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Feb. 22, 1938. _ w. c. HIGLEY 2,109,132 CIGARETTE Filedj'eb. 21, 1936 ‘5 § w /0 Inventor ' By . \ Mm, g‘m A llorneyb’ 2,109,132 Patented Feb. 22, 1938 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,109,132 / CIGARETTE Walter-O. Higley, Toledo, Ohio Application February 21, 1936, Serial No. 65,119 5 Claims. (Cl. 131-—52) tucked inwardly on diametrically opposite sides, The present invention relates to new and use ful improvements in cigarettes and has for its primary object to provide, in a. manner as here as at 3, in a manner to provide a tapered tip 4 the free end of which is substantially N-shaped, J as at 5 (see Figure 5‘). After the tip 4 is thus 'formed it is dipped in wax for sealing the ciga rette at‘ this end to prevent the passage of mois ture from the tobacco. _ _ inafter set forth, a cigarette which will be self 5 lighting. ‘ Another very important object of the inven tion is to provide a self-lighting cigarette em bodying novel means for closing and sealing one It will be noted that the tip 4 is ‘so formed as to provide substantially ?at opposite side Walls end of the article in a manner to prevent the 6., Secured by an adhesive on the tip 4 and pro jecting from the free end thereof is a substan 10 igniting head from being dampened by moisture from the tobacco. Another important object of the invention is to provide a self-lighting cigarette embodying tially Y-shaped head carrying element ‘I. The element 1 is formed from a strip of heavy paper novel means for mounting 'the igniting head folded upon itself in a manner to provide legs 8 which straddle the tip 4 and which are secured 15 thereon. ‘ ' to'the substantially flat sides 6 of said tip. After Other objects'of the invention are to provide the tip ‘I ‘is applied said tip is dipped in a suit a self-lighting cigarette which will be compara tively simple in construction, attractive in ap pearance and which may be manufactured at low cost. 20 All of the foregoing and still further objects and advantages of the invention will ‘become ap parent from a study of the following speci?ca tion, taken in connection with the accompany ing drawing wherein like characters of reference 2 able combustible material in a manner to form an ignitable head 9 thereon. In the modi?cation shown in Figures 6 and"? of the drawing the element 1 is omitted and an ignitable head H! is applied directly to the free end portion of the tip 4. In the Figure 8 modi?cation a separate tip ll of “Cellophane” or other suitable water resist 25 ing material is applied to one end portion of the cigarette I. This tip II is folded or formed in designate corresponding parts throughout the several views, and wherein: Figure 1 is a view in side elevation of a ciga rette constructed in accordance with the present 3O invention. a manner similar to the tip 4 and an ignitable head I2 is applied to the free end portion thereof. If desired, the element 1 may be applied to the 1 tip I! for carrying the head I2. “ It is believed that the manyadvantages of a cigarette constructed in accordance with the . Figure 2 is an elevational view of an end por tion of the cigarette, showing the head carrying element detached therefrom.~ ' > present invention will be readily understood,.and although preferred embodiments of the invention 35 Figure 3 is an elevational view, taken at right angles to Figures 1 and 2, and showing the cig 35 arette before the head is applied. are as illustrated and described, it is to be under stood that further modifications and changes in the details of construction may be resorted to which will fall within the scope of the invention , Figure 4 is a view in side elevation of an end portionv of the cigarette, showing the head and the carrying element therefor in vertical section. 40 Figure 5 is a view in end elevation, showing the tip of the cigarette before the head is applied. Figure 6 is a fragmentary view in side eleva tion of a modi?ed form of the invention. Figure 7 is a view similar to Figure 6 but show Figure '8 is a detail view'in side elevation of another modi?cation, showing the head in ver tical section. Figure 9 is a bottom plan view of the invention as shown in Fig. 3. l ‘ as claimed. ' 40 I What is claimed is:- ' 1. A cigarette comprising .a wrapper, one end portion of said wrapper including inwardly tucked opposite side portions forming a substan tially tapered tip, and an ignitable head on the 45 45 ing the head in vertical section. ' 50. 10 ‘ Referring now to the drawing in detail, it will be seen that the reference numeral I designates generally the cigarette, said cigarette including a paper wrapper 2. At one end portion, the sub stantially tubular paper wrapper 2 lsffolded or free end portion of said tip. , 2. A cigarette comprising a substantially tapered tip on one end, a substantially Y-shaped element straddling said tip and secured thereto, said element projecting “from the free end of the 50 tip, and an ignitable head on the projecting por tion of the element. 1, , ' ' ' 3. A cigarette comprising a wrapper, one end portion of said wrapper including inwardly tucked portions providing a substantially tapered 55 ' 2 ' , . 3,109,182 tip including a substantially N-shaped end, and an ignitable head mounted on the free end por tion of said tip. , 4. A cigarette comprising a substantially tapered tip on one end including substantially ?at sides, a substantially Y-shaped element straddling ‘said tip and including diverging legs portion of said wrapper including inwardly, tucked portions providing a substantially tapered tip including a substantially N-lshaped end, said tip further including substantially flat side por tions, a substantially U-shaped element strad dling the tip and including diverging legs secured to said substantially ?at side portions, said ele projecting beyond the free end or the tip, and an ment projecting from the free end of the tip, and an ignitable head on the projecting portion ignitable head on the projecting portion of said of the element. secured to the ?at sides thereof, said element ' element. ' ‘ ) 5. A cigarette comprising a wrapper, one end , WALTER C. HIGLEY.