Standard San Francisco thin ribbon fedora

This vintage fedora was made in the 1940s and was sold by Standard, of 738 Market Street, San Francisco, California.  It is made in the thin ribbon, thin binding “Open Road” style. It has an early style sweatband, with a taped rear seam, and where the cloth reed tape is stitched to the brim break. It has a card from “Personality” hats, also of San Francisco, under the sweatband, possibly from a cleaning.

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Biltmore Silver Buckle Open Road

This fedora was made in Canada by Biltmore from XXXXX fur felt and was sold by Sacred Feather of Madison, WI.  It is a classic thin ribbon fedora style, with a 2-5/8″ brim.

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