US 832536 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
No. 832,536. PATENTED OCT. 2, 1906.
B. COUPE. KNEE PROTECTOR.
APPLICATION FILED DEO.18, 1905.
vation of the pad;
" EDWIN COUPE, or Tamar M 1 smitten.-
' xnsz-Pno'l gi civosl To all'w ho m it may concern.-
- Be a known that I, EDWIN com), a citi-I,
. zen of the United States, residing at Antrim',
in thecounty of Tioga, State of Peniis l vania, have invented certain new and use ul Improvements in Knee-Protectors and I do hereby declare the followin to )be a full,
clear, and exact description the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same.
This invention relates to knee-protectors. The objectof the invention is to rovide a kneepad which will be compose of few parts, which-can be readily and easily adusted, and which will be provided with 'means for holding it securely in position.
\ Other objects and advantages will he apparent from the following description, and it will be understood that modifications of the specific construction shown may be made within the sec e of the claim and that any proportions and materials may be used without departing from the spirit of the invention. f
In the drawin sforming a portion of this specifieationanf in which like numerals of reference indicate similar parts in the several views, Figure l is a top plan view of the resent'invention. Fig. 21s alongitudina sectional view of the pad. Fig. 3 is a rear ele- Referring now to the drawin s, the present invention comprises a base 5, ormed from a blank of leather or other suitable material.
The blank is concavo -,convex, so as to fit over the knee. To effect this shape, a V- shaped slit is cut in the leather at 7, and the resultant edges are brou together and sewed or otherwise securecfi The base 5 has a lining 8 of some yieldable 'material, so that the harshness. of the leather will not cause ir- Specification of Letters Patent. Application and December 18, ap sum m5. 292,198..
* sa ed Oct. 2,1906.
' Y ritation. It be understood that the lin mg may be out and shaped in a similar manner as the base, this of course de ending on the nature of the. material emp oyed .as a lining. O enings 9 are formed in the upper face 0 for securin the pad to the knee. These straps are c elastic material, so that they wl-ll 11 carry. buckles ll for engagement with perforations of the straps 10. To the top 12 of the base are secured other straps of,
leather or an other suitable material having grips 13 'att eir ends for engagement of the placed,
lining secured to itsconcave face anda cushion secured to its convex face.
y the-oppositefedg'e' of in presence of two witnesses. a
, EDWIN COUPE. j Witnesses:
. CHARLES: STENBERG,
Fnnn SPEAR. I a
be of leather or j other straps secured tothe upthe ase for the reception of straps 10 and'll give with the bend'of the knee. The straps clothing of the wearer to iprevent the pad 1, from slipping from thpositmn in which t is V I me In order to better effect the pur ose of the securedin said open- In testimony whereof I aflixmy signature