Patent Number: 6,168,057

Title: User attachable device for securing single use cameras and the like on clothing

Abstract: A ready to use, self contained article holding device for use on clothing to hold and support articles of a suitable kind like single use cameras. This device has on one end a protective liner (51) that is peeled off to expose an adhesive (50) that is on the back of a fastening strip (48) for attachment to an article. A fastening material (52) on the reverse side of fastening strip (48) is joined to a complementary fastening material (38) on a fastening strip (46) that is connected by an adhesive back on the second fastener strip (46) to the larger front side of a securing mechanism base (42). Securing mechanism base (42) is made from a sturdy, nonharmful material so that is can support the weight of an attached item and not damage clothing from which it is held. Fastening strips (48 & 46) are made of material that will allow repeated releasing and replacing of attached products without reduction in holding ability. Clothing can be any suitable type, for example, a belt, a pant or skirt waistband, a pant pocket, etc.

Inventors: Schwabe; Barry E. (St. Louis Park, MN)


International Classification: A45F 5/02 (20060101); A45F 5/00 (20060101); A45F 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018