Title:
Portable flag holding pole
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A portable flag holding pole having a flag tube (2) a holder (1), rising and setting groove (3) to facilitate the rising and setting of a flag (5) into an inner tube (6), a cap 12, a slope gear (16) and a slope gear projection (15) positioned at the inner part of the cap (12), a projection piece (17) of the slope gear (16) for insertion into a cutting groove (7), an axial pin (18) connected to the slope gear projection (15), a revolving body (9) is flexibly mounted at an end of the winding inner tube (6) through which an insert driving shaft (10) is inwardly passed and a spring (8) is mounted flexibly, characterized in that the cutting groove (7) engages a fixed pin (19) of the revolving body (9) with the insert holding piece (11) positioned at the rear end of the insert driving shaft (10) inserted into the insert holding piece (22) of a supporting means (20). The supporting means (20) is fixed to a pressure holding part (1), or into an insert supporting piece groove (22′) of a cutting flexible piece (1b) which forms a cutting window (1a) at the middle portion of the flag tube (2) and holder (1). The portable flag holding pole may also include a rising and setting flexibly fixed projection in the winding inner tube characterized in that a grooved jaw (24) and a slope jaw (25) are provided in the injection part of the outer tube (23) of the flag holder for hoisting and carrying, and a projection jaw (29) (29′), a projection rising and setting hole (27) (27′) at the rear end of the rising and setting tube (2a), and an arch projection (26) (26′) attached to the two ends of an extended spring (28) for flexing (bending) and flexibly supporting the pole.



Inventors:
Lee, Kwan Soo (Seoul, KR)
Kim, Sun Ja (Seoul, KR)
Application Number:
10/264928
Publication Date:
10/23/2003
Filing Date:
10/04/2002
Assignee:
LEE KWAN SOO
KIM SUN JA
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
52/848
International Classes:
G09F17/00; E04H12/32; (IPC1-7): E04H12/18; E04C3/30
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Primary Examiner:
A, PHI DIEU TRAN
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
David A. Einhorn, Esq. (Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10020, US)
Claims:

What is claimed is:



1. A portable flag holding pole including a flag tube (2) integrally connected to a holder (1) having a rising and setting groove (93) and a cap (12) to facilitate the rising and setting of a flag (5) from an inner tube (6) mounted in the flag tube (2) comprising; a slope gear (16) and slope gear projection (15) having a projection piece (17) for insertion into a groove (7) in the inner tube (6), an axial pin (18) coupling the slope gear (16) to the slope gear projection (15), a revolving body (9) flexibly mounted within the inner tube (6) to a forward end of a driving shaft (10) and to a spring (8) with the groove (7) aligned for insertion into a fixed pin (19) of the revolving body (9), an insert holding piece (11) positioned at the rear end of the driving shaft (10) with the holding piece (11) insertably connected to a supporting means (2) fixed to a pressure holding part (1′), or into an insert supporting piece groove (22′) of a flexible piece (1b) which forms a window (1a) at the middle portion of the flag tube (2) and holder (1).

2. A portable flag holding pole having a rising and setting flexibly fixed projection in the winding inner tube characterized in that a grooved jaw (24) and a slope jaw (25) are provided in the injection part of the outer tube (23) of the flag holder for hoisting and carrying, a projection jaw (29) (29′) and a projection rising and setting hole (27) (27′) are provided at the rear end of the rising and setting tube (2a), an arch projection (26) (26′) is attached to the two ends of an extended spring (28) for flexing (bending) and flexibly supporting.

Description:

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

[0001] The present invention relates to a portable flag holding pole and, more particularly, to a portable flag holding pole which includes a means for rising and setting an inner tube within an outer tube of a small sized portable flag holding pole, thus the inner tube, the winding tube of the flag, is supported by simply pulling the tube, the inner tube is easily set within the outer tube by pressing a projection jaw or by pushing an inner tube after use; and includes a rising and setting elastic fixed projection within the inner tube. According to the present invention, a flag is pulled and extended in the inner part of the flag holding pole and then used. When an axial pin is pressed after use, the flag is automatically wound. The present device is handy, convenient in its use and in good order when attending to an event such as national holiday, memorial day or welcoming day or when visiting a foreign country. Further, it is possible to hoist the flag to a motor vehicle by attaching the flag to the attachment means mounted between the bumper and bonnet of the motor vehicle. Still further, it is also possible to attach the flag to the balustrade of an apartment veranda.

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0002] In the past, the applicant of the present application filed several Korean patent applications, e.g., application Nos. 2001-32269, 2001-49745, 2001-40963 & 2002-3911, all of which have the constructions wherein a rising and setting operation state and a supporting state are separated from each other. Among them, application Nos. 2001-32269, 2001-40745 & 2002-3911 include a construction which have a button touch action by attaching a projection to the two ends of an extended spring formed to facilitate its preparation, handle and use, or another construction wherein a flag is protruded by the power of spring flexibly supported at the rear end of a rising and setting tube when a button is pressed. However, such constructions cannot be actually utilized for an industrial purpose and have difficulties in filing, registering and maintaining them in the form of several separate devices and in handling, manufacturing and using the products as several separate devices.

