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    A John Wayne Cowboy Hat Likely Related to "The Alamo," Circa 1960. Tan felt, dark brown grosgrain ribbon hatband, tan grosgrain ribbon around roll, lined in red satin, maker's label stamped on lining reads in part "American Hat Co. / Houston, Tex.," inside brown leather lining stamped in part "Made Expressly / for / Duke Wayne / From Bill Daniel" and "The Original / Bill Daniel Spec.," size 7 1/4; evidently gifted to the actor by Daniel who was a Texas politician and who had a brief association with the Duke having appeared in the 1960 United Artists film, "The Alamo" playing Colonel Neill; additionally Daniel provided the production with numerous longhorn cattle and horses from his own ranch; Wayne likely then gifted this hat to someone else as its current owner is a private collector. (Please note there are numerous dents in the felt due to age.)

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    February, 2016
    20th Saturday
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