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  1. the_imperialist liked Mean Eyed Matt's post in the thread German & Austrian Hutmachers.

    Unfortunately not, Steve: no new additions lately. At the flea market I saw a Ottmar Reich straw boater, but it was very battered: Brim...

    Sep 30, 2020 at 10:38 PM
  2. the_imperialist liked Michael A's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Unknown maker for the morning. Wind will be blowing it off of my head in a few minutes as it's supposed to gust above 40 mph today....

    Sep 30, 2020 at 8:24 PM
  3. the_imperialist liked deadlyhandsome's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Resistol Milan: [ATTACH] I’m standing in front of a 1952 Henry J. Corsair. This is the last car my father-in-law restored before he...

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  4. the_imperialist liked DaveProc's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Late 50s Dobbs Westward today [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  5. the_imperialist liked Frunobulax's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Debuting the new-to-me Stetson 3X Mode Edge. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] GO BIG RED MACHINE

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  6. the_imperialist liked deadlyhandsome's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Gibson era VS: [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. the_imperialist liked DaveProc's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Yes, this is an older one. The felt is pretty nice. I only paid @ $5 for it.

    Sep 29, 2020 at 10:27 PM
  8. the_imperialist liked Blare's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Lee Black Label [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  9. the_imperialist liked mayserwegener's post in the thread Collector or Consumer?.

    I collect hats in my size range but I have some smaller size hats that are strictly collector pieces. I have a very large number of...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 10:25 PM
  10. the_imperialist liked Daniele Tanto's post in the thread How many hats do you have?.

    I mention Stefan for the number of hats which is very similar to mine, even if in my collection there are no top hats and bowler hats,...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 11:05 PM
  11. the_imperialist liked steur's post in the thread How many hats do you have?.

    It's the wrong question I think. How many books do you have or how many CD's (LP's or whatever)? Having handled the over 300 hats of my...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 11:03 PM
  12. the_imperialist liked deadlyhandsome's post in the thread How many hats do you have?.

    I find it liberating to sell them. Only a couple that I second guess myself over.

    Sep 28, 2020 at 11:02 PM
  13. the_imperialist replied to the thread German & Austrian Hutmachers.

    Unfortunately nothing 'in the wild' - I picked up two of Paddy's recent finds, the navy Wilkes from Stefan and a few hats from Fastuni -...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 1:35 AM
  14. the_imperialist replied to the thread German & Austrian Hutmachers.

    Congratulations Steve - a grail hat right there; there's something about metal grey velours that really make them special.

    Sep 27, 2020 at 9:36 PM
  15. the_imperialist liked mayserwegener's post in the thread German & Austrian Hutmachers.

    S. & J. Fraenkel Wien, Ebreichsdorfer Filzhutfabrik / Extra Extra Wiener Hutindustrie "Wiener Extra Velour", measures ~ 58cm, possibly...

    Sep 27, 2020 at 9:26 PM
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