MID CENTURY GLENOVER HENRY POLLAK WOOL FELT BEANIE WITH TOYS ATTACHED
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“Gee willikers Ralphy, that’s a swell beanie ya got,” Sam “Scruff” Beaverton said at the sight of his friend’s latest fashion statement. “Did yer mom sew those toys on? I got a beanie but my mom won’t never sew the stuff on.”
“My ma never gets around to it either so I learnt how to sew them on myself,” Ralph responded as he pulled out a small travel sewing kit from his pocket. “My dad got this when he stayed in a hotel on a business trip.”
“Gosh that’s neat, I guess I better learn how to sew too if-an I ever want to get some stuff on mine,” Sam replied as he kicked up dust with his feet. “What kinda toy are you going put on next?
“I’m looking for a guy riding a horse with a long stick in his hand,” Ralph Lifshitz responded.
Here's super fun find--a circa 1940s to 1950s child's wool felt beanie complete with five plastic Cracker Jack type toys sewn on. This beanie is brown in color and was made by Glenover - Henry Pollak of New York. It measure 19" (48cm) along the headband and has a 3.5" high (9cm) tall crown. There are five toys sewn on to the crown including: a standing Indian chief, an Indian chief on a horse, a clown doing a handstand, a cartoon hunter and a Dutch boy. It has white vinyl piping along the bottom edge.
This cap is in very good vintage condition with no rips, holes, stains or foul odors.
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