US 1591078 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
July 6 1926. 1,591,078
E. O. BIDDLE WINDOW RD Filed Nov. 6. 1922 A /VEX invention relates to a'wiii theldevicef Patented Jilly 1 926l I EARL 0513113131. 015 wroiv m eg onio. Y j Y wmnow G UAItD as istan s somber 6, 192a ser i 35.599 3 1;
dow whereby access to theiinterior of a buildns r hr j t pro este W w iw the lower sash thereofis raised is prevented;v
. The present invention. has for its I obj ectthe provision of a sirnp1e, inexpensive and -convenient w ndow guard of the character above mentioned. a
provide a windowgua'rdof the nature inen;
A: fur er o e t s h ven i n lr provlde' n a W1I1dOW guard a framework composed principally of -protectingbarasaid bars being findividually secured to the windew; structure; whereby the entire", traineworkis more securely affixed and the loosen-1 ingiof the fastenlngs of one or more bars. y, the protectivefnature. of
does a not destr Further'objectsof the invention will apther eofl I I In the drawings of. window provided witha' guard c011- ,QFigureQ. is'a perspectiyeof a p ortionl of th'ejguarcl frainework; I v
Figure 3 is sid I'I 'e levati protectiveibars; I l- ,jFigures 4, 5"and6 are perspective Views A ofgthe arious attaching and securingmeln- 'Inthedrawing's the numeral 1 indicates theinnerhsillrof a window; below which is tlief'uSuaI'apronj The, lower and upper; window sashes are indicated the numerals 1 'e'w window gu pally "of protective'bars 5 which may be of cast metal or other suitable construction.
Each'oi'lsaid bars has an intermediate sub-' stahtially,horizontalsection 6 adapted to n stbn he suria ceof the .windo w sill; from grooves ,9, .lthe ;,lower, ends of l'which' are widened and open on the innerriedge of .the, barfasshownat 1Q. The upper endsfloi the" A, further object or the invention: ist'o;
pear from the following detailed description I not oneof on 1 511 i pl tes; a sp de wi v 9:1 turned; fingers'21.f The fin-gers 2l are ar j V rangedjto; engage andslidev in the groo'vesQf I of the' bars and to secure the bars 'inyerticalj V f a position whenlthe lowerv sash is fraisedasg 9 raised position the P screws used in. attach f v- I V ing' plates 15 andlS'are protectedagainst H ard' consists iprincigrooves terminate below the upperends of;
with a; notchil.
- The protective bars above described are;
BIO WW securedto thefwindow frame and sashloy 1' means 'oi attaching members shown-in Fig}- ures 4, 5 and 6 respectively. v
Secured to theapron. 2} of the window,
frameare brackets '12, onehbeing proi ided for ieach of theb ars5i Said brackets are preferably of rectangular metal construction and have screw holes 13inftheirf at -f taching sides, the other sides being proyided vQ1 their lower edges with notches 114'QFEThe',
crooks'8 of the bars; areiinserted'thru the v central openings in'the brackets, and said" cro'oks restin the notchesl when the bars are in positionas shown in Figural; when in'such position the heads ofthezattaching screwsare protected so thatthe brackets' i cannot be removed. On a the up erQsur fade-9f h 113 P t s l5'a1e provided, one, i'or'each bar, said plates being attachedby r meansofl screws thru perforations 16.1 The,
' plates 7 have upwardly extending side flanges 1 '17 adapted to abutagainst the sides ofthe bars above thenotches .11, saidfnotches en- Mounted on the lower bar of the lower wink I I I I I gagingiover the'niiddle portionsofthe'plates. structed in accordance with this invention jdowsash 3 are plates 18', one being provided fore'ach of the bars *Theplatesl8 are 7 securedby means offiscrews thru perfo'ra flanges 20 which terminate" in inwardly shown in-Figure ,.1. .When thehats vare in access thereby,- Crossbars-22 inany suit, i
into a composite franiework.
