Grey trilby size 58
Where and how is it used?
It's placed upon my head and is used for no logical reason apart from looking nice.
What did you or someone else pay for it?
14.99 euros (highest altitude village in Spain, Trevelez)
Why do you want to add it to the museum?
I would like to add in to MOCC as it is very valuabvle to me and comfortable to wear. It also reminds me of Spain amongst other things.
How was it made?
Is made in a factory
Is produced by local cottage industry
Is made to particular specifications
Is craft / hand-made
Is a service
Materials & Making
Who made or produced your commodity?
No idea in the world
Who was paid to make it?
No idea either
What skills does it take to make it?
Presision leather and sewing work to make it perfect.
Where was it made?
Some place in Spain (I think)
What does it cost to make it?
Probably less than 14.99 euros (the people had to have made a profit)
What is it made from?
1. Leather band, brass buckle, felt brim and everything else:
Buying & Owning
Who decides how much it costs?
The shop probably
Who or what assesses its quality?
Where is it sold?
A small privetly owned souvenir shop in a small mountain village in Spain.
Who or what sells it?
A Spanish-speaking woman vender.
How did this thing arrive from where it was made to where you got it?
Where is it used?
Throughout Exeter and pretty much anywhere I go.
Where is it kept?
On my hatstand alongt with 26 other hats.
How and by whom is it cared for?
It is kept clean by me.
How long will it last?
Well depends as one of my favourite trilbys sadly was lost in London, at a bus stop.
Where will it go when it's finished with?
It'll sit upon my hat stand where it'll stay.
What is it worth?
To me it is worth -all the love in the world from my Dad
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