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Publication numberUS231999 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 7, 1880
Publication numberUS 231999 A, US 231999A, US-A-231999, US231999 A, US231999A
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External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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(No Model.)


Suspender Clasp.

' No. 231,999., Patented Sept. 7,1880.




SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 231,999, dated September '7, 1880.

(No model.)

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that 1, CHARLES H. CLEVE- LAND, of Caddo parish and State of Louisiana, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Suspeiuler-Olasps; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, which will enable others skilled in the art to which it apperlains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, which form a part of this specification.

Figure 1 is a perspective view of a pair of suspenders equipped with my improved clasp. Fig. 2- is a detail view of the clasp detached, and Fig. 3 is a detail view of a modification of my improved clasp.

In the several abovedescribed figures cor responding parts are denoted by like letters of reference.

This invention relates to an iniprovementin suspenderclasps, which is especially adapted for and applicable to the improved suspenders for which Letters Patent of the United States were granted to myself on the 1st day ot'Jnly, 1868, No. 80,142; and it consists, essentially, in providing such clasps (which are to be made of metal) with diagonal slots to receive the straps, which are thus caused to project in the exact direction or directions in tended, substantially as I shall now proceed fully to describe with reterence to the drawings, in which A represents the suspenders, the lower converging ends of which are provided with clasps 13, having at their upper ends diagonal slots 0 (J, for the attachment. of the said converging suspel'iderends. The said clasp is provided with a vertical eye-slot, D, to receive the button E upon the lower clasp, F. This latter clasp is provided with two diagonal slots, G G, and one horizontal slot, H, to receive, respectivel y, the diverging straps I I, having buttonholes for attachment to the pantaloon-buttons, and the strap J, having a button-hole or other suitable means for attachmentto the drawers of the wearer.

From the foregoing description the opera tion and advantages of my invention will be readily understood. The Suspender ends and straps are readily attached in the diagonal slots ot the clasps from which they project in the exact direction required, t-husinsuring convenience, strength, and comfort.

Instead of the slot-and -button fastening shown in Fig. 3, a hook-and-slot fastening may be used between the clasps, as shown in Fig. 3 of the drawings.

Having thus described my invention, Iclaim and desire to secure by Letters Patent of the United States- As an improvement in suspeuder-clasps, the combination, with the upper clasp, B, having diagonal slots 0 C, of the lower clasp, F, having diagonal slots G G and horizontal slot H, located between the lower converging ends of said slots G, the two adapted to be connected, substantially as and for the purpose set forth.

In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own I have hereto affixed my signature in presence of two witnesses.


Witnesses R. I. B. SWEARINGUE, R. 0. Stats.

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US4194273 *Feb 21, 1978Mar 25, 1980Williams Ross SAttachment for fishing lines and tackle
Cooperative ClassificationA41F19/00