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Publication numberUS1038428 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 10, 1912
Filing dateFeb 29, 1912
Priority dateFeb 29, 1912
Publication numberUS 1038428 A, US 1038428A, US-A-1038428, US1038428 A, US1038428A
InventorsCharles S Pederson
Original AssigneeCharles S Pederson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Portable fireproof safe.
US 1038428 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)



l1,038,428, Y Patented sept.10,1912.



Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented sept. 1o, 1912.

Application `filed February 29, 1912. Serial No. 680,570.

To all whom, it may concern De it known that I, CiiAnLns S. PicniinsoN,

' a citizen ot' the vUnited States, residing at (rantsburg, in the county ot Burnett..` State ot' Wisconsin, have invented certain .new and useful Improvements in Portable l `ireproot Safes; and I do hereby declare the :following to be a full, clear, and exact 'description ot the invention, such as will enable otherslskilled in the art to which it appertains to malte and use the sinne.

'.lhis .invention relates to improvements in flreproot receptacles, and has particular ret'- ereiiee to a small receptacle for use in proiecting jewelry or -t'or packa ot papers.

The principal object ot' my invention is to provide a device of this character which may be conveniently carried around in a hand lgrip or suit ease, and be ample proteetioi'i against loss of valuables by fire.

Other objects and advantages will be apparent from the following description and with particular reference t0 the accompany- 'ing drawings.

.l'n the drawings: Figure l is a side elevation ot a device made in accordance with my invention. Fig. 2 is a horizontal section on the line 2--2 of Fig. l. Fig. 23 is a vertical longitudinal section of the device.

Referring particularly to the .(li'awiiigs, my safte comprises a receptacle l0, and a lid 11, which may be secured thereto in any suitable manner, the means shown being the pins 12 in the upper end of the receptacle, for engagement in thevbayoiiet slots 13 inA the lower portion ot the lid or cover. The receptacle -10 and the lid 1l are of'A practi ally the saine construction and it is thought that the description ot the receptacle will be sutlieient for both. rlhe receptacle conlwhich is arranged a lining of asbestos 15, and an inner inetal wall 1G, on the outer iace of which is arranged a 'cork sheeting 17. Between the asbestos and the cork sheeting is arranged ay metallic corrugated sleeve 1S which suitably spaces the asbestos and` cork, and provides a dead air space therebetween. Within the inner metallic shell are adapted to be placed valuables which it desired to protect against the fire.

The endv Yall ot' the lid, and the bottom of the receptacle are made up of similar layers, to those just described. A suit-able lock l!) may be provided to hold the lid against uiniuihorized removal.

The device is simple and may be conveniently carried around in a suitcase; or hand grip, and willin'sui'e against loss of Valuable papers or jewelry by fire.

What is claimed is:

ireproof case comprising a. receptacle :iiid cover therefor, each consisting of'zln outer metallic shell, a layer of asbestos nextlhe shell, a corrugated metallic layer next lo the asbestos, a layer of ycork next to the last mentioned inetal layer, and an inner lining of metal. i'

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



AND. A. ANnni'tsoN, ANNA O. W'i'no.

40 prises an outer metallic shell lfl, within.

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US2647653 *Sep 18, 1950Aug 4, 1953Dube John BInsulated container for perishable substances
US3702592 *Nov 18, 1970Nov 14, 1972American Air Filter CoFire retardant container
US5069358 *Jan 3, 1991Dec 3, 1991John D. Brush & Co., Inc.Media case
U.S. Classification109/84, 220/62.11, 220/560.1
Cooperative ClassificationE05G1/024