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Then consider all the wasted pharma dumped into the water supply. Log in to Reply hmuller November 17, at Those things are just unusually persistent jet contrails. Move along folks, nothing to see here. Log in to Reply beantownbill. November 17, at Has anyone ever chemically analyzed the make-up of airplane contrails to see if they consist of compounds not found in airplane engine exhausts? The sky grids were NOT there 25 years ago. But I do recall a crop duster, spraying poison on us, in the s.

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The demand for Resistol hats continued and today “the small hat factory” is the largest manufacturer of headwear in the world, as a part of Hatco, Inc. All phases of production are still operated and controlled to ensure products of the highest quality.

Hat-Dating Guides Hatting Notes There is a rule of thumb regarding dating soft felt hats what we now call fedoras at just a glance, which postulates that hats with taller crown plus narrower brims are from the s to mid s or so, whereas hat crowns slightly lowered but brims grew wider from roughly the late s through the s into the early s. From the mid s onward to the present day, crowns typically tend to be lower and brims are very narrow. While there is some validity to this rule of thumb due to the changing nature of fashion over the decades, hats of all these styles can be found in all periods, so internal clues to dating hats are needed to make more accurate estimations of age.

Cavanagh Hats in particular are notorious for hiding their age regarding their style. Cavanagh had a clientele that was typically older and more conservative, fashion-wise, than the other brands. As such, they often stuck to a style for decades, and thus one could find a Cavanagh hat from that looks nearly the same, externally, as one from Cavanagh was not so much interested in setting styles as they were in maintaining them. Still, Cavanagh did produce some modern styles, especially once the changes in the mid s came around.

As an example, here are two Cavanaghs separated in manufacturing time by thirty years:

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Dobbs Hats at Levine Hat Company Since , Dobbs Hats and Dobbs Fifth Avenue have held a unique brand of distinction within the hat industry. Over years later, Dobbs Hat styles have changed, but Dobbs Hats enthusiasts know their attention to detail remains consistent, making Dobbs one of the strongest brands in the hat industry.

Most of the stamps have not been signed. All of the other stamps are nice clean stamps. Needs to be reframed. Item 2 Unbelievable find- Proof Set in original plastic. None of the coins have been out of the package. The penny looks like it may have a tear in the plastic. This is an unbelievably rare set. Small chip on back side of the rim. Small 5 inch hairline on the outside on one side. Crack is in glaze only and does not go through.

Item 10 Unopened packs, with possible Mickey Mantle inserts; 24 packs of 17 cards Item 11 Unopened packs, with possible Mickey Mantle inserts; 24 packs of 17 cards Item 12 Antique Hiawatha Print, 12 x 15 frame Item 35 Book of approximately 75 pages full of unused foreign stamp sheets. Item 36 Book of unused foreign stamp sheets.

These are all foreign stamps Item 38 John F.

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From to Today Jeans, denim, dungarees – whatever you want to call ’em, they’re an all-American staple. Now considered a casualwear essential, blue jeans were originally invented for miners, ranchers and cowboys. Thanks to a pair of savvy immigrants and Hollywood’s biggest stars, the blue jean remains an outfit essential nearly a decade and a half after its inception. Check out the history of blue jeans and find out how they’ve shaped modern-day fashions.

Resistol hat Snapon tool Stetson Stetson cowboy hat Cotton twill hat with embroidered Sailboat logo at front Color block design Low crown Curved bill Grommet ventilation at crown Tonal stitch throughout Brand logo embroidery at back Adjustable strap closure One size fits most Imported Pages: 96 Product dimensions: mm (w) x.

Reply There is nothing like a nice handband to perk up an otherwise nondescript hat. This article focuses mainly on hatbands but you will see that many of the example hats also have stampede strings. In case you are not familiar with them, they are basically a chinstrap fastener that can be used either under the chin or at the back of the head to help hold a hat on in the wind or during a stampede!!!

They are usually left loose until needed as shown by Tom Selleck — sigh! There are various ways of attaching stampede strings to hats. Most of the hats shown here use the method where the stampede string encircles the crown and then passes through holes on either side of the brim. But there are other ways to attach them. I will leave that for you to research — there are many helpful how-to articles on the internet.

Most hats come with a ribbon band of some kind, narrow to wide. Depending on the hat, this might look the best. Other hats look great with a touch of horsehair either as a separate hatband or as part of the stampede string. Almost any hat looks good with a concho belt hat band and some look good with beaded hat bands.

By the way………hatbands are not just for western hats…………they look great on most panama straw hats as well, as one of the examples below will show.

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For the record, the flu won and is still wearing me smooth out. But here is some sage advice to live one’s life by: That declaration deserves a Sgt. Schultz-esque “very interesting” yes, I watch TV Land occasionally , and it will be intriguing to see how this one is pulled off Monday night. Ric Flair is getting more air time these days than in recent memory in WWE, which is a good thing for us fans of the “Nature Boy.

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Overall Worst Customer Serivce For all of us living in Boerne, this is what I get for trying to shop locally and support the Boerne economy. Billys Wester Wear is the worst example of customer service I have ever heard of. I immediately went back to the store and spoke to the manager. She explained that there was another pair at the Kerrville store or a new pair would be ordered from the boot company. Days pass with no follow up. We call the store 3 days latter and are told that the replacement boots are in and the next day to come and pick them up then.

We arrive with my child wearing the original pair and are then told that Billys western wear does not warranty the boots and THEY will have to send them back to the company that made them.

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After navigating a maze of fur coats, silver buckles, saddles, and Resistol hats, we arrive at a makeshift sound stage where Kimzey is scheduled to appear on a talk show. I sit down behind Jennifer while her son and two other riders take the stage.

This is an interesting walk through my personal collection of antique fedoras. Please enjoy the journey. The following is what collectors know so far about dating a Stetson. This information is always changing as collectors are finding out more and more and newer vintage examples come to light. Dating Stetsons by inventory, style and sizing, or re-order number tags might only give you a general set of dates of not more than a decade or two, but taking note of these inventory tags can give you a general idea of the era in which your hat was made.

The idea with these tags was that you could re-order your favorite hat style simply by telling Stetson what your tag said. On that tag is a style number, a block number, and a size, etc. With this innovative system a customer never had to guess what sort of hat he had and never had to be forced to try a new style when his old hat wore out.

If he liked the type of hat he had he could get it replaced with one exactly like it. Customer service was the word of the day! These tags had other uses, too. It was also a way for Stetson to keep track of what was going on in the factory. The tags helped track what hats sold the most and where they were in the manufacturing process.

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