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Lock & Co. Oddjob Bowler Hat

Harold Sakata as Oddjob in Goldfinger, wearing a Lock & Co. Hat

This distinctive square-top bowler hat pays homage to the original design made by Lock & Co. for Oddjob actor Harold Sakata in the movie Goldfinger (1964).

The hat plays an important part in the film, as it is modified with a metal razor trim to work as a weapon when thrown at someone. Oddjob demonstrates the power of the hat at the Stoke Park Golf Course (chopping off the head of a statue) and he later uses the steel-rimmed bowler to kill Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet).

The James Bond Oddjob Bowler Hat is part of the 007 x Lock & Co. limited edition collection.

The Oddjob hat is made in a limited series and crafted by hand in the traditional way with a highly breathable internal leather sweatband, a black mourning band and finished using black Escorial wool. The particularly fine quality of wool comes from a rare sheep breed founded by King Philip II of Spain in 1584. Escorial is a rare and luxurious wool, which today can only be found in small numbers in Australia and New Zealand. The Escorial fibre is like a curled spring and when stretched throughout the production processes its natural memory returns it to the original curled state. It is this characteristic that makes Escorial hats lightweight and resilient.

Note that the original Oddjob was also by Lock & Co. Hatters. This new Lock & Co. hat is inspired by the original one worn in the film but doesn't have the metal ring that made the hat in the film so lethal.

Price: £795.00 GBP

Available at the 007 Store and at the Lock & Co. Hatters website.


About Lock & Co.

Lock & Co. was established in 1676, and is the oldest hat shop in the world, the oldest shop in London and one of the oldest family-owned businesses still in existence.

Their designs have graced the heads of some of the greatest figures in history from Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde, to David Beckham, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kate Moss. Founded by James Lock, the company is now run by the 7th generation of the family from the shop at No. 6 St. James’s Street, London and holds two Royal Warrants.

Lock & Co. hats were worn in several James Bond movies.


Factory Entertainment Prop Replica 2023

In 2023, Factory Entertainment released a James Bond Oddjob Hat Prop Replica Goldfinger Numbered Edition.

This new, Limited Edition 2023 Oddjob prop replica hat can be ordered on the 007Store for £499.95 (UK International) or $499 (USA) and will ship late November 2023.

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Oddjob original hat wasn't made by Lock & Co, it was made by Herbert Johnson Hatters.

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