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John Wayne Film Worn Cowboy Hat

Ca. Early 1970s

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Cowboy hat worn by John Wayne in "Big Jake," "The Cowboys," and "The Train Robbers." See more information from Heritage Auction catalog below.
Cowboy Hat Worn by John Wayne

Cowboy Hat Worn by John Wayne

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A Cowboy Hat from "Big Jake," "The Cowboys," and "The Train Robbers." National General Pictures, 1971; Warner Bros., 1972; Warner Bros., 1973. Made of tan felt, colorful embroidery on leather hatband, inside has handwritten annotations in black felt tip ink reading "J. Wayne #2" and "Chuck Roberson 2" (Wayne's longtime stunt double), stamps under inside band read "W.C.C." (Western Costume Company) and "American" (United American Costume Company/American Costume Corporation, Luster Bayless' company); worn by Wayne as he portrayed "Jacob McCandles," "Wil Andersen," and "Lane" in the three different films; also worn by Roberson in "Big Jake" as the two men frequently shared the same costume pieces.

(Please note this hat is stained and shows signs of heavy wear.)

Selling price: $119,500.00 (Heritage Auction, 10/11)

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