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F. E. MYERS.
n HINGE. APPLICATION FILED DEC30| I9l6.
1,3 1 3,41 1 Patented Aug. 19, 1919.
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UNITED? STATES PATENT @met 'BERRY E. MYERS, or MONROE CITY, INDIANA Einen; l
To all whom t may concern:
Be it known that I, PERRY E. MYERS, a
citizen' of the United States, residingV at.
Monroe City, in the county of ,Knox and State of Indiana, have invented certain new and useful Improvementsin Hinges; and .I
do hereby declare the following to loe ya fu1l,` clear, and eXact description of the inven-A tion, such as willenable others skilled-in the art to which it appertainstomake and kusewhich means will retain the Vgate or. door V,in
openposition when desired, and also` retain the gate or door'in accuratev alinement with the tion.v f m Another object off myinvention-isto ,p roduce a Vhinge provided with means forelfl-` ciently .securing thehinge upon the gate andthe Vgate post whereby to obviatethe possibility of the loosening -of the' hinge and the; consequentfsagging--of the, gate or,
door-,as the case may be,v i A fUr-therobject ofmy inventionisto produce a hinge constructed in Va manner'to prevent/the Vgate -or Ydoor from being removed 'froin itshinged"position yby stock or unauthorized persons.-rr
i'gggAlfurther object of-fmy invention is-,t l
produce a hinge vwhich maybe readily at tached 5to an alreadyjcompleted gate v or 0013;701 which may be built in .the gate or door during its construction,
.i A', sau further @beet of knir-,1' investita is' to produce `a hinge consistinglof few parts,
strong and durable, and which may loe manufactured and sold. upon the market at .a nominalcost.
vThese and` other objects andi-advantages of my invention willI more fullyl appear as the nature ofthe, invention lis more clearly understood fromthe '-following, specification, @the ,subj ect-matter of the claim, and the views illustrated in the/, aaccompanying drawings, 4inwhich;A l" f-y` f specificati@ of Letters' raient.
gate `or door postswhen in closed posi-j l Patenteanug'-19, 1919;
VApplicaton led December 30, 1916. Serial No. 139,740.
.Figure 1 is afragmentaryy sideview of a .gate and a gate post, showing one of the hinges inv applied operative position thereon.l
F1g.-2 is al sectional view-on line 2 2 of I desire vto herefstate that for thesalefof clearness and illustration, I have 'shown'suf-A ficientpartsofa-gate andthe hinge post therefor 4 to disclose the-'application of ymy inventlonto agate, but E that "my invention isnot. restricted to this exact-application as, the same isequallyapplicable to barn doors er other doors, Y and fthatf while :I have shown' the preferred embodimentV of my invention Imay make-such expedient alterations and variations 'in the constructionto meet the exigencies of p the case, r which 4will neither depart Vfrom the spirit of the invention nor the scope of the claim. v i '1 i Y Referring to .the drawings, wherein simi' lar reference characters denote corresponding parts throughout. the. several views, .l denotesY the horizontal slatsf of theusual; form of gate, 2 the oppositelydisposedvertical end slats,- r3=th e. bo lts rivets, or other suitable means for securing together the re-1 spectiveslats of the gate,aand 4; the adjarv cent hinge vpost for supporting the/gata.
The hingecomprises-two members onesecured upon thepgate andthe other rsecured upon,V the gate post'. The member upon the gate consistsV of the ibase plate 5, provided with the laterallyprojecting upper and lowerarms `6, preferably rectangular in cross jsection, and each being providedat vits outer extremityy with Jthe shoulder 7 and thej centrally disposed threaded stem 8,
per apertured `ear Vll and the; lowerVY aper-v tured ear 12.`r Ihje upperand lowerffacesof the apertured .ear 12 ,are formed straight, and the upper, face of the apertured ear 11 is also formed straight,|but the lowerface of the aperturedear 1 1 is` [formed: with dia-l rnetrically opposite concaved recessesilso vformed `in the under face of, the- :apertured ear' 11 that the: recesses V13;arendisposed transverselyofiy the longitudinal direction rofthe gate.
i T0 securel the above ,described llillgA ml-? `loerfupon a4 gatej thegnuts 10 and the; cleats 9 having a cylinder bearing on the aforesaid Cylinder, and a hinge bolt extending through said cylinders, the adjacent ends of the cylinders having depressions and projections for turning them to a predetermined position relatively.
In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.
PERRY E. MYERS.
claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
A gate hinge embodying a hinge member having a base plate to tit against a post, and having a cylinder and an opening between said plate and cylinder, a hoop to embrace the post extending through said opening between said base and cylinder, one end of the hoop having an outstanding ear and the other end of the hoop extending through said ear, means on the last named end of the Witnesses: hoop bearing against the ear to contract the DAVID M. SHoUsE, hoop on the post, a second hinge member J. M. GOLDMAN.
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Washington, D. C.