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Publication numberUS1566891 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 22, 1925
Filing dateAug 30, 1924
Priority dateAug 30, 1924
Publication numberUS 1566891 A, US 1566891A, US-A-1566891, US1566891 A, US1566891A
InventorsDowney Lyon Charles
Original AssigneeDowney Lyon Charles
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Hat retainer
US 1566891 A
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Dec. 22, 1925.

c. D. LYON HAT RETAINER Filed August so, 19244 ATTORNEY Patented Dec. 22, lQZEn UNHTE STATES PATENT FFIQE.



Application filed August 3G, 1%24.

To a'ZZ whom t may concern:

Be it known that l, Crm1-inns D. Lyon, a citizen of the United States, residing at 11G/ N. Dearborn St., Chicago, in the county et 5 Cook and State of Illinois, have vinvented new and useful Improvements in Hat Retainers, of which the following is a specification.

rlhis invention relates to a hat retainer and has for its primary object the construction of a simple device that may be readily in- Serted in a hat and when in place will effectively grip the head ot' the wearer. An ohiect of the invention is the use of a suction device that may be readily arranged in place to properly engage the head.

W' ith these and other objects in vien' the invention Will be better understood from the following description taken in connection with the accompanying drawing, wherein:

Fig. 1 is a sectional View illustratingr the application of my invention,

Fig. 2 is a similar View showingr the device in operation,

Fig'. 3 is a front elevation and Fig. Liis a detail View of portion of the hat Serial No. 735,189.

a cup-shaped body 3 which may be termed 'from rubber or other yieldable material so as to have a onction action with the head or' the wearer. This body is provided with a ft to which is attached a button 5 'for pr s e thru the hote for holding the retainer in place.

From the foregoing* description taken in connection with the accompanying` drawing', it n'ill be apparent that l provide a simple derice that may be readilyY arranged in place and which will have an eifel-tire gripping' action with the head ot the wearer vfor hold ine; the hat in place.

lt is, oil course, to be understood that the inrention may be constructed in various other manners and the parte associated in diii'erent reiations, therefore, I do not deriire to be limited in any manner except as Set Yforth in the claims hereunto appended.

Having' thus described my invention what l'. claim is:

t. ln coi'nbination with a hat band having a button hole. a cup shaped resilient holder havingr a button 'for passage through said hole.

2. ln combination with a hat hand a cupshaped suction holder haring a connection with the hat band.

In testimony whereof I ailix my signature.


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US2615452 *May 7, 1948Oct 28, 1952Birch Herbert MHat retainer means
US2696008 *Oct 18, 1948Dec 7, 1954Penman Robert BEye protector
US4101981 *Apr 15, 1977Jul 25, 1978Boden Ogden WVentilated hat or cap
US4274157 *Apr 27, 1978Jun 23, 1981Boden Ogden WHat or cap with adjustable band
US5101516 *Dec 28, 1990Apr 7, 1992Scarnato Thomas JSystem for ventilating brow band area of a cap/sun visor
US5117510 *Jun 13, 1991Jun 2, 1992Broussard Douglas EHeadband construction for supporting head lamps
US5204994 *Mar 30, 1992Apr 27, 1993Herzberg Richard PSkull-cap/clip-retainer combination
US6012173 *Jun 9, 1997Jan 11, 2000Lee; Ben Gill-HoAttachment for headgear to ventilate while clamping wearer's head
U.S. Classification2/181.2, 132/59, 2/181
International ClassificationA42B7/00
Cooperative ClassificationA42B7/00
European ClassificationA42B7/00