Republic Handmade Cowboy Hat
Republic Handmade Cowboy Hat – Classic hat style from the early days of Hollywood.
This hat shape was one of the most common worn by the early western film stars. You can see it being worn by the B-Western stars, in many of the westerns made at Republic Studios in the 1930s and 40s.
- Color Shown: Silver Belly.
- Crown: centre fire.
- Brim: Hand shaped-Bound.
- Hatband: 3/8″ Grosgrain ribbon, tied cavalry style.
Many famous actors who started off in the 1930s, during the Great Depression, appeared in as many B-Westerns and Serials that they could get. Any pay day is a good pay day and any actor starting off was grateful for the work. At the height of the Great Depression of the 1930s 1 in 3 men didn’t have a job.
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