Terry's Safety Razor
Filed Monday, 5th October 1903
Published Tuesday, 2nd August 1904
Inventor Orange S. Terry
Language EnglishCPC Classification:
Safety razors with one or more blades arranged transversely to the handle involving blades with only one cutting edge
Performing Operations; Transporting
Hand Cutting Tools; Cutting; Severing
Hand-Held Cutting Tools Not Otherwise Provided For
Razors of the open or knife type; Safety razors or other shaving implements of the planing type; Hair-trimming devices involving a razor-blade; Equipment therefor
Razors of the open or knife type; Safety razors or other shaving implements of the planing type; Hair-trimming devices involving a razor-blade; Equipment therefor involving changeable blades
Safety razors with one or more blades arranged transversely to the handle
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Orange S. Terry, of Toledo, county of Lucas, and State of Ohio, have invented new and useful Improvements in Safety-Razors; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, which will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon, which form part of this specification.
This invention relates to improvements in safety-razors, and has for its object to provide a safety-razor so constructed: that the blade will automatically properly adjust itself into the blade-holder regardless of its shape or size within the limits of the device without the adjustment of any part and without the use of any tool.
This invention also has for its object to provide a safety-razor having a retaining-piece that can be released with the thumb of the hand holding the razor, and thus leaving the other hand free for removing the blade.
Economy of construction is another purpose of my invention and is accomplished by the use of a less number of parts than has been heretofore used.
In the accompanying drawings,
In the drawings is shown a casing
It will be seen that a blade of minimum thickness will just touch the clip-points
Journaled to the casing across its full width is a top piece
Having described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is—
1. In a safety-razor, the combination of a casing, having guard-teeth
2. In a safety-razor, the combination with a handle, of a casing provided with a series of guard-teeth
In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my own I hereto affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
Orange S. Terry.
Wm. K. Terry,