US 1315310 A
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A. F. KELLEY.
DUSTPAN. APPLICATION HLED APR. l 1917.
Patented Sept. 9, 1919.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
.DDISON F. KELLEY, OF FREELAND PARK, IN DIA1\TA DU'STIE'AN.
-Specification of Letters Patentl P9tentd Sept. 9, 1919.
Application fi1ed April 1s, 1917. s'mu m. 162,963.
T0 all whom 1It may concern:
Be it known that I, ADDISON F. KELLEY, a eitizen of the United States, res'1ding at Freeland Park, in the county' of Benton, State oflndiana, have invenoed ceriiain new am]. useful Improvements in Dustpansg and I d0 h'ereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description ofthe in- Figure 1 is a plan view of the dust pan construoted in accordance with the invention.
- F ig. 2 is a side elevation there of.-
Fig. 3 is a front elvation thereof. Fig. 4: is a longitudinal section. Referring more partioularly to the accompanying drawing in which like reference characters indicate similar pafits the numeral 5 indioates the base of the dust pan whioh is made of any pref'erred material anal provided with the sides 6, back 7 ancl cover 8.- A handle 9 is extended from the back 7 intermediate its ends.
The forward transverse ed ge of the cover 8 is preferably bent upon itself to provide the angular fianges 10 and 11, the former of Which is provided with a plurality of open-- ings. 12 therein arranged contiguous to the edge formed by the intersection of said flanges. A tooth 13 is mounted in each of the openings 12 and an intermediate portion of said tooth is engaged with the inner surface 0:E the flange 11 and may be secured thereto by soldering. The solder may be run into the channel formed between the cover member 8 and the fianges 10 and 11,
s afber tl1e plus have been engagedin tho perforations 12 anol before the cover momber has losen horizontally positionecl. The
- rear ends of the teeth 13 are projeeted beyond the immer edge of the flange 11 and the front encls of the teeth are extended, in parallel relation, a considerable distanoe beyond the forvvard edge of the cover 8 and are sharpened as indicated a1: 14. It will loe appareht from this desoription that a broom or brush may readily be cleai1ed. and particles of hair and the like removed therefro1n by inserti ng the teeth into the body of the brush and then pulling thereon until the teeth are free of 15116 outer ends of the bristles of the brush 01 broom, at Whioh time th dirt removed will fall into the dust pan. v
What is claimed is:-
A dust pan comprising a base, sioles, back and a top extending from the back partway over t he base, the forward edge portion of tl1e top being bent rearwardly between itself and the base and in spaced relation to itself with a resultant vertical flange and a resultant horizontal flange, the vertical flange having a transverse series of spaced perfoiati0ns therethrough, a series of parallel spaced ins engageol each in a perforation and extending between said horizontal flange and .the top member and extending also forwardly beyond the vertioal flange,
and a bocly of retaining solder filled into the space between the top membei and the verticaland horizontal flanges and binding the pins thereto.
In testimony whereof I affix my signature in'the presehce of two witnesses.
- ADDISON F. KELLEY.
A. J. FREELAND, F. M. HARTSOOK.
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