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Publication numberUS278674 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 29, 1883
Publication numberUS 278674 A, US 278674A, US-A-278674, US278674 A, US278674A
InventorsJoseph Wiesbaubk
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Jeweler s tag
US 278674 A
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JEWBLER'STAG. v I Patented May 29, 1888.

Inventor f 9/ flttorney ITED 'TA'IES PATENT, FLEECE,



SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 278,674, dated May as, 1883.

Application filed llhzrch 2a, 1883. (X0 main.)

which it appertains to make and use the same.

My present invention has general reference tojewelers tags; and it consists, essentially, inthe novel and peculiar combination of parts and details of construction, as hereinafter first fully set forth and described, and then pointed out in the claims.

In the drawings already mentioned, which serve to illustrate my said invention more fully, Figure 1 is a perspective view of my improved jewelers tag. Fig. 2 is a plan of the same. Fig. 3 is a front elevation,illustrating the application of my said tag. Fig. 4 is a transverse sectional elevation of any article of jewelry, showing my tag'in a side elevation.

Like parts are designated by corresponding letters of reference in all the figures.

The object of my present invention is the production of a self-locking jewelers tag. To attain this end I construct my improved tag of eitheriManila'paper, cloth-lined stock, parchment, orany other suitable material, by punchin g, cutting, orotherwise producingtherefrom a narrow strip, A,-having on one end a head, B, provided with a series of transverse slits, b b, producing a loop, Q, as clearly shown in the figures. 0n the strip -A, Iprovide two barb-shaped projections,D D ,acting as alocking device for the tag, in a manner hereinafter. to be referred to. Y

Tags of the kind described are usually affixed to some article of jewelryhy looping the La onto the same. Thisis accomplished with my tag by passing the end F of thetag A through the apertures or slits b b in the head- B, the articleE being thereby encircled by' said tag. In passing through these slits the of production.

barbs or projections D I) catch either in the slit b, as shown in Fig. 1, or in slit b", as illustrated in Figs. 3 and 4, thereby preventing the unlooping of the tag and its being lost or otherwise misplaced. t I

I It will be readilynnderstood that any suitablenumber of slits b may be made in the head B, (such head being made proportionately larger,) or any number of barbs D D instead of additional slits, and thereby articles ofany diameter within the capacity of these tags encircled by them.

A self-locking tag of the kind, described can be manufactured as cheaply as any other COD]- mon tag new in use, so that its improvements and desirable qualities add nothing. to its cost manufacture and sell these goods at a nominal figure. v K j I Having thus fully described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure {to me by LettersPatent of the UnitedStates- 1. As an improved article oi manufacture,

a self-locking jeweleis tag, consisting of the strip A, havingthe head B,provided with slits b, substantially as described, said strip A being provided with locking-barbs D 1);, substantially as'specified, for the purpose stated.

2. The hereinbeibre-mentioned flexible jewelers tag, consisting of a narrow strip of flexi- I am therefore enabled to ble material-such as paper, parchment, and

the like-having on one end a transverse slit within an enlargement on said strip, through which the opposite end thereof is passed when attaching said tag, said strip being provided with means, substantially as described, for locking the loop formed by passing the strip through the slit,-,substantially as and for the object specified.

In, testimony that I claim the foregoing-as myinvention I have hereto set my hand in "the presence of two subscribing witnesses.




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Cooperative ClassificationG09F3/14