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Knox Superfine gray homburg

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by deadlyhandsome, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. deadlyhandsome

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    US size 7 3/8 Long Oval Knox Superfine O.P.S. era (early 1950s) homburg with box.


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    $150 shipped contiguous US.

    Additional photos on request.


    Edit: $125 shipped to US

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    Last edited: Dec 12, 2018
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  2. SWEET!!!! Now when are you going to list those 7 1/2's?!?!?!?!?;):rolleyes::)
     
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  3. Just Daniel

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    How do you rate it against the Knox 20s?
     
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    That’s tough. By design homburgs usually have more structure and the brims are stiffer than a fedora. I know you know all this.

    The felt is very nice. It arrived open crown and it accepted a dry crease without issue. My only Knox Twenty is a decade older than this Superfine but I think I’d give the Twenty the edge.


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  5. deadlyhandsome

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    I ended up with this because the seller wasn’t sure if it was a 7 3/8 or 7 5/8. Rolled the dice and lost. It’s such a nice hat too. I thought about keeping it just to have it but someone should get to wear it.


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  6. belfastboy

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    What is the brim width on this? Is it a very light grey felt (on my monitor) or a light brown?
     
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  7. deadlyhandsome

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    It’s light grey. When I get home I’ll measure the brim for you.


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  8. deadlyhandsome

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  9. steur

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    That is a magnificent hat, Brent. Too bad it's three sizes too large for me. Knox superfine is an excellent homburg by any standard.
     
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  10. deadlyhandsome

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    Just making sure you saw that I added the measurement you were looking for.


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  11. drmaxtejeda

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    I asked Bowen the same question. He says the Twenty is better hands down.

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  12. deadlyhandsome

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    I would agree that the Twenty is nicer, but this felt is also very nice.


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    $125 shipped contiguous US


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  14. deadlyhandsome

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    $100 shipped.


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    PM sent. Thanks
     
  16. deadlyhandsome

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    An amazing hat at such a low price. Come on fellows; start wearing real hats and step into the Homburg Nation (you never want to leave).
     
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  18. UnclePete

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    Any other 7 3/8 coming up.
     
  19. deadlyhandsome

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    I don’t think so. I do have a Borsalino that is 6 1/2 Punti and Borsalinos often run small... hard to say. I’ll list it in a few days but here’s a peak:

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  20. deadlyhandsome

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    I also have this Dobbs 707 stingy with some moth damage.

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    I’d let this Dobbs go pretty cheap if anyone was interested.


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