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March 1 1927. 1,619,772
.A. A. THOMPSON EAR PROTECTOR Filed May 21. 1924 INVENTOR ATTORNEY Patented Mar. 1, 1927.
ARTHUR A. THOMPSON, (2F OAKLAND, OALIFGR EDWARD R. MQGINNIS, or OAKL EAR PROTECTOR.
NIA, ASSIGNOR OF ONE-HALF TO AND, CALIFORNIA.
Application filed May 21, 1924. 'Serial No. 714,990.
My invention is an improved ear protector, particularly useful for barber's while trin'nning the hair around the ears.
The object of my invention is to provide 5 a protector, which may be readily placed over the ear and completely cover the same.
In the annexed drawing in which my invention is illustrated:
Figure 1 is a side elevation of my protector.
Figure 2 is a rear view of the same.
Figure 3 is a sectional view taken on the line 33 of Figure 1.
Referring more particularly to the drawing, my protector consists of a thin yieldahle sack 1, preferably formed of rubber, and substantially in the shape of the ear. An opening 2 is provided in the side there of, and a rim 3 around the opening reinforces the edge and prevents tearing.
The ear is inserted intothe sack 1. through the opening 2, the rim 3 resting adjacent the head,
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thus entirely surrounding and pro- 7 the ear with a thin cover of rubber.
ng described my invention, I claim: device for protectin edged tools consisting ter-proof rubber sack of' a flexible waprovided with an ture.
ARTHUR A. THOMPSON.
g the ear against