1851 Canadian Beaver Top Hat

$275.00

Description

Admittedly top hats are not all that rare, but one from Brantford CW is!!

Glassco, Thomas, wholesale and retail hatter and furrier, on Colborne Street. Cash was paid for all kinds of fur skins.

Top Hat Trivia: Did you know that the top hat was often used as a symbol of capitalism in cartoons in socialist and communist media? It was a part of the dress of Uncle Sam and used as a symbol of American monopoly power. These days few people adorn these classic hats but they are still quite popular with musician, stage actors and of course magicians

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