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US1285657A
US1285657A US19541017A US19541017A US1285657A US 1285657 A US1285657 A US 1285657A US 19541017 A US19541017 A US 19541017A US 19541017 A US19541017 A US 19541017A US 1285657 A US1285657 A US 1285657A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A47FURNITURE; DOMESTIC ARTICLES OR APPLIANCES; COFFEE MILLS; SPICE MILLS; SUCTION CLEANERS IN GENERAL
    • A47CCHAIRS; SOFAS; BEDS
    • A47C21/00Attachments for beds, e.g. sheet holders, bed-cover holders; Ventilating, cooling or heating means in connection with bedsteads or mattresses
    • A47C21/02Holders for loose bed elements, e.g. sheet holders; bed cover holders
    • A47C21/022Sheet holders; Bed cover holders
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F16ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16BDEVICES FOR FASTENING OR SECURING CONSTRUCTIONAL ELEMENTS OR MACHINE PARTS TOGETHER, e.g. NAILS, BOLTS, CIRCLIPS, CLAMPS, CLIPS, WEDGES, JOINTS OR JOINTING
    • F16B2/00Friction-grip releasable fastenings
    • F16B2/20Clips, i.e. with gripping action effected solely by the inherent resistance to deformation of the material of the fastening
    • F16B2/22Clips, i.e. with gripping action effected solely by the inherent resistance to deformation of the material of the fastening of resilient material, e.g. rubbery material
    • F16B2/24Clips, i.e. with gripping action effected solely by the inherent resistance to deformation of the material of the fastening of resilient material, e.g. rubbery material of metal
    • F16B2/241Clips, i.e. with gripping action effected solely by the inherent resistance to deformation of the material of the fastening of resilient material, e.g. rubbery material of metal of sheet metal
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/44Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof
    • Y10T24/44017Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof with specific mounting means for attaching to rigid or semirigid supporting structure or structure-to-be-secured
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/44Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof
    • Y10T24/44641Clasp, clip, support-clamp, or required component thereof having gripping member formed from, biased by, or mounted on resilient member
    • Y10T24/44769Opposed engaging faces on gripping member formed from single piece of resilient material
    • Y10T24/44778Piece totally forms clasp, clip, or support-clamp and has shaped, wirelike, or bandlike configuration with uniform cross section throughout its length
    • Y10T24/44786Opposed faces located in and bias towards common plane in nonuse position

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R. T. FINUCAN.

TOWEL HOLDER.

APPLICATION FILED ocr. 8. I91].

1 ,285,657. Patented Nov. 26, 1918,

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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

RAY '1. FINUCAN, OF MARSHFIELD, WISCONSIN.

TOWEL-HOLDER.

1,285,657. Specification of Letters Patent Patented Nov. 26, 1918. Application filed October 8, 1917. Serial No. 195,410.

To all whom it may concern: grip the towel in the manner shown in Fig. Be it known that I, RAY T. FINUOAN, a 1, portions of the towel being passed becitizen of the United States, and a resident tween the gripping jaws and the shank. 40

of Marshfield, in the county of Wood and It will be noticed that the jaws 6 are State of Wisconsin, have made certain new curved, and they are arranged with their and useful Improvements in Towel-Holders, convex edges inward. The free end of each of which the following is a specification. extremity of the wire is bent to form an eye My invention is an improvement in towel and the clamp or rip is connected to the 45 holders and has for its object to provide a bracket by means of a 0011 Sprlng 8. This 10 device of the character specified which will spring as shown engages at one end the eye firmly and releasably grip the towel, and 1 of the bracket and at the other the connecwhich is connected b resilient mechanism to t1on between the two portions of the shank. a fixed support, in order that the towel may In order to limit the extension of the 50 be held, when not in use, clear from the spring a flexible member 9, as for instance floor or which may be withdrawn some disa cord, is connected at one end to the eye 1, tance from the support when in use. and at the other to the connection between In the drawings: the portions of the shank. The said flexible Figure 1 is a side view showing the immember 9 is of such length that it will per- 55 proved holder in use with the parts in one mit the towel 10 to be withdrawn a sulfiposition. cient distance from the bracket and to be re- Fig. 2 is a similar view with the parts in turned to normal position when the said another position. towel is released.

