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Khaki Military-Style Balmoral or Tam

$39.00
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Khaki Military-Style Balmoral or Tam

This is a good quality hat made from 100% wool felt. Wear it to compliment your Scottish or Irish attire, or wear it as your everyday hat! They do run a bit small, so you may want to order the next size up.

The word khaki , in military context, refers to the color of the uniform. Depending on the unit and the time period, this color can vary anywhere from desert sand to GI green. Our hat is based on the Scottish, Irish, British, and Canadian hats of WWII. The color is more green than tan or brown. (The Irish version didn't have the pom pom (toorie) on the top. If you want to wear this hat authentic WWII Irish regimental style, just cut off the pom pom.)

The khaki balmoral was introduced in 1915 for wear in the trenches by Scottish infantry serving on the Western Front. This came to be known as the 'Bonnet', or 'Tam o' Shanter' later abbreviated to 'ToS.' Today, the Royal Regiment of Scotland and some regiments of the British and Canadian Forces continue to wear the ToS as undress and working headgear. The various battalions of the Royal Regiment of Scotland identify themselves by wearing distinctive colored hackles on their bonnets.

Don't know your hat size? Measure your noggin and consult the chart below!

HAT SIZE CHART

Inches

 US

 UK

 European (cm)

 General
18-7/8

6

5-7/8

48

 
19-5/8

6-1/4

6-1/8

50

 
20-1/2

6-1/2

6-3/8

52

 
21-1/4

6-3/4

6-5/8

54

XSm
22

7

6-7/8

56

Small
22-7/8

7-1/4

7-1/8

58

Medium
23-5/8

7-1/2

7-3/8

60

Large
24-3/8

7-3/4

7-5/8

62

XL

25-1/4

8

7-7/8

64

XXL
Exactly what I ordered and delivered on time. I'm pleased.
Great quality! Thick and heavy, perfect for wet Oregon winters!
I received and it fits true to size. Comfy and warm. Went on a 2 hour hike here in NJ in 35 degree weather w/ dogs. Warm and classy. Love it! Received positive comments on the commuter train into NYC as well!
I like it, the fit is good and I like the colour and the nice warm thick wool. The crown diameter is a bit small for my taste but that is a personal preference. This size of crown looks more like a military style than civilian to my eye.
Fantastic. Looks great, feels great!. Sizing was dead on. I can always depend on the "Croft" for quality.
Sizing was appropriate. Good looking balmoral. Looks great with the hackle and the clan pin.
perfect color, good fit and shape. Great for Vetran's Day, with my regimental pin on it
Fits good and the price is right. It is a properly made military ToS. I just need to add a piece of tartan backing and a regimental badge.
Just the right 'old green' shade of khaki. Great fit and very durable.
Looks great, fits nicely. Wish it came with pre-made holes for badges instead of me having to cut holes and fray material.
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