Bossay Open Road fedora

This vintage fedora was made in the 1950s by the Bossay Hat Company of Pampa, Texas.  It conforms closely to the lines of the Open Road or Stratoliner style, with fedora blocking and flanging, a thin ribbon with a western style bow and thin binding  It is creased with a teardrop crown.  There is a wind string and button.  There are several stains to the felt, and the sweatband has hardened and has cracking. It is interesting to note that the sweatband is unreeed and has a taped rear sweatband seam, something which by the time frame this hat was made had largely been abandoned by the larger makers.
Size: 7-1/8Brim Width: 2-3/4″Crown Height: 5-3/4″
   
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