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Publication numberUS1467151 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 4, 1923
Filing dateOct 4, 1920
Priority dateOct 4, 1920
Publication numberUS 1467151 A, US 1467151A, US-A-1467151, US1467151 A, US1467151A
InventorsFreundt Louis J
Original AssigneeAmerican Can Co
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Vanity box
US 1467151 A
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L. J. FREUNDT VANITY BOX Filed O ct. 4, 1920 Patented Sept. 4, 1923.




To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, LouIs J. FREUNDT, a citizen of the United States, residing in Chicago, in the county of Cook and State of Illinois, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Vanity Boxes, of which the following is a specification.

This invention relates in general to vanity boxes and more particularly to such articles having suitably proportioned compartments for face powder, rouge and the like, and be ing so constructed as to provide space for a puff or chamois in each compartment.

A principal object of the invention is the provision of a vanity'box of pleasing appearance and compact form, in which both powder and rouge may be carried in the proportions usually required and in separate compartments, each being accessible without opening the other.

A further object of the invention is the provision of a vanity box of the type described, whose compartments are adapted to receive cakes of solidified powder and rouge, which may be held therein merely by means of suitable adhesive substance, each of said compartments also providing sufficient space for a puff or chamois used in applying said powder and rouge. I

A still further object of the invention is the provision of a vanity box having the above advantages, and at the same time being simply and cheaply constructed and devoid of parts difficult to provide or easily broken or displaced.

Numerous other objects and advantages of the invention will be apparent as it is better understood from the following description when considered in connection with the accompanying drawings illustrating a preferred embodiment thereof.

Referring to the drawings,

Figure 1 is a partially sectionalized view whose wall 13 conforms to the general shape and size of the wall 14 of the box body and is closely held therein. This receptacle is adapted to contain powder, preferably in the form of a solidified cake 15, which may be caused to adhere therein by the use of a suitable adhesive. The interior of said receptacle may be plain and requires no delicate retaining parts.

The bottom 16 of the box body is recessed or indented to form a compartment 17 which backs against and supports the bottom 18 of the contained receptacle 12 and opens in the opposite direction therefrom. This compartment is of suitable size to hold the proportionate amount of rouge 19 normally required to be carried with the amount of powder which the box is adapted to hold. It also will be in solidified form and may be attached as stated above.

By this'construction the separatecompartments are arranged bottom to bottom and form a unitary though double body; and the capacity of one compartment may be easily varied relative to the other as may be desired, while exteriorly they are or may be of equal diameter.

Top and bottom closures 21 and 22 are provided and may be held in place in any suitable manner. I find that closures of the slip cover type, frictionally held on the body wall 14, may be satisfactorily used andthey comprise perhaps the easiest and cheapest form of construction. Their flanges 23 and 24 are preferably of suflicient width to meet upon said body wall, thus forming a compact and tightly closed box. To give a good appearance and to provide ample space in each compartment for a puff or chamois, indicated by numerals 25 and 26, the closures may be domed as shown at 27 and 28. In any event, the amount of powder and rouge in said compartments may be such as to permit the inclusion of such articles. The box, as thus formed, is of handy size for carrying in a handbag, and the convenience of its use, it is believed, will befully' realized, since either compartment may be separately opened and the articles contained therein will be in exactly the proper proportion.

It is thought that the invention and many of its attendant advantages will be understood from the foregoing description, and it will be apparent that various changes may be made in the form, construction and arrangement of the parts Without departing from the spirit and scope of the inven tion or sacrificing all of its material advantages, the form hereinbefore described being merely a preferred embodiment thereof.

I claim:

A vanity box comprising an outer body open at one end and having the side Walls of the body at the other end continued in- Ward towards the center and thence inward 10 longitudinally and thence transversely to form a containing receptacle, an inner containing body fitted Within said outer body With its bottom against that of said containing receptacle, and a removable closure 15 at each end of said outer body.


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WO1997017865A1 *Nov 6, 1996May 22, 1997Sheffler Robert JCosmetic jar and storage device
U.S. Classification132/294
International ClassificationA45D33/00
Cooperative ClassificationA45D33/006
European ClassificationA45D33/00V