US 1296430 A
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J. F. RILEY.
APPLICATION LED FER. 2. l9l8.
1,296,430. Patenfied Ma1'4, 1919.
3mentoz slipped over Speciflcafion of Letters Patent.
Patented Mar. 4,1919.
Application fl1'ed Februarx.2, 1918. Serial No. 2I5;9l,
T0 all wwn it may concem:
Be it knoWn that I, 'JAMZES F. RILEY, a subject of' the King of Great Britain, residing at Lexington, m the county cf Dawson and State of Nebraska, have invented new and useful Improvements in Sleeve-Protectors, of which the following -is a specifica-- 'tion.
This invention relates to sleeve protectors and aims to provide an mexpensive, neat and durable article Which may be quickly the sleeve of a garment for the purpose of protecting the latter against Wear and to prevent soihng.
With the ab'ove bj ects in view, the invention includes a sleeve portion which carnes atone end a. novel formof cufl, which may be adjusted to fit the wrist of the wearer,
the opposite end of the sleeve portion being.
provided with an elastic baud by means of which it is prevented from slipping down the arm. The invention also consists of the following novel construction, combination and arrangement of parts to be more specificafly described and illustrated in the accompanyin%draWings,in which:
protector embodymg igure 1 is a perspective view of a slc ve the present mventmn;
Fig. 2 is a similar V1eW with the cufi in position before closing;
3 is a cross sectional view through the cufl, the latter being shown in the pos1tion illustrated in Fig. 1; and
Fig. 4 is a end of the and flatten out.
Referring to the drawings m deta1l the protector includes a sleeve portion 10 and rotector with the cufi' opened a cuff 11, both of whichare formed of any suitable material, such as canvas cloth or the like. The sleeve portion 10 1s sherred or gathered at each' end, one end bain formed of a hem 12 within whmh is inserte an elastic webbing 13 for the purpose of pre 'Venting the sleeve portion from slipping down over the f0rearm.
fragmentary view of the cui The pivoted end is smaller in diameter than the first mentioned end, being sherred or c0vered as shown at 14, while the said sleeve portion is stitched together along the seam 15. Secured .to the sherred end 14 is a cuff 11, which consists of a strip of material 16 (me end of which projects later ally beyond the portion 10 as shown at 17, terminated in a tape or -tongue 18. The opposite end of the strip 16 also terminates in a tongue 19, which darries at its extiemity a buckle 20, the tongues 18 and 19 being alined so that the former may be engaged with the buckle 20. The strip 16 is formed with a slot 21, through which the buckle 20 and tongue 19 are adapted to be inserted for the purpose of 'engaging the tongue 18.
' served .to make such changes as fall within the scope of the appended claim.
Having described the invention, what is claimed 1s:
A sleeve protector embodying a sleeve portion, a cuif secured thereto, said cui comprismg an elongated strip of material provided with a slot and adapted to be wrapped about the wrist with the ends overlapped, a tapered portion formed at each end of the strip, said portion terminating in alined tongues, one of Which is adapted to be placed through the slot and a fastening element carried by one tongue and engageable with the other tongue to hold the cufi in position.
In testimony whereof I aflix my signature.
JAMES F. RILEY.