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″.
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″.
This vintage hat block is marked 7-1/2 and Columbia, and measures 23-1/2″ circumference.
This vintage hat was made by the John B. Stetson company in the 1960s. It is a No. 1 quality, with a moderately wide ribbon, mid-with brim and western weight felt. It is a 7-1/4 long oval and has a 2-1/2″ brim.
This vintage hat was made in the late 1950s by the John B. Stetson company. It was sold by Wagner’s in Bozeman, Montana, has a bound brim and a two cord hatband. It is a size 7-1/4.
This vintage fedora hat was made in the 1940s by Trimble, made with their exclusive “floating fit”. It has a narrow ribbon and bound brim. It is between a size 7-1/8 and 7-1/4.