Largely a weblog about my miniatures. Originally, it was made of cork, coated with navy felt, however after 1980, the internal building was modified to a lightweight hard wearing plastic material (like a tough hat), and had some padding and an extra riot chin strip added (the original cork did little to guard in opposition to thrown missiles, although it actually shielded from being hit over the pinnacle).
The Jackaroo within the Outback doesn’t put on a Stetson, he wears an Akubra as that’s the name of the Australian hat company which owns the license rights to the Stetson design for manufacture and sale inside Australia. Except papakhi, which remains to be worn by Cossacks, native peoples of Caucasus and Russian colonels and generals.
The US Navy wears the same hat for enlisted service gown uniforms known as a “Dixie Cup hat” after the producer. I will donate the hat, …Continue Reading