The Anatomy of a Fedora

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For those of you looking at buying a fedora, for those of you reading my listings wondering- what does this all mean? What part of the hat is he talking about? Here you are.

Early Temple boater hat

Now on eBay! LINK

This vintage hat was made in the 1910s or 1920s by the Temple Hat company.  It is marked XXX quality.  It has a gray green ribbon with huge early style bow.  It has a bold weave with triple ply weaves.  The sweatband is heavily textured and is still soft and supple.  The lining is half mesh and half silk, with a screened logo.  
Size: 7-1/4Brim Width: 2-1/4″Ribbon Width: 2-1/4″Crown Height: 3-3/8″
   
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