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    Annie Oakley: A Unique Stetson Hat in her Familiar Style. This handsome Stetson with its ribbon trim was purchased as a gift for Annie Oakley by brother-in-law William Butler in Douglas, Wyoming. After her Great-Aunt Annie's death, Billie Butler posed for photographs holding one of Annie Oakley's rifles and wearing this hat. But the real significance of this hat for collectors is its rarity. Very few of Annie Oakley's garments are known to survive (mostly in the Annie Oakley Center, Garst Museum, Greenville, Ohio) and no other western hat. This is one of a kind. This lot will be accompanied by a family letter of provenance.

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    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
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