US 1504652 A
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Aug. 12 1924.
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ATTORNEY- Patented Aug. 12, 1924. I l p UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
RICHARD W. SWEET, OF OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA.
. CIGAR GUT'I'ER.
Application filed September 11, 1922. Serial No. 587,360.
To all whom it may concern: barrel 2. The collar 5 is adapted to rest Be it known that I, RICHARD W. SWEET, against the stop 9 which prevents the pluna citizen of the United States, residing at ger 3 from being withdrawn from the bar- Oakland, in the county of Alameda and rel 2. A coil spring 10 is positioned with- State of California, have invented certain in the barrel 2 between the shoulder 8 and new and useful Improvements in Cigar the collar 5.
Cutters, of which the following is a specifi- The method of operation is as follows: cation. The cigar end is placed in the mouth 4:.
My invention is an improved cigar per- The plunger 3 is advanced within the barrel forator.
The present method of effecting an air This movement carries the prongs 7 into the passage through a cigar is to cut off a small mouth 4 and consequently into the cigar piece at the end, which usually results in and perforates the end thereof. The plunthe unwrapping of some of the leaves, which ger 3 is then released and the spring 10 reis very unsightly and makes the cigar smoke tracts the plunger 3 until the collar 5 strikes poorly. the stop 9.
In my perforator a plurality of pointed Having'described my invention,'I claim: prongs are forced into the end of the cigar 1. A cigar perforator comprising a barwhich provide an air passage with no muti rel, a mouth formed on said barrel, a plunlation of the end. ger within said barrel, a plurality of prongs Another object of my invention is to prosecured to said plunger, a collar formed on vide a perforator which is simple in consaid plunger near the upper end thereof, a struction and inexpensive to manufacture. second collar at the lower end of said plun- Referring to the drawing which forms a ger, a stop shoulder at the bottom of said part of this specification: barrel for engaging said collars, a shoulder Figure 1 is a side view of my improved at the base of said mouth, and a spring pocigar perforator. sitioned between the first mentioned collar Figure 2 is a transverse sectional View and said latter shoulder. taken on the line 2-2 of Figure 1. 2. A cigar perforator comprising a one- 2 until the collar 6 strikes the end thereof.
Figure 3 is a side view of the plunger and piece barrel having a diverging mouth prongs. formed on one end thereof, a shoulder at Referring more particularly to the drawthe base of said mouth and a second shouling, the numeral 1 indicates a cigar perfoder at the other end of said barrel, a onerator body which comprises a barrel 2 and piece plunger slidable in said barrel having a plunger 3 adapted to reciprocate in said prongs extending from the upper end therebarrel. .The barrel 2 has a flared month f of, a collar near the upper end of the pluninto which fits the cigar end. ger and a second collar at the bottom of the The plunger 3 has a collar 5 formed near plunger, said first mentioned collar being the upper end thereof and a second collar 6 slidable in said barrel and a spring between at the bottom. Pointed prongs? are sesaid first-mentioned shoulder and said firstcured in the plunger 3 and project upward mentioned collar. ly therefrom. A shoulder 8 is formed at In testimony whereof I affiX my signathe base of the mouth 4 and a second stop ture. shoulder 9 is formed at the bottom of the RICHARD W. SWEET.