We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
Table Top Hat Makers Stretcher
This is an early professional hat stretcher. Just below the heavy duty screw handle is a scale showing hat sizes. With the original patina and golden wood this is a beautiful display item and it works perfect... $600