Burke and Wills - Made To Order

$265

THE BURKE & WILLS IS A MADE TO ORDER STYLE AND IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH AN AKUBRA RETAILER.  

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Named after the legendary explorers whose expedition from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria ended in tragedy. Features a braided horse hair tail band and satin lining.

Brim: 102mm, Cut Edge

Colours:  Light Sand

Sizes: 53-61

*Note: Hat colours may vary slightly from the image.

Measuring Your Head Size

Heads come in all sizes, and in a surprising variety of shapes.

Although Akubra hats are adaptable, and will usually conform to differences in shape with a little wearing, it is essential that the size be correct for your head.

To determine your hat size follow these 3 simple steps:
  • Measure the circumference around your head - approximately 12mm (1/2") above the ears
  • Keep the dressmaker tape level and firm, across the temple and above the eyebrow ridges.
  • Check the size chart given below.

NOTE: For in-between measurements use the next size up.

AKUBRA
CM: 

Equivalent

53

XS

54

 

55

S

56

 

57

M

58

 

59

L

60

 

61

XL

62

 

63

XXL

U.K. hat: 6 1/2 6 5/8 6 3/4 6 7/8 7 7 1/8 7 1/4 7 3/8 7 1/2 7 5/8 7 3/4
U.S. hat: 6 5/8 6 3/4 6 7/8 7 7 1/8 7 1/4 7 3/8 7 1/2 7 5/8 7 3/4 7 7/8

 
For an enduring fit with your new Akubra the following points should be considered:

  •  The Sheepskin inner band of the hat may shrink slightly with use. Do not expect a tight-fitting hat to 'loosen up'
  • In time, the hat will conform to your head shape. Initially, a slightly loose-fitting hat can be adjusted using folded tissue placed behind the inner band, then removed as the hat conforms to your head shape.

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