Improvement in curtain-fixtures
US 107956 A
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; arena-sw FREDERICK GuPEOBLE, OF N W YORK. NLFY.
Letters Patent No. 107,956, dated October 4, 1870 antedated September 1o, 1s70.
IMPROVEMENT IN CURTAIN-FIXTURES.
The Schedule referred. tojn To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, FREDERICK G, PEOBLE, ofthe eityof New York, in the county and State of New York, have invented a new and useful Improvement in 'Ourtain-Fixturesfl and I do hereby declare the following to be a full description ofthe same, refereneeibeiri'g had to the annexeddrawing making part of this specification. t
Figure l isa front view. Q Frgure'2 is'a side vie'w..- Figures 3 and 4, modifications of my invention.
My intention i's'an iiriproved device for holding and tightening the acids of roller curtains, and consists of v a p1ate,a-, made either of stamped or cast metal, serrated, or provided with a series'of notches, b, the ohject of which will he explained hereafter, and holes 0,
to screw it to the side ofthe. window; r
Rivoted to the plate a, bythelarge-headedrivet d, is a slotted arm, e, whichjcarries the pulley it, around" which the cord 9 runs these Letters Patent and making part of-tlie same.
It is also provided with a pin, fifor the purpose of catching in the notches b.
When the device is fixed 'inplace, and the cord-g passed over the pulley It, all that is necessary'to get the right tension on the-cordqis to move the slotted arm edown and pass the pin f into the required notch.
1 do not wish to confine myself to any particular i shape, as there are several ways in which myinven tion may be made; for ill-stance, he notches b may" he on a curved line, as shown at fig. or made in the center of the plate a, as shown at fig, I
What I claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
The slotted arm 1:, provided with a ping]; in combination with the serrated or notched plate a,.made substantially as described.
Witnesses: a FREDERICK erPEoBLE;
A J OHN R. MARSTON,