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Publication numberUS1934653 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 7, 1933
Filing dateJul 1, 1933
Priority dateJul 1, 1933
Publication numberUS 1934653 A, US 1934653A, US-A-1934653, US1934653 A, US1934653A
InventorsJames H Arthur
Original AssigneeErnest E Weller, Rau Fastener Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Ornamental device
US 1934653 A
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Nov. 7, 1933- J. H. ARTHUR ORNAMENTAL DEVICE Filed July l, 1933 /45 vivai f INVENTOR. .JZ/fies //f'a ATTORNEYS.

`25- Another object of the invention is the pro- 50- Y Fig. 8 isa sectional view thereof.

- 55 Fig. 12 'is a sectional View thereof.

Patented Nov. 7, 1933 Y *i n NETE@ STATES FQEN' @FFME 1,934,65 l i I i y Y ORNAMEN'rin.-nnvion James H. Arthun'lrovidence, R. 1., assigner, by direct and mesne assignments, of one-half to Rau Fastener Company, a 'corporation of Rhode island, and one-half to Ernest E. AWeller, lrovidence, R. I.

Application July 1, 1933. serial No. 678,686 11 claims. (o1. LiL-35i) This invention relates to an ornament, andhas Fig. 13 is a plan View of the securingfplate for one of its objects the provision of a device shown in Figs. 9-and 10 and fastening device which may belreadily matched up to other ornashown in Figs. 11 and 12 assembled. mental trimmings upon the part upon which it Fig.4 14 is a central sectionall view of the is-to be mounted. n structure shown in Fig. 13. Y 60 Another object of the invention is the pro- Fig. 15 is a sectional vieW ofthe complete vision of a device which is formed of different Ornament. 1 p pieces, one part with a two part fastener mount-l Fig. 16 is'an elevation of the headed spur or ed in position -on the piece which is to carry it `tack for securing the ornament to a garmenty or 10 prioi` to the assembly of the pieces of the device. other par-tvupon which it is to be mounted. 65

Another object of the invention is the pro- Fig. 17 is a top plan View ofan ornament of vision of an ornament which may be completely a modiiied form from that shown in Figs. 1 and 2. assembled with the exception of aheaded lockingy Fig. 18 is a sectional View on line 18-1Sof spur or barb prior to its attachment in position Figli. n y

a shoe so that it may be quickly and f In the use of ornaments upon shoes it has been 70 readily attached to a shoe in any position which freqnentiy necessary in order to secure apart is desired, on the vampof the shoe to provide a U-shaped Another object of the invention is the proclamp which will engage either side of the vamp vision of a two part securing device With one and slide on overL the edge thereof, the clamp 20' part mounted in position on the back of a small being exposed to Viewv and somewhatunsgh'ly. 75 ornament and of such a construction, the other In other instances, in order to securean ornament part may be assembled therewith without the in place it haslbeen necessary to providesome use of an anvil for deflecting the other part of anvil so that .the pat'whoh pierces the` shoe th Ydevice for Securing the Same in position, y Will be d elecled all Of which requires COnSiderable space. Furthen it is usual to provide such secur- 801 vision of a fastener which may be positioned on ine device upon a single beek plete' requiring the diiferent sizes of ornaments without the necesprovision 0f a set of tools for each size of ornasity of providing a set of tools for each different ment or back plate pOV-ed, and in 'orderthat a simple and inexpensive ornament may be prof size.

` Another'object of the invention is the provided, Ihave formed a body of any desired shape 85j vision of an ornament which will carry the socket out out to provide a face opening `and -have part of the securing device so that the spur which mOUmed my Ornament-a1 part S0 that it may r`be it receives will be entirely concealed and hiddenV @XDOSGd thrOilSh this Opening and ,provided a within-the device after being mounted in po-` backing plate whichserves to force the orna- Y sition. ment intothe desired position, such asprotrud- 90 With these" and other objects in view, thel ining it through the opening and then providing an vention consists p of certain novel features" ofv additional plete which Carries my securing or fesconstruction,` as will be more fully described, and toning device by which arrangement I may mOilrlt.

