1960s Dobbs West Fifty

This vintage hat was made by Dobbs, as part of their Dobbs West line of cowboy hats. It is a beaver 50, which means that at the time of its manufacture, in the 1960s, it was a fifty dollar hat, making it extremely up-market. It is a size 7.
 photo edit dobbswest.jpg

 photo DSCF9514.jpg

 photo DSCF9515.jpg

 photo DSCF9516.jpg

 photo DSCF9517.jpg

 photo DSCF9518.jpg

 photo DSCF9519.jpg

 photo DSCF9520.jpg

 photo DSCF9521.jpg

 photo DSCF9522.jpg

1940s Dobbs 20 fedora

This vintage Dobbs fedora was made in the 1940s. It is a thin ribboned style, and originally sold for $20, making it an upmarket model at the time. It is a 6-7/8, has a 5-1/2″ crown, and at some point became the original owner’s fishing hat here in the rivers and streams of Montana.

 photo edit dobbs.jpg

 photo DSCF4953.jpg

 photo DSCF4955.jpg

 photo DSCF4956.jpg

 photo DSCF4957.jpg

 photo DSCF4959.jpg

 photo DSCF4958.jpg

1940s Dobbs suede finish fedora hat

This vintage hat was made by Dobbs in the early 1940s. It is made of a suede-finish fur felt, with an underwelt brim edge and a teardrop crease. This is typical of sporty fedoras of the wartime period. The hat has a brown leather sweatband, which bears the slanted Dobbs name. The hat was originally sold at Vandt’s Mens Wear of Missoula, Montana.

Size: 7
Brim Width: 2-3/4″
Crown Height: 5-3/8″

 photo IMG_0189.jpg

 photo IMG_0191.jpg

 photo IMG_0192.jpg

 photo IMG_0193.jpg

 photo IMG_0195.jpg

 photo IMG_0196.jpg

 photo IMG_0197.jpg

 photo IMG_0198.jpg

 photo IMG_0201.jpg