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I find myself in the situation in which I need a couple of good, new suits. Wearing a couple of lesser suits out, outgrowing (waste wise) my...
I have a National Park Service type campaign hat that I actually got to replace an old good quality replica of the first pattern M1911 Campaign...
It's definitely stiff.
I pondered trying that and couldn't find anything on how to to do it. I'll look up the information re Scott. If anyone has any links (or...
I'll try to keep my story short here, but I'll add a little background to my question.
I had a really well made M1911 campaign hat replica that...
What is the felt makeup for Stratton campaign hats, such as their Park Service hat?
Governor James Cox and Franklin Roosevelt, Washington D. C., July 18, 1920.
That is a truly great photograph.
I'm sure some wouldn't regard these folks as "all stars", but an interesting vintage photo. The "Cairo Gang", British police anti republican...
I'm amazed by the prices. Using an inflation calculator, these hats were very expensive.
Am I reading this right that a No. 1 Quality hat cost $60.00? That would have been over $900 in contemporary greenbacks.
If I could find a place to have a sweatband sewn in, I'd even skip the cleaning.
I'll take a current photo of it. Here it is in earlier days.
Following up a bit, I found some ads from 1915 where Stetsons started at about $3.50 and ranged up to about $6.00. In today's prices, that's...
I'm curious about the overall price of the hats, which I'll have to adjust for inflation of course, and their relationship to the overall...
Can't recall if I've posted this here before (or if anyone else has), well dressed lawyer, W. Morgan Shuster, in New York in 1914.
[ATTACH] Inside of my 30 year old working Stetson. The hatband is loose and I probably ought to look at replacing the hat.