Otto Kampfe's Eyeglasses
Filed Thursday, 2nd January 1908
Published Tuesday, 22nd September 1908
Inventor Otto Kampfe
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To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, Otto Kampfe, a citizen of the United States, residing at the borough of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings, city and State of New York, have invented an Improvement in Eyeglasses, of which the following is a specification.
My invention relates to a device the function of which is to assist in maintaining or in other words insuring eyeglasses remaining in place on the nose of the wearer.
Heretofore many forms of holding-on devices have been used with more or less satisfactory results; those devices holding best however, leaving unsightly and often injurious marks on each side of the nose as the result of considerable pressure. The tendency of these holding-on devices or nose-pieces is to rise on the nose because of its tapering form and to loosen their grip with the rising movement, there being a tendency with this rising movement to throw the upper portion of the glasses forward, and the object of my invention is to prevent this rising movement by a pressure in another direction and thus assist in keeping the glasses to their place without undue pressure.
In carrying out my invention, I provide a triangular or
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In the particular device constituting my improvement I employ a wire frame of inverted
I have found by use and practical demonstration that this device is exceedingly efficient in keeping the eyeglasses not only in place with a firm seat but preventing any lengthwise or lateral swinging movement that might be due to the motion of the body or to the action of wind when the glasses are worn out of doors, thus making the glasses very steady in position and providing a firmer grip on the nose than is possible with the same nose pieces without the frame.
I claim as my invention:
1. A device of the character described, as an attachment to eyeglasses, having a spring bow and the usual nose grips; the same comprising a removable spring clip to engage the spring bow of the eyeglasses, and a part connected thereto and extending therefrom and adapted at its free end to bear upon the bridge of the nose of the wearer.
2. The combination with eyeglasses having a spring bow and the usual nose grips, of a device comprising a clip member to engage the spring bow and a frame member movably mounted upon the clip member and extending therefrom to a bearing upon the bridge of the nose.
3. The combination with eyeglasses having a spring bow, of a device comprising a plate provided with clips adapted to embrace the spring bow of the eyeglasses, a wire frame and a pivotal connection between the wire frame and the said plate, the end of the wire frame adapted to rest upon the bridge of the nose and inflexible in the line of pressure.
4. The combination with eyeglasses having a spring bow, of a device comprising a plate having clip members at one edge and horizontal lugs at the other, a hinge pin passing through the hinge lugs, a wire frame of inverted
Signed by me this 27th day of December 1907.
Geo. T. Pinckney,