In the present embodiment of the inven- -I claim 60 tion a bracket is provided formed from wire, A towel holder comprising a spring havbent upon itself to form an eye 1 and a pair ing at one end a grip for engaging the towel, of diverging arms 2 each of which is prothe grip being formed from wire doubled vided at the end remote from the eye 1 with upon itself to form a shank, the ends of the an eye 3 which is adapted to receive a screw wire being bent backward alongside the 65 4 or the like, to connect the bracket to a shank at opposite sides thereof and in spaced fixed support, as for instance, a wall. relation at their ends, said ends being curved A grip or clamp for the towel is also proand the convexity of the curve being toward vided, said grip or clamp being formed from the shank. wire doubled upon itself to form a shank 5.

and the extremities of the wire are bent RAY FINUGAN' back u on the shank and on opposite sides Witnesses:

thereof to form gripping jaws 6. FRANK VAUGHN, These jaws 6 cooperate with the shank to J. P. OCONNELL.

Copies of this patent may be obtained for five cents each, by addressing the "Commissioner of Patents, Washington, 1:. c."

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Cited By (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2452826A (en) * 1945-12-05 1948-11-02 William H Backs Sack holder
US2619314A (en) * 1947-09-25 1952-11-25 Andrew B Hendryx Company Bird cage support
US2708525A (en) * 1950-05-06 1955-05-17 Woleslagle Arnold Tool supporting device for trees, poles, and the like
US2983006A (en) * 1957-06-14 1961-05-09 John V Schafer Collar connection
US4747634A (en) * 1986-12-18 1988-05-31 Hoke Thomas A Apparatus for suspending a lifting pad
US6412150B1 (en) 1999-04-19 2002-07-02 Cathy Ann Monderine Fastening device
US6612530B1 (en) * 2000-09-11 2003-09-02 Sam Yeol Kwak Device for tethered securement of an article of toiletry
US20070259555A1 (en) * 2006-05-03 2007-11-08 Conforti Carl J Cord apparatus
US20080135711A1 (en) * 2006-12-06 2008-06-12 Tracy And Associates Real Estate, Inc. Food Serving Device with Suspended Serving Utensil
DE102009027237A1 (en) * 2009-06-26 2010-12-30 Dirk Junge Clip for fixing bath-towel i.e. loincloth, around body of person, has central bracket arranged between free brackets at transverse bracket, where material is looped around center bracket and returned through gap on one side
USD834933S1 (en) * 2016-10-31 2018-12-04 Google Llc Clip
USD889256S1 (en) * 2019-01-03 2020-07-07 RB Distribution, Inc. Cotter pin

Cited By (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2452826A (en) * 1945-12-05 1948-11-02 William H Backs Sack holder
US2619314A (en) * 1947-09-25 1952-11-25 Andrew B Hendryx Company Bird cage support
US2708525A (en) * 1950-05-06 1955-05-17 Woleslagle Arnold Tool supporting device for trees, poles, and the like
US2983006A (en) * 1957-06-14 1961-05-09 John V Schafer Collar connection
US4747634A (en) * 1986-12-18 1988-05-31 Hoke Thomas A Apparatus for suspending a lifting pad
US6412150B1 (en) 1999-04-19 2002-07-02 Cathy Ann Monderine Fastening device
US6612530B1 (en) * 2000-09-11 2003-09-02 Sam Yeol Kwak Device for tethered securement of an article of toiletry
US20070259555A1 (en) * 2006-05-03 2007-11-08 Conforti Carl J Cord apparatus
US20080135711A1 (en) * 2006-12-06 2008-06-12 Tracy And Associates Real Estate, Inc. Food Serving Device with Suspended Serving Utensil
DE102009027237A1 (en) * 2009-06-26 2010-12-30 Dirk Junge Clip for fixing bath-towel i.e. loincloth, around body of person, has central bracket arranged between free brackets at transverse bracket, where material is looped around center bracket and returned through gap on one side
USD834933S1 (en) * 2016-10-31 2018-12-04 Google Llc Clip
USD889256S1 (en) * 2019-01-03 2020-07-07 RB Distribution, Inc. Cotter pin

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