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Sept. 24, 1929. F. w. TOBEY CARD TRAY CABINET Filed Aug. 19, 1927 A QEEEEx I INVENTO)? rdh/Tobe y A TTORNEY$ Patented Sept. 24, 1929 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE FRED W. TOBEY, F GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN CARD-TRAY CABINET Application filed August 19, 1927. Serial No. 214,091.
The objects of this invention are, the drawer slide 4 can be completely with- First, to provide a simple construction of drawn from the cabinet and be supported by card tray cabinet whereby simple trays can the drawer extensions, these drawer extenbe'made use of and withdrawn from the cabisions being of a usual design in common use.
net to their limits and made completely re- The drawer slide 4 is provided with side 50 movable and accessible. rails 42 to embrace the sides of the card trays Second, to provide an improved drawer 5. A spring stop 43 is disposed at the front slide for supporting card trays in a cabinet. of the drawer slide board to engage cross bar Third, to provide improved drawer slide 51 or other stop on the under side of the card 0 and card tray combination for a cabinet. tray 5, and retain the card tray in the cabinet 5 Objects pertaining to details of eonstruewhen the cabinet is locked. This spring stop tion will appear from the detailed description 43 is horizontally disposed and permits the to follow. The invention is defined in the tray 5 to slide to place when the drawer slide claims. A structure which is'a preferred emboards 4 are closed and automatically to lock bodiment of the invention is illustrated in in place. 60 the accompanying drawing. in which: I have described my invention in its pre- Fig. 1 is a perspective view of a complete ferred form. It very clearly could be varied card cabinet with its drawer slides and card, in many particulars. The detail of the extrays made in accordance with my invention. tension for the drawer slide boards could be Fig. 2 is a detail view showing one of the modified indefinitely, such extensions being slides withdrawn to its limit, showing one of common and need not particularly be proa pair of card trays in place. vided with roller bearings, although that is Fig. 3 is one of the card trays removed. desirable.
. Fig. 4 is a detail sectional view on plane Having thus described my invention, what 44 of Fig. 1, showing the arrangement of I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters 70 the card trays on the drawer slide and boards. Patent is:
Fig. 5 is a detail perspective view showing 1. In a card cabinet structure, the combinathe under side of one of the card trays and its tion. of a cabinet with drawer slide board with engaging cross cleat. ways for card trays having drawer suspen- Fig. 6 is an enlarged vertical detail secsion extensions for permitting the complete 7 tional view on line 6-6 of Fig. 4. showing the withdrawal and suspension of the said drawrelation of the lock spring to the card tray er slide board, a plurality of card trays diand its cross cleat. nlcnsioned and adapted, to rest in the ways on The parts of the drawing will be identified said drawer slide board and with fronts coin- U by numerals of reference which are the same ciding with the front thereof and with cross in all the Views. cleats underneath, and .depressible detent I is the card cabinet, supported on the usual spring stops on said slide board for engaging base 2 and provided with the usual top 3. 4 said cross cleats underneath the card trays is a drawer slide board designed and adapted and retaining them in position when the cabito support card trays placed thereon. 5, 5 netis closed and locked, and permitting the are a plurality of simple card trays which are lifting and removal of said trays when the disposed and rest upon the drawer slide drawer slide board is pulled out.
board, having handles 52 at both ends. The 2. Ina card cabinet structure, the combinadrawer slide board 4 is supported on roller tion of a cabinet with drawer slide board with bearing drawer extension slides 41 so that ways for card trays, a plurality of card trays dimensioned and adapted to rest in the ways on said drawer slide board and With fronts coinciding with the front thereof and with cross cleats underneath, and depressible detent spring stops on said slide board for hand.
FRED W. TOBEY.