When I first saw this crown on the Crowncap Kidd's website, I knew I had to have it. I emailed him and asked if he was willing to do a trade, and also asked if he had any knowledge of where the name came from. He sent me this story:
Ok, Ok. It's not true. But Crowncap Kidd, as I said in the email, you spin a good yarn. I don't think I could have come up with a better one!