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The 10 Best Vintage Hats

At Historical Emporium, we have been selling authentic period clothing since 2003, with thousands of satisfied customers around the world.

We have sold hundreds of vintage hats, and we listen closely to customer feedback to make sure we're delivering on the promise of unique, authentic clothing, world class service, and great prices.

We survey every customer to gauge their opinion of the products they bought, and put together this list of the top-ranked vintage hats in our store.

Shop with confidence, knowing that these terrific vintage hats have been tested and endorsed by our other customers, and that you will receive five star service along with a great value!


 

#1 Rated Vintage Hat
Victorian Top Hat - Black

 Victorian Steampunk Regency Mens Hats Black Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 007625

$88.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 5 reviews

Top Hat Victorian
This hat fit as advertised, and was very comfortable to wear. In fact, wore it for an evening of Victorian era dancing and received many compliments.
Dec 29, 2019
Lee J
Dearbon MI
US
review
I am looking for any hats that can look good while conducting Masonic Lodge. This had does not meet the standards. I thought it would, but it is too over the top. This can only be seen in person as opposed to internet. The shorter Top hats I got in exchange are working so much better.
Nov 26, 2019
Louis Yancich
Charleston WV
US
top hat
Well made very pleased with the purchase. shipped quickly.
Nov 18, 2019
ylo
Chestertown MD
US
A Perfect Fit
Very comfortable! Looks impressive. Would be nicer if silk-lined. 'Will definitely invest in a rain bonnet. Fits perfectly in the large, clear hat box, from containerstore.com.
Nov 7, 2019
Robert Riopel
SPRINGFIELD MA
US
Top Hat
Love it! Quality merchandise!
Oct 3, 2019
Michael Boykin
Natchez MS
US

 

#2 Rated Vintage Hat
Deluxe John Bull Top Hat - Black

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Regency Mens Hats Black Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Dickens Vampire

ITEM 002522

$82.95

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Average Rating: 4.75/5.00 stars from 150 reviews

Top Hat
The Top Hat is perfect. I like the quality and the way it sits on my head. Well done.
Nov 1, 2019
Ken
Beverly Ma
US
Great hat!
I love this hat! Beautifully made and fits perfectly.
Oct 12, 2019
jayvee
Lancaster PA
US
Authentic
I was impressed with how authentic the top hat looks and feels up close. An added surprise that was not in the picture was a feather and hat pin tucked into the hat band. No doubt, you'll love this hat.
Jul 6, 2019
Mark
Mountain Lake Park MD
US
Great Quality Hat
I purchased this hat for my husband for a titanic period party coming up. The selection, quality of the products and speed of delivery of this company is absolutely outstanding. We will definitely purchase future products from this company.
May 12, 2019
Jess
Cincinnati Oh
US
AWESOME!!!
Awesome quality product!! I ordered a black John Bull top hat, and it is beautiful! The sizing was spot on, it arrived much more quickly than I imagined, and in perfect condition. I'm not sure what I expected, but I was more than impressed with both the materials and workmanship, and will gladly recommend Historical Emporium to my friends and colleagues!
Apr 26, 2019
M K Ottley
Ogden Ut
US
Great Price
Great Price and fits great. I have not worn this hat to an event yet however I can already tell you that I love this hat over the Coachman's that I have previously purchased couple of months ago. Coachman's hat feels cheaply made compared to the John Bull which is Ironic when you compare the prices.
Feb 28, 2019
Robert Burrows
Coffeyville KS
US
Great Hat
The hat came quickly, the size was appropriate. The shape around the hat band is a tad strange, but I believe with some wear and sweat it will mold to the head. I am a magician and I will be using this hat extremely often and am pleased with the purchase.
Feb 13, 2019
Sensei Strange
Austin TX
US
Black Deluxe John Bull Top Hat
Loved the black deluxe John Bull top hat! The quality was way more then I expected! I purchased the hat for my fiance' for Christmas and he loved it! Fit him very well!
Dec 28, 2017
Debra
Waxahachie TX
US
Amazing!
I needed an elegant hat for Halloween and you did not disappoint! Wonderful quality and looks amazing! Quick shipping as well!
Nov 8, 2017
Broberg
Lingle Wy
US
Very high quality
This is a great hat, VERY true to size. Looks even better than the catalog pictures.
Oct 2, 2017
ytontx
Dallas Te
US
Fantastic Quality
Feb 16, 2017
Anonymous

