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I May 17, 1938. B. BROWNELL 2,117,937 KNIFE SHEATH Filed Sept. 20, 1957 15y; ‘d BrOM/nGZZ WITNESS ATTORNEYS 2,117,937 Patented May 17, 1938 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,117,937 KNIFE SHEATH . Byrd Brownell, Ely, Minn, ’ Application September 20, 1937, Serial No. 164,775 1 Claim. (01. 224—2) This invention relates to knife sheaths, and its general object is to provide a sheath in which the knife can be easily and expeditiously applied and removed with respect thereto, but accidental 5 displacement, removal or loss therefrom is prac tically impossible, in that the sheath includes knife handle receiving means which forms a part of the belt attaching means for the sheath, so that when the sheath is applied to and worn on 10 the belt of the user, the handle receiving means sets up a gripping engagement with the handle. A further object is to provide a knife sheath that is simple in construction, neat and novel in appearance, inexpensive to manufacture, easy to 15 apply and remove with respect to the wearer, and is extremely efficient in use and service. This invention also consists in certain other features of construction and in the combination and arrangement of the several parts, to be here 20 inafter fully described, illustrated in the accom head formation and formed on the flap 5 is a re duced extension 6 that in turn has formed there with to extend outwardly therefrom, a strip 1 which is looped upon itself and fastened to the extension 6 by stitching or other suitable means, after the strip is disposed through the slots 4, as best shown in Figure 1, so that the loop‘ can be disposed about the handle of the knife for grip ping association therewith in a manner which will be readily apparent upon inspection of Fig ure 2. The flap 5 is provided with a pair of spaced parallel arranged slots 8 for the purpose of receiv~ ing the belt B or other suitable waist encircling means of the wearer, and the free or apex end of the flap‘ 5 is detachably associated with respect to the tongue 3 through the instrumentality of snap fastening means 9, in the form as shown, but of course it will be understood that any type of fastening means suitable for the purpose may be 20 employed. panying drawing and specifically pointed out in the appended claim. In- describing the invention in detail, reference will be had to the accompanying drawing where From the above description and disclosure of the drawing, it will be obvious that I have pro vided a knife sheath that includes a pocket to slots 4 disposed in parallelism with respect to the tongue for receiving and gripping the handle in like characters denote like or corresponding - receive the blade of the knife with a handle there 25 of disposed parallel with the tongue 3, for ar parts throughout the several views, and in which: Figure 1 is a front view of the sheath which rangement in the path of the loop provided by the forms the subject matter of the present invention. strap ‘I for gripping association therewith, and the ?ap 5 is secured to the belt B, by the passage Figure 2 is a sectional view taken approxi mately on line 2-2 of Figure 1, looking in the of the latter through the slots 8, as well as by the 0 snap fastening means 9. By providing the slots 3 O direction of the arrows. 4 in the tongue 3, it will be further obvious that Figure 3 is a detail view of the belt attaching and knife handle gripping means of my sheath. the loop is adjustable with respect to the tongue Referring to the drawing in detail, it will be 3, for engagement with handles of various lengths. It is thought from the foregoing description noted that the body of my sheath is of the usual that the advantages and novel features of the 35 elongated formation and includes a rear wall I and a front wall 2 secured together adjacent the invention will be readily apparent. It is to be understood that changes may be made edges thereof by stitching or the like, as best shown in Figure 1, to provide a pocket to receive in the construction and in the combination and the blade of the knife A. The lower portions arrangement of the several parts, provided that (0 40 of the walls I and 2 are tapered in curved forma such changes fall within the scope of the ap tion to the lower ends, so that the body terminates pended claim. What 1 claim is: accordingly in a substantial point disposed in A knife sheath comprising a body providing a alignment‘ with the longitudinal center thereof. The front wall 2 terminates in, a straight upper pocket for the blade of a knife, a tongue formed 5 4 end, in the form as shown, while the rear wall has on the body and rising therefrom, said tongue formed thereon and rising therefrom an extension having spaced parallel slots extending longitudi providing a tongue 3 which has arranged therein , nally therein, means including a loop extending and extending longitudinally thereof a pair of through the slots for adjustment with respect to 2 50 each other, as shown in Figure 1. The tongue '3 has its sides reduced adjacent to the juncture thereof with the rear wall I and the upper end of the tongue is preferably rounded, as shown. The belt attaching and knife handle gripping member of my sheath as best shown in Figure 3 includes a flap 5 which is preferably of triangular configuration to present a substantially arrow of the knife, and a substantially arrowhead shaped flap formed on the means and having spaced parallel slots therein to receive the belt of the wearer of the sheath for slidably securing the flap to the belt, and means for detachably a5 securing the ?ap to the tongue. BYRD BROWNELL.