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Do not forget Goldfinger's manservant sidekick Oddjob who wore a metal bowler hat that he used as a weapon to attack people by throwing at them. He was electricuted when James Bond threw the hat at him, he ducked and it stuck in some railings behind him. Reaching out to reclaim his bowler, Bond electrifies the railings from a nearby cable and the villain dies!

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2008-06-26 by Stephen Pollock-hill from Broxbourne


Comment on Bowler Hat

When did the English gentleman trade his top hat for a bowler? You say this happened but not when. Which one would a gentleman have worn in 1902, for example. This article skips the period from the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th.

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2008-06-18 by JP from WA State


The Bowler Hat

Check out http://www.tomwaits.com and check out his new look with a bowler hat and overcoat. He looks great in it. He's also got a press conference on the site to watch. Very enjoyable....

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2008-05-09 by Thedre from San Bruno, CA.


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Whenever I see a bowler hat I am immediately reminded of Patrick Macnee as John Steed, the TRUE gentleman Secret Agent in the 1960s British television series The Avengers. Steed's Bowler was perhaps his best weapon, his was lined with chainmail so he could subdue an enemy agent with minimum fuss.

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2008-03-28 by Henry Chmielefski from Harriburg, Pa. U.S.A.


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Stereotypical British gentleman always adorns the good old bowler hat

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2007-07-02 by Russell Hougham from USA


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First made in the 1850s by Locks of London and worn by everyone from gamekeepers to the aristocracy - acceptable headwear anywhere!

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2007-06-25 by trevor douglas oldham from EAST SUSSEX


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The city of London has long represented the English sense of fair play and steady, plodding determination. The bowler hatted businessman is recognized the world over as the icon of the city.

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2007-03-30 by Christopher Lee from Maryland, US


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i wear my bowler hat skateboarding, it is a beauty, 50 years old.. my son has one also, maybe we are a bit daft, but it looks cool, let start a resurgance in this cool headgear, no 1 wears hats anymore, it is a shame (ok, baseball hats being the exception)

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2006-06-02 by neil from Sussex


Comment on Bowler Hat

Bowler Hats are also famous for the Norther Ireland Orange Men - an oranisation considered by many to be Secretarian and anti-Catholic. It excludes Catholics, some other Christians and any other religion, as well as those who are non-religious.

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2006-05-01 by Anna Stone from N.England


Comment on Bowler Hat

my dad and many friends wore bowler hats. originally made by the bowler family, descendants still more than just alive and well.. the bowler company was bought out by the christey hat company which still makes them despite a previous posting. both companies, and owners past and present of both have a close and active connection with the worshipful company of feltmakers of the city of london where a wealth of information can be found about the bowler hat including written histories, etc. a well know store in piccadilly sells them. (simpsons - in brackets to say i am not using your site for publicity!)

Comment on Bowler Hat posted 2006-04-04 by edward walpole-brown 111 from honiley, kenilworth


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