US 1505829 A
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Aug. 19, 1924.
H. W. WARNECKE DRESSING CHAIR Filed June .14. 1923 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 IN VEN TOR WITNESSES M afmfid ATTORNEYS Aug. 19 1924p I H. W. WARNECKE DRESSING CHAIR Filed June; 14 1923 2 Shets-Sheet 2 HAERYWWEPAE'CKE IN VEN TOR WITNESSES I Mf/J EL Q Illllllll a ATTORNEYS Patented Aug. 19, 1924.
UNITED STATES HARRY WALTER WARNECKE, OF NE'W YORK, N. Y.
Application filed June 14, 1923. Serial No. 645,436.
To (II/Z 107mm, it may concern Be it known that I, Halon lV. YARNECKE, a citizen oi? the United tit-ates, and a resident of the city of New York. borough of the Bronx, in the county of Bronx and State of New York, have invented a new and Improved Dressing Chair, of which the following is a full, clear, and exact description.
This invention relates to ituri'iiture and particularly to an ii'i'iprovcd chair wherein means are presented which will act in the capacity of an ordinary chair and also as holding members for receiving certain articles of wearing apparel.
Another objectof the invention is to provide a chair wherein the back is so constructed as to act as a double rack tor accommodating a coat and trousers.
A still further object of the invention is to provide a chair which may act in the capacity of a chair and at the same time present means for supporting the feet during the lacing of shoes or during the polishing thereof.
In the accompanying drawings Figure 1 is av front view oil? a dressing chair, disclosing an embodiment oi the invention.
Figure 2 is a sectional view through Figure 1, approximately on line 22.
Figure 3 is a fragmentary sectional view through Figure 2 on line 33.
Figure 4. is a top plan View of the back of the chair shown in Figure 1, illustrating the curved nature thereof.
Figure is: av fragmentary sectional view of the baclr shown in Figure 2 but illustrating a modified form of hanger.
Referring to the accompanying drawings by numeral, 1 indicates suitable legs which are connected in any desired manner to the seat plate 2 for supporting the same. A back 3 is mounted on the legs and seat plate in any convenient manner and if desired, the side members of the back may be integral with. the rear of the legs 1. The back 8 is provided with a bracing panel 4 and with a top connecting panel 5 which is arc-shaped as illustrated in Figure 4.. In addition to being arc-shaped, it is provided with a curved contour which is shaped substantially the same as an ordinary coat hanger whereby the panel. 5 may receive a coat and act as a proper supporting hanger therefor.
At a convenient point below the panel 5 and above the panel -1- is a roller T rotal'ably' inoi'inted in the side members of the back 3 and acting as a support for one or more pairs of trousers. If desired. part of the trousers could be caused to extend in front of the panel l and part in the rear but preterably the trousers are looped over the roller 7 and both ends caused to hang in back of the panel 4'. Arranged beneath the seat plate 2 at the "front is a cross member 8 which acts to brace the trout legs and also co-acts with the runners 9 and 10 which. support the drawer 11. which drawer may be of any desired c n1struction. r-Xrrangcd below the runners S) and l.() are plat li'orms l2 and 153 which are connected with the legs 1 and also with upright panels 1% and whereby comlnu'tments l6 and 17 are provided tor the storage of shoes or other articles. The platforms 12 and 13 extend beyond the supporting panels 14 and 15 as indicated in dotted lines in Figure 1 and thereby act as tracks for the plate-1S, which plate is rigidly secured in any desired manner to the front movableleg 19. The plate 18 has a box 20 mounted thereon which is designed to receive brushes, blacking and the like and. also is adapted to receive one or more bolts :21 co-acting with the arc-shaped slotted plate 92 which is rigidly secured to the Foot support 2; This supportis hinged at it to the trout leg 19, which leg is supported partially by the platforms 1?. and 13 and partially by a roller 25.
lVhen dressing and undressing, a person may sit on the seat plate 2 and place his viect on the "foot support 23 in order to lace his shoes or polish them as desired. Also the drawers 11 and 20 present convenient receptacles for different articles desired during dressing while the back acts as means for supporting the trousers and coat of a person.
In Figure 5, a slightly modified construction is disclosed wherein the construction of a back attachment is disclosed whereby the roller 7 is pivotally mounted on swinging arms 26 pivotallv connected with the back 3 so as to be readily swung out as illustrated in Figure when trousers are being placed thereon or removed therefrom.
lVhat I claim is 2- 1. A dressing chair, comprising a back, av seat plate, a plurality of legs for supporting the scat plate. a drawer arranged innuediatcly beneath the seat plate, means for slidingly supporting said drawer, a pair of platforms arranged beneath said drawer, said platforms being spaced apart and p0- sitioned so thattheir adjacent edges will form. runways, a drawer slidingly mounted on said runways, a traveling leg); connected to said last mentioned drawer and movable therewith. and an adjustable 'loot rest earried by said. traveling lee said traveling lee and associated parts being ll'lOVd-blO toward and from the front part of the chair.
2. A dressing chair, comprising a back, a seat plate, a drawer arranged under the seat plate, a pair of side shelves arranged under the drawer, said side shelves being open at each side of the chair whereby articles may be placed thereon from the sides of the chair, a second drawer normally mounted between said shelves. a supporting leg for one end of said second drawer, said su )porling' leg and drawer being movable so that when in one position the drawer will be beneath said seat plate and when in another position. will be in front thereof. and means carried by the drawer and leg for supporting a foot rest.
HARRY WALTER VVARNECKE.