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T WATCH BANDS AND CHAINS June 11, 1935. G. w. BEST ORNAMENTAL LINK RECEPTACLE FOR WRIS Filed Feb. 13, 1934 Patented June 11, 1935 7" j I UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE ORNAMENTAL LINK RECEPTACLE FOR WRIST WATCH BANDS AND CHAINS George Washington Best, Reidsville, N. 0.
Application February 13, 1934, Serial No. 711,019
1 Claim. (01. 24-265) This invention relates to new and useful im- At one end of the link plate 8 there is provided provements in an ornamental link receptacle for a pair of laterally disposed bosses Ill-10 ex- Wrist watches, bands and chains, the same havtending in opposite directions for snug disposiing as its principal object the provision of a tion between the ears 66 of the watch case.
receptacle like link for use in conjunction with Extending transversely through the plate 8 at 5 the afore-mentioned article wherein jewels, inthis end of the same and through the bosses signia, tokens, monograms, seals, charms and Ill|ll is a bore. A pin II can extend through various other ornamental elements can be placed. the apertured ears and through the bore at this Another important object of the present inend of the plate for pivotally connecting the a 10 vention is to provide a receptacle like link of link plate to the watch. 10 the character specified which will permit charms, The remaining end of the plate 8 is provided insignia and other elements to be worn without with a pair of spaced ears I which are aperlikelihood of being lost or mislaid as frequently tured to take a pin which can pass through the occurs when these articles are worn at different barrel portion IQ of the wrist band 5..
points about the body. In the socket 9 of. the plate can be placed 15 Other important objects and advantages of the a monogram insert [1. invention will become apparent to the reader While the foregoing specification sets forth the of the following specification. invention in specific terms, it is to be under- In the drawing: stood that numerous changes in the shape, size, Figure 1 represents a top plan view of one of and materials may be resorted to without de- 20 the link members with the insert .removed. parting from the spirit and scope of the inven- Figure 2 represents an edge elevational view tion as claimed hereinafter. of the link. Having described the invention what is claimed Figure 3 represents a top plan view showing as new is: the link connected to a watch and a wrist band. A link member for wrist watches comprising a 25 Figure 4 represents a longitudinal sectional plate having a pocket therein, the plate at the view of the link taken substantially on the line wall of the pocket being undercut, an ornamental 4-4 of Figure 1 showing the insert in place. insert for disposition in the pocket to engage Referring he wing wherein like nuwith the wall thereof, a pair of longitudinally merals designate like parts, it can be seen that projecting and apertured ears at one end of the 30 numeral 5 represents a wrist watch of convenplate and a pair of laterally disposed cars at tional design provided at each edge with a pair the opposite end of the plate, said plate being of apertured and spaced ears 66. provided with a transverse bore extending Numeral 1 refers generally to the novel link through the last mentioned ears. structure which consists of a longitudinally curved 35 plate 2 having an undercut depression 9 therein. GEORGE WASHINGTON BEST;