Questions Concerning Panama Hats

Discussion in 'Hats' started by Barney, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Altiori

    Altiori Familiar Face

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    Greetings.

    I’ve been searching the Lounge and have come up with a few pointers—some from more than a few years back—regarding shaping and straightening brims etc on Panama hats.

    Now that Art is retiring, would anyone have a recommendation about where to send a Panama for reblocking/cleanings? Optimo, JJ Hat Center come to mind but I am sure there are others.

    I live in Savannah. Panama hat of some sort everyday. Wish there were a place nearby, indeed, anywhere in the SE USA where I could just walk in and drop it off but I recognize this as fantasy.

    Perhaps there is a site I am missing and would certainly welcome any guidance,recommendations,or suggestions.

    Appreciate your help and thanks to all; the Lounge is a great place.
     
  2. jlee562

    jlee562 I'll Lock Up

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    Looks like cleanahat.com is still around...
    http://www.cleanahat.com/services.php
     
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  3. T Jones

    T Jones I'll Lock Up

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    Try Tom Gomez of the Gomez Hat Company. He mainly specializes in Panamas and straws

    https://gomezhatcompany.com/index.html
     
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  4. deadlyhandsome

    deadlyhandsome I'll Lock Up

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