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Publication numberUS1044309 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 12, 1912
Filing dateJun 27, 1912
Priority dateJun 27, 1912
Publication numberUS 1044309 A, US 1044309A, US-A-1044309, US1044309 A, US1044309A
InventorsAlbert L Waldo
Original AssigneeAlbert L Waldo
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Combination library-table.
US 1044309 A
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Patnted NOV. 12, 1912.

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Specification of Letters and dominoes, serves as a useful means whereby, when persons are playing dominoes, they may he placed upon edge in the slots and, when thus positioned, the faces thereof-may not be conveniently read from the opposite side. Said table is provided with slots D" adapted to receive the projections E upon the table F, which latter is adapted to be superimposed upon the per- :manent or fixed top G when it is desired to utilize the table for playing" cribbage or other ganies.

The top section, designated by letter K, is provided with a circumferential flange-K which has a shoulder K In adjusting the top K, it is fitted over the intermediate top F with the flange K extending over a portion of the permanent top and the shoulder K is adapted to rest upon the marginal edge of the permanent top C, as shown clearly in the sectional view of the drawings, when it is desired to utilise the uppermost of the tops for any other purpose. ref,- erably the top K has a smooth polished sur face.

W hat I claim to be new is A table having .a permanent top with recesses in the upper surfaces thereof, a removable top of smaller dimensions than the permanent top, and provided with lugs 2. adapted to seat in said recesses, a flange Reference now being had to the details of cover having a shoulder, formed in the flange the drawings by letter, A designates the thereof, adapted to rest upon the marginal frame of a table supported on. suitable legs edge of the permanent top, a portion of said B and having a permanent or fixed top GA flange'oxtending about the marginal edge of mounted thereon and which is provided the latter, as set forth. with a slot or recess D for the reception of In testimony whereof I. hereunto aiiix my checkers or dominoes and of sufficient depth signature in the presence of two witnesses. so that, when the latter are placed in the slot ALBERT L. NALDO.

To all whom it may 0mm.- 1

Be it known that I, Annenr L, WALno, a citizen of the United States, residing at Flint, in the county of Genesce and State of Michigan, have invented certain new and useful Improvements 'in Combination Library-Tablesg and I do herebjgtdeclare the following to he a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it ap pertains to inalze and use the same, reference had to the accompanying drawings, the letters and figures of reference which form a part of this and to marked thereon, specification.

This invention relates to new and useful rovements in tables for gaming and other. purposes and comprises essentially a frame to which various tops are adaptedto be held, adapting the same for convenient use in playing dominoes, checkers, cards, etc. The invention is illustrated in the accompanying drawings, in which z- Figure 1 is a side elevation of a table made in accordance with my invention, showing the several tops adjusted in place. Fig. 2 is a top plan view showing respective tops broken away so as to show grooves formed therein for the reception of checkers and dominoes, and Fig. 3 is a cross sectional view on line 3--3 of Fig.

tvith the top of the table. The slot, while affording mcafis for holding the checkers

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U.S. Classification273/284
Cooperative ClassificationA63F3/0023