Sorry, this item sold. You may also like:
1950's taxi cab hat made by Unitog Co., Kansas City Missouri.
Denim top, high gloss black plastic brim, silver 'braid', and large chrome badge from Golden Valley Gopher Taxi Cab.
Golden Valley is an early suburb of Minneapolis, MN.
Minnesota has long held the nickname 'gopher state'; in fact University of Minnesota Twin Cities is the Gophers.
This hat is marked size 7 1/4, with a circumference of about 22".
It has an inside leather band, and 3 different tags. The inside also has a round plastic liner sewn in to keep the top clean.
The chrome badge measures 2 7/8" wide and 2 5/8" tall. There is some light scratching to the finish, but no pitting or corrosion of any kind.
This hat is in overall excellent condition.
These are so hard to find.
If you would like more photos please convo me...
Have a great day aye!