What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?

Discussion in 'Hats' started by AbbaDatDeHat, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. Steve1857

    Steve1857 My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    That Stetson just ticks all the boxes for me, Bama. Wonderful green hue, great rake, thin ribbon in a complimentary colour, wind cord, bow, brim size and shape, liner, sweatband stamps ... I could go on. Super hat.

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  2. Desert dog

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    I have a lot of tomatoes, jalapenos, eggplant and squash. I sure wish I had some fried okra!

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  3. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    Got mine in a little late this year but I checked today and I ought to be frying by next week. If you can find some, try it on the grill by splitting it down the middle seasoned with a little olive oil, salt and pepper, cooked just short of a char.
     
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  4. Desert dog

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    That sounds good! Today I have so many large Jalapenos, my wife splits them in two, fills them with a mixture of goat cheese and cream cheese, and coats them with panko bread crumbs. These will be for cocktail hour!




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  5. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    Now I'm drooling.
     
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  6. Bamaboots

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    Thank you, Steve. Much appreciated. I'm with you, a lot of nice features on a $10 hat from back in the day.
     
  7. drmaxtejeda

    drmaxtejeda I'll Lock Up

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    Keith Lo Bue today[​IMG]

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  8. Steve1857

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    You're welcome.
    Crazy price for all that hat. What age are we talking about?

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  9. That's how we do it around here. Great hat choice today Greg!
     
  10. Bamaboots

    Bamaboots I'll Lock Up

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    There are others better qualified, Steve but I would say post war, pre-50's. Royal was a quality level at $10 and Royal Deluxe at $12.50 was the next step up. The only other Royal I owned was a 50's Whippet and the felt was good but not quite to the level of this hat. Size tag, no plastic/cellophane liner tip and labeling are what lead me to think this is a hat from the late 40's. I'm lucky enough to have a Royal Deluxe OR from a few years later that has the same amenities, the biggest difference is the sweat.
     
  11. johnnycanuck

    johnnycanuck Call Me a Cab

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    My wife said I look like I am ready for an adventure with my Akubra Down Under and blue gortex jacket.
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  12. Steve1857

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    Wow, that vintage. Looks as good as new, Greg. Truly a hat worthy of any collection.

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  13. Tukwila

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    BSHW hanging out in the office. Comment from an attorney whose brother collects hats... That's a really nice hat, Doug!

    File too large to upload, and no more room to cut on this phone. .. maybe later. Man, that blue ribbon looks cool under florescent lighting.
     
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  14. Dlaniger

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    Gorgeous Friday after the storms yesterday.
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  15. Tukwila

    Tukwila Call Me a Cab

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  16. Cornshucker77

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    Thanks.
     
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  17. Cornshucker77

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    Classic.
     
  18. Cornshucker77

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  19. Rmccamey

    Rmccamey One Too Many

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    You're the man, Doug. That hat looks great! I've been shying away from a bright red ribbon on a hat. I think you have inspired me to go for it!

     
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  20. Bill Hughes

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    Brent Black for work tonight.

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