Post the pins on your fedoras..

Discussion in 'Hats' started by RBH, Feb 9, 2007.

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  1. Matt Deckard

    Matt Deckard Man of Action

    Wasn't there someone making new Stratoliner pins?
     
  2. redhawks2

    redhawks2 One of the Regulars

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    Here's mine: an Adam with a spitfire pin, an open road with the ubiquitous route 66 pin and a Knox Westlite with a silver pin, aircraft unknown although it may be an ME109.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Jauntyone

    Jauntyone Practically Family

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    http://www.1903.com/productView.asp?productID=406

    I ordered one of these; It's on my Campdraft at the moment. It has the exact same pin and keeper on the back as the originals.
     
  4. Zemke Fan

    Zemke Fan Call Me a Cab

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    Back from the foundry...

    See the ad in the classifieds.
     
  5. quickerNu

    quickerNu New in Town

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    Just Won it on e-bay!!

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    1930s St. Christopher Pin w/ Zeppelin, Streamline Train

    Not sure which hat this is going on, but I fell in love with the Zepplins and streamliner. Here is the description:

    "Offered here is a fantastic St. Christopher pin or badge that features St. Christopher and a child in the center with St. Christopher Be My Guide around the perimeter. That element is set in the middle of a globe with wings on either side. In each of the four corners are the different modes of transportation at the time: airplane, zeppelin, streamlined train, and streamlined automobile. The design on this pin is excellent, and the condition is just as good. There is a small loss of the tin plating, especially on the high spots, but there is no rust or other damage."
     
  6. New Plane Pin on my Stratoliner

    I got this VERY nice Stratoliner pin made by Zemke Fan to go on my Stetson Stratoliner hat. Very HIGH quality product, great craftsmanship, solid piece of metal...
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  7. Zemke Fan

    Zemke Fan Call Me a Cab

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  8. frussell

    frussell One Too Many

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    Why?

    Why did I have to read this thread? All those hundreds of hat pins I've collected, and the dozens more my grandpa left in his drawer when he died are still hanging around. I thought I was safe from pin fever, and that I'd leave all my nice fedoras un-pierced. Now I've already ordered one of Zemke Fan's and I'm thinking of digging out all my old cowboy beaters and seeing what's there. I know I've got a solid gold "horse apples" pin somewhere that's always a conversation starter, and my grandfather sometimes wore a pair of gold 38s on one of his (PG-13 kind, not the firearms). You guys are really a bad influence. Maybe I could just stick them all on a wool beater fedora and look like one of the crazy old men that cook for trail rides. Frank
     
  9. indycop

    indycop I'll Lock Up

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    Got this one from Colby Jack.:D

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  10. texashatman

    texashatman Familiar Face

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    Here's my new oil derrick on my Stetson Temple
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    I've got some more pins I'll post later.
     
  11. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    On my VS.^
     
  12. swaviator

    swaviator New in Town

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    Is that a recent production Strat pin? If so, where can I purchase one?
     
  13. Pilot99

    Pilot99 Familiar Face

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    I was gonna ask the same thing, I would love to pick one up.
     
  14. Lefty

    Lefty I'll Lock Up

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    Look one post below the one with the photo you quoted. He's sold a bunch of oldies and has had repros made that might still be available.
     
  15. Zemke Fan

    Zemke Fan Call Me a Cab

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    Just send me a PM...

    Heading to PHX for a long weekend, but contact me and I will set you up.
     
  16. bbshriver

    bbshriver One of the Regulars

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    I work for Mack Trucks, so when I came across this old bulldog pin I had to have a go with it!

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  17. daizawaguy

    daizawaguy Call Me a Cab

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  18. daizawaguy

    daizawaguy Call Me a Cab

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  19. bolthead

    bolthead My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Now that is cool. :eusa_clap
     
  20. xwray

    xwray Familiar Face

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    has anyone tried magnets

    A couple questions regarding pins...

    Is there any style of hat where pins are not really appropriate for?

    I have two Snoopy award pins which I am very fond of that I'd like to put on my two Akubras...I would not want to lose them as they are not really replaceable. The Akubras have leather bands and I don't want to punch a hole in the band nor do I want to punch a hole in the felt.

    I was wondering if anyone has tried using the tiny very strong rare earth magets like I have seen in other applications. You would glue one magnet to the back of the pin and place a second magnet inside the crown where you want to place the pin and bring them together. The two magnets get into a death grip through the felt and shouldn't come loose.

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