Rearview mirror and accessory mount for vehicles

  • US 4,930,742 A
  • Filed: 03/25/1988
  • Issued: 06/05/1990
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/25/1988
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A mounting adaptor for securing an accessory adjacent an interior rearview mirror in a vehicle, said adaptor comprising:

  • an adaptor body;

    first mounting means on a first surface of said adaptor body for securing said adaptor body to a mounting support member when the support member is secured to the inner surface of a vehicle window such as a windshield;

    securing means on a second surface of said adaptor body for removably mounting a rearview mirror assembly on said adaptor body;

    said adaptor body also including support means for supporting a vehicular accessory;

    said support means including means for positioning the vehicle accessory for exposure to and visibility from the interior of the vehicle and/or for exposure to the vehicle exterior through the vehicle window on which the adaptor body is mounted;

    whereby the accessory may be mounted adjacent the interior rearview mirror for proper operation of the accessory and/or convenient use by the vehicle driver or other occupant without interfering with the support of the rearview mirror, or its replacement, interchangeability or adjustability.

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