ama hat was made by Dobbs. It is a cuenca brisa with a sewn underwelt brim edge. It has a green grosgrain ribbon with a fancy two tone checkerboard pattern in the weave. There is a cloth sweatband inside, which gives the hat some “give”.
Brim Width: 2-5/8″
Ribbon Width: 1″
This vintage fedora was built by Dobbs, and was sold by Joe the Hatter as a house label hat. It is a stingy brim, with an overwelt brim edge, and a center crease.
Sold in the early 1960s by the Hopkings Gruber Co of Hagerstown, MD. This hat cost $15 new.
Posted in Hats |
Tagged 1960s, cavanagh edge, Dobbs, dobbs fifteen, fashion, fedora, guild edge, Hagerstown, hat, HATCO, Maryland, mens, stingy brim, style |
1960s Dobbs Guild Edge stingy brim fedora.
This straw was made by dobbs. It’s “Imported Venetian”, one of those many many names for different kinds of milan.
Soft black fur felt homburg. With all my talk of casual homburgs, here’s the classic formal one.
This one has super wide binding, and probably had a wide ribbon. The ribbon is long gone, unfortunately. The fur felt is a light sandy brown.
This 1940s Dobbs is the quintessential fedora. Wide brim. Tall crown. Bound brim. Contrasting ribbon.
This Dobbs was probably from the ’70s or ’80s. It has a pleated “shark gill” type ribbon, a stingy brim, and a surprisingly untapered crown for its dimensions. ’60s meets ’30s in the ’80s.
Long nap ’50s dobbs with a rust colored ribbon. Cavanagh edge. Sold by Gilberts. Nice wide brim and tall crown on this one.