US 1141274 A
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M. A. SKALL.
TICKET RACK AND STORAGE SYSTEM FOR SAME.
APPLICATION FILED DEC. I8. 1913.
II 9 1 II. 9 I Patented June 1, 1915.
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To all whom it may concern Be it known that l, MAX A. SKALL, a citizen of the United States, and residing at New York city, in the county and State of New York, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Ticket Racks and Storage Systems for Same, of which the following is a specification.
The present invention relates to improv ments in devices'for storing theater or other tickets or similar articles, so that one of each kind of the tickets is at all times easily obtainable, while the rest of them are safely stored in receptacles, but ready for immediate use.
Another object of my invention is to store many kinds of tickets in a systematic manner using a minimum ofspace.
With the above andother objects in view, 2c the present invention also consists of certain novel details of construction and arrange- .ment of parts hereinafter described and particularly set forth in theappended claims.
Reference is to be had to the accompanying drawings, forming apart of this specification, in which similar characters of ref:
"erence indicate corresponding parts in all the figures, and in which Fig. l is an isometric view of a revolving so stand for ticket racks, of which .parts are to Fig. VT is an isometric view of the storage cabinet for tickets. Fig. VII is'a plan view of the hinge connection of a ticket rack to the ticket'storage cabinet. Fig. VH1 is a section on line B.--B. of Fig. VII.
Referring to Fig. l[ of the drawings, 1 designates the base of the stand, which is constructed preferably, of metal.
Rigidly secured at the center of the base is rod 2, to provide a center of rotation.-
Surrounding rod 2, and embedded in base 1 l have placed a roller bearing 3, whose rollers 3 slightly protrude above the top surface of base 1.
.The top of rod 2" is provided with a I threaded shoulder 2.
The rod 2 is surrounded by a tube 4: to
Specification of Letters Patent. patentggdl mt :11 Application filed December is, 1913. Serial no. 807,394.
which the circular plates 5 and 6. are fastened at its" lower and upper ends. respectively, andin this manner a spool is formed, which rests by its gravity on the rollers 3 and revolves on them easily. This spool isheld in place by means of Washer 7 and nut- 8. Plates 5 and 6 are provided near their outer edges with a series of holes into which the hinge pins 9 are placed. Thesepins conc5 nect the ticket panels 10 by means of-the hinge bars 11 and 12 to the plates 5 and; 6.
The detail of a connection'of'an upper hinge bar 12 and-pin 9 to plate 6 is shown'in section by'Fi H. The length of the ticket panels 'exten s from the lower surface of plate 5 to the upper surface of plate 6, the
hinge bars 11 and 12 are fastened to the lower and upper edges of the ticket panels, bars 11 move on the hinge pins 9 below plate 5 and bars'12 above plate 6.
The ticket panels 10 consist of a rectangular frame 13, preferably made of U-sh'aped cross section into which a'plate 14, of wood or any other suitable material, is framed the front of this plate 14 is covered by a sheet metal" plate 15 to which'the'ticket holders 1. are fastened in a/ slanting position, forming parallel horizontal and vertical rows to hold series of tickets. The ticket holders 16 'of which a single one is shown in Fig. TH are preferably stamped from a single sheet of metal by bending three of its edges 16, 16", 16, upward under rightangl'es.
The formation of a ticket rack is illusac trated by Fig. llVand Fig. V. The upper edge 16? of the uppermost ticket holder is kept a short distance away from plate 15 .by means of the distance piece 17. The
lower edge 16 of the same ticket holder is fastened directly "to 'plate 15 and in this manner the holder is brought into a slanted position. Another ticket holder 16 is laid upon this first one and fastened to it'in such a manner, that the upturned vertical edges 16 and 16 form a plane with the corresponding edges of the first ticket holder but the edge 16 of the upper holder is slantingly moved downward until it touches the plate. 15 and is fastened thereto. By fastening in this manner One ticket holder upon the'edges of the upturned flanges of the one below a vertical row of the holders is formed and by placing and fastening the upturned edges 16 of one row against the edges 16 of an.'- 110 other row the whole ticket rack is formed. It can be seen that by this arran'gement each ticket holder forms a box-like compartment with thenext' one -above'or below, which is .completely'closed on five sides and only open on its narrow upper side, for the introduc- .tion of the ticket 18. The lowest horizontal '10 preferably by soldering or brazing. While th1s revolving ticket rack holder serves to displaythe tickgllsjnthe racks and g to find the desired ticket for any seat or per panels are 1n the cabinet, and the hinge formanc easily, it will only accommodate Ira-tickets for a relatively short period .and I have provided'the storage cabinet hereinafter described to store safely a larger number of ticket racks, with or without the tickets until the proper time for, their dis- 20 posal arrives.
