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Publication numberUS1528855 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 10, 1925
Filing dateFeb 29, 1924
Priority dateFeb 29, 1924
Publication numberUS 1528855 A, US 1528855A, US-A-1528855, US1528855 A, US1528855A
InventorsWalter F Smith
Original AssigneeWalter F Smith
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Smoker's ash tray or similar receptacle
US 1528855 A
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March 10, 1925- 1,528,855

W. F. SMITH SMOKERS ASH TRAY OR SIMILAR RECEPTACLE Filed Feb. 29, 1924 Patented Mar. 10, 1925'.




Application filed February 29, 1924. Serial No. 696,041.

To all whom it may concern: recessed seating c, affording ample bearing Be it known that WALTER FRANCIS SMITH, surfaces for ensuring the firm attachment of a subject of the King of Great Britain, rethe tray when the latter is clipped onto the siding at 42 Frederick Street, Birmingham, table and also constituting one member of 5 England, has invented certain new and usethe fixing clip. I

fill Improvements in Smokers Ash Trays The base or bottom of the wellhas attached or Similar Receptacles, of which the followto it, the shank of a spring tongue 03, disin is a specification. posed in a position substantially as shown lIy invention has reference to smokers and adapted, when the trayis applied to 10 ash-trays and similar receptacles (such as the corner or other part of the. edge of a receptacles for counters and money) that are table, to bear against the underside of the adapted to be removablysecured to the edge table-top; the tray being thus clipped to the of a table or the like by means of a clip attable by the portion a of the tray-top and tached to theiunderside of the receptacle, and the the spring d.

15 consists in an improved tra that comprises lVhilst the most rigid support is obtained a well having a peripheria recess to adapt when the tray is applied to the corner of a the articleto fit snugly on the corner of a square or rectangular table, the right angled rectangular table-top or the like and means recess enables the tray to be also applied to of attachment constituted by a flange or rounded corners, or even to the straight edge :0 web surrounding the well, and co-operating of a table; the support in the latter case bewith a spring or equivalent tongue attached ing again provided by the clip action of the to the underside of the said well; the well of tray-portion a and the spring tongue 03. t-hetray is formed with a peripherial recess The shank of the spring d is preferably to adapt the same. let flush into a recess in the bottom of the 25 Figure 1 shows a form of the improved well sothat the tray may stand fiat upon tray in plan, applied to the top of a table. the top of a table or elsewhere, like an or- Figure 2 is an edge View of Figure 1. dinary tray. Figure?) is a section of Figure l on the Having described my invention what I dotted line a, and claim and desire to secure by Letters Patent 30 Figure 4 is a section of the tray separately. is i The same letters of reference indicate cor- 1. An improved clip-0n ash-tray or si-miresponding parts in the several figures. 1211' receptacle comprising a well whose pe In the construction represented, a is the riphery is recessed to adapt the article for atfiange or web that constitutes the top of the tachment to the corner of a rectangular table. trayand surrounds the ashwell b, the pe- 2. An ash-tray or the like according to riphery of which is shaped with a substanclaim 1, wherein the means'of attachment is tially right angled recess a that enables the on titut d by a flange or web surrounding tray to be applied to the corner of a table, the well and co-operating with a spring or as shown in Figure 1, in such a manner that equivalent member attached to the underside 49 the recessed part of the well fits onto the of the said well.

said corner whilst the portion a of the tray- In testimony whereof he hereunto affixes top or flange that overhangs the said recess his signature. lies upon the table-top" the said part a, (which is preferably fiatl together with the W. F. S ITH.

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U.S. Classification248/220.1, 108/97, 248/692, 248/231.81, 210/924
International ClassificationA24F19/00
Cooperative ClassificationY10S210/924, A24F19/0092
European ClassificationA24F19/00V