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Publication numberUS1259169 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 12, 1918
Filing dateApr 10, 1917
Priority dateApr 10, 1917
Publication numberUS 1259169 A, US 1259169A, US-A-1259169, US1259169 A, US1259169A
InventorsJohn Train
Original AssigneeJohn Train
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Combination mirror, brush, and comb.
US 1259169 A
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' APPLICATION FILED APR-10.1917. 1,259,169. Patented M1212, 191s- JOHN TRAINQOF WESSINGTON SPRINGS, SOUTH IE')A'.K0'1.An


Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Mar, as, sets.

Application filed April 10, 1917. Serial No. 160,965.

To all whom it may concern:

- Be it known that 1, JOHN TRAIN, a citizen of the United States, residing at Wessington Springs, in the county of J erauld and State of South Dakota, have invented a new and useful Combination Mirror, Brush, and

- Comb, of which the following is a specification.

This invention aims to provide a novel combination of a hand mirror, a hairbrush, comb, and illuminating means,

Another object of the invention is to assemble within small encompass the afore' said elements, and to ,cover and protect them when not in use.

With the foregoing and other objects, in

view which will appear as the description proceeds, the invention resides in the combination and arrangement of parts and in the details of construction hereinafter described and claimed, it being understood that changes in the precise embodiment of the invention herein disclosed, can be made tel-red form of the invention has been shown.

within the scope of What is claimed, without departing from the spirit of the inventlon.

In the accompanying drawings the preln said drawings:

Figure 1 is a longitudinal section of the invention WlilLlZllC parts assembled, portions being shown in elevation;

Fig. 2 is a plan view of the brush with the comb slid therein;

Fig. 3 is a plan View of the cover and mirror;

Fig.4 is a transverse sectional view'on the line 4-A of Fig. 1;

Fig. 5 is a cross section taken approximately on the line 55 of'Fig. 3.

In the drawings, 1 designates the elliptical back, 2 the handle and 3 the bristles of a hair brush. An inclined slot or groove 4 is formed in the back 1 and extends from the inner face of the handle 2 behind the bristles 3 to receive a comb 5. A cup shaped cover 6, of the same contour as the back 2,

has a recess or receptacle 7 for the bristles -3, and a handle 8 at one end recessed, as at 8, to receive a battery 9, having a lamp 9' at oneend near the recess 7. The handle has an outstanding lug 10 at its end provided with an undercut arcuate groove within which the arcuate beveled end 10' of the ha dle 2 of the brush is held when the brush an cover are placed together. A mirror 11 isheld in the recess-or receptacle 7, and'a catch 12 is hinged to that end of the cover opposite its handle to engage and hold the corresponding end of the brush back. The electric lamp 9' in the handle is lighted by means of a switch. 13 atne end of the re cess 8'. 7

.The parts are readily separated for use, and can be compactly assembled to occupy little space. The lamp" 9' "when lighted serves to illuminate the head while combing and brushing the hair. The bristles, mirror, lamp, comb and switch are all protected and covered when the partsare assembled.

What is claimed is:

1. Ina device of the class described, the.

combination of a brush, having a back, handle and bristles, a cover for housing said bristles havin a handle, the cover handle having a grooved lug to receive the brush handle, and means for holding said brush back and cover together.

2. In a device of the class described, the combination of a brush, a cover for housing the bristles of the brush and having a recess and a handle, and an electric lamp and bet I tery within said handle, a mirror in said recess, and means for controlling said electric lamp covered by the brush.

In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own, I have hereto affixed my signa ture in the presence of two witnesses.




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U.S. Classification132/288, 132/121, 362/115, 132/148, 362/157, 132/313, 362/136, 132/103
Cooperative ClassificationA45D33/32