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Publication numberUS2717799 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 13, 1955
Filing dateDec 2, 1952
Priority dateDec 2, 1952
Publication numberUS 2717799 A, US 2717799A, US-A-2717799, US2717799 A, US2717799A
InventorsJones Charles E
Original AssigneeTranslon Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Plastic finger pad or cot
US 2717799 A
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Sept. 13, 1955 c. E. JONES 2,717,799 PLASTIC FINGER PAD 0R COT Filed Dec.- 2, 1952 INVENT OR. Ozarks E Janes Y JYZ'TURNEY United States Patent 2,717,799 PLASTIC FINGER PAD OR COT Charles E. Jones, Chicago, 111., assignor to Translon Company, Newark, N.- J., a corporation of New Jersey Application December 2, 1952, Serial No. 323,590 1 Claim. (Cl. 294*:25)

This invention relates to a finger cot or pad and it object of the invention to provide a cot or stall persons who have to count paper money and other sheets of paper, the device being of such construction and dimensions that it may be worn upon a cot is, therefore,

Another object of the invention is to provide a cot having its upper portion formed with improved ventilating yond the first finger joint. of the finger,

taken longitudinally 0 2,717,799 atente ep 13, 1

finger and also the plastic material from which the cot is made will not be creased and eventually caused to crack or become torn. t

The lower portion 3 and the pp r portion 4 are both formed entirely of plastic, but the upper portion 4 is thin and transparent while the lower portion is thick and of a solid color. The increase in thickness and the ,solid color 3, and have open rear ends 7 of the cot. As the ventilators practically the entire extent of the upper portion of the front joint portion of a persons finger. It should also be noted that the ventilating channels 6 gradually deapplied to a persons finger and then contract and fit fact that the open rear ends 7 of the ventilating channels the finger when it is no longer needed.


' While I have described the elements best adopted to perform the functions set forth, it is apparent that various changes in form, proportion and in the minor details of construction may be resorted to, without departing from the spirit thereof or sacrificing any of the principles of the invention.

Having thus described my invention, what I claim is:

' A finger cot comprising a hollow body having a closed and blunt front end and an open rear end, said body having a thin upper section and a thick lower section, both sections being formed of plastic and merging into each other along a line extending diagonally between the upper portion of the front end of said body and the lower portion of the open rear end of said body, said upper section of said body having a plurality of elongated ventilators protruding outwardly from said body, said ventilators being hollow and communicating with the interior of said body for the full length of each ventilator, 15

the rear end of each ventilator having an openlng spaced forwardly from the rear end of said body.

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U.S. Classification294/25, D29/114, 2/21
International ClassificationA61F13/10, A41D13/05, A41D13/08
Cooperative ClassificationA61F13/105, A41D13/087
European ClassificationA41D13/08B8, A61F13/10H2