Quality!!
Such amazing quality for such an affordable price!
Feb 8, 2017
DLUX

close but no cigar
hat brim far more 'curled' than shown in picture. inside very round pinching the front and rear and leaving the sides not touching .. size measurement on my head where it showed caused me to order XL..L would have been better
Nov 23, 2016
r brainard
kennesaw ga
US
complements plus
I always get at least one complement on the hat when I wear it to an event. Often I receive many and even an invitation to work. The hat fits great and goes with the rest of my steam punk costume.
Oct 17, 2016
Curtis Buck
Fullerton ca
US
Pretty nice
It fits well, I just need to personally fit it to my head.
Aug 17, 2016
Anonymous
Oh
US

 

#3 Rated Vintage Hat
Lincoln Tall Crown Top Hat

 Victorian Mens Hats Black Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 006991

$94.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 11 reviews

Best hat of my life
This hat has made me a better man.
May 15, 2020
Cornelian
Boston Su
Best hat of my life
This hat has made me a better man.
May 14, 2020
Cornelian
Boston Su
Perfect And Well Priced
I love this hat! It was the perfect birthday present for my brother. Every detail is there, and it came less than 24 hours after I purchased it. It is tall enough to suit my needs and every detail is high quality. Good for an Abraham Lincoln costume but also fine as a regular top hat.
Jan 3, 2020
Secoya Hyannis
San Francisco Ca
US
The Tops of the Top Hats
This hat is excellent in appearance, and very well constructed. It is ideal for a tall man as its height is proportionate for a tall person. My head size is a bit larger than the Large size but not large enough for Extra Large so I used a hat jack to stretch it a bit. It fits perfectly! I wore it for the first time at my installation as Worshipful Master of my Masonic Lodge and it was a hit! I shall wear it at all meetings of my lodge, as the Master is supposed to do.
Jun 14, 2019
WM Don
Lowell MA
US
Top Notch Top Hat
Quick shipping on these quality top hat for our play! Thank you so very much
May 22, 2019
BCT
Britton SD
US
Great quality
Perfect for the Holidays, quality workmanship, 33 hats in my wardrobe, this ranks near the top.
Dec 14, 2018
Joseph
Tilton Ne
US
Outstanding Quality!
I was on the fence between this top hat and the Victorian top hat, but chose this one due to the price. I was pleasantly surprised by the craftsmanship of the hat and how it looks. I will be wearing it this week for a bicentennial celebration. Only complaint is that it is a little loose, but knowing how the sizing works I'd prefer it to be a little loose than a little snug :)
Jun 28, 2018
Historian
Rochester Ne
US
Top hat
I LOVE IT AND SO DO MY FANS! Very nice quality for the price
Apr 25, 2018
Creepz The Clown
Houston Tx
US
Top Hat Takes the Cake!
When I got the e-mail from Historical Emporium with the adv for the Lincoln Tall Crown Top Hat, I knew I had to have one. I actually bought one for myself and one for my son who is a great fan of Abe Lincoln, and teaches history in middle school here. The hats arrived promptly. Both fit perfectly. They are tall, stiff, very black, and quite eye-catching. This is an incredible hat which will go perfectly with my HE cut-away coat.
Jan 3, 2018
Fred4570
McKinney TX
US
Stovepipe hat
Excellent product. Good materials. Looks great
Dec 15, 2017
Anita Atherton
Independence Ka
Top Hat
It is, indeed, a Top Hat. It is well made and fills a much needed niche in any Reenactor/Actor's hat collection. I have one of the original screen worn high toppers made in Rome, Italy for the film Gangs of New York in my collection, and this one is close in quality, and at a much more affordable price. Repros made by the same Italian firm run upwards of $300+shipping to the US. I have wanted one I can wear for day-to-day shows and I'm not about to wear my collector's item for that! This hat fits the bill nicely. It is made of a nice sturdy wool with enough lacquer to keep it looking nice even after it has been shot off your head a few times , or sat on at a cotillion. I recommend it highly. - Sourdoh
Jul 6, 2017
Sourdoh
Peoria Ar
US

 

#4 Rated Vintage Hat
Deluxe John Bull Top Hat - Burgundy

 Victorian Old West Steampunk Mens Hats Burgundy Red Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 007641

