Tributes, platitudes and condemnation were poured forth in equal measure on news that the controversial RMT boss Bob Crow had suddenly died on Tuesday morning of a suspected heart attack, aged 52.
As loved by his followers as he was hated by his detractors, the union chief was not only a man of principle but also the owner of a sensational collection of millenary, from the newsboys cap to the woolly hat.
Here are 12 pictures of the late Bob Crow sporting a variety of striking hats.
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