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Publication numberUS1452721 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 24, 1923
Filing dateMar 28, 1921
Priority dateMar 28, 1921
Publication numberUS 1452721 A, US 1452721A, US-A-1452721, US1452721 A, US1452721A
InventorsAntoine Alfred D
Original AssigneeAdvance Machine Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Check-controlled machine
US 1452721 A
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ALIRED n. ANTOINE, 'or CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, AssIGNoR -TO ADVANCE MACHINE COMPANY, or CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, A'ConronATIoN OF ILLINoIs CHECH-CONTROLLED MACHINE.

4Appiicaumi mea march 2s, 1921. semi No. 456,109,

To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, ALriu-:n D. ANTOINE, a citizen of the United States, residing at Chicago, in the county of Cook and State of Illinois, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Check-Controlled Machines, of which the following is a specification. This invention relates to improvements in check controlled machines, and one ofthe objects of the invention is to provide an improved device of this character which will receive .a coin of a predetermined denomination and permit the same to move into an operative position with respect tothe coin actuated mechanism, but which will arrest improper checks and prevent the same from actuating the mechanism which it is necessary to actuate b y a check. r A further object is to provide `an iinproved device of this character embodying a receptacle for delivering a commodity, and improved means for rendering the recepta- 'cle acti-ve and inactive with respect tothe check controlled mechanism, whereby the re'- ceptacle willnot be actuated-until a proper check is inserted. To the attainment of these ends andthe accomplishment of other new and useful objects as will, appear, the invention consists A in the features of novelty in substantially thel construction, combination and arrangement of the several parts hereinafter more fully described and claimed and shown in. 3 the accompanying drawings illustratingthis. invention `and in which- Figure 1 is a front elevation. Figure 2 is an enlarged detail sectional view taken on line 2 2, Figure 11.

Figure 3 is an elevation of a detail.

' Figure 4 'is a verticalsectional view taken on line 4 4, Figure 1.

Figure 5 is a view taken on line5-5, Fi re 4.

4" igure 6 ,is a sectional View taken on line v6 6, Figure 11 with parts omitted and -parts in elevation.

. Figure 7 is a sectional view taken on line 7 7, Figure 11 with arts omitted, parts in elevation, and parts in adjusted positions.

Fi re 8 is a -view similar to Fi re 7 showing the parts in a different position.

Figure 9 is a view similar to Figure 5 Referring more particularly to the drawings the numeral 15 designates a face plate which may be of any desired size andconfiguration and is preferably constructed of sheet material bent into `shape and provided with an opening 16 at one edge thereof Ainto which the. check or coin is adapted to be inserted.. Secured tothe back of the plate 15, are spacing members 17-18, which arerespectively shaped4 to form shoulders 19 20, for a purposeto be hereinaftei set forth.

A supporting plate 21, is arranged adjacent these members 17 18, and the parts are i held together in any desired or suitable manner such as by means of supporting posts 22, and fastening bolts 23, which are secured to the plate 15, and pass throughthe members 17-18 and also the supporting plate 21.

Operating between the plates-or members 21 and 15, is a check carrying disc 24which l' `is provided with a check receiving portion o`r seat 25, opening through the periphery of the disc. This disc is rotatably held in posi# tion preferably by means of a handle 26, vwhich passes through a suitable opening in the front plate 15, and which opening is preferably provided with a flange 27 therebeyond to form a bearing in the handle.

