Novelties, Toys & Games

Novelties, Toys & Games

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Ornamental brass top hat

This was probably for use as an ashtray. This is an example of 'pipitis', the condition which leads to the purchase of items covered in emblems, such as cards, dice, top hats etc, beloved of many magicians.

    • Date
    • Probably mid 20th century.
    • Size
    • People_or_organisations
    • Key_phrases
    • Pipitis
    • Category
    • NTJ
    • Ref._no.
    • N1365 W286

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