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Publication numberUS3913569 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 21, 1975
Filing dateNov 4, 1974
Priority dateNov 4, 1974
Publication numberUS 3913569 A, US 3913569A, US-A-3913569, US3913569 A, US3913569A
InventorsKanonas Thomas S
Original AssigneeKanonas Thomas S
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Breast development apparatus
US 3913569 A
Abstract
A breast development apparatus consisting of a set of identical plungers each having a handle and a resilient hemi-spherical cup member with a foam lining disposed completely about the interior surface thereof, the apparatus adapted to have the cups placed over a woman's breasts and, through manipulation thereof by use of the handles in a back and forth direction create suction with the body surrounding the breast to draw the breast into the cup to stimulate the breast and to enhance and develop the size of the breast through frequent exercise thereof.
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United States Patent [191 Kanonas 1 Oct. 21, 1975 BREAST DEVELOPMENT APPARATUS [76] Inventor: Thomas S. Kanonas, 48 Greenfield Drive, Windsor Locks, Conn. 06096 [22] Filed: Nov. 4, 1974 21 Appl. No.: 520,259

393,525 10/1908 France 128/300 575,346 4/1924 France 38,159 l/l915 Sweden 128/300 Primary ExamineF-Lawrence W. Trapp Attorney, Agent, or FirmMarden S. Gordon [57] ABSTRACT A breast development apparatus consisting of a set of identical plungers each having a handle and a resilient hemi-spherical cup member with a foam lining disposed completely about the interior surface thereof, the apparatus adapted to have the cups placed over a woman s breasts and, through manipulation thereof by use of the handles in a back and forth direction create suction with the body surrounding the breast to draw the breast into the cup to stimulate the breast and to enhance and develop the size of the breast through frequent exercise thereof.

5 Claims, 5 Drawing Figures a; Z? G4 US. Patent Oct. 21, 1975 BREAST DEVELOPMENT APPARATUS BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention This invention relates to a novel breast development apparatus for use by women in assisting in the developnient of a womans breasts.

2. Description of the Prior Art It has been known in the prior art to provide air operated suction devices intended to be applied to specific surface areas of the human body ina manner to stimulate the circulation of the blood and thereby develop and enhance the treated surface areas. However, such devices have been normally complex in structure, costly to purchase, and not generally operable by an unskilled individual in the privacy of their own home.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention provides a novel breast development apparatus intended for use by a woman in the privacy of her own home without requiring any special expertise, the apparatus being utilizable in the development of the breasts to enhance the firmness and size thereof.

It is a feature of the present invention to provide a breast development apparatus.

A further feature of the present invention provides a breast development apparatus which is relatively simple in its construction and which therefore may be readily manufactured at a relatively low cost and by simple manufacturing methods such that it can be retailed at a sufficiently low price to encourage widespread use thereof.

A further feature of the present invention is the provision of a breast development apparatus which is devoid of moving parts and which therefore is unlikely to get out of order.

Still a further feature of the present invention is the provision of a breast development apparatus which is of a rugged and durable construction and which therefore may be guaranteed by the manufacturer to withstand many years of intended usage.

Yet still a further feature of the present invention provides a breast development apparatuswhich is easy to use and reliable and efficient in operation.

Still yet a further feature of the present invention provides a breast development apparatus which is aesthetically pleasing and refined in appearance.

Other features and advantages of this invention will be apparent during the course of the following description.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS In the accompanying drawings forming a part of this specification, and in which like reference characters are employed to designate like parts throughout the same:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the packaged breast development apparatus kit;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view illustrating the manner of using the breast development apparatus of the present invention as applied to both breasts at the same time;

FIG. 3 is a fragmentary front elevational view of one of the breast development apparatus devices which has been partially broken away to illustrate interior details thereof;

DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENT Referring now to the drawings in detail there is illustrated a preferred form of a breast development apparatus constructed in accordance with the principles of the present invention and which is designated generally in its entirety by the reference numeral 10 and is comprised of two identical component parts, each of the parts being a hand held and operated plunger device 11 with each plunger device including a handle 12 and a breast cup 13. I

The handle l2is of a solid elongated cylindrical configuration having cylindrical sidewalls 21, a flat top end 22, and a flat bottom end 23. Screw threads 24 are disposed about the circumference of side walls 21 adjacent bottom end 23 and extend a slight distance upwardly therefrom. The handle 12 may be manufactured of metal, wood, hard rubber, plastic, or any other suit able satisfactory material providing an aesthetically pleasing and refined appearance. Further, the handle may be provided in a variety of decorative colors and patterns appealing to prospective purchasers.

