US 1792582 A
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Feb. 17, 1.931. M. GOLDSMITH 1,792,582
KIT CASE Filed Jan. 7, 1930 M i NVENTOR BY mi WTTOJEY Patented Feb. 17, 1931 PATENT OFFICE MAURICE GOLDSMITH, or NEW Your, N. Y.
m case Application filed January 7, 1930. Serial No. 419,043.
My invention relates to improvements in kit cases and the like and it is my object to produce a kit case which can be tightly closed and which, when open, will permit easy access to the objects contained therein, which will be thin and flexible and occupy little space so that it may be carried in the pocket or packed in luggage.
In the drawing Fig. 1 is a view of one form of. my'kit case partly opened; and Fig. 2 a sectional view of the structure of Fig. 1, on the the line 2-2 thereof.
The kit case shown preferably consists of a sheet of leather or other suitable material folded on itself to form a front land a back 2. The flap or partition 3 shown in the form illustrated may be inserted between the front and the back and secured to the bottom 4; and between the edges at one end at 5, which edges of the front and back and flap are secured together by a line of stitching as shown in Fig. 1. Any desired interior arrangement may be substituted for the flap shown, such as pockets, loops or the like.
This results in a thin, flat," flexible kit case which is open at the top and one end so that the hand may be quickly and easily inserted to obtain access to the contents, even to the far corner.
uick acting, slide type fastener which inc udes a row of interlocking metal members 6 cupped and pointed at their free ends and secured to the open top and end edges of the front 1 and a like, co-operating row of members 7 secured to the open top andend edge of the back 2, a cam slide 8 serving to interlock the parts and securely close the kit case.
I claim A complete, convenient and economical kit case comprising two superposed flat sections of material permanently secured together at their bottom and one end edge only in conjunction with a quick acting slide fastener including interlocking metal members The closure for the case consists of a MAURICE GOLDSMITH