particularly pointed out in the appended claims. one part'of the fastener on this Securing plate 4 0 In the accompanying drawing: which will receive and securely Ahold the otherl 95y Fig. l is a side elevation of my ornament. part of thefastener thereto andlF have chosenra v diaphragm type of fastener for the socket, and

mounted upon a shoe'. n L a Fig. 2 is a sectional View on line 2--2 of Fig. 1. have provided a spur to engage this diaphragm Fig. 3 is a plan view of the body part of the WhCh Spui may peYC@ the Shoe O1 0'61161 Dart With Y ornament. A a head for holding it in position ror I may assemble 100 Fig. 4 is a sectional view thereof. Y the ornament with anadditional ornamental part Fig. 5 is a plan View of the ornamental disc. prior to mounting it in position,V all of which Fig. 6 is a sectional view thereof. is accomplished after the shoe is finished sothat Fig. '7 is a plan view of the backing plate.'V it may be readily and quickly positioned as 'de- Y siredyand have chosen as an ornament which Fig. 9 is a plan view of the securing plate. willbe positioned to be exposed through' the Fig. 10` is a central sectional view thereof. opening in the body, a piece of material which Fig; 11 is an end View of the :socket part ofV will conform to the general ornamental scheme ofv I trimming which is formed on the shoe whereby a harmonious appearance and common ornamental 1.10

the fastening device.

,f over as at 45 to clinch forcefthe ornamental ply of spur, as illustrated in theme is had between the ornament and the remainder of the shoe such as is desired in the trade, and the following is a detailed description of the present embodiment of this invention illustrating the preferred means by which these advantageous results may be accomplished.

With reference to the drawing, 2i) designates a pump or slipper having a heel 2l and ornamental trimming strips 22 on the body portions of the slipper with similar ornamental strips 23 adjacent the toe thereof, while on the vamp I have mounted an ornament designated 24 having a central ornamental portion 25 and a portion of a bow 26 with additional trimming 2'? and have formed the portions 22, 23, 25 and 26 all of a similar embossed leather so that the entire ornamental theme of the shcewillvbe carried out even in the ornament which I have provided.

This ornament designated generally'24 consists of a body' 28 having an open face 29 with a flange 30 extending rearwardly from the face of this body. Within this body, I have positioned an ornamental layer orlsheet 3l which is here illustrated as embossed leather which is of a size larger than the opening 29 in the face of the body and is of a size to t within the ange 3i). Back of this ornamental layer 31 there is positioned a'metal plate of relatively vstiff material designated32 which is domed or bulging as at 33 and which will force the leather sheet 31 out-` wardly so as to conform generally to the shape of the plate 33 and thus extend through the opening as ati34, see Fig. l5.

Back of this plate 33 there is provided a wall or plate 35'which may be of cardboard or any suitable material, which if soft will be easy to work, it being merely required that it be suiiciently stiff and rigid to maintain its general shape. This securing plate is of substantially the f size and shape of the body to snugly fit within the flange 30, and is provided with an opening 36 to receive the socket part of the fastening device.

The socket part of this fastening device con-- sists of a tubular eyelet 37 rolled outwardly at one i end to provide a flange 38. Upon this flange and extending across the end of the eyelet there is a diaphragm 39 havingan opening 40 with slits 41 extending outwardly therefrom in a generally, radially direction. This diaphragm is of stiff tempered material such as steel and these slits provide gripping fingers 42. This diaphragm is held in position across the end of the tubular eyelet by a cap 43 having an opening 44 therein of a size larger than the opening and rolled the cap in place and hold the diaphragm tightly in position.

This socket is positioned through the opening 36 in the securing plate with the cap part 43 env gaging the outer surface thereof after which Y the tubular part is rolled over as at 46 to secure this part of the socket in position. The securing plate is then positioned back of the domed or shaping plate 33 and the flange 30 is rolled over as at 4'7 to lock all of these parts in position and embossed leather outwardly, as illustrated in Fig. 15.

- The ornament thus assembled may be then mounted either directly on the shoe or upon some additional ornamental part by means of a tack or spur 48 having a head 49. For instancaas shown in Fig. l, there is a bow piece of material 27 and a second piece of material 26, both posi-l tioned back of the ornament 24 with the fabric of the shoe 20 also back of the ornament, while the Fig. '16, is passed through all of these parts and into the socket to spread the gripping fingers 42, as illustrated at 50, in Fig. 2, so that these will tightly grip and bite into the spur 48 to prevent it from being withdrawn from position and thus lock all of these parts shown in Fig. 2 in assembled relation.

In some instances, it is desired to provide a duplication of the parts 26 and 2'? on the other side of the ornament and I have illustrated this generally in Figs. 17 and 18 by part 51 corresponding to the part 27 and a second part of the bow 52 corresponding to the part 26 of the ornament shown in Fig. l. These parts 51 and 52 are assembled with an elastic strap 53 by means of the spur 43 and its head 49 to hold the ornament 54 as an assembled unit with these parts describedafter which this ornament may be secured toa .shoe in an accustomed manner by just stretching the elastic strap 53 tothe edges of the body of the shoe and there attaching it these arrangements a shoe maybe complctelyV finished and the ornament positioned in piace by simply inserting a tack through the shoe and forcing the spur of the tack into the diaphragm assembly on 'the ornament also formed as a complete unit and assembled onthe shoe, and by 'the socket being provided in the ornament the spur is completely housed, therein leaving no parts to abrade the garment of the wearer or parts of the body.