The rearv portion ofthe handle is reduced as 'at 28, for a purpose to be hereinafter set forth, and the reduced portion is provided witli'a flattened surface 29.' The reduced portion 28, of the handle passes through an opening vin the ycheck carrying disc24,

which opening is of a size and configuration to conform Ato the reduced portion 28 of the through the opening in vthe check carrying disc 24, thela-tter 'will rotate with the handle. This disc 24, is provided with a cam shaped projecting portion 30, extending from the periphery thereof, and one edge 100 handle so that when the-handle is passed of the cam is adapted to engage the shoulder 19, of the member 17, when the disc is ro# tated in one direction, to limit its lmovement in that direction, and the other edge of the cam shaped portion 30, engages the shoulder 2O ofthe member 18, to limit the rotation of the disc 24 in the opposite direction. The disc is also provided withnotches 231-32, through its periphery for a purposeutofbe hereinafter set forth,

Disposed intermediatefthe member15 and the member 21, is a check receiving support 33, which is provided with an inclined or beveled surface 34, upon which the check is adapted to rest when it is delivered from the cheek seat Q5, of the disc 24.

The member 21 is provided with a depressed or recessed portion 35, which stands adjacent the inlet opening 16 -to form a pocket for receiving the check and directing' the sameinto the check seat Q5, of the disc 24. Supported by the member 21, is a catch 36,`which may be of any desired size and configuration. This catch is preferalily held in position by means of a fastening bolt 3T, which passes through a suitable bearing 38, and has a reduced extremity 39, that passes vthrough a suitable aperture in the catch. The catch preferably arches over a bearing 40, carried by the member 21, and through which bearing the reduced end of the handle Q6. passes. The free extremity of the catch 36 is provided with an offset portion.

41, having a beveled surface and which portion 41 passes through a suitable opening 42 in the member 21, and this offset portion is adapted to enter the notches 31-32 of the check carrier 24, when the notches are disposed opposite the offset portion, The offset portion 41, of the catch 36 normally assumes a position to enter these notches when the check carrier is rotated` vand to that end there may be provided a spring` 42%, one end of which is anchored to the catch 36, and the other end to a stationary member 44. The catch 36 is also provided with an offset portion 45, which is adapted to project into the check seat Q5 of the disc Q4, when the latter is rotated and when no check is carried in the check seat 25. T he spring 43 tending to move the catch 36, in a direction to cause the projection 45 to enter" the lcheck seat, will cause the offset portion 41 to assume a position in one of the not-ches 31-2 and thereby lock the check carrier against rotation beyond a predetermined degree of movement. lVhen a check of a proper de nomination is placed within the. check seat 25, and when the disc 24 is rotated with the check in the seat, the check will engage the projection 45, to shift the catch 36, laterally so as to move the offset portion 41 laterally away from the disc 24, and against the stress of the spring 43, and there'oy permit the.

check carrier to be rotated to the full extent of its movement or until one edge of the cam Vshaped portion 30 engages the shoulder 19.

Then the check carrier is rotated in the opposite direction the other edge of\the camy In the event that a washer or an apertured check is placed within the check seat, the projection 45, will enter the opening in the washerand the spring 43 will then move the catch 36 in a direction'so that the offset portion 41, will engage one of the notches 31-32, and thereby lock the check carrier 94 against further rotation and will prevent the delivery of the bogus check or washer from the check seat. The beveled surface of the projection 41 will however permit the disc 24 to be turned backwards after the projection enters either of the notches 31 or The reduced extremity 28, of the handle 26, projects into an element 46, which is preferably cup shaped, through an opening which is irregular in cross section and which fits upon the handle so-as to rotate with the handle, and this member 46 is secured to the handle for rotationtherewith in any suitable manner such as by means of a fastening nut or collar 4T, which is preferably screwed upon the end of the handle and if desired a washer 48 may be interposed between the member 46 and the collar 47.

Connected with the element 46 and preferably by one end thereof is a spring 49, the free end of which is anchored to any suit able fixed support. This spring 49 tends normally to rotate the handle 26 and the check carrying disc 24 in one direction and to normally maintain the check seat 25, of the disc 24 in alinement with the check receiving opening- 16 or, in the position of the disc shown in Figure 5.

Then the check is inserted in the check seat and the handle 26 rotated, to rotate the disc 24, the element 46. will be rotated with the handle and the end of the spring 4S) will he wound upon the periphery of the element 46, as shown in Figure 8 so that, when the handle 26 is released the spring 49 will tend to move the disc 24 back to its normal position or to the posi-tion shown in Figure 5.

The element 46 is preferably provided with an arm or projection 50, see particularly Figure 11, and which projection carries a lug 51 extending laterally therefrom. Pivotally mounted'upon this lug 51, is a dog provided with an arm 53. having a lateral j projection 54 at one extremity thereof and T a cam shaped portion 55 on the .other end thereof. This dog 52 is adapted to swing freely upon the lug 51. and a spring 56 is anchored by one extremity to the dog and by its other extremity preferably to the el'e- 1u for a purpose tobe set-forth.

l osely mounted upon the extremity 57 of the handle 26, is a disc 5 8, provided with a notch or cut away portion`59 inits periphery and a series of teethvformingshoulders 60,

61 and 62. The disc is also provided. with a-re'cessed portion 63, adjacent thevshoulder 62. This disc is provided with, a boss or projection 64 having an opening 65 therein and a flattened portion 66-forming one'of the walls of the opening. The disc isree torotate upon-the end 57 ofthe handle 26, and is adapted to be rotated with the handle by means of the dog 52. That is, -when'the lat'- eral projection 54 of the dog 52 enters the recess 59, the projection 54 will engage one of the shoulders of the recess so that when the handle 26 is turned the disc 58 will be rotated' 'and when the handle is released, while the projection 54 is in the recess 59, the spring 49 will cause the dog'52 to operate upon the disc 58, and rotate it in the'opposite direction. i

Co-operating vwith the disc 58 is a dog 67 -pivotallymounted as at 68, preferably upon the member 21. This dog isV provided wlth'a projection: 69 that is adapted to en gage and move about the periphery of the disc 58, and 'also to co-operate with the shoulders .60, 61 and 62.-y vin a manner to be hereinafter set forth. A spring 70 is con- V nectedb one end with'the dog 67 and isl anchore port.

as at 71, to a suitable fixed supnormally `exerts its stress upon the dog 67, in such a manner vas to tend. to move the projection 69 on the dog against the periphery of the disc 58, and to hold the same there-v against so that` as the disc 58 isv rotated in a manner as already *set forth, and .under certain conditions, the projection 69 will successively engage the shoulders 60, 61 and 62, and maintain the disc against a retro` grade movement when the projection 69 is engaged with one .of the shoulders.

This dog 67 is provided with a llateral projecting portion 72, which stands adja- -cent but is spaced from the inclined or beveled surface 34, of the element 33. .and the proximate face of the projection 72 is pref-- erably notched or cut a'way as at 73, so as toreceive the edge of the token or check 74. .The projection 72 is so disposed with respect to the surface 34 thatthe spring 70 will'.l

tend normally to move fthe projection in a direction towards the surf-ace 34, the movement of the projection towards the surface being arrested, by the projection on the' The .spring is so arranged that it' and the' surface 34 is such -that itis some-v what less than the diameter of thev proper check or token so that when a vtoken isde-v livered from the check seat 25, as shown in Figure 9, it willengage the surface 34 and projectinto the notch 73, of the projection 72. When a checkis thus delivered from the check seat 25, as shown in Figure 9, and' when the disc 24 is released or turned in a backward direction, one of the walls of 'the check seat 25, engages the periphery of the 'token and forces it between the surface 34 and thel projection 72, with the result that the dog 67 will be rocked about-its pivot 68 against the stress of the spring 70, and will move the projection 69, on the dog away from the periphery of the disc 58 and thereb allow the disc 58 to be rotated when the c eck carryingk dis^c 24 is returned. The token 74 will be held frictionally in Yposition between the surface 34 and the ro'- dog 67, engaging the peripheryf'of the-disci 58. The space between the projectionl 72l 72, the spring 70 will cause the projection 69 on the dog 67, to move toward'the periphery of the disc 58.

