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2,407,172 Patented Sept. 3, 1946 »UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,407,172 GAME CARRIER v Clarence H. McMillan, Minneapolis, Minn. Application November 17, 1945, Serial No. 629,305 3 Claims. (Cl. 224-58) 1 2 bird is inserted therethrough and the noose ll is tightened around the neck of the bird. The improved game carrier is designed to carry My invention relates to improvements in game carriers, and more particularly, to a carrier for ducks and other game birds. An object of this invention is to provide a twenty birds, five by each strap 1. Obviously, each noose Il is self-adjusting so that there is no chance of the noose Il becoming loose and releasing a bird held thereby. The noose l I will der or hung from a support in an automobile. hold, say, ñve birds, equally as well as one bird. Another object of this invention is to provide a As previously stated, the carrier may be held in game carrier having means for carrying game birds in groups and each of said means being 10 the hand, thrown over the shoulder or hung on a support in an automobile. In carrying a plu self-adjusting. rality of birds by the carrier, they will, of course, A still further object of this invention is to be equally or substantially equally divided among provide a game carrier which, when not in use. the several straps 1. This distribution of the may be stored or carried in a relatively small and 15 birds substantially balances the load from the compact space. four corners of the handle 5 which makes the Other objects of this invention will be apparent carrier easy to carry. ' from the following description, reference being From what has been said, it will be understood simple and highly efficient game carrier that may be carried by hand, thrown over the shoul had to the drawing. To the above end, generally stated, the inven- tion consists of the novel construction and ar rangement hereinafter described and defined in the claims. , that the game carrier described is capable of modification as to details of construction and ar rangement within the scope of the invention herein disclosed and claimed. What I claim is: In the accompanying drawing, which illus' l. A game carrier comprising a rectangular trates the invention, like characters indicate like leather handle having in each end portion two 25 parts throughout the several views. pairs of holes, the holes of each pair being sub Referring to the drawing: stantially parallel to the longitudinal edges of` Fig. 1 is a View in side elevation of the game the handle, and pairs of long rawhide straps, each carrier showing one of the looped straps folded ' to form a noose, a portion of the handle being broken away and sectioned; Fig. 2 is an end elevation ofthe game carrier as shown in Fig. 1; Fig. 3 is a plan view of the handle with the looped straps removed; and strap being folded upon itself to form a loop, the 30 end portions of each strap being inserted through one pair of said holes and connected, each looped strap being capable of being folded to form a running noose. 2. A game carrier comprising a rectangular i leather handle having in each end portion two Fig. 4 is a fragmentary perspective view of one 35 pairs of holes, the holes of each pair being sub of the looped straps showing a step in the proc stantially parallel to the longitudinal edges of ess of connecting the end portions thereof. The numeral 5 indicates a rectangular leather handle having four holes 6 punched in each end. portion thereof. Attached to each end portion of the handle 5 are two straps 1 of rawhide and each strap is folded upon itself to form a long the handle, and pairs of long rawhide straps, each strap being folded upon itself to form a loop, the end portions of each strap being inserted through one pair of said holes from the under side of the handle, each looped strap being ca pable of being folded to form a running loop. loop. Each strap 'l is attached to the handle '5 3. A game carrier comprising a rectangular by having its end portions inserted through two 45 leather handle having in each end portion two of the holes 6 and connected by a knot 8. The pairs of holes, the holes of each pair being sub knot 8 is formed by cutting a slit 9 in each end stantially parallel to the longitudinal edges of portion of the strap 1 and inserting the end por- Y the handle, and pairs of long rawhide straps, tions through the slits 9, as shown in Fig. 4,` and each strap being folded upon itself to form a loop, then by pulling said end portions in opposite di 50 the `end portions of each strap being inserted through one pair of said holes, the end portions rections, to form the knot 8. The end portions of of each strap having therein, above the handle, the straps 1, outwardly of the slits 9, are cut slits, each end portion of each looped strap being to form points l0 to facilitate the insertion there» inserted through the slit in the other end portion of through the slits 9 and also add to the attrac and said end portions tightened to form a knot, tiveness of the game carrier. 55 each looped strap being capable of being folded To attach a game bird to the carrier, one of the looped straps 1 is again folded upon itself` to form therein a running noose Il and the head of the to form a running noose. v CLARENCE H. MCMILLAN.