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The Blackbeard is a traditional tricorn with three upturned sides, and featuring a pinched front peak. When anyone sees this hat they will say one thing, "Pirate!" Edward Teach was Blackbeard, one of the most feared pirates of all time. Blackbeard earned his nickname because of his long full black beard into which he would weave cannon fuse and ignite when going into battle, providing a very sinister, hellish look. He was a large man with unruly black hair, carried many knives, a bracer of pistols, sword and hand axe. He was known to be ruthless and was feared by his crew and foes alike. In 1718 he was pardoned by the Governor of North Carolina but continued his pirating until killed in battle with the Royal Navy. Although his career only lasted a few short years his reputation remains as one of the most notorious pirates of all time.


This is natural stiffened wool felt, with no other treatment. It offers minimal weather resistance and is not recommended for wearing repeatedly in ocean squalls. Captain Jack's uses 3 times the amount of proprietary stiffener than competitors. Untreated hats are stiff and will soften with wear.


Note: Accessories shown in the photo are not included in the hat price. To add accessories please purchase each accessory in our store and add to your shopping cart, including upgrading to oil wax and or cashmere. Additionally, the hat can be made in a 25" this will increase the price by $75. To purchase a 25" Hat please message us and a pyapal invoice will be sent to you.

The Blackbeard Untreated

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