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Publication numberUS1600046 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 14, 1926
Filing dateOct 15, 1921
Priority dateOct 15, 1921
Publication numberUS 1600046 A, US 1600046A, US-A-1600046, US1600046 A, US1600046A
InventorsJackson Goldwin Samuel
Original AssigneeLevy Harry
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Umbrella handle
US 1600046 A
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' Sept. 14,1926. I 1,600,046

s. J. GOLDWIN UMBRELLA HANDLE Filed Oct. 15. 1921 l/WE/VTOR SAMUEL J G'cuow/m A TTORNEYS Patented Sept. 14, 1926.




Application filed October 15, 1921. Serial No. 507,817.

My invention is more particularly intended for embodiment in an umbrella handle and has for its general object to provide a handle adjustable to constitute a straight handle as preferred by women, or as an angular handle as generallypreferred by men.

A further object of the invention is to provide a connection between the main handle section and the adjustable section of such a character that in either the straight or angular position of the terminal section, it will be held firmly and in close engage ment with the main section.

The means by which the above and other objects are attained will clearly appear from the specific description following.

Reference is to be had to the accompanying drawings, it being understood that the drawings are merely illustrative of one example of the invention.

Figure 1 is an elevation of a portion of the handle embodying my invention showing the same adjusted as a straight handle;

Figure 2 is a similar view showing the handle parts in angular relation;

Figure 3 is an enlarged view of the inner end of the terminal section, the view being given to show the latch;

Figure 4. is a vertical section through the handle parts at their juncture and through the connecting means;

Figure 5 is a View of the inner end of the terminal sections;

Figure 6 is a similar view of the outer end of the main section.

In carrying out my invention in accord ance with the illustrated example, the handle is formed of two sections 10 and 11, the latter forming the terminal section. The sections 10 and 11 have a miter joint and the terminal section is turnab-ly mounted so as to assume a position in line with the sec tion 10 or at a pronounced angle thereto, the angle being a right angle when the oint is a true miter.

A plate 12 is secured to the section 10 and let into the end face thereof to lie flush,

said plate having diametrically opposite holes 13 into which the end of a latch 14 may enter, said latch being pivoted by a pin 15 or the like to the section 11 to project from the face thereof.

A plate 16 is let into the face of the ter minal section 11 at the joint so that the plates contact and serve to reinforce the cups 17 are secured, in the illustrated eX- ample, by screws 20 passing through the bottoms of the cups into the material of the section 11.

A pivot bolt 23 extends across the joint to both handle sections 10, 11, the head of the bolt lying in a counter-bore 25 which is filled with a plug 26 after the bolt is p0.- sitioned and adjusted. Similarly, the nut 2% of the bolt is accommodated in a counter-bore 27 which is filled .by a plug 28. Advam'ageously, means is provided to pre vent turning of the nut and thereby maintain a tight joint bet-ween the sections 10 and 11 with plates 12, and 16 in contact as wear plates, there being shown for holding the nut in the present instance a nail 29 driven from the counter-bore 27 into the material of handle section 10 and lying close to a face of the nut. The bolt 23 is disposed obliquely in the axes of the sections 10, 11 but normally to the opposed faces of said sections.

Then the sections are tightly connectedup the terminal section 11 may be turned by releasing the latch 14 from engagement in a hole 13. Thus, the terminal section 11 may be turned about the axis of the bolt 23 through an arc of 180 from a straight position as in Figure 1 in line with the secthe illustrated example constitutes a practical embodiment of my invention, I do not limit myself strictly to the exact details herein illustrated, since, manifestly, the same can be considerably varied Without departure from the spirit of the invention as defined in the appended claims.

Having thus described my invention, I claim:

1. An umbrella handle having sections connected by a mitre joint, plates secured on the adjoining ends of the sections, a boit extending across the joints and through said piates, one of the sections hava socket therein, a cine-shaped member in said socket securely held therein, the plate secured to said last-mentioned section having an opening aligned with said cupshaped member, the plate secured to the other section having a depression alignable with the opening of the other plate, a spring-pressed ball in said cup-shaped member adapted to engage with. the depression of said other plate to hold the sections in position, and means for manually locking one section to the other.

2. As a new article of manufacture, an umbrella stick having a handle on the lower end thereof, said handle comprising a pair of section having mitred faces, a plate secured to one of said faces and presenting diametrically disposed openings adjacent the outer edge thereof, a manuallyoperated latch secured adjacent one end of the other section and projecting through the mitred' faces thereof adapted to engage either of said openings, means to pivotally hold one section to the other and .fnrther means additional to said latch means carried on the last-mentioned section and frictionally engaging the other section to prevent accidental turning of one section W'th respect to the other.


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U.S. Classification135/76, 135/66
International ClassificationA45B9/00, A45B9/02
Cooperative ClassificationA45B9/02
European ClassificationA45B9/02