Geo. Franks, Hatter

Authentically Recreated Wool & Fur Felt Hats for Men, Women & Children 1600 - 1872

August 1, 2022

A customer emailed me today to say he loved his hat and it made him look 20 years younger. Well, I can't promise that but...
Each hat is custom made to order.
- Documented patterns.
- Custom made to size and style.
- Hand sewn.
- Period correct materials.
- Round blocked to your size.
- All hats are authentically lined.
- Every hat ships with detailed care instructions.
- Each hat is made by yours truly, Geo. Franks, Hatter. WE DO NOT outsource.

Have a Happy and Healthy August and do no forget to - order your new hat!

Thank you for visiting our web site.

Geo. Franks

NOTE: Our hats are ALSO popular gifts for retirements, promotions, recognition, fund-raisers and other occasions and events.

Some order our hats to enhance their study, office, "man (or woman) room" or as part of their historical or eclectic decor.

Whatever your historical hat need, do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.


Geo. Franks, Hatter's hats are worn or on display at many of the premier historic sites and military museums in the USA - and internationally. 

Our customers are public historians, reenactors, Veterans, black powder shooters, SAR, collectors and others who appreciate authenticity and quality.

We look forward to delighting you as a new or repeat customer with the highest level of authenticity, quality and service - at a reasonable price.

We offer many styles not currently listed on our website. If you need a hat, contact us and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

- Contact us with ANY questions. We are here to help!

Please note: Hats take approximately a MINIMUM of 60-90 days payment to shipment. Expedites of 30 days are available for a surcharge. Let us know if you need your hat by a specific date.

If you do have any questions, please contact us. We respond to all inquiries within 24 hours.

Thank you!

Your humble & obedient servant,

Geo. Franks


Contact us at:


phone: 301-379-0330