Stetson 4X Stetson Open Road

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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, narrow binding and a fedora flanged brim. This one has the model name marked on the reorder tag rather than the sweatband, is made of heavier weight modern felt, has the Stetson Authentic X hologram sticker still on the sweatband, and is a 4X quality felt.  While the reorder tag puts the brim at 2-3/4″, it measures out to 2-7/8″.

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XXXX beaver custom western

This hat is probably from the 1960s, but it really channels hats of the turn of the century. It has a center creased crown, with a short-ish pencil curled raw edge brim. Sort of a western homburg. The ribbon work is also in the style of an earlier period, wide, but with a bow similar to those found on Stetson Open Roads.

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