Wormser Homburg

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401054247293

This vintage hat was made by Wormser from Royal Luxury Beaver Blend fur felt in the 1950s.  It is gray with gray binding and a black ribbon.  The brim measures 2-5/8″ and the crown measures 5-1/2″

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Knox 20 derby hat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272104293986

This vintage boater was made in the early 1920s by Knox, and originally sold for $20, making it quite an expensive hat in its time.  It has a light russet brown leather sweatband and a pleated lining.  It is a 7-1/4, with a 5-1/8″ crown and a brim which measures 2″ on the front and back, 1-3/4″ at the curl of the side.

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Stetson Open Road 25

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This hat was made by the John B. Stetson Company.  It is their iconic Open Road style, with a thin ribbon and a fedora flanged brim. This was their high end Stetson 25 model, meaning it cost 25 dollars when new.  It has a wind string, a cut-down 2-1/4″ brim and a laced sweatband.

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Stetson 7X Clear Beaver cowboy hat

http://www.ebay.com/itm/272040489329
This vintage hat was made in the 1950s by the John B. Stetson Company. It is their high end 7X Clear Beaver Quality and has a 3-1/8″ brim. There is no size tag and no reorder tags under the sweatband, but the opening measures 7-3/8″ by 6-1/8″, with a 21-1/2″ circumference.

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