US 1368156 A
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.KEY RING HOLDER.
APPLICATIONIILED out 2, 1920.
Patented Feb. 8,1921.
gnvemboz Jbjm Jalqs'or agai 4% FATENl JOHN JACKSQN, OF LGUIS, I'IIISSOUBI.
Application filed Gotober 2,
1/ '0 all whom it may concern:
Be it known that 1, JOHN JACKSON, citizen 01' the United States, residing at 3636 South Broadway, in the city of St. Louis and State of lilissouri, have invented certain new and useful improvements in Keyliing Holders; and I do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description of the invention such. as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same.
This invention relates to a novelty key ring holder device.
i111 object of the invention is to provide a device oi this character combining several modes of attachment to the wearers garu'ient.
it further object of the invention is to provide a very simple eli icient and economical. construction for a device oi? this character.
T arrangement and combination of parts as hereinafter more fully described and specified.
One sheet of drawings accompanies this specification as part thereof in which like re erence characters denote like thr' ighout.
liiguro l is a perspective view of the device.
l ig. view. I
Fig. 3 is a detail 01 the snapper and but tonhole flap.
referring to the drawings a strap 1 i bent into a loop (6 so that its ends 2, 3 overlap near one end of the loop. A second ;;-:trap i: is provided near one end with two spaced transverse slits 5 and at the other end with a fastener 6 of any approved design adapted to clutch but not injure a tabric. .lbont midway of strap 4 a buttonhole 7 is cut. The strap 1 is threaded through the slits 5 of strap t so that the latter lies under and parallel with the loop of the former with its s itted end under the overlapped ends 2 3. The closed eye 8 of a snap hook 9 adapted to engage and carry a key ring 10 is then threaded onto strap 1 so as to lie back of the slitted end of strap parts 2 is a vertical longitudinal sectional.
Specification of Letters Patent.
he invention consists of the structure,-
Patented Fete. 8, 1%)21.
1920. Serial No. M4374.
under end 3 of st 'ap l and the end 3 and ad acent back part 031? the loop (6 together with the slitted end of strap il are then all riveted together by the male part 11 of a snap :iastener, the female end 12 of which is secured in the end 2 of strap 1.
p will be apparent from above that the device consists essentially of a snap and button hole tlap l secured to an overlving loop a closed by a snap fasten r and carrya lie v ring hy a supporting snap hook. .ine device Ina be secured to the wearers garments either by t'astening loop a about the belt, iastenin button hole 7' to a sus ponder or other button, or snapping fastener over a part of the shirt or the margin of he trousers. .l urtherroore, for additional ecurity and safety all of these modes of attachment or any two of them may be used snnultaneonsl y, thus reducing the risk or" loss to a minimum.
The structure lends itselt to a very simple and economical process of manufacture and the article itself is great convenience to the wearer.
l-l-avin thus described inv invention 1 a: claim:
1. A. key ring holder comprising a loop,
a flap secured at one end near an end of the loop, means for securing a key ring to the loop said ilap having a. buttonhole and a tahric engaging snap. I 2. keg ring holder comprising a strap bent into a loop. a flap having a buttonhole and fabric engaging snap means for fixedly securing the end of the flap near one end of the loop and means for removably securing the ends oi the loop together.
it A key ring holder comprising a strap bent into a loop, a flap carrying means for sec nrinq it to wearers garment and a snap taste fixedly securing the end of the tiap near an end of the loop and removably securing; the ends of the loop.
in a key ring holder the combination of a belt loop. a :liap having a buttonhole and friction snap and means for neniovablv securing a key ring thereto. V
l n testimony whereof I my signature.