JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post
When I first saw this image I thought, naturally, that it was an unreal real patent; it turns out that Mr. Oppenheimer was a real person and that this patent was a real patent. I doubt that someone would have their necks broken by this device when deployed thinking that it would just pop off--then again, if fastened very securely, it becomes a very cringeworthy thing to think about. The shoes don't help much.
And the report: