The Tom Mix Custom Hand Made Beaver Fur Felt Western Movie Cowboy Hat
Tom Mix and his attention-grabbing cowboy hat featured here was “the King of Cowboys” in the 1920’s. Although his performances weren’t noted for their realism they were full of screen-friendly action stunts and horseback riding.
The influence of his screen persona can be seen in Ronald Reagan and John Wayne and their approach to portraying cowboys. He even helped John Wayne get a job moving props in the back lot of Fox Studios.
- Crown: 6″ 2 Dent
- Brim: 1/2″ Kettle Curl Bound Edge
- Hatband: 1″ Satin Ribbon with Bow
- Color as shown: Bone
In all Mix made 291 movies throughout his career. Interesting fact: Tom Mix and fellow western film star William S. Hart, were pall bearers at Wyatt Earp’s funeral in 1929. The Wyatt Earp.
For custom orders please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery of your unique custom hand made hat.
About Our Beaver Fur Felt
We offer 3 beaver fur felt blends for our custom hats – 5X, 20X and 100X.
A fine 100% beaver or beaver blend fur felt is dense and virtually waterproof and consists of beaver and rabbit fur blended with felt to create the perfect material from which to make hats.
Beaver fur felt lasts 5-10 times longer than wool felt and can be shaped and even re-blocked numerous times. This is what makes beaver fur felt blends the best material from which to manufacture hats quality hats.
- 5X is a blend of about 5% beaver with rabbit and felt.
- 20X is 50% beaver blend
- 100X is pure 100% beaver fur felt
For an all weather hat – you can’t beat a pure beaver cowboy hat. Light, stiff, and fabulous looking it’ll shed what ever comes it’s way.