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Feb. 16 1926.
-A. BOWMAN FACE POWDER BOX Filed March 12, 1924 0 9 I INVENTOIRIJ" f v b a z .1 Amway.
Patented Feb. 16, 1926. I i v I UNITED STATES PATENT QFFICE.
ANNIE BOWMAN, DE LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.
App1ication filed March 12, 1924. Serial'No. 698,649.
To all whom. it may concern: when the puff is rubbed thereon or shaken Be it known that l, ANNIE Bowman, a thereover the surplus powder will be de citizen of the United States, residing at the tached therefrom and fall through the percity of Los Angeles, county of Los Angeles, forations into member 5. hen not in use 5 State of California, have invented new and tray 8 holds puff 7 and is covered by the top useful Improvements in Face-PowderBoXcs, 6. When it is desired to powder the face or of which the following is a specification. neck or arms, cover 6 is removed and puff Heretofore there has been no means pro- T is taken out of tray 8. The tray is then vided in a face powder box for conveniently lifted out and the puff inserted into contact riddingthe face pufli of surplus powder with the powder inmember 5 and then rewithout wasting it and soiling the dresser on moved therefrom and tray 8 returned into which the box is usually kept. It is the ob member 5. Puff 7 may then be shaken over ject of my invention to provide a suitable tray 8 so as to permit the surplus powder on device, illustrated as a tray, that is removthe puff to fall into the tray or the puff may ably held in the top of the lower member of be rubbed on the tray to detach the surplus the box by means of which the surplus powder therefrom or to more equally dispowder which is usually taken up by the tribute it thereon. By this means all surpuff may be detached therefrom and re plus powder is retained in member 5 and is turned to the bull: of powder in the box. prevented from soiling the clothes or the In the drawings forming a part of thls dresser as it now commonly doneapplication: VVlnle I have ll'lustrated the powder re- Fig. 1 is a top plan of a powder box mover as a tray made from pyroxyline'it 65 equipped with my device, parts being broken will be understood that it may be of any away for illustration; other material and of any suitable shape.
Fig. 2 is a section on the line 22 of The perforations in the bottom of the tray Fig. 1; could be omitted but the tray is better with Fig. 3 is a side elevation of the powder reperforations. 7o
mover tray detached from the box. Having described my invention, I claim In the drawings, 5 is the bottom or re- A face powder box for dressers comprisceptacle member of a face powder box of ing a re eptacle adapted to hold powder and any approved construction. The box lla tray; a tray removably mounted in the top lustra'ted being a pyrcxyline box. 6 is the of said receptacle, said tray having; a percover and 7 is the face puff, all of usualconforated bottom; and a cover for said tray,
struction. In the top of receptacle 5, I the vertical distance between the center of 35 place the powder remover 8 whiclris prefthe cover and the bottom of the tray when erably made from pyroxyline and is in shape the cover is positioned thereon being equal a shallow tray with vertical side walls 9 to the thickness of the powder puff adapted having a ledge 10 projecting outwardly to for use therewith.
extend beyond the top of member 5 and not In witness that I claim the foregoing I 4 beyond the edge of cover 6. Remover 8 is have hereunto subscribed my name this 4th preferably deep enough to conveniently hold day of March 1924.
pull 7 when not in use. The bottom 11 of the remover has perforations 12 so that ANNIE BOl/VMAN.