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Patented May 17, 1938 * 2,117,973 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFlCE 2,117,973 MUFFLER Walter J. Mlsewics and Francis J. Kaminski, Wo Mass. Application March 30, 1936, Serial No. 71,788 2 Claims. Our invention relates to improvements in com ered at its upper end as at l to present a sightly bined neck muiliers and chest protectors and it appearance and its side edges are reinforced by has for its principal object to provide an article stitching as at I. of this character having a neck part which can. As shown in Figure l the article may be worn _ be quickly wound around the neck of a wearer with the neck portion I overlying the flap 4 or as 5 and secured in position to form an upstanding shown in Figure 4 with the flap 4 folded over the collar fastening under the chin and having sus upper edge of the portion I to provide an addi pended therefrom a chest protector part amxed tional thickness under the chin. to said neck part so that it will not disturb the What we claim is: ' upstanding position of the latter. l. A combined neck muiiier and chest protector 10 Another object is to provide an article of this comprising a band of fabric material adapted to character which provides for double protection be wound around the neck to form a collar with at the front of the neck, is sightly in appearance its ends in. overlapping relation, a chest pro and inexpensive to manufacture. tector flap of fabric material having its upper To the accompaniment of the above and other edge portion secured to the inner face of said 15 ‘ objects presently appearing a preferred embodi band adjacent one side edge of said band, the ment of our invention has been illustrated in the outer edge of said ?ap being substantially in line accompanying drawing, set forth in the following with said adjacent end edge of the band, fasten description, and de?ned in the claims appended ing elements secured to said band along the oppo hereto. site end edge of the band. and cooperating fasten- 20 In said drawing: 7, ing elements secured to said band at a point lo Figure l is a view in perspective illustrating cated inwardly from said adjacent end edge of our improved neck muiller and chest protector the band and inwardly of the longitudinal medial applied. . line of the ?ap, whereby when the fastening ele Figure 2 is a view in frontelevation of the com bined muiiier and chest protector detached. Figure 3 is a similar view in rear elevation, and Figure 4 is a fragmentary view in perspective illustrating an alternative use of the muilier and chest protector. The illustrated embodiment of our invention comprises a neck portion I in the form of a sub stantially rectangular strip or band of suitable fabric of the requisite length to be wound around the neck with its ends in overlapping relation. Preferably the edges of the strip I are reinforced by stitching as at 2. At suitable points snap action fastening devices such as glove fasteners 3 are secured to said portion I to retain the ends in overlapping position. A chest protector ?ap 4 of any desired fabric ' material is‘ secured to one end of the neck por tion I to depend from the latter over the chest of the wearer when the ends of the portion I have been overlapped under the chin. The chest flap 4 is secured to the inner or rear side of the portion I by having its upper end stitched as at i to the portion i adjacent to the lower edge of the latter. As an additional means of securement an upper side edge of the portion 4 may be stitched to the adjacent end edge of the portion I as at 4. Preferably the flap portion 4 is gath ments are in operative position the ends of the 5 band will be disposed in overlapped relation and the ?ap will extend downwardly from and at right angles to said overlapped ends of the band. 2. A combined neck muiiier and chest protector comprising a band of fabric material adapted to be wound around the neck to form a collar with its ends in overlapping relation. reinforcing stitches extending longitudinally of said band along its upper and lower edges, a chest protector ?ap of fabric material having its upper edge por- 3;, tion secured to the inner face of said band below the longitudinal medial line of the band and ad jacent one side edge of the band with the outer longitudinal edge of said ?ap in substantial aline ment with said adjacent end edge of the band. 40 fastening elements secured to said band along the opposite end edge‘of the band, and cooperat ing fastening elements secured to said band at a point located inwardly from said adjacent end edge of the band and inwardly of the longitudinal 45 medial line of the ?ap, whereby when the fasten ing elements are in operative position the ends of the band will be disposed in overlapped relation and the flap will extend downwardly from and at right angles to said overlapped ends of the band. so WALTER J. MISEWICZ. FRANCIS J. .