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robin

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An astrakhan hat? LabelKing would approve. What else do you need?
 

Flambeur

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i approve and want one.

isnt that persian lamb?
 

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Great responses so far!


Personally, I wouldn't buy it. Reminds me of a poodle and I don't like poodles.
 

mack11211

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I love persian lamb for the Soviet Grampa steez.
 

globetrotter

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I have one, and a rabbit fur hat, too.
 

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Nope, in fact if I remember well it is a Persian fur hat that had spread from India to Eastern Europe (in Romania it was very popular with gents from the older generation . my grandfather had one also). The main problem that I have with these hats - aside the sartorial one, here I would look like an old fart - is that it is produced from unborn lambs - so figure the process of harvesting the fur ... It is usually referred as "Astrakhan" or "Karakul" (the fur) and the hat can be either with a lower rise to a towering high rise - like a normal trilby to a top-hat!
 

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