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NPWHF1312 - May Day, Alice Springs Cap

White, paper cap (similar to what nurses used to wear) with, in red lettering “MAY DAY – ALICE SPRINGS” and curved lines.  Triangular when opened.  Measures 24.6 cm + 17 cm + 13.7 cm, perhaps 17.5 cm in diameter when opened, 9 cm height (not including the cap).  Inside, at the bottom rim, printed in blue ink is:

Slingo & Williams Pty. Ltd. – 8 Northwood Street – Camperdown, Sydney, N.S.W.  TEL. 51-3720
ADJUSTABLE – PULL OUT To Your Head Size
FRONT [arrow]
a seal with “ORIGINAL – Pal [man’s head wearing cap] – cap – by – PAPERLYNEN
1986 – PAPERLYNEN – P. O. Box 1498 – COLUMBUS, OHIO – MADE IN U.S.A. – M.R. Pat. No. [illegible] another seal with “SANITARY – APPROVED [written over a “P”] HEADCOVER”

Object ID: NPWHF1312 - May Day, Alice Springs Cap

Object Number: 1312

Materials: paper

Dimension: 55.3 cm length by 9 cm height, perhaps 17.5 cm diameter

Provenance: Anonymous

Maker: Slingo & Williams Pty. Ltd.