Black Silk Toppers - Popular Sizes

Popular sized vintage black top hats 7⅛ to 7¼. Restored to the highest standard. Our hats are worn at Ascot and the Derby and must look their very best.

Please be aware that not all the black silk toppers we have for sale will necessarily be listed.
While we try to keep the list up to date we have new hats coming in all the time. Contact us for current stock details.

Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £900.00

This is a fine hat from the world renowned hatter Tress and Company who made hats here in London from the mid-1800s until the year of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation. Their Southwark factory is now the site of the Mad Hatter Hotel - . Silk lined, with new inner band and Ascot style band and bow, this hat would complete perfectly the attire of any gentleman attending this year’s Royal Ascot race meeting.


Size: c
Price: £450.00

“….a man with a Herbert Johnson hat is a man apart”. This is a classic top hat from a much sought after manufacturer. Beautiful soft silk of the highest quality. Ideal for Ascot, weddings and other special occasions. Restored by us to the best possible condition. There is a little damage to the silk on the top of this hat.


Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £1200.00

“Superior Quality”. This hat stands out among the very best. An investment which will give many years of service and enjoyment.


Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £750.00

This top hat was made by Lincoln Bennett for Bernard Weatherill Ltd who at the time were tailors in Conduit Street near Saville Row. This fine hat, which has been fully refurbished, deserves exposure at Royal Ascot and The Derby where I am sure it will be much admired.


Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £1050.00

Famous Viennese hat maker. This fine hat seems to have been made for a Dutch retailer. An elegantly styled hat with its height emphasised by the exquisitely shaped crown. Ideal for a day out at The Derby, Royal Ascot or other Royal and formal occasions.


Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £650.00

Another very good balck silk top hat from this fine maker


Size: 7 ⅛
Price: £1500.00


Size: 7 ¼
Price: £1400.00

A nice topper fully overhauled by us. Don't wear that horrible "grey" again this year - treat yourself to the real thing.


Size: 7 ¼

A fine silk top hat which will compliment the formal morning attire required of gentlemen attending the Royal Enclosure at Ascot. Black hatters' plush covering in excellent condition. Although we are always happy to serve you in your home, office or club, attendance at our workshop in Southeast London enables us to shape and fit the hat to your exact requirements.


Size: 7 ¼

Another beautiful silk top hat made by Woodrow. Woodrow catered for the upper end of the market, making "hats for the heads of men" We have all used our toppers as an extra pocket to hold tickets, love letters etc, stuffing them in to the inner band - haven't we? This beautiful hat has an inner top panel specially designed to allow your papers to be stowed and stored safely - what will they think of next!


Size: 7 ¼

This topper arrived with its insides missing so we are unsure of the maker. Despite its "orphan" status the hat is obviously of high breeding. Once we have sorted out the missing elements and restored it fully it will be ideal for a gentleman requiring a silk topper for formal all occasions including Royal Ascot.