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Publication numberUS1369456 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 22, 1921
Filing dateMay 26, 1920
Priority dateMay 26, 1920
Publication numberUS 1369456 A, US 1369456A, US-A-1369456, US1369456 A, US1369456A
InventorsMeredith Earnest L
Original AssigneeMeredith Earnest L
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Child's safety-harness
US 1369456 A
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1,369,456. I Patented Feb. 22, 1921.






I all to hom it may concern Be it known that I, EARNEST L. Mnnnorrm' a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Farnam, in the county of Dawson and 5 State of Nebraska, have invented new and useful Improvements in Childrens Safety;

Harness, of which the following is a specification. I

My invention is a child safety harness and has as its object to provide a readily ap' plicable harness for retaining a child in standing position in a chair, go-cart, or the like, and thereby obviating the dangerof the child falling therefrom and at thesame time permitsfree movement of the child.

Further, the invention embodiesan adjustable safety harness for children which will, permit free movement of the latter upon a suitable base such as a chair, go-cart, etc., and at the same time prevent the-child from falling.

Another important object resides provision of a safety harness of this character which is of comparatively simple con- 5 struction and at the same time can be produced and placed on market at a nominal cost. 7

With these and other objects and advantages in mind the invention consists in the novel combination of elements, arrangement of parts, and specific features to be hereinafter referred to and defined in the subjoined claim. Y

' In the drawings, a perspective of the .35 harness is shown associated with a child in.

a standing position; the outline of the chil being illustrated in dotted lines. 7

Referring to the drawing in detail, wherein like characters of reference designatelike 40 parts throughout the several views the numeral 5 designates a body encircling strap adapted to pass around the child slightly below the arms and having itsends detachably connected together at the'front by a buckle or other suitable fastening. I

Associated with the bodyencircling strap 5 is a pair of shoulder straps 6 upon each of which a' pair of buckles '7 are slidably mounted and which buckles connect the shoulder straps to'the body encirclingstrap at the front and rear respectively. The

in the V Specification of Letters Patent. Patented Feb. 22, 1921. p Application filedjMay 26 1920. Serial No. 384,333;

ends of theshoulder straps 6 extending below'the body encircling strap 5 a relatively great distance and are provided with buckles 8 whereby to lengthen and shorten the strap.

Snap-hooks 9 are carried by the extremities I of these shoulder straps and are engageable with eyes or rings 10 carried by detachable straps 11 which in turn carry snap-hooks l2 engageable in rings 13 fixed to the horizontal base 14: which may be the bottom of a go-cart, chair or the like. These rings 13 are so'arranged with respect to the points of connection of the shoulder straps and the body strap with each pair of straps 11 that the part of the straps 8 disposed below the body strap 5 will be arranged in divergent relation at the front and rear of the child respectively when thechild is instanding position as illustrated in the drawings.

It is to be understood that the form ofmy invention hereinshown and described is to be taken as a preferred example of the same,

Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure and protect by Letters Patent of the United States is: 1 c

In a safety harness, a horizontal, base,

pairs of eyes mounted intransverse alinement at the opposite ends of the base, a body encircling flexible element, a pair of shoulder straps elements slidably mounted upon i the shoulder straps detachably connecting the shoulder straps at the front and rear respectively to the body encircling strap whereby the distance between the latter and v the medial part of the shoulder straps may be regulated, pairs of flexible elements detachably connected with the eyes and 'detachably connected between the latter and the extremities of the shoulder straps, said flexible elements and the lower'portions of the shoulder straps being. arranged in diverging relation when the child is in standing position.


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U.S. Classification119/770, 128/875, 297/484
International ClassificationA47D15/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47D15/006
European ClassificationA47D15/00F2