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Publication numberUS1024311 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 23, 1912
Filing dateSep 5, 1911
Priority dateSep 5, 1911
Publication numberUS 1024311 A, US 1024311A, US-A-1024311, US1024311 A, US1024311A
InventorsFred Clapham
Original AssigneeFred Clapham
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Electric-light-socket handle.
US 1024311 A
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The invention relates to handles, and moreV` particularly to the class of handles for porti able cords and drop 'lights'.

'The primary vobject of the invention'is the provision of a handle oi.:- this character in which an electric Wire may be passed to the electric lamp, handled in a ready and convenient manner, and that isprovided with 4a bushing in the neck, so aste prevent grounding or short circuiting. 4

' Another object 'of lthe invention is the provision of a handle of this character in which any make of electric light socketinay be attached thereto, and that will possess structural features which Will comply with the requirements of the underwriters.

. 'turther object of the invention is the provision of a handle of this character Which is simple in construction,'thoroughly reliable and efficient in its purpose, and in-` egrpensive in manufacture.

`W ith these and other objects in view, theV invention consists in the construction, cornbination and arrangen'ienty of parts, as- Will be hereinafter more 'fully described, illustrated inthe accompanying drawings, and pointed out in the claim hereunto appended.

In the drawings: Figure l is a side eleva tion of an electric light socket with the handie attached thereto. 2 is a vertical longitudinal sectional view through the handle.. Fig. 3 is a side elevation or' the handle, with the socket removed and the looking sleeve or ferrule therefor. i

Similar reference characters indicate corresponding parts throughout the several views or the drawings.

Referring to the drawings by numerals, the handle comprises a body 5, preferably constructed from Wood, a major portion socket '14s, which is so that the latter may be.

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thereof beine lsha ed to forni a Dri in part 6. Ong endldf the body 5 isb fdiie with steppedinner and outer' annular're duced portions 7 and 8, respectively, both reduced portions being outwardly tapered and surrounding .the saine is a ferrule or sleeve 9, 'the latter being formed With a contracted portion '10Y provided With internal threads ll engaging external threads l2 on the nipplel projected from slamp of the ordinary Well the outer reduced porknown construction., l

the -body forming ai bushing,- which tion 8 of 'is adapted to project' through the nipple 13,

so as to surround' an electric Wire 15`Which is trained through a central bore 16 formed in the'body 5 constituting the handle. Thus, it will be seen that the'bush'ing 8 in the nipple 13 of the socket 'le will prevent the grounding or lshort circuiting` of the current passingF through the Wire to a lamp held in the socket.

The contracted jportiou'l() of the sleeve 9 provides an internal shoulder 17 which abuts against the shoulder 18 formed by the reduced portions 7 and 8 on one end ofthe body 5, and byvreason of the tapering for mationv et the reduced portions 7 and 8, the body Willbecolneu'edged in the sleeve 9 and the nipple .13 ofthe electric lamp socket.

What is claimed is:

The combination With an electric lamp socket having a nipple .provided with an external thread, of a sleeve formed with 4a contracted internally/threaded portion detachably engaging the threaded nipple, and n. handle formed with inner and outer stepped reduced portions detachably engaged in the sleeve, theouter reduced portions of the handle being projected through the nipple into the socket.

testimony whereof I aiiix my signature inpresence of tlwo witnesses. v

FRED CLr/illlfilvl. l'Vituesses.

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U.S. Classification362/399, 439/483
Cooperative ClassificationF21V21/403