Vintage hat brushes

Discussion in 'Hats' started by S.Fox, Jul 11, 2020.

  1. S.Fox

    S.Fox New in Town

    Anyone collect vintage hat brushes? I couldnt find a thread so thought I'd start one, feel free to share. Here is one I picked up recently for just a couple of pounds. I know nothing about the address on the brush if anyone was wondering lol. 20200711_230836.jpg
  2. I look for 100% horsehair brushes & have found a couple of vintage shoeshine brushes worth cleaning any polish out. Depending on any advertising they can be found cheap. After cleaning they work great on hats.



    Tatton Baird makes a reproduction horsehair hat brush in the style of an old barbers brush with a turned handle. Not cheap but labor intensive I would think. Wyldkarma bought one with his Tatton Baird hats. Don't know if he ever posted a pic of the brush.
    Bamaboots, S.Fox and M Hatman like this.
  3. M Hatman

    M Hatman My Mail is Forwarded Here

    I have a few.....I will have to gather the photo's.....they are often not shaped like what you would call a hat brush now....
    Hurricane Jack and S.Fox like this.
  4. carouselvic

    carouselvic I'll Lock Up

    curved brush is from Fordham Hat Shop agency for Mallory & Knox
    silver handle brush is Goldblat Haberdasher and Hatter, Newark N.J.

    modern horsehair brushes can still be found


Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.