US 2189892 A
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Feb. 13, 1940. H. D. FOX
HEAD PROTECTOR Filed July 29, 1959 3 Sheets-Sheet 1 Attorney;
Feb. 13, 1940. I H, D,v Fox 2,189,892
HEAD PROTECTOR Filed July 29, 1939 3 Sheets-Sheet 2 Inventor Aiiorneus Feb. 13, 1940. 3, ox
I HEAD PROTECTOR Filed July 29, 1959 r 3 Sheets-Sheet 3 Inventor Hamidflfi'az Attorneys of the outfit. V I I Figure 2 is a side elevational view.
Patented Feb. 13,1940
UNITED STATE 1 Claim.
This invention appertains to head protectors for guards for protecting the face and the rest of the head against parasites, such as flies mosquitoes, rodents and like obnoxious creatures. I
The principal object of the present invention is permit the wearer to have access to his nose and to permit eating whenever desired without removing the protector from his head.
Other objects and advantages of the invention will become apparent to the reader of the following specification.
In the drawings; Figure 1 represents a Figure 4 is a horizontal fragmentary sectional view on the line 4-4 of Figure 1.
. Figure 5 is a horizontal sectional view taken substantially on the line 5-5 of Figure 2.
Figure 6 is an inside elevational view ofthe nose and mouth frame.
Figure 7 is a fragmentary detailed sectional view on the line 'I--I of Figure 1.
Figure 8 is a fragmentary detailed sectional view.
Figure 9 is a fragmentary rear elevational view. I Referring to the drawings wherein like numerals designate like parts, it can be seen that numeral 5 denotes a hat structure consisting of the crown 6 and brim I.
Numeral 8 generally refers to the protector which consists of a mesh encasement 9 encircling the head horizontally and being connected at its upper edge by a multiple fastener I9 such as is known on the market as a Talon or through the enclosure 9 and a cape structure I3 front elevational view PATENT OFFICE 2,189,892 v nEAnrnoTEo'ron Harold David Fox, Pontiac, Mich Application July 29, 1939, Serial No. 287,421
g which depends from the lower. edge of the enclosure 9. The edge portions of the cape and enclosure 9 are normally closed by a second multiple fastener I4. i I
The cape l3 has arm openings I5 and these openings are bridged by straps I6 which can extend under the arm-pits as disclosed in Figure 2' to prevent rising of the apron structure I3.
The portion of the enclosure 9 at the front thereof has an opening which is afforded for the purpose of permitting smoking, eating, etc. In-
side of this opening and secured to the edge portion of the enclosure 9 is the nose and mouth frame denoted by numeral IT. This frame I! as shown in Figure 6 has the upper constricted portion [8 in which is a tapered recession I9 to accommodate the upper portion of the nose.
The lower portion has the indentation 29 and this is relatively broad compared with the recession I9 so as to accommodate the chin por-.-
tion of the wearer.
A substantially rectangular-shaped frame 2I is built into the enclosure 9 just above the nose and mouth frame I1 and this frame is intended to pass in front of both eyes of the wearer and to have a pane 22 of celluloid or some other suitable transparent material installedtherein and held by suitable clips 23. Suitable attaching means 24 is provided between the edge portion of the enclosure 9 and the rib 25 of the frame IT for holding the window frame 2I in position.
A closure is provided for the front portion of the frame I! and this consists of the frame 26 of substantially the same conformation as the frame l1 and this has the mesh filler 21. The
' lower portion of this frame 26 is hingedly con nected as at 28 to the lower portion of the frame I]. A tape 29 extends around the frame 26 and is connected by the multiple fastener 99 to the tape 3| on the frame I '1. Obviously, by actuating the slider of the multiple fastener .39, the frame 26 can be unloosened so that it can be dropped down toward the chest of the wearer to permit the wearer to enjoy smoking, eating or other access to his face.
While the foregoing specification sets forth the invention in specific terms, it is to be understood that numerous changes in the shape, size and materials may be resorted to without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention as claimed hereinafter,
Having described the claimed as new is;
A head protector comprising a hat structure invention, what is including a brim, a head-enclosing structure of nection between the upper edge of the headforaminous material depending from the brim, enclosing structure and the brim of the hat, a
said head-enclosing structure including a face nose and mouth encompassing frame built in the section, removable connections between the face face section, a movable closure for the said 5 section and the head-enclosing structure proper, frame.
a window in the face section, a detachable con- HAROLD DAVID FOX.