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Publication numberUS1171234 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 8, 1916
Filing dateJul 1, 1915
Priority dateJul 1, 1915
Publication numberUS 1171234 A, US 1171234A, US-A-1171234, US1171234 A, US1171234A
InventorsEdward P O'hara
Original AssigneeEdward P O'hara
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Patented Feb. 8, 1916.

\ I I I 'I R m M W TTORNEYS ttented Feb. 8, 1916.

.g to the structure there- .ce for the bills to prohe edges of the bills are edges of the bill folder. raction of the bills from ill folder, and also the if so desired, a portion out at one end thereof, 1e cut-out is preferably e with the larger base the folder and whereat the flap being provided er 12 which is adapted l of the fastener secured an this flap is closed by r, the bills are perfectly ocket of the folder; and lbillS or to count them, to ,throw the .flap into 1 in Fig.1,- the bills befigure by the charac orat on.

.re introduced from: the I folder and there taken surface through the llest width of which is lth of a bill. No .part )ocket of the folder is lap is closed and the ;he pocket without-'per- 1e bill'tOI protrude from 1e bill folder is open'or j ences can be provided if desired, as for. e xtnd 16 can be secured Y' rm' additional pockets )ther articles;

ving a bill pocket one igitudinal opening and ut at one end thereof; g the cut-out.

vinga bill pocket exthrough the entire LIld. having at one side PATENT EDWARD r. OI-IARA, OF NEW YORK, a. Y


Specification of Letters Patent. Pg

Application. filed July 1, 1915. Serial No. 37,466.

To all l'ho'm. it may concern p Be it known that I, EDWARD P. OHARA, a

citizen of the United States, and a resident of the city of New York, borough of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings and State of New York, have invented a new and Improved Bill-Folder, of which the-following is a full, clear, and exact description.

My invention relates to bill folders, and the object thereof is to provide a simple, convenient and inexpensive folder which is characterized by the provision of a central slit on the outer surface thereof wherethrough bills are entered into the folder, and a cut-out covered by a flap on the inner surface of the folder wherethrough bills can be extracted with great ease.

lVith the above and other objects in view, the nature of which will more fully appear as the description proceeds, the invention consists in the novel construction, combination and arrangement of parts'as herein fully described, illustrated and claimed.

In the accompanying drawings, forming part of the application, similar characters of reference indicate corresponding parts in all the views.

Figure 1 is a, lan view of the bill folder unfolded and with the flap thrown open to show the cut-out on the inner surface of the folder Wherethrough the bills are extracted; Fig. 2 is a plan view from theouter side of the bill folder unfolded, showing the central slit wherethrough the bills are placed into the bill folder; Fig. 3 is a cross section on V line 3-3, Fig.2; Fig. 4 is a longitudinal section online 4-4, Fig. '1; and Fig. 5 is a perspective view of the bill folder in its normal position.

Referring to theidrawings,the outer side 6 of the bill folder is preferably'made oftwo similar blanks 7 the adjacent edges of which blanks form a longitudinal opening or slit 8. If desired, the front can be formed of a single blank-and the slit 8 made therein in the center or to one side thereof. Co-

operating with the blanks 7 i is a blank 9-.

which has the width of the two blanks 7 and which is secured thereto at the edges by stitching or in any other suitable way. The space between the blanks 7 and 9 forms the bill pocket into which the bills are intro.-

duced through I the longitudinal slit 8. When the bill folder is folded into three or more parts, accordin of, there is no chan trude anywhere, as t adjacent the closed 1 To facilitate the ext] the pocket of the b counting of the bills of the blank 9 is cut as shown at 10. Tl

trapezoidal in shap adjacent the edge of a flap 11 is secured,

with a socket-fasten to engage a button 12 to the blank 9. VVh1 means of the fastene:

- inclosed within the-p to extract'any of the it is only necessary the position as show] ing indicated in this ter 14.

tionof the bills into i mittiiig any part of ti the pocket whether tl closed.

Any other'conveni within-the bill folder ample, members 15 z to the blank 9 to fo therein for cardsfor I claim:

1. A bill folder ha side of whichjhas a 101 the other side, a cut-o and a flap for closing 2. Abill folder ha tending substantially overlap of the'pocket a longitudinal opening and at the other side'a cut-out, saidcut-out'being slightly less than a fold. ofthe billfolder'; and a flap for closing the cut-out adapted to 3. A bill folder having a bill pocketextending through the entire length of the folder, said folder having a longitudinal openingon the outer side thereof and a cutout at one end thereof on the inner side of the pocket, said cut-out being less than a fold of the folder; and a flap secured to the edge on the inner side of the folder adapted to close the cut-out.

4. A bill folder comprising a pair. of blanks the adjacent longitudinal edges of which forman opening; and a blank secured at the edges with the pair of blanks and forming therewith a bill pocket, said blank having a cut-out at one end thereof, the width of which is greater than the'width of a bill, and a flap for closing the cut-out.

5. Abill folderhav'ing a pair of similar outer blanks the adjacent longitudinal edges of which form an opening; an inner blank secured at the edges of the other blank, said inner blank having a cut-out adjacent one end thereof, said cut-out being less than the fold of the bill folder; a fiap for closing the cut-out secured to the edge of the folder;


. 6. A bill folder having abill pocket, one side ofqwhich has a longitudinal opening and'the other side a. cut-out at one end thereof, the width of which cut-out is greater than the width of a bill; and a flap for closing the cut-out, including means for maintaining the cut-out closed.

7. A bill folderhaving a bill pocket extending substantially through the entire length of the folder, said folder having a slit on the outer side extending through the entire length of the pocket for admitting bills thereto, said folder having a cut-out on the inner side disposed transversely of the pocket and adjacent one end of the folder whereby bills in the pocket can be inspected without extraction from the pocket, and a flap secured to the inner surface of the folder at the transverse edge for closing said cut-out.

vIn testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.




and' means for lockir'i the fi l to the inner

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U.S. Classification150/141, 150/143, D03/251
Cooperative ClassificationA45C1/06