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Publication numberUS1135892 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 13, 1915
Publication numberUS 1135892 A, US 1135892A, US-A-1135892, US1135892 A, US1135892A
InventorsLouis F Grosenbeck
Original AssigneeLouis F Grosenbeck
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Knockdown mail-container.
US 1135892 A
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L. F. GROSENBECK. KNOCKDOWN MAI L CONTAINER. APPLICATION HLED MAY 19. I914.

Patented Apr. 13, 1915 7 1 5mm J3 LazzwlTGrw LOUIS GRGSEHBECK, F POUGHKEEFSIE, YURK.

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Application filed May 18, 1914. Serial No. 539,557.

' To as whom is may cone-em:

:1 frame oi" Be it known that l, LOUIS F. GROSENBECK, a citizen oi the United States, resiiling at Poughlzeepsie, in the county of Dutchess en State'of l eW York, have invented new and useful Improvements in Knockclown li-Qohtaiiiers, of which the following is scecii ii secle frames l for containing 251 ee e el ii co li-ereiiieiiei' lescsi An ch of simple eiiel (lsi'eole struciiii' which may he easily aml readily col apse oi set up when in setup posi i is adapted support a receptacle or container packed or in which the mail matter may oleced.

jecl or set 11 i osition.

lathe accompanying drewingsb Figure l is a perspective View of the rece itacle enii frame With'psrts of the receptacle broken away. Fig. 2 is a perspective view of :1V per ibicn cf the frame.

As illustrated in Fig. l of the drawing the receptacle 1 may he made from canvas leather or other suitable flexible material and the said receptacle is provided with 21 mp ilap 2. if 4iesired handles 3 may he proviclecl at the ends of the receptacle 1.

The frame includes from; and back sections and as the sections are alike the clescription oi one will answer. The said sections are forniecl from metal real or wire and are oi single pieces having their ends joined iogethei" as at 4:. Each section comprises an sp ces pert 5 21ml :1 lower part 6. These psi-is are approximately parallel with releiioii to each other. The parts 5 and '6 are ,croi'idecl at their ends Withcoils 7 and 8 re spectively h are continue into end parts 9. parts 9 are provided with en the frame is cellaose5 loops 10. Braces 1i connect the parts 5 and together and are provided with loops 1%. hiiznners 13 of Wire or rod are connected at their eiicls with the enclporcions of the parts 8 and she intermediate portions of the said rill'lilfiliS 15 are spaced from the intermediate cortioiis of the parts 6 When the some is neat may be moved along ocr by sliding" the runinwesdlv c hinge "'6 iii-ch is adapted e of the other in {he tongue 16 will bear against the hot-tom of the receptacle -l and tend to lo 1 c said receptacle in an 1 es-eh the said recepcompletely held within the sicle seciions of the frame lfhen the parts are collapsed, Theend sections of the frame c nsist of members 17 and 18 which are geclly connected together as best shown is Fig.

encl the seicl memhers are formed from metallic Wire or rods and have parts 19 and 20 which are joi'u'naiefl in the coils 7 es 'the heck eiicl icon; sections respectiveiy. The 1'? is in the general shape of a reciengle is pi'oviclecl at its inner side with a loop 21. The end poi- Bionsof the upper and lower poets of the member 18 are provitle with coils 22 in which the inner part of hinged. parts of the niemher l? hook exiensioiis 93 adopted to uppei' and lose pores of members 17 when the in up p sm'l a ijecent the said hee -is use sp l s? and lower parts of the formed with 3131' me piowioeo. will;

u L engage the the member 17 is The encis oi the upper and lower 2o frame structure for supportingla flexible said strap may be secured together by a lock 27 and consequently the flap 2 is securely held in a closed position upon the body of the receptacle 1.

receptacle is provided and that the arts may be easily and quickly manipulated in order to collapse the frame or set the same up. If desired the inner end portions of the members 7 and the any suitable manner to thebody of the rev ceptacle 1.

having loops,

; one of the said braces 11 may be. covered by strips 28wh1ch are secured in 1,1as,se2

Having described the inventionwliat is claimed is p 1. In combination 'With' tacle having a a frame comprising front and rear sections and end sections hingedly connected there- With the said sections 'being' provided With loops adapted to pass through the openings i'llld a securing device passing through the cops. p s

2. In combination With a ceptacle having a flap, front and rear sections and end sections hingedly'connected thereto the said frame the receptacle having openings through which the loops may pass, a securing device adapted to pass through the flexible re-' loops, the endsections ofthe frame consist-- mg of members hingedly connected together mem rs having hook extremities provided With humps adapted to .a flexible recep-. fiap' providedwith openings, j

a frame comprising frictionally engage the other of the said end members.

In testimony whereof I 1n presence of two Witnesses.

Witnesses:

ROBERT H. SMITH, FREDERICK A..M0NELL.

affix my signature I LOUIS F. GROSENBECK. v

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Classifications
U.S. Classification220/9.3
International ClassificationB65D6/18
Cooperative ClassificationB65D37/00