US 5120 A
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UNITED STATES PATENT clarion. i
JULIUs Ho'roHKIss, or WATERBUR, coNNEcTicu'r.
"Specification of Letters Patent No. 5,120, dated May 15, 1847; Antedated December 22, 1846.
To all whom t may concern.'
Be it known that I, JULIUS HoToHKIss, of Waterbury, in New Haven county and State of Connecticut, have invented a new and useful Improvement in the Mode of At# tac-hing the Front Ends of Suspenders to Buckles; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description.
The nature of my invention consists in attaching with an eyelet or rivet a leather loop to a suspender buckle and particularly the manner of its connection so as to form a joint or swivel operating in its use and application conformable to the particular wants of such an article.
To enable others skilled in the art to make and use my invention I will proceed to de scribe its construction' and application.
In constructing the buckle to which my invention is to be applied I make a half circular ring or bow C about half an inch in diameter immediately ,behind the tongues .viceable swivel joint.
and attached to the bar in which the tongues are. I then take a piece of leather D of suitable form and size for a loop with pei'- orated ends and bring the two ends together over the half circular ring or bow C and close themas seen at B, within the half circle or bow-C with the eyelet or rivet E the front end or strap of the suspender is then put through the loop D and completed as seen in A BQ. 1 I claim- Securing the `*leather strap or loop to the suspender buckle yin the manner described bymeans of the eyelet or rivet, whereby I obtain a durable andcheap mode of fastening at they same time with adurable and ser- JULIUS HOTCHKISS.
HENRY MERRIMAN, HENRY H. HAYDEN.