About Deerstalker Hats
Grab Watson and get to the crime scene before the killer gets away. But first, do not forget to put on your Deerstalker hat. These elegant vintage hats are perfect for dressing as world-famous detective Sherlock Holmes. Browse through the offerings of reliable sellers on eBay to find the hat that is right for you. Richards Thirkell in Bedfordshire and renowned milliners Hanna hats of Donegal in Ireland are two of the companies that make these stylish hats. You can choose from a Brown Dogtooth or Herringbone pattern. The curved peak and drop-down earflaps of this classic style make Deerstalkers excellent winter hats, and most are made with 100 percent wool. The hat was first made centuries ago to keep hunter's ears warm while they waited for deer to appear, which is where the name Deerstalker originated. In the late 1880s that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "Sherlock Holmes" stories caused the hat to become popular with fans and amateur detectives. Whether you are looking for a 12-point buck or trying to capture Moriarty, a Deerstalker hat is the perfect choice.