Single Edge Razor
FiledThursday, 2nd January 1908
PublishedTuesday, 20th October 1908
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, Martin Flynn, a citizen of the United States, residing at Paterson, in the county of Passaic and State of New Jersey, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Safety-Razors, of which the following is a specification.
This invention relates to safety razors, and it has for its object to simplify and improve the construction and operation of this class of devices.
Special objects of the present invention are to provide a safety razor which shall consist essentially of two parts, namely, the handle or holder and the blade; the blade being designed to be separably connected with the holder in such a manner as to enable the parts to be very readily connected or disassembled, as may be required.
Another object of the invention is to so simplify the construction of the holder that it may be readily manufactured at a very moderate expense.
Another object of the invention is to provide a safety razor which may be readily cleansed by simply immersing it in water or permitting the water to run over, and which shall be absolutely sanitary, providing no lurking places for germs whereby disease might be transmitted.
A still further and important object of the present invention is to construct a safety razor which may be used extensively for advertising purposes, the same being provided with a broad, flat handle upon which advertising matter may be appropriately stamped or inscribed; the improved article being of such exceeding simplicity that it may be profitably manufactured at an expense which will enable it to be advantageously used in this manner, for free distribution.
With these and other ends in view, which will readily appear as the nature of the invention is better understood, the same consists in the improved construction and novel arrangement and combination of parts which will be hereinafter fully described and particularly pointed out in the claims.
In the drawings has been illustrated a simple and preferred form of the invention; it being, however, understood that no limitation is necessarily made to the precise structural details therein exhibited, but that changes, alterations and modifications within the scope of the invention may be resorted to, when desired.
In the drawing:
Corresponding parts in the several figures are denoted by like characters of reference.
The improved safety razor is composed of the two principal parts, namely, the blade
The broad, flat elongated handle portion
From the foregoing description taken in connection with the drawings hereto annexed, the operation and advantages of this invention will be readily understood. The simplicity of construction is apparent at a glance, and it will likewise be apparent that the device may be cleansed and kept in a sanitary condition with perfect facility. The comb guard is offset from the plane of the arms carrying the blade just sufficiently to render the blade thoroughly efficient for shaving purposes.
The device may be manufactured at a price which will enable it to be used extensively for free distribution as an advertising novelty.
Having thus described the invention, I claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent:
1. In a safety razor, a holder comprising a handle, a head disposed in the plane of the handle, arms bent forwardly from the head at the ends of the latter, a downwardly offset cross-bar having guard teeth, said cross-bar being integral with the arms and serving to connect the latter, blade holding clips at the outer side edges of the arms, and struck up lugs at the forward ends of the arms, said lugs adapted to engage the forward corners of the razor blade and to constitute stops and guards for said corners.
2. In a safety razor, a holder, including a head, having forward extending arms provided with struck up sector shaped lugs constituting corner guards for the razor blade, said head being provided with slots adjacent to said lugs.
3. In a safety razor, a holder, including a broad, flat handle having an integral bead provided with forward extending arms, an integral downwardly offset cross-bar connecting said arms and having guard fingers provided with terminal hooks, blade holding clips at the outer side edges of the arms, struck up lugs adjacent to the forward ends of the arms; and a blade engaging stop upon the back of the head adjacent to the upper edge of the latter.
In testimony whereof I affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
Bennet T. Jones.