Black bicorn with feathers to the top the red painted metal case with a brass plaque reading W.E. Gilbert / R.N..
Approximate dimensions of hat: 7 3/4 high x 18 inches wide..
Condition: Light shedding to feathers. The case with patina and wear. The gilt coiled accents have minor loss to gilt and show just metal springs.
Up for Auction on April 17, 2021
Estimate: $600 - 800