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Publication numberUS1436484 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 21, 1922
Filing dateApr 3, 1922
Priority dateApr 3, 1922
Publication numberUS 1436484 A, US 1436484A, US-A-1436484, US1436484 A, US1436484A
InventorsPhillip Dahl
Original AssigneePhillip Dahl
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1436484 A
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Patented Nov. 21, 1922.


Patented Nov. 21,

rnrttrr mint, or VOLGA, souTi-r nanorn HOLDER.

Application filedApril 3, 1922. Serial No. $9,249.

1 '0 aZZ whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, PHILLIP DAHL, a citizen of the United States, residing at Volga, in the county of Brookings' and State of South Dakota, have invented new and useful Improvements in Holders, of which the following is a specification;

My present inventionhas reference to a frame or protector for cards, labels, etc.

An object is to produce a device of this character which has its body portion constructed from a single piece of metal stamped, bent or otherwise shaped to provide a hollow casing or frame in which the card or tag is to be received and through which the same is to be displayed, means in the nature of a lock being received in the mouth of the frame or casing and contacting with the card for locking the same therein, the construction being cheap and thoroughly efiicient.

The foregoing, and other objects which will appear as the nature oft-he invention is better understood, maybe accomplished by a construction, combination and operative association of parts, such as is disclosed by the drawings which accompany and which form part of this specification.

In the drawings Figure 1 is a perspectlve viewof the improvement.

Figure 2 is a substantially centralflongitudinal sectional view through the same.

Figure 3 is a transverse sectional viewon the line 3-3 of Figure 2.

Figure 4c is a view of the blank from' which the frame or casing is formed. Figure 5 is a perspective view of the key. As disclosed in Figure 4 of the drawings, the frame or casing in which the tag, card or the like is to be held in display, is constructed from a single piece of suitable metal. The metal is in the nature of a substantially rectangular strip and is centrally bent upon itself to provide a closed frame or casing 2. The sides 3 of the frame or casing may be wholly open or may be provided with spaced openings whereby the indicia on the card 4 that is received in the said frame or casing may be displayed. The card preferably has its faces similarly printed and its said printed faces are protected by transparent strips or plates 5, preferably of mica. The sides 2, for the major portion of their length, and from the closed end 1 of the frame or casing have inwardly simple,

relation to each other and the friction eX- I cited by the overlying on the underlying flanges is sufficient to hold the frame or casing in proper position. Thefianges "terminate a slight but suitable distance from the open end of the frame or casing, and. the said sides inward of the said open end are provided with aligning openi or 9 whereby a ring,the hasp of a lock other suitable support may be passed and from which the device is suspended. One of the sides, at points in a line with but equi-distantly from the opening 9 therein is indented from its outer face forming the inner face thereof with teats 10. i i

The key is in the nature of a flat plate 11 having its outer edge flanged to provide a head 12, and the sides of the plate are provided at its outer corners with shoulders 12, thehead beingof a width equalling that of the shoulders and the body of the plate being of a width to be snugly received in the open end of the frame or casing 10, the shoulders resting on the outer ends of the flanges '7 provided'on the sides of the casing.

The locking plate 11 is provided with an opening 14: designed to align with the openings 9 when the lock is arranged in the frame or casing, and is likewise provided with spaced depressions 15 designed to receive therein the teats 10 when the lock isin place, and this engagement between the depression or teats holds the lock in position to close the open end of the frame or casing. Of course, the suspending or supporting means that pass through the openings 9 also pass through the opening 14 in the lock or closure plate, and it is thought that the foregoing description, when taken in connection with the drawings, will amply set forth the construction and advantages of the improvement to those skilled in the art to which such I inventions relate without further detailed description. i

Having described the invention, 1 claim In a device for the purpose set forth, a frame or casing constructed from a strip of vmetal centrally bent upon itself to provide a closed end, the sides of the strip having openings therethrough and the edges of the strip having angle flanges extending from the closed to'adjaoent the open end of the frame or casing, and said flanges designed for lapping or frictional engagement, both of the sides, adjacent the open end thereof having aligning openings and one of the i sides having inwardlydireoted teats t the' 1 sides of the last mentioned opening, a

headed closure plate designed to be received in the open end'of the frame or casing having an opening therein registering with the last mentioned openings in the sides of the casing and having depressions to receive therein the mentioned teats on the sides of the. casing. 3

In testimony whereof I affix my signature.


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U.S. Classification40/649
International ClassificationA45C11/18
Cooperative ClassificationA45C11/18
European ClassificationA45C11/18