1940s Fitzgerald Special fedora

http://www.ebay.com/itm/271309651870
This vintage fedora was custom made in Boston by Fitzgerald hatters. I believe it dates from just after the war from the style, but the construction has a number of more typically pre-war details to it. The hat has a fancy pleated liner and a textured, unreeded sweatband. The hat has a teardrop crown, narrow brim binding and a fancy ribbon.

Size: 7-1/8

Here’s another from Fitzgerald, dating to the 1960s

https://vintagehaberdashers.com/2012/06/03/the-fitzgerald-special-boston/

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