US 900193 A
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T M. NELSON.
APPLICATION FILED SEPT.19,1907.
Patented Oct. 6, 1908.
TIM/6w?! THOMAS M. NELSON, or MA'RsaILLEs, ILLINOIS.
Specification of Letters Patent. Patented Oct. 6, 1908.
Application filed September 19, 1907. Serial-lie. 393,610.
ful Improvements in Vll1ip-'Holders, of which the following is'a specification. I My invention relates to Whip holders from which. the whip is suspended by its upper end or snapper. y
One of the. objects of my invention is to produce an improved whi holder of the sus pension type which may v e formed entirely of wire. x
Another object of my invention is to provide a whip holder of the suspension type e that may be easily attached to one of t folding. arms of a carriage top.
Referring to the accompanying drawings, Figure]. illustrates a Whip holder embodying my invention operatively attached. to 'a bug y top and supporting a whip. Fig. 2 is apliin view of the Whip holder onan enlarged scale. Fig.3 is an end elevation of the same; Fig. 4 is a perspective view of the holder.
The present embodiment of the invention made of a single piece of Wire, one end of which is bent to: form a spring clip 1 havingan open lower end, said clip com rising the double vertical ar1ns2 and 3. Xtanothe'r point in the wire asimilar spring clip 4 is formed, the latter clip comprising tlie double arms 5. and 6. 'lheclips 1 and 4 are united by a straight length of wire 7 joining one of the arms 3 with one of the arms 6. To the other arm 6 is attached a horizontally-extending spring'olip 8 consisting of two arms 9 and 10, the arm IObeing one end of th wire from which the device is made.
ends and closedupper ends and are alined With-each other, being adapted to be slipped over one of the arms spring .clip 8 is adapted to receive the upper end of afwhip, and is arranged to lie close to and parallel with said bug -top arm.
In use, the holder is placed uponthe cariage t0p.by slipping the clips 1 and 4 over said top. When the carriage is put up, the whipi. rer oved from the whip socket and susper ded by its snapper from the whip holder by. inserting the upper end of the whip into the clip 8. As is well known, when 9.
upon any other support, the upper portion of the whip droops and becomes permanently bent. The supporting means herein shown prevents any such deformation of the whip. Furthermore, the Whip being. supported u on the carriage, the user will be reminde to place it in the socket when the carriage is to be used.
I claim as my invention: v As a new article of manufacture, holder made from a single piece of wire and comprising. two s aced clips joined by an intermediate 'lengt 1. of. wire, one of said clips having a depending arm and terminating in a tioned clips and comprising a horizontal arm bent back upon itself to form another arm,
said two last mentioned arms being substan- E. -S. GooDELL.
The spring clips l andj4 have open lower Whip is left standing in the Whip socket or a Whip of a buggytop. The
-0neof the horizontally-extending arms of whip clip interposed between said first men--