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This vintage fedora was made in the 1940s by Stetson. It is their 7X Clear Beaver Quality. Pure, undyed beaver, with a mode edge. When it was new, this hat would have cost $50, a lot of money at the time. It has a reeded sweatband, with the 1940s version of the Stetson Crest. The sweatband is deeply blind embossed “mode-edge”. The hat was originally sold by Charles of Atlantic City, located at 1627-29 Boardwalk. There is a moth bite on the brim at the reed seam, and some staining on the wind string button. The crown has a diamond crease. The liner is Rayon Satin of Celanese yarn.