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Release – Archival Trail Cap in Tan

We couldn’t find a lightweight waxed cotton baseball cap that was readily available and made in the USA, so we’ve produced one ourselves. Classic five panel design with leather tab back adjustment. Made of a 5.5 ounce waxed cotton/nylon that’s both durable and lightweight. Ideal for all-weather walking, fishing, and hunting. One size fits most. …

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Archival Mug Shots

The Tyne and Wear Archives & Museum has just released a terrific set of mug shots from a 1930s.  According to the TWAM site, the photos come from an identification book originally sourced from a junk shop.  What I love about these photos are the split view poses struck by the disheveled yet handsomely dressed …

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Release – Archival Trail Cap

We couldn’t find a lightweight waxed cotton baseball cap that was readily available and made in the USA, so we’ve produced one ourselves.   Classic five panel design with leather tab back adjustment. Made of a 5.5 ounce waxed cotton/nylon that’s both durable and lightweight. Ideal for all-weather walking, fishing, and hunting.   Available via our Archival web …

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New Additions to AC Web Shop

We’re updating the AC web shop with Fall items from Rising Sun, Leather Head Sports, Saint James and Columbiaknit. Check out our Columbiaknit cotton caps in new colorways. And by popular demand, we’re bringing in a new logo-neutral Cooperstown Ball Cap in our favorite color, navy blue. Stay tuned for updates on more items coming …

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Archival Salute: Carhartt

OK, if you want to really learn the Carhartt ropes you should be over at 10engines right now (above image lifted from there). James has an almost worrisomely complete Optic. Just got a few lovely deadstock lids, see above, from another Carhartt wunderkind, Jason of Wilderness Workshop. Reminded me to put up a couple of …

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Catalog scan of Filson duckbill caps
From the archives Shopping From The Present

Duckbill Review

Duck Hunting in Utah Original Filson duckbill offerings A duckbill cap was the first item I ever purchased from CC Filson. A decade ago, you could buy a Filson duckbill cap in tin cloth, shelter cloth, cotton poplin or wool. Filson even offered a short billed model (my personal favorite). The original duckbill version was …

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