BLACK HIGH HAT & BOX, ALBANY, N.Y., MID 19TH C

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  • Lot: 95
  • November 11, 2015 NYC
  • New York City
Lustrous silk or fur high hat, signed on inner leather band by original owner, "Samuel Hand Shoreham, VT.", Crown Ht. 7.75", Brim Wd. 13", (wear at brim & crown edges) very good; included is hat's original pasteboard box stamped, "John Mayell Hat Manufacturer…Albany", fair. Samuel Hand born 1769 on Long Island, N.Y.; died 1845 Shoreham VT, Capt. Hand was a sea captain & fought in War of 1812, Plattsburg, before moving to VT to manage the family farm. Family provenance provided.

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  • Price Realized: $ 330.00
  • Category: Gents
  • Era: 1800-1850

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