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    Harry S. Truman: Personally-Owned Fedora. President Truman owned this grey felt fedora, size 7 3/8. It was made by MacLachlan and is the "Air-Vac Silver Beaver Fifty" model. A blue paper MacLachlan label under the sweatband is inscribed "President Truman". It was acquired by the consignor from the Estate Sale of Sir Edward Hallstrom, held by F. R. Strange of Sydney, Australia on August 14, 1972, listed as lot #169 ("President Truman's Hat. A Grey Felt.") Hallstrom was a self-made man and philanthropist who made his fortune in furniture and refrigerators. He had many interests, including collecting the hats of famous men. This example is in excellent condition.

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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