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Publication numberUS1645833 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 18, 1927
Filing dateApr 16, 1924
Publication numberUS 1645833 A, US 1645833A, US-A-1645833, US1645833 A, US1645833A
InventorsWilliam D. Torme
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Oct. 1s 1927. 1,645,833

lw. D. TORME DETACHABLE CUFF Filed April 16. 1924 Ma 275mm@` atto: new

Patented Oct. 18, 1927..



Application filed April 16, 1924. Serial No. 706,957.

This invention relates Ato garments, and f versed to-present a clean outer side or surface.

VA further and equally importantl object of the invention is to provide a-fastening means for cuffs Vwhich when applied will not bulge and which will not in any way interfere with laundering of the sleeve or cuffs.

A final but nevertheless essential object of the invention is to provide a garment of the character specified which is of highly simplified construction, durable in use and cheapto manufacture.

Other objects and advantages will beap-V parent during the course of the following description.

In the accompanying drawing forming a part of this specification, and in which like numerals designate like parts,

Figure l is a perspective view of the cuff, the novel fastening means and the sleeve,

arranged in the order of their assembly, the v cuff being partly broken away;

Fig. 2 is a perspective view-from the opposite direction-of the parts referred to in assembled state, the sleeve being in this 1nstance partly broken away; and

Fig. 3 is a-perspective view-on a smaller scale-illustrating the manner ofreversing the cuff while in service.`

In the drawing, the numeral 5 denotes a sleeve having a forward hemmed end 5a provided with the customary buttonholes 5b. Applicable to the end of the sleeve is a typical soft cuff 6, which is folded longitudinall ly along a medial course-fas indicated at a to define inner and outer folds. These are perforated with the usual buttonholes 6b to cooperate with the buttonholes 5b of the sleeve vwhen the cuff' and sleeve are assembled pel' Figure 2, preparatory to securing tive to the sleeve without detaching it from the latter.

In carrying out the improvement at the as a pivot. The clean side of the cuff is rear that tothe sleeve end 5a is sewed on both sides with arched straps 6c and 6d of stout thread, these being alike and in a direction transk verse to that of the sleeve. The rear pors tion of the sleeve end 5a is sewed on its outer portion of the cuffl and 4sleeve assembly,

surface with the base of an elongated loop' being in proximity- 5, the same, of course, to the outer strapy (6C) of thel cuff when the latter has been fitted over the sleeve end as illustrated in Figure 2. A connection is now made between the loop 5c and the strap 6c by means of a novel button 7. This button comprises a flat disk of pressed paper or fibre having oppositely arranged undercut or dovetailed notches 7a. The disk is thus composed of opposed T-sections with a common web, and in making the contemplated connection, one of these sections is hooked in the strap 6e of the cuff 6, while the other is hooked in the bight portion of the sleeve loop 5c, as clearly shown in Figure 2.

' A substantial connection is thus made at the rear portion of the cuff and sleeve assembly. The strap 6c or the loop 5c cannot ordinarily become detached from the button, because the notches 7a in the latter have restricted openings, and also because any tension brought to bear kon the parts will serve to more fully draw the strap or loop into the corners of the notches in the button and therefore exert a firmer hold on the latter.

The loop 5 forms ameans for reversing the cuH after its exposed surface has become soiled, withoutV necessitating the removal'of the cuff from the sleeve. To effect a reversal, the cuff is simply unfolded to extend as avsheet, as indicated in Figure 3, and swung through a half-turn as suggested by the directional arrows, and with the loop 5 now fully apparent, and the cuff may be again folded in the natural outward direction, fully concealing its soiled sections, and then buttoned-up in front as usual. It is significant that this action requires no handling or adjustment ofthe rear connection, the loop 5c developing a single twist as the cuff is rotated; also, as but one hand is necessary to manipulate the cuff, the operation does not require'the assistance of another person.

The provision on the cuff of the strap 6d in addition toand on the reverse side ofthe strap 6 is to permit either side of the old of the cuff 6 which is applied next cu' to be appliedto the sleeve end, with a strap handy for connection to the loop c through the agency of the button 7.

A connection is thus had which not only serves as an auXiliary fastening for the cuff to the sleeve, but as a simple and efficient expedient for the handy reversal of the cuff.

The connection is applicable at triling cost, Y

is not bulky, and once Jthe button is detached may be laundered along with the attendantl` garments without any interference.r

Having thus described the invention, what A K I claim is:

l. The combination with a sleeve having a cuil;l attaching loop on its forward edge, of

a reversiblecuii', and means on said eul for detachable connection with said loop, whereby the cuff may be turned by twisting the -loop While in service.

2. The combinat'on with a sleeve having an attaching loop at the forward portion Le4as33 thereof, of a reversible cuff, and a member secured to said cuff adjacent one edge thereof and having opposed edge recesses to receive the bight portion of said sleeve loop whereby to attach the cuff to the sleeve in such manner as to permit the cuff to be turned by twisting the loop while in service. The combination with a sleeve having an attaching loop at the forward portion thereof, of a reversible cuff, a member secured to said cuil' adjacent one edge thereof` and having opposed edge recesses to receive f the bightportion of said sleeve loop whereby to att-ach the cuff to the sleeve in such manner as to permit the culi to be turned by twisting the loop while in service and the edge recesses of said member having constrictec inlets to thereby coniine thebight portion oit said looptherein. y

ln testimony whereof I aiiix my signature.


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US5950240 *Aug 5, 1996Sep 14, 1999The Burton CorporationArrangement for retaining an article of wear to a jacket or other garment
U.S. Classification2/124, 2/269
International ClassificationA41B7/00, A41B7/04
Cooperative ClassificationA41B7/04
European ClassificationA41B7/04