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Publication numberUS1162791 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 7, 1915
Filing dateAug 16, 1915
Priority dateAug 16, 1915
Publication numberUS 1162791 A, US 1162791A, US-A-1162791, US1162791 A, US1162791A
InventorsMike Lubas
Original AssigneeMike Lubas
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1162791 A
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INK-WELL ideama.

Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Dec.. f?, 1915..

Application filed August 16, 1915. Serial No. 45,757.

To all /i/i'tom t may concern.-

Be it known that l, Minn LUBAS, subject of the Emperor of Austria-Hungary, residing at Naugatuck, in the county of New iaven and State of Connecticut, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in lnk-lVells, of which the following is a specification.

This invention relates to certain new useful improvements in ink-wells.

The primary object of this invention is the provision of an-inkwell `hat is easy and inexpensive to manufacture and whiclris especially serviceable for desk use, the same and 'beinO rovided with a closinrr means for preventing evaporation of the ink.

A further object of the invention is the provision of an inkwell which is readily opened for use, but closable in an air-tight condition when not in use, thereby preventing an evaporation of the contained ink and thus coi'iserviiig the saine.

A. still further object is the provision of. a closable inkwell so arranged that the prevention of loss et' the ink is effected either by evaporation or spilling when the same is closed.

l'lith these general objects in view and others that will appear as the nature of the invention is better understood, the saine consists in the novel combination and arrange.-

`inent of parts hereinater more fully de in the accompanying scribed, illustrated drawings, and pointed out in the appended claims.

ln the dia.vings forming ay part of this application and. in which like designating characters refer to corresponding' parts throughout the several views, Figure 1 is a central transverse sectional view through l the device in its open position. Fig. is a similar view thereof' in itsclosed position partially broken away. Fig. 3 is a top plan view of the device in its closed position. Fig. 4 is upon line IV-IV of Fig. 1, and Fig. 5 is a perspective view of the closure member detached.

Referring more in detail to the drawings, an ink-well is provided preferably formed of some vitreous material and the same inav be of any desired shape, but is herein illustrated substantially cubical in form and provided with an inner ink chainber 11.

A. pen receiving opening 12 is arranged ink-well, while forward a. transverse sectional view taken substantially centrally of the top 13 of the a closure slide 14 is positioned in theink-well slidal'ily mounted within opposite transverse slots 15 of a slide receiving recess 16 formed upon the inner side 17 of the said topll, the said recess traversing the said top opening 12.

A slot or. opening 18 is arranged at the forward side of the ink-well and the slide is positioned therethrough having its end provided with a yprojecting handle 19 by means of which the slide 14 is opened and closed at will. pen guard 2O consisting of a' tapered tube has one end Ascrew-threaded within an opening 21 of the slide 14. the said slide opening being of less diameter than the top opening 12 of the ink-l well. a ckings 22 t l .a re carried by the lower side of the slide 1v1.

extending in parallelism at points opposite the pen guard and whereby the slide is mounted in an air tight manner slidable within the inl{-\vell.

` It will thus be seen, that the pen guard 2O may be positioned directly beneath the tOp pen-receiving opening 12 of' the ink-Well and in which position the ink in the chamber 11 is readily. accessible to a pen through the top opening 12 and interiorly of the pen .guard 20 within which the ink may rise to the saine level as the ink in the chamber 11. When the ink-well is not in use, the inkwell opening 12 ymay be readily closed by grasping the slide handle '19 and withdrawi ing the slide 14 to the position illustrated in Fig. 2 of the drawings, and so as to underlie the said opening 12, it being understood that the packings 22 insure a tight-engage,- incnt between the slide 14 and thefupper .face 23 ot' the receiving recess 16, the slide also having a fluid-tight sliding engagement within the slot 1S. It will benoted that the tapered gua rd 2O opening 21 of the slide 14 by being positioned through the top opening 12 of the ink-well and then screwed into the said slide opening. spann'er wrench receiving sockets 2l being provided in the outer end -ofthe is inserted within the said guard 20. lt will thus be evident that an ink-well is provided which is inexpensive to manufacture, but which at the same time actively carries out the objects heretofore enumerated. f

lVhile theform of the invention herein shown' and described is what is believed to be Athe preferred embodiments thereof, is nevertheless to be understood that minor ehnnges nur v be niude without departing ironi the. .'spiri*U und seope of the invention :is ret forth in the eluiins.

Vilhat I eluiin :is new i` i. in n deviee oi iihe class described eoln- :i vitreous bodv having' :in ink-rem elunnber therein und further having :i pen entrance openingl in the top thereof und i Slo' in its forward Side, '.1 lQlide, shift :ibiv posii'ioned through the Suid Slot und huvini;` :fr path of uiovenient trnnSverselv oll Suid opening. be .Quid slide beine,` provided with un opening herein intermediate the ends thereof, und :i tubulintupered pen guard seeured through the Suid slide opening und projeeting innnrdl);v of the Suid elnnnber. i

2. A. device of the eluss described Coin- -prising un ink-well member having a peir receiving o iliening in the. top thereof. and :i

transverse recess in the inner face of the :greggi-n.

sind zop und truvenfing the said opening, the Suid Well nieinber inning n slot in its forward Side eonnnuni ating with the Suid recess, :i slide Shiltnbly mounted through the Suid Slot und within the Suid reeeSS, pzrrlinllv longitudinally extendingfluid-tight puekings` carried bv the underside or' the Said slide, the Suid slide being provided vvilh :i Subsnnliullv eenlrul serevv-threuded opening, therei'ln'migir u iupered iubulnr pen guide positioned through the sind lop openinny und huvinglj lhreuded eurnleineln: within i'he Suid slide openingx` und positioned in uu'rdly oi' the well. he Huid guard being provided with \vre\nhhold sor-,kein in its outer end und :i proieetinfT opernling: hundle ezn'ried by he Suid slide outwardly ol' the said slot.

in testimony whereof 'i :'dlili in)v signature.


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U.S. Classification220/253, 15/257.74
Cooperative ClassificationB65D47/265