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Publication numberUS1034050 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 30, 1912
Filing dateNov 28, 1911
Priority dateNov 28, 1911
Publication numberUS 1034050 A, US 1034050A, US-A-1034050, US1034050 A, US1034050A
InventorsLouis Williams
Original AssigneeLouis Williams
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Locking device for satchels, &c.
US 1034050 A
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APPLICATION FILED NOV. 28, 1911. 1 -,'0 34,050.

' AM A! away? Patented July 30, 1912.

WITNEZSSES I ,Denver, in the county of Denv'er andSt-ate of Colorado, have invented certain. new and of order.

In the accompanying drawing-Figure 1 such devices'cannot readily be sold. The device'shown 1n the accompanying drawing-1s constructed w th a minimum IDEN VER, COLORADO.

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s ecifications: Letters 1 mm. Patented July 30,1912;

Application filed 'November 28, I911. SeriaiNo. 662,869.-

,To all w hom a'trmayeoncem; I

Be it'known' that I, Louis IWLLLLIAMS', a citizen of the UnitedrStates, residing at useful Improvements in Looking Devices forSatchels,.&c., ofwhieh the following is a specification.

This invention relates to looking devices for checking Satchels .andsimilar articles.

The purpose of-the invention is to provide adevlice of this kind which .is simple in con struction, comprises only a fewsubstantial parts and which cannot readily .get out of order or fail .to operate when desired. In

devices hf this character it is essential that the device shall always operate to release the article checked, as a failure to release the article after it has been checked causes annoyance and unless thoroughly reliable number of parts of ample strength and. because of its simplicity isnot 'liable to get out is a perspective view of, a lock made according to my invention,attac'hed to asupport,

the locking bolt being shown in closed position with a satchel or grip secured by a chain; ,Fig. 1 is a side view of'the key for releasing the bolt; Fig. 2 is a rear View of {-tlie lock, the key being shownin position 3.5

aiid the slide which carries the bolt being released; and, Fig. 3 is a vertical section taken in the lane of the locking bolt, the latter benig s own in its closed position.

Referring to the drawing, A indicates a suitable metal casing, preferably of sheet steel and of rectangular form. 'This casing is provided With suitable bolt, holes 1, through which bolts 2 may be passed for securing the casing to a suitable support 8. Upon thefront of the casing and near its lower end is secured a metal plate 4. having an outwardly projecting tongue 5 provided with an opening 6 which forms an eye to receive a bolt 7 secured to a, slide 8 arranged within the casing and movable vertically through suitable guide openings in its upper and lower ends.- One end of a chain 9is connected to the plate 4% by a suitable attaching: device 10 and the other end of the chain is provided with a ring or loop 11, through which the bolt 7 may extend, when 1 and 3. 'The' chain may, prior to closing the bolt, beflloopedthroughythe object which is tobe secured.

normally tends to move the bolt 7laway from the'eye in the part5. The slide has lng device-comprising arms- 18 andf19 ararm .18 has a tooth or detent 20 adapted to engage the notch 16 when theslide-is moved downward until its shoulder le 'enga'gesthe stop 15. The tooth 20 normally rests against-one edge of .thegslide as shown'in engagement with ashoulder 22 in the key B does to look; the key in the casing. A spring 23 normally presses the tooth 20 against the slide, and it will be seen that spring23 will automatically force the arm While the tooth 21, will be moved away from the shoulder 22-and unlock the key. The key is adapted'to fit into'a key sheath 24 which extends through the upper wall of the casing and the end portion 19 of the arm 19 extends beneath the lower end of the key so as to be engaged thereby when the key is pushed downward to its fullest extent.

Normally the bolt and slide are in their upper positions and the key is locked within its sheath. In order to secure asatehel or other article, the chain is looped around the handle or other part of the article and the ring on the end of the chainis passed depressed by applying pressure to the finger. piece 7, at the upper end of the bolt. ;Thebolt passes through the ring on the end of the chain and the locking member C is moved by the spring 23 so as to cause the tooth 201 to engage the notch-1 6 and to reand" retained. by the person checking' the handle-of 'a-satchel G or around any other a cut out portion lei Which provides' 'shouldersat the ends of said-cut out portion ranged at right angles to one another. The

Fig. 2 and the tooth 21- is thereby held in when the slide "is pushed downward the over the tongue 5 and the bolt and slide are move thetooth 21.from the shoulder 22 iii. the key. The key may then be takenout 1 ,the bolt is in' closed position, as shown in A spring 12 attached to .the upper end; othe casing and to a stud'13on' the-slide 8 upona pin :17, Within the casing,-,.th1s lock- 18, to the right, in Fig. 2, so that the tooth 20 will enter the notch 16 and lock the slide,

article until it is desired to release the letter. When itis desired to release the article, the

I .key is inserted into its sheath and pressed downward against the tripping arm 19 which causes the tooth 20 to. move out of engagement with the notch 16 and causes the tooth 21 to extend above the sheulder are'numbered 25 for-illustration. Each keg? 22 on the key; 7 The spring 12 instantly moves the slide upwardly throwing the bolt to open position, and the, tooth 2% then rests against the edge of the slide and holds the tooth 21 in engagement with the hey. Where a plurality of locking bolts are used, the casings are appropriately 1mm bored and the keys for the several locks are correspondingly numbered. in the drevw ing, the. casing and key, in Figs. 1 and ,1",

is designed to operate only the lockinone casing, so thatvonly' ,the individualholding that key may unlock the article from the correspondingly numbered casing.

What I claim is 1. In a locking device for parcels, etc,

the casing, said device comprising two arms;

one arm projecting between the slide andthe key-sheath and having a toot-hon one side esaoso for engaging the notch in the slide and a. tooth on the opposite side for engaging the shoulder on the key, the other arm extending into the plane of the key at the inner end of the key-sheath, and springnormally pressing said first-mentioned arm toward the slide.

2 In a locking device for parcels, etc, a casing having an eye, a slide movable in said casing and a bolton said slide adapted to engage said eye, a spring for moving; said slide to disengage the bolt from the eye, said slide having. a notch near one end and having a part out out near its opposite end to provide shoulders, a fixed stop between said shoulders, a kcy-sheathprog'ecting into the casing, a key fitting said sheath and having a shoulder, a locking and releasing device pivoted Within the cesing, said device comprising two arms, one arm projecting bet-ween'the slide and the key-sheath and having atoo'th on one side for engaging the notch in the slide and a tooth on. the opposite side for engaging the shoulder on the key, the other arm extending into the plane of the key at the inner end of the hey-sheath and a spring normally pressing said first-mentioned arm toward the slide.

in testimony whereof I affix my signature, in presence of two witnesses.


P. H. Kn'owLmN,

v", Rrcrmaus.

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U.S. Classification70/58, 211/4
Cooperative ClassificationE05B73/0082