Convertible patches for apparel
Hat and logo
Changeable message stretch band
Advertising cap nameplate
Stretchable articles of apparel with detachable decorative elements
Autonomous visual-attraction enhancement utilizing edge-illuminated panel
Cap with erasable billboard Patent #: 5253368
ApplicationNo. 120572 filed on 08/30/1993
US Classes:2/195.1, Having crown and horizontally extending visor (e.g., baseball cap, etc.)2/209.13, Combined with diverse article2/918Head covering
ExaminersPrimary: Crowder, Clifford D.
Assistant: Biefeld, Diana L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA42B 001/24
AbstractThe instant invention provides a hat that may simultaneously accept a plurality of patches. The patches may be connected to the hat by hook and loop fasteners. The hat may be a six-panel baseball cap having an area of hook material either integrally forming a portion of the cap or retrofitted to a pre-existing six-panel cap. A rear area of hook material may also be provided, which may receive a patch or patches. A border of material such as embroidered stitching or paint may bound or surround one or more the areas of hook material. The hat and patches may also provided in the form of a kit. The kit may include a display ant storage board covered along one surface with hook material. The display and storage board should be sized to accommodate a plurality of patches for a sports team.
Field of SearchHEAD COVERINGS
Having crown and horizontally extending brim (e.g., hat, etc.)
Having exterior crown engaging band or trim
Having crown and horizontally extending visor (e.g., baseball cap, etc.)
Having upturned and close fitting rim, brim, or visor
Combined with diverse article
With article-attaching means
Head protector (e.g., helmet, goggles, etc.)
GARMENT HAVING A HOOK-LOOP TYPE FASTENER