TODAY’S PATENT – PAPER CLIP.
Today’s patent was invented by David G Galbraith and was granted patent on January 16, 1910, bearing patent no. US957764A.
In this invention intermediate parts of the overlapping portions are spread apart and as they are curved around the axis of the. loop project forwardly beyond the contact points thereby forming an open mouth G into which the edges of the papers may be conveniently slipped or into which said edges may be guided by the finger and thumb between which the clip is grasped when being applied to the papers. When the clip is applied to the papers to be held the gripping points B are separated a considerable distance from each other and are some distance from the edges of the papers.