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US1559320A
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Oct. 27, 1925- 9,320

' A. A. HIRSH TOOTH CLEANER Filed Nov. 17, 1924 Patented Oct. 27, 1925.

ALBERT A. HIRSH, OF NEW YORK, N. Y.

TOOTH CLEANER.

Application filed November 17, 1924. Serial No. 750,375.

To all whom, it may concern:

lie it known that I, ALnEn'r A. Hinsu, a citizen of the United States, residing at New York, in the county of New York and State of New York, have invented certain new and useful improvements in Tooth Cleaners, of which the following is a specii'ication, reference li-eingg; had therein to the accompanying draWinQ.

This invention relates useful improvements in tooth cleaners, the object being; to provide a tooth cleaner in the form of a thread or [loss having a knob at each end to facilitate the manipulation of the cleaner in cleaning the teeth so as to remove foreign matter from between the teeth for cleaning the teeth.

Another object of my invention is to provide a tooth cleaner which is so constructed that it can be readily packed in a small box so that the cleaners can be rarried in the pocket to be used as desired.

Another and further object of the invention is to provide novel means for securing the knobs in the end of the thread so that the) will be rigidly i'astt-ned thereto.

tithe and further objects and advantages of the invention will be hereinafter set forth and the iovei features thereof deiined by the appended claims.

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Figure 1 is a perspective view of my improved construction of tooth cleaner; and

i ie'ure is a vertical section through the cno'ts. she-vine the thread in elevation.

in carry ng out my invention I employ a thread or tiosi i having knob. L at ranged at each end The knohs 1? are provided with hores I; throug i which the thread is adapted to pass. Formed adjacent each end oi the thread is a knot i.

lixtending transversely through the knob to certain new and at right angles to the bores 5 are bores I) which intersect the bores 33 and into which are adapted to be driven plugs it so as to securely fasten the ends of the threads in the knobs as clearly shown in Figure :2.

In securin the ends of the threads in the knobs, l preterably employ a cement so as to fasten the threads and the pings (i in position.

\Yh ile l have shown a tooth cleaner formed of a thread having knobs secnrei'l on its ends, in a aware that these particular manner, I am knobs can be secured in various ways without departing from the spmt of my invention.

From the toietroiugg de:;cription it will be seen that l have provided a tooth cleaner comprising a thread or t'ioss carrying a knob at each end which can be gripped by the knobs.

2. A tooth knobs having:

cl aner comprising a pair of bores attending therethrongh,

a thread having its ends extended through said bores. knots formed on the ends of said thread. said knobs lJttllfj provided with intersect ing bores and pit 3's ext ending through said intersecting bores ior securing' the ends oi said thread within said knobs.

in testimony whereof I hereunto atiix m v signature.

ALBERT A. HlRSH.

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