Very nice silk hat retailed by Brooks Bros. made by Herbert Johnson. English leather case with gold initials J.B.C. (no key).
Leather case retailed from The Halle Bros. Co. Cleveland Ohio. Hat was owned by John B. Coffinberry 1847-1927, mayor of Lakewood, Ohio.
Hat is in very good vintage condition. Case has some wear to leather, most of the wear is on the handle.
Case measures 13"by 14 1/2" by 11".