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SOLD: VPI Corps of Cadets shako hat by Horstmann

SOLD: VPI Corps of Cadets shako hat by Horstmann SOLD: VPI Corps of Cadets shako hat by Horstmann

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Old VPI (Virginia Polytechnic Institute or Virginia Tech) Corps of Cadets shako hat by Wm. H. Horstmann (stamp inside), circa 1890s; measures about 8.5d" x 6"w, about 13" total height to top of pom (dollar bill shown in image for size comparison only).  Antique, pre-owned, imperfect, used condition - surface wear, scuffing throughout, no chin strap or outer sweat band, gold rope element missing just above visor.  Some loss, dry rot to leather band inside.  See photos.

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