US 1620933 A
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reigned. Mar. 15,` 1927.1
' :Josnrn T. wILoox, orl SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.
l CASING PROTECTOR- Applieation :Illed March 1, 1926. `Serial No. 91,648.
This invention relates to an improvement ticularly the corners, While the strips 3 hold in protectors designed more particularly for the material of the protector in proper l 'temporary f` application to a'ny projectlng lengthwise position. The edges'of the door post or part of a ixture or the like which it 5 is. desired to protect against being marred 6r mairing anyT other object `which may come in contact therewith.
The in vention'ls particularly designed for use Whilemovlng furniture or thelike. and
10 is intended to be applied tothe edges of doorr` 'j amhsj'or frames to preventpthe furniture beingmoved from coming in contacttherewith, with a tendency to mar or break the furniture. V The invention is illustrated .in the f, ac- ,companying drawings, in'which:
"Fig, 1 is'a view yin elevation showing a"- door opening with the frame or jamb pro' with a door jamb or the like.
Vvided with the improved protector. 2 Fig. 2 is a broken vertical elevation-ofthe protector.. l
Fig.'3 isa section The improved protector comprises anappropriate' length of soft'protective material li, say for example, similar to carpet or .rug-like material. At the respective ends,
the protector is provided with split spring,V
rings 2, the ends of the rings being connected by metallic `strips 3 arranged vertically of 30 the material and'near the edges of the latter to n `maintain the material in appropriate.
As constructed, the guard or protector is l in tlienature of a` cylindrical-like member made up of a heavy or thick fabric with flengthaviseranging strctchers 3 and sprl-ng clamps at: the respective ends. Int-he use.
of the'guard and. protector for example, in protecting furniture being .moved from contact with the edges of the door jambs,'a guard or protector is applied to each of said jambs 4 as indicated in Fig. 3. In this use,
the clampsliold theprotector inf position about the exposed surface of the Jamb, parlike, invorder toinsure the'V furniture being .ing soft layer so that in the event the -urniture is accidentally brought into contact with the protector, the furniture will not be marred or scratched.
Obviously the pr'otector'may be made ot' any appropriate material and may be appliedV to the protecting edges lof any surface which is desired to cover temporarily for protect-ive purposes. 'The guard or pro-V tector of this invention is designed primarily as an. adjunct'to furniture-.movers and the am moved against'marring or' scratching when 1n contact with fixed projecting portions as W hat is claimed as new, is: l. A guard or protector comprising an aD- .propriate length of relatively sott" abric,
Springclamping members lat the respective ends thereof, and. stretching members arranged .intermediate tbe clamping members. 2. In a door jamb protector` an ap,- propriate' length-of flexible thick soft material, a spring clamping member secured to the inner surface ot' such material adjacent l' ea'ch end thereof, and stretchingT members extending lengthwise the material and con- 75 nected tothe respective clampingl'm'embersr 3.' Aguard or protector comprising an appropriate strip of thick. flexible soft materiah'a clamping member secured to one surface of the strip n-eai'each end thereof, 80 said clamping members being in the form of split spring rings, and metaliic stays extending lengthwise the strip near each longitudinaledge. thereof, the ends of thestays being connected to the clamps.
v VIn `testimony vwhereof I aiiix my signature.
JOSEPH T. WILCOX.