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Publication numberUS1315305 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 9, 1919
Filing dateJun 11, 1919
Priority dateJun 11, 1919
Publication numberUS 1315305 A, US 1315305A, US-A-1315305, US1315305 A, US1315305A
InventorsW. Hegland
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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w. HEGLAND;

STAMP AND ENVELOP MOISTENER. APPLICATION FILED JUNE 11.}919. 1,315,305.

' hates the bod-y e Plentywood,,in the countyof, Sheridan and State of -Mo'nt e, have invented certain newn burr-u i WILLIAM nue m in, or e awatt, mourners.

- isumr ,A im iuuvntormorsrumzee Sp'ecificetmn of Letters Futent,

Application n16; .Tune 11, 1919 se ial no. 363,312,;

c tizenfo'f the United States, residing at tening' stamps, and envelope, and particularly to that class'ozt devices i'gvherein a: tubu ,lar liquid--conteiner.:fis; provided having a; V 4 v atel i on it; -Dispo'sed Within: the lower 'moisteni'ng element in its lower end kept with a, cover and et 'the othenend With 'a- '20 a rubber ap and cerryinguponits fece an absorbent-element such use piece ofispong'e g moist by theiliquid within-the 'conteinerkff The general objectj of miylinYenti'on is to" provide an envelop; gind' sternp Frn'oistener"- comprising a container formed atone end-;;-;

perforated 16.

mass of spongy ,Inateri il -di'sposed" "l within the rubber cap being so formedas toprovide a, projection-Which, When the In'oi'ste'ner s] inward, thereby compressing the-sponge withinthe cap and causing the Water to be forcedout there] in use,'. will force the) cap fromthrough the perforations in the cup 1 and onto the exterior-sponge orlother'fibrous Afurther object isto provide 2 de'viceof Wiper.-.

this character so constructedthat it will not leak, but further so "constructed their-{clue spongemthin the capiwill be kept' i111 v -v sufiicientlypmoist at all ;'tinie s without, hon L Anotherh'object istolproi idel'ai device of this character which is jverys impl e sin fcon. struction,frelatively cheep, end; which; Willi moistcondition zit-ell time's,

t e rerpq 16-.

Figure 5 1 is. run-elevation of. my lmproyd. 'moisten'ng devicej "1;; f? ,';1f 1 I Fig. ,is'a' longitu' inaldiagrenimeticsem I i the transversely extending spongestrip l4:

byfa pressure of'the m0i$tener against other surface to Which. the moisture is to be epplied. Thus,"only a slight pressure need :be applied 'to the 'tself end thus this sponge may; be kept relatively moist While itis being; 1used." Were this projection {then pressure would come 14 end. this pressure w itsoppo'site." ends, one end is provided, itoutof the? sponge, leeving it relatively Referring-to;these-draw ngs, 10 des'1gotthef'container which may Fig.3 s an 'undersideplen' View; vand Fig l' ish' se-ctiongon the line of made of ianysili teblel meterieljend: which is'cylindricail and has a {such that it may 7 hand. This tuhul-arconteiner is bent at WILLIAM; fir men;

which" the following is the to de vicesior mois--- ,b1'efrubbercep may the sponge 117 and cause the envelop, std-nip or sponge lfl diameter and lepgth' he conveniently held Within the containergis connec t'ed--to a "somewh'ait end the .bdttom. of this closely disposed perforations113-.'

Qarried'upon the-out" r 'facejofil the cap et: the bottom thereof, isiiaismellimztssY-ofsponge 14 extending i diametricelly 'across the-j face of the cap sand the holes l3'jdischergfi; acentto; this piece of sponge 'erimmediend ofthe container j u s-tabove the upper portion of vthe rubber cep',',ise diaphragm '15 '=,Wh;i ch .may be; convenient y; uformedqof cork or 'other suitable material and which iS P efer ly: r

portion of the container to filter through sponge 17' so "that this sponge will be kept ei er,;being superseturated. Y

-Preferably, the cap 12 jectioni extending downward and out;

' ward awayfrom the sponge l lg-end this projection. provides means whereby the 'flexi be forced inward against to thus compress his sponge water to be discharged theliea T s-'ha f-e .fslidingfit within-the lower end of-fthe containenetnd of-sponge or engaged. byr v th'e" v v is formed on one lside'off-the piecefofsponge 1 1 with a pro;

' the sponge anddown onto the cork 1-l6, aiod5 fl'omthence the liquid will passinto the fromthrough the perforations 13 \end-onto ul-d drive thewete'r' the 21 not provided, v

inconvenience of using .a sponge cup for the same purpose. The device may be obviously gotten up in an attractive manner and, of course, may be made in various sizes to suit di'fierent purposes. I claim 1. A moistener of the character described comprising a hollow container, a removable closure at one end of the container, and the opposite end of the container being providedwith a cap of flexible material formed with small perforations, a perforated diaphragm disposed within the container adjacentthe cap, and a mass of elastic, fibrous, absorbent material disposed within the cap, and a strip of absorbent, fibrous material .c'arried upon the outside of the cap adjacent the perforations therethrough.

A moistener of the character described comprising a hollow container, a removable closure at one end of the container, and the opposite end of the container being provided with a cap of flexible material formed with small perforations, a perforated diaphragm disposed within the container adjacent the cap, and a mass of elastic, fibrous, absorbent material disposed within the cap, and a strip of absorbent, fibrous material carried upon the outside of the cap adjacent the perforations therethrough, the flexible cap being provided on one side of the strip of fibrous material with a projection.

3. A device. of the character described comprising a hollow container having a detachable closure at one end, a somewhat bulbous, flexible, water-proof cap attached to the other end of the container and having a transversely extending line of perforations therethrough, a transversely extending strip of sponge attached to the exterior of the cap adjacent said perforations, a perforated diaphragm disposed within the lower end of the container, a mass of spongy material disposed within the cap and below the diaphragm, the cap being formed to one side of the line of perforations with a downward and outward projection.

et. A device of the character described comprising a hollow container having a detachable closure at one end, a somewhat bulbous, flexible, water-proof cap attached to. the other end of the container and having a transversely extending line of perforations therethrough, a transversely extending strip of sponge attached to the exterior of the 'cap adjacent said perforations, a perforated diaphragm disposed within the lower end of the container, a mass of spongy material disposed within the cap and below the (liaphragnn the cap being formed to one side of the line of perforations with a downward and outward projection, the body of the container being forn'ied with an annular diaphragm intern'iediatc its length, and a coiled spring bearing against the first named diaphragm and operatively bearing against the second named diaphragm, thereby urging the first named diaphragm downward against the sponge.

In testimony whereof I hereunto altix my signature in the presence of two witnesses.

WILLIAM HEGLAND.

lVitnesses \V. Os'rmrnymr, ELLA WERNER.

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US4960340 *Jan 13, 1988Oct 2, 1990Kabushiki Kaisha SakurakurepasuImplement for applying liquid
US5131777 *Dec 7, 1988Jul 21, 1992Terumo Kabushiki KaishaSpring biased liquid applicator with integral removable cap
US6715951Apr 22, 2002Apr 6, 2004L'oreal S.A.Unit for applying at least one product
US6883995 *Oct 20, 2000Apr 26, 2005L'orealApplicator device for applying a liquid product
US7125189 *Nov 19, 2002Oct 24, 2006L'oreal S.A.Device, system, and method for applying a product
US7594595Oct 1, 2002Sep 29, 2009L'ORéAL S.A.Device and method for dispensing a product
Classifications
U.S. Classification401/148, 401/196, 401/206
Cooperative ClassificationB43K5/189, B43M11/06
European ClassificationB43M11/06