Straight Razor Pivot
FiledMonday, 20th June 1892
PublishedTuesday, 20th September 1892
InventorJohn G. Bestgen
Safety razors with fixed blade, e.g. with moulded-in blade
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 unchangeable blades
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, John G. Bestgen, of Somerville, in the county of Middlesex, State of Massachusetts, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Razor-Pivots, of which the following is a description sufficiently full, clear, and exact to enable any person skilled in the art of science to which said invention appertains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming part of this specification, in which—
Like letters of reference indicate corresponding parts in the different figures of the drawings.
The blades of razors are ordinarly
My invention is designed especially to overcome these objections and furnish a pivot mechanism, whereby the user can readily remount the razor-blade in a new handle when the original becomes broken and can adjust the blade therein so that its sharpened edge will not engage the edge of the handle when closing it.
In the drawings,
To obviate the necessity of bending the pivot to so adjust it that its edge will not engage the handle-plates, I turn a nut
Having thus explained my invention, what I claim is—
In a razor, the combination of two parallel handle-plates disposed apart from each other, a pivot-bolt passing through said handle-plates near one end of the handle, a nut on said pivot-bolt between said handle-plates, a razor-blade pivoted on said pivot-bolt between said nut and one of said handle-plates, and a nut on said pivot-bolt outside one of the handle-plates, the head of said bolt being outside the other handle-plate, and means for connecting the opposite ends of said handle-plates.
John G. Bestgen.
O. M. Shaw,