The Last Best West Product Index

Our hand-made hats ship in 6-8 weeks and
our custom cowboy leather in 3-5 weeks

Made to order. Made to last. Made in America.


To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Bonanza (1959 – 1972) debuting on TV, this is our take on the magnificently simple hat worn by Dan Blocker. Hoss was loved by millions, in stark contrast to the character that would surface 30 years later in the acclaimed western mini-series, Lonesome Dove.

Blue Duck was as evil an outlaw as ever rode through a western,

so to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the mini series Lonesome Dove debuting on TV, this is our take on the big hat worn by Frederick Forrest as the murderous border bandit, Blue Duck.

For those visitors visiting us for the first time, we strive for accuracy and authenticity in the cowboy hats, and classic cowboy leather we reproduce from the 19th and early decades of the 20th century.

We make period correct cowboy hats and leather gear, so if you are a SASS or Cowboy Action Shooter you will definitely want to look over our many Western and Cowboy Movie Hat or holster and gun belt reproductions.

There are somewhere around 170 different hat styles in our catalog; enough for even the finickiest cowboy to find a hat style they like! Everything from classic western styles from the 19th century to new versions of your favorite hats from the movies.

Tristan Movie Hat

Client Jeremy Carter strutting in his Tristan Custom Hat.

Like all clothing the type, shape, and color of your hat defines your personality. It’s highly unlikely that any other single piece of clothing carries the mystic that a quality, distinctively shaped cowboy hat does.

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Click here for our Western Store

Customers Love our cowboy gear – read all about it here!

You should find our website easy to get all the information you need when ordering, simply by clicking on the tabs 1/2 way down each product page. There you will find our hat colors, leather colors, options and instructions for hat sizing, measuring yourself for a gun belt, and other useful information about our products. 

Custom Cowboy Hats


Frontera Movie Hat Shown here is our Frontera hat is done in a nice warm earth tone, BUCKSKIN, with a dynamic contrasting ribbon hatband and bound edge in chocolate brown.

If you are a returning client we say welcome back! And to all you fine folks who are visiting us for the first time – HOWDY! Take your time and have a mosey around the last best west, there’s lots of great stories that go along with our finely crafted old west products.

OUR STANDARD DELIVERY IS 6- 8 weeks for our quality beaver cowboy hats and 3-5 weeks for our custom hand-made leather.

We make great hand made leather holster’s and the Ben Wade Rig is Ben Wade Holsterno exception. The holster and gun belt combination is from that excellent western from 2007 with Russell Crowe, The 3:10 to Yuma.

This fully carved holster and gun belt has a custom two-tone dye combination and is as functional as it is beautiful!


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You’ve owned the rest – now wear the best!

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It’s the last thing you take off, and the first thing that’s noticed

Hats ship in 6-8 weeks

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Hats by Movie or Series

I had a new white cowboy hat that I paid ten dollars for and new pants that cost twelve dollars and a good shirt and fancy boots. Lord I was proud of those clothes! When my sister saw me she said: ‘Take your pants out of your boots and put your coat on. You look like an outlaw.’  I told her to go to hell. And I never did like her after that.                       – Teddy Blue Abbott Cowboy 1882

Lonesome Dove :: Tombstone :: Open Range :: Outlaw Josey Wales :: 3:10 to Yuma :: Appaloosa :: True Grit :: Have Gun Will Travel ::Hidalgo :: Legends of the Fall :: Deadwood :: Broken Trail :: Tom Horn :: Conagher :: Butch Cassidy… :: Assassination of Jesse James….:: Last of the Dogmen :: Winchester ’73 :: The Virginian :: Wyatt Earp :: The Rifleman :: Wanted Dead or Alive :: Nevada Smith :: Pale Rider :: Quigley Down Under :: Unforgiven :: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon :: Red River :: Wild Bill :: The Missing :: My Darling Clementine :: There Will Be Blood :: Monte Walsh :: Saber River :: Angel and the Badman :: Sons of Katie Elder :: McClintlock :: Hondo :: Good, Bad, Ugly :: Cowboys and Aliens :: Wild Wild West :: Destry Rides Again :: Hopalong Cassidy :: Fort Apache :: Posse :: Apocalypse Now :: Gods and Generals :: Bandidas :: Purgatory :: Alvarez Kelly :: North and South :: Magnificent 7 :: The Tall T :: Quick and the Dead :: Justified ::Longmire :: Hang ‘Em High :: Django :: Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid :: Big Heat :: Treasure of the Sierra Madre :: Casablanca :: Indiana Jones :: Hell On Wheels :: Roughriders :: Bonanza :: Lonesome Dove

