• US 5,771,908 A
  • Filed: 09/25/1996
  • Issued: 06/30/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/25/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A hairclip comprising:

  • an elongated central body having a tip end and a head end and a slot in said elongated central body extending from adjacent said head end toward said tip end;

    a flexible inelastic band formed with a first loop and a second loop, said first and second loops being arranged end-to-end one another;

    said first loop being received in and movable through said slot; and

    said second loop being sized to fit over said tip end of said elongated central body, said inelastic band being of such length so that when said first loop is at the end of said slot toward said tip end, said second loop will fit over and around said tip end and when said first loop is moved through said slot away from said tip end and towards said head end, said second loop is engaged and retained by said tip end.

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