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J. CASAUNQ
$442472
' HAND MIRROR MDUNT
Filed Dec; 5, 1944
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Patented July 23, 1946
UNITED STATES PATENT t_oi=ncri
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HAND MIRROR, MOUNT
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Joseph 'Casalino," Forest Hills Gardens, Long Is
land, N. Y., assignor'to Dieplarst Corporation,v
New York,‘N. Y., a corporation of New York
Application December 5, 1944; Serial No. 566,661
5 Claims.
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This invention relates to a hand mirror mount
of the kind comprising essentially a’ handle‘ por
tion and a frame portionenclosing the mirror
unit, that is to say, the mirror and its backing.v
The primary object of the invention is a mir
ror mount of this type which can be readily
molded of plastic material and the parts of
which can be molded, without undue complica
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tensions 9, with the result that when the frame
has been set into the handle and released, the >
extensions! are resiliently held in closeen-gage
ment with the outer 'Walls of apertures 5;- This
result is utilized to achieve a snap interlock between appropriately formedv portions of the’
frame and handle.
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As-shown in Fig; l, the lowerend of each ex
tension 9 protrudes through andbeyond its aper
objects and. advantages will be apparent from 10. ture 5 and is formed with a lateral projection l I
Which'engages beneath the adjacent corner of
the ensuing description and accompanying draw
tion of the dies, in two self-locking pieces. ' Other
ing.
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enlargement 4, thereby securely interlocking the
frame and handle. When the elements are as
In the drawing, Fig. 1 is a broken-off, eleva
sembled,‘ as ,described, a continuous, inwardly
tional View, partially sectioned and illustrating a
preferred embodiment; Fig. 2 is a section on the 15 directed mirror unit channel is provided by the
channels 6 and ‘8 in the handle and frame re
line II-II of Fig. 1; Fig. 3 is a section'on the
spectively and 'by means of the described snap’
line III-III of Fig. l; and Fig. 4 is a broken-out
interlock the mirror unit is securely held in place.
sectional view illustrating ‘a modi?cation. ‘
If a more‘ permanent bond "between thehandle
One of the elements or parts of the mount con
sists of a substantially T-shaped handle, gener
and frame is desired,~1itcan readily be achieved
ally designated I, including the ’hand—grip"por
\ by inserting and cementinga wedgeypiece in the .
indicated clearance between each extension. 9
tion 2 and a cross-piece}. _At its outer ends the
and the wall of aperture 5'from which it is slight
cross-piece is formed with the enlargements 4
ly spaced.
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through which apertures 5 extend in thegeneral
direction of the axis of the handle 2. Achan 25 In“ the'Ymodi?ed form illustrated in Fig. 4, the‘ _
handle‘ and frame ‘are designated l2 and‘l3, re
nel 6 is formed in the upper edge of the cross
spectively. Except as below described-these ele
piece 3 and extends upwardly at its, outer ends,
ments may be precisely of the form of those'of
opening through the upper surface of the en
Figs. 1 to 3. In this instance the free spacing of
largements 4.
The other element of the mount consists of an 30 the arms vof frame I3 is less than that of the
spacing of the handle cross-piece apertures, of
open frame 1 having an inwardly directed chan
Which gne marked I4 is shown in Fig. 4; with the
nel 8 of similar contour to the channel 6 in the
result that when the frame extension I5 is ?exed
cross-piece 3. On each of the free ends of the‘
and entered into aperture I 4'and then released,
arms of the frame ‘I there is formed an extension
9 of a reduced section from that of the adjacent 35 it engages the inner rather than the outer wall
of aperture 14, the frame as a whole thereby
portion of the frame proper so as to provide
tending to maintain a somewhat tighter grip
shoulders ID for abutment with the upper sur
faces of enlargements 4 when the extensions 9
on the mirror unit.
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Also, in this form, the frame extension l5 ter
are entered into the apertures 5.
The free spacing of the ends of the arms of 40 minates substantially ?ush'with the adjacent
surfaces of the handle l2 and the snap interlock
the frame 8 is different from the spacing of the ‘
between the frame and handle is effected by
apertures 5. By “free spacing” is meant the dis
means of an inwardly directed projection IS on
tance between the arms of the frame as it comes
the extension" I5 engaging a shoulder ~I‘! formed ‘
from the dies. As will be understood, however,
the arms of such a frame can be ?exed or sprung 45 in one wall of the aperture l4. 7
toward or away from each other and hence the
extensions 9 may readily be entered into the
apertures 5. In this instance the free spacing
In the light of the foregoing description, the
following is claimed:
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1. A two-piece, self-locking, molded plastic
hand-mirror mount comprising a substantially
of the arms of the frame is somewhat greater
than the spacing of the apertures 5, so that the 50 T-shaped handle incorporating a channel ex
tending along the upper edge of the cross-piece
arms are ?exed toward one another to be en
thereof and having at each end of the cross
tered into the apertures.
