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9 www @@GGO@ l. STOECKERT Filed Dec. 15, 1942 SANITARY DETACHABLE POCKET Nov. 27, 1945.
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Application December 15, 1942, Serial No. 469,137
This invention relates to a detachable pocket for trousers, and one of the objects of the invention.is to provide a trousers with a series of buttons arranged along the inner side of the waist band of the trousers, and along the side seam thereof, and a pocket having a series of button holes along the upper edge thereof to receive the buttons of the waist band, and a series of button holes in the side walls of the pockets to receive the button holes of the side seam thereof, so that the pocket may be freely used in the normal manner when fully coupled to the buttons, and when useless for furthersatisfactory service may be discarded and a new pocket placed in position by the user, without the aid of an experienced tailor.
With the above and other objects in view the invention comprises certain new and useful constructions, combinations and arrangements of parts, clearly described in the following specification, and fully illustrated in the accompanying drawing, in which:
Fig. 1 is a fragmentary view of a trousers, showing the pocket partly connected to the trousers buttons.
Fig. 2 is a transverse sectional view, taken on line 2-2 of Fig. l, looking in the direction of the arrows.
Fig. 3 is a fragmentary view of the trousers, showing the pocket connected to all of the buttons of the trousers, but one wall of the pocket shown folded to open position,.fully disconnected from all buttons.
Fig. 4 is a transverse sectional view thereof.
Fig. 5 is a fragmentary View of the trousers, showing the pocket fully connected to all buttons thereof.
Fig. 6 is a vertical sectional view, taken on line 6-6 of Fig. 5, looking in the direction of the arrows.
Referring to the accompanying drawing, which illustrates the invention, I5 designates a portion of a trousers, which is provided with the usual waist band I6, and a side edge seam I'I.
The edge seam I1 is provided with the usual pocket opening 23, bounded on the one side by the edge 23a and on the other by the edge 23h.
A series of buttons 25 are secured to the inner side of the waist band I6, in a horizontal row, and to one side of the pocket opening 23. Against the inner side of the edge 23a a strip 26 is secured by stitching, and this strip is provided with a vertical row of buttons 21. Against th edge 23D a strip 28 is secured by stitching and this strip is provided with a vertical row of buttons 29 and a parallel row of buttons 30.
The pocket includes the side walls 33 and 34, which are connected to each other by the fold 32, and the lower edge portions of the side walls 33 and 34 are connected to each other by the stitching 32a, which extends along the side edges for a limited distance.
The upper horizontal edges of the side walls 33 and 34 are formed with button holes 39 and 38, respectively, which are adapted to engage the horizontal row of buttons 25 of the waist band I6. The side edge of the side wall 33 is provided with button holes 21a to engage button holes 2'I of the strip 26, and the side edge of the side wall 34 is provided with button holes 40 to engage the buttons of the strip 28, and button holes 4I to engage the buttons 29 of the strip 28.
The entire pocket is held in place by the horizontal row of buttons on the waist band of the trousers, and by the vertical rows of buttons, on
the strips attached to the edges of the side of the trousers.
The user may replace a worn or soiled pocket, without requiring the services of a skilled tailor.
The combination with a trousers having a pocket opening and reinforcing strips attached to the sides of the pocket opening, said trousers having a horizontal row of buttons disposed laterally of and above the pocket opening and on the inside of the trousers, each of said reinforcing strips being provided with a vertical row of buttons, and a detachable trousers pocket having side walls provided with button holes in their upper edges detachably engaging the horizontal buttons of the trousers and button holes along their sides to engage the vertical buttons of the trousers.