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Publication numberUS1781573 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 11, 1930
Filing dateNov 30, 1929
Priority dateNov 30, 1929
Publication numberUS 1781573 A, US 1781573A, US-A-1781573, US1781573 A, US1781573A
InventorsErrett John B
Original AssigneeErrett John B
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Clothesline fastener
US 1781573 A
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Nov. 11, 1930. .1. B. ERRETT 1,781,573

- CLOTHESLINE FASTENER Filed Nov. 30. 1929 Patented Nov. 11, 1930 y UNirE srnriis PATENT orifice JOHN B. ERRETT, 0F CONNELLSVIJLLE,` PENNSYLVANIA oriornssrginn FASTENER Application mea November 3o, i929. semi No. 4.10389. i

This invention aims to provide a simple projection 4. The line 15 is crossed on itself, means for belaying the end of aline. as shown at 16, to forni a bight 17 engaged Figure 1 ofthe dravviiigs is a side elevation; in the groove 7 of the side projection 6. The Figure 2 is a topvplan With parts in section; free end 18 ofthe line goes across the top of 5 Figure 3 is an end elevation; Figure 4 is a side the head2, in engagement with theprojectioii g elevation of a modification; and Figure 5 is a 4,11viider the main part of the line 15. plan of the device depicted in Figure 4. l/Vhen a pull is put on the line 15, the line The structure forming the subject matter of gets jammed and held in two places. One of this application is made of metal. It includes these places is Where the line is crossed at 16, i? a body 1. In Figures 1, 2, and 3, the body 1 is and the other place is Where the line is forced eo a composite structure including a head 2 and dWn' luto the angle at 19. The structure a foot 3, Tho head 2 has i projection 4 at one forms a very secure anchorage for the f line, end. The Projection 4iis straight and taivlihou)E tying knots, yet the' line @aube del-v peied. The reason for making the projection tached from the device quickly by slacking 4 straight and tapered is that it can be cast the lhe. avvay a little. 65 better and cheaper in that form than other- The llneis put n the device shov'vn in Figi Wise. The projection 4 has a notch or seat 5 ure 4 in the same Wayk that the line is puto'ii in one side. The seat 5 is parallel to the the device shown in Figure 1. body 1. On the rear end of the head 2 there What is claimed is n is a side projection 6. The projection 6 is l. A clothes line fastener comprising a 7G provided With a continuous peripheral lOOdy provided at one end With a straight, groove 7l tapered line-engaging projection, and pro-l The foot 3 is threaded at 8 and pointed at 9 vided 0n one side With a line-engaging pro- N so that it can be screwed into a post. The foot jection. Y 1 y y "'i 3 has va rectangular extension 10 that goes 2. A clothe/S lille fastener Comprising a 75K through the projection 6. The head2 is pivlOOdy provided at one end with a straight, otally mounted on the extension 10. The tapered line-engaging projection,l the proextension 10 has an enlargement 11 Which, cojection having in one side a seat disposed operating with the projection 6, keeps the about parallel to the body, the body ybeing j head 2 and the body 3 pivotally connected. provided on one side With a line-engaging Sc In Figures 4 and 5, parts hereinbefore deprojection. scribed have been designated by numerals pre- 3. A clothes line fastener comprising a viously used, With tho SuiX a, The body `body provided at one end with a line-engag- 1a is of one piece construction, the head 2a and lllgprOjeC'lQIl and provided on o ne side with et the foot 3a being joined by a diskjko ntera disc-like line-engaging projection having a 85* mediate portion 12 in which is mounted a se- COHIHUOUS Peflplerl glQ0Ve-' curing device 14, such as a rivet, that holds 4- A Clqthes 1111@ fastener comprising a the projection 6a in place, the projection 6il bOdy provided at one end with a straight, and the part 12 being of approximately the tapelfed hn'enga'gmg Pffleftfm haVF-g a* Same dameten j seat in one side, thv seat being disposed about 90 The advantage ofthe form shown in Figure Parallel t9 the body th? body being provlded 1 is that because the head 2 and the foot 3 are On imi. Sld with* a disegni@ hne'engagmg pivotally connected at 10, the line can be ad pgg lon mung 'a Conmuods Pelphell justed a little easier than Would vbe the case g th Th d t U f f t1 5. A clothes line fastener constructed as 95 o erWlSe' e a van abe m avm' o le set up in claim 3, and further characterized form Sh0Wn-n Figuretfthat it is Cheap: be* by the fact that the body is made up of a ing of one-piece construction. head and a foot, the head carrying the first The numeral marks a line that is eX- specified-projection at one end, andthe sec- 50 tended through the seat 5, cross-Wise of the ond-specified projection at the other, the 15'0 foot being engaged through the secondspecified projection.

6. A clothes line fastener comprising a body provided at one end and at a point be- 5 tween its ends With line-engaging projections, the axes of which are arranged at right angles to each other, the body being made up of a head and a foot, the head carryingr the irst-speciied projection at one end, and m the second-specified projection at the other,

the foot being pivotally mounted in the second-speciied projection. Y

7. A clothes line .fastener comprising a body provided at one end With a laterally eX- ]5 tended first line-engaging projection, and provided intermediate its ends With a second line-engaging .projection which is disposed approximately at rightangles to the first projection, the second projection extending 20 laterally far enough With respect to the body and being of such length and diameter that the bightvof line can be formed around it in a plane approximately parallel to the first projection When the ends of the line are 25 crossed upon the body, extended in opposite directions around the body, crossed again behind the first projection, and extended for- Wardly on opposite sides of the first projection. Y 3o Intestimony that I claim the foregoing as my own, I have hereto affixed my signature.v


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US4120077 *May 9, 1977Oct 17, 1978Roberton & SchwartzTie-down tensioning device
U.S. Classification24/129.00R
International ClassificationD06F53/00
Cooperative ClassificationD06F53/00
European ClassificationD06F53/00