Overall: 6 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 16.5 x 31.1 x 25.7 cm )
printed: inside top of crown: "EXTRA QUALITY / BY APPOINTMENT / [insignia with French mottoes] / SCOTT & Co. / Hatters to H.M. the King / AND / The Royal Family, / 1, OLD BOND STREET, / PICCADILLY, W."
ink stamped: inside top of crown: "AVHS"
Black beaver (silk) top hat with very slightly flared crown with flat top and slightly rolled brim with edges bent inward on either side; wide black wool felt band on exterior with narrow band of black silk ribbon encircling base; white leather sweatband and cream silk lining.
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