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TRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT; SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY (hand carried bags or luggage A45C)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices for carrying articles on the body of a person, e.g. for travelling.

Travelling articles for personal use to be carried by not more than one person.

Backpacks.

Harnesses.

Holders for carrying articles on the body, garment or belt of a person.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Hand carried bags or luggage
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Outerwear; Protective garments
Bags for golf clubs
Devices for moving or tilting heavy loads
Means for wearing or carrying smallarms
Arrangements for carrying mobile phones
Travelling or camp articles (travelling rugs A47G 9/06); Sacks or packs carried on the body (convertible into other articles A45F 4/00)
Definition Statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/00:

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Travelling rugs
Sacks or packs carried on the body, convertible into other articles
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Holders or carriers for hand articles
Baby-carriers
Bags for golf clubs
[N: Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of a single strap around the waist]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/005

Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of one strap passing over the shoulder
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/02

Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/04

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Bags for golf clubs
[N: specially adapted for school children]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/042

[N: with adjustable fastenings for the shoulder straps or waist belts]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/047

specially adapted for military purposes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/06

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Means for wearing or carrying smallarms
Carrying-frames; Frames combined with sacks (wheeled carriers A45C 13/38)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/08

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Wheeled carriers
Pack-frames carried on the body
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/10

Shoulder-pads
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/12

Carrying-straps; Pack-carrying harnesses
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Straps or harnesses for carrying articles which are not too heavy, i.e. articles which do not have to be carried by more than one person

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Carriers for heavy loads
Means for wearing or carrying smallarms
Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments
Harnesses specially adapted for carrying small boats
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/15

Water-bottles; Mess-tins; Cups
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/16

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Drinking straws as tableware
Closures with discharging devices
of rigid material
Special rules of classification within this group

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/18

of flexible material; Collapsible or stackable cups
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/20

Hammocks; Hammock spreaders
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/22

Hammocks suspended between two supporting means, e.g. trees

Stands; Supports
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/24

Portable devices, i.e. not permanently assembled to a wall or to the ground, for supporting the suspension of a hammock

Hanging seats
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/26

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Shooting stands for hunting
Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings
A47C3/02A2
Article supports adapted to be stuck into the ground [N: (posts driven into the ground E04H 12/2215)]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/44

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Posts driven into the ground
Picnic sets (lunch or picnic boxes A45C 11/20)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/46

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Lunch or picnic boxes
Sewing kits
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/48

Map-cases used as travelling equipment (holders or cabinets for maps A47B 97/02)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/50

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Holders or cabinets for maps
Nets affording protection against insects
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/52

Insect nets as travelling equipment

Travelling or camp articles which may be converted into [N: other] articles [N: or into objects] for other use; Sacks or packs carried on the body and convertible into other articles [N: or into objects for other use]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/00

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Garments convertible into other articles
Luggage or bags convertible into objects for other use
Foldable chairs
Sleeping bags
Baby-carriers
Sacks or packs convertible into other articles [N: or into objects for other use]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/02

into tents
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/04

into beds or mattresses
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/06

Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into travelling beds or mattresses

into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/08

into boats or sledges
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/10

into coats or capes
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/12

Coats or capes convertible into tent coverings
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/14

Holders or carriers for hand articles; Holders or carriers for use while travelling or camping
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/00

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Sacks or packs carried on the body
Storage means for work tools
Supports for positioning apparatus or articles
Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments
Wearable computers, e.g. on a belt
Arrangements for carrying or protecting transceivers
Supports for telephones adapted for use on head, throat or breast
[N: with an automatic spring reel]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/004

Fastening articles to the garment
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/02

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Attaching writing implements to wearing apparel or objects involving constructional changes of the implements
Means for wearing or carrying small arms
[N: to the belt]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/021

[N: Holding keys]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F5/02K

[N: within pockets]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/022

Holding handkerchiefs, napkins, or the like
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/04

Holding hats or other garments
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/06

Holding flowers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/08

Handles for carrying purposes (handles for suitcases or [N: travelling] bags A45C 13/26, [N: handles of sacks or bags B65D 33/06, straps provided with handles for bundling or supporting articles B65D 63/18, for carrying heavy loads B65G 7/12])
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/10

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Handles for suitcases or travelling bags
Handles of sacks or bags
Straps provided with handles for bundling or supporting articles
For carrying heavy loads
[N: with means, e.g. a hook, receiving a carrying element of the hand article to be carried]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/102

Carrying handles with rigid receiving means, e.g. a hook, for receiving a carrying element, e.g. a rigid handle, of the hand article to be carried.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Receiving flexible handles of the hand article to be carried
With flexible receiving elements
[N: the carrying element being flexible, e.g. plastic bag handle]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1026

[N: and supported above the grip surface of the carrying handle]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1046

Book-carriers
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/12

Holders for spades, hatchets, or like implements
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/14

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013