piece an aperture extending entirely through the
As shown in Figs. 1 and 2, the apertures 5 are
same in the general direction of the longitudinal
substantially larger throughout, in the direction
of the median plane of the frame, than the ex 55 axis of the handle, a resilient, open frame hav- '
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.ing an inwardly directed channel of similar form
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3. A two-piece, self-locking, molded plastic
‘ to the cross-piece channel, extensions on the
free ends of the frame of a length to extend
hand-mirror mount comprising a handle having
at the inner end thereof two, spaced apertures
extending in the general direction of the longi
tudinal axis of the handle, a resilient, open frame,
through said apertures and of a reduced section
from that of the frame proper, thereby forming
frame shoulders for abutment with the handle
section adjacent'such apertures, the said aper- ,
' tures being substantially larger throughout their
extensions on the free ends of the frame adapted
for entry into said apertures and of a reduced
section'from that of the frame proper, the said
lengththan‘ the said ‘extensions in theidirection
apertures being substantially larger'tha'n the said
*of the median plane of the frame, and a locking .10 extensions to permit lateral movement of the ex
projection on the end of each said extension, the
tensions therein, the free spacing of said exten
sions vbeing different from the spacing’ of said
. free spacing of said extensions being different
apertures and thereby requiring said frame 'to be
‘from the spacing‘ of said apertures and thereby
adapting the said projections to snap-‘interlock
‘ . ?exed'to. enter the extensions in the apertures,
With'the handle section when‘theframev ‘section 15
is ?exed and'the extensions thereof thrust into
said apertures, the ends of said channels being
thereupon adapted to register and form‘ a con
-, tinuous, inwardly directed mirror-unit channel."
2.; A two-piece,- self-locking, molded plastic
hand-mirror mount comprising a substantially
T-sha'ped handle incorporating a channel'extend
and-‘snap-interlock means on said extensions
' and handle located and adapted for engagement
by the resiliency of the frame.
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4. A two-piece, self-locking, molded plastic
hand-mirror mount comprising a handle having
at the inner end thereof two, spaced apertures
' extending in the general direction of the longi
tudinal axis of the handle, a resilient, openframe
having its ends shaped and dimensioned for en
ing along the upper edge ofithe cross-piece there
try into said apertures, the latter being substan
~, tially larger than the said endsto permit lateral
movement of such ends therein, the freeispacing
longitudinal axis of the ‘handle and a lateral re
of such ends being different from the spacing-of
. cess enlargement in one of the’ aperture walls,
of, said cross-piece having at each end thereof an
aperture extending in the generaldirection of the
saidapertures and thereby requiring said frame
a resilient, open frame having an inwardly
directed channel of similar form to the cross
to be?exed to enter its ends into the apertures,
and snap-interlock means on said handle and
piece channel, extensions“ on the’ free ends of
the frame of a length to extend through said
ends of the frame.
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5. A two-piece,’ molded plastic hand-mirror
mount comprising a handle having at the‘ inner
end thereof two, spaced apertures extending in
' apertures and of -a reducedsection from that of
V the: frame proper, thereby forming-frame shoul
ders for abutment with the handle section adja
, cent such apertures, the said apertures being sub
the general direction of the longitudinal axis of ~
stantially‘ larger: throughout’ their length, than
the-handle, a resilient, open frame having its ends
the said extensions in‘the direction of the median
shaped-and dimensioned 'for entry into said aper-j
tures, the latter‘being substantially, larger than»
plane of" the frame,.the, free spacing of said ex
the said ends to permit lateral movement of- such
' tensions ‘being diiferent from the ‘spacing of‘ said
apertures and thereby requiring‘ said frame to be
?exed'to: enter the extensions in the apertures,
and" a la-teral‘locking projection'on each of saidv
Y extensions located and adapted for"snap-engage-_
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ends therein, the free spacing of such endsgbeing.
different from the spacing of said’ apertures and
thereby requiring said frame to be ?exed to enter
its endsinto the apertures, and meansfor secur
ing said frame ends against withdrawalfrom-the.
tensions are thrust ‘intol the apertures,;the¢ ends 45 apertures.
ment with said recess enlargements when the ex-
of said channels being thereupon adapted to‘ reg,-‘
ister and-form‘ acon-tinuous, inwardly directed
mirror-unit channel.
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JOSEPH CASALI-N‘Or 1
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