Old West Performers Hats

Friends of the last best west


Our hats are generally named for the person, character or movie they are from


Western Movie Hats

Classic Hats

 Tom Horn  The Thing
 The Lone Ranger

Curly Bill

 Union Cavalry hat
Authentic 19th Century
Cowboy Hats
Our Hand Made hats 
Ship in 6-8 weeks
Boss of the Town
6 Shooter
The Bullock
Modern Rodeo Hats
Pirates of the Caribbean
Top Hand
Rodeo Royale
Bull Rider
Bat Masterson Bowler
Chute Boss
Butch Cassidy Bowler
Tall in the Saddle
The General
Line Dancer
Jesse James Homburg
Rodeo Royale
The Jolan
Bronc Buster
The Pinkerton
Money Round
Indiana Jones 
The Stockman
Line Rider
Classic Pork Pie
Dakota Fancy
 The Rocky Mountain Ranger
Poker City Jim
The Yakima
The Champie
Dodge City

Traditional Slim Jim Leather Holster

Traditional Slim Jim Leather Holster

Hand-made Cowboy Leather

Hand-Made Leather

“Served him right, and so we declare.” From an inquest on a bad man killed by Bill Hickok.


Leather ships in 3-5 weeks


Executive Saddle Bags


Cowboy Wisdom

A friendly game of cowboy poker turns on a card. . . .

Excerpt from
The Outlaw’s Lament

Grease up yer guns Outlaw’s
And cinch them on tight. . .
There’ll be blood a runnin’,
In town before night.

There’ll be gun’s a blazin’
And singin’ with lead
Tonight you’ll be drinkin’
Your drinks with the dead.

Code of the Old West:
Never touch a Cowboy’s hat
or try to pat his dog

Cattleman Cowboy Hat Band

Quality Hand Made Hatbands

Hatbands ship within 5 days

Freshen the look of your favorite old hat with a new custom hatband from The Last Best West. Our hatbands are all made by hand, and have that authentic Cowboy flavor to help you stand out from the herd.

custom old west badges

Custom old west badges

Old West Badges

Badge Home Page :: Marshal ::  Sheriff ::  Agents :: Rangers

Badges ship within 48 hours

ANY 2 badges + shipping = $30.00 :: ANY 3 badges + shipping = $40.00



Marshal Deadwood
Texas Rangers Company B
U.S. Marshal Fancy
Texas Rangers Company D
U.S. Marshal Plain
Texas Rangers Company A
Blank Marshal Badge
Special Ranger
Marshal Dodge City
San Juan Colorado Rangers
Marshal Territory of New Mexico
Colorado Rangers
US Marshal Star
California Ranger
US Marshal Round
Territorial Rangers
US Marshal Tombstone
Arizona Rangers
Buffalo Marshal
Captain Arizona Rangers
US Marshal Durango – Round
Alaska Territory US Marshal


Pinkerton Detective Agency


Pony Express Messenger
Brothel Inspector
Indian Police
Bureau Of Indian Affairs
Lincoln County Sheriff
Yuma Territorial Prison
Sheriff – Star
Railway Express Special Agent
Sheriff Presidio County
Special Agent – Sante Fe Railroad
Deputy Sheriff
Union Pacific Special Agent
Deputy Constable
Santa Fe Railroad Guard
Blank Sheriff Badge
Confederate States of America
Sheriff Shield
Sheriff Tombstone

Young Guns Circa 1870 Poster

Young Guns Circa 1870 Poster


Authentic Wanted Posters :: Old West Posters :: Cowboy Wisdom :: Legends of the West Posters
Best Cowboy Poster :: Wild Bill Hickok’s Murder

Poster Index  – posters ship within 48 hours

POSTERS ARE $28.00 EACH OR 2 FOR $38.00.
PRICE INCLUDES $13.00 dollars for shipping.


  Buffalo Bill Cody

$500 Jesse James
Bat Masterson
$25,000 Jesse James
Sam Houston
Wild Bill Hickok
Pony Express Recruitment
Sundance Kid and Etta Place
Doc Holliday
Young Guns circa 1870
Wyatt Earp
Head of Joaquin
Custer and the 7th
Jesse James
Sam and Belle Starr
Black Bart
S. Indiana Vigilance Committee
Order the Dog
George Armstrong Custer
Las Vegas Vigilante Notice
Use it up – or do Without
Billy the Kid
$7500 Reward
Make your word your Bond
John Wesley Hardin
Pinkerton – Reuben Burrows
There you are.
Pinkerton – Oliver Curtis Perry
Dog and Fence Post
Pinkerton Circular – Tom Nixon
Defend Yourself


In 2012 we supplied a pure beaver hat for a door prize at a Super Bowl party held by Americans for the coalition
troops in Afghanistan. We received this thoughtful gift in return. Patrol flown flag and commerative plaque. Hooo Raaa