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1. AU1999058417 - Manufacture of caps

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CLAIMS
1.                    A method of manufacturing a cap of the type having a dome-like head covering portion and a peak assembly wherein:
the peak assembly has an upturned flange, at or adjacent its rearward end, the flange being fastened to a portion of a rim of the headcovering portion.
2.                  A method as claimed in Claim 1 wherein:
the flange is rearward!y inclined in the range of 0°-60°, to the vertical.
3.                  A method as claimed in Claim 2 wherein:
the flange is rearwardly inclined in the range of 30°-45°. 4. A method as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 3 wherein:
the flange is formed integrally with the body of the peak from plastics sheet material.
5.                  A method as claimed in Claim 4 wherein:
an upper surface and/or a lower surface of the peak body is provided with advertising material or other indicia.
6.                  A method as claimed in Claim 5 wherein the advertising material is printed or painted with advertising material, metal foils, decals or like advertising material.
7.                  A method as claimed in Claim 10 wherein the advertising material is received in recesses in the upper and/or lower surface.
8.                  A method as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 7 wherein:
the flange is fastened to an inturned and upturned portion of the rim of the head covering portion to conceal the fastening.
9.                  A method as claimed in Claim 8 wherein:
the flange is fastened by stitching/gluing and/or riveting to the inturned and upturned portion.
10.                A method according to Claim 9 wherein:
a perspiration absorbing band is stitched or otherwise fastened to an inwardly directed to an inwardly directed face of the flange. 11. A cap manufactured by the method as claimed in any one of Claims 1 to 10.