Personalized rubber banded card and currency holder

  • US 6,230,878 B1
  • Filed: 05/08/2000
  • Issued: 05/15/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/08/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A combination article of manufacture comprising:

  • (a) an assemblage of pocket-sized credit cards approximately 2 inches by 3¼

    inches of a rectangular shape-imparting construction material, and attached about said assemblage (b) a sized rubber band in encircling relation widthwise of said assemblage;

    (c) a slide having an operative position slidably disposed on said rubber band, said slide (i) being constituted of metal construction material of a type permitting an engraving thereof, and (ii) consisting of a body having a wall in said slide operative position overlying said rubber band, and (iii) said wall being in an outwardly facing relation so as to serve as a display surface;

    (d) reversibly bent longitudinally oriented length portions of said slide operatively disposed behind peripheral edges of said rubber band (i) so as to bound rubber band-receiving compartments, and (ii) having nominally sized openings into said compartments; and

    (e) incident to said slide being operatively positioned on said rubber band, said rubber band being stretched lengthwise to neck down to a thickness thereof sized to allow said rubber band peripheral edges to be urged in movement through said compartment openings into said compartments to complete an assembly of said article of manufacture, whereby an engraving of said display surface is adapted to contribute to a value of said article of manufacture being personalized.

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