To put it mildly: probably the little cousin in shape and age of Steve's fantastic 1900 Habig Bowler... J. Hückel's Söhne Melone/Bowler/Derby This stiff felt is really rather semi-stiff: Completely dented by shipping , but easily recovered thanks to this fact. It comes with a wind cord & strongly bent up side brim. The sweat has no print and is quite simple (but still soft); the black lining with the gold logo is what drew me to it. As far as the age is concerned, I'm a little unsure: The shape reminds me a lot of Steve's Habig; I didn't find this JHS label in his list so far... Nevertheless, I think: pre WWI - maybe 1900s!?