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Publication numberUS1037473 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 3, 1912
Filing dateJul 9, 1909
Priority dateJul 9, 1909
Publication numberUS 1037473 A, US 1037473A, US-A-1037473, US1037473 A, US1037473A
InventorsHermann Gruenberger
Original AssigneeHermann Gruenberger
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Toy eye-mask.
US 1037473 A
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TOY EYE MASK Y9, 1909. 1,037,473.- Petented se t. 3,1912.



Specification of Letters Patent. Application filed July 9, 1909.

Patented Sept. 3, 1912. Serial No. 506,854.

To all ct /20m it may concern Be it known that I, llnmmriN GRUENBER- can, a citizen of the United at New York, borough of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings and have invented new and meats in Toy lCye-lllasks, lowing is a. specification.

This invention relates and the object of the invent a device of tlns charact State of New York,

useful Improveof which the fol.-

to toy eye masks ion is to provide er constructed ot flexible compressible material, of an elliptical concavo-convex shape and adapted to be postitioncd around the eye of a person, the said toy eye adapted to be compressed when so positioned and the ex )ansion of the toy eye is adapted to adjust itself to the formation of the portion ot the human face surrounding the eye masks.

\Vith these objects in view the invention resides in the novel constructions of toy eye masks hereinafter claimed.

In the accompany ng 1 1s a perspective new fully described and drawings, Figure of toy eye masks constructed in accordance with the present invention and illustrating the same in applied position. Fig. one of the toy eye masks.

is a front. elevation of Fig. 3 is a. vertical central section of the same.

In the accompanying drawings the numeral 1 designates a toy eye mask constructed in accordance with the present invention.

This toy eye mask is provided with a centralor sight opening 2, and is of a concave-convex cross se The eye mask rendered yieldable and re: the eye of the wearer.

ctional formation.

1 is constructed of some suitmaterial whereby the same is rdily applicable to As illustrated in States, residingthe portion Figs. 1 and 2 of the drawings the toy eye mask is also of an elliptical shape, the object being to give to the wearer of the same a grotesque or odd appearance. In order to heighten grotesqueness of the delusion of the eye mask surrounding the central sight opening 2 is shaded or darkened as designated by the numeral 3.

It is, of course, understood that the toy eye mask is readily compressible, and in applying the same it is merely necessary to compress the longitudinal sidesof the said eye so as to position the same below the eyebrow and the cheek bone of a person. hen the pressure is relieved the toy eye mask will readily expand and thus securely 1)()si tion itself around the eye of the person to whom it is applied.

From the foregoing cc-nnecticm with the it will be noted that tremely simple and readily applicable toy eye mask which may be used for masqueradcs or other amusement purposes.

Having thus fully described the invention what is claimed as new is:

An article of manufacture consisting of an elliptical cup-shaped toy eye mask formed of yielding material and adapted to sustain itself between the brow and cheek description, taken in accompanying drawing,

of the wearer, and having a central opening the eye con- I have provided an ex-

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U.S. Classification446/27, 2/15, 273/DIG.170, D21/661
Cooperative ClassificationY10S273/17, A63H33/00