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Publication numberUS1286368 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 3, 1918
Filing dateJun 21, 1917
Priority dateJun 21, 1917
Publication numberUS 1286368 A, US 1286368A, US-A-1286368, US1286368 A, US1286368A
InventorsCharles E Lucas
Original AssigneeCharles E Lucas
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Odorless garbage-receptacle.
US 1286368 A
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APPLICATION FILED JUNE Zl- I9IT- Patcnted Dec. 3, 1918.



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CHARLES E. LUCAS, or 'rononro, onraniogcanana.


Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Dec. 3, 191%.

Application filed June 21, 1917. Serial No. 176,180.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, CrIAnLns subject of the King of England, residing at Toronto, in the Province of Ontario, Dominion of Canada, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Odorless Garbage-Receptacles; and I do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and

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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 improvements in garbage receptacles and has for an object to provide a receptacle embodying means of novel construction and arrangement to facilitate the emptying of the garbage thereinto and at the same time prevent the escape of foul odors from the receptacle while garbage is being deposited therein.

With the above and other objects'of simi lar nature in view, the invention consists in the construction, combination and arrangement of parts, set forth in andfalling within the scope of the appended claim.

In the drawings Figure 1 is a side elevation of a garbage receptacle constructed in accordance with the invention.

Fig. 2 is a top plan view thereof with the toprclosure removed.

d.ig. 3 is a vertical section therethrough, an

Fig. 4 is a view similar to Fig. 2 with the slide plates in open position.

Referring nowmore particularly to accompanying drawing, there is shown a garbage receptacle consisting preferably of a cylindrical its top with handles 6 secured at diametrically opposite sides thereof, and further provided adjacent its bottom with oppositely directed foot pieces 7 the purpose of which will be explained. y

Removably mounted upon the container at its .top is a hopper 8 also of cylindrical formation and provided in its lower edge with diametrically opposite cutaway portions or recesses 9 into which pass the hanthe container 5, provided adjacent with the interior of the container 5. Transversely extending slots 12 are provided at diametrically opposite sides of the hop per 8 adjacent its top and have engaged slidably therethrough closure plates 13 which are adapted to cover and uncover the discharge opening 11. For each of the plates 13 there is provided a guide 14 which issecured at its ends tothe hopper bottom 10, said plate passing between the latter and said guide and being thus maintained in position. The outer ends of the plate 13 extend beyond the side wall of the hopper and are equipped with handles 15 by means of which they are manipulated. The hop per also is provided with handles 16 by whichitmay be conveniently removed from the container 5 by standing upon the foot piece 7 and pulling upwardly on said handles 16. To close the hopper 8 there is provided a top or cover17 suitably flanged to fit snugly over the top rim of the hopper and provided with a handle 18.

To deposit garbage into the receptacle, the cover 17 is removed and the waste matter emptied into the hopper 8 afterwhich the cover is replaced. The slides 13 are then drawn outwardly. of the hopper to pncover the discharge opening 11 and permit the garbage to pass into the container 5 after which the slides are again closed as will be understood. By this arrangement escape of foul odors from the container 5 while the garbage is being deposited therein will be prevented, the cover 11 being in place while the slides are open and vice versa.

l/Vhat ll claim is:--

The combination with a cylindrical container having an open top and also pro vided with handles at diametrically opposite sides, of a cylindrical hopper telescoped over the container and having diametrically opposed notches for accommodating the handles, an inverted substantially conoidal tion with the container, said hopper being slotted above its bottom, slides guided upon the bottom for closing the openings therein and movable through the slots in the hopper, and a cover removably fitted on the hopper to close the top thereof.

In testimony whereof, I affix my signature inthe presence of two witnesses.



E. F. WILKINSON, K. Bo'r'roMLEr.

Copies of this patent may be obtained for five cents each, by addressing the fioiestoner ct Wm Washilngtcnfllltd. J

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U.S. Classification220/502, 220/8, 220/908
International ClassificationB65F1/10
Cooperative ClassificationY10S220/908, B65F1/10
European ClassificationB65F1/10