Sock clip

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5440791
SERIAL NO

08136889

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A clip preferably monolithically formed of a single piece of resilient and pliable material (e.g., plastic), provides for the securing together of individual units of stocking, socks, and hose and the like, into their proper pairs for ease of sorting for laundry and storage. The clip provides a gripping force biasing the jaws shut, by means of a spring action in the handle portion or by alternative latching means between the two handle portions, while the jaws are relatively wide to distribute the clamping or gripping forces so as to preclude crushing of the fabric or other pliable material gripped therein. The clip may be provided in a variety of colors, in order that they and any articles gripped therein may be recognized readily, and a storage container which is easily attachable in the laundry area (e.g., to the side of a laundry hamper) may be provided for the storage of the clips when they are not in use. The relatively soft and non-metallic material serves to preclude the scratching, marring or other damage to the interior or a laundry washer or dryer drum while in service.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Guio, Robert R 146 Highland Hills Dr., Follansbee, WV 26037 2 31

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