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Publication numberUS1428617 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 12, 1922
Filing dateNov 15, 1921
Priority dateNov 15, 1921
Publication numberUS 1428617 A, US 1428617A, US-A-1428617, US1428617 A, US1428617A
InventorsThaw Jack
Original AssigneeThaw Jack
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Shopping bag
US 1428617 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)




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formation of; the shopping I of, flexible material with certain portions thereof-still p e e t ld s nd: cr a n ef the he y r ain i s h s m in i s c isis ap b I 1 p Q he'r e t A a r i o will be appar nt f om t .tQllQ-W: ing description when taken in connection with the accompanying drawings, in which,

Figure 1 is a perspective view of mypreferred form of shopping bag.

Figure 2 is a fragmentary end view of the bag showing certain details of construction.

Figures 3 and 4; are enlarged vertical sectional views taken on lines 33 and 4-4 respectively of Figure 1.

Figure 5 is a horizontal section taken on line 55 of Figure 1.

Figure 6 is a fragmentary sectional view of a slightly modified form of bag.

Figure 7 is a side view of another form of ba Figure 8 is an enlarged fragmentary section taken on line 8-8 of Figure 7.

Figure 9 is a side view of a still further modified form of bag.

Figure 10 is an enlarged sectional detail taken on line 1010 of Figure 9, and,

Figure 11 is a detail perspective View of a corner of the bag shown in Figures 9 and 10.

Referring to the drawings more in detail, the numeral 1 designates the preferred form of shopping bag which may be made of oilcloth, leather or similar flexible mater al. In the form shown in Figures 1 to 5 1nclusive, the bag is formed of integral side and bottom walls 2 and 3 respectively, and end walls 4E. The side walls 2 of the bag terminate below the upper ends of the end walls 4: and have secured to the upper edges thereof, by stitching or the like, the facing strips 5 and 6 which are also secured to the side edges of the end walls 4, 4. The upper p. lre 18,, reefer-ab y edges of cooperating facing strips-5 and 6 q eeeeeeted i-y abind egi ip '7, thereby forrning a ,cgmpletelyenc'losed pocket. In order that the bag will retain its original e/peel hav lfe ri eii es lien st fen ng of metal, which are lo-. ca ted nthese pockets;slits 2 being formed in the inner facingstrips i'orthe purpose of i-i o ll ftl tifienings nips 8.

theileedgefs covered lby the bindihgdl. I These straps 10 extend verti:

pally qfithesideHWa-lls of the bagand under t -bctten1;- heree andare cu to the bag ,hy rows cf stitching. Washer grom- T mete 1s 1 s y passinetbreugh the traps ndthmugh I the side wall of the hag. "These washer are advag tith e secure the straps 10 t the bag the ends of the straps 10 fastening these parts together and also forming means b which the handles 14 may be attached to the bag. By means of this vconstruction of straps, washer grommets and handles, the weight of the contents of the mitted directly to the handles and thereby relieves the strain on the bag.

The form of the invention'shown in Fig ure 6 is identical with that shown in F igures 1 to 5 inclusive, with the exception that the inner facing strip 6 is omitted and the wall 2 extends to the extreme upper edge of the bag, as shown at' 2", thereby taking the place of the inner facing strip and forming with the outer facing strip 5 the pocket for the stiffening strip In the modified form of the invention shown in Figures 7 and 8 I have provided bag is trans-' e .1 the has, s 10 ,vide@1 ha ing bag by rows of stitching as in the pre-' viously described form. In other respects the bag shown in Figures 7 and 8 is identical with that shown in Figure 6.

Figures 9, l0 and 11 show a still further modified form of bag 30 which is identical with the construction shown in Figure 6, except that the separate end walls are omitted and the side walls 31 and 32 are connected byithe binding strips 33.

In accordance with the patent statutes I i side walls of the ba by rows of stitchingor the like, the ends of said straps terminating at themouth' of-the bag, grommets passing through therespective' strap ends and the side walls of-the bag, and handles having their ends secured in said grommets.

2. A shopping bag including flexible side and bottom walls, straps attached to the side and bottom walls of thebagby rows of stitching or the like, grommets located ad-- jacent the upper edge of the bag andsecuring the ends of the strapsto the bag body, and handles attached to said grommets.

3. A shopping bag formed of flexible material, a. facing strip attached to the bag adjacent'the top thereof forming a'pocket, one of the walls of the pocketbeing provided with a slit, and. a strip of resilient material in said pocket. I

said grommets.

4. A collapsible shopping bag substantially rectangular in cross-section and including side and bottom Walls formed of flexible material, flexible end walls secured to the side walls, facing strips secured to each .of the'side walls adjacent the top thereof,

thereby forming pockets, and a rectilinear strip of stiffening material positioned in one of said pockets.

5. shopping bag including side and bottom walls formed of flexible material,

flexible end walls secured to the side walls,

facing strips secured to each of the side walls thereby forming pockets, and a strip of resilient material positioned in one of said pockets;

6. A shopping bag comprising integral side 'andbottom Walls formed of'flexible material, flexible end Walls secured to the side walls, facinvstrips having their lower edges secured to the inner and outer sides of the side walls at the upper ends thereof, therebyforming pockets, the ends of the facing strips being secured to the end walls, straps attached to the side and bottom walls and to the upper edges of the facing strips, strips of resilient material positioned in said pockets, grommets securing the strap ends to the facing strips, and handles attached to JACK THAW.

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US2920670 *Sep 2, 1958Jan 12, 1960Mohlmann Harry WLitter bag
US4822179 *Jan 22, 1987Apr 18, 1989Bulk Lift International IncorporatedSemi-bulk transport bags with lifting members of bag material
US6612742 *Oct 25, 2001Sep 2, 2003James E. CarterInsulated container with internal harness
U.S. Classification383/18, 383/903
International ClassificationA45C3/04
Cooperative ClassificationA45C3/04, Y10S383/903
European ClassificationA45C3/04