-If desired, a magnet-75may be arranged adjacent the path of movement of `the token 74,by the check carrying disc 24. VVhen provided this. magnet operates upon metallic checks or tokens to maintain the same within the check seat 25 so that if an= improper token isdeposited in the check seat, it will not be delivered frown-the check seat to operate thedog 67 ,and the check or token will llo remain in the check seat and will' be brought.

back to the entrance opening 16, through which it may be readily removed.

Supported in any suitable manner, in the rear of the disc 58, is a casing 76, having an entrance opening 77 for the commodity to be dispensed and a delivery outlet opening 78, which delivery outlet discharges into a suitable chamber 79, having an' open front through which the articles may be removed. A pivotally supported closure 80 is arranged across the delivery opening 78, and this closure is controlled by means of a suitable weight 81, the weight tending normally to 4holdthe closure- 80 against the outlet open-,

ing 78. Depending from the closure' 80 is a' projection 82, which is adapted to be engaged by the fingers of theoperator so that v closure 80, .the operator by inserting his when the commodity is delivered upon the hand into the opening of the chamber 79,

so that -the ends of the lingers will engage the projection 82, with the palm uppermost, will rock the closure 80, and the commodity supported by the-closure will be deposited into the hand of the operator.

lVithinithe chamber 7 6 is a drum like element 83, having a trunnion 84, which is journaledin one vwall of the casing and a trunnion 85, journaled in the other wall of the casing. This drum like element 83 is provided with a chamber 86, that is adapted to receive the commodity that is delivered thereinto through the openingT 7 when the chamber 86 is in register therewith but when the drum like element 83 is rotated so as to move the chamber 86 out of communication with the opening 76, the periphery Yot the drum like element will closethe opening, at which time the chamber 86 will be adapted to assume a position to empty the contents thereof upon the closure 82.

The trunnion 85 is provided with a fiattened portion 8T, see particularly Figure 11,- so that when'thetrunnion projects into the opening 65 ot the hub 64 of the disc the two will be connected together .for simultaneous rotation, so that the drum like element 83 will be rotated through the medium of the rotation ot the disc 58, in the manner as already set forth, and when the disc 58 is held against rotation, the drum like element 83 will also be held against rotation.

lf desired and to permit the project-ion on the catch 36 to move out ofthe check seat 25, when the disc 24 is rotated in a direction to return the check seat to the opening 16, wit-hout engaging the wall of the check seat and thereby locking the disc 24 against rotation, the disc 24, may be provided with av beveled or suitable shaped portion 88 adjacent the wall o't the check seat, as shown more clearly in Figure 5. lt is thought that the operation of this device will be clearly understood from the foregoing, but briefly stated it is as follows;

The normal position ofthe check carrier is shown in Figure at which time the ratchet disc 58, operating dog 52 and the pawl 6T will be in the positions shown in Figure 12. At the saine time, the drum like element 83 will be in the position shown in Figure 2, that is with the receptacle or' chamber 8G therein in the position to receive a supply ot the commodity to he dispensed.

In the event that the handle 26 is rotated with the parts in this position, the disc 58 will be held against rotation by reason ot the fact that the projection 69 on the dog 6T, is seated in the recess 63. and the dog 52 will be moved with the handle sothat the projection 5l on the dog will. ride over the periphery ot' thc disc 58. and the drum like element 83 `will be held against rotation. n

this position the check carrying disc 24 is adapted for a forward and backward move? notch or recess 32 in the periphery of the check carrying disc 24, while the return or retrograde movement of the disc 24 will be limited by the edge of the cam shaped projection 30, of the disc` engaging the shoulder 20, shown in Figures 9 and 10.

Should a washer be inserted in the check seat 25, and the disc 24 advanced the' projection 45 on the catch 36 will enter the opening in the washer and permit the projection L11 to enter one of the recesses 31 32 in the disc 24 as the latter is rotated .and arrest its rotation.

