Improvement in transparent advertising-soap
US 165628 A
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UNITED STATEs PATENT 4 Trina.
STEPHEN STRUN Z, OF PITTSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA.
IMPROVEMENT IN TRANSPARENT ADVERTISING-SOAP.
Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 165,628, dated July 13, 1875; application filed June 25, 1875.
To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that l, STEPHEN STRUNZ, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Transparent Advertising- Soap; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description thereof, which will enable others skilled in the art to which it pertains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawing, and to the letters of reference marked thereon, which form a part 0f this specification.
In the accompanying drawing, Figure 1 represents a cake of soap embodying my invention. Fig. 2 is a cross-section ot' the same.y Fig. 3 is a modification on paper.
The object of my invention is to produce a transparent soap representing business-cards or other advertising mediums; and it consists of a transparent soap, in which the business directions of persons are printed, either on a part oi' the soap itself, or on transparent paper, or impressed thereon, and then cast around with the transparent soap, so as to form the cake of soap, with the advertisment on the inside or middle of the cake, and it thus forms a complete business-card made of soap.
In order that my process of manufacturing my soap may be better understood,I will now more delinitely describe the same.
I rst printthe name,business, and address, or other advertising medium as commonly used on business or show cards, on a thin piece of soap or transparent paper, tin-foil, orin any other suitable manner, indent or impress it on a suitable substance, as shown' at A, Fig. 1, and place these pieces in molds, and then cast the transparent soap (shown atB) either plain or ornamental around the said pieces, and allow it to harden, forming either bars, which may be then out in the usual way and pressed under the press, or they may be cast in separate pieces, and form the cakes.
Having thus described my invention, what I claim, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, 1s-
As an article of manufacture, transparent advertising soap, representing business or show cards having au inner body bearing the printed or impressed advertising-matter, sur rounded by a body of transparent soap, substantially as described.
. In testimony that I claim the foregoing as myown Ihereby affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
J os. T. K. PLANT, GHAs. W. GARDINER.