[0003] The present inventors conducted extensive researches to solve the disadvantages occurring in the prior arts, and have combined the construction of the separate flag holders for each of several earlier filed applications, in the form of one device, so that it is easy and convenient to actually apply, mold, manufacture, handle and use it. Thus, the present invention is convenient in its handling, simple in its preparation and cheap in its price, and comes into wide use. Particularly, this invention is to simplify the construction so that it can have a competitive power in the exporting market. That is, a flag is pulled upon its spreading and projected at the inserting part of the outer tube upon its rising. By doing so, the present invention prevents the flag from being automatically inserted.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0004] The present invention is described with reference to the accompanying drawings herein.

[0005] The present invention relates to a portable flag holding pole wherein a flag tube (2) provided integrally with a holder (1) has a rising and setting groove (3), a cap (12) is inserted to facilitate the rising and setting of a flag (5) inserted into the winding inner tube (6), a slope gear (16) is interposed with a slope gear projection (15) positioned at the inner part of the cap (12), a projection piece (17) of the slope gear (16) is inserted into a cutting groove (7), an axial pin (18) is inserted and driven into a slope gear projection (15), a revolving body (9) is flexibly mounted in the other end of the winding inner tube (6) so that an insert driving shaft (10) is inwardly passed and a spring (8) is mounted flexibly, characterized in that the cutting groove (7) is inserted into a fixed pin (19) of the revolving body (9), the insert holding piece (11) positioned at the rear end of the insert driving shaft (10) is inserted into the insert holding piece (22) of a supporting means (20) fixed to a pressure holding part (1′), or into an insert supporting piece groove (22′) of a cutting flexible piece 91b) which forms a cutting window (1a) at the middle portion of the flag tube 92) and holder (1).

[0006] The present intention also relates to a portable flag holding pole having a rising and setting flexibly fixed projection in the winding inner tube characterized in that a grooved jaw (24) and a slope jaw (25) are provided in the injection part of the outer tube (23) of the flag holder for hoisting and carrying, a projection jaw (29) (29′) and a projection rising and setting hole (27) (27′) are provided at the rear end of the rising and setting tube (2a), an arch projection (26) (26′) is attached to the two ends of an extended spring (28) for flexing (bending) and flexibly supporting.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0007] FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the flag holding pole according to the present invention.

[0008] FIG. 2 is a disassembled perspective view showing a state where a part of the cap part of the flag holding pole according to the present invention is cut.

[0009] FIG. 3 is a disassembled perspective view showing a state where a part of the flag holding pole according to the present invention is omitted.

[0010] FIG. 4 is an exploded cross sectional view illustrating one embodiment of the present invention.

[0011] FIG. 5 is an exploded cross sectional view illustrating the middle end part of one embodiment of the present invention.

[0012] FIG. 6 is an exploded cross sectional view illustrating the construction of a cutting flexible piece of one embodiment of the present invention.

[0013] FIG. 7 is a perspective view showing one constructional example of the present invention.

[0014] FIG. 8 is an exploded perspective view of one main part-shown in FIG. 7.

[0015] FIG. 9 is a perspective view of one extended spring for elastic support according to the present invention.

[0016] FIG. 10 is a cross sectional view illustrating a state where a rising and setting tube of the present invention is pushed in.

[0017] FIG. 11 shows a state where a rising and setting tube of the present invention is protruded and supported.

[0018] FIG. 12 shows an attachment means that attaches the flag holding pole of the present invention to a balustrade of an apartment veranda.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS

[0019] First, holder (1) and flag tube (2) are integrally provided, a rising and setting groove (3) is formed at the flag tube (2) to rise and set a flag (5). A slope gear (16) is inserted to interpose with a slope gear projection (15) projected in the inner part of the cap (12) for winding and unwinding the flag (5). A projection piece (17) projected in the slope gear (16) is inserted into a cutting groove (7). An axial pin (18) is passed through the middle of the slope gear projection (15) and combined to be projected and inserted/driven into the outer part of the cap (12). A revolving body (9) is inserted into the other end of the winding inner tube (p6) so that an insert driving shaft (10) having an insert holding piece (11) at the rear end of the revolving body (9) is inwardly passed and a spring (8) is mounted flexibly the cutting groove (7) is inserted into a fixed pin (19) of the revolving body (9).

[0020] An illustrated in and exploded cross sectional view of FIG. 4, a threading part, one end of flag (5), is inserted into a cutting groove (7) of a winding inner tube (6) and fixed so that it is secure. The flag (5) is wound in the winding inner tube (6) and then inserted in the inner part of the flag tube (2). The insert holding piece (11) positioned at the rear end of the insert driving shaft (10) is inserted into the insert holding piece (22) of a supporting means (20) fixed to a pressure holding part (1′), and then fixed by combining and jointing an inner spiral (13) of cap (12) with an outer spiral positioned outside the end part of the flag tube (2).

