Filed Wednesday, 18th March 1908
Published Tuesday, 23rd February 1909
Inventor James M. Wallace
Language EnglishCPC Classification:
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, James M. Wallace, citizen of the United States, residing at Spartanburg, in the county of Spartanburg and State of South Carolina, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Safety-Razors, of which the following is a specification.
The present invention relates to improvements in safety razors and has for its object to provide a novel device of this character which is simple and inexpensive in its construction and can be readily taken apart and packed in a comparatively small amount of space when not in use.
The invention further contemplates a novel means for securing the razor blade to the guard member in such a manner that while the blade is effectively retained against accidental displacement when in use, nevertheless it can be quickly removed from the guard and a new blade substituted therefor when required.
For a full description of the invention and the merits thereof and also to acquire a knowledge of the details of construction and the means for effecting the result, reference is to be had to the following description and accompanying drawings, in which:
Corresponding and like parts are referred to in the following description and indicated in all the views of the drawings by the same reference characters.
Referring to the drawings the numeral
The outer face of the guard plate
For the purpose of retaining the blade in position against the guard spring clamps
A socket or internally threaded sleeve
Having thus described the invention, what is claimed as new is:
1. In a safety razor, the combination of a guard having opposite ends thereof notched and provided at the base of the notches with depressions, a blade, means upon the guard for positioning the blade with the ends over the depressions to admit of the blade being grasped between the fingers when being applied to the guard or removed therefrom, and clamps received within the notches.and engaging the blade to retain it in position.
2. In a safety razor, the combination of a guard, a handle therefor, corner projections upon the guard, the said corner projections being notched, a blade positioned by the corner projections and having the corners thereof received within the said notches, and removable clamps for retaining the blade in position.
3. In a safety razor, the combination of a guard, a handle therefor, corner projections upon the guard, a blade positioned by the corner projections, and
4. In a safety razor, the combination of a guard provided upon one side with means for engaging a blade and, upon the opposite side with an internally threaded sleeve, a blade adapted to be applied to the guard, and a handle comprising a plurality of interchangeable sections each of which is provided at one end with threaded stud and at the opposite end with a socket, the stud being designed to engage either the sleeve of the guard or the socket of another handle section.
In testimony whereof I affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
James M. Wallace. [L. S.]
H. T. Crigler,
J. E. Bomas.