Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection. Hats for Hatters 2019-11-23

Hats for Hatters

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

Stetson Hat Company was born. This hat was made between 1945 and the early 50s. Stetson is the standard in hats, the essence of the spirit of the West and an icon of everyday American lifestyle. No American hat brand name is more recognized around the world than Stetson. Because of this, Stetson tried this sweat barrier idea. Stetson hats and the John B.

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Stetson Hats

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

Comes in an Authentic Stetson Western Hat Box and will last many years with proper care. If you are in between two sizes, choose the bigger size. It was manufactured sometime in the 1930s. Its chocolate color is accented with a Stetson pin and adorned with silver studs. He was trained by his father, a master hatter, and applied his skills and knowledge to a trade that, at the time was not held in high regard. Granted, any hat that is still around since before 1900 is a rare piece, but an antique Stetson just has that extra aura about it.

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My Collection of Antique Stetson Western Hats

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

I purchased this hat from his great grandson. A nice late 40s piece. Stetson Company are American icons. The oil skin sweat barrier, while a seemingly good idea, caused more trouble than it was worth. Stetson that we are all familiar with, but it was a company that John worked for nonetheless. Comments comments Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U. Stetson was trained by his father, a master hatter, and applied his skills and knowledge to a trade that, at the time was not held in high regard.

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Stetson hat box

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

Unfortunately, the moths really ate this one up, but there are no holes, oddly enough. It is a raw edged brim with the right and left edges slightly turned upward. This hat is particularly beautiful. Seems the moths were content with eating the surface instead of eating down through the felt. Wherever and whenever hats are discussed, Stetson Hats are mentioned - a symbol of the American spirit. Additionally, the ones that do still exist these 100 years later are rarely in great shape. A look inside at the re-order tags shows how the little buggers ate right through the labels! The longevity and history of the John B.

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Hats for Hatters

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

How close can be seen on the sweat band of this hat. Stetson led the hat industry his entire career by designing new hat styles for fashion and function. This derby has the brown re-oder tag in it as seen in the last photo above. Sometime in the early 1910s Stetson changed the color of the re-order tag from brown to orange. Be sure to hit your back button on your browser to come back to this page. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. In fact, this flat-brimmed, round-crown style was the so popular, nearly every photo of a real cowboy from the late 1800s is wearing this style hat or something close to it.

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Stetson Hats

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

Stetson 3X Beaver Quality 1940s This is a nice example of a 1940s era 3X with all the markings on leather and liner both. No one left alive knows why the color change, but whatever the case, only Stetsons from previous to 1910 have the brown re-order tags. For more information on Stetson, take a look at the section of this web site. This one survived in great shape. This hat was made between 1890 and 1910. The longevity and history of the John B.

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Stetson Commemorative Hats

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

They were just used up and finally discarded, not saved for posterity. Take this photo from my personal collection, for instance. Stetson hat along with the ubiquitous disclaimer on my other thread. This particular one has the brown reorder tag, so that makes it of a manufacturing date previous to 1920. Lastly, it has a very wide oil skin sweat barrier sewn between the leather sweatband and the hat. By this time Stephen the father had long since passed away.

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Stetson Hats and Caps

Stetson cowboy hats vintage collection

Stetson Company is based on innovation and quality! Stetson's biography reads like a Horatio Alger tale. Only in advertising can something be finished with no extra treatment, no extra effort to jazz it up yet have that be advertised as a major selling point! This is one of those. Nutria—a rat-like creature imported from South America—produces a fur felt that is tough as nails, not soft and pliable like beaver felt. Nathan Levy, the Post Master of Visalia, California — Nathan Levy was the son of Julius Levy and was Postmaster of Visalia up to the time of his death in 1939 at the age of 67. I have since sold this hat, but I have a similar one that you can see below. The photos of the insides of the hats are not linked to larger photos. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.

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