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Publication numberUS1468685 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 25, 1923
Filing dateMay 31, 1922
Priority dateMay 31, 1922
Publication numberUS 1468685 A, US 1468685A, US-A-1468685, US1468685 A, US1468685A
InventorsWise Joseph C
Original AssigneeEmma Meyers
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1468685 A
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' epi. 25., '1923.


J. c. WISE BOOKMARK Filed May 31. 1922 v Figl mark is used.

Patented Septr255,

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Application filed May 31,

usefulY Bookmark,V or" which the following isVv bookmark that may be made from discarded envelops'so that the envelopvmay be madek to serve two purposes and even a third when it is considered that'the combination oi the VtWo state-d uses offers a unique advertising feature. Y

VThe invention is illustrated in the accom panying drawing in Which Figure l is a face Vvieiv oit the envelop showing the `application of the inventiony'Figu're 2 is a Vvieiv of the back ot the envelop and Figure 3 is a view of the back of the bookmark after it Vhas beenVV cut out; the dotted lines show the margin or" the discarded part ofthe envelop.

Ref YY1ring now to the drawing in detail A represents an envelop, having the customary` Vsealing flap B on the back thereof.

According" to my invention I mark olf a Vhorn shaped area preferably in the left hand upper corner of the face and border the same as at (6) `With dotted lines around the outside of the border as at (7). 'llie dotted lines. extend across thebaek as at to Y leave zii-'triangular area as at (9). l

' Theinside of the heini-shapedareamaybe utilized for a return address and other advertisinfr matterappropriaterivhen thevbookllVhenzthe envelop is `sent-through 4the mails the Hap B is pasteddown and after 1t 1922. Serial No. 564,845.

V'has beenopened by theaddressee it may be cut around the dotted lines (7) and (8) leav-Y .jing` tliebookmark. The triangular area (9) Vtozfgrether With the large end of the hornsliaped area or rather the corner of the eutf out will leave a pocket to receive the corner edges of the book pages. ny invention relates to an improved Vconie V bination envelop and Abookinar; Vor rather a F rom the above it Will be seen that I have produced a novel advertising` device as'ivell as an article which Will supply a need.

I'claiin: i Y l. An envelope including a front having diagonal line along Which the saine is adapted to be severed to produce one side of a book mark, said diagonal line also mark .ing oit one VCorner of the envelope for advertising matter; and a back integral withv said front and having a diagonal line along whieh'the saine may be severed to form another side of a book mark.

2, The herein described method of makingn a book mark Whichv consists in severing one corner portion of the front side of an envelope along curved lines to produce an apiproxiinately horn-shaped p member, and in severing that portion of the back of the envelope immediately behind and integral with saidhorn-shapedportion whereby to deiine a pocket between the fro-nt and back of the envelope.

3.` A book mark comprising front and rear sides connected along the outer edges thereof `and defining a triangular pocket adapted for the reception of one corner of a book page, Vsaid front side being adapted to bear adver- 1 tising matter and Vhaving a horn-shaped'extension;

Josnrii o; Wise.

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US5217256 *May 26, 1992Jun 8, 1993Lomas W PPaper stack protection device
US6722309 *Jul 7, 2000Apr 20, 2004Eran Ben-DorBookmark
U.S. Classification116/234, 283/56, 281/20
International ClassificationB42D9/00
Cooperative ClassificationB42D9/005
European ClassificationB42D9/00B4B