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In this photo, one can clearly see the seams created by a mounted head.
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Triple Cap:

A Cuban-style of cigar head, also known as a mounted or three-seam cap (see photo). These heads are flat, and have three seams. This method is being found in a variety of other countries now, including the United States, some factories in Nicaragua and Honduras, and in very rare instances the Dominican Republic.

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