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SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVE'R Filed Oct. 27, 1958 fiesi'de .Bend'u we Patented May 2, 1939 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVER Leslie D. Bendure, Seattle, Wash.
Application October 27, 1938, Serial No. 237,339
1 Claim. (Cl. 51-486) This invention relates to toilet articles and from the body or limbs of an individual and con more particularly an instrument for removing sists of a piece of material having a substantialsuperfiuous hair from the body or limbs of indily rectangular head 6 provided with a handle 1. viduals. The head 6, as illustrated in Figs. 1 and 2, is
The primary object of this invention resides adapted to be covered by a sleeve 8 of suitable in the provision of an instrument for removing material having its outer surfaces coated or superfluous hair from the limbs or body of an otherwise treated with an abrasive substance 9 individual by a harmless abrasive carried thereby. and is herein retained on the head through the Another object of this invention resides in the instrumentality of a bead l0, formed along its 10 provision of an instrument of this character open edge, adapted to seat in a groove it formed 10 preferably of paddle configuration to permit a in the head and, while this method is employed secure grip thereof with either hand so it can to secure the sleeve on the head, it is to be unbe readily applied to any part of the body in rederstood such other methods of securing the same moving superfluous hair. to the head may be employed as come within A further object of this invention resides in the scope of the claims. 15 the provision of an instrument of this charac- Fig. 3 of the drawing discloses a similarly ter adapted to be operated in a circular or other shaped instrument having the opposite sides of motion in removing superfluous hair from the its head coated, impregnated or otherwise treatbody or limbs. ed with an abrasive substance indicated at I5 A still further object of this invention is the and, while the abrasive is herein recited as be- 20 provision of an attractive instrument of this ing on both sides of the instrument, it is within character adapted to remove superfluous hair the purview of this invention to dispose it on from the body or limbs without irritation of the one side only. skin. With this invention fully set forth it is mani- Aside from the above objects this invention refest that an instrument for removing superfluous 25 sides in the provision of an instrument of this hair from the body or limbs of an individual is character which when operated produces no provided and, through the simplicity of the conodors and remains in a sanitary condition. struction thereof, the same can be cheaply man- With these and other objects in view this inufactured and sold at a reasonable price. vention resides in certain novel features of con- Having thus described my invention, what I 30 struction and arrangement of elements to be claim and desire to protect by Letters Patent is: hereinafter set forth in the specification, illus- As a new article of manufacture, an instrutrated in the accompanying drawing and pointment for removing hair from the body and limbs ed out in the claim and, while this disclosure of a person comprising a body of this material depicts my present conception of the invention, having opposed flat faces and consisting of a 35 the right is reserved to resort to such changes substantially rectangular head merging at its in construction and arrangement of elements as rear end into a handle extending rearwardly come within the scope of the claim. from the head longitudinally thereof midway the In the accompanying drawing forming a part width of the head, the head being formed adof this application. jacent its rear end with a continuous groove ex- 40 Fig. l is a plan view of a hair removing instrutending on both sides and ends thereof, a sleeve ment construction in accordance with this invenof flexible material fitting snugly about the head tion. in enclosing relation thereto and being closed at Fig. 2 is a longitudinal sectional view thereof its front end, the rear end of said sleeve being approximately on line 2-2 of Fig. 1. open for insertion of the head and about its 45 Fig. 3 is a sectional view of a modified form of rear end having a beaded rear marginal edge the instrument showing the abrasive substance fitting snugly into said groove to hold the sleeve impregnated therein. in place about the head, and a coating of fine In the present embodiment of this t on, abrasive material for the outer surface of said the numeral 5 des a n general, an instrusleeve constituting hair removing means. 50
ment preferably for removing superfluous hair LESLIE D. BENDURE.