P. & C. Habig Hutfabrik
Posted 29 November 2016 - 10:47 PM
Marriage of Karl Habig (son of Karl Habig) to Berta Hückel (daughter of Johann Hückel) in 1902.
This 1917 death notice for Johann Hückel has their names listed. There is also Frieda Hückel Habig wife of Karl Habig and mother of Karl Habig II.
Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:23 PM
Posted 14 April 2017 - 01:23 PM
P. & C. Habig Wien, 58cm probably 1969. This one belongs to John / Moehawk on the FL. His comments:
"The crown is 5" open, the brim 2". The felt is substantial, at 145g total weight, but dense not thick. Finish is very nice. Condition is amazing, the only negative was a slightly dry sweatband that a bit of Lexol took care of. Overall quality is everything I had hoped for, meaning excellent.
The seller thought it was 50's, mayserwegener thought maybe a bit later. I will guess late 60's, wondering if the number 69 at the bottom of the paper tag is the year of production. I have a pretty good idea that if I'm wrong there is someone here that can give me a better number!
I might call this one The Blue 'Burg of Happiness."
Posted 17 April 2017 - 07:46 PM
"P&C Habig export qualität, size 57, lined with plastic covering of the crown part, 5cm brim and 10,5 cm crown at the pinch. Dark blue colour. Dated 1974.
I'll post these in the Homburg Nation thread as well."
Posted 12 July 2018 - 11:49 PM
Lodenfrey München - P. & C. Habig Wien, size 58cm probably from 1959. This appears to be a store model made by P. & C. Habig Wien. The paper label has the P. & C. Habig Wien name removed from the left side of paper label. This fantatics hat belong to Stefan (steur) on the FL. Lodenfrey München is still in business today.
Posted 13 July 2018 - 04:15 AM
"P&C Habig homburg in brown. This one was part of a set of three with another Habig homburg in black (didn't buy that one) and the GB Borsalino fu Lazzaro homburg (posted earlier). According to the vendor part of the same auction. Makes sense. The black one was from 1952 and the GB Borsalino is from 1935. My guess is that this one is in between (it's lost its label); forties to early fifties.
Size 56, brim at 6cm and crown 10cm at the pinch. Unlined with a cloth crown patch. This is the "before" shoot. Most of the stains on the ribbon came out. Made expressly for Eduard Pelger, The Hague, which is still in business today. Fits me like a custom."
Posted 19 September 2018 - 05:25 PM
Memory of 70th Birthday, My Loving Children and Relatives, Dedicated
Medalist: Rudolf Marschall, Bronze plaque, Year: 1909, Diameter: 72x59 mm, Weight: 122.5 g
Peter Habig (1839-1916) founder of P. & C. Habig Vienna
Rudolf Marschall (1873-1967) Austrian sculptor , famous plaque artist and medalist.
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