US 1171528 A
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APPucAnoN flLEo ocr.12, 1915.
1,171,528. rantea 161111918.
W fwgzfma :'NITED STATES PATENT OFFICE ADOLPH LOW'Y, OF NEW YORK, N. Y.
will enahle any |'erson skilled` in the art to which it pertains to make and use thesame.
My' inrentiou reiates to an improred handie=tor hag's, :suit cases and the like and is partieuiartv adapted for use inv eonniaztiou with the hat: handles ('ons'trueted of the less ilurahle materials ordinarily employed in ;the manufaeture pret'el'ahhf of eheap-qrade goods. 'in the mauufzu'ture of thisel 'hags it has heen fouudvthat the-, handie. is the lirst part to hreak away and indeed the life of thehag' is marked hry the'iifevof the handle; w w v .\.i v inrention seeka toreinforeethe handle without` hou'erer: giring' that part any form or a ppea ranee other than that eustomary and usuai in thestandard half.: Structure. i
Specifiction ot Letters l'atent.
Application filed October 12, 1915.
'l`o this end my inrention consists in the ;'1e-- eiai features of eontruetion which 'will'hef fully set forth het'einafter` and p-.u'ticuiarly pointed out in the eiaiiu.
'i`he aeeompanying dra\\'ing is a seetlonai elevatiou of the invention.
n represeuts the part of the hag, shit-case or other artieie, to whi-'h the handle is :ittaehed. hein;r usuallv the top of the suit-ease. 'i`he haiidle 7) is :ustru.:tei of the usuai or any iiesired u'iateriais' hut ;Ieneraliy a|ui preferahly of the laminated main part- 7/' and the ieather eorered paddiug the, main l'atented Feb. ,1 5. 1 916.
According to my inrention I einpioy a 'wire ligament c which is run through the handie from end to end on top of the laminated section b" and under the padding bi. This iigament e is concealed in the handle and eorered and protected by the padding thereof and its ends projected out from under the keepers (1 and are formed into eyes'a' Ywhich pass around the shanics of the rivetsjd ,find are eovered and eoneealed by the headsll of said rivets.
From the aforegoing it will he seen that hy means of my inrention the handie proper is heariiy and completely reinforeed by the raetieali unhreakahie Steel or other ligament c, 'hieh. iigament i eoucealed in the handle and the-cudal of which are. anehored seeureiy to the hody of the bag through the middle, by the. same rirets n'hieh far-;ten the handie laminations (1 in place.- This allows the handie to he eonstrueied of cheap nia'- teriais`V partieuiarl)r the materials forniing the iaminationsl b' and yet endou's the handle'with aii of the `s'trength or even ;greater strength than that ('.haraeteristiiz' of the handies formed hy, the. highest'gradc grain leather. v
Iiaviug thus ('ieserihed my inrention, what l (-iailu as neu' auddesire. to Secure by Letters Patent of the iinited States is:
hagr having a handie` a metaliie liganient running through and eoneealed in the halnile` a keeper fastened to the. hag through which the handieaiui iigalnent pass and aI riret, passing through the end of the handle and into the hagr around which rivet and under the head thereof, the. end of said inetallie ligament is turned and by which ,it is auehored in piaee. w
iu estimouy whereof I hai'e hereunto signed myvname iu the presenee of two`witnesses,
A DOLPH L0 WY.
' itnessesz I'A'rmeit A. Boumu, END/t TANNnn.