[0021] Next, a rising and setting groove (3) is arranged at the end part of the flag (5). The flag should be prevented from being completely wound into the inner part, e.g. by a conventional means such as rope to the end of the flag (5).

[0022] In order to insert and hold an insert holding piece (11), in addition to a support means (20), a cutting window (1a) is positioned at the middle end of the holder (1) and flag tube (2) as illustrated in FIG. 6. The three sections are cut off and one section is inwardly flexed to act as a support. The flexible piece (1b) is positioned to perforate an insert holding grove (22′) and insert a insert holding piece (11).

[0023] When spreading the flag for use, the flag (5) is pulled and spread from the rising and setting groove (3). The winding inner tube (6) is unwound by a revolving in a fixed axis an insert driving shaft (10) and axial pin (18) in a state where the winding inner tube (6) is inserted into the revolving body (9) and slope gear (16). Herein, the end of spring (8) is fixed at an insert driving shaft (10) and the other end is fixed at a revolving body (9). Therefore, when the winding inner tube (6) is revolved and unwound, a tension (reverse rolling power) is received. If a reverse rolling power is retarded by spring (8), a slope gear (16) inserted at the upper end part is combined with a slope gear projection (15) to revolve in only one direction in the same manner as flywheel and retard a reverse revolution. Thus, the flag (5) can maintain in a spread state. Further, if the axial pin (18) is pressed upon winding of the flag (5) after use, a slope gear (16) is left out from a slope gear projection (15), and the flag (5) is wound in the original position as the winding inner tube (6) is reversed by the power of the spring (8) to be again rolled. The flag rod (4) can be inserted and removed in the axial pin (18).

[0024] Further, as illustrated in FIGS. 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, the flag (5) is automatically wound in the rising and setting tube (2A). Thus, this is not shown in the cross sectional view of FIGS. 10 and 11 and only a rising and setting tube (2a) is shown therein.

[0025] FIG. 10 shows when carrying and storing the rising and setting tube (2a) itself. The rising and setting tube (2a) is pushed and inserted inside the outer tube (23) to support an arch projection (26) (26′) and an inner wall section of the outer tube (23). It shows a state which supports without fluidizing or waving.

[0026] FIG. 11 shows a state that pulls the rising and setting tube (2a) and supports it completely. The projection jaw (29) (29′) positioned at the rear end of the rising and setting tube (2a) is suspended on a grooved jaw (24) of the injection part of the outer tube (23) and does no longer falls out. The arch projection (26) (26′) itself moves along the inner wall of the outer tube (23) and obviate from the injection part of the outer tube (23). It is projected by jumping out by the elasticity of an extended spring (28) with a projection hold (27) (27′). Therefore, the rising and setting tube (2a), when the outer shock or the attack added by the other power is not strong, has no discomfort to be again set inside the outer tube (23).

[0027] When the rising and setting tube (2a) is set to again push-in, if the rising and setting tube (2a) is pressed strongly or an arch projection (26) (26′) is pressed and pushed after winding the flag (5) as described above, the rising and setting tube (2a) is easily pushed and it becomes a state wherein the arch projection (26) (26′) is connected and flexibly supported with the inner sectional wall of the outer tube. That is, the front end and rear end of a slope jaw (25) positioned at the injection part of the outer tube (23) are supported with an arch projection (26) (26′). Thus, the discomfort such as a waving or a shaking is removed. Herein, the flag fastener (32) shown in FIG. 12 is an attachment means that secures at the balustrade of apartment veranda and inserts a flag holding pole.

[0028] The flag holding pole of the present invention is easily handled, used, stored and carried. It may also be readily attached to a motor vehicle. The rising and removal setting operation and the supporting operation permit removal of the inner tube (rising and setting tube) from the outer tube but can again be twisted and secured. 1

[Index]
 1: holding part 1′: pressure holding part
 1a: cutting window 1b: cutting flexing piece
 2: flag tube (outer tube) 3: rising and setting groove
 4: flag rod 5: flag
 6: winding inner tube 7: cutting groove (opening groove)
 8: spring 9: revolving body
10: insert driving shaft11: insert holding piece
12: cap13: inner spiral
14: outer spiral15: slope gear projection
16: slope gear17: projection piece
18: axial pin19: fixed pin
30: supporting means22, 22′: insert holding piece groove
 2a: rising and setting tube23: holder tub e(outer tube)
23′: cap24: grooved jaw
25: slope jaw26, 26′: arch projection
27, 27′: projection rising and setting hole
28: extended spring29, 29′: projection jaw
32: flag fastener33: insert tube
34: backing35, 35′: fixed pin
36, 36′: bolt hole