Патент USA US2405788код для вставки
Aug.__ 13, 1946. H. HENSCHEL 2,405,788 SHIRT COLLAR Filed 'Feb. ‘.8, 1945 m ec'lzz BY Jmm5%L . 542mm 3:16 ATTORNEY‘ Patented Aug. 13, 1946 2,405,788 UNITED STATES PATENT 1OFLF'I1CE Heinz Hens’chel, Johannesburg, lTransva'al, Union - ‘of 'South Africa, assignor of ‘one-half to Heinz vBernhard Hammerschlag, Johannesburg, Transvaal, Union‘ of South Africa Application February 8, 1945, Serial ‘No. 576,729 .In'th'e 'Unioniof South Africa March 21, 1944 .1 -2 > Claims. (01. 2—139) This invention-relates to shirt :c'ollars,;and more particularly ‘to turn-down'colla‘rs ‘and the means fol-attaching them to their shirts. The object of the invention is to provide a ‘turn-down collar having its normally exposed . portion easily replaceable while it is secured to the ‘shirt in such a manner that it can be worn 2 I remains permanently attached to vthe shirtrtwo or more of the turn down portions 3 are supplied with the shirt and whenvon'eis worn it can here moved and replaced with a spare one by the use of this invention. A simple lacing process. is .all that .;is required for such replacement, that is there is no necessity .ofyhaving.recourse‘toima-y and laundered without removal from the shirt. chine or hand sewing. Normally a turn-down collar is either attached The upright portion 2 of the collar is made of to the neckband of a shirt by two studs one in 10 two thicknesses 6, ‘I, of the shirting material with, front and one at the back or it is permanently if desired, the stiffening material 8 between them. fastened by means of stitching to the neckband. The edge 9 of the neck opening of the shirt is The permanently fastened collar is more com placed between the hemmed edges of 6 and ‘l and fortable to wear; it can be worn without a tie the parts stitched together. This permanently as an open-neck shirt, it is also more convenient 15 fastens the upright portion 2 to the shirt. because it is laundered with the shirt. Owing to the fact that the greatest wear on a shirt‘ occurs around the top of the collar the detachable collar is popular and usually two collars are supplied with each shirt. Each collar is usually made from two thicknesses of the shirting material with a stiifening insertion between the thicknesses. The collar is made wide enough to be folded in half and s0 becomes a “turn-down” collar. The The top I!) of the upright portion 2 is made double. The inner portion, that is the part to wards the inside of the shirt, and exposed to view, has a plain unbroken surface. Turned down and inside this top edge I0 is a lining I I as shown and outside of that again is a ring or flap I2 so that between II and I2 a channel I3 is formed. I I and I2 are perforated with lace holes I4, I5 respectively and regularly spaced and inside up-standing portion is attached to the 25 placed opposite one another. neckband and the turn-down portion folds over and covers the necktie except where it is tied in front of the collar. In this invention the turn down collar is made in two portions. The up right inner portion and the turn-down outer por 30 tion including the top of the collar Where the greatest wear occurs. ' The channel I 3 is made‘ suitable in depth to accommodate the inner folded down rim 5 of the turned-down portion of the collar 3. This rim 5 is provided with lace holes I6 similarly placed in relation to lace holes I4, [5 in II and I2. The collar is suitably shaped particularly where the ends I‘! meet. At one end I‘! (as shown on the right hand in the drawing) is attached the end I8 of a lace I9. This lace may Fig. 1 shows the upper portion of a shirt with the collar according to this invention in place 35 be made by folding and stitching a narrow strip of the shirting material; otherwise it may be but with one end upturned. made of plastic or other semi-stiff and resilient Fig. 2 shows the shirt with the outer portion of material. . The end of the lace I9 opposite end the collar removed. Fig. 3 shows a portion of Fig. 1 but with the 40 I8 may be suitably stiffened to form a tag 20. With the rim 5 of turned down portion 3 of the parts partially disconnected. ' collar inserted in channel I3 that is, with the Fig. 4 shows a portion of a spare collar. two portions 2 and 3 of collar I in proper position, Fig. 5 is a sectional view taken approximately the tag 20 is passed through the end holes I6 on the line 5-5 of Fig. 1. The invention is illustrated in the accompany ing drawing in which in rim 5 and out through the corresponding hole According to this invention, and as shown in 45 I5 in ?ap I2, then back again through the next the drawing, the collar I consists of the upright hole I5, through the corresponding hole It and inner portion 2 and the turn-down outer portion into the hole I4. The tag 20 is now passed along 3 with a fold at 4 providing an inner rim 5. This beneath the lining II to be brought out through inner downwardly projecting rim 5 is removably the next hole I4 through It then I5. It is then attached to the top of the upright portion 2. The 50 passed back through I5 and the corresponding attachment is made in such a manner that the next series of holes and so back and forth until shirt and collar can be worn and laundered as the lacing has passed right round the collar and comfortably and easily as if the collar was perma the tag 20 has emerged at end I‘! (on the left nently attached to the shirt. At the same time, of the drawing) through the end hole I5. A pair ' while the inner or upright portion 2 of the collar 55 of extra holes 2| may be made near this point of r 2,405,788 3 4 vided upper portions of the upstanding part of exit and in the outside wall of the portion 2, as shown, into which the end of the tag 20 may be passed to be held conveniently out of the way. the collar, lace holes in the folded edge of the collar spaced to correspond with th holes in the With the lacing made as described and com pleted it is not visible with the shirt worn in the normal manner. The shirt and collar can means for removably securing the urned down edge of the collar to the divided upp r portion of be washed and laundered as one article and un til, due to wear or otherwise, it is desired to re outside portion of the upstandin part, and the upstanding part by a lace passed‘ through the lace holes. 2. A shirt having a turndown collar, said col place the turn-down or outer portion 3 no part. of the lacing is disturbed. When a change has 10 lar made in two parts the inner or upstanding part of the collar permanently attached to the to be made the tag 20 is withdrawn from holes 2! shirt and having its upper edge divided into out and the parts are unlaced. ' The old portion 3 side and inside portions the outside portion hav is removed and may be discarded and the new ing regularly placed lace holes, a lining to the in portion 3, Fig. 4, is laced in place. As the collar at fold 4 is probably the only part of the shirt 15 side portion also provided with lace holes, the turn-down part of the collar folded at its upper ?rst to wear out the replacement of old portion edge, said inside turned down edge adapted to 3 by a new portion of collar I renovates the shirt fit between the divided ‘upper portions of the and makes it ?t for further service. upstanding part of the collar, lace holes in the What I claim as new and desire to secure by folded edge of the collar spaced to correspond Letters Patent is: 20 1. A shirt having a turndown collar, said collar made in two parts the inner or upstanding part of the collar permanently attached to the shirt and having its upper edge divided into outside and inside portions the outside portion having 25 regularly placed lace holes, the turn-down part of the collar folded at its upper edge, said inside turned down edge adapted to ?t between the di with the two sets of holes in the inner lining and in the outside portion of the upstanding part, and means for removably securing the turned down edge of the collar to the divided upper portion‘ of the upstanding part by a lace passed through the lace holes. ' I-IEINZ HENSCHEL.