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Publication numberUS1847668 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 1, 1932
Filing dateJan 15, 1931
Priority dateJan 15, 1931
Publication numberUS 1847668 A, US 1847668A, US-A-1847668, US1847668 A, US1847668A
InventorsReh Mathias
Original AssigneeReh Mathias
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1847668 A
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March 1, 1932.


BRUSH Filed Jan. 15, 1951 INVENTOR MaikiagRe/z.


BRUSH Application filed January 15, 1931.

This invention relates to new and useful improvements in brushes such as clothes brushes or shoe brushes, and has among its several objects to provide a brush having a readily accessible compartment for carrying various accessories such as a shoe horn, a button hook, needles, thread, thimble, and so forth, or a tube of shoe polish and a shoe Y shining rag; to provide such a brush which 1"" is composed of but few parts and is therefore simple in construction and cheap to manufacture. i

In the accompanying drawings:

Figure 1 is a perspective view of a brush constructed in accordance with my invention;

Figure 2 is a vertical longitudinal section therethrough; and

Figure 3 is a vertical cross section thereof. Referring to the accompanying drawings,

' my invention comprises a brush such as a clothes brush or a shoe brush which includes a back A formed from a sheet of relatively stiff material such as celluloid and pressed to form a bottom 5, sides 66, andends 7-7,

the bottom being formed with a plurality of openings 8. Disposed within the hollow back A is a receptacle B which is formed from a sheet of relatively stiff material such as celluloid and includes a bottom 9, side walls 1010, and end walls 1111. This receptacle, like the back A, is pressed into shape and is nested within said back, the side walls 1010 bearing against the side walls 66 of the back and the end walls 1l-11 bearing against the end Walls 77 of the back. The bottom 9 of the receptacle B is pressed above the bottom 5 of the back, and located therebetween is a block 12 of plastic material. A plurality of bristles 13 extends outwardly through the openings 8 of the back and have their inner ends firmly anchored in the plastic block 12. The upper edges of the backv A and the receptacle B are disposed in flush r relation. A cover- G which is also from a sheet of relatively stiff material such as celluloid is pressed into shape to form a top 14,

side walls 1515, and end walls 1616. The cover C fits over the back A and the walls of Serial No. 509,007.

cessible receptacle for containing various accessories, and which is extremely simple in constructlon and 1s cheap'to manufacture.

I cla1m:

In a brush, the combination with a hollow back consisting of relatively stiff material and having a perforated bottom; of a receptacle consisting of relatively stiff material and having a bottom, said receptacle being nested within the hollow back and rigidly secured thereto with the bottom of the receptacle spaced above the bottom of the back; a' block within the back and below the bottom of the receptacle; a plurality of bristles extending outwardlythrough the perforations of the bottom and having their inner ends secured in said block; and a removable cover for the back and receptacle frictionally engagin the outer faces of the side walls and end wal s of the back.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto sub scribed my name.


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US2546291 *May 9, 1947Mar 27, 1951John G BaumgartnerSurgical hand brush
US2641014 *Apr 19, 1950Jun 9, 1953Hanlon & Goodman CoBrush having an internal anchor for securing the bristles within the ferrule
US3093855 *Jun 8, 1962Jun 18, 1963Zylon Products Co IncSurgical hand brush
US5052070 *Sep 20, 1988Oct 1, 1991Alkinco (Alfred Klugmann International Corporation)Hairbrush
US6233771 *Jan 17, 1997May 22, 2001The Procter & Gamble CompanyStain removal device
U.S. Classification15/159.1, 26/27, 15/193, 15/143.1
International ClassificationA46B9/00
Cooperative ClassificationA46B9/00
European ClassificationA46B9/00