UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
DANIEL B. WESSON, OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS.
DESIGN FOR PISTOL-HANDLE.
Specification forming part of Design No. 10,421, dated January 29, 1878; application filed January 11, 1878.
[Term of patent 14 years.]
To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, DANIEL B. WESSON, of Springfield, in the county of Hampden and State of Massachusetts, have originated and designed a Pistol-Handle, of which the following, taken in connection with the accompanying drawing, is a full, clear, and accurate description.
The novel features of my design refer, chiefly, to the cheek-pieces forming the butt of the handle.
Figure 1 represents, in side view, a pistol-handle with a cheek-piece embodying my design applied to it; Fig. 2, an end view of such handle, and Fig. 3 a view of the cheek-piece removed.
The metallic portion a of the handle is finished at each side by the addition of a cheek-piece, B, (see Fig. 3,) having its inner edge b concaved, as from 2 to 3, and its outer edge c and butt portion d curved from point 4 to point 3, as shown by the outer black line e.
The butt portion, left smooth, is rounded from the flat side of the cheek-piece upward, forming curved portions 5 6, which join with the diamond-shaped escutcheon f. A bead, 7, extends along the edge b, between the points 2 3, and a bead, 8, from point 4 to the butt d. The upper end of the cheek-piece, above the diced or checked groundwork g, is provided with a polished or smooth portion, h, curved as at 9 10 11, the curves 10 11 extending into the groundwork g.
What I claim as my invention and design for cheek-pieces is—
The cheek-piece having the groundwork g, the top portion h, curved as at 9 10 11, the curved and beaded edges b c, the butt portion d, curved at 5 6, and the escutcheon f.
In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.
DANIEL B. WESSON.