AUTO-LOCK RETAINER BELT CLIP
Original Publication Date: 1991-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Nov-29
FIG. 1 illustrates a housing 10 (e.g. a pager) having an outwardly extending mounting ear 11 formed thereon. A belt-clip 12 has a pair of mounting ears positioned to mate with ear 11 on housing 10 and coaxial openings therethrough receive a pin 13 (see FIG. 2), which pivotally affixes belt-clip 12 to housing 10. Pin 13 has a groove 14 formed therein, which in the prior art received a retainer ring for locking the assembly together.