Rare Antique 19th C.shaker Butternut Hat Stretcher/fine Details Aafa/nice Form For Sale
Fine Antique Shaker BUTTERNUT Hat Stretcher, dating MiD 19TH.C 1840-80. Early form hand made...notice original scribe marks, handmade threaded dowel, square wooden pegs, chamfered edges!!. Original naturalUntouched patina/nut brown color. SUPERIOR condition with NO chips/cracks/repairs. These Hat stretchers were used when Hats/Bonnets were not in use and in storage Age appropriate wear/scuffs from use. NO CHIPS/CRACKS/REPAIRS! Wonderful oxidation to the butternut wood. Overall a FINE example taking into consideration age and condition. An early form not manufactured or mass produced as later examples were. Size: 7-3/4" l x 6"wd x 5/8" thick. Love the scribe marks and chamfering...shows superior and early craftsmanship! Hand made not machine made. Guaranteed as Represented. Shipping of $15.00 includes insurance...no guessing. SEE OTHER LISTINGS THIS WEEK FOR NORE QUALITY AMERICANA!