The breast cup 13 is manufactured of a resilient semispherical configured cup having a concave continuous interior surface 31, an exteriorsurface 32, and a pcripheral edge 33 which is disposed at an angle normal to the line of contact of theedge with the side walls 34 to provide. an annular flange extending completely about the edge and projecting outwardly of exterior surface 32 andalso an annular flange projecting inwardly of interior surface 31. Formed integrally with exterior surface 32 at the apexof the wall' surfaces 34 and projecting radially outwardly therefrom in a-direction normal to the planeformed by the flange 33 is a cylindrical boss member 35'having a top-edge 36 and provided with a cylindrical recess 37inwardly thereof and opening out of the top surface. The recess 37 is provided with screw threads completely along theinterior side walls thereof which are adapted to threadedly receive therein the screw threads 24 of handle 12 for detachably affixing the handle 12 to the breast cup 13.

The interior surface 31 is coated with a pressure sensitive adhesive, after which there is applied thereto a conforming semi-spherical configured layer of flexible material 41 providing a cushioning between wall surfaces 34 and an individual's skin 51 received within the semi-spherical shaped chamber 38 of the breast cup 13.

The breast cup 13 may be manufactured of a resilient rubber material or a resilient plastic material, with the same being provided in a variety of attractive colors and patterns appealing to prospective purchasers. The resilient lining material 41 may be manufactured of rubber, polyether foam, or polyurethane foam material.

It is a feature of the present invention to permit a woman, in the privacy of her own home, and by using the apparatus 10, to tone up the tissues of the breasts to develop the same.

As seen in FlG. 2, the user of the device is generally designated by reference numeral 60 and is shown in standing position with her hand 61 and 62 grasping the handles 12 of associated ones of the plunger 11 and with thebreast cups 13 being received over each of the breasts 51. By pressing inwardly on handles 12, such as in the direction of arrow 65 in FIG. 4, flange 33 seats on the body completely surrounding breasts 51 which is received in compartment 38. The user then pulls outwardly on the handles 12, such as in the direction of arrow 66 in FIG. to utilize these partial suction created in compartment 38 during the initial inward pulling so as to draw outwardly into the compartment 38 the breast 51 in a manner to exercise and tone the tissues thereof for development of the breast. This reciprocal inward and outward movement of the plungers l l on the breasts 51 may be at any rate desired by the user for the toning and development of the breasts.

It is' to be understood that the form of this invention herewith shown and described is to be taken as a preferred example of the same, and that this invention is not to be limited to the exact arrangement of parts shown in the accompanying drawings of described in this specification as various changes in the details of construction as to shape, size and arrangement of parts may be resorted to'without departing from the spirit of the invention, the scope of the novel concepts thereof, or-the scope of the sub-joined claims.

Having thus described the invention, what is claimed l. A breast development apparatus intended for use by'awoman to tone and develop the tissues of the breast, the apparatus comprising:

a rigid'elongated cylindrically shaped handle member including an elongated cylindrically shaped body i member having cylindrical side walls, a flat top -end, and a flat bottom end; screw threads disposed about a portion of the circumference of said cylindrical side walls adjacent -.-said bottom end thereof;

.aiZahemi-spherically shaped hollow body breast cup member manufactured of resilient material and having an exterior surface and a hemi-spherically U shaped interior continuous surface;

a hemi-spherically shaped compartment defined interiorallyof said breast cup and opening out of a bottom surface thereof;

1 a flange member formed integrally with said wall surfaces and extending completely about the peripheral edges thereof to define a plane normal to a vertical axis passing through the vertex of said breast cup;

an annular shoulder portion formed integrally with said flange member and projecting outwardly of said breast cup exterior surface and extending completely therearound;

an annular member formed integrally with said flange member and projecting outwardly therefrom in a direction inwardly of said breast cup to form a shoulder completely therearound;

a cylindrically shaped boss member formed integrally with said wall surfaces and projecting radially outwardly of the exterior surface thereof in a direction concentric with the vertical axis of said breast cup, said cylindrical boss member having cylindrical side walls and a flat top surface extending parallel to the plane defined by said flange;

a cylindrical recess formed integrally in said boss member and opening out of the top surface thereof and being of a circular diameter;

screw threads disposed completely about the interior wall surfaces of said circular recess adapted to threadedly receive therein the threaded portion of said handle member to detachably retain said handle member to said breast cup;

a resilient flexible lining disposed about the complete interior surfaces of said breast cup compartment completely separating the interior of said compartment from said breast cup wall surfaces; and

an adhesive coating provided completely over said interior surface of said breast cup for adhesively securing said resilient lining material thereto.

2. The breast development apparatus as set forth in claim 1 wherein said lining is formed of a foam material.

3. The breast development apparatus as set forth in claim 2 wherein said foam material is of a polyurethane foam.

4. The breast development apparatus as set forth in claim 2 wherein said foam material is of a polyether foam.

5. The breast development apparatus as set forth in claim 2 wherein said foam material is manufactured of a rubber material.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification601/14
International ClassificationA61H9/00
Cooperative ClassificationA61H2205/082, A61H9/005
European ClassificationA61H9/00P