Needle (Patent No: 191827)
Inventor: Larson, Karl M.
Description: Karl M. Larson, Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S.A., 29th July, 1919; 6 years. Filed 18th May, 1918. Receipt No. 295,091.
Claim.-1. an article of the class described comprising a needle formed from a sheet or plate of sheet metal, the longitudinal edges whereof are turned upwardly and inwardly and secured together to form a hollow shaft or shank member being cut-away to form upstanding and depending walls, apertures in said sheet or plate of sheet metal for insertion of thread or lacing therethough.
2. an article of the class described comprising a needle formed from a plate or piece of sheet metal, the longitudinal edges of said plate or piece of sheet metal being turned upwardly and inwardly and brazed together in contacting or overlapping position to form a hollow shaft or shank member approximately rectangular in cross section and tapering to point at its forward end, portions of the walls and the top of the end of said hollow shaft or shank member opposite from the point member being cut-away to form successively rearwardly extending upstanding depending and upstanding walls or flange members, apertures in the said sheet metal plate between the depending and upstanding flange members, for passing therethrough one end of thread or lacing to be inserted within the hollow shaft or shank member, said apertures being adapted to engage tension on the said thread or lacing and to prevent retrograde movement of the end of the thread or lacing through the apertures and from within the hollow shaft or shank member, as and for the purpose specified.