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Texan, Anson Mount is dynamite as Cullen Bohannan in AMCs Hell On Wheels

Wynnona EarpMedia Coverage and Projects

Early in 2016 it was our pleasure to make a couple of modified Paladin hats for TIM ROZON, for the new TV series, WYNNONA EARP, which can be seen on the SYFY Network.

WYNNONA EARP

Based on the IDW Comic, this supernatural Western follows the exploits of Wyatt Earps’ great-grand-daughter as she fights demons and the horrific unknown with Wyatts’ old Buntline Colt.

Modified Capt. Call hat

Fargo Season 2

In February of 2015 we made a modified Capt. Call style hat for an episode of the FX series, Fargo.

This award winning series features new stars and story lines every year, making this a dynamic and ever changing TV series.

And we followed that up by making a new Cullen Bohannan hat for actor Anson Mount for AMCs gritty western series, Hell on Wheels.

Jed the Cowboy from Night at the Museum III

Jed the Cowboy from Night at the Museum III

It's a wrap! NATM and HOW

It’s a wrap!

We were excited to do some work for FOX ENTERTAINMENT in 2014.

We made a buscadero, worn by Jed the Cowboy, in the Night at the Museum 3.

As well we made a bow quiver and a couple of arrow quivers for the live action shoots for the global gaming phenom, World of Warcraft.

In August of 2014 we were excited to have the Costume Director and Supervisor from AMC’s Hell On Wheels series come through our showroom! Look for these hats and leather in the upcoming episodes of Season 4.

Hats: Mattie Ross, Virgil Cole, Pinkerton, Tom Hart, Cimarron, 6 Shooter, Pale Preacher, Hidalgo, Leather: ‘A’ style wrist cuffs and our Open Range step-in chaps.


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From: Carnegie, Samuel Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2014 To: ‘Longfellow at The Last Best West’ Subject: Smithsonian Institution

Hello Longfellow and co., I haven’t written you guys in a while, but I can’t express how amazing the custom gear

(modified Curly Bill hat, modified open range chaps, 3 inch cartridge belt), you made for us at the American History Museum is. Thousands of people have seen it during our theatre program “Love on the Range,” and we have used the program, complete with the gear, to educate the public on history, as well as in conferences across the country to talk about theatre in museums…Check out this LINK for a short promotional video we did about the program, featuring some photos and videos… Look forward to hearing from you!

S. Xavier Carnegie
Theater Programs’ Creative Director
Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Country stars Hat

Our signed Nashville Country Line Dancer Hat see how many of the stars signatures you can recognize!

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Teea Goans signing our Nashville stars hat.

Wow what a great time we had in Nashville Tennessee, at the gifting event for the George Jones Tribute concert.

The November 22 2013 event was quite the experience, and our thanks to all these fine folks who graciously stopped by our booth for a visit, and signed our Line Dancer hat.

Chad Warrix (Halfway to Hazzard), Charlie Daniels, Craig Morgan, Daryle Singletary, Emmylou Harris, EricLee Beddingfield, Gretchen Wilson, Jan Howard, Janie Fricke, Jeanne Pruett, Jeannie Seely, Jessi Colter, John Michael Montgomery, Kathy Mattea, Kentucky Headhunters, Leona Williams, Lisa Matassa, Lorrie Morgan, Mark Collie, Montgomery Gentry, Pam Tillis, Ray Stevens, Rodney Atkins, Sam Moore, Shooter Jennings, Stonewall Jackson, Tanya Tucker, Teea Goans, TG Sheppard, Thompson Square, Tracy Lawrence, Travis Tritt, and Vince Gill … plus cartoonist Guy Gilchrist!

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From: Robert Amper Sent: September-01-13 4:14 AM To: service at thelastbestwest.com/ Subject: Set pic

Dear Sonja, here are the promised shots. 

I hope you like them. You can use them together with the other pictures on your homepage and/or in any way you like. Take care, Robby

We modified our Tom Horn hat and Longfellow supplied some back ground facts for a German Production about the life of Pinkerton Detective, Bounty Hunter, and ultimately, outlaw, Tom Horn.

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Miss Me Jeans promotion featuring our Lady hat


We were pleasantly surprised to be asked by SumCreative to create hats for the 2012 Miss Me Jeans advertising campaign.

