US 1691856 A
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Nov. 1s, 192s.
1M. ROBBINS COLLAR Filed Dec. 13, 1927 ATTORNEY WITNES Patented Nov. 13, 19284.
Unire sr'r MAURICE RoBBrNs, or BosToN, MASSACHUSETTS.
Application led December 13, 1927. Serial No 239,732.`
My present invention has reference to shirts that are provided with attached turnover or turn-downv collars, and my obJect 1s to secure the collar Vtothe shirt in a manner that will prevent the wrinkling thereof and hold the collar in proper position even after long wear, and further wherein the collar is provided with reinforcingY means. that afford a guide for the tie, so that the tie can not only be readily passed through the fold of the collar but when tied will assume its proper position with respect to the collar.
To the attainment of the foregoing and other objects which will present themselves as the nature of the invent-ion is better understood, the improvement consists in certain other novel features of construction, combination and operative association of parts, one satisfactory embodiment of which is disclosed by the accompanying drawings.
In the drawings:
Figure 1 is a perspective view of the 1mprovement.
Figure 2 is a horizontal sectional view through the collar.
Figure 3 is a sectional view approximately on the line 3 3 of Figure 2. l
Figure l is an inner face view of the neck portion of the shirt to which the collar 'is attached. v
Figure 5 is a fragmentary view similar to Figure t illustrating` a modification.
Figure 6 is a similar view illustrating a further modification.
Figure is a similar view illustrating a still further modification.
TWith my improvement the shirt 1 need not be provided with the usual neck band, as the collar, formed from the same material as the shirt, has its inner fold and a portion of its outer fold stitched directly to the neck portion 2 of the shirt. As disclosed by the drawings, the collar -is of the usual fold type, the inner fold of which, in Figures 1, 2 and 3 of the drawings, is indicated by the numeral 3 and the outer fold by the numeral 4. The inner fold 3 has its lower edge stitched throughoutits length to the neck portion 2 of the shirt Vand the outer fold t has its lower edge stitched to both the portion 2 and to the front of the shirt. This line of stitching isffor distinction indicated by the numeral 5. By stitching the edge of the outer fold of the collar to the shirt and likewise by stitching the inner fold to the neck portion of the shirt neither yfold of the collar is liable to Wrinkle and will, there-V fore, `retain its normal shape even after the v I stitch to the inner fold or face 3 of the coli lar, at points adjacent to its outer edge, tabs 6. These reinforcing tabs are preferably in the nature of triangular strips and the lower and pointed edges thereof are stitched, as
lat 7, to the shirt, the line of stitching 5, at
the pointed and confronting ends of the collar passing through the, end tabs 6. The tabs 6 in addition to forming bracing or reinforcing means for the collar also serve as guide means for the strap portion 8 0f a necktie. The inner face or fold 3 of the collar is extended beyond the confronting edges of the outer face or fold thereof and terminates in a line with the pleated and lapping front portion of the shirt.- For distinction these extending portions are indicated by the numerals 9 and 10, and the saidy portions are provided one with a button and the other with a button hole or both with'button` holes for the reception of a removable button. Both the portions 9 and 10, directly inward of the confronting ends of the outer face of the collar are formed with openings 11' and 12, respectively, and, of course, there is a' line of stitching around these openings to reinforce the same. The strap 8 of the necktie-passes through the openings 11 and 12 so that the outer strands of the tie may be f knotted, as at 13, in the usual manner.
InFigure 45 the construction is similar to that described, except that the tabs 14 have substantially rectangular body portions and their lower edges are substantially V-shaped and these edges are .stitched to the shirt.
In Figure 6 a tab 15, substantially semicylindrical in plan is provided with a buttonl hole to receive a button 16 therethrough and which button is stitched to a shirt, wthile in Figure 7 the tab 17 is of substantially rectangular formation. In all instances it is to be understood that the tabs are suitably spaced so that the strap of the necktie can be readily inserted between the tabs and the inner face or fold of the collar. f
The construction and advantages of my improvement will, it is thought be understood and appreciated by those skilled in the art when the foregoing description has been carefully read in connection with the accoinpanying drawings S0 that further detailed description will not be required.
Having described the invention, I claim:
A garment comprising a Shirt having :L fold collar around the neck portion thereof, the inner fold of the collar having its lower edge stitched to the neck portion of the shirt, and the outer fold of the collar having its lower edge sttehed'to both the neck portion e and front of the shirt, the inner fold, at the open front of the collar having extending portions which are designed to be connected and which have openings therethrough in ward of the confronting ends of the outer fold for the passage ofthe band of 2L neck- `tie, and stiifening and reinforcing tabs stitched to the inner fold of the collar and to the inner face of the shirt below the neck portion thereof and between which tabs and the inner fold of the collar the strap of the neckt'ie is guided. Y Y
In testimony whereof I affix In si ature.
MAURICE R B INS.`