Beaver Fifty Open Road

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This vintage fedora was custom made in the 1960s from pure beaver felt, and originally sold for fifty dollars, making it extremely expensive at the time.  I have owned many 7X clear beaver Stetsons from this era and the dress weight beaver felt has a very similar feel.  It is a 7-1/4 and has a 2-3/8″ brim and a 5-1/4″ crown.

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Denim 8 panel cap

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This vintage eight panel work cap was made from denim, with unlined construction, taped seams and a brim with concentric stitching for rigidity. With an absence of a snap on the brim, and a plastic rivet to the center inside, I’m leaning toward a date of manufacture in the 1960s, though the proportions and small button on top give it a very passable ’30s look. The cap best fits between a 7-1/8 and 7-1/4.

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1950s F.R. Tripler fedora

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This vintage fedora was made in the 1950s and was sold by F.R. Tripler & Co of Madison Avenue, New York City. It is light brown fur felt, with a wide black ribbon with square bow knot. The crown is nice and straight for this era, and the hat has a very lighweight felt. The brim measures 1-7/8″ and the crown measures 5-1/8″.

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Resistol Park Lane Beaver 20 fedora hat

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This vintage fedora was made in the late 1950s by Resistol, designed by Harry Rolnick.  It is their Beaver Twenty Park Lane model in kitten finish fur felt, originally retailing for $20, making it an expensive hat at the time. It has a fancy pleated lining and Resistol’s Self-Conforming sweatband. It has a cavanagh edge seamless overwelt. It was originally sold at Hastings, California. The brim measures 2-7/16″ and the crown measures 5-3/4″.

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