US 888795 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
PATENTED MAY 26, 1908.
G. O. FIELDS.
APPLIOATICN FILED MAB..6,190B.
lateral ears, a second wrench jaw ivoted bevarious novel details of construction of a coact in the pro;
| l CHARLES C. FIELDS, OF MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE.
colimmnrronnoozk- V UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
' No. 888,795. Specification of Letters Patent, I Patented May26, 1 908.
Application filed Marci 1 6, 1908. .Serial lie. 419,63L-
transverse sectional View, taken on the line 3-3 of Fig. 2. j Referring to the drawin s, 1 designates,
generally, the handle of a nlfe, and 2' the 3 blade thereof. The handle, as usual, ,is com; posed of two side plates 3, two grips 4, a'nda lade spring 5, the latter being held asseni To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, CHARLES- C, FIELDS, a citizen of the United States, residing at Mora s ecification. 4
'l is invention relates to co inbin'ation tools. 10 .The object of the invention is to provide an article of this character which shall present,
As shown in Fig. 2, the lade s rin at 5 the butt end of the handleis tran ver ely widened, and extends beyond the handle to provide a fixed wrench jaw 7, the outer faceof which is curved and toothed in .a manner common to such elements. At the butt end f of the handle, the jaw 7 issecured to the side Iplates by rivets 8, whichlatter, as shown in,
knife and a pipe wrench, the parts being so disposed relatively to each other that one may be used without interfering with the other in any articular.
l'Vith t e a ove and other objects in view,
Pivoted betweenthe ears, 9 isa second wrench jaw 10, the operative face of which is I straight and o positely toothed relatively to the jaw 7 an is provided with a fingerhold 11, the jaw being held in position between the ears by a rivet 12. In order to cause the jaw 10 normally to occu y the position shown in Fig. 1 relatively to tile jaw 7, a leaf sprin l3 is provided, one end of which is secure to r the blade spring by a rivet 14, and the other 35 end of which extends between the ears 9 and bears against the inner face of the finge'rhold.
t Willbe seen from the drawin s, that, in
the use of the wrench, the knife )lade may remain closed, so that all danger of the user injuring himselfwill be prevented, and, further, that the use of the knife blade will not require any shifting of the parts of the wrench.
As a matter of further improvement, one of the side plates at the blade end of the handle may be extended to provide a screw-driverl5.
' The improvements herein defined, while simple in character, will be found thoroughl effective for the )urposes designed, and will friction of a thoroughly eiiicombination tool, as will be hereinafter decicnt and durable implement. scribed and claimed. l claimz, a
in the accompanying drawings forming a I 1. A pocket knife having its blade spring part of this specification, and inwhich like extended beyond the handle to rovide a 105, 50 characters of reference indicate correspond fixed jaw and its side plates provided with ing parts, ligurc 1 is a view in perspective of ears, and a second wrench jaw )ivoted bea combined knife and pi )e wrench, contween the ears and coacting wit the fixed structed in accordance with the present injaw.
vcntion. Fig. 2 is a vertical longitudinal 2. A pocket knife havin its blade spring 55 section through the implement, the blade of extending beyond the han ie and toothed to 20 erally stated, in a pocket knife having its acting with the fixed jaw. The invention consists, further,'in a pocket knife having its blade spring extending be yond the handle and toothed to provide a fixed wrench jaw, and its side plates ex 30 teniiedlaterally to provide ears, a second wre chjaw pivoted between the ears and coactingwith the fixed aw, and a spring secured to the blade spring and engaging the pivoted jaw to cause it normally to lie close .35 to the fixed jaw.
Theinvention consists, further, in a pocket nife having its blade spring extended be yond the handle and toothed to provide a wrench jaw, and its side plates provided with tween the ears and provided wit a'fingeia hold, and a spring secured to the blade s )ring and engaging the innei'facc of the fingerllold.
'ljhe invention consists, further, in ,t'he
bled with the grips and side plates by rivets 6.
therefrom to provide ea s 9.
the knife being shown closed. Fig; 3 is a provide a fixed wrench jaw, and its side plates extended laterally to provide ears, a second wrench jaw ivoted between the ears and eoactir. with t e fixed jaw, and a spring secured to t e blade spring and engaging the pivoted jaw to eau'se'it'normally to lie close to the fixed jaw. v 3. A ocket knife havin its blade spring extende beyond the handde and toothed to provide a wrench jaw, and its side plates pro- .10 vvided with lateral ears, a second wrench 3aw pivoted between the ears and provided with in the presence of two witnesses.
CHARLES C. FIELDS.
JAs'. M. WANKE, FRANK S. APPLE-MAN.