This wonderful high quality antique leather hat case by Henry Heath looks very decorative and has a beautiful rich colour.
The case has nice details like brass lock plate, sturdy leather handle, red silk lining and embossed makers name to front. It still has it's original maker's labels and the original leather strap which is rare.
The front is embossed with the makers details. Henry Heath. 105 - 107 Oxford St, London W. The inside has the makers name and London addresses plus Hat Manufacturers to His Majesty The King. Some old luggage labels attached to the outside.
Dates from c1910.
Maker: Henry Heath.
A very nice case for keeping a hat safe whilst travelling but also ideal for home decor, shop display or photography / film prop as it is so beautiful.
External Height: 25 cm - 10" Approx.
External Width: 34 cm - 13 1/2" Approx.
External Depth: 30 cm - 12" Approx.
Circumference of internal hat holder: 66 cm / 26" approx.
Hat holder aperture: Front to back: 21.5 cm. Side to side: 20 cm.
Hat holder Height: 17 cm at highest part.
Weight: 2218 grams.
Condition: Very good antique condition with age related wear with scuffs and scrapes. Old labels attached. Stitching is in good condition. The interior has some light staining and fading. There is an old wire repair to front clasp. No key so will not lock but stays sclosed with leather strap and buckle. Leather straps are in nice condition. Carry handle in excellent sound condition. The inside buckle is broken on one side but still works OK. Please see pictures.
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