$82.95

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 3 reviews

john bull hat
went perfectly with my burgandy shirt. wore it to Dickens on the Strand in Galveston, Tx. recievednumerous compliments on it and the rest of my costume. fit perfect. will be wearing it to other(not necessarily costume shows)
Dec 14, 2019
Reiver
Cleburne Tx
US
Hat is amazing!
Best hat I've purchased (though I've only purchased five).
Oct 30, 2019
Anonymous

Great Hat
This is a great hat.
Jul 13, 2019
Anonymous


 

#5 Rated Vintage Hat
Straw Top Hat

 Victorian Old West Mens Hats Ivory Straw Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003243

$54.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.92/5.00 stars from 12 reviews

Top hat
Good straw, well woven, shape is not a top hat however. The hat leansvincand the top is not flat. Having to have it blocked. The stretch elastic fashion band was ridiculous. Changing it to a Petersham.
Aug 28, 2019
Deborah
Flowery Branch GA
US
EXCELLENT PIONEER STRAW HAT
Jul 26, 2019
Elijah Orum Young Jr
Monroe LA
US
great hat!
I bought this for my son to wear to a Regency picnic. The hat is well made and he received many compliments. His head measures 22.875 so I just bought the 23 inch. It fits great. This is a nice good-looking hat for a decent price.
Jul 18, 2018
Mimi
Jet City wa
US
Good Buy
The hat is well made and everything that I expected. I'm going to upgrade the hat band as I planned to do before the purchase. I would recommend this product to anyone wanting a period correct straw top hat that can easily be upgraded.
Oct 7, 2016
Chip

Straw Top Hat
A great look for a summer country look circa 1800-1850.
Feb 26, 2016
Rush
Rush Ne
US
Straw Top Hat
The Straw Top Hat is a well made and handsome product. It receives many compliments and has received an offer of trade by a stranger. The shipping time was quick and the shipping charges were inexpensive, as it cost me 3X's more in charges to ship for an exchange for a smaller size. Thank you for such a fun product!
Dec 1, 2015
C Jones
Mesa AZ
US
Straw Top Hat
The straw top hat is everything it appears to be in the photo, as well as more. It is well made and fits my head in accordance to the size charts. With this hat, you will be noted at any social or private event. I feel like Mr. Darcy.
Jun 25, 2015
Dr. Plasczyk
New Orleans LA
US
GREAT HAT!
This hat is very sturdy and well made. It will last two months of highly active performances easily at regular wear and tear. Great fit and the crown is very high so it is excellent for that comic character!
Jun 18, 2015
Theatre Costumer

Straw top hat
I ordered your straw top hat because I wanted a low - ebb, relaxed summer formal look. It appeared to be what I would like. The order came quickly. The hat really seems to be well made. However, I was surprised to see how TALL it is! The site did say how tall it would be, but I did not estimate the effect. Well, if I don't think I can live with it, I'll just have get another one!
Apr 3, 2015
A. L. Burke
Jamaica NY
US
TERRIFIC HAT!
Dec 19, 2014
Anonymous

Straw Top Hat
Great transaction! The hat came perfectly shipped and just in time for my sister's birthday. She had mentioned how much she wanted a Straw Top Hat and I was so fortunate to find your website. Thank you again for the great service!
Jul 6, 2012
Christie Shell
Baltimore Ma
US
Great Hat!
It was exactly what I was wanting! I've looked at some other ones in stores, this one is so much better finished, even got some envious looks from passer's by in Tombstone, where everyone likes to play dress-up.
Jun 3, 2011
Anachronist Painter
Phoenix AZ

 

#6 Rated Vintage Hat
Paragon Top Hat - Black

 Victorian Steampunk Mens Hats Black Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 005291

$83.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.71/5.00 stars from 7 reviews

Top notch top hat!
My girlfriend and I will be attending our first steampunk fair and I wanted a hat that would be appropriate. I also like headwear that attracts attention without being too over the top, so to speak. The hat is very well made and I like the small storage pouch sewn into the headband. I ordered size small and it is a bit snug on my forehead but there is some excess space on the sides of my head so Iím hoping that it will fit better after Iíve worn it for awhile. All in all, itís a great hat!
Feb 22, 2018
Ace Williams
Greenwood Lake NY
US
Classy
I bought this hat to use as part of a Steampunk outfit for Holloween, but find that I wear it for other occasions. Really great quality and the sizing was perfect. For that matter all of the items that I purchased from Historical Emporium have been top quality.
Oct 27, 2016
Anonymous

