The Big Heat Custom Hand Made Beaver Fur Felt Fedora Hat
The Big Heat Custom Hat is based on Glen Ford’s fedora from The Big Heat in 1953 that features great fedoras in almost every scene. This is our interpretation of the classic hat worn by Glen Ford in The Big Heat.
- Crown: 5″ inches
- Brim: 2 3/4″
- Hatband: 2″ Black grosgrain ribbon and bow
- Crown: C-Crown Teardrop Shape
- Brim: Hand shaped snap brim with bound edge and front dip
Fritz Lang’s, classic detective movie, The Big Heat, is a not only a film treasure but also a clever and engaging detective movie. The bad guys are tough, the women are tough, but the cops are even tougher. Canadian Glenn Ford stars, and look for a young Lee Marvin in one of his early roles as mob toughie, Vince Stone. This classic film noir is made in glorious black-and-white.
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.