Patent 4554710 Issued on November 26, 1985. Estimated Expiration Date: June 25, 2004. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
A tie tack for flexibly securing a four-in-hand neck tie to the shirt of the wearer. The tie tack has a cross-bar member for inserting into the button hole of a shirt for securing the tack thereto. A flexible thread extends between the cross-bar and a releasable fastener. A second releasable fastener is adhesively attached to the back surface of the tie adjacent the wearer. The fasteners are of the hook and loop variety with one being a hook type and the other the loop type. When the tie includes a loop, label or such that allows the small back portion of the tie to pass therethrough for securing the two portions together, the fastener is attached to the back surface thereof.