During thel rotation o'l the disc 2l under thesetwo conditions the projection 54 on the dog 52, will be held against entering the recess 59 of the disc 58, when it stands adjacent the recess, by means ot' the cam shaped portion of the dog 52, by' reason of the fact that this cam shaped portion 55 will engage and ride over the projection 6) on the dog 6T, and will hold the projection 54 on the dog 52 in an inoperative position with respect to the disc 58.

It a check or token ot an improper size in diameter is deposited in the check receiving opening 16, it will be carried hy the check seat 25 of the disc 24 into the position shown in Figure 9, at which time the check will be delivered from the check seat 25 upon the support 34, and as the diameter of the check would be less than the space between the support 34 and the projection T2 ot the dog 6T, the'check will fall from the check seat and be delivered into the machine. without shitting the dog 67 to release the disc 58.

Should` however, a proper cheek or token he deposited in the check seat, it will be carried b v the disc 24 past vthe projection 4 5 on the catch 36 to shift the latter and hold the projection 41 on the catch in a position that it would not enter either of the recesses 3l- 32. but will be carried by theV check carrier into the position shown in Figure 9, where it will be deposited upon the support 3-1 and will engage the su'pport 34, and the projection 72 of the dog 6T. Under these conditions. when a return or retrograde movement is imparted to the disc 21, the edge of the check seat 25 will engage the edge of the check 74 and force the latter into a position between the support 34 and the projection 72 of the dog 67 a sufficient distance to shift the dog 67 and move the projection 69 ont of the recess 63, thereby releasing the dise 58,- This releasing movement of the dog 67 will permit the spring 56 to shift the dog 52 so as to seat the projection 54 on the dog 52 in the recess 59, this operation being permitted by reason of the 'fact that by that time the cam l shaped projection 55` will disengage the projection 69 on the dog 67, thereby allowing with the drum like element 83,it will be the disc .24 (see particularly Figure 10),V

manifest that as the disc 24 is returned, the

element 83 will be rotated and deliver the commodity from the chamber 86. During this return movementof the check carrier 24 and themovement of the disc 58, the check 74will be ejected from between the projection72 onthe dog 67. and the support 34 by the cam shaped' projection 30 on which engages ,the edge of the check and forces it from the support 34. When the check is thus released, -which will occur at a time just after the cam shaped projection 55 has vpassed from the projection 69 of the dog 67, theV projection 69 will under the' influence of the spring 70, move against. the periphery of the `disc 58,l so that after the check" is ejected and the commodity delivered,V and in the event that the handle 26' and check carrier 24 is again rotated in a forward direction, the disc 58, although itwill be carried forwardly with -the handle in 'this'.

second operation, -will be locked against re- .turn movement by reason of the-fact that the spring 70 will cause the projection 69 to .engage and ratchet across the shoulders 60, 61 and .'62, until the recess 63 is positioned adjacent the projection 69. to receive the latter. ',Ijhe movement 'of the projection 69vinto :the recess 63 will, through the medium of. the cam shaped portion ofthe dog 52, shift the latter to move the projection 54 of the dogi52 out of the recess 59, and' thereb .unlockthe disc 58 with respect to the han e 26, and the dog 67 will maincheck carrier 24, may then be rotated for- .tain the disc 58 and the .drum like element 83 against rotation. The handle 26' and wardly and backwardly in the same manner as when there is no check inserted, that is engagin 58 is un ocked so`that. the handle may turn' the disc as well-as the drum like element 83,

the forward movement will be arrested by the projection-'41 of the catch 36 entering one of the recesses 31-32, and the rearward movement will be arrested by the edge of'- the'cam shapedportion 30 of the disc 24 the shoulder 20. When. the disc -the forward movement of these. parts will for be arrested by reason of the-'edge of the-cam shaped projection 30 of the check carrying disc 24 engagi g the shoulder. 19 (see particularly Figure IO.) lIf desired va magnet 75 may be employed lpreventing the delivery of. a metallic chec ing disc 24.'.

from the seat 25 of thecheckcarry-L If desired, an element 89 (see particularly Figure 4) may be provided which is adapt- .ed to 4rest-against the sup ortingl posts 22 and be .secured thereto. T is element may .be provided with a flanged portion 90, adapt- `parts and this element 89 may be provided with Aan opening having a flange 91 around the opening to form a bearing for the hub 64 of thedisc 58.