From: Philippa Lewis Ward [sumcreative.com/] Sent: March-21-12 To: Service at The Last Best West Subject: Re: Hats are on the way.

Hi Sonja, Just to let you we received the hats and they are wonderful! Thank you so much for everything. They are perfect and we can’t wait to use them…Thanks again – really appreciate everything!

Seen here is lovely Australian model, Emma Ishta, wearing our Lady, Bandidas, Rifleman, and Line Dancer hats, with the stunning Grand Canyon in the background.

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In 2012 we were asked to give a prize for a Super Bowl Party in Afghanistan.

As you can well imagine we get many requests to supply auction items, and door prizes for events, but this request was an easy YES! So we sent some free posters and a gift certificate for a PURE BEAVER COWBOY HAT, to the Sarge organizing the Party.Awhile back we got this amazing gift in return. A battle flown flag and commemorative plaque. We think we came out ahead.. . .God bless all those serving on the front lines protecting Democracy and freedom around the globe.

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Our custom leather in use in a Nascar Commercial

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Hi!

I hope you guys are doing great. I wanted to send you a few photos of the holsters {Masterson Rig and 2 gun Teddy Blue Rig} you made for us for our NASCAR TV commercial shoot.

Kasey Kahne and Carl Edwards were the”good guys” so they got to wear them. They looked awesome!

We are now having them put in a shadow box to hang in the office. Here is also the link to the finished product! Thanks again for getting them to us so fast! Jackie, Victory Management.

Our classic 1898 Roughrider hat, modeled after the original Teddy Roosevelt design.

Spring 2010 Our classic 1898 Roughrider hat, modeled after the original Teddy Roosevelt design.

 

From: Uhe, Roger C MAJ USA USF-I J-3 Convoy Ops/Rough Riders Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010

To: ‘Sonja’ Subject: Rough Rider Hat  Howdy Sonja: The hat arrived safely and is now a part of the unit. Attached is a photo of me with one of my “horses” in our motor pool. As you can tell from vehicle and me we are both old war horses. But the hat looks great! With Honor and Success!

MOUNT UP!

ROGER C. “CHANCE” UHE
MAJ, FA
USF-I ROUGH RIDERS
Commanding

Our thanks to Major Uhe and his Roughriders for the honor of making 4 custom 1898 Roughriders’ Hats for the Commander and 3 Non-Com’s of USF-1.


From : robert keen Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2009 To: service@thelastbestwest.com/ Subject: Daniel Plainview in silverbelly

My name is Robert Earl Keen and I bought a custom hat from you recently. It was a replica of the hat Daniel Day-Lewis wore in the movie There Will Be Blood. I can’t say enough good things about the quality of the hat and how much I enjoy wearing it. Hands down it is the best hat I have owned…So,I want another…Again, I love your hat. It has been a source of joy and rigorous discussion. Sincerely, Robert Earl Keen

Thanks for the Shout Out Robert Earl Keen: We’ve followed your career and enjoy your music!


Cowboys and Indians Magazine

Cowboys and Indians Magazine

Magazine Coverage

COWBOYS AND
INDIANS MAGAZINE

Our thanks to Cowboys and Indians Magazine forgiving us a shout out in your Christmas Issue.

We’re flattered our Josey Wales hat was featured inthe Holiday Gifts for the Western Fan, section of the December 2009 issue.

Yer show exquisite taste!


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Winter 2008
Guns of the Old West Magazine

Featured our Masterson custom cross-draw holster.

Our thanks to Denis Prisbrey for including us in his article – we’re still blushing from the kind words!

More Testimonials


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With Calgary Police Chief Beaton, in 2006, for a promotional video. We certainly back the blue!

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Saloon :: Casino :: Painting

In May 2006 we were rounded up to work on a re-enactment of the moment when Jack McCall walked into Tom Nuttal’s #10 Saloon on Aug 2 1876, in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, and murdered Wild Bill Hickok.

Longfellow, and other modern day Gunfighters, worked closely with the producers to create the right atmosphere, setting, and circumstances for that infamous second. Everything was set up like a movie set at Heritage Park in Calgary (an authentic 19th century town).

That’s our pard, Red Cahoun, in the ill-fated role of Wild Bill, and Longfellow (I just found out I was the harbinger of death, hell I don’t even know what State Harbinger’s in!) at the door about to come in. After about 5 hours of taking digital pictures from every conceivable angle – we were done.


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