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Publication numberUS1899020 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication date28 Feb 1933
Filing date26 May 1932
Priority date26 May 1932
Publication numberUS 1899020 A, US 1899020A, US-A-1899020, US1899020 A, US1899020A
InventorsDrueding Bernhard J
Original AssigneeDrueding Bernhard J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1899020 A
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Feb. 28, 1933.

B. J. DRUEDING 1,899,020


Filed May 26, 1932 ,Earnard Jfirmding,

Patented Feb. 28, 1 933 UNITED STATES aseaozo PATENT OFFICE HAT Application filed May 26,

This invention relates to hats, and has for an object to provide a hat with an improved type of sweat band embodying new and 1mproved features of convenience, comfort and 5 dependability.

A further object of the invention is to 1'0- vide a sweat band for a hat composed an integral sheet of material such as leather, being pressed to form a bead outwardly flared when secured in the hat and forming a rolled edge.

A further object of the invention is to provide a sweat band so constructed that it, of its own inherent properties, forms a cushion between the bandpro er and the hat.

The invention there ore comprises a sweat band for use in a hat, and a hat including the sweat head, said sweat band being constructed of leather or similar material out with its opposite edges upon concentric arcs, with the outer arcuate edge turned inwardly to form a gatheredseam member, the folding being produced by mechanical means for pressing the material to reduce its thickness along spaced lines forming between the lines. a bead which is curved so that when seamed in the hat, it curves outwardly.

The drawing illustrates an embodiment of the invention and the views therein are as follows:

Figure 1 is a view of a fragment of a hat, made in accordance with the present invention,

Figure 2 is a similar fragment showing the sweat band as it is first introduced into the hat and stitched,

Figure 3 is an enlarged detail view of the sweat band in section,

Figure at is a view of the sweat band in plan, to and Figure 5 is a view of the sweat band in plan with the outer arcuate edge turned inwardly to form a folded strip.

Like characters of reference indicate cor- 45 responding parts throughout the several views.

The hat which is included in the resent invention, may be of any type foun desirable. The hat 10, as shown in the drawing,

60 is only illustrative and is not even intended 1932. Serial No. 613,622.

to properly represent any hat, but merely discloses how a hat may be formed to include a sweat band of the particular type shown in the drawing.

The sweat band 11 is cut with its opposite edges upon concentric arcs as shown at Figure 4. This comprises not only that section which lies next to the head of the user, but also integrally therewith the strip which is folded between that section and the crown to of the hat. The section last referred to is indicated at 12. The section 12 is segregated from the section first referred to in any approved manner as by forming grooves 13 by pressure. When the sweat band is made of leather, which is the approved material, the grooves 13 pressed therein will be retained as the facility of leather to maintain pressed in designs is well known.

Between the lines 13, a bead 14: is formed. 7 In the operation of pressing in the grooves 13 and the formation of the head 14, the head is also preferably given a transverse inclination as indicated in enlarged detail as in Figure 3 and as appears in the hat at Figure 1. This forms a roll edge, protecting the corper junction of the brim to the crown of the lat.

As will be noted from Figure 5, when the outer arcuate line is turned inwardly, it 00- cupies an arcuate position of less extent than its own length, hence, a fullness is provided which is represented at Figures 2 and 5; This serves to form a cushion between the section of the band which lies next to the head of user and the crown of the hat which adds greatly to the comfort of the wearer; also spacing the band somewhat away from the crown of the hat and therefore preventing soiling of the hat by perspiration seeping through the band.

The band therefore performs the double function of providing the outwardly turned beaded edge 14 as well as the cushion intervening between the band proper and the crown.

This is all brought about by the making of the ,two sections of integral material such as leather although it is to be understood, of course, that the invention is not limited to leather but includes the use of any sheet material found efficient for the purpose.

Of course, the hat herein illustrated may be modified and changed in various ways without departing from the invention herein set forth and hereinafter claimed.

The invention is hereby claimed as follows:

1. A hat comprising a crown and brim, and a sweat band composed of an integral sheet of material with its opposite edges formed as concentric arcs and the outer artcuate ed folded inwardly forming a fulled strip, sald fulled strip being stitched to the crown adjacent to the fold and lying intermediate the crown and major part of the band.

2. A hat comprising a crown and brim, and a sweat band of sheet material of curvilinear form, said band having a bead formed adjacent to its convex edge with the margin defined thereby folded inwardly against the major part of the band, said inturned edge having a fullness stitched to the crown of the hat adjacent to the fold and interl ing the major part of the band with the ad inclined over the junction of the crown and brim.

In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification.


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U.S. Classification2/181
International ClassificationA42C5/02, A42C5/00
Cooperative ClassificationA42C5/02
European ClassificationA42C5/02