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L. H. CARTER APPLICATION OF' INITIALS OR DESIGNS TO PURSES AND THE LTKE Filed Sept. 18 1929 iria vAlfy.;
Patented Apr. 149, 1932 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE LOUIS HAROLD GARTER, OF BARTON CROSS, TORQUAY, ENGLAND APPLICATION OF INITIALS 0R DESIGNS TO PURSES AND THE LIKE Application led September 18, 1929, Serial No.
This invention` relates' toa method of combining with a button fastener element a symbol or initial bearing element, and the object of the invention is to effect such a combination in an efficient and readily applied manner.
The invention comprises the combinat-ion with a button fastener element secured to a flexible support and having portions overhanging and spaced from said support, of a symbol bearing element overlying the normally exposed face of thek first element and means holding the second element in place; said means comprising a cap'of iieXible material surrounding the sides of the first element and having at one edge a flange overlying the edges of the second element and having at its outer edge a series of closely spaced fingers projecting into said space and engaging the overhanging portions of the first element.
In order that my invention may be clearly understood and readily carried into eect I have appended hereto a sheet of drawings illustrating embodiments of saine, and where- Fig. l is a face view showing my inventin applied to a push button.
Fig. 2 is a side elevation of Fig. l, and
Fig. 3 is a part sectional side elevation.
Referring to the drawings the invention is shown as applied in a convenient manner to the button part l of a push fastener in which a disc 2 of leather or other suitable material is laid over the face of the button 1 and secured by a metal, celluloid or other suitable frame 3 in the form of an annular cap having a shallow truncated conical or curved upper face 3a and a shallow cylindri-V cal side 3b. The side 3b is formed with a plurality of slits 4 producing lugs or ears 5 the free ends of which are bent inwards against the inner faceV of the button l as shown at 6.
It is preferred to interpose a disc 7 of celluloid or other suitable transparent material between the part 3a of the member 3 and the piece of material 2, the upper side of this piece of material 2 having printed, embossed 393,537, and in Great Britain October 8, 1928.
element in place; said means comprising a cap of flexible material surrounding the sides of the first element and having at one edge a flange overlying the edges of the second element and having at its other edge a series of closely spaced fingers projecting into said space and-engaging 'the overhanging portions of the first element.
' LOUIS HAROLD CARTER.