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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    That is really a great story!
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    Yes you described the same hat, it seems. I have never seen one before, but I do know they use to make the tall top hats back in the 1800s this way seen in very old pictures. Go figure. The price was right, the condition is excellent and it was my size. I had to go for it. Sometimes I wear my...
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    Thanks, to the comments. I am going to proceed with caution. I collect vintage guitars and when an old stinky case is bad, we put coffee grinds in it and close it up for a month. Also keeping a hat out in the middle of winter for a night or two in a secure area may help. Just the fresh cold...
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    lol you got me going on that joke!
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    I don't think the age odor is a problem for this hat. it is not bad. I would like to fluff it up a bit and freshen the fur up. I am tempted to use a coarse comb, meaning only a few teeth per inch.
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    how do I do a simple cleaning? Should I use a brush or a comb? soft brush, stiff brush? I may not need to give the hat a bath. Perhaps naptha on a clean cloth and just give it a wiping?
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    wow, naptha. that sounds really involved. I would be afraid of trying that for the first time. Not that this hat is so valuable. it just a lack of experience, but I will have to read the entire section in the great link that you gave on the old literature. thanks.
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    vintage long hair canadian beaver fedora

    hello members, I am new to this forum. I never knew it existed until I was searching for information on cleaning a felt hat. It is good to be a newly registered member. I have been collecting hats for a long time. I started well before the internet was invented. I recently have had an urge to...

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