- This storage cabinet isshown in Fig. VI
it has the general appearanceof a box or closet, with doors, at Its front side, it is preferably made of sheet or plate steel. and its 1 .25 sides are joined'by riveting, electric welding or in any other suitable manner. It consists of a rectangular bottomplate 20, to which I are fastened the vertical sides 21, provided with ledges ,or feet 22 to give a'solid bearing, the vertical back plate 23, the horizontal top plate 24 and above the latter the cover plate 25. The front side is formed by the dOUbIGJdOOI'S 26 and 27 connected to the vertical sides 21 by hinges 28. These doors are i 35 provided with a lock 29 and cover the rectangular opening formed by the bottom I plate 20, sides 21' and top plate 24. The
I front edge of the 'coven'plate 25 does not extend forward to theplane of the door opening but is placeda short distance behind the latter. The vertical back 23 covers :the rectangular opening formed by the rear edgesof, bottom plate 20, vertical sides 21 ".andthe cover plate 25. The distance bel .45 tween the upper sideof bottom plate 20 and the lower side of top plate 24 is approximately the'same' as the distance between the lower side of hinge: bar 11 and the upper sideof hinge bar 12 of a ticket panel I 50 previously described. Plates and 24 are each provided with. a series of parallel slots 30 and" 31 which reach from points near the door opening to points near the back 23. On both sides of each slot' and parallel to it, the guide angles 32 are arranged to guide the ticket panels into the cabinet. The panels are held in a mannersimilar to the one adopted for the'rev'olving ticket stand, the hinge pins 9 are inserted through the i front end of a slot 31 in top plate 24 into the hole of an upper hinge bar 12 and similarly another hinge pin 9 through a lower hinge bar .11 into the front end fof a slot 30 bottom plate-20, as shown in, Fig. VI.
The front end 32 of the guide angles 32 is pins at the rear ends of the slots as indicated by 9 in Fig. VI. I
When in use the tickets, which are generally printed for a long period in advance capable of two motions one around the hinge pins and a second one around the center rod 2, By the arrangement shown inl Fi g. I every panel may be swung through a short are only. around the hinge pin, when its rear, edge will touch the plates 5 and 6 whereby the motion is transferred to these plates which then start to swing around the center rod 2. In this manner a quick inspection of all panels will be accomplished.
' Having thus described my inventionwhat I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent is: r v
15A ticket rack'comprising a rectangular frame, surrounding a plate of sheet metal, backed by a plate of fibrous material, hinge bars on said frame, extending its top and bottom edges, provided with apertures for hinge pins, and ticket holders, formed by bending a rectangular plate at three sides at a right angle to the plate, fastened one upon the other in slanting position and forming rows of ticketcompartments, held bys'aid base, saidticket compartments having an entrance opening at their top and being closed on their other'sides.
2. In a storage cabinet for tickets, a base section, three vertical sides, and a roof section, a doorforming the front side of said cabinet, a series of a-linin elongated apertures in said base and roo sections extending from points near thedoor opening to polnts near the rear side of said cabinet, and ticket racks provided with alining projections at their upper and lower edges, apertures in said projections to accommodate hinge pins which slidably engage said alining apertures and rotate in said projections maima ta 3. In a storage cabinet for tickets, the combination with a casing having top and bottom plates provided with alining elongated apertures, of a plurality of ticket racks provided with projections at their upper and lower sides, slidably engaging said longitudinal apertures in the base and top.
plates of said casing and a protecting roof above said top plate covering the upper projections.
- 4. In a storage cabinet for ticket racks the combination with a casing provided with elongated apertures in its base and top plates, guide bars parallel to said apertures,
and terminating slightly behind the front end of said apertures, ticket'racks sliding between said guide bars and provided with ,hinge bars, and hinge pins which slidein apertures.
. M A. SKAJLL. Witnesses:
H. J. GRANATJEI, E. GOLD.