NOW 5, 1946. v s. WIRSING ETAL 2,410,617 HAIR CURLER ‘Filed Feb. 13,--1945’ [/4 23‘ Z7 25 2g 32 ‘ I é ~ limit.” I; zi~éz0 AZ? jay‘? . 33———- i | 2/ U. ,4“ Z7 ‘ WWI“ AU H“ - 34 w” v _ 5'” 730540 jog/Wm M/z'nsz'nj J j m, Attorneys 2,410,617 Patented Nov. 5, 1946 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,410,617 HAIR CURLER Sebastian Wirsing and Rosa Wirsing, Long Island City, N. Y. Application February 13, 1945, Serial No. 577,618 3 Claims. (Cl. 132—33) 1 2 This invention relates to hair curlers and has for its object to provide means for curling a strand of hair and placing a pair of “bobby” pins user wraps the strand around the member H, until a curl is formed of suitable diameter, then the said head 33, is held between the ?ngers of the user and gradually pulled from the curl which action will cause the upturned ends 29 and 30 to pass over the outer surfaces of the curl 3i, and the inner arms It and ll, of the clips 27 and 28, will be drawn within the curl and against the or the like thereon. Another object of the invention is to provide a member upon which a strand of hair may be curled, having means for retaining the end of the hair to be formed into the curl, said means inner surfaces thereof, whereby the curl-will be being adapted to being withdrawn after the curl has been formed and during the withdrawal 10 securely held by the said clips or “bobby” pins 21 and 28. After the curl has been held a sufficient thereof attach a pair of clips to the curl to hold time to form the curl, the said clips are removed. the same secured. It is thought that persons skilled in the art to Another object of the invention is to provide which the invention relates will be able to obtain a U-shaped member having means for holding and applying to a curl of hair a pair of clips. 15 a clear understanding of the invention after con sidering the description in connection with the Other features and advantages will become drawing. Therefore, a more lengthy description more readily apparent from the following de scription and the accompanying illustrative drawing in which: is regarded as unnecessary. Minor changes in shape, size and rearrange Figure 1 is an elevational view of my device, 20 ment of details and parts such as come within the purview of the invention claimed may be re Figure 2 is another elevational view thereof, sorted to, in actual practice, if desired. Figure 3 is an enlarged end view of Figure 1, I-Iavini-i.r now described our invention that which ‘ and we claim as new and desire to procure by Letters Figure 4 is an elevational view showing a curl secured by a pair of clips. 25 Patent is: 1. A hair curler comprising a U-shaped member In the accompanying drawing as above enu and a spring ?xed to one arm thereof and detach merated and in the following speci?cation, like ably engaging its other arm, the terminal of said characters of reference indicate like parts arms being apertured and a. pair of clips each throughout and in which 40, indicates my inven tion which comprises a U-shaped member ll, 30 having a straight arm for seating in one of the apertures and a curved arm bearing against the having arms I2 and i3, to the lower ends of which are secured clips l4 and IS, the arms [6 and I‘! of which are inserted through passages l3 and U-member arm to which it is attached. 2. A curler having arms with tubular ends, a I9, formed in the terminals 20 and 2|, of said spring clip having a straight arm projecting into arms 12 and [3. To the lower end of the arm I2, 35 one of the tubes and having an arm outwardly of the tubular end and bearing there-against at is ?xed a spring clip_22, adapted to cross the space one point, a spring intermediate the curler arms 23, between the arms l2 and I3, and the end 24, and ?xed to one thereof and bearing movably of which bears against the inner surface of the against the other, and a similar arranged clip arm [3. The elongated outer arms 25 and 26, of the clips 2'! and 28, the arms I6 and ll, of 40 carried by the other curler arm. 3. A curler having arms with tubular ends, a which are frictionally held in said passages l8 spring clip having a straight arm projecting into and I9, are turned out as at 29 and 30, but engage one of the tubes and having an arm outwardly the arms [2 and I3, frictionally at the bends 3| and 32, of said terminals 29 and 30. of the tubular end and bearing there-against at 2!, of the said member II, and up towards its bly against the other. In use a suitable strand of hair for forming a 45 one point, and a spring intermediate the curler arms and ?xed to one thereof and bearing mova curl is pushed in between the terminals 20 and head portion 33, which strand will be engaged and held by the spring end 24, whereupon the SEBASTIAN WIRSING. ROSA WIRSING.