US 1469643 A
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Oct. .2 1923. 7 1,469,643
. .w. 1.. HOVEY COMBINED BRUSH AND POLISHER Filed June 22. 1922 Patented Oct. 2, .1923.
WILLIAM L. HOVEY, F FLINT, MICHIGAN.
Application filed June 22, 1922. Serial No. 570,160.
To all whom it may concern Be it known that 1, WILLIAM L. HOVEY, a citizen of the United. States, residing at Flint, in the county of Genesee and State of Michigan, have invented certain new and useful Improvementsin Combined Brushes and Polishers, of which the following is a specification.
This invention relates to combination brushes and polishers, and has for one of its objects to simplify the construction and increase the eniciency and utility of devices of this character.
Another object of'the invention is to provide a device of this character having means whereby either the brush or the polisher portion may be quickly presented for use without detaching any of the parts.
With these and other objects in view the invention consists in certain novel features of construction as hereinafter shown and described and then specifically pointed out in the claim, and in the drawings illustrative of the preferred embodiment of the in vention:
Figure 1 is a perspective view of the im proved device.
Fig. 2 is a transverse section on the line 2-2 of Fig. 1.
Fig. 3 is a transverse sectionenlarged on the line 3--3 of Fig. 1. j
The improved device includes a head member 10 having bristles 11 at one side and a polisher element 12 at the other side. The polisher element may be of any suit able material, such as sheep pelt, felt, heavy carpeting material, or the like, and attached in any suitable manner to the head.
A casing 13 bears over the head member 10 and is pivotally connected thereto as indicated at 14, one of the pivots having a turning handle 15. Y
The ends of the casing 13 are provided with indentations noted at 24 forming projections on the inner faces of the ends of the casing, and the head member 10 is provided with indentations indicated at 25 in Fig. 3 to engage over the projections. The casing 18 being of sheet metal will yieldto a sufficient extent to permit the'brush head COMBINED BRUSH AND POLISHER.
to be rotated on its pins 14c, and at the same; time hold the brush head in either of its' two positions with sufficient grip to prevent displacement while in use.
One side 16 of the casinghis hingedly' united thereto at 17, so that-it can be folded back to permit the head 10 and its brush 7 and polisher to be rotated to expose either 3 portion as required. Y 1
A mud scraper member-18 is pivoted at' 19 tov the outer face of the casing 13 and provided with an indentation 20 adapted to engage in a depression in the casing 13, one of which is shown at 21, to retainthe scraper yieldably either in projected or withdrawn position. A cover member 22 isprovided to en gage over the casing 13-'16 and yieldably supportedthereon by indentations '28 which '7 form projections from the inner faces of .the ends o-f the cover member to engage the depressions 2 1, to yieldably hold the cover in position and operate'to protect the cas inggand its contents when not in use. 7
y this simple means either the brush or the polisher may be presented outwardly, I
a required, and the other portion efiec-' I tually protected by the casing 1316, while the cover member 20 effectually protects and so 1 conceals the brush or the polisher which for the time being is presented outwardly when the device is not in use. 7
The casing 13-16 and the cover 22 will preferably be of sheet metal, while the head 35 member 10 will preferablybe of'wood; I
The brush member may befemplo'yed for any required purpose, either' as a clothes brush, ashoe brush, or the like, while the polishermay be likewise employed for any on purpose desired and to which it is adapted.
The brush and the polisher may beconstructed of any suitable quality adapted to the usage for whichit may be employed.
The preferred embodiment of the. invention is disclosed in the drawings and set forth in the specification, but it will be understood that .modifications within the scope of the claimedinventio'n may be made in the construction without departing from the principle of the invention or sacrificing any of its advantages. 1
Having thus described the invention, What is claimed as new is In a, device of the class described, a casing having one movable side, a head member mounted for rota-tion in said casing and having: bristles at one element at the other side: and: a polishing s1 de', said. head being rotatable in the casing when the movable side is disposed in open position, and means for yieldably holding said head member in either of its positions. 7
In testimony whereof, I a-flix my signature hereto.
' 7 WILLIAM L, HOVEY.