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Publication numberUS1583909 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 11, 1926
Filing dateMay 10, 1924
Priority dateMay 10, 1924
Publication numberUS 1583909 A, US 1583909A, US-A-1583909, US1583909 A, US1583909A
InventorsWright Roland T
Original AssigneeOliver N Poisse
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Manicuring implement
US 1583909 A
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May 11 ,1926. 1,583,909

. i R. T. WRIGHT MANICURING IMPLEMENT Filed May 10, 1924 /5 30 INVENTORL' /Z r Rom/v0 I WRIGHT v EY ZoM- f'd f are slidably mounted in a handle and which Patented May 11, 1926.





Application filed m 10, 1924. Serial No. 712,216.

My invention relates to improvements in manicuring implements and has for its ob-;

ject an implement in which a scissors, a nail file, a cleaner, and a butter-are mounted in a handle and which can beso pushed into,

the handle that the. device. can be readily carried either in the vest pocket or in' a purse. e

A further object is to construct a manicuring implement in which several of the parts can be readily moved so as to project therefrom, but still not be entirelyremoved so as to become lost. V

In the drawings I Fig. 1 is aside elevation of my device showlng the scissors and nail'file projecting therefrom; p I r Fig. 2 is a side elevation opposite to that of Fig. 1 showing the cleaner projecting I therefrom and with the scissors and nail filedrawn in;

Fig. 3 is an end view viewing the same in the direction of the arrow in Fig. 2;

Fig. 4 is an end view viewed in the direction of the arrow 4: of Fig. 2; I

Fig. 5 is a horizontal section taken on the line 5.5 of Fig. &; I Fig. 6 is an enlarged fragmental view showing the manner of constructin the ends of the nail file and the cleaner; and I I Fig. 7 is an enlarged perspective view of the slide formed on one leg of the scissors. In the construction of my device I employ a handle which is composed of plates 8 and 9, these plates are each bent so as to form a rib 10. These ribs when the sides are assembled abut so as to form a wall for dividing the handle into upper and lower channels or pockets. One edge of each of the members 8 and 9 is folded. upon itself, as indicated by the numeral 11, so that when the handle isassembled a T shaped slot will be formed. Mounted in the T shaped slot is the dove-tailed end 12 I 18 is provided surface 20*.

superimposed 1 plates 23.- and 22 are of metal while of any ornamental or fancy material such with the leg 18 of the scissors and is forthe purpose of forcing thevblades apart. The leg 18 is provided'on its end with a hook 19 which is adapted to engage with a hook v .20 formed on a plate 21 which closes the opposite end of the handle. The purpose of this hook is to prevent accidental disengagement or projectionof the scissors, as well as to keep the same in closed position when withdrawn into the handle and in order to facilitate the movement of the scissors into and out of the handle, the leg I with a milled or roughened Secured to the outside of the plates 8 and .9 are plates22 and on these in turn is the plates 23 are as celluloid, bone ivory and the like. The various plates. comprising the handle are of suitable rivets 24:. I

The endof the handle opposite that part from which the scissors project has slots 25 and 26 which are formed in the plates 22 and which makes these plates substantially U-shaped. In these slots are mounted respectively a file 27 and a cleaner 28.

, held together in assembled position by means The plates 23 are also each provided 'with' a slot 29 intermediate their ends through which projects a milled surface 30 carried by theend 31 of the file and cleaner, the ends of both of these devices are formed identical. The end 31 is also provided with a hook 32 which engages with 'a notch 33 formed in the plates 23.

It will also be noted from Fig. 6 that the end 31 has a portion thereof reduced so as to be relatively thin, this permits the end to be pressed downward so that the hook 32 can be disengaged from thenotch 33 when it is desired to project either the file or cleanerfrom the handle.

Formed in the edge of the handle opposite to that in which the scissors is mounted is a pocket 34 in which is removably located a buffer 35. This buffer is of the usual construction that is covered with suitable leatheror other buffingmaterial and acts as a closure for said pocket. The. pocket 34 also be made deep enough to permit 'The plates 8, 9' 1 a certain amount of nail polish to be carried therein.

It is to be understood of course, that both ends of the pocket 34 are closed, the one end by means of the plate Qland the other by means of a plate 86, the latter plate however, only closing the pocket and not extending entirely across the width of the handle as does the plate 21, both of these plates are secured bypassing certain of. the rivets therethrough.

