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Hat Project Bundle: Vintage Fedora Bodies, Sweatbands, Grosgrain Ribbon, Liners - Sold as a Lot

Ande1964

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So... I became very active in the hat section here many years ago. This place helped stoke my love for fine, vintage fedoras, and eventually I started refurbishing them as a hobby. I stripped beat up hats, cleaned them, sewed in sweatbands, made ribbons, etc.

Those days are long gone. I have too many hats and not enough time. Thus, I am parting with a bunch of hat project materials. This will only be sold as a lot. I am going to provide some details, but I don't want togo into depth on every bit of ribbon, etc. See the pics, please.

I think $250 is a fair price, but we'll see the if the marketplace here agrees. That's for five hats/hat bodies, ten new, white liners, several vintage liners (including a Stetson 100), seven new sweatbands, and a bunch of grosgrain ribbon ((some on spools and quite old). I will cover shipping in the Continental US. I will ship in one box, with the hat bodies stacked. I will try not to damage those that have ribbons, but I'm not to to pack each body individually.

Hat information provided to the honest best of my abilities. No guarantee on vintage era, etc.

NOTE: The pics do not necessarily show the sweatband damage. Trust me: If I say a sweatband is shot, it is shot.

Price: $250. Shipping in the Continental US included.

INCLUDED:
FIVE HATS OR HAT BODIES:
All are vintage. All needs dusting, cleaning, sweatbands. Some need ribbons. Some have ribbons in place.
BORSALINO NERO LIGHTWEIGHT FELT BODY - 7 5/8 - Light Brown - 70s?
Brim - 2". Open Crown - 5"
Condition: Felt is wonderful. I can't see any moth damage. Sweatband and ribbon missing. Sweatband cushion in front is in place. Brim edge is sewn but no folded over... I think?

STETSON SOVEREIGN TWENTY - MODE EDGE - 7 1/2 - Brown - 50s
Brim - 2 1/4". Open Crown - 5 1/2"
Condition: Felt is fantastic. Heavy and rich. Mode edge is amazing. No moth damage that I can see. Liner is moderately soiled. Sweatband is shot.

PENNEY'S MARATHON XXX BEAVER QUALITY - SNUG 7 1/2 - Brown - 60s - Sewn Over Edge
Brim- 2". Open Crown - 5"
Condition: Lovely felt. Heavy, buttery. Bow is in the back. No moth damage that I can find. Liner is in good shape. Sweatband is shot.

MYSTERY BRAND HAT BODY - 7 1/2 - Brown - 50 or 60s - Felted Over Edge
Brim - 2 1/8". Open Crown - 5 1/4".
Condition: Beautiful felt. No moth damage that I can see. Ribbon is good. Some soiling. Bow in the back. No liner. No sweatband. Hat was made in Danbury, CT. Has a Union Label.

MYSTERY HAT BODY - 7 5/8 - Brown - 60s? - Sewn Over Edge
Brim - 1 3/4". Open Crown - 5 1/2".
Condition: Nice felt. One moth nibble under brim. Nice ribbon and bow. No liner. No sweatband.

SWEATBANDS: Six 2" leather sweatbands. One 1 3/4 leather sweatband.

LINERS: Ten new white satin liners. Nie branded liners, most of which are vintage. As notes above, one is from a Stetson 100. See pics.

GROSGRAIN RIBBON:
Four spools of vintage ribbon: black, brown, gray and light pink. Various pieces of grosgrain. Some vintage, some newer. Lots of black. Lots of light gray. Various others. I believe all are at least a few feet long. Some are much more.



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