11/03/2014 13:01 GMT | Updated 11/03/2014 13:59 GMT

Mind The Cap – The Striking Headgear Of The Late Bob Crow

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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