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Unusual and wonderfully stylish, this 1940s burgundy wool felt beret hat will keep your hair in place while turning some heads
Complete with its original elastic cord to wear under your hair or chin

Circa 1940s
100% wool - Made in USA
Sold by Sonni of San Francisco
Made by Lancaster ~ WPL 4834 (Wool Products Labeling)

Excellent vintage condition
Wool felt is stiff yet soft, still showing faint lines from when it was molded/pressed
One pinhole near the rim (pic #5)

About "WPL"
"WPL numbers were issued from 1941 through 1959 under the Wool Products Labeling Act. WPL numbers begin at 00101 and end at 13669." ( http://reviews.ebay.com/Clothing-Labels-RN-and-WPL-and-CA_W0QQugidZ10000000003229985 )

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40s Wool Felt Tilt Beret Hat - Sonni San Francisco


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: wool, dye, thread, felt
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 91 reviews
  • Favorited by: 13 people