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Publication numberUS1754911 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 15, 1930
Filing dateJan 12, 1929
Priority dateJan 12, 1929
Publication numberUS 1754911 A, US 1754911A, US-A-1754911, US1754911 A, US1754911A
InventorsLeo Little Thomas, Raymond Sherwood Lewis
Original AssigneeLeo Little Thomas, Raymond Sherwood Lewis
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Double-compartment money till
US 1754911 A
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L. R. SHERWOOD ET AL April 15, 1930.

DOUBLE COMPAR'IIVIENT MONEY TILL Filed Jan. 12, 1929 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 1n vcniors .ZZJi. Sher wood Little mafia;


2 Sheets-Sheet 2 Filed Jan. 12, 1929 I I Inventors Z .2? .5716?" wood T.L .La'file A ttorney Patented Apr. 15, 1930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE LEWIS RAYMOND SHERWOOD AND THOMAS LEO LITTLE, OF LAKEWOOD, OHIO noUBLn-ooMrAnTMnnr MONEY TILL Application filed January 12, 1529. Serial No. 332,D4.

The present invention relates to a container particularly designed for holding bills, such as currency and the prime object of the invention resides in the provision of a container having compartments formed therein associated with the compartment whereby each compartment is divided into two parts thereby accommodating the till for the use of such currency as is now commonly in use and also for the smaller sizes of currency about to be issued by the United States Treasury.

Another very important object of the invention resides in the provision of an attachment to a money till so that the compartments thereof may be readily divided so that both parts of each compartment are ac cessible.

A still further very important object of the invention resides in the provision of an improved structure of this nature which is simple, inexpensive to manufacture, strong and durable, thoroughly efiicient and reliable in use, and otherwise well adapted to the purpose for which it is designed.

With the above and numerous other objects in view as will appear as the description proceeds, the invention resides in certain novel features of construction, and in the combintion and arrangement of parts as will be more fully described and claimed.

In the drawings:

Figure l is a top plan view of a money till embodying the features of my invention,

Figure 2 is a longitudinal section taken on the line 2 2 of Figure 1,

Figure 3 is a transverse section taken substantially on the line 33 of Figure 1,

Figure t is a perspective view of the shaft,

Figure 5 is a perspective View of one sec tion of the attachment,

Figure 6 is a perspective view of another section of the attachment,

Figure 7 is a transverse section through another embodiment of the invention and Figure 8 is a perspective view of the shaft thereof.

Referring to the drawing it will be seen that the numeral 5 denotes a bottom with a rear, wall 6, a front wall 7, and partition walls 8 and sidewalls '9 rising therefrom to form a container over the rear end of which extends a top panel 10'.

Thus far the construction is quite conventional and well known in money tills. Our purpose is to divide the compartment between partitions 8 and this is attained by using a shaft denoted generally by the letter S. This shaft S includes shaft sections 12 connected by inverted U-shaped hangers is to extend vm over the partitions 8 as clearly shown in Fig ure 3 and end hangers 15 with lateral termie nals 16 to engage the upper edges of the side walls 9.

Panel sections 17 and 18 are rockable on the shaft sections 12. The panel section 17 includes at its rear edge a pair of spaced sleeves 19 on the shaft section 12 at its front end a riser 20 with a forwardly directed ear 21 to rest on the upper edge of the front wall 7. The panel section 18 has a single sleeve 22 at its front edge to reckon the shaft section 12 between the sleeves 19 and the rear end has a depending extension 2-3 to rest on the bottom side as is clearly shown in Figure H .2 each compartment of the till may be div1d'e'd into upper parts and these parts may be used one for relatively small bills and one for relatively long bills as will be quite apparent.

It will further be seen that both parts of the compartment are very accessible since the panel sections 17 may be swung upwardly to allow access to the lower parts of the 001m partment.

Any number of shaft sections 12 may be 5 provided depending upon the number of the compartments of the till as will be quite apparent and if desired one or more of the sections may be used, this feature being controlled by the issuance of the new currency by the United States Treasury of difierent denominations.

In Figures 7 and 8 we contemplate building a till whereby the improvement is incorporated therein by shafts S extending through the sides 9 and the partitions 8. This shaft S may be detachable by having a head 30 at one end and the detachable nut 31 at the other end.

It is thought that the construction, utility' m0 and advantages of this invention will now be quite apparent to those skilled in this art without a more detailed description thereof. The present embodiments of the invention have been disclosed in detail merely for the purposes of exemplification since in actual practice they attain the features of advantage enumerated as desirable in the statement of the invention and the above description.

It will be apparent that changes in the details of construction, in the size, and in the combination and arrangement of parts may. be made without departing from the spirit or scope of the invention as hereinafter k I claimed or sacrificing any of its advantages.

Having thus described our invention, what I we claim as new is:

1. A device of the class described with money tills comprising a shaft, a rear panel section rockable on the shaft, a front panel section rockable on the shaft, the rear end of the rear section having a depending extension and the front end of the front section having an extension, a stop ear extending forwardlg from the upper edge thereof.

2. device of the class described with money tills comprising a shaft, a rear panel section rockable 0n the shaft, a front panel section rockable on the shaft, the rear end of so the rear section having a depending extension and the front end of the front section having an extension, a stop ear extending forwardly from the upper edge thereof, said shaft including hangers at the ends thereof so that the same may be supported between a pair of walls or partitions.

l 3. An attachment for money tills including, in combination, a shaft comprising a pair of alined spaced sections connected together m by inverted U-shaped hangers and having at the remote ends of end sections hangers with oppositely disposed lateral extremities, rear panels hingedly connected with shaft sections and having depending rear ends, front panels hingedly connected with the shaft sections and having at their front ends risers with fgrwardly directed stop ears at their upper e es.

n testimony whereof we affix our signatures.


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U.S. Classification312/308, 312/303, 312/327
International ClassificationA47B88/20, A47B88/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47B88/20
European ClassificationA47B88/20