In Memory of Richard W. Hamby
7/16/1938 – 2/15/2008
HATSOFF, Inc. started out as father and daughter, Richard and Perri Hamby. We kicked around the Hat Retainer idea back in 1989 while grumbling about Richard’s shrunken hat. Wood hat stretchers are expensive, so hat wearers often had to go out of their way to have their headgear stretched at a millinery shop. Any heavy wooden stretchers can crush a hat’s crown when it’s properly stored upside down with a stretcher in place. The perfect solution was to devise an affordable, lightweight retainer that men and women can use at home. The result: The Hat Retainer by HATSOFF!
Our first retail dealer was The Man’s Hat Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who still carries the Hat Retainer, today. Upon the passing of my father in 2008, we relocated the company near House, New Mexico where I now reside. I work alongside my husband, Randy Jennings, to maintain our cow/calf operation and continue manufacturing of the Hat Retainer and searching for unique products that complement our own.
We thank you for visiting our website and shopping our ‘Made in the USA,’ one-of-a-kind gifts. We say “HATSOFF” to you for trusting in our products and enjoying quality gifts from our family-owned and operated company since 1990.