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Aug- ‘6, 194s;
R. E. BARBER ,
2,405,E76
SAFETY CLII'
Filed June 19, 1944
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INVENTOR
RoyEBaz-ber' _ 7
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ATTORNEYS
Patented Aug. 6, 1,946
2,405,176
UNITED "STATES PATENT‘ OFFICE
, Roy E. Barber, Berkeley, Calif.
Application June 19, 1944, Serial No. 540,968
2 Claims.
(Cl. 24—11)
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This invention relates to, and it is an object to
provide, an improved safety clip for pens and
pencils; such clip being arranged to ?rmly at
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pends from the neck 4' in adjacent but spaced
parallel relationship alongside the barrel I. The
tach the pen or pencil to a person’s pocket where
?nger-like housing 5 includes a front wall 6 and
by to prevent accidental loss or unauthorized
a back wall ‘I, and said housing is closed and
withdrawal of said pen or pencil therefrom.
rounded at its lower end as at 8.
A further object of this invention is to provide
A lever 9 is disposed within the hollow housing
a clip, for the purpose described, which includes
5 and extends for substantially the full length of
quick releasable, spring actuated means to posi
the latter, said lever 9 being pivoted, intermediate
tively engage a person’s pocket.
10 its ends, as at ID, for swinging movement at its
An additional object of the invention is to pro
lower end toward and away from the barrel I.
vide a pen or pencil clip, as above, which includes,
The front wall 6 is cut away adjacent its upper
with an attaching member, a hollow ?nger-like
end to provide an opening II through which a
housing depending alongside the pen or pencil
rounded ?nger-piece I2 on the upper end of the
in spaced parallel relation, a pivotally mounted 15 lever 9 is adapted to project, and the back wall 'I
swing lever disposed in the housing, the upper
having its lower portion cut away to provide an
end of the lever including an outwardly project
opening I3 through which the corresponding por
ing ?nger piece and the lower end including an
tion of said lever 9 can swing inwardly beyond
inwardly projecting garment engaging prong, the
the vertical plane of the remaining portion of
housing being cut away so as to permit said ?nger 20 said wall.
piece and prong to extend outside said housing,
The lever 5 is of substantial width and is
and a spring in the housing engaging said lever
formed with parallel sides which engage with a
and urging ‘the latter in a direction to project
close running ?t with‘ corresponding sides I4 of
said prong outside the housing and into a gar
the housing 5, as clearly shown in Fig. 5, whereby
ment portion disposed between the housing and 25 swinging movement of said lever is guided.
pen or pencil.
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At its lower end the lever 9 includes an in
A further object of the invention is to provide
wardly projecting, garment engaging prong I5,
a simple and inexpensive device, and yet one
and a bowed leaf spring I6 is secured onto the
which will be exceedingly eifective for the purpose
inner face of back wall ‘I and engages the lever
for which it is designed.
30 9 above its pivot III, whereby to normally urge
These objects I accomplish by means of such
said lever in a direction to cause the prong I5 and
structure and relative arrangement of parts as
the corresponding part of said lever to swing out
will fully appear by a perusal of the following
of the housing 5 and toward the barrel I.
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speci?cation and claims.
When the above described safety clip is in use
In the drawing similar characters of reference
the front ll of the pocket is engaged between
indicate corresponding parts in the several views:
the barrel I and depending housing 5, as clearly
Figure 1 is a side elevation of the clip as in use;
shown in Fig. l; the prong l5, under the in?u
the housing being in section.
ence of the spring I6, being engaged with the
Figure 2 is a similar view but showing the clip
front of the pocket and thus effectively prevent
as released for removal of the pen or pencil from
the pocket.
I ing escape of the pen or pencil from said pocket.
To release the pen or pencil from the pocket,
Figure 3 is a side elevation of the clip, detached.
the rounded ?nger-piece I2 is engaged and de
Figure 4 is a top plan view of the clip, detached.
pressed inwardly, which‘ causes the lever 9 to
Figure 5 is a cross section on line 5-5 of Fig. 1.
swing about its pivot ID in a direction to retract
Referring now more particularly to the char 45 the prong I5 into said housing 5, as clearly shown
acters of reference on the drawing, the numeral
in Fig. 2, whereupon the pen or pencil can be
I indicates the barrel of a pen or pencil, which
readily withdrawn from the pocket.
barrel includes a removable head 2.
From the foregoing‘description it will be read
The safety clip to which this invention relates
ily seen that I have produced such a, device as.
comprises the following:
An attachment ring or collar 3 is engaged, sym
metrically, between the head 2 and the adjacent
end of barrel I in non-movable relation; such
attaghment collar including a laterally extending
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An elongated clip or'?nger-like'housing 5 de-'
substantially ful?lls the objects of the invention
as set forth h'erein.
While this speci?cation sets forth in detail the
present and preferred construction of the device,
still in practice such deviations from such de
56 tail may be resorted to as do not form a depar
2,405,176
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ture from the spirit of the invention, as de?ned
by the appended claims.
Having thus described my invention, what I
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2. A safety clip for a pen or pencil comprising
an elongated, hollow ?nger-like housing, means
to secure the housing to the upper portion of a
pen or pencil with the housing extending in sub
stantial parallelism with such pen or pencil, the
Letters Patent is:
inner face of the housing being open at the bot
1. A safety clip for a pen or pencil comprising
tom portion thereof, and the outer face of the
an elongated, hollow ?nger-like housing, means
housing being open at the top portion thereof, a
to secure the housing to the upper portion of a
lever pivoted intermediate its ends at a point
pen or pencil with the housing extending in sub
stantial parallelism with such pen or pencil, the lu in the housing intermediate the openings therein,
inner face of the housing being open at the bot
a bowed leaf spring engaged betweenlthe inner
back wall of the housing and the lever at a point
tom portion thereof, and the outer face of the
above the pivotal axis of the latter whereby to
housing being open at the top portion thereof,
normally maintain the upper and lower ends of
a lever pivoted intermediate its ends at a point
the lever projected out of the top and bottom
in the housing intermediate the openings therein,
openings, respectively, of the housing, a garment
yieldable means normally maintaining the upper
claim as new and useful and desire to secure by
and lower ends of the lever projected out of the
top and bottom openings, respectively, of the
housing, a garment engaging means on the lower
end of the lever and a, ?nger-engaging piece on
p the upper end 0i‘ the lever.‘
engaging means on the lower end of the lever,
and a ?nger-engaging piece on the upper end of
the lever.
ROY E. BARBER.
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