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Need for reenactment
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Date: 8/16/12 9:41 PM

I need a Bearskin Hat pattern for a hat like in this picture --> http://www.militaryheritage.com/images/bear1812.gi

If anyone knows where to get one please contace me.

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Date: 8/16/12 9:56 PM

I saw some photos of the inside of a modern-ish one, it has a wicker frame to form the hat shape. Is it for costuming (where you could just make a puffed hat with faux fur) or re-enactment (the authentic millinery route)?

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Date: 8/16/12 10:26 PM

I just asked the boys hanging out here, a bunch who worked CG last year. They're wicker indeed, with fitted hat band and chin strap which keeps it from falling backwards. There is a bear hat factory. There was an article in the army news I'll see if I can find it.

The front is higher than the back and not perfectly rounded. They're not "that heavy" but consider this is from guys that lug 60lbs of ruck daily.

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