Milan Mania

Discussion in 'Hats' started by Not-Bogart13, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. Frunobulax

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    Nice pick up, moe. You're becoming a Brent man!


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  2. belfastboy

    belfastboy My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    This wins the steal of the summer award! Great score.
     
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  3. moehawk

    moehawk I'll Lock Up

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    Thanks Fruno! Need a few more to rival your Dalton collection.:)
    Thanks belfastboy!
     
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  4. humanshoes

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    Starting to get the hang of this straw braid hat making thing. This one in brown hemp with striped grosgrain ribbon. I made this hat for my 86 year old father who hit the pinnacle of his own personal style in the 1960's and pretty much just stayed with that. When I look at this hat I think of Florida retirement communities.
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  5. RJR

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    Nice job,Rick.
     
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  6. humanshoes

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    Thanks Bob.
     
  7. hatsRme

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    VERY nice! Your pop's a lucky guy (although you're probably the lucky one to have him to make a hat for...)

    Makes me want a mojito or something!
     
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  8. humanshoes

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    You're absolutely right hatsRme. I am the lucky one.
     
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  9. Weatherman

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    I just purchased a vintage Resistol made in Milan, Italy. It's straw and says "Resistol self conforming. The hat is very soft, leather sweatband. Can you provide any information?
     
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  10. Weatherman

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    I cannot open your pics, but are any of your resistols from Italy?
     
  11. Frunobulax

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    I have a Resistol Milan; however, I'll have to dig it out to see if it says Italy.

    My guess is the Milan body was of Italian origin, but the hat was built in Garland, TX. Italy sounds sexier, though.

    Please post pics. It would help tremendously.


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  12. Frunobulax

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    Also, the person you are responding to hasn't posted since 2012.


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  14. Weatherman

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    Says "Made in Italy"
     

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  15. Frunobulax

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    Still, color me skeptical. I think it's an Italian Milan body finished at the Resistol plant in Texas.

    Of course I could be wrong, but I don't think Byer-Rolnick had any manufacturing facilities in Europe.

    If I'm wrong, I'm sure somebody will correct me.

    Is there a reorder tag behind the sweatband?


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  16. Weatherman

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    There is a tag behind the band that says made in Italy. You can see it in one of the photos.
     

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  17. Weatherman

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    Beautiful hat..
     
  18. Frunobulax

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    Yes. Is the reorder number, size, etc. also on the tag, or is there another affixed to the hat behind the sweatband? Quite often, that might have some information, as well.


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  19. Weatherman

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    It has a lot number, size, ORD number and style and is marked "made in Italy". No other tags other than the stamp on the sweatband. I dont like pulling the band down because the seam is starting to tear..
     
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