This vintage hat was custom made in the 1940s by the Gulf Coast Hat Works of 2209 W. Main Street, Baytown, Texas. It is their San Jacinto model. It has a fancy pleated lining, old fashioned taped rear seam, extremely fine stitching on the reeded sweatband and an unusual burgundy color to the fur felt. It is a 6-7/8 Long oval.
1940s Gulf Coast Hat Works cowboy hat