Patent Number: 6,192,894

Title: Hair clip

Abstract: A hair clip includes a pair of hair retainers for retaining hair therebetween and a pivotal shaft for pivoting the hair retainers. Each hair retainer has a pair of opposing hinge ledges at one end portion thereof. The hinge ledges of one of the hair retainers are disposed adjacent to those of the other hair retainer. A pivotal shaft is inserted into shaft penetrating apertures formed in the hinge ledges so that the hair retainers are pivoted about the pivotal shaft. One of adjacent hinge ledges is provided with a hinge cover for covering an inside edge of the other adjacent hinge ledge along an inside edge of one of adjacent hinge ledges, whereby hair is prevented from being introduced into a gap between adjacent hinge ledges, and/or one of adjacent hinge ledges disposed outside is provided with an outwardly protruded cylindrical portion in which an enlarged head portion of the pivotal shaft is disposed, whereby hair is prevented from being introduced into a gap between the enlarged head portion and one of adjacent hinge ledges disposed outside.

Inventors: Yasuda; Masahiro (Osaka, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Yasuda Corporation

International Classification: A45D 8/20 (20060101); A45D 8/00 (20060101); A45D 008/20 ()

Expiration Date: 02/27/2018