I just recieved the first hat I've bought off eBay. It's also the first vintage hat I've bought in several years. It's an Attaboy, actually the second I've bid on but I actually won this one.
Well, got it home, out of the box, and it looks fair enough. It's not my ideal fedora, but I was looking for something for general day wear. Unfortunately, there are a couple problems. First and foremost, even with a haircut this hat is never going to fit. I knew I was taking a chance, even with a stated size, but I'm still dissapointed. Also, when I looked under the band to see the union label, it started to seperate from the hat. It hasn't fallen off completely, but it's on its way.
I've had a really hard time finding hats on eBay UK, and there's not a lot of shops in the area that I could look. I stop by the one large vintage clothing store on my way home from the Royal Armouries every time I'm there, but so far no luck.
Oh well, I just keep looking.