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From Humphrey Bogart's fedora in "Casablanca" to Harrison Ford's lucky headgear in the Indiana Jones series, Italy's Borsalino has been credited with producing some of the coolest hats in history.The 1970 gangster film's title was a nod to the company's hats' popularity with real-life notorious mobsters like Al Capone.Burrus and his business partner Philippe Camperio began the process of acquiring Borsalino in May last year with the backing of other Italian and international investors.A judge approved their proposals for repaying Borsalino's creditors last month, effectively issuing the green light for a new chapter in the history of a company that produced 2 million hats a year in the '20s.There are 52 steps to the production of a handmade fedora and the whole process takes seven weeks.The company is still operating below its potential but things are looking brighter with the new owners anticipating sales of 17 million euros ($19.35 million) this year, up from 15.5 million in 2015 .
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