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Peienied Mer. 23, 1937 2,074,735 t UNITED STATES .PATENT OFFICE 2,074,735 APPLICATOR AND MASSAGING DEVICE A yJohn Puttcamp, La Jolla, Calif. ApplicationSeptember 16, 1935, Serial No. 40,739 1 Claim. (Cl. 12S- 67) This invention relates more specifically to a Fig. 7 is a view taken through a further modihand operated device for massaging and the aped form of the device. plication of facial or shaving creams to the face In a typical embodiment of the invention, l of a person.V designates a handle (preferably formed of An important object is to provide a device of Bakelite) in which is imbedded one end of 5 the character described, in which the applicator a spindle Il. The handle is slightly curved as or massaging member will evenly distribute indicated at Illa.
facial or shaving creams on the face, and which The spindle projects beyond the end of the will effectually soften the beard preparatory to handle and has a threaded portion indicated l0 a shaving operation. at l2 upon which is threaded a member I4 that 1o A further object is to provide a device of the serves to hold the head l5 against rotation when character described. in which the applicator will required the inner end being upset to prevent assume the correct angle to the face and neck disengagement of the handle I0 therefrom.
of the user, and will evenly distribute the Shav- Head I5 is substantially oval shape in longiing, or other cream. in any desired thickness, tudinal cross-section and is rotatably mounted 15 such asaround the upper lip, nose and chin. on the spindle, said head being held against A stili further object is to provide e. messaging Separation from the spindle by a mit le threaded device in which the surface of the rotatable on the outer end of the same and disposed in a massaging member or resilient covering therereCeSS formed in the head.
for is provided with spiral ridges or an irregular The outer end of the spindle is split and bent 20 `surface in order to evenly distribute the shaving apart as indicated at I1 to prevent dsengagey cream, and when used to massage, will increase ment of the nut from the same.
the circulation of blood at the surface of the Removably mounted on the head is a member skin. or casing 20 formed of resilient material, pref- Another object is to provide a device in which erably rubber, and has formed in its feee e 25 the handle is curved to t, between the rst and series of spiral ridges or contours indicated 2|, third finger of the hand of the user to enable which serve to aid in the appliatOn 0I Spreadthe rotating member to assume a correct posiine 0i brushless Shaving Cream evenly and in tion during the use of the device, any desired thickness over ones face. i
Another object is to provide a device in which When used aS an applicator, the head S adapt- 30 the applicator or massaging member is rotated to be dipped into a jar containing the shavabiy mounted and of such connguration that it ins Cream, then applied to the fece and rolled -will conform to the contour of the users face or Over the Same. neck, and which is covered with a detachable It will be particularly noted that due t0 the resilient member or covering that may be read- Shape 0f the head, it Will COIifOlm t0 the COHtOuI' 35 ily repIaced when Worn. of the face and neck and at any desired angle.
1 accomplish the above and other objects by Further it will be seen that due to the handle means of the device shown in the accompanying being Curved, it Will easily ft in the hand and drawing, in which thereby allow it to assume the correct position Fig. 1 is a side elevation of the improved ap- When in Us@ i 40 piieator emi messaging device according to the The devlce mei' be advantageously used to present invention massage the face or skin and when thus used the Fig. 2 is a longitudinal section taken on une head is adapted to beheld against rotation, this 2 2 of Fm 1 being efiected by turning the member I4 into en- 3 3 of gagement therewith. 4.5
Referring to the modication shown in Figs. 5 and 6, 22 designates the head or applicator, preferably formed of wood or similar material, t which is mounted on the tubular member or 111g l bearing 23, preferably formed of metal and 50 Fig. 5 iS a lerigltlldlnal SeCtlOn (partly 1H e16- Which rotatably engages the spindle Il, the conrvation) taken through 21 medied ferm 0f the struction otherwise being the same as described device. in the preceding figures.
Fig. 6 is a cross-section taken on line 6-6 of The construction shown in Fig. 7 is substan- Fig. 5. tially the same as that shown in Figs. 5 and 6, 55
Fig. 3 is a cross-section taken on line Fig. l.
l Fig. 4 is a view similar to Fig. 2, but showing the device as it appears when used for massagwith the exception that the spindle l2 is threadedly secured to the handle I0.
From the foregoing. it will be seen that the applicator is of simple construction, may be easily and cheaply produced, and is very elective in performing its intended function.
I claim: Y
An applicator and massaging device comprising a handle, a spindle mounted on the outer end of said handle, and in axial alinement therewith said spindle having a screw threaded inner end, a freely rotatable applicator head mounted on the outer end of said spindle, and a threaded nut mounted on the threaded inner end of the spindle for engaging the inner end of said applicator head to hold the same against rotation.