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Publication numberUS1330538 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 10, 1920
Filing dateJun 10, 1919
Priority dateJun 10, 1919
Publication numberUS 1330538 A, US 1330538A, US-A-1330538, US1330538 A, US1330538A
InventorsHoyt Royal E
Original AssigneeFrank Carroll, Hal D Rives, Scott E Allen
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Swing-spout oil-can
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1,330,538. Patented Feb. 10,1920.



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swmo-sroo'r OIL-can.

I Specification or Letters Patent.

, Application filed June 10, 1919. Serial No. 803,496.

' To all whom it may concern:

' ordinarily necessary topour which-- Be it known that I, ROYAL E. Herr, a citizen of the United. States, residing at Los Angeles, in the county of Los Angeles and State of California, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Swing-Spout Oil-Cans, of which the following is a specification.

My invention relates to measurin vessels, and more particularly to oil cans w ich .are used in sellin lubricating oil to automobile drivers. In this particular application it is the oil intothe breather tube of the engine,- which is often placed in more or less inaccessible places, so that the difiicult to pour.

In my invention I provide a s out which is normally carried and which is dropped when it is desired to our the oil, the measure being maintained m an upright position. It is, of course,


The invention comprises the novel assembling ofparts illustrated in the drawing in Figure 1 is a side elevation of my invention. r

Fig. 2 is a section ona plane represented by the line 2-2 of 1.

Fig. 3 is. a section on a plane represented by the line 3-3 of Fig. 2'; and Fig. 1 is a section on a plane represented by the line 4- -4.of Fig. 3. In the embodiment of my invention shown in the drawings,- the container 11 is provided with a handle 12 and with a false rim 13 secured to the bottom 14:. A hole 15 is providedin the bottom 14, this hole comordinary type of oil can is-very' in an uprig t-position position,

'jeeting beyond the to receive a valve 18 which has a valve opening 19 formed therein, this opening being on the bottom with the-parts in the position shown in Fig. 3.

The valve 18 is provided with a tight end 20 and a compression spring 21 is provided seating the valve 18 in the socket 17. A

- Patented Feb. 10, 1920 spout 22 is secured to the end of the valve 18, extending upwardly as shown and having an inclined ortion 23.

The method 0 operation of'my invention is as-follows: Y

The can being filled with oil, the spout 22 is thrown from'the position shown in Fig.

1 in full linesto thev position shown in dot-' ted lines in that figure. With the parts in the position shown .in Fig. 3, that is to say, with the spout 22- at or near the vertical oil cannot flow through the hole 15 due to the fact that the opening 16 is closed by the valve 18. Whenever this valve is turned the valve opening 19 registers with the inlet opening 16 thus allowing oil to An oil can comprislng walls forming a container having a hole in the bottom thereof, a tapered socket secured to the bottom of conical valve seatingoin said socket and :prm ttomof said container and havin a valve opening therein, spring means for olding said valve seated in sald socket, and aspout secured atright' angles to said valve in such a position that said valve opening registers with said inlet open ing when said spout is in the pouring 'position.

In testimonyowhereof, I havehereunto set s Angeles, California, this 26th day of May, 1919.

my. hand at ROYAL E. HOYT. 7

U.S. Classification222/512, 222/536, 251/181, 137/616.7
International ClassificationB65D47/26, B65D47/04
Cooperative ClassificationB65D47/263
European ClassificationB65D47/26D2