NOV. 5', 1946. J |_ TREVINO _ I - ' all-10534 FLATIRON HOLDER Filed July 8, 1943 1.2 III/IA III/III — IN VEN TOR. '//1/0 CE/DVT/ .ZZ’EV/(VO, 2,410,534 Patented Nov. 5, 1946 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFIEE 2,410,534 FLATIRON HOLDER Inoccnti Trevino, Los Angeles, Calif. Application July 8, 1943, Serial No. 493,849 ' 1 Claim. (01. 38—107) 2 manipulating said rail and one of the keepers I5 and a block it, secured to the under side of the board, serve as stops to limit the movement of the rail in both directions. To secure the holder in position beneath the ironing board, a‘ strap l9 composed of a series of metal plates or links hinged to each other, is employed. At one end of this strap the link or plate terminates in a hook 20 which is adapted My invention relates to a holder for flat irons and has for its principal objects, to provide a simple, practical and inexpensive holder, and to mount same on an ironing board so as to con veniently receive and hold a ?at iron at the end or side of the board and further, to mount the holder on the board so that it may be readily swung into and secured in an out-of-the-way position beneath the board while the latter is not in use or While in storage or transportation. 10 to engage a pin 2| on one of the keepers l5 and the link at the other end of the strap is provided with an inverted key hole shaped aperture 22 which detachably engages the headed end of a pin or bolt 23, the latter being seated in the edge board. _ With the foregoing and other objects in view, 15 of the board (see Fig. 7). There is suf?cient lateral play between the links my invention consists in certain novel features of the strap I!) to enable hook 20 to be slipped of construction and arrangement of parts which onto and off pin 2|, even while the opposite end, will be hereinafter more fully described and of said belt is applied to pin 23. claimed and illustrated in the accompanying If desired, a conventional link chain may take 20 drawing in which: the place of the ?exible strap l9. When in use Fig. 1 is a top plan view of the holder in posi during ironing operations the holder and asso tion for use on the end of an ironing board. ciated parts occupy the positions as illustrated Fig. 2 is a view looking against the underside A further object of my invention is, to provide simple and e?icient means for securing the holder in its out of service position beneath the ironing of an ironing board and showing the holder ap plied thereto. Fig. 3 is a detail vertical section taken on the line 3—3 of Fig. 1. ' Fig. 4 is a longitudinal section taken on the line in Figs. 1, 2 and 3 and when folded into an out 25 of service position, the parts are disposed as illus trated in Fig. 5. Thus it will be seen that I have'provided a ?at . Y iron holder attachment for ironing boards which is simple in structure, inexpensive of manufac 4—4 of Fig. 2. Fig. 5 is an enlarged section similar to Fig. 4 30 ture and very effective in performing the func tions for which it is intended. and showing the holder positioned and secured It will be understood that minor changes in in its out of service position beneath the board. the size, form and construction of the various Fig. 6 is a cross section taken on the line 6-6 parts of my improved flat iron holder may be of Fig. 5. made and substituted for those herein shown and Fig. 7 is an elevational view taken looking in described without departing from the spirit of the direction of the arrow l in Fig. 5. the invention, the scope of which is set forth in Referring by numerals to the accompanying the appended claim. drawing which illustrates a preferred embodiment I claim as my invention: of my invention, 10 designates the holder which Securing means for a flat iron holder hinged is preferably formed of sheet metal contoured 40 to the end of an ironing board. comprising a strap to correspond with the shape of a conventional composed of a plurality of ?exibly connected links flat iron and said holder comprising a flat bottom disposed lengthwise, beneath the end of the iron plate I I and upstanding marginal wall l2, the ing board on which the ?at iron holder is latter being provided on its upper edge with a 45 mounted, the free end of the link at the outer 'bead IS. end of the strap being provided with a key hole The holder is mounted at either end or side shaped opening adapted to receive a headed pin of an ironing board such as B by means of spaced on the end of the ironing board, a keeper secured hinges M, which are arranged so that the holder to the underface of the ironing board inwardly may be swung into position beneath the board as 50 from its end, a transversely disposed pin secured illustrated in Fig. 5. at one end to and spaced apart from said keeper Arranged for sliding movement in keepers I5 and a hook formed on the free end of the link on the under side of the board is a rail or bar It at the inner end of the strap, for detachably which when moved outward to the limit of move ' engaging said pin and thereby secure the strap ment, projects beneath the holder ll] thus ?rmly 55 in position beneath the flat iron holder when supporting same in position for use. same is positioned beneath the ironing board. The inner end of the rail I8 is extended down ward as designated by l‘! to form a handle 1:01.‘ INOCENTI TREV'INO.