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They Invented What? (No. 14)

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on June 9, 2017

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U.S. Pat. No. 4,805,654:  Motor vehicle sunshields and sunshield making methods.

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I claim:

1. A sun shield for automobiles comprising: a main rod, one end portion of which has a joint fixed thereon, the rod having three runners slidably sleeved thereon, said runners herein being referred to as first runner, second runner and third runner according to their position relative to the joint, between the joint and the second runner having locking means mounted on the rod for detachably locking the first runner; a plurality of main ribs radially extended from the axis of the main rod, each main rib being assembled from at least two sub-units which are slidably and stretchably telescoped on one another, one end of each main rib being hinged in said joint, the other end of the same herein being referred to as free end; a plurality of auxiliary ribs correspondingly mounted…

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