Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Faux Pop's Real Hat.
As mentioned, I had two hats refurbished by Texas Hatters recently. I re-refurbished my dad's hat, and I had my own hat that Texas Hatters made for me in the mid-70s refurbished as well at the same time.
It's a little "fancier" in my book, and less desirable, than Dad's. Like so much in my life, I was trying to imitate the things about Harry C. Summer, Jr. I admired, and vainly perhaps trying to improve.
I view Harry's Hat as "Authentic", and P.M.'s hat as a "Replica".
I never understood my father's attitude (and fear/awe) of his own father, Harry Clifton Summer, Sr.
I'm getting closer to understanding.