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Publication numberUS1410713 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 28, 1922
Filing dateDec 4, 1920
Publication numberUS 1410713 A, US 1410713A, US-A-1410713, US1410713 A, US1410713A
InventorsClyde L. Norqttist
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1410713 A
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1 ,41 0,7 1 3 Patented Mar. 28, 1922.


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1,410,713. Patented Mar. 28,1922.

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Letith?v 3.

To all whom it may concern 1 Be it known that I, CLYDE L. Non UIs'r, a

citizen of the United States, residing at the city, of Jamestowmin the county of Chautauqua. andState of New York, have invent-ed certain new and-useful Improvements in. Gentlemens Dressing Cases and Desks,

of which the following, taken inconnection with the accompanying drawings, is a specification.

The invention relates to articlesof furni ture; and the lmprovement consists in providinga combination desk and dressing, case for gentlemen,including special. toilet ticle conveniences forholding a mans wearing apparel, making. thereby a convenient pieceof furniture fora gentlemans apartment; and the invention consists in the novel features and combinations hereinafter .set forthiand claimed. 1,

In the drawings, Figure l 1 view of the preferred form of the combined dressing case and v desk with the upper portions in the open position showing the 'pre-- ferred arrangement ofthe same; and Fig. 2

v is a front elevation of thesa-me in the closed -or door. Fig. 3 is. an'endelevation of the, same with the end broken away to show the position with'tjhe exception ofthe desklid construction and arrangement of the different parts, the different parts being shown in the withdrawn or opengposition in dotted outline. Fig. t is a perspective view'of a modification. of the preferred form showing the desk and upper portion in the, open position,'and the addition of a wardrobe at one end. Fig. 5 is a topplan view ofthenpper tray or drawer showing a preferred.arrange- J ment for the convenience of the, user. ",Fig. 6

is an end elevation of: the display rack for. the shirts in the closed position, theopen br withdrawn display positionbeing shown in- .dotted outline.

Figure 7 is, a fragmentary side elevation, partly in section showing the necktie holder, and-F i 'ure 8,jis a sidepele vation of thenecktie "ho der; v

Like characters of reference refertocorresponding parts in the several views.

The numeral 10 designatesqthe, frame of the dressing case which is preferably provided in its lower portion with two drawers 11 and 12.

The division 13 above the drawer 11 is preferably arranged for a desk and the division 14labovesaid desk arrangement is is; a perspective Specification of Letters Patent. P t t d Man 23 1922 Application filerl'December 4, 1920. Serial 'No. 428,181.

provided with a swing display rack 15 for shirts and similar articles, so that said shirts can be inserted therein and displayed by the withdrawal of said rack in graduated arrangement for quick service, as shown in dotted outline in Fig. 6, said rack being drawn into saiddisplay arrangementby the opening of the closure lid or'door 16, which lid also forms a convenient rest for the garment or garments when withdrawn from the rack 15. i

The shirt'or garment rack 15 comprises a series of shelves 17 which are suspended at each end with a'pair of pivotally attached strap supports 18 and 19, the front strap support 19 being attached to the closure door onlid lGby a sliding support 20, both of the hanging straps 18 and 19 being pivotallv suspended from the divisional partition at eaohend of'said series of shelves. This arrangement so' supports the shelves 1'? that when the lid 16 is turned downward into the openiposltlon as shown in the different figures, and particularly in dotted outline in Fig. '6', said shelves 1'? are drawn forward by the door and end supports 20 into the graduated display. position desired for the garments on said shelves 17, for quick service in withdrawing a garment.

The upper division 29 is preferably filled bya drawer or tray 21" which is divided in different compartments for socks, shaving glassqand kit, jewelry box, handkerchiefs provide theclosedcompartment 25 behind said sliding doors24 and drawers for surplus suppliesof. stationery and similar uses. At each endof the divisions-13, 14 and 21,

narrow verticalcompartments 26'and 27 are provided for hanging neckties, a telescoping or sliding bar or tube support 28 being provided in each of sald compartments 26 and 27. In the preferred form shown in Figs.-

1, 2 and 3, the desk lid 22 only reaches to the under side of the division 29 so that the III tray 21 may be opened without ening either of the divisions 13 or 14 by etting down the desk lid 22. i

In the modification shown in F' 4, a wardrobe compartment 'is provide fat one end of the dresser case and the desk lid 31 (litters the lid 22 in that it extends over the top tray 21 and necktie com artments 26 and 27, as Well as over the tisplay shelf division 14 and desk division 13. The larger desk leaf 31 is'not so easily supported as the smaller leaf 22. The smaller desk lid 22 when openalso permits closer approach to ,the tray 21 in the top division 29 of the dressin case, therefore rendering the use of the s aving lass 32 and the difl'erent conveniences in the tray ill-much more convenient of approach and use.

