Stetson Open Road 25

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272047819330

This hat was made by the John B. Stetson Company.  It is their iconic Open Road style, with a thin ribbon and a fedora flanged brim. This was their high end Stetson 25 model, meaning it cost 25 dollars when new.  It has a wind string, a cut-down 2-1/4″ brim and a laced sweatband.

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3X Stetson Open Road RENSH

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This hat was made by the John B. Stetson Company.  It is their iconic Open Road style, with a thin ribbon, narrow binding and a fedora flanged brim. This one is a 3X Beaver quality, likely made in the 1950s, then renovated by Shudde Bros in the 1960s (it is stamped RENSH) at which point it received a new Stetson authorized sweatband, without the Open Road stamp. It has a wind string, is a 7-5/8 Long Oval and has a 2-3/4″ brim.

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Stetson 3X Open Road

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401024319631

This hat was made by the John B. Stetson Company.  It is their iconic Open Road style, with a thin ribbon, narrow binding and a fedora flanged brim. This one is a 3X quality, originally sold in Bozeman, Montana at McCracken’s, and sporting a 2-3/4″ brim.

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Stetson 4X Stetson Open Road

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This hat was made by the John B. Stetson Company.  It is their iconic Open Road style, with a thin ribbon, narrow binding and a fedora flanged brim. This one has the model name marked on the reorder tag rather than the sweatband, is made of heavier weight modern felt, has the Stetson Authentic X hologram sticker still on the sweatband, and is a 4X quality felt.  While the reorder tag puts the brim at 2-3/4″, it measures out to 2-7/8″.

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