Gentleman Adventurer
What a kick I received when my hat arrived. The quality is excellent, will be wearing this for many years to come.
Oct 18, 2016
Porter
Seattle WA
US
Paragon Top Hat
Love this style. The Bullet holders sets this apart from all others.
Jul 29, 2016
Rahameem
Joliet Il
US
Paragon Top Hat
My son chose this hat to wear to my wedding. It fits well and we both like it
Apr 15, 2016
Heather

Great Hat
I was looking for a short top hat. This hat is perfect. It fits exactly the way I had hoped it would when I took the measurements, and is well built. The details on it are also beautiful. The material it is made of is very nice, as well.
Nov 19, 2014
John
Dayton Oh
US
A Very Short Topper
This is a fairly well-made hat, with neat decorations for the Steampunk crowd. It features a low crown, rising just a couple inches above the curled brim. Be aware that this hat appears to be constructed around a rounder head. When I tried it on, it meet the front and back of my head, but stood out by a finger's width on the sides. This may be fixable somehow, but I ultimately returned it, as it wasn't nearly as tall as I'd hoped. While this hat may be ideal for some, if you are looking for a taller hat for a dressier occasion, try the Deluxe John Bull, or the Acme Top Hat, the latter of which also features the Steampunk embellishments .
Apr 25, 2014
Chuck
Wasilla AK

 

#7 Rated Vintage Hat
Panama Straw Top Hat - Natural

 Victorian Old West Mens Hats Ivory Straw Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Gifts for Him

ITEM 006213

$114.95

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 8 reviews

Fantastic Panama Straw Top Hat
Heavens to Murgatroid this is a fine hat! So well done, love it to death.
Apr 30, 2020
Pat
Woodstock GA
US
Very Nice
This is a very nice quality hat. Would not Hesitate to buy from again.
Jun 21, 2019
Clara
Kansas City KS
US
Great looking Hat
This is one of those items that brings out the compulsive in me and makes me want to order two! Great fit (I wear a lrg), great looking and comfortable. I usually doubt straw hats at this price but this hat is well constructed and I am choosing it often to wear outside during the summer days. I will order another one as I fear I might wear this one out. Just love this hat.
Oct 11, 2018
Stringbender
Woodland Hills Ca
Straw Hat
Fits fantasticly! It is light weight, and breezy! Just what I wanted!
Jul 26, 2018
Ethan Cass
Hermann Mi
US
Wonderful Quality
This hat is very well made and has a nice flair to it. I was searching for a straw top hat, like you do, and really lucked out finding Historical Emporium.
May 18, 2017
Anonymous

I really like this hat!
The straw is tightly and finely hand woven Panama Hat from Ecuador. The price is very reasonable. I have a Panama Fedora for which I paid over $200 six years ago and this is comparable in quality. I'll be using it for my musical stage performances in Columbia, CA this next month and for years to come. For the hot weather you can't beat a Panama. With moderate care, they last forever. I wanted a topper that was a little lower in height and this fits the bill perfectly. I really like this hat!
Apr 27, 2017
John S
Tacoma WA
US
Crown for a King!
My favorite hat ever! I saw this hat on the head of one of the Carnival kings for 2017 last week on the New Orleans local news!
Jun 2, 2016
Marty Graw
New Orleans Lo
Summer Hat
Hat is perfect. Just what I wanted for summer.
May 8, 2016
Old Guy
laramie WY
US

 

#8 Rated Vintage Hat
Panama Straw Top Hat - Black

 Victorian Old West Mens Hats Black Straw Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 006214

$114.95

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 7 reviews

AWESOME!
AWESOME hat!!! JUST what we wanted!! Good workmanship!! And JUST as pictured and as sized! Thanks much!!
Sep 20, 2019
Anonymous
mi
US
panama straw top hat
size lg natural hat fit perfect , so i ordered the black too.. highly recommend.. -d
Aug 1, 2018
rockin' d
MT
US
Black Panama Topper
I have a number of round hats (toppers) and prefer fur felt. As such, I'm not too keen on straw hats, but wanted something for the warmer weather. I couldn't be more pleased with this hat. It is, quite simply, the completest thing -- well done!
Aug 7, 2017
Jack S.
Hampton Vi
US
Great hat
I've been looking for a black straw topper and this is the one. I have to natural version and wanted the black version. That's s was a great price.
May 19, 2016
von Buck
Stoneham MA
US
Panama Straw Top Hat
May 19, 2016
Anonymous

