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Publication numberUS2046642 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 7, 1936
Filing dateSep 6, 1935
Priority dateSep 6, 1935
Publication numberUS 2046642 A, US 2046642A, US-A-2046642, US2046642 A, US2046642A
InventorsLynch Therl C
Original AssigneeLynch Therl C
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Spring for fruit and flower cutters
US 2046642 A
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July 7, 1936. T. c. LYNCH SPRING FOR FRUIT AND FLOWER CUTTERS Filed Sept. 6, 1955 lnvenlor 172.421? [fly]? 6'72 ltomey Patented July 7, 1936 2,046,642

UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE SPRING FOR FRUIT AND FLOWER CUTTERS Therl C. Lynch, Kelseyville, Calif. Application September 6, 1935, Serial No. 39,489 1 Claim. (01. 30-24) This invention relate to n impr ve p n B so as to hold the cutter with the jaws sepafor fruit and flower cutters or clippers, the genrated and during movement of the handles of the eral object of the invention being to provide a cutter this part 1 will slide on the part B so spring of great strength and including a coil and that the spring will hold the cutter open with but arms with means for anchoring one arm to one little strain on the spring. 5 of the members of the cutter, the other arm hav- This spring will last a long time whereas the i Sliding movement 0n the other memberusual springs used with devices of this type often This invention also consists in certain other break one or more times each day, this Springfeatures of construction and in the combination fitting in the recesses formed in the handle parts 0 and arrangement of several parts, to be hereinand which is shown in Figure after g de scribe% g 'gi in 3 2? gfig It is thought from the foregoing description ig ggg 23 22;}? spec c y po 6 that the advantages and novel features of the tion will be readily apparent. In describing the invention in detail, reference mver} will be had to the accompanying drawing wherein It Is to be undeystwd changes 11,194,198 made 15 like characters denote like or corresponding parts m the constructlon and m the combmatlon and throughout the several views and in arrangement of the several parts, provided that Figure 1 is an elevation showing the improved Such changes fall Wlthln the Scope of t apspring attached to a clipper or cutter. p d d 0 mm. Figure 2 is a section on the line 2-2 of Figure 1. What is claimed 1s:- 20

Figure 3 is a plan View of the spring itself. A spring attachment for clippers of the pivotal As shown in the drawing, I provide a spring A handles type comprising a split clamp band for which consists of the coiled part I and the arms encompassing one handle of a clipper and having 2 and 3. The coiled part I is placed on the inner a screw whereby the ends of the band may be edge of one of the members B of the clipper or brought together for snugly holding the band 25 cutter C with the arm 2 clamped to a side edge around the handle, said band being provided with of the member B by a clamp 4 and with the hooka transverse corrugation, a coiled spring having a shaped ends 5 of the arm 2 fitting in a recess 6 pair of leg extensions, one of said leg extensions in the inner edge of the member B. The other being provided with a laterally disposed portion arm 3 is bent at substantially right angles as for engaging the inner side of one handle, the 30 shown at 1 and slides on the inner edge of the other leg of the spring being disposed through the member B. corrugation of the clamp and being provided at its Thus it will be seen that the arm 2 and the coiled free end with a hook for engaging over the corpart I are held on the member B while the other responding handle. arm has its part 1 pressing against the member 'I'HERL C. LYNCH. 35

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US3521510 *May 22, 1968Jul 21, 1970Crescent Niagara CorpSpring opened pliers
US5203084 *Mar 20, 1992Apr 20, 1993Pei-Ken LuiStructure for scissors with pincer-clip
US5214854 *Mar 30, 1992Jun 1, 1993Mehaz International, Inc.Spring-biased nipper
US8671579 *Jun 12, 2007Mar 18, 2014Gustav Klauke GmbhPair of cutting jaws
US20080072436 *Jun 12, 2007Mar 27, 2008Egbert FrenkenPair of cutting jaws
U.S. Classification30/186, 30/261
International ClassificationA01G3/02, A01G3/00
Cooperative ClassificationA01G3/02
European ClassificationA01G3/02