Top hat and box, mens, fur felt /cardboard, maker unknown, England, .
Grey fur felt top hat with tall crown flaring slightly towards the top and trimmed with black felt hat band. The narrow brim has an upturned edge trimmed with grey gros grain. Lined with cram silk and it has a light grey leatherette hatband with a small cram bow at centre back. Printed on lining: 'FUR/MADE IN ENGLAND/EXPRESSLTY FOR/RICHARD HUNT & CO/314 George Street,/SYDNEY'. Impressed on band at centre front: 'Made in England'.
Oval cardboard hatbox with lid made of cream cardboard covered with pink paper trimmed with black at bottom edge and top edge of lid. Handwritten on lid 'DOVEY/Melbourne.'. On box in white: '2'.
Printed on lining of hat: 'FUR/MADE IN ENGLAND/EXPRESSLY FOR/RICHARD HUNT & CO/314, George Steet,/SYDNEY. Impressed in hatband: 'Made in England'. Handwritten on lid: 'DOVEY/Melbourne'. Handwritten in white on box: '2'.