FiledMonday, 11th September 1905
PublishedTuesday, 11th September 1906
InventorLevi T. Snow
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Levi T. Snow, a citizen of the United States, residing at New Haven, in the county of New Haven and State of Connecticut, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Safety-Razors; and I do hereby declare the following, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings and the letters of reference marked thereon, to be a full, clear, and exact description of the same, and which said drawings constitute part of this specification, and represent, in—
My invention relates to an improvement in safety-razors, the object being to produce a simple and compact device constructed with particular reference to superior convenience and effectiveness in use.
With these ends in view my invention consists in a safety-razor having certain details of construction, as will be hereinafter described, and pointed out in the claims.
In carrying out my invention as herein shown I employ a straight tubular handle
By turning the finger-piece
It is apparent that in carrying out my invention some changes from the construction herein shown and described may be made. I would therefore have it understood that I do not limit myself thereto, but hold myself at liberty to make such departures therefrom as fairly fall within the spirit and scope of my invention.
Having fully described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is—
1. In a safety-razor, the combination with the handle thereof, of a backing-plate extending in line with the said handle and rigid therewith and having a convex outer face, of an operating-plate having a convex inner face for coaction with the convex outer face of the backing-plate, a longitudinally-movable operating-bar, a finger-piece for operating the said bar, and means for connecting the operating-bar and the operating-plate, whereby the said bar and plate are moved toward each other to hold and flex the blade.
2. In a safety-razor, the combination with the handle thereof, of a backing-plate extending in line with the said handle and made rigid therewith and having a convex outer face, of an operating-plate having a convex inner face coacting with the convex outer face of the backing-plate and provided with two studs having beveled notches and extending from rear to front through holes in the backing-plate, an operating-bar formed with slots for the reception of the said studs, and with bevels for coaction with the beveled notches of the said studs, and a finger-piece combined with the handle and connected with the said operating-bar for moving the same longitudinally.
3. In a safety-razor, the combination with the handle thereof, of a backing-plate extending in line with the said handle and made rigid therewith, having comb-teeth upon its side edges and having a convex outer face, an operating-plate having a convex inner face for coaction with the convex outer face of the backing-plate and provided with notched studs which pass from rear to front through the backing-plate, an operating-bar having slots for the reception of the said studs and formed with bevels to enter the notches thereof, a stem located upon the said operating-bar and extending into the handle, and a finger-piece engaging with the said stem for longitudinally moving the bar, and hence securing the inward movement of the operating-plate.
In testimony whereof I have signed this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.
Levi T. Snow.
Clara L. Weed,
George D. Seymour.