Topper Exquisite'
This Topper is Just perfect in every way great styling Comfy to wear in any weather although it's a spring summer look. Very Sturdy and The Ladies Love it! What more do you need to complete any wardrobe.
May 13, 2016
Skeeter Pants
Wayne NJ
US
Puttin on the Ritz, baby!
This hat is awsome!!! Sturdy yet light weight, perfect hat for warm climates. The first day I wore it I paired it with the wasteland black eyewear and an Armani trench coat. I felt like people wanted to get my autograph. Worth every penny I paid!!!
Nov 5, 2015
Don Evans
Cumming GA
US

 

#9 Rated Vintage Hat
Deluxe John Bull Top Hat - Brown

 Victorian Old West Mens Hats Brown Wool Felt Top |Antique Vintage Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume | Gifts for Him

ITEM 003877

$82.95

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Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.41/5.00 stars from 17 reviews

John Bull Top Hat
Size was not very close to what was advertised, and on the label. Hat was misshapen, this for a $95 hat, even if it was made in China.
Dec 6, 2018
David Overby
Peosta IA
US
Just What I Wanted
Great Hat and I get so many compliments when I wear it!
Feb 26, 2016
Rod F
El Paso TX
US
Great
This is a great product. I love it. I will buy from here again in the future
Jul 1, 2015
Anonymous

Looks great, weird fit
The hat is very elegant. Got lots of complements. Looks good with steampunk goggles on them. However, the hat is not oval (head-shaped) enough. On my head, it binds at the front and back -- which is sort-of good since it has gaps on the left and right, and only only the front/back pressure is holding it on. Even so, it rocks back-and-forth, left-right as my head tilts.
Apr 8, 2015
Dave Lennert
Portland Or
US
My Favorite Hat
This hat (like most products I find on here) is durable, yet elegant. It's reinforced quite well to retain its shape including the slight "bell" shape the brim has. It's not a bad price as well. I'd recommend it.
Apr 21, 2014
Christopher R.
Ca
US
Top Hat
I purchased this top hat for my fiance to wear at our wedding. This hat is of great quality, the head chart was helpful and the delivery was quick.
Mar 10, 2014
Jay
Jacksonville FL
US
John Bull hat
easy site navigation, easy check out. good prices and many compliments on my new deluxe john bull top hat. TOTALLY SATISFIED WILL RETURN FOR ANOTHER PURCHASE.
Feb 28, 2014
STANDINGBEAR
Sedona Ar
US
love this hat
This hat is everything we hoped it would be. It's beautiful!!
Nov 1, 2013
Xander
Cary NC
US
Deluxe John Bull Top Hat - Brown
Unbelievable style and quality. Includes excellent feather embellishment not pictured. I shall only remove this hat for sleeping. By far my favorite purchase of 2013. Seems under-priced for such high level of quality.
Oct 3, 2013
Jeffrey
Raleigh NC
US
great hat
i have not experienced any of the sizing problems some of the other customers had. this hat fits my head quite nicely and is made from sturdy materials with a very nice silky lining
Sep 27, 2013
Jake
Golden Co
US
Great hat
Fits perfectly. Well made and adds that touch of class you need to dress up any outfit. Love it!
Sep 11, 2013
Anonymous

interesting size
Hat size was a little bit bigger than expected. It was much fatter (side to side) than a normal hat, and much shorter (front to back). It fits on my head, but tents to tilt side to side. I expect I could reshape it, but haven't tried to do so yet, so don't know how that would work.
Aug 30, 2013
Anonymous

John Bull top Hat
Fits well, looks sharp, I'm very pleased! Now I need a top coat to go with it.
Aug 19, 2013
Doc
Hudson WI
US
boyfriend loves it
I ordered this for my boyfriend for our anniversary. it looks just like the picture and fits pretty well (a little big, but that may have been a measuring error on my part). he practically won't take it off!
Jun 21, 2013
Anonymous

mrs
i ordered the black top hat for my husband, he really loved it, so i ordered it in the gray and the brown. Customer service answers the phone happy and is very helpful. thanks.
Mar 9, 2013
sharon shelton
houston MS
US