The vertical compartments 2fi=and 27 provided with the extensible tubular sup orts 28 for neckties and similar-articles 0 apparel, preferably have said tidiular sn rt 28 arranged in two parts 338M134. art 34 has the slot 35 therein to receive the guiding stop or pin36 'm the-part 63, which slot 35 has the narrowerhpart 37 110 form the stop 38 toward theinner portion of the part 3-i='for the pin'36, and also to provide the narrower, portion 37 which receives the supporting bracket part 39 attached -to the supporting plate 40 of the fixture 28 the'rein, thereby providing a strong and durable construction for 'the' fixture or-su t 28. The fixture 28 preferablyuhas t under hooked forward and 4111s a handle forelidably withdrawing the part 34, the neckties and other articles being hung over said part 34, an upwardly projectingstop 42' being 10. Thi'sarrengement provides means for the of a gentleman s neckties soinstant display that-any pnrtlcularone maybe quickly seven and removed from the fixtme 28, the two compartments 26 and 27 being preferably provided sothat neither com rtment with it'sfixhures 28 will=be crowds .Whatds'claimed is: w I


compartment. provided vertical end walls, wseries 0t herizental epaoed swingmounting the shelves :to pblimt meme to thereto so as to swing venticaliy, saith!!! ves being spwcechat'their ends the respecingehe lves in the -compartmetit, "sti'ape 40'! tire said end Walls of the compartment to form long vertical end compartments, and means connected "to "the closure and to one of the straps for swinging the shelves forwardly upon downward movement of the closure and for holding the latter horizontal.

2. In a dressing case, a frame having a compartment, a series-cf spaced horizontally swinging shelves in the compartment, straps for mountin the shelves to permit -same to swing, a c osure for the compartment hinged to the frame so as to have vertical movement, and means connecting the closure to one of the straps for swinging the shelves forwardly upon downward movement of the closure and for "holding the closure horizontal.

3. In :a dressing ease, a-tmme having a com artment a series of horizontal shelves in t compartment, vertical pivoted straps for mounting the shelves to permit'eame to swing, a closure for' the compartment having vertical movementyand a member 'pivoted'to the closure 'and' to oneof the straps and having a lease connection for swinging theohelves forwardly upon downward movement'ei-the elosnreand for holding the lastber'horimntal;

4. A combined dressin euse and desk cenaprisingdrawera imsai ease 'a lid or our 'to 'cover the upper *portion of i said case, pigeon holee md am'all drmrsiin the division above'said lii-a series of swing display ishelm in *the di eisien ohm said pigeon holes, a mond drop fidzor do'or to dosewhe oomparm ent at said 'sh'elvesand means confronting 'mid second did to the swing supports for saiid shdlves'to draw the same iorward inflame-display and quick service positibn iorflie contents thereefyand for holding the edcondi lid in a horizontal position.

55in a 5. geese, a irame having a compartmemt m of spaced swinging Shel wee anthweemparment, a closure for the to the frame so-as 'to have' vdi'tioal ed to the a andhswin *a'sidttd part, and ai p'lll T l-" tlllbug "tl'l sldt bf the slotted "pm nd emmeeted tothe shelves for Witn:

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US5707126 *Feb 7, 1996Jan 13, 1998Via Christi Research Inc.Self-retracting, wall-mounted desk and chart holder
EP0314964A2 *Oct 15, 1988May 10, 1989Fritz Schäfer Gesellschaft mit beschränkter HaftungSheet metal hanging cabinet
U.S. Classification312/269, 312/315, 312/291
International ClassificationA47B63/00, A47B63/04
Cooperative ClassificationA47B63/04
European ClassificationA47B63/04