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Need to know: New Era Cap

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If you are reading this, it is safe to assume that you have a head. In keeping with that assumption, this head of yours is a great place to keep your brain and eyeballs, and whatnot. It also provides a location to place an accessory like a hat or cap which, in the world of menswear, it kind of a rare occassion. This is why you need to know about New Era Cap.

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Though it is quite likely that you’ve already heard of this company, especially since its been around for 94 years and is the official on-field cap for Major League Baseball and the National Football League, you may not be aware of the fact that holds over 450 licenses which makes it possible for it to produce an absolutely staggering variety of hats and caps. In men’s hats alone, there’s 10906 styles currently available. Today, due to the space constraints of this column, you get to read about just one: New York Giants MLB 1934 Heritage Collection 19TWENTY Cap.

The 19TWENTY is New Era's original on-field Diamond Collection, vintage style fitted cap. It features an unstructured crown and flat bill that is designed to be curved to suit. This black, six-panel cap is made of 60% viscose and 40% lana (rayon and wool) and has the old New York Giant baseball team logo embroidered up front and the New Era flag emblazoned on the left panel. The bill features six rows of stitching and each panel has a sewn-edge eyelet for ventilation.

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