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Montana Open Crown Hat

Montana Hat - Terrific

Item: 002616



The wide, flat brim of our Montana Hat will keep the sun off your face when out working or lollygagging under blue skies. A variation of the “wide awake” and Quaker hats worn by men in the 19th century, this is a favorite from the annals of hat history.

Made from black wool, this men’s hat features stiff, extra wide brim, a black grosgrain band and chin strap with removable slide.

Created from 100% wool, unlined. Crown rises 5 inches, stiff brim 3 1/2 inches wide. Made in the USA. Available in sizes M-XL.

Want to keep your hat in shape while in storage? Try our Hat Stretcher.

Oversized: This item is considered oversized for shipping purposes, and may incur a surcharge if expedited or shipped internationally.

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Sizing Chart sizing
Hat Size
(up to)
7 to 7 1/8
22 1/4"
7 1/4 - 7 3/8
7 1/2 to 7 5/8
23 7/8"

Product Reviews  

Reviews of this Product

Average Rating: 4.38/5.00 stars from 16 reviews

Spirit of oleTombstone
I got a Montana open crown ordered and sent This IS Wyatt Earp The wide brim tall crown the simple but effective way this old west "lawman" hat was made harkens back to a tough no nonsense time If your a reenactor Looking for reproduction head gear...THIS Historical Emporium is the store to mount up with Good prices good product Hats seem to be researched and match old west photos ! Hat is easy to keep brushed and clean. Hat feels comfortable It's wool Hats in the old times WERE made of wool I'm happy camper with staff and product They care! Staff gets your order gets your hat to you in good shipment box, well marked! So I give Historical Emporium big thumbs up. Steam punk alert! stovepipe hats available at this site!
Jul 9, 2020
Peter Gurney
Vine Grove Ky
Great hat
This is a well made hat. It looks great. I seen hats similar style and 3 times the price. I highly recommend this hat
Jul 2, 2020
Big John
Hammonton Ne
Great hat
This house was just what I needed. Shipped really fast
Sep 26, 2019
Marshall Mi
Low price high value
Great value for a good looking western hat that can be shaped to desire
Feb 28, 2019
Jim Ed
Chicago Il
Historic and Solid Quality
Looked a long time, in real trading posts and western wear catalogs and shops, and this is the best "Injun Joe" hat. Very sturdy, beautiful surface, perfect fit.
Dec 20, 2018
Tucson Ar
Too limited
I purchased an extra large, and I could barely force it onto my head and it sat there painfully. They definitely need to expand the range of available sizes. Other than that the hat seemed to be of decent quality.
Nov 3, 2017
Tulalip Wa
Looks Great... but flimsy
I have a lot of hats in my collection. I do western reenactment/gunfighter shows. I like having different hats for different characters. When I saw this hat on your website, I thought I'd finally found a style like the one that Tommy Lee Jones wore in "Lonesome Dove". I've wanted one for some time. The hat I received looked exactly like the one advertised on the website.... I guess I just assumed it would be a sturdy hat. The quality of this hat is the type that you might find at a Halloween costume shop... perfect for one night of wearing.... but not something that will hold up through weekly shows.
Jul 2, 2015
Rich in San Antonio
San Antonio Te
This hat is very much like the one worn by "Billy Jack" in the movie from some time ago and this is exactly what I was after. Good material, stiff and well made. Hats like this sell for twice the amount I paid with Historical Emporium. Would highly recommend this item!!!
May 28, 2015

Very nice hat but Capt. Woodrow Call would've preferred it a bit thicker material. Will look great when I add my sorrel and black braided horse hair stampede string cuz first thing I did was throw away that "lil chin strap" as they call it and "season" it for 2 weeks hanging in barn. Nuff said! Woodrow this ones for you :))
Feb 27, 2015
Branson West Mi
Awesome Hat
I love my new hat! Came in the day it said it would. Amazing American Made quality!. And it is big enough to fit my dome!
Nov 26, 2014
JT PAttillo
New Braunfels Te
Nice Hat
This hat seemed light at first, but after working with it for a while the weight feels great. For the money I do not believe you can buy a better quality hat made anywhere, let alone one made in the USA.
Nov 3, 2014
Lebec Ca
The Real Deal
This hat was purchased for a Halloween, western-themed party. The hat is beautifully made and detailed. This is exactly the hat W.F. Call wore in "Lonesome Dove". My husband should win the prize for most authentic costume! Thanks for offering such high-quality goods and for the quick delivery.
Sep 12, 2014
Tiverton RI
Hat Purchase
The hats I bought, the Montana Open Crown and the Planter Flat Crown, are well made, priced right, and were delivered promptly.
Apr 18, 2013
not overly pleased
The hat was too round . . . Unlike a persons head. It was too stiff to have any give to be comfortably worn. We are sending it back for an exchange.
Jan 2, 2013
Teresa Woods
Lansing MI
Montana Hat - Terrific
Wonderful hat. I portray a U.S. marshal in the 1860's and it works very well. The wide brim is also great to help keep the sun out of my eyes. Western Emporium is great to deal with. They really know what customer service means. Terrific group of people.
Apr 16, 2012
Dennis Smith
Whittier CA

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