Proper Panama hat: the high quality Superfine Folder (Grade 8) from Christys’, the world’s oldest milliner: with gold embossed red panama hat tube

Original price was: £240.00.Current price is: £147.00.

To make sure Members have the best, our Club hatmaker is Christys’ & Co, the world’s oldest milliner (since the 1770s). Christys’ Panama hats are superb, hand-made—and Members enjoy an advantageous price.

The proper Panama hat is the one that folds without damage into a narrow tube. The quality is determined by the fineness and evenness of its weave, and the strength and colour of the straw—and this one is Christys’ best Panama hat, the superfine folder (Grade 8), the hoods hand woven in Ecuador and the hats handmade by Christys’ in England.

The extreme comfort of a Panama hat is created by its ability to act as an air conditioner on the head, allowing cooling breezes to circulate as well as shading the eyes from the sun—which is of course why it remains the summer hat of choice across the generations.

The hat comes in sizes 55-62cm (6 3/4in to 7 5/8in) and arrives with Christys’ traditional gold-embossed red hat tube (see separate entry for hat without tube). To check your hat size, please read on!

Christy & Co Superfine (Grade 8) Folder Panama Hat with black (or dark navy) hat band and cream binding.

Panama Hat including tube: RRP £240. CCUK £147 including UK mainland delivery.

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For more details, including head measurements, please read on . . .

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