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Aug. 6,1946. r I J. SCHIER I 2,405,372 SELF-CLEANING‘ COMB AND CASE THEREFOR- I Filéd April 24,, 1945 Jééfé $012971, ’ Patented Aug. 6, 1946 2,405,372 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,405,372 . SELF-CLEANING COMB AND CASE THEREFOR. Joseph Schier, Binghamton, N. Y. I Application April 24, 1945, Serial No. 589,969 6 Claims. (01. 132-30) 2 This invention relates to combs, and more par ticularly, to a comb carried in a case provided bristles 6 and ‘I the wall members may be‘again ' fastened together at snap fastener 5. with means for automatically cleaning the comb. A main object of the invention is to provide an improved combination comb and case with clean In the modi?cation shown in Figure 3, one of the wall members comprises a ?exible portion 9 of fabric or other suitable ?exible material which ing means for the comb provided in said case. may be folded back with respect to a rigid wall A further object of the invention is to provide member ID for cleaning the bristles on the inner a novel self-cleaning comb and case combina surfaces of the Wall members. When ?exible tion of extremely simple and economic construc wall member 9 has been re-connected to rigid tion. 10 wall member I0, comb I may be cleaned in the Further objects and advantages of the inven same manner as in the preceding embodiment and tion will appear from the following description may be housed between the wall members in the and claims, and from the accompanying draw same manner as shown in Figure 1. ing wherein: While vcertain speci?c embodiments of combs Figure 1 is an elevational view of a combina 15 and cases therefor have been disclosed in the tion comb and case therefor in accordance with foregoing description, it will be understood that this invention. numerous modi?cations within the spirit of the Figure 2 is an elevational view of the comb and invention may occur to those skilled in the art. case structure of Figure 1 showing the comb in Therefore it is intended that no limitations be extended position. 20 placed on the invention other than as defined by Figure 3 is a view corresponding to Figure 2 but the scope of the appended claims. illustrating a modi?cation of the structure What is claimed is: thereof. . 1. A comb and case structure comprising a pair Figure 4 is a cross-sectional view taken on of wall members, a comb adapted to be received line 4-4 of Figure 2. 25 between said wall members to form a comb-pro~ Referring to the drawing, I designates a comb tecting assembly, a headed pin member pivotally member adapted to be contained between a pair connecting the wall members and the comb of Wall members 2 and 3, which may be of plastic adjacent one end of the assembly, means fasten or other suitable material. Comb I is pivotally ing the wall members together adjacent the other secured between wall members 2 and 3 by a rivet end of the assembly, the inner surfaces of the element 4 which loosely passes through the wall wall members being respectively provided with members and the comb adjacent one end of the bristle members, the bristle members of one wall assembly and provides a hinge for the comb with member being staggered with respect to the bristle respect to the wall members while allowing said members of the other wall member. wall members to be at times rotated with respect 2. The structure of claim 1, and wherein said to each other. Adjacent the other end of the means fastening the wall members together adja assembly a snap element 5 is provided comprising cent the other end of the assembly is a snap mating snap members fastened to the respective fastener. wall members for detachably securing the wall 3. The structure of claim 1, and wherein one members together. Embedded in wall member 2 40 of said wall members is rigid and the other wall at its inner surface are a plurality of longitudinal ‘ member is of ?exible material. rows of bristles 6. Embedded in wall member 3 4. A comb and case structure comprising a pair at its inner surface are a plurality of longitudinal of wall members, a comb adapted to be received rows of bristles ‘I, staggered with respect to bristles between said wall members to form a comb-pro 6, as shown in Figure 4. 45 tecting assembly, a rivet member pivotally con Comb I is adapted to be cleaned by rotating said necting the wall members and the comb adjacent comb clockwise on hinge 4 from an extended posi- » one end of the assembly, detachable securing tion such as shown in Figure 2, through wall means fastening the wall members together adja members 2 and 3 .50 that the rows of bristles 6 cent the other end of the assembly, the inner sur and 1 may clear the teeth of comb l of any loose 50 faces of the wall members being respectively pro hairs, dirt, dandruff or other material. Comb l is vided with longitudinal rows of bristle members, provided with an extension 8 for facilitating said the rows of one wall member being staggered with rotation. Comb l is otherwise normally retained respect to the rows of the other wall member. between wall members 2 and 3, as shown in ~ 5. The structure of claim 4, and wherein one Figure 1. 55 of said wall members is rigid and the other wall When it is desired to clean the bristles 6 and ‘I member is of ?exible material. ' of any accumulation of hairs and dirt, wall mem 6. The structure of claim 4,-and wherein said bers 2 and 3 may be separated by detaching them detachable securing means is a snap fastener. at snap fastener 5 and rotating them apart for access to their inside surfaces. After cleaning 60 JOSEPH SCHIER.