Looks like 65 or even 60 to me. Nice finds! Whatever the date on that BB, it shows how traditionalist BB was - that lining style was common up through the early 50s, but by the late 50s almost everyone had gone to a half lining in the back.
@DanM Wow on the Kiton etc.! Do they even sell those brands in Cincy?@impuntura Could the suede be Seraphin? DOH, nevermind. Posted before I saw your label pic.Ho Lee Chit. So much win. I always check old ratty umbrellas in the antique stores, but I've never come across one of the big English names yet.