You can have my girl, but don't touch my hat!
There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. All the rest . . . comes afterwards. Albert Camus
I am more inclined to blame timing, less than stellar auction listings & maybe the stated delivery lag from eastern Europe.
These are pre-war NOS Borsos with at least the hint (or more) of a verifiable provenance, no? Many would say these represent the zenith of 2o'th Century hat making, doggone near a "Holy Grail", IMHO. They seem to me to verge close to "it belongs in a museum" territory.
Or am I mistaken are these more common than I think?
Baron- you seem to have been at this for a while, both Stateside & on The Continent, if I am not mistaken.
I would defer to your' assessment.
"When wrongs are pressed because it is believed they will be borne, resistance becomes morality."
I knew there would be keen interest in this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/160779783079...ht_2063wt_1165 but the final price surprised me a little. I'd put money on it being a lounger!
If so, nice catch!
"I have recently acquired a new hat of such ferocity that it has been running my whole life for me. I wake up in the morning thinking, 'Who shall I wear my hat at today?'"
What does "NOS" stand for? I've seen it used a couple times and can't figure it out