|Publication number||US1680158 A|
|Publication date||7 Aug 1928|
|Filing date||2 Sep 1927|
|Priority date||2 Sep 1927|
|Publication number||US 1680158 A, US 1680158A, US-A-1680158, US1680158 A, US1680158A|
|Inventors||Matson Charles I|
|Original Assignee||Matson Charles I|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (1), Classifications (6)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
Aug, 7, 1928 C. I. MATSON CUFF LINK Filed Sept. 1927 Mar 5 ATTORNEY Patented Aug. 7, 1928.
01:11am I. MATSON,
or 'oHIcAeo, ILnrnoIs.
Application fi1ed S eptember2, 1927. Serial No. 217,160.
provements in cuff links and has for its principal object the provision of an improved construction of this character which will be highly efiicient in use and economical in manufacture.
Among the several objects of the invention is to provide a cuff link which includes two buttons joined together in a manner for movement toward and away from each other as the cuff, with which the links are associated, is pulled upwardly or downwardly relative to the arm of the wearer. I
A still further object of the invention is to provide a cuff link which will permit the cuff with which the link is associated, to be pulled upwardly or downwardly relative to the arm of the wearerand which will function to retain the" cuff in a predetermined 2o position upon the arm.
. Other objectswil'l appear hereinafter.
The invention" consists inthe novel combination and arrangement of parts to be hereinafter described and claimed. The invention will be best understood by reference to the accompanying drawings,
showing the preferred form of construction and in which: 7 Fig. 1 is a side elevational View of the an invention;
Fig. 2 is a sectional detail view of the same; I
Fig. 3 is an edge view of one, of the but tons of the cuff link;
plate of another of the buttons; and
Fig. 5; is an edge view of the plate shown in Fig. 4:. V
, Referring more particularly to the drawings, my improved cuff link is indicated at 10. This cuff link includes two buttons 11 and 12, the structure of which will now be more fully described in the preferred form.
The button 11 comprises two. elongated plates 13 arranged in spaced relation with respect to each other. These parts are joined together by means of pins 14:, and a pin 15 arranged between the pins 14 and from alignmentwith respect to said pins. Mounted on the pins 14 and 15 and groove rollers 16 and 17 respectively and passing over the rollers 16 is a cord 18 preferably of elastic construction.
" Formed on the inner surfaces of the plates 13 and arranged diagonally with respect thereto are two ribs 19 spaced from each This invention relates to certain novel im- Fig. 4 is an inside elevational view ofone otherto provide a jaw within which the end portion 20 of the cord is adapted to be clamped.
From the" lower of the rollers 16 the cord portion 16 ispassed over the roller 17 from the edge 21 of the plates.
The button 12 comprises two plates 22 and 23 spaced from each other and joined together by means of pins 24 upon which is mounted rollers 25 and 26. The portion 16 of the cord passes through an opening 27 formed in the plate 23, said opening being reinforced by a bushing 28 to remove a sharp edge. From this opening the cord passes over the rollers 25 and 26.
The end portion 29 of the cord is secured in place in the following manner.
In the plate 23 there is formed two oppositely disposed converging slots 30, each being of a width less than the diameter of the cord. This end of the cord is looped and portions 31 of the loop are wedged in the slots to effect connection of the cord to the plate 23.
By the use of an expansionable cord it will be apparent that the buttons will adjust themselves'relative to each other when the cufl is moved relative to the arm.
While I have illustrated and described the preferred form of construction for carrying my invention into effect, this is capable of variation and modification, without departing from thespirit of the invention. I, therefore, do notwish to be limited to the precise details of construction set forth, but desire to avail myself of such variations and modifications as come within the scope of the appended claims.
Having thus described my invention what I claim as new and desire to protect by Letters Patent is: I V
1. A cuff link comprisinga button including two plates spaced from each other, pin members connecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members carried by said pin members, a cord having one end portion arranged between the plates and passing over said rollers, means connecting said end portion between said plates, a second button comprising two plates arranged in opposed relation with respect to each other, pin members connecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members on said pin members, the opposite end portion of said cord being arranged between said plates of said second button and passing over pin members connecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members carried by said second mentioned rollers, and means connecting said opposite end portion of said cord to one of the plates of said "second button. A a i 2. A cuii link comprising a button including two plates spaced from each other, pin members connecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members carried by said pin members, a cord having one end portion arranged between the plates and.
passing over said rollers, lugs carried by said plates providing a aw for clampmgly receiving the extremity of said end portion of the cord, a second button comprising two plates arranged 1n opposed relation with respect to each other, p111 members connectlng said plates in said spaced relation, roller members on said pin members, the opposite end portion of said cord being-arranged between said plates of said second button and passing over said second mentioned rollers, and means connecting sa d-opposite endpon I tion of saidcord to one of the second button. i
3. A cufi" link comprising a button including two plates spaced from each other,
plates of said said pin members, a. cord having one end portion arranged between the platesand passing over said rollers, means connecting said end portion between said plates, a secondibutton comprising two plates arranged plates of said'second button and passing over f QlIlfOPPOSGd relation with respect to :each
other, pin membersconnecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members on said pin members, the opposite end portion ofsaid cord being arranged between said said second mentioned rollers, oneozt said plates havingforme'd'therein two spaced. converging slots intowhich the extremity of said opposite end portionof the cord is adapted to be wedged;
4'.-A cut? link comprising a ,buttonlineluding two plates spaced from each other,
pin members connecting said plates in said spaced relation, roller members carried by said pinmembersfa cord having one end end portion of the cord is adapted to be wedged. it
5. A cuff link comprising two buttons, an extension member connecting said buttons -into whichthe extremity of said opposite together, means connecting one end portion of said member to onset said buttons, and
means connecting the opposite end portion of said member to the other of the buttons,
said member having portions'adjacent said end p ortions loose l; arranged between the" walls of each of said buttons.-
6. A cufl' linlr comprising two plates arranged in spaced relation with respect to each other, meansconnecting said plates in,v said spaeedrelation, a member. havinga portion-arranged between the; plates and over the connecting means of- ;one of the bnttonsand extending from said onefot the buttons with an opposite portion disposed between the plates and over. the connecting means of the other of the buttons, and means connecting the endportionsof said member to said plates. p a v a i In testimony whereof I afliX mysignature.
CHARLES 1., MA'rsoN.
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