04150464 is referenced by 155 patents and cites 8 patents.

A buckle includes separable cooperating receptacle and clasp members. The receptacle member includes a pair of locking slots formed in opposing sides thereof. The clasp member includes a pair of resilient arms having locking tabs thereon for releasably engaging the locking slots of the receptacle member. The receptacle member also includes a pair of grooves for slidably engaging cooperating raised ridges formed on a central arm of the clasp member for guiding said clasp member during insertion into and removal from the receptacle member. The central arm of the clasp member also includes a pair of laterally extending edges for defining a limit to the inward bending of the resilient arms. The receptacle also includes a belt end termination member including a slide member for adjusting the length of a belt looped around said slide member. The clasp member also includes a base member joining the three arms thereof and including a through slot for terminating a belt end or the like.

Title
Buckle
Application Number
5/823227
Publication Number
4150464
Application Date
August 10, 1977
Publication Date
April 24, 1979
Inventor
Richard J Tracy
Elgin
IL, US
Agent
Robert W Beart
Jack R Halvorsen
Assignee
Illinois Tool Works
IL, US
IPC
A44B 11/25
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