703 – VERY NICE POST CIVIL WAR ERA MILITIA HARDEE TYPE TOP HAT WITH BUGLE:
In very good and sound original condition. Circa 1860. Light brown / gray felt constructed retaining its original band and chord. Brass bugle insignia in front showing a nice untouched age patina. Original leather sweat band with some loose stitching. Maker marked inside (see photos). About 21 inch size. A nice and very unusual 19th Century American hat! Free shipping.