US 1812233 A
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.um 30,1931. l- RBOYD 1,812,233
BELT BUCKLE Filed Sept. 30, 1929 Patented June 3o,l 192.1` F
- n RANDOLPH BOYD; or GALvA," ILLINOIS Application mea Y'september so, 1329-` seriai No, 396,345.'
formed inthe outer wall 7 of the buckle, Y
This invention has reference tofbelt buckles' for personal use, they primary object of the inventionbeing to provide a belt buckle which will prevent sagging of the belt underthe weight of thebuckle.
Another obJect of the invention is to` pro vide a buckle whichwill hold-thebeltflatv` and prevent curling of the belt at the free end thereof. Y
.Y A still further object of the invention is the provision of a detachable belt buckle which f may be readily and easily removed for trans nation and arrangement of parts and in thel ferring the buckle from one belt to another.
With theV foregoing and other objects in view, which will appear as the 'description proceeds', the invention resides in the combidetails of construction hereinafter described and claimed, it being understood that changes in the preciseembodiment of the invention herein disclosed, may be made within the scope of what is claimed, without departing I c c y n. Y V In a'belt, a buckle embodying an elongated i bodyzportion Lhaving spaced outerk 'andfin-nerr wa-ils, the outer wall being cut away provid,- ing atongue opening, a tongue pivotallyco'n'-` nected `withthe inner' wall and extending" i i' from the spiritof the invention.
' Referring to the drawings: v
Figure l is a planyiew ofV a bucklecon-` structed in accordance with theinvention. n n
Figure 2 is a bottom plan view thereof, v
Figure 3 is a longitudinal sectional view through the buckle. f
Figure 4 is a sectional view taken on line 4 4 of FigureQ. i .v
Referringto the drawings ndetal, die, buckle includes an elongated body portionV v indicated generallyby thereference characfv` ter 5, the same being hollow, defininganinner wall 6 and an outer wall 7. lThe'w'all 6 is 'formed with a substantially shaped outV Y out portion providing an opening 8 and an opening 9, the opening Sybeing designed to permit one end ofthe belt, which isindicatedl bv the reference'character 10, to be passed'M v therethrough and positioned over the tongue,
through .which opening the free end. of the tongue 1l extends, the free end of the tonguel being curvedto lit intoa curved recess formedv r in the outer surfaceof the wall 7 topp-revient lateral movement of thetongue.
L The cut out portion 13 also permits a porv l y'It is of course understood that thebody therethrough, in a manner as shown by the drawings.
From the foregoing, it will be obvious that tion of the beltto be exposed,lending apileasv ing appearance tol thebelt andb-uckle.y
portion isslightly curved to conform to the shape ofthe body, 'and that the endsof the f buckle areopen to'perinjit the belt to bepassed the buckle will house portions of the belt and l prevent the beltfrom sagging under the V`weight of the buckle, whenthe beltis worn with other trousers supporting means, 'such las VSuspenderso-rthe like. n I claim:
through the cut away portion, one end'of the" belt extending'intoy the buckle, through one fi. c
i. ythe tonguev near the base ofthe 'tongue`,1toff secure said end of the belt to the buckle, and c theopposite end ofthe belt being passed end thereof'and having an opening to receivek through" the buckle :from the'opposite end ofthebuckle, and the latter end of the belt having an opening toreceive the. tongue.
. Intestimony thaty I claim the foregoing as n my own, Ihave hereto 'affixed my signature.
which is indica-ted bythereferenoe characterY An opening l2 isirformed in the walldv Y through which one end of theltonguell eX- l tends, the tongue 11 beingV shown as v bent around that portion of the wall 6 adj acentto the. openings 8 and 12,'to privotally secure the tongue to the buckle. A wide opening 13 is fiori. i