Pure breathable cotton baker's boy cap, handcrafted with care.
- Narrower crown than in Peaky Blinders model
- Sewn down visor
- Lining: cotton
- Sweatband: cotton
- Fabric: 100% softened cotton (emerized)
A vintage style Shelby cap, made of 100% softened cotton (emerized). 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.
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.
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had this barely a year. center button has come off. stitching coming out. button was never centered properly. poor assembly.
this is my third sterkowski cap. quality seems to have gone down hill. I attempted to contact customer service. I keep getting the "error has occurred" message. disappointed.
I have purchased 7 hats from the Sterkowski company and all have been of excellent quality. I am especially please with the packing of the hats as each has arrived ready to wear.
Acabo de recibir mi "Shelby" en mi domicilio y es fantástica.! La calidad del producto y los detalles de terminación son de primer nivel. Los felicito por la dedicación.