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The Major - Black Rabbit

Sale price£595

Darkly elegant.

The Herbert Johnson Major Poet is a classic bound-edge Poet style handcrafted to order in luxurious deep black rabbit fur felt featuring a coordinated black ribbon-band and smooth matching bound-edge.  A versatile and timeless design, easily dressed up or down to suit practically any occasion, pairing easily with a wide range of styles.

The Major style is inspired by the hat Herbert Johnson Hatters provided for the film character of Major Arnold Ernst Toht, the secondary antagonist played by actor Ronald Lacey in Spielberg's iconic 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' film.  It cannot be denied that some of the great movie villains exude style and sophistication, and The Major has the style and impact you would expect from the most dramatic of movie villains.

This is a pre-order - product will be shipped within 12-18 weeks from date of order.