Size adjustable hat

  • US 5,426,789 A
  • Filed: 09/27/1994
  • Issued: 06/27/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/27/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A size adjustable hat having:

  • a) a crown having exterior and interior surfaces, sides, front, back and a circumferential lower margin;

    b) a sweat band having upper and lower edges, a central portion, inner and outer surfaces, front, back and sides;

    c) said front, back and sides of said sweat band being juxtapositioned relative to said front, back and sides of said crown;

    d) said sweat band'"'"'s lower edge being circumferentially attached to said crown'"'"'s circumferential lower margin;

    e) said sweat band'"'"'s upper edge and central portion being free and unattached to said crown;

    f) said sweat band having on one side adjacent said sweat band'"'"'s back a first opening and on the other side adjacent said sweat band'"'"'s back a second opening spaced from said first opening;

    g) an auxiliary sweat band having freeable and fixed ends;

    h) said auxiliary sweat band'"'"'s fixed end being secured on said sweat band'"'"'s inner surface adjacent said first opening;

    i) a first fastener fixedly secured to said sweat band'"'"'s inner surface adjacent said second opening;

    j) said auxiliary sweat band passing through said first opening and traveling adjacent said sweat band'"'"'s outer surface to pass through said second opening and adjacent said sweat band'"'"'s inner surface positioning said auxiliary sweat band'"'"'s freeable end adjacent said sweat band'"'"'s inner surface;

    k) said freeable end of said auxiliary sweat band having a second fastener secured therewith for cooperative adjustable securement to said first fastener;

    l) whereby when said auxiliary sweat band is moved said second opening during separation of said first and second fasteners, said hat size is adjusted and said adjustment is maintained upon cooperative engagement of said first and second fasteners.

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