Improvement in fruit-gatherers
US 124334 A
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Improvement in Fruit Gatherers.
N0. 124,334, Patented March5,1872
UNITED. STATES PATENT QFFIGE.
PETER GONVER, OF FARMINGTON, ILLINOIS.
IMPROVEMENT IN FRUlT-GATHERERS.
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 1 24,33 1, dated March 5, 1872.
Specification describing certain' Improvements in Metallic Sockets for Fruit-Pickers, invented by PETER CONVER, of Farmington, in the county of Fulton and State of Illinois.
My invention consists in a head on the end of the neck of the socket, so constructed that the utensil can be firmly and very readily fastened on by passing the ends of the Wires through the notches or slots and Winding them round the neck of the socket down to the collar on the neck of the socket and hammering the corners down on the wires in the notches.
Figure 1 represents the socket or a section of the socket with the head and the Wires fastened as stated. Fig. 2 is or represents a section of the socket Without the fastening.
a is a collar on the neck of the socket to rest the coil of the wire upon and to hold it firmly in its place. bis the neck of the socket. c is the head of the socket; d d, the notches or slots through which the wires are passed and made fast; 0 e e e, the corners hammered down onto the wires.
I make no claim to the construction of the socket or size or material thereof. In these respects they should be constructed, like all other sockets, to suit the purpose for which used; but
I claim as my invention-- The head 0 with the notches d d and collar a, substantially as and for the purpose hereinbefore set forth.
Gno. STnTsoN, Gno. H. LITTLEWOOD.