US 1728365 A
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Sept. 17, 1929. F. RooT ET AL I 1,728,365
Filed April 5, 1926 Patented sept.17,-1929` i 1,728,365- 'f UNITED STATES PATENT f OFFICE FLORENCE noo'r AND ERNEST o. noofr, on NEW YORK, N. Y. n
i SAFETY BAG l Appncation feed 'April 3,1926. krseriali 110.91452.'
Our invention relates to safety bags, the incomprises a carrying bag or case` designated vention 'being more particularly related to in general yby the reference numeral and safety bags for carrying money, jewelryand ycomposed of a front wall 7 a back wall 8, a other valuables. f `fold-over flap 9, and expansilolle end walls 1() f A main object of our invention is the prowhich fold between the front and back Walls *5;
vision of a safety bag embodying means and yconnect the same. whereby to be attached to and to be carried Preferably andas shown, the front wall 47, by an arm or leg ofthe wearer. yback wall 8 andfold-over flap 9 areinade as Another object of our invention is the PIO- .one-piece, the bend or fold 11 between the VSOH 0f a Safety'bg Wl'lCll Will GHllO'Cly C917- ffrontand rear walls forming a curved bot-r 60 y tain desired features of simplicity, 'elflceny tom wall for the structure. `The fold-over and convenience, and which will be economiflap 9 extends n distance beyond the front and Cal n manufacture. y rear walls soy as to afford a closure 12 for the Another object kof our invention is the pro- Open top of the, structure and so as to be? l5 VlSlOll Of il. SLIGty bag having' attlhlng ITIGLDS brought dOw"n\Vu-dy @Ver ythe face 0fr the 65 in the form of and adapted to be used as a from. Wall to @Verne the Same and, toy be d@ garter 0r an armlct. tachably connected therewith by means of A Still further OlDjSCt Of OUF lIlVeIllOIl 1S suitable snap-buttons 13 or equivalent de-l` the pIOVSOIl Of a CleVCG 0f the OISg'OlDg vices. Also preferably and as shown, the
character, which is adapted to be employed fnldbver flap 9 is made of ya length to be 7o y with equal facility by 111611, WOHIGH and Chil* folded upon itself at 14 to produce an under-y dren, and WhCll S @Specially Well adapted C0 lying reinforcing facing 15 which is seamed SGI'VG a5 2l Safety CMT-lef OI' TQSQTV? fund-S, to the baclrwall at y16. By preference, the jewelry and valuables Whenma'kmg Journeys expansible` end walls 10 are seamcd tothe or when attending crowded places where piclfront, and bnek Walle at 17 inwardly from the y'75 pickets are likely to operate. outer, edges thereof and they fold inwardly Other ObjcCtS Wlll appeal. lelllllfel', and between the front and back walls alongfoldthe novel features of our invention will be ing lines 18, Suitable binding Strips 19fmay particularly pointed out in the appended be employed to bind the edgs f the. front,
claims. fback and end Walls, said strips being suitably S0 Our invention in its preferred form 0f dei secured in position by the seam 17. Pliable tails and in its novel arrangement and commaterial, adapted to @Onfmfnj to the Contour. bination of parts will be described in the foln' 0f theleg' Qrfnrin, isennployedin producing lowing specilication, reference being had to tliekbng; and by making the bag inthe manthe accompanying drawing, in which: ner described and illustrated,r we provide a S5' Fig. 1 represents a view in perspective 0f simple, inexpensive, compact and attractive asafety bag made in accordance with the pres- Structure which igndaptnd as an entity t0 ent invention; have conformingr fit on the leg or arm of the Fig. 2 1s a cross-section taken on the line wearer and which 1s adapted to be eiqrandedy l 4o 2 2 of Fig. 1; i to receive Inoney'and valuables. e 90 Fig. 3 is an elevational View showing the For carrying articles of jewelry, suitable safety bag turned inside out and showing tliepockntgyQO may be arranged on the inner face attaching means in section; of the front Wall '7 by seaming a strip 21 Fig. 4l represents an end elevation of the thereto. The open tops of the pockets 2O may parts shown in Fig. 3, parts being broken be closed by connecting them with the front' away; and wall by means of snap-buttons 22. f
Fig. 5 represents a horizontal section taken f yThe attaching means comprisesy an `elastic on the line of Fig. 1. band 23 which is adapted to encircle the leg The preferred form of construction, as or armof the wearer afterthe fashion yof a '50 illustrated in the accompanying drawing, garter orarmlet. The carrying bag or casey 10o y is preferably secured to this band so as to hang pendant therefrom by securing a portion Q4 of the band as by a seam or stitching 25 to the back wall 8 closely adjacent-the top closure l2 which forms part of the fold-over flap 9a rEhe seam or stitching 25 also passes through the reinforcing facing l5 thereby providing a strong and secure connection.
Our improved safety bag may be carried. upon the leg just above or below the knee and underneath the outer clothing. Temen may wear the bag either outside or inside the stocking as desired. Vhen worn outside the stocking, the band 23 'may be utilized as a garter. The bag may also be carried upon the arm above the elbow underneath the sleeve of the coat or shirt as desired. When worn on the arm, the band may be utilized as an armlet. Any suitable well-known adjusting means may be employed in connection with the band by which 'to adjust the same to the leg or arm of the wearer. The bag of the present invention has been found to provide a secure and safe means for carrying money and valuables when mingling with crowds and when traveling on railway trains, sleeping cars and steainships.
From the foregoino` description, taken in connection with the accompanying drawinff, it will be'seen that we have provided a simple, inexpensive and efficient means for carrying` out the objects of the invention and while lwe have particularly described the elements best adapted to carry out the objects set forth, it will be obvious that various changes in form, proportion and minor details of construction may be vresorted to within the scope of the claims, without departing from the spirit or sacrificing any of the principles 0f the invention.
Having thus described our invention, what we claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent is l. A bag of the character described comprising continuous opposing confining walls and an open top, one of said Walls affording a foundation wall for the application of a garter attachment, a flap closure continuous with said foundation wall at the open top, said nap closure being folded upon it-selffto provide a two ply closure, the folded over ply being continued to provide a part overlying said foundation wall, said overlying part being secured to said foundation wallv and reinforcing the same for the application of the garter attachment.
2. A bag of the character described com-i prising continuous front and rea-r walls and an open top, a. flap closure continuous with the rear wall at the open top, said flap closure being folded inwardly upon itself and providing a two ply closure, said inwardly folded ply being continued to provide a part overlying said rear wall interiorly of the bag,
said overlying part being secured to said rear wall and reinforcing the same for the application of bag attaching means.
3. A bag of the character described comprising a front wall, a rear wall continuous therewith, end walls connecting the front and rea-r walls, a flap closure continuous with the rear wall and folded inwardly upon itself and providing a two ply closure, said inwardly folded ply being continued to provide a part overlying said rear wall between said end walls, said overlying part being secured to said rear wall and reinforcing the same betweensaid end walls. f
4l. A bag of the character described comprising a front wall, a. rear wall continuous therewith, end walls connecting the frontand rear walls, a pocket structure arranged between the aforesaid walls, a flap closure continuous with said rear wall folded inwardly upon itself and providing a two ply closure adapted to connect said rear wall with said front wall, said inwardly folded ply being continued to provide a part overlying the inner face of said rear wall between said end walls, said overlying part being secured to said rear wall in relation to said pocket and reinforcing said rear wall for the application of bag attaching means.
In testimony whereof, we have signedour ,.f
names to this specification.
FLORENCE ROOT. ERNEST C. ROOT.