Weatherproof Shelby Cap
Weatherproof Shelby applejack hat made of waterproof waxed cotton. Handmade in Poland by craft hat makers of Sterkowski.
A vintage style Shelby cap, made of weatherproof waxed cotton from the great British Millerain. Waxed cotton is not only very breathable, but also has exceptional weather-resistant properties. Thanks to a special blend of waxes, it has a drier feel than common waxed fabrics and is waterproof. British Millerain was established in 1880, since then it became a pioneer of waxed cotton.
Shelby has a narrower crown than the Peaky Blinders model, it is also sewn down to the visor. On the top of the crown there is a small decorative button. Cap is lined with a breathable cotton and has a cotton sweatband inside.
Shape memory sewn down visor
Fabric: waxed cotton
This model of newsboy cap is inspired by the English gang Peaky Blinders. Members of Peaky Blinders gang wore very similar caps, at the end of the 19th century, in Birmingham. After John Douglas's novel, A Walk Down Summer Lane, arised a myth about razor blades hidden between visor and crown of their caps. Those sharp razor blades were supposed to be used as a weapon, causing wounds or blindness of their victims.
Sterkowski is a family company of the third and fourth generation devoted to the craft of hat making since 1926. Using traditional hat making techniques, Sterkowski does not produce on a mass scale. Their products are sewn in very small batches or on an order basis, faithful to traditional cap and hat making techniques, which have withstood the tests of time for over 95 years.
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