means of screws, for assembling bars; 5 To attach 'a wi'nd'ow guard asaboiiejd e scribed, .thef'window frame.and-lowerjjsash v v i are provided:with brackets12 and plates and 18. secured to f the various. structures. as,
I able numberfrna'y b esecured to the barsfi by i I i 190 abovef'setj forth. Individual :bars'j5, or compo'siteflframework' composed of suchabarsf f the guard the lower sash is closed and the bars are'jraised, individually oras a frame when assembled with bars22, so that the horizontal sections 6 rest on the sill, the
notches 11 engaging ove1 -thei plates l5 etween the flanges 17 The open portions 10 of the grooves 9 permit the lower POIiZlODSV of the bars to enter between thefingers 21 of the plates 18. When the lowersash'is raised, the fingers2l engage in the grooves 9 thus secmr ing the. guard bars in vert cal position 'so asto protectthe open portion of the window. The 'up'per ends of the groovesf9 are closed and thus prevent the 'removal'of thefingers 21 by further raising "the sash; thus the bars cannot again be lowered until the lower sash is closed and-there v fore this'operation can be accomplished only by a person inside-the room;
" It will thus be seen that in the -constru'c-' ,tionabove described I have provideda simple, inexpensive and effective window guard composed of protective bars each of which is individually fsecured'to'th'e window frame 7 and sash, It will further be seen that when infusethe structure is held rigidly in position. to protect'the open portion of a win dew, and tlrattolower the same the operator must/be ins'ide'the room. When l'owered the guard will rest unobtrusively against the inner wall'below the window, and may f be readily removed entirely-when desired c-merelyghy lifting-the samegout of the bracketslj-EZ. V V.
Having'thus fnlly described lny 'inventi-on what I claim 'as new and'desire to secure b'y c Letters Patentfis:- Y
1. In a window guard, a protective bar, said 'b ar having a bent horizontal section arranged-to rest on theinner sill of a window, means for securing th-e lower-end of said bar below said sill, and means whereby the up perportion of the-bar isarranged to interlock slidably with a sashof said window,
21 1a a window guard, a'fprotective bar,
said bar having hent horizontal section arranged to rest on the inner sill of a window, meansior hi'ngedly securing'the lower end of said bar below 'sald s1ll,' and means,
wherebythe' upper portion. of the bar is'arranged to have interlocking slidable engage- V ment a sash ofsaid window, saidrneans being arranged also to disengage when'said V sash is closed. '7
3. In a window guard, protective bar,
said barhaving a bent 'horizontal seotionan' ranged torest on the inner sill of a window,
means for hingedly and detachably securing V V the lower end of said bar below said sill, and
means whereby the upper portion of the bar is arranged to have interlocking slidable engagement withasash of said window, said 7 n'eansdoeing arranged 150 to, disengage when said sash is closed. 4.111 a window guard, a protective bar,
said bar having a bent horizontal section with asash of saidwindow, said'means'being arranged also, to disengage when, said sash is closed. V 7' 5. In a window guard, a protective bar, said har having a section arranged to *rest on the inner sill of a window 'andibeing pro vided with grooves on its lateral faces i ahove said sill section, the lower, portions of said grooves be1ng open towardjthe sash ofsaid window, means for hingedly securing the lo'wer'end of said bar "below said sill,;and means on the sash adapted when the bar is moved on its hinged'mounting into protect-f ing position to 'engage' in said grooves when the bar insaid the sash is opened to secure posltion.
6. A window guard comprising a plurality of protective bars, each of said bars having a bentliorizontal section arranged to rest on the inner sill of a window, me'ans "for'hingedly -securingthe lower ends of said bars belowsaid sill, means whereby the upper portions of the bars are arranged tohave interlocking slidable engagementwith' a sash V of sald wlndow,sa1d ,means being arranged also to disengage when said sash is closed,
and cross-bars secured to said protective bars. V
7. A window guard compr sing .a plu-' raflity of protective bars, each of said 'bars having a bent horizontalsection arranged to rest on the inner sill of a window, means for hingedly' and detachably securing the lower' ends of said bars belowsaid vsill, means whereby :the upper portions of'theba-rs are arranged to have interlocking slidableien gagement with a'sash ofsaidwindow, said means being arranged also to disengagewhen said sash is closed, and crossbl fs secured to said protective bars.
rality of protective bars, each of jsaidbars 8. A window guardjco nprising f'afplu. I
having abent horizontal section arranged to rest on the inner sill of a window, means for hingedly securing the lowerends of said bars below said sill,,means on said sill arranged c to interlock with the section of each ofithe bars resting thereon,means'whereby .the upper portions of the bars are arranged to have interlocking slidable engagement with a sash of said window, said means'being arranged also to disengage when said sash is closed, and cross-bars secured to said protecting barsQ V n so:
9'. A window guard comprising -a plurality of protective bars, each of'said bars having a section arranged to rest on the inner sill of a window and being provided 1 with grooves on its lateral faces above sald sill section, the loweiflportions of .said
grooves being 'opengteward the sash ofsaid Window, means for hingedly securing the lower-ends of said bars below said sill, and 3 means on the sash adapted when the bars are moved on their hinged Ineunting 'inte'pro-n V tecting position to engage in the groeves of said bar's when the sash is; opened to secure 10.
the bars in said position, and cross-bars seeu 'ed t0 said pr oteeting bars.
' EARL O. :BIDDLE.