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Publication numberUS1321926 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 18, 1919
Publication numberUS 1321926 A, US 1321926A, US-A-1321926, US1321926 A, US1321926A
InventorsWaxlgoe J. Lahbbx
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1321926 A
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Tl 9 3% 1 9 @Q6 w Patented Nov. 18, 1919.

' a citizen'of the United Statearesiding, at.

V llt is well known that evenness .r. tanner, or earner aortas. Louisiana.

cash-notions ran aaaniinnnairenns.


To all whom it may concern.

Belt known that I, Warmer J. LANDRY,

Baton Rouge, in the county of East Baton Rouge and State of Louisiana, have invented certain new and useful 1m rovements in tGard llolders for Garmentangers, of which the following is a specification, refer 'ence being had to the accompanying draw $his invention relates to the art of card holders, and particularly an improved price, size, style and lot number card holder, es-

- pecially adapted for use in connection with price and the lotnumb'er with this method,

it is very inconvenient and troublesome, dire to the fact that the card very often becomes entangled between the sleeve and the body of the garment or between the sleeve or porsuspended very close together, especially when having reduced sales. Other methods of attaching the price card embodies the idea of attaching or otherwise fastenin the card on the side of the hanger. his method is also inconvenient and very troublesome, requiring the salesman to pull back the'side of the coat or other garment in order to see the side of the hanger on which the price card is fastened. This takes time, and also it may happenthat the shoulder of the garment will fall from engagement with the hanger, requirin salespeople to replace the garment. ogo through a number of garments in this way requires time, considerable patience and while the salespeople are consuming time in this manner, the purchaser ma lose patience bill or become dissatisfied and en decide on not buying.

This invention relates to an improved price, lot number, size and style card holder especially adapted for a particular kind of hanger, especially one that has an enlar ement at the upper central portlon to which a hook is connected for suspending the hanger in the floor case or on a rack. This en largement not only extends upwardly from Specification of Letters Patent.

inent, whereby ment. A salesla y the a Patented Nov, 18, 1am.

Application metl'l'unc 225, 1919. Seriallio. 306,712.

the diagonal sides of the hanger but also it 1s constr cted'considerably thick so that a .very wide holder may be applied to the upper oppositely inclined. edges of the enlarge- I a very wide card may be held in the holder.

It will be observed that a: card holder of this character will facilitate the sales of arinents' considerably due to the fact that t ere- 18 but little time utilized in ascertaining the size, lot number, rice and'style of the gar tically all the price and style cardsof each row of garments, due to the-fact thatthe enlargement protrudes a good distance above 'the collar of the garment. Also, the saleslacly can see the prices and the styles and the lot numbersfrom either side of the floor case, there being nonecessity-of separating the garments or finding the card on the sleeves or pulling back the side of the coat or other garment to card fixed to theside of the hanger.

The present inventionaims to avoid the various disadvantages herein named in regard to the old method of applying the I price and style card to the hanger. tions ofthe other garments since they are The invention further aims to provide a very simple, .efiicient and practical holder which may be manufactured at a relatively low cost and sold at a reasonable price.

The invention further aims to provide a holder consisting of an elongated'frame bent specific construction of card holder, as distmfuished from the card holders which em- 0 y the disadvantages as previously disclosed. V

' While the design and construction at present illustrated and set forth is deemed preferable, it is obvious that as a result of a reduction of the invention to a more practical form for commercial purposes, the invention may be susceptible to changes, and the right to these changes is claimed,-provided they can at a glance see prac-' see the price are comprehended within the scope of what is claimed. I

The invention comprises further features and combination of parts as hereinafter set forth, shown in the drawings and claimed.

In the drawings:

Figure 1 is a perspective new of several hangers, showing arments suspended thereon, illustrating t e enlargements of the hangers projecting above the collars of the garments, thereby disclosm the prlce and style cards arranged in the olders..

, Fig. 2 is an enlarged detail perspective view of a garment hanger showing the card holder as applied.

Fig. 3 is a plan now of the central portion of a hanger showi the card holder. Fig. 4 is a sectiona view on the lme 4-4 of Fig. 3, and

Fig. 5 is an enlarged detail view of the holder detached.

