1918. San Francisco.
"Men along the shore! Men along the shore!"
When the call comes, the men drop what they're doing and race to the Embarcadero.
The Northern Star is due in at Pier Five.
The first man pulls a distinctive, soft wool cap from his back pocket.
They all had one. Comfortable. Worn. Important.
Like a wave down the dock, men slip theirs on, adjusting them just right.
A new kid near the end, with a just a scarf, starts to fidget a bit.
"Here," the old man said, "wear mine."
The Longshoreman's Cap (No. 3488). Soft yet durable wool.
Herringbone, or a proper glen plaid. Inside, an acetate lining and cotton
grosgrain band for the kind of fit you’d expect. Ready for rain or shine,
day or night.
Sizes: M-XL (M: 7—7-1/8, L: 7-1/4—7-3/8, XL: 7-1/2—7-5/8).
Colors: Grey Herringbone, Grey Glen Plaid.