Mechanical Hat Stretcher. Wood & Metal Milliner's Sizer Display. c1900.

Stock Number: AHS2709


This handsome mechanical Milliner's hat stretcher which has a beautiful rich patina dates from c1900 and sits on it's wooden base.

This antique hat sizer is a heavy weight and has a long and chunky metal screw type handle which when turned opens and closes the wooden hat section. This would be done to adjust the size so hats could be stretched, sized and manufactured.

This hat stretcher has a wonderful decorative look so looks fantastic on display either on it's own or displaying hats and other headwear.

Date: c1900.

Dimensions: Length: 28.5 cm (11 1/4"). Width: 17 cm (6 1/2"). Height: 32 cm (12 1/2").

Weight approx: 5.8 kg.

Condition: Very good used antique condition with light signs of use in keeping with age leaving a wonderful patina and look. Some small chips, cracks, bruises and age related wear from use. Opens and closes as it should. Please see pictures.

Please note that only the wooden hat stretcher is included. The hat and any other items in the pictures are for display only.

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