Arnold Fountain Safety Razor
FiledThursday, 24th August 1905
PublishedTuesday, 5th February 1907
InventorFrederick Herbert Arnold
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Frederick H. Arnold, a citizen of the United States, residing at Reading, in the county of Berks and State of Pennsylvania, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Safety-Razors, of which the following is a specification.
This invention relates to improvements in safety-razors; and the object of the present invention is to produce a safety-razor that will contain all the advantages of an ordinary safety device of this kind and at the same time one that will be more compact and neat in appearance and of simpler construction.
The device comprises a set of blade-retaining plates held together by means of a handle lying in the same plane as the razor-blade.
The invention is fully described in the following specification and clearly illustrated in the accompanying drawings, in which—
The lower plate
The razor-blade is formed with a recess
The ease and accuracy with which my device may be assembled are essential features, and the fact that the device when assembled forms a comparatively straight body of uniform thickness permits it to be carried with ease and comfort and to be packed in a very small case.
Having thus fully described my invention, what I claim is—
A safety-razor comprising a guard-plate having a convex inner face and provided with a stem at one end, a clamping-plate having a concave inner face and also provided with a stem at one end, one of said plates being provided with a hook at its outer end and at its inner end with a lug, the other plate being provided with a recess at its outer end adapted to receive said hook, and at its inner end with an aperture adapted to receive said lug, a flexible blade adapted to be clamped between said plates and to conform to the curvature of their inner faces, said blade having a recess at each end adapted to receive said hook and lug, and a tubular handle adapted to engage and hold said stems.
In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in presence of two witnesses.
Frederick H. Arnold.
Ed. A. Kelly,
Cameron E. Strauss.