US 1257771 A
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|. N. WELLS.
TOILETSEAT. APPLICATION FILED JUNE 1 9. l9l7.
Patented Feb. 26,1918.
FIE I ISO N. WELLS, OF REDONJDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA.
Application filed-June 19, 1917'. Serial No. 175,607.
To all wko'mz'tmay concern:
Beit known that I, ISAAC N. WELLS, a citizen of the United States, residing at RedondoBeach, 'in the county of Los Angeles and State of California; have invented certain new and useful Improvement in- Toilet-Seats;- and I do hereby declare the following tobe a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the'art to which'it appertains to make and use the same.
' This invention relates to flexible seats or sheet protectors for toilet seats; and it consists of a laminated sheet of flexible materials ashereinafter' fully described and claimed. a
In' the drawings, Figure 1 is a 'plan view of a seat constructed according to this invention. Fig. 2 isa front view ofthe seat showing the notched flange turned down in a positlon for-use. I
- he seat is formed of a lower sheet or ply aper, or other similar ab- 3 of oiled-paper, or other similar waterproof material, is secured to the lower sheet, and a suitable seat opening 4 is formed through the two sheets.
The upper sheet 3 is provided with a flange 5 which overhangs the lower sheet 2 around the opening 4, and this flange has a series of notches or slits 6 formed in it radially of the seat opening, so that it may be turned. downwardly, as shown in Fig. 2, to engage with the opening in the wooden toilet seat.
The flexible nature of the two sheets 2 number of similar sheets to be and 3 enables the deviceto be folded for convenience incarrying it, and permits a packed into a small space'for shipment.
Each sheet may be formed of morethan one ply of material, and when the sheet of oiled 'paper is formed of two plies, their notched flanges are arranged so that the notches are in staggered relation, as shown in Fig. 1. A projecting flange 7 may also be formed on the front edge of the upper sheet 2 overhanging the sheet 3.
What I claim is: 1. A protector for a toilet seat, comprisingafiexible sheet provided with an under layer of absorbent'material and an upper ply of waterproof material secured thereto, said sheet having a seat opening, and the upper plyhaving a notched flange which till overhangs the absorbent under layer around the seat opening and which projects through the opening downwardly.
2. A protector for a toilet seat, comprising a flexible sheet provided with an underlayer of absorbent material and aplurality signature.
of the under layer when bent