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May 21, I929, P. s. CLARK 1,713,890
SAFETY RAZOR BLADE HOLDER Filed Oct. 50, 1928 IN VEN TOR.
FENDLETON 5. CLARK,
room or the like.
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go so that its outer face is subst of the'device, the outer face oft-he sedans" 21,1929.
EENDLETON S. CHER, 0F LYNGHBURG, VIRGINIA.
Application filed Qctober '30,
My invention relates-to a holder for safety razo'r'blades. As is well known, used safety razor blades are frequently allowed to lie around a bath; These blades are danger-1 ous, particularly where there are young children.
receptacles are usually formed of metal, and are so constructed that they project out beyond the wall, to which they are attached They are accordingly in the way,-to some ex- Tn accordance with my invention, 1' provide, a safety razor blade holder which is preferably formed of tile, to match the tile a bathroom, and the holder is set onto thewall,
antially flush with the outer face of the tile. The front wall has a slot or opening, for the passage of the blades, and a sliding drawer is mounted in the bottom of the receptacle or body portion v drawer being-flush with the outer face of the body portion.- A suitablelnuob or the like is employed to open and close the drawer, which may actuate a latch or look. A separate lock may be employed for ,the drawer, if desired.
In the accompanying drawings, forming a' part of this specification, and in which like numerals are employed to designate like parts throughout thesame,
Figure 1 is a perspective view of the safety razor blade holder embodying my invention,
. .higure 2 is a front elevation. of the same, and,
Figure 3 is a verticalsection taken on line 7 3-3 of Figure 1; v V V In the drawings, wherein for the purpose of illustration is shown a preferred embodiment of my invention, the numeral 15 desig- .natesthe tile, set upon the wall of the bathroom or the like, an opening 6 being formed in thetile and wall.
The numeral 7 designates or body portion of the holder, formed of porcelain or china, or of material 1 corresponding to the ordinary tile, This receptacle .is preferably rectangular and has a flat front face 8, which preferably correa box, receptacle, preferably arranged substantially flush with the face of the'tile. The numeral 9 designates an opening or slot for thein- 192s. sensing. 316,059.
sertion of the safety razor blades, brdinarily used'safety'razor blades. These blades fall into a sliding drawer 10, arranged in the bottom of the receptacle 7 and movable through rectangular opening 11, formed in the front face 8. When the drawer 10 is closed, its front face l2-is substantially flush with the 8. Theface l2 is provided with an steml l is a catch or latch 16, to engage behind'the front face of wall 8, and to hold the drawerlO in the closed position. H desired, a separate-latch or look may b employed to hold the drawer 10 in the closed position. The box 7 is also shown as having a length substantially equal to the the complete tiles 5, and a height substan tially equal to the combined height of two of the tiles. The'drawer 10 has a length and height corresponding generally to the length and height of a complete tile 5. The front face 12 ofthe drawer and the front face 8 of the box, therefore have the general appearance of two tiles, whereby the general tile effect of the wall is not unduly disturbed. In use; the safety razor blades are passed through the openings. 9, and are caught in the drawer the drawer, it may be readily removed from within thereceptacle or casing 7;
. The holder having all parts,excepting thelrnob 15, substantially flush with the outer face of the tile, presents a pleasing and attractive appearance, and is also entirely out of the way. The device is preferably formed of a porcelain or tile, corresponding in appearance with the tile of the bathroom.
It is to be understood that the form-of my invention, herewith shown and described, is to be. taken as apreferred same, and that various changes in the shape, size and arrangement 'of parts may be resortedto without departing from the spirit of my invention, or the scope of the subjoined claim; ltlaving thusdescribedmy invention, 1 claimz f l 7 A used safety razor blade holder adapted to tiled .wall
length of 10. 'When it is desired to empty.
example of the 1105 be mounted within a recess formed in a such recess extending through two layers of the tile, said holder comprising mounted within the recess with its outer facev substantially flush with the outer face of the 2' rmee ee length as a complete tile emteheight suh stantially equal to the combined height of two tiles, the outer face of the hex being prorided'in its lower portion with e rectangular drawer receiving opening which has the shape of a. complete tile end generally the same size as the same, said outer tece'bei'ng provided' in its upper portion with e eontreeted. slot for the insertion of the used safety razor'bledes, enfiberectemguhr porcelain drawer efieptai he siidzthtymountett throughthe drawer reeeiring' opening and I PEEDLET so