B32540 – Brian Epstein Owned 1960s Matador Hat (Spain)


A black matador hat that was formerly the property of Brian Epstein. The hat was manufactured by Santiago Pelayo, Madrid, Spain. Label inside. Brian’s love of Spain and bull fighting was well know and he would often travel to Spain for holiday’s during breaks from The Beatles tours in the 1960s. Comes with a photograph of the hat in Brian Epstein’s Waddon House, Knightsbridge, London flat that was formerly the property of Brian Epstein as well, it is presumed that Brian took the photograph. Also comes with a vintage black and white photograph that was taken by Brian of a matador holding up a similar hat.  The hat comes from the collection of Epstein’s personal assistant. The condition is excellent.

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