|Publication number||US1465950 A|
|Publication date||Aug 28, 1923|
|Filing date||Aug 17, 1922|
|Priority date||Aug 17, 1922|
|Publication number||US 1465950 A, US 1465950A, US-A-1465950, US1465950 A, US1465950A|
|Inventors||Herman G Schiller|
|Original Assignee||Herman G Schiller|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (7), Classifications (9)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
Aug. 28, 1923,
1,465,950 H. G. SCHILLER SIGNAL LAMP AND MIRROR Filed Aug. 17, 1922 h unlink llllllilm' H ""n' www mE Sift/bou W13/1.
Patented Aug. 28, 1923.
UNITED STATES HERMAN G. SCHILLER, OF LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS.
SIGNAL LAMP AND MIRROR.
Application iled August 17, 1922.
To all whom t may concern:
Be it known that I, HERMAN G. SCHILLER,
a citizen of the United States, residing at Lawrence, in the county of Essex and State of Massachusetts, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Signal Lamps and Mirrors, of which the following is a full, clear, and exact description.
My invention relates to lamps of the type adapted to be attached to automobiles for the purpose of indicating to other drivers, pedestrians or traiiic officers the intention of the operator to stop his machine or to alter its course.
An object of the invention is to provide an improved lamp casing of substantiallv oval shap'e and adapted to be opened at both the front and rear for the purpose of cleaning. changing the bulbs and the like.
Another object of the invention is the provision of a lamp adapted to be attached to the left front mud guard and which is provided wi-th a convex mirror for the purpose of disclosing to the operator the condition of traffic immediately in the rear.
Other objects and advantages of the invention will be apparent from the following description when ta-ken in connection with the accompanying drawing, in which, Figure l is a rear view of the lamp.
igure 2 is a front elevation of the lamp; an
Figure 3 is a horizontal section on anenlarged scale.
Referring to the drawing more in detail, the numeral 1 designa-tes the lamp casing which is elliptical in shape, and which is provided with a base 2 for attachment to the mud guard of an automobile. The casing 1 is formed with the integral rear wall 3 and the transverse partitions 4 which divide the casing into three compartments for housing the electric bulbs 5 which illuminate the signs.
Secured to the front of the casing 1 is the plate or lens 6 of glass or similar transparent material on which is indicated the words Ahead, Right and Left, This indicia may be placed directly on the plate 6 or a stenciled opaque plate may be placed over the plate G lit desired. The invention Serial No. 582,464.
of course is not limited to any particular number of compartments, or to any particular indicia on the front of the lamp, as both may be varied according to require- The plate or lens 6 is held in place by means of the ring 7 provided with the rolled edge 8, the ring being detachably connected to the main body of the casing by means of the screws 9. A gasket or other acking material 10 may be ositioned wit in the rolled edge 8 for eXc-uding moisture, dust and the like.
Attached to therear end of the casing 1 by means of screws 1l is the cover 12. This cover is provided .with a rolled edge 13 which may receive a acking 14. The inner wall of the cover ad)jacent the rolled edge 13 is provided with two or more Sprino' clips 15 which are directed inwardly and rearwardly toward the rolled edge. These clip's 15 have for their purpose to hold in place against the rolled edge 13 the convex mirror 16 and the lid or backing 17. The cover 12 being removed'from the lamp casing, it is only necessary to depress the springs 15 in order to remove the lid 17 and miror 16 from their seat. In replacing the mirror and lid 17 the same are merely forced past the clips 15 which automatically spring back into place behind the lid.
From the foregoing description it will be seen that I have provided a neat and simple arrangement of lamp and mirror which is composed of few p'arts and which may be readily assembled or disassembled as may be required.
What I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters 'Patent is:
A combined lamp and mirror, including a casing having a circular rear Wall and a cylindrical side Wall, a lens secured at the open end of said casing, a substantially cylindrical cover detarhably connected to said casing, a rolled edge formed on said cover, a mirror mounted in the cover and engaging the rolled edge. and spring fingers secured to the inner wall of the cover and forcing the mirror against the rolled edge.
HERMAN e. SCHILLER.
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|U.S. Classification||362/494, 362/143, 362/812, 362/540, D26/31|
|Cooperative Classification||Y10S362/812, B60Q1/34|