The foregoingy description is directed solely towards the-construction illustrated, but I desire it to be understood that I reserve the privilegeof resorting to all the mechanical changes to which thev evice is susceptible, the invention being Clefined and limited only by the terms of the appended claims.

- I claim:

.1. An ornamental device comprising a body having an. open face, an ornament exposed through said open face, a backing plate, a securing plate spaced therefrom, means for securing said body andv plate together, a two-part fastener having one partmounted on said securing plate andthe other part adapted to engage vtherewith and hold the device on a part on which it is to be mounted. l

2. An ornamental device comprising a body having an open face and a peripheral flange, an ornamentk within said flange exposed through said open face, la backing plate, a securing plate spaced therefrom, said flange being rolled over said plates to hold them together, a two-part fastener having one part mounted on said securing plate and the other part adapted to engage therewith and holdthe device on the part on which it is to be mounted.

3. An ornamental device comprising a body having an open face, an ornament exposed through said open face, a backing plate, a'securing plate spaced therefrom, means for securing said body and plate together, a two-part fastener, one part comprising a clinching diaphragm provided on the securing plate, and the other part a spur adapted to be engaged by said clinching diaphragm and to pierce the part on which the device is to be mounted, a head on said spur for engaging the side of the pierced part distant from said diaphragm to secure the ornament in mounted position.

4. An ornamental device comprising a body havingan open face Vand a peripheral flange, an ornament within said ange exposed through said open face-a backing plate, a securing plate spaced therefrom, said fiange being rolled `over said plates to hold them together, a two-part fastener comprising a clinching diaphragm provided on the securing plate and a spur adapted to be engaged by said clinching diaphragm andl to pierce the part' in which the device is to be mounted, a head on said spur for engaging the side of the pierced part distant from said diaphragm to secure the ornament in mounted position.

5. An ornament comprising a body having an open face, an ornament exposed through said open face, a plate back of the same and spaced therefromandA secured to said body, aV tubular eyelet through said plate, a diaphragm having an opening with slits to divide the stock about the opening into gripping fingers, means for mounting said diaphragm across the end of said eyelet, and a headed spur adapted to `be gripped by the diaphragm to hold the ornament in desired position.

6. An ornamental device comprising a body having an open face, an ornament bound at its edges and protruding throughsaid vopen' face, a plate secured to said body, and means for mounting said device on a desired support.

7. An ornamental device compri having an open face, an ornament bound at its edges and protruding through said open face, a plate conforming to the shape of said ornament and maintaining the same in position and a twopart fastener having one part secured tofsaid device, and the other part securable to the first part for mounting the ornamental device in position. l

8. Anornament comprising a body having an open face, an ornament exposed through said open face, a domed plate back of the'same and a sing a body flat plate back of the domed plate, means for securing said plates to said body, a tubular eyelet through said flat plate and housed in the space between said plates, a diaphragm having an opening withslits tordivide the stock about the opening into grpping fingers, means for mounting said diaphragm across the end of said eyelet, and a headed spur adapted to be gripped by the ydiaphragm to hold the ornament in desired position, said spur being housed within saidV tubular eyelet. Y

9. An ornamental device comprising a button body having an open face, an ornamental insert in said body'exposed through said open face, additional ornamental material back of said button body and extending outwardly beyond the edges thereof, and means for securing said additionalornamental material and body in assembled relation. Y

10. .An vornamental device comprising a button body having an open face, an ornamental insert in said. body exposed through said open face, additional ornamental material back of said button body and extending outwardly beyond the edges thereof, and means for securing said additional ornamental material and button body in 'assembled relation, said additional ornamental material and the material exposed through` said open face being ofthe same ornamental theme.

l1. ornamentation for a shoe comprising ornamental strips of material positioned as trimming on the shoe, and an attachable vamp button having an open face with ornamental material exposed therethrough and conforming in ornamental theme to the said trimming material on said shoe.

- JAMES H. ARTHUR.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification24/90.5, 24/113.00R, 40/315, 63/26
International ClassificationA43B23/24
Cooperative ClassificationA43B3/0078, A43B23/24
European ClassificationA43B3/00S80, A43B23/24