Classic Mariner's cap, Breton cap with inspiration from Captain Haddock
Also called Fiddler cap, Greek Fisherman's Cap, Skipper Cap.
Dark Navy Melton fabric
Gold coloured cord, anchor and buttons
5 centimetres brim
Made of 100% wool
Lined with red satin (60% Acetate, 40% Viscose)
To measure your hat size, wrap a tape measure around your head just above your ears. The tape should fit comfortably – not too tight. Round up to the nearest size.
If you have no tape measure, you can measure with a string, which you then measure with a ruler.
Head Size (cm)
Head Size (Inch)
Generic Hat Size
The Fiddler cap is called Vega cap in Sweden. The Fiddler cap began to be used in the military in the 19th century, and it was used by the sailors on board the ship Vega during the Vega expedition gave rise to the name and made the model generally popular around the turn of the last century.
The Vega expedition 1878–1880 under the leadership of Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld was the first expedition that found and sailed the entire Northeast Passage and became a great scientific success.
The Fiddler cap has many names like Vega cap, Greek Fisherman's cap, Mariner's cap, Breton cap, Navy cap, Skippers cap or Elbsegler but the basic shape is the same.
CTH Ericson has been manufacturing Fiddler, Vega and Mariner's cap since the last century, and many call our caps the Swedish original