Design for a watch-bridge
US D18821 S
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010-129. OR 0 18,821 EX D ES G N C. W. WARD.
No. 18,821. Patented Dec. 18, 1888 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
CHARLES \VILLIS WARD, OF YONKERS, NEV\" YORK.
DESIGN FOR A WATCH-BRIDGE.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Design No, 18,821, dated December 18, 1888.
Application filed November 7, 1888. Serial No. 290,241. Term ofpatent 7 years.
To all whom it may concern.-
Be it known that 1, CHARLES WILLIS WARD, a citizen of the United States, residing at Yonkers, in the county of \Vestchesier, State of New York, have invented and produced a new and original Design for \Natch'Bridging; and I do hereby declare the following to be a fn1l,clcar, and exact description of the same, reference being had to the accompanying engraving, forming a part thereof.
My invention relates to a new and original design for watch-bridging; and it consists in the particular arrangement and ornamental shaping of the several parts, resulting in the production of the attractive and artistic bridge hereinafter described and claimed.
In the accompanying engraving, forming part of this specification, A designates the outer casing or rim, and 13, C, I), E, and l? the respective parts constituting, in connection with the balance-cock G, the bridge of the Watch.
The part]; is located in the lower portion of the casing,it spanning the interior thereof from points near its lower sides, the abutting ends being curved to conform to the contour of the rim. ihe lower side of this part is straight, and the upper side is formed parallel with the lower, its left-hand corner or end curving slightly upward and then obliquely downward, forming an angle or corner. end of this part to the right is curved inwardly and extends downward and beyond the pa allcl sides to the rim, the upper side being straight and the lower side curved outwardly, thereby increasing the width of the lower or contacting edge portion.
The part Ois located to the right and above The the part B. Itprojects from the rim inward, its lower edge inclining obliquely upward and its upper edge being arched or curved up wardlly, and terminating in a point. The in ner edge of this part is formed in a double curve, the lower part being carried out and forming a continuance of the lower edge, while the upper curve is carried in, forming an angle at the junction with the lower curve.
The central part, D, is serpentine in shape, and extends from the rim on the right a short distance above the part 0 to a pointn'rear the opposite side of the casing, its lower inner end coming in proximity to the upper side of the end of part 15.
The parts E and I? are shortand curve obliquely downward from the upper sideof the rim, and are separated from each other by an intervening space. The part E is also separated from the part I) by an intervening space.
The balance-cock G is placed on the lefthand side, and extends obliquely upward into the space between the upperparts'and the rim. By this arrangementan artistic, grace ful, and attractive bridge is produced.
Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
The design for a watch-bridge, substantially as herein shown and described.
In testimony whereof I afiix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
CHARLES WILLIS YARD.
LYELL T. ADAMS,
E. T. GILLILAND.