 

#10 Rated Vintage Hat
Elegant Top Hat - Red

 Victorian Steampunk Mens Hats Red Wool Felt Solid Top |Antique Vintage Old Fashioned Wedding Theatrical Reenacting Costume |

ITEM 003495

$49.95

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Average Rating: 5.00/5.00 stars from 13 reviews

Show stopper!
This stunning red hat was perfect! A deep rich red that had everyone's attention! Absolutely love it!
May 14, 2020
Ginstar
Chico Ca
US
Red Topper
Been looking for a quality top hat for a long time. Finally was referred to the historical emporium and have a quality topper.
Mar 6, 2019
Jake Bierman
Hilo HI
US
Elegant top hat in red
Love it......Sent exactly what you described
Aug 2, 2018
Anonymous

Top This Hat
Very well made top hat. Sizing was right on. Problem now is to find an outfit worthy of this hat. WOW!
Jul 14, 2018
Santa Freeman
Yuma Ar
US
Red over the top hat
Awesome red top hat! The artist I bought it for Is on stage every night and simply loved it! Great quality and great Service!
Dec 28, 2017
Linda wackerman
Las Vegas Ne
US
quality hat
I bought this for my husband for Christmas. He LOVES it!! He has worn it several times and everyone stops him to tell how much they love his hat. It is really sharp looking.
Jan 5, 2017
BProvow
Clearfield UT
US
Great hat
I have a collection of three top hats and this one is the nicest I plan on buying the other color I don't have that they sell
Nov 3, 2016
Don
Bartlett TN
US
Fantastic Purchase
Absolutley beautiful hat. Great quality. I highly recommend it to everyone. Historical Emporium is the only place I purchase my hats. Super lightning fast shipping as well.
Sep 24, 2015
Nelson
Miami Beach Fl
US
excellent topper
Have been shopping for a ladies top hat and this, though in the men's section, is a fine enough finish for my use. It is a heavy weight and has nice interior finish details. Would love it in velvet or satin if you are wondering where to branch out! (my steampunkness needs more options) Shipping was fast, Item was as advertised, and I couldnt be more pleased Thanks Historical Emporium!
Aug 28, 2015
Danise
Pittsburgh PA
US
Just What I Needed !
I don't know how much you know about the E Clampus Vitus group (ECV). But they are either a Historical Drinking Society or a Drinking Historical Society --- Thankfully the debate continues. Anyway, they appeared in California during the Gold Rush and were so important that nobody, no salesman, shop keeper, actors, miner, nobody, could do business in the mining camps unless they were a member of the ECV. It kinda' died out during the Civil War, but then became revitalized in the 1930's as a History Preservation Group. Many times when driving along the streets and roadways you'll see a Historical Marker. When you stop to read what it says, it often shows it was placed there by the ECV. Our colors are red and black --- MAINLY RED ! Red is called the Clamper color. We call our members "Redshirts". Everyone is always trying to come up with a new variation for the use of RED. I am the Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866, ECV's "Consulting Clampstorian" (Historian). The ECV is an all men's group, but at the beginning of each year we hold our "Widder's Ball" (We call our wives or girlfriends --- or BOTH, our Widders) and hold a fancy dress Ball in our ladies' honor. We introduce the new officers and defrock the outgoing President (we call our "Humbug"). Have a great meal, lots of liquid refreshments, and then hold costume contests, followed by a Dance. I just received my new Italian suit, black with red pinstripes --- and to top it off, I purchased your Red Top Hat ! I have a...
Jul 2, 2015
Socalal
Caliente Ca
US
Spectacular find
I had been looking for a red top hat for some time. Thank you for having this in your shop. Not only is it the perfect color of red, it's quality is unmatched. I have bought many of your hats and they are all of over and above quality. I get so many compliments on them. I attend many Steampunk events and your hats are always a hit. Thanks again. Still buying more.
Nov 14, 2014
Holli Barrett
grand prairie TX
US
It's a keeper
This hat gets attention! I found a black lace lady's garter to use for a headband and it really gives this hat a punch! The hat fits fine and is very well made.
Mar 19, 2014
MyLady K
Cherokee No
a masterpiece
if you ever thought that you just don't stick out enough with your top hat, try this one. Well made, very sturdy and as bright red as a signal light, this hat is an over-the-top(hat) headturner.
Apr 12, 2013
Lorenz H

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