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Papa Nui

Papa Nui Sub Hunter Cap

$100.00

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  • Canada Shipping – $31.00
  • Rest of the World – $45.00
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The story behind this cap is that this is the cap that Ernest Hemingway ordered from Papa Nui in 1943 when he converted the Pilar to a Q-boat to go chase U-boats in the Gulf Stream.  He needed a cap more suited to his mission and of course he wrote to the Papa to request a custom cap.  So here we have the custom cap which is made of a 9oz khaki brown herringbone twill and a waxed canvas rigid brim.  Simple, durable, and every detail considered.


  • Made in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.
  • 9oz 100% cotton Khaki Brown Herringbone Twill (HBT)
  • Waxed brown canvas rigid brim (7cm)
  • Medium (58cm) and Large (60cm)
  • Machine washable:
  • Cold wash/ soak to shape or stretch (minimal shrinkage)
  • Hot wash/ soak and tumble dry to shrink