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Publication numberUS1864379 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 21, 1932
Filing dateOct 17, 1930
Priority dateOct 17, 1930
Publication numberUS 1864379 A, US 1864379A, US-A-1864379, US1864379 A, US1864379A
InventorsTailor Humiag
Original AssigneeLeon Timourian
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Bath brush
US 1864379 A
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H. TAILOR BATH BRUSH June 21, 1932.

Filed Oct. 17. 1930 INVENTOR.


The present invention comprehends the provision of a bath brush which can be quickly and conveniently handled to efiectively rub the back of the user.

In carrying out my invention, I provide a brush for the above-mentioned purpose having a rigid handle associated with one end thereof, and an elastic element projecting from the other end and constituting a hand a hold, so that the brush can be moved in one direction by the handle and against the tension of the elastic element, and consequently returned to its normal position under the influence of the latter.

1.5 The nature and advantages of the inven- 220 nation and arrangement of parts as claimed.

In the drawing forming part of this application like numerals of reference indicate similar parts in the several views and wherein:

Figure 1 is a view in elevation of a brush constructed in accordance with one embodiment of the invention.

Figure 2 is a sectional view on line 2-2 of Figure 1.

Figure 3 is a sectional view on line 3-3 of Figure 1.

Referring to the drawing in detail, indicates a brush which may be of any suitable construction and which may also vary in cross sectional contour without departing from the inventive idea. As shown, however, the brush is of cylindrical outline and is supported at one end of a handle 11. This handle is preferably constructed of twisted wire which is passed centrally through the brush as shown, while the projecting portion of the handle is covered by a sleeve or covering of relatively soft material 12. The handle is also preferably provided with a knob 13 at its outer end. The lower end of the handle projects beyond the adjacent end of the brush 10 and is formed to provide a loop 14 to accommodate a ring 15 which latter is utilized so to support a flexible elastic element 16.

As hereinabove pointed out, the brush is;

primarily designed for bathing purposes, and can be very conveniently handled to scrub or rub the back of the user with a minimum of effort. It will be noted that the handle 11 is relatively long compared to thelength of the elastic element 16, so that when the brush is arranged upon the back of the user the handle 12 can be conveniently grasped by one hand, and the elastic element 16 held by the other hand. ment 16 by reason of its flexible nature al lows the user to arrange the brush at any desired position or location upon the back, and it is manifest that by'moving the brush in one direction through the instrumentalityof the handle 11, the element 16 will be placed under tension, so that the brush will be automatically moved in an opposite direction under the influence of the elastic element, and of course without the necessity ofmoving the hand which grasps the element 18. By reason of the construction illustrated and described the brush can be conveniently shifted and used in different positions to per- The ele-- mit the user to properly rub all parts of the? back.

While it is believed that from the fore going description the nature and advantages of the invention will be readily understood,

I desire to have it known that I do not limit ing the latter in one direction against the tension of said elastic element.

2. In combination, a brush, a loop arranged at one end thereof, a ring associated with said loop, an elastic element suspended from said ring and adapted to he held stationary by one hand of the user, a finger-engaging ring carried by the lower end of said elastic element, and a rigid handle projecting from (the opposite end of the brush for operating the brush in one direction against the tenslon of said elastic element.

In testimony whereof I affix my signature.


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U.S. Classification15/222
International ClassificationA46B5/02
Cooperative ClassificationA46B5/02
European ClassificationA46B5/02