" enlargement 12 formed on one leg of the scissors from passing out, while the milled portion 0f the file and cleaner projects through the slot 2-9 formed in the plates 28 sufficiently far to allow ready contact with the finger for pushing or pulling purposes,

but at thesame time prevents any possibility of either of thesetwo nnplements being removed from the handle.

The device'when closed is as convenient to carry as a pocket knife'and havlng all parts completely housed there is no danger of the same when twisting int-he-pocket of in any way nuurmg the person'carrymg the same.

It isobvious from my form of construc- *tion that the ribs 10 may be spot-welded together and in this way the plates 8 and 9' secured together. It is also my intention to run therivets- 24, which are located at the closed end of the handle, entirely through all of the plates as well as the rivet 24, which is adjacent the end of the pocket. The rivets intermediate these rivets do not extend completely across. This is illustrated in Fi g. 4. Neither does-the end rivet in the T-shaped channelextend completely across, as this would interfere with the sliding of the scissors.

Having fully described my invention,

what I claim is comprising a pair longitudinally so as to form a rib, sald 1.111 a manicu-ring implement a handle of plates each folded plates secured together with the ribs abuttm thereb formin an u 3 )er and a lower 'channel between said plates, a plate secured to and between the first mentioned plates for closing both channels at one end, a sec ond plate secured between the first mentioned plates for closing the opposite end of one of said channels thereby forming a poclz- -et, a closure for said pocket, a plate secured to the outer face of each of the first mentioned plates, and plates secured to said last -mentioned plates and the plates closing the ends of said channels.

open at one end only formed in the opposite edge of said handle, and plates for covering the es nd c ed endsQ s dhand In a manicuring implement a handle composed of a plurality of plates secured together and having an elongated pocket formed in one longitudinal edge, a removable closure for said pocket, a longitudinally extending channel T shaped in cross section formed in the opposite edge of said handle, one end of said channel being closed, a- U- shaped plate secured to each side face of said handle, and a plate secured over each U shaped plate.

4.1n a manicuri'ng implement a handle having an elongated 'pocket formed inone longitudinal edge, a removable closure for said pocket, a longitudinally extending channel T shaped in cross section closed at one end formed in tlre'opposite edge of said handle, a U-shaped plate secured to each side face of said handle, and a plate provided with a longitudinal slotintermediate its ends secured over said U-shaped plates whereby a pocket is formed in each face of said handle.

5. In a manicuring implement, a handle tween-the first'mentioned plates and at one end thereof for closing one end-of" both slots, a plate secured to and between the opposite endsof the first mentioned plates for closing the opposite end of the plain slot only whereby a pocket is formed, a removable closure for said pocket, and a plate secured to the outside of each o'f'the first mentioned plates.

6. In a manicuring implement, a handle composed of apair of plates each having one edge folded upon itself, a projecting rib formed on the same side-as and parallel to the folded edge, said ribs being'high'er at one end of the plates than at the other, said plates adapted to be secured together with the ribs abutting whereby a T shaped slotwill be formed in one edgeof the handle and a plain slot in the other, and said slots be wider at one end than at th'e other, a plate secured to and between the first mentioned plates and at the widest end of said slots whereby that end of said slots is closed, a plate secured to andbetween the opposite ends of the first mentioned plates for closing the small end of theplain slot only, Whereby a pocket is formed, a removable closure for said pocket, a Wedge shaped plate slidably mounted in the T shaped slot, said plate being of such a size as to slide freely Within the slot but be prevented from passing out of the narrow open end, a pair of scissors having one leg thereof secured to r said Wedgeshaped plate, and aplurality of plates securedto the outside of each of the first mentioned plates.

In testimony whereof, I have signed my name to this specification.


Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US2806282 *Oct 14, 1954Sep 17, 1957Martin BergPocket knife locking mechanism
US4502220 *Dec 10, 1982Mar 5, 1985Takaaki AokiHand-held type opening and closing action tool
U.S. Classification30/29, 30/152, 30/162, 132/75.5
International ClassificationA45D29/18, A45D29/00
Cooperative ClassificationA45D29/18
European ClassificationA45D29/18