I got this Brasiliano hat shipped over from Italy. It’s a Borsalino knock-off, and while the quality isn’t AS nice, it’s still pretty good, with a very nice fur felt body. The sweatband’s not the best, but it is leather.
I like the unusual color of the liner on this one, along with its graphics. 1960s hats were good for that. It’s also unusual to see stingy brims like this with a bound brim- usually you saw welts. This one has the most characters I’ve ever seen stamped on the sweatband.
This hat, from the 1950s or 1960s, is a cheap wool felt. The welted brim edge is something you see on fedoras, but you just don’t see on nicer westerns. A hat like this needs it for stiffening. It has a horseshoe shaped crease, an imitation leather band and a very thin liner.