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Патент USA US3077700

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Feb. 19, 1963
Filed Jan. 17, 1961
Samuel Feldman
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Patented Feb. 19, 1963
prises a thin, ?exible plastic sheet 18 having a convex
outer edge 19, a concave inner edge 29 and side edges
21. The device 17 is secured to visor 11 by spaced,
Samuel Feldman, 21 W. 4th St., Hewlett, N51’.
small rivets 22; the concave and convex edges of device
Filed Jan. 17, 1961, Ser. No. 83,262
17 being located adjacent the corresponding concave and
1 Claim. (Q1. 40-429)
convex edges of the cap visor respectively.
This invention relates to a combination cap and scor
On the exposed surface of sheet 18 there is imprinted
ing device; and more particularly, concerns a cap pro
a plurality of sets of successive digits 0 to 9; the sets
vided with a golf scoring device.
being spaced and in symmetric disposition relative to the
conventionally, golfers keep score with respect to the 10 edges 19, 20 and 21 of sheet 18. Also, the digits in each
successive holes, by means of a pad and pencil. This is
set S are in circular arrangement. Preferably, there are
an ine?icient procedure since either the pad or pencil may
a total of 18 sets of digits disposed in adjacent arcuate
be readily lost or mislaid; and normally the single indi
rows of 9 each; representing the usual 18 hole golf game.
vidual keeping score for a twosome or foursome, is in
Sheet 18 carries a plurality of thin, circular discs 23
convenienced by such task.
15 of plastic material; each disc 23 being rotatably mounted
Accordingly, an object of this invention is to provide
on the sheet by means of a rivet 24 and located to cover
a scoring device or tally means which is mounted on the
a single set of digits S.
The discs 23 are notched at an
underside of a cap visor; which may be manually manipu
edge portion thereof as at 25 so as to expose a single
digit. It will be apparent that upon rotating a disc 23
lated to record the score for successive holes; and which
eliminates the need for pencils or pads and allows each 20 there is successively exposed the successive digits of the
player to keep his own score in an expeditious manner.
set. To facilitate the manual rotation of the discs 23,
Another object of this invention is to provide a tally
the same are formed with integral protuberances 26 dis
posed along the periphery thereof.
device in the form of a thin ?exible sheet which may be
readily mounted on the underside of a cap visor so that
Rivets 214 have thin ?at head portion 27 for engaging
the same is inconspicuous, ready at hand for use; which 25 the inner surface portions of sheet 18 and the rivets
provide su?icient friction between the discs 23 and sheet
does not add any substantial weight or bulk to the visor;
and which may be manufactured and applied to the cap
18 to retain each disc in position on the sheet until posi
visor at a nominal cost.
tively rotated to expose a selected digit.
A further object of this invention is to provide a golf
It will be apparent that device 17 may also be used
scoring device which comprises a single thin sheet of 30 to keep score in baseball games, inning by inning for
material and a plurality of thin discs rotatably mounted
both teams. Obviously, the number of sets of digits S
thereon, to minimize bulk and thickness of the device and
and the corresponding discs 23 may be varied to allow
adapting the same to be conveniently mounted and car
scoring for other games.
ried on the underside of a cap visor.
As various changes might be made in the embodiment
Other objects of this invention will in part be obvious 35 of the invention herein shown without departing from
and in part hereinafter pointed out.
the spirit thereof, it is understood that all matter herein
In the drawing,
described or shown shall be deemed illustrative and not
FIG. 1 is a plan View showing a combination cap and
limiting except as set forth in the appended claim.
scoring device embodying the invention; .and
Having thus disclosed my invention, I claim as new
FIG. 2 is an enlarged transverse sectional view of a 40 and desire to protect by Letters Patent:
portion of the scoring device, taken on the line 2--2 of
In combination, a cap having a visor including a con
FIG. 1.
cave inner edge and a convex outer edge, a golf scoring
The instant invention comprises essentially a conven
device mounted on the underside of said visor, said de
tional cap such as may be Worn by golfers and including
vice comprising a thin ?exible sheet having a concave
the usual projecting visor; in association with a score or 45 edge and a convex edge respectively disposed adjacent
tally device mounted on the underside of the visor. Such
the concave and convex edges of said visor, said sheet
device comprises a thin ?at sheet of plastic or ‘other suit
being imprinted on the exposed surface thereof with a
able material which has imprinted on the outer exposed
sufficient number of spaced, circularly arranged digits
surface thereof a plurality of sets of digits; each set be
to provide one circular arranged digits for each hole
ing in circular arrangement and there being 18 of such 50 of a golf course, a thin ?at, opaque disc covering
sets corresponding to the usual 18 hole golf score. Thin
each set of digits, means for rotatably mounting each
?at discs are rotatably mounted on the sheet to cover
disc on said sheet, each disc being notched on an edge
the digits in the respective sets of digits, each disc being
portion thereof to expose a single digit.
notched on the edge thereof to expose a single digit.
Thus, as shown in FIG. 1, 10 designates a combination 55
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
cap and score device embodying the invention. The same
comprises a conventional cap visor 11 having its concave
inner edge 12 secured to sweatband 13 and crown 14 by
stitching 15. The convex outer edge of visor 11 is indi
cated at 16.
A golf scoring device, generally designated at 17, is
mounted on the underside of visor 11.
Device 17 com
Blecker _____________ __ June 23,
Pangratz ____________ __ May .24,
Tannenbaum __________ __ Oct. 6,
Oliveira _____________ __ June 12,
McKennett ___________ .__ July 8,
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