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Publication numberUS1012299 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 19, 1911
Filing dateOct 30, 1911
Priority dateOct 30, 1911
Publication numberUS 1012299 A, US 1012299A, US-A-1012299, US1012299 A, US1012299A
InventorsHarry U True
Original AssigneeHarry U True
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1012299 A
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1,012,299. Patented Dec. 19, 1911.

surface treatment, but these have been usu- UNITED sTATEs PATENT omiten. y*



To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, HARRY U. TRUE, a

citizen of the United States, residing at ing the skin of the palm of the hand and of the lingers. Various grips have `been provided with corrugations, roughemngs and ally too harsh for the hand of the user or have been subject to wear or breakage. My

invention, therefore, contemplates al grip which shall always -present a flrm but slight-ly yielding surface and, whether it is original or one subsequently exposed by wear, will always be normally non-adhesive but slightly clinging while held in the hand. This result I secure by using vsuitable material which shall be lnon-adhesive at ordinary atmospheric temperaturel and yet which when held in the palm of the hand will'become su'lliciently clinging to prevent slipping.

In so far as myl invention is capable of illustration yI have shown the same applied to the handle of a golt stick.l

` Throughout specification "and drawings like reference numerals are employed to indicate corresponding parts and in the drawings z-Iiigure l is a View showing the relation of the grip to the hand of the user, and Fig. 2 is a view of the grip partly broken away to show the construction.

Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Dec. 19, 1911.

Application filed October 30, 1911. Serial No. 657,630.

I nform upon the handle l of the golf stick, or like article, a reduced portion 2 of suitable length in which I roll a body of material 3 which I then mold `under pressure into an integral mass. This body is normally non-adhesive at atmospheric temperature but when held in the palm of the hand, as in gripping the stick, the surface becomes warm and slightly clinging. I lind that a satisfactory grip having these properties may be made by mixing together equal parts by Weight, of gutta pcrcha, rubber, glue and a filler such as whiting. A hand grip thus -formed' Will be non-adhesive at ordinary temperatures but while held in the hand will develop a surface icling without becoming itself soft. As the grip Wears away each successive surface will have this characteristie so that no treatment is rnecessary to keep the hand'grip in condition.

Various modiieations'may obviously be made in the filling material and various shapes of handles used, according to the nature of the instrument or implement, all Without departing from the spirit of my invention if within the limits of the appended claim.

'What I, therefore, claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent is A hand grip for an article of the class de scribed, comprising a permanently formed body of slightly yielding material having a surface non-adhesive at normal temperature but slightly clinging at the temperature of the hand whereby it will ailiord a non-slipping hold when clasped by the hand in use.

In testimony whereof I aflix my signature in presence of two witnesses.




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U.S. Classification473/300, 524/21, 524/908, 524/425
Cooperative ClassificationA63B53/14, Y10S524/908