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Publication numberUS1476395 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 4, 1923
Filing dateNov 4, 1922
Priority dateNov 4, 1922
Publication numberUS 1476395 A, US 1476395A, US-A-1476395, US1476395 A, US1476395A
InventorsDavis Marcus J
Original AssigneeSnappy Sales Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Support for the cords of electric irons
US 1476395 A
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Dec. 4,1923.' 1 ,476,395

- M. J. DAVIS SUPPORT FOR-THE conns OF nmcwnxc mous Filed Nov. 4, 1922 mimli Patented Dec. 4, 1923.




Application filed November 4, 1922. Serial No. 599,104.

' To all'whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, MARCUS 'J. DAVIS, a citizen of the United States, residing at St. Louis,

useful Support for the Cords of Electric Irons, of which-the following is a specification. s

This invention relates to a support for the cord of an electric iron:

An object of the invention is to provide a device capablemf easy attachment to an ironing board or other support for supporting the cord of an electric iron out of contact with the clothes and the ironing board, and

possessing the desired characteristics of resiliency and flexibility to permit the iron to be operated easily throug out the length of the board.

Another object of the invention is to provide a device of the character mentioned comprising a coiled spring member and an arm in connection therewith for engaging the cord of an electric iron, and a clamp in connection with the spring member adapted to engage an ironing board or support to hold the device in proper position.

Other objects will appear from the following description, reference being made to the "drawing in which Fig. 1 is a plan view showing. my invention applied to an'ir oning board and engagin the cord oftheelectric iron.

ig. 2 is a view showing the device in elevation attached to the ironing board.

Fig, 3 is an enlarged. sectional view of a portion of the spring and the clamp.

In the embodimentof the invention shown the support comprises a coil spring 1 having its upper end extended to provide a rela- 4O tively long arm 2, the upper end of which is bent to form a socket 3 and a. flaring extremity & spaced from the arm 2 to leave a space through which the cord of the electric iron is moved into and out of the socket.

to the upper member 5 of a clamp. The upper clamp member 5 has an ear 6 at each side edge, overlapping the ears 7 on a lower clamp member 8. The two clamp members Missouri, have invented a new and The lower end of the spring 1 is attached are pivotally united by a pin 9 with which the ears 6 and 7 are engaged. A sleeve 10 on'the pin 9 strengthens the construction and provides a proper support for the coil spring 11, the ends 12 of which operate to press the inner-ends of the clamp member together. The inner end of the upper clamp member has a portion 13 curving downwardly to obtain proper engagement with the ironing board or support to which the device isapplied. The lower clamp member 8 is indented to provide a number of pointed projections 14: for the same purpose.

The upper clamp member 5 has a rigid projection 15 which is forced into the end of the spring 1 and which serves to hold the parts together.

In use the device may be applied to the side edge of an ironing board, as shown. The cord 16 of'the electric iron is engaged in the socket. The spring 1 and arm 2 have sufiicient strength to support the cord and hold it out of contact with the ironing board and the clothes thereon, and they are sufficiently flexible to permit the iron to be operated throughout the length of the ironing board. The spring 1 and the arm 2 bend readily, being resilient so that they spring I back to their original upright position as the iron is moved back and forth.

duced economically and is free from complications. v

I do not restrict myself unessentially, but what I claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent is g A device of the character descrlbed, comprising an upright arm made of a single piece of wire composed of a 0011 spring por- The clamp being releasable permits the device leaving the spring free to bend and react to its original upright position, said clamp being provided With a projection adapted to be forced into the interior of the coil spring portion constituting a part of the supporting arm.


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U.S. Classification248/51, 248/160
International ClassificationH02G11/00
Cooperative ClassificationH02G11/003
European ClassificationH02G11/00B