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March 1-7, 1942. A. w. WOOD ‘ 2,276,604 WRIST WATCH BRACELET Filed June 25, 1941 Inventor jrilzurmod 4/‘ Attorney Patented Mar. 17, 1942 ' v2,216,604 barren STATES remembrance 2,276,604 WRIST WATCH BRACELET Arthur W. Wood, Miami, Fla. Application June 25, 1941, Serial No. 399,692 2 Claims. (01. 24—201) The present invention relates to new and use ful improvements in wrist watch bracelets and has for its primary object to provide, in a man free end of the hook 6 is a tongue 1 of reduced width which terminates, at its free end, in an outwardly facing hook 8. The female member I5 terminates, at its free end, in an outwardly facing hook 9 for inter character comprising novel connecting means. locking engagement with the hook 6 of the male Another very important object of the invention member 5. A longitudinal slot I0 is provided is to provide a wrist watch bracelet of the char in the female member I5 adjacent the hook 9 acter described which is made entirely of wood, for the reception of the tongue ‘I of the male plastic or other suitable material. Other objects of the invention are to provide 10 member 5. Adjacent the inner end of the slot II], the female member I5 is further provided, on a wrist watch bracelet of the aforementioned its inner face, with a depression or socket II in character which will be comparatively simple in which the hook 8 is engageable. construction, strong, durable, highly efficient and It is thought that the manner in which the reliable in use, light in weight, attractive in ap pearance and which may be manufactured at low 15 connector functions will be readily apparent from a consideration of the foregoing. Brie?y, cost. the tongue ‘I is inserted through the slot ID, the All of the foregoing and still further objects hook 8 is engaged in the socket I I and the hooks and advantages of the invention will become 6 and 9 are engaged with each other thereby apparent from a study of the following speci? cation, taken in connection with the accom 20 securely connecting the straps I, as shown to advantage in Figure 4 of the drawing. When panying drawing wherein like characters of ref her as hereinafter set forth, an article of this the bracelet is around the wrist, the tongue 1 erence designate corresponding parts throughout is normally pressed outwardly against the female the several views, and wherein: member I5 for maintaining the hook 8 properly Figure l is a view in side elevation of a brace let constructed in accordance with the present 25 engaged in the socket II, the construction and arrangement also being such as to maintain the invention, showing said bracelet mounted on a hooks 6 and 9 in interlocking engagement. To watch with the straps connected. open the bracelet it is only necessary to “break” Figure 2 is a View similar to Figure 1 but show ing the straps comprising the bracelet discon the connector 4 inwardly thereby swinging the I have one end connected in the usual manner to a wrist watch 3. The other ends of the straps l are adapted to within the scope of the invention as claimed. What is claimed is: 1. In a wrist watch bracelet including a pair be detachably secured together through a medi of straps adapted for attaching to a watch, hook 9 out of engagement with the hook 6 and nected. disengaging the hook 8 from the socket II for Figure 3 is a plan view, showing the straps permitting withdrawal of the tongue 'I from the disconnected and the watch omitted. slot I0. Figure 4 is a longitudinal sectional view It is believed that the many advantages of a through the connecting means. Referring now to the drawing in detail, it will 35 wrist watch bracelet constructed in accordance with the present invention will be readily under be seen that the embodiment of the invention stood, and although a preferred embodiment of which has been illustrated comprises a pair of the device is as illustrated and described, it is straps which are designated generally by refer to be understood that changes in the details of ence numeral I. The straps I are made of piv otally connected wooden links 2. The straps 40 construction may be resorted to which will fall um of a connector which is designated generally 45 means for detachably connecting the free ends of said straps, said means including a female by reference numeral 4. member mounted on one of the straps and hav The connector 4 is also of wood and includes ing a slot therein, said female member further a male member 5 which is pivotally mounted on having a socket in its inner face adjacent the the free end of one of the straps I and which is engageable with a female member I5 which is 50 slot, a male member mounted on the other strap and including a tongue engageable in the pivotally mounted on the free end of the other slot, a hook on the outer face of said tongue of said straps I. engageable in the socket, and interlocking hooks The male member 5 is formed to provide an on said female and male members. inwardly facing hook 6 the purpose of which 2. In a wrist watch bracelet of the character will be presently set forth. Projecting from the 55 2 " ' 2,276,604 described including a pair of straps adapted for attaching to a watch, means for detachably connecting the free ends of said straps, said means including a female member comprising an outturned hook on its free end, said female member further having a longitudinal slot there in adjacent the hook and still further having a socket in its inner face adjacent the slot, a male 1 member on the other strap, said male member including an inturned hook on its free end for interlocking engagement with the ?rst-named hook, a tongue of reduced width on the male member engageable in the slot, and an out turned hook on the free end of said tongue en gageable in the socket. ARTHUR W. WOOD.