Top Hat. An oval, leather covered hatbox (i) containing a top hat (ii).
Given by Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973.
Marks and inscriptions
On the inside of the top hat.: BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT. / [Prince of Wales's Feathers] / [Royal Coat of Arms] / LINCOLN / BENNETT / & Co. / Sackville Street / Piccadilly / LONDON. / A.R.JONES, / Hope Street / WREXHAM