Borrowed, as most things in a man’s wardrobe from military uniforms, the Pompom (18th C french word bombe is a hat decoration of a knot of ribbons) adorned soldiers hats as a way of differentiating regiments on the battlefield.
This hat originates from hats worn by fishermen and naval sailors through out the history. The Bobble was added to Wool Hats to protect sailors from low hanging beams under deck.
The Hat has a 8,5cm 1 1/2 Fold to give you that extra warmth when worn.
100% Virgin Wool made in Germany.
Mechanics Bobble Ink / Rescue Orange
Made in Germany