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Catalog Number 10794-2
Title Hat, Merchant Marine; CA 1959
Object Name Cap, Military
Description Black Wool dress service billed hat, sound top supported by springlike inner support, with lined leather bill, brown leather sweat band, pierced for breathing, marked Airflow. Size 7. Merchant Marine cap device, ships's wheel, of gilded copper alloy metal with blue cloth mount.
Date 1960, ca.
Material Wool, leather, copper alloy, satin
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 5.25
Length (in) 11.5
Width (in) 10
People Hamblen, Lowell S.
Other Name Hat, Men's, Military
History Capt. Hamblen was an Merchant Marine officer and pilot working on the Missouri river for many years.
Credit line Captain Lowell S. Hamblen, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Hamblen, Capt. Lowell S.