Obviously the casing 76 as well as the element 89 mayy be removably secured in position to permitftheir detachment when desired, so that access tothe mechanism may be readily had.

The notch 73 in the projection 72, serves a further function of permitting thin checks or tokens to drop off of the check support 34 without shifting the rojection 72, to render the ratchet element inactive.

VVha-t is claimed as new is 1. Check-controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a rotatable ratchet disc, a ratchet element co-operating with the disc for maintaining the latter in its adjusted position, a check supportLfor receiving the check from the carrier, a portion of the said ratchet element co-operating with the said seat and spaced therefrom a distance less than the diameter of the check, a portion of the check carrier operating on lits retrograde movement to force the 4check between the said seat and the said portion of the ratchet element to shift the latter to release the disc, and means operating -upon the disc when the latter is released to rotate the same with the check carrier, .another portion of the check carrier operating upon the check to force the check from the support to release vthe said ratchet element to permit the latter (tio become active with respect to the said isc. y 2. Check controlled mechanism embody- ,ing a check carrier having a forward and portion .of the/',ratbhetllement to shift theV latter to release the disc,'means operating upon the disc .when the latter is released to rotate the same. with the check carrier,v

another portion ofthe check-carrier. operating upon tliecheck to. force the check' from the' support fto release the said ratchet element to permit the latter to become active with respect to the said disc, and means whereby the first recited means will be rendered inactive when the said ratchet element is active.

3. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement` a rotatable ratchet disc, a ratchet element co-operating with the disc for maintaining the latter in its adjusted position, a. check support for receiving the check from the carrier, a portion of the` said ratchet element (ro-operating with the said seat and spaced therefrom a distance less than thc diameter of the check. a portion of the check carrier operating on its retrograde movement to force the check between the said seat and the said portion of the ratchet element to shift the latter to release the disc, means operating-upon thc disc when the latter is released to rotate the same with the check carrier, another portion of the check carrier operating upon the check to force the. check from the support toi release the said ratchet element to permit` the latter to become active with respect to the said disc, and means operatively connected with the. first recited means and adapted toloe shifted by the said ratchet ele-ment when the latter is'active to render the first recited means inactive.

4. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a` forward and backward movement; a rotatable ratchet disc, a ratchet element co-operating` with the disc for maintaining the latter in its adjusted position` a check support for receiving the check from the carrier, a portion'oi the said ratchet element co-operating lwith the said seat and spaced therefrom a distance less than the diameter ofthe check, a portion of the check carrier operating on its retrograde movement toV force the check between the said seat and the said portion of the ratchet element to-'shift 'the latter to release the disc, means operating upon the disc when the latter is released to rotate thesame with the check carrier` another portion of the check carrier operating upon the check to force the check from' thel support rto release the said ratchet element to permit the latter to become active with respect to the said disc, the said means embodying a dog, and a. cam surface connected with the dog and adapted to engage and be lshifted by a portion of the ratchet element when the latter is active to render the first said means inactive.

5. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, aratchet disc, a dog movable with the said check carrier and cooperating with the said disc for moving the same forwardly and backwardly, a ratchet element for maintaining the disc in its adjusted position, means whereby the said ratchet element will maintain the said dog inactive in the absence of a proper check in the check carriera check support for receiving the check from the check carrier, and means whereby a movement of the check upon the check support will render the said ratchet element inactive. such movement of the ratchet element permitting the said dog to become active with respect to th disc to move the same.

6. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a ratchet disc, a dog movable with the said check carrier and cooperating` with the said disc for moving the same forwardly and backwardl va ratchet element for maintaining the disc in its adjusted position, means whereby the said ratchet element will maintain the said dog inactive in the absence of a. proper check in the check carrier, a check support for receiving the check from the check carrier, and means whereby a movement of thel check upon the check support will render the said ratchet element inactive, such movement of the. ratchet element permitting the said dog to become active with respect to the disc to move the same, the said movement of the check being imparted thereto by a portion of the check4 carrier.

7. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a ratchet disc, a dog movable with the said check carrier and cooperatingr with the said disc for moving the same forwardly and backwardly` a ratchet element for maintaining the disc in its adjusted position, means whereby the said ratchet element will maintain the said dog inactive in the absence of a proper check in the check carrier, a check support for receiving the check from the check carrier` means whereby a movement of the check upon the check support will render the said ratchet element inactive, such movement of 'the ratchet element permitting the said dog to become active with respect to the disc to move. the same, the said movement of the check being imparted thereto by a portion of the check carrier, and means operatively related to the check carrier for ejecting the check to render the said ratchet element active.

8. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a ratchet disc adapted for a forward and backward movement, a spring controlled dog operatively connected with the check carrier and co-operating with the disc for moving the latter, a ratchet element for retaining the disc against movement, a check support for receiving the check from the carrier, means whereby a movement of the check upon the said support will shift the ratchet element to render the same inactive, and means operatively connected with the said dog and adapted to engage and move over a portion of the said ratchet element whereby the said dog will be rendered inactive in the absence of a proper check in the check carrier. A

9. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, 'a ratchet disc adapted for forward and backward movement, a dog operatively connected with the check carrier for moving the said disc, a spring controlled ratchet elementfor maintaining the disc against operation, a check support for.,

Y ing a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a ratchet disc adapted for a forward and backward movement, a

spring controlled dog operatively connected with the check carrier for moving the said.

disc, a spring controlled ratchet element for restraining the disc, means whereby the check when it is delivered' from the check carrier will actuate the said ratchet element to render the latter inactive, and means whereby the said ratchet element will control`the operation of the said dog, the last recited means embodying a surface connected with the said dog and adapted to engage aportion of the said ratchet element when the latter is active to render the dog inactive.

11. Checkcontrolled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, a ratchet disc adapted `for a forward and backward movement, a

control the operation of the said dog, the last recited means embodying a surface connected with the said dog, and adapted to engage a portion of the said ratchet element when the latter is active to render the dog inactive, the said surface assuming a position when the ratchet element is rendered inactive to permit the said dog to become active.

12. Check controlled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, there being a projection on the carrier, spaced stops adapted to be engaged by the projection to limit the movements of the check carrier, a. ratchet -disc adapted for a forward and backward movement, a dog connected with the check carrier for moving the disc, a ratchet element for restraining the disc, a check support for receiving the check from the carrier, and means connected with the ratchet element and adapted to be shifted by the movement of the check upon the support to render the ratchet element inactive, the said projection being adaptedv to engage and move the check upon the said support.

13. Checkcontrolled mechanism embodying a check carrier having a forward and backward movement, there being a projection on the carrier, spaced stops adapted to be engaged by the projection to limit lthe movements of the check carrier, a ratchet disc adapted for a forward and backward movement, a dog connected with the check carrier for moving the disc, a ratchet element for restraining the disc,a check support for receiving the check from the carrier, and means connected with the ratchet element and .adapted to be shifted by the movement of the check upon the support to render the ratchet element inactive, the said projection being adapted to engage and move the check upon the said support, the

-said means embodying a projection co-operating with the said check support, the last said projection having a recessed or notched surface in proximity to thecheck support to permit the free passage of thin checks from the check support.

In testimony whereof I have signed m name to this specification, on this 25th day of March, A. D. 1921.

ALFRED D. ANTOINE.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification194/226, 194/255, 221/266
International ClassificationG07F11/02, G07F11/44
Cooperative ClassificationG07F11/44
European ClassificationG07F11/44