05058851 is referenced by 184 patents and cites 16 patents.

A mounting assembly for a vehicle interior rear view mirror has a base part for attaching directly to the inside surface of a vehicle windscreen, a mirror case support bracket having at one end a spherical ball for mounting a mirror case and at the other end a spring clip arrangement for sliding engagement with the base part to mount the bracket onto the base part. Bearing surfaces are provided on the base part and bracket respectively which come to bear against one another as the bracket approaches its fully engaged position during said sliding engagement and are effective to force the bracket slightly away from the base part against the resilient bias of the clip so as to increase the force exerted by the clip on the flange means in the fully engaged position.

Title
Mounting assembly for rearview mirror
Application Number
7/508055
Publication Number
5058851
Application Date
April 11, 1990
Publication Date
October 22, 1991
Inventor
John P Desmond
Newbridge
IE
John J McCormack
Newbridge
IE
Patrick J Lawlor
Dublin
IE
Agent
Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton
Assignee
Donnelly Mirrors
IE
IPC
F16M 13/00
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