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Publication numberUS400019 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 19, 1889
Filing dateApr 9, 1888
Publication numberUS 400019 A, US 400019A, US-A-400019, US400019 A, US400019A
InventorsWilliam H. Tylek
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Patented Mar. 19, 1889.

(No Model.)

al i153; e 6% a o d k 3 3 3 g WITNESSES:





SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 400,019, dated March 19, 1889.

' Application filed April 9,1888. Serial No. 270,069. (No model.)

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that 1, WILLIAM H. TYLER, of

David City, in the county of Butler and State ing the complete scraper.

Similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts in both views.

The object of my invention is to form a footscraper from a single piece of sheet-steel, thereby insuring lightness, strength, and cheapness.

My invention consists in a scraper formed of a plate of steel having at the extremities of its scraping-edge rounded ears for engaging the edges of the soles of the boot or shoe, and provided with feet formed by splitting the plate and bending it in opposite directions, all as hereinafter more fully described.

The plate A, from which the scraper is formed, is furnished with a scraping-edge, a, having rounded ears I) at the ends thereof, adjoining the vertical edges of the plate, In the edge of theplate opposite the scraping-edge are formed two slits, c, which extend inwardly at right angles to a point near the middle of the plate, thus forming the feet B B. The feet 3 are provided with perforations d for receiving the fastening-screw, and the foot B is provided with perforations d for the same purpose. The foot B is curved outwardly away from the plane of the plate in one direction, and the feet B are curved outwardly in the opposite direction, the extremities of the feet B B being arranged at right angles to the body of the plate, so that when placed upon a support and fastened by the screws 6 the body of the plate will project vertically. It is obvious that the edges of the scraper at the ends of the plate are adapted to scrape the sides of the boot or shoe. I

My improved scraper is very light and well braced, and presents a perfect scraping-edge. Besides these advantages, a number of the scrapers may be packed in a very small space for shipment or storage, as the feet B may enter between the feet B, thus making a package of a great number of the scrapers very little larger than thethickness of all the plates combined.

Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-

As an improved article of manufacture, a foot-scraperconsisting of a sheet-metal plate, A, having the scraping-edge a, the rounded ears Z1 1) at the ends of the said edge, and the opposing projecting and apertured feet B B, formed from the body of the plate, as set forth.



-W. 11. PRICE, A. L. HUGHES.

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Cooperative ClassificationA47L23/22