Mechanical Wooden Hat Stretcher. Milliner's Sizer Display Stand. c1900.

Stock Number: WMHS2697


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This antique mechanical hat stretcher which dates from c1900 would have been used by a Milliner to size and manufacture hats. By turning the large metal handle the wooden hat section can be adjusted to increase or decrease the size.

These were originally used to size, stretch and manufacture hats. Today they look great on display just on their own or are ideal for displaying hats and wigs.

Date: c1900.

Dimensions: Length: 30.5 cm (12"). Width: 16 cm (6 1/4"). Height: 34 cm (13 1/4").

Weight approx: 4.802 kg.

Condition: Very good used antique condition with signs of use in keeping with age. Some chips, cracks, bruises, age related wear and a large chip on one side. All leaving a wonderful decorative look. 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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