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Aug. 29, 1939 MO ES 2,171,311
EAR AND MOUTH TELEPHONE ATTACHMENT Filed Jan. 9, 1939 Patented Aug. 29, 1939 1 2,171,311
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,171,311 EAR. AND MOUTH TELEPHONE ATTACHMENT Joseph Moses, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Application January 9, 1939, Serial No. 249,951 1 Claim. (01. 2206) My invention relates to a device in the nature Secured to the ear loop C on the side of the of a partial facial mask adapted to engage over head used for the ear phone, is secured a textile the mouth and lower portion of the face and pad d formed with an aperture 6 to provide for loop over the ears for retaining in position. an unobstructed concentrated passage to the ear.
The device may be formed or stamped from Formed in the centre of the band A, in a posimetal or any suitable fibrous material, and in tion opposite to the mouth, is an aperture 1, for shape adapted; to conform with the contour of the purposeof facilitating the wearer of the dethe lower portion of the face, with means formed vice for readily and unobstructedly speaking into therewith for readily looping over the ears, tothe mouthpiece of the phone.
10 attach for using. Around the border of the aperture is ce- 10 An object of the device is for th purpose of merited a textile band g to concentrate and modeliminating surrounding noise when using the crate the voice of the user when speaking device such as in factories and other places where through the aperture.
excessive noises occur, also in households where Modification may be made in the shape and a radio is in use. construction of the device, without deviating The device is also an aid to those with defective from the nature of my invention. hearing. What I claim as my invention is:
In describing the invention references will be In a device of the class described, a band made to the attached drawing in which: formed and adapted to engage with the contour 20 Figure 1 is a view of a persons head with the of the lower portion of the face, loops formed on device attached, and the terminals of said band, said loops adapted Figure 2 is a perspective view of the device. to engage over the ears of the wearer for main- In the drawing, A designates a band shaped taining the device in position, textile pads seto conform with the contour of the mouth and cured over a portion of. said loops, one of said lower portion of the cheeks of a persons face. pads adapted to muflie noises to the ear, the other The band terminates in ear loops, C--C of said pads having an opening therein for the adapted to loop over the ears for readily attach use of an ear phone, an aperture formed in the ing and removing. centre of said band for speaking into the mouth- Cemented or otherwise secured on the inside piece of a phone, a textile band cemented around 30 of one of the ear loops C is a textile pad c to act the edge of said aperture for modulating the as a muffler to tend towards preventing noises voice when passing through the aperture. from reaching the ear, while the opposite ear is being used by an ordinary ear phone, JOSEPH MOSES.