Any of you Stetson whisperers have any idea on the model of this 50s 3X “Selv-Edge”? Had it for a few years and always wondered - absolutely no model anywhere on the liner or sweat. Lovely hat - it’s kind of Whippet-y but the dimensions seem a hair more modest to my eye. Looks a bit like a...
Boy, would love these and in desperate need of a pair like that - very hard to find shoes that fit me properly here in Japanland without paying through the nose. But if they fit true to size I fear they'd be just too small, as I normally take a 9.5 US. Tremendous offer to be sure!
Nagasaki is a wonderful city, with a remarkable resilience and positivity given its violent and tragic history.
I need to get a good photo of that Faunosca in the sun, because the color is quite something.
Thanks. It really is the elegance of classic Borsalino exemplified, with that amazingly pliable felt that takes any bash you can imagine for it. In the right light Condor seems to have just a bit of lavender to it - I'll have to get a better photo on a sunny day.
Courtesy of @Daniele Tanto, a new old beauty. Faunosca in "Condor", from sometime around 1950 or so. Elegant and light as a feather. What really amazes me in these vintage Borsalinos is how the felt is like clay - so soft and shapeable but holds whatever bash you shape.