Referring to the drawmgs, 1 designates the hanger as a whole and whlch comprlses a body 2 and the outwardly and downwardly inclined arms 3 which are arra d at an obtuse angle. The body 2 exten s cons derably above the arms 3 and is also considerably thicker than the arms, the reason for which will be pointed out later. Connecting the outer end portions of the arms and arranged transversely of the hanger 1s a beam4for the purpose of strengthening the ban er. -Pivoted at 5 is a clamping bar 6 w 'ch, when disposed in clamping position relatively to the bar 4, is in parallelism with the bar 4. This clamping bar 6 is'designed for the purpose of clamping a waist band of a skirt or the lower ends of a pair of trousers, so that the skirt and coat of a'coat suit and the trousers and the coat and vest may be hung upon the same hanger. When the bar 6 is in clamping position, its free end is secured by the clamping loop 7 which is pivotally connected tn the bar 4. This loop 7 is disposed in close position to the extremity of the bar 6 so that' it can be easily moved to a. position free from theextremity of the bar 6. The

. loop 7 will remain in engagement with the bar 6, due to vthe friction between the loop 4 7 and the bar, particularly when a garment is clamped between the bars 4 and 6.

The enlargement 2 is provided with a pair of inclined edges 8 which are disposed at an obtuse angle, and owing to the body 2 being of considerable thickness, a very wide card holder may be secured to said edges 8, in order to receive a very wide rice card. In fact, by means of the hol er a pair of cards may be held onthe hanger.

he holder 9 comprises a frame constructed from a single piece of sheet metal bent to provide portions arranged at an obtuse angle 1n order to engage the edges 8. These angularly extending portions IQ of the holder -the' enlargement 2 of thethange'r.

angularly bent parts of the holder.

so as to arch the bodies of the an ularly .extending parts of the holder, w ereby price, size, style and lot number cards may be inserted between the angularly extending portions of the holder and' the ed s 8 of en the cards are so arranged, the selling information thereon is .plamly visible, without necessitating the saleslady pullmg back the side of the coat or looking for the card in the folds of the garments or between the sleeves or otherwise hidden. The saleslady may very easily at a glance observe all the price cards in ,each row and from either side of the floor case or from either side.

of the rack and in this manner facilitate the sale of the garments.

The holder is secured upon the inclined edges of the enlargement 2 by means of small screws, sprigs or other suitable fastenin means 14. A central portion of the holder, adjacent the apex or where the angularly extending parts of the holder are bent from each other is rovided with an openg 15 through whloh the hook 1 6 of the hanger extends. In fact, when applyin the holder, the hook may be inserted through the opening and the holder moved to a position to engage the inclined edges, after which the securing means 14 may be arranged in position. The holder may be detached by removing the fastening means and raising the holder so as to disengage the hook 16. I

Adjacent the diagonal opposite longitudinal edges of the angularly extending parts of the holder they are bent as shown at 13", so as to close the diagonal opposite portions of the arches of the angularly bent parts of the holder, whereby price cards may be inserted from diagonal opposite sides of the In other words, the price card may be inserted in the holder from one side of the hanger, While another price card may be inserted in the holder from the diagonal opposite side of the hanger.

The invention having been set forth, what is claimed as new and useful is:

1. The combination with an ordinary garment hanger provided with a central projection'extending upwardly from the garment shoulder supports of the hanger and having a label receiving edge positloned in a plane a substantial distance above the collar of the garment, and a holder attached to earned said edge and adapted to hold a label in place on said edge, whereby the label may be read viewing the projection on a plane inclined from the edge without separating the collar from the projection.

2. The combination with an ordinary garment hanger including a substantial projection rising upwardly from a common union of the garment shoulder supports of the hanger, said projection having inclined label receiving edges extending downwardly and outwardly in opposite directions, whereby said labels may be read from either end of the hanger upon inclined planes from the labels, of a single sheet metal holder cor- 15 responding to and attached to said edges for holding the labels on both edges.

In testimony whereof I hereunto affix my signature in the presence of two witnesses.



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U.S. Classification40/322
Cooperative ClassificationA47G25/1407