|Publication number||US1192824 A|
|Publication date||Jul 25, 1916|
|Filing date||May 15, 1916|
|Priority date||May 15, 1916|
|Publication number||US 1192824 A, US 1192824A, US-A-1192824, US1192824 A, US1192824A|
|Inventors||George J Bohlman|
|Original Assignee||George J Bohlman|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (8), Classifications (7)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
' G. I. BOHLMAN.
, APPLICATION FILED MAYIE. tens.
Patented J 11y 25', 1916.
GEORGE J. BOHLMAN, 0F MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS.
To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, GEORGE J. BOHLMAN, a citizen of the United States, residing at Medford, in the county of Middlesex and State of Massachusetts, have invented an Improvement in Paper Receptacles, of which The invention consists in a receptacle composed of a single blank particularly formed for interlocking and securing the meeting edges of the bowl, and also providing a bottom and means for locking and supporting the bottom in. place, the connection of the bottomproper and its locking-and supporting means with the main .body of the blank being at what are, diametrically-opposed or spaced apart points ofthe formed receptacle, in order to provide the maximum strength at this point.
In the drawings: Figure 1 is a plan of the blank formed in accordance with the preferred construction. Fig. 2 is a side elevation and longitudinal vertical section of the pot formed from such blank. Figs. 3 and 4 o 4 is omitted, both locking-strips passing are plans of blanks showing modified constructions.
In the preferred construction, shown in Figs. 1 and 2, the blank, constructed of a thick heavy paper or the like, of sufficient strength for the purpose comprises a body: portion, shaped to form the bowl of the pot when completed. For this result the body is an elongated strip 1, of suilicient length and. width for the desired proportions of the completed article, having a curved upper and lower edge 2 and 3, the latter being on a less radius than the former. The side edges 4 are on lines approximately radial of a curvature intermediate that of the respective upper and lower edges. Integral with one edge is a locking strip 5 projecting there-- from and terminating in tongues 6,. other: wise free of connection with the blank. The blank adjacent the opposingside edge 4 is formed with slots 7 disposed and sized to receive the tongues to lock the opposite ends of the body-portion of the blank'into formed relation. The strip 5, which, together with the tongues 6,is approximately of the full width of the body portion .of the blank, acts to materially reinforce the structure at the Specification of Letters Patent.
Patented July 25, 1916.
Application filed May 15, 1916. Serial No. 97,510.
meeting edges, also covering such juncture .and preventing leakage of the contents.
The bottom edge. of the blank, at such points as are diametrically opposed in the formed structure, are. integrally provided with circular extensions 8, adapted to be arranged in superimposed relation in the completed article to form a'double bottom. At other points, and also in diametrically-opposed relation in the completed article, the bottom edge of the body is formed with integral locking strips 9, the-free terminals of which are designed to be passed through alining slots 10 in the bottoms 8, the strips being reflexed upon the top of the bottomsections, as shown in Fig. 2, so that the reflexed portions are adapted to be held in place by the contents ofsthe bowl, thus to securely hold the bottom-sections in place. The bottom-sections 8 and locking-strips are thus connected with the bodyportion at diametrically-opposed points, respectively,
so that the bottom, considered as an entirety,
may be said to be supported from four equally spaced points from the bowl, thus givlngthemaximum strengthoto the pot,
through the bottom-piece remaining, and being refiexed upon the top of the bottompiece. In Fig. 4 the blank is slightly modified in that but a single bottom section 11, and a single locking-strip12, therefor, is used. In this form, the connection of the bottom section and strip to the body will be at points diametrically opposed in the formed article, contributing the maximum strength to this form.
The paper of which the blank is formed is preferably of ordinary texture, untreated for its designed use, in order to. permit a direct permeation of moisture to avoid accumulation in the lower-portion-of the pot, and to permit the ground moisture to reach the plant inthe event the latter isplanted while in the pot, as is contemplated among the uses of the invention.
a body-portion adapted to beformed. to provide the bowl of the pot, said body-portion having at. its opposite ends integralinterlocking-means, a bottom section integral with the body-portion and adapted to be arranged to close the bottom of the formed bowl, and a long locking strip integral with the body and arranged to pass through the bottom-section and to be reflexed upon the top of said section to support the same in bottom-forming position, the bottom-section and locking-strip being arranged on the'bottom edge of the body-portion at spaced points.
2. A paper receptacle comprising a blank having a body-portion adapted to be formed to provide the bowl of the receptacle, integral means for interlocking the meeting edges of the formed bowl, a plurality of bottom sections integral with one edge of the body-portion and adapted to be arranged in superimposed relation to form a double bottom for the bowl, the bottom sections being GEORGE J. BOHLMAN Witnesses:
ELIZABET M. HANSON, Amos L. TAYLOR.
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|U.S. Classification||47/73, 229/4.5, 229/185, 47/74, 229/156, 229/157|