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Publication numberUS1799190 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 7, 1931
Filing dateFeb 11, 1929
Priority dateFeb 11, 1929
Publication numberUS 1799190 A, US 1799190A, US-A-1799190, US1799190 A, US1799190A
InventorsMcrobert Wilson Lorne
Original AssigneeLichtig & Son Inc B
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Garment-hanger support
US 1799190 A
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This invention relates to a garment hanger support, and more particularly to a support on which a plurality of individual garment hangers may be hung.

6 An object of the invention is the provision of a garment hanger support comprising a frame which may be suspended from a wall or ceiling in any suitable manner, and the provision of a bar on the frame on which a 1 plurality of garment hangers may be hung, and of means on the frame for supporting said hangers in spaced relation on the bar.

A further object of the invention is the provision of a garment hanger support which is formed from a single piece of wire which is bent to form a frame, having a hook for suspending the frame, and a bar which is corrugated and removably supports a plurality of garment hangers which are positioned in spaced relation by the corrugations,

and the provision of a cover carriedby the supporting frame which provides a dustproof garment receptacle.

Another object of the invention is to pro- Z5 vide a garment hanger support which is highly useful and simple in construction. Convenience of arrangement, lightness and comparative inexpense of manufacture are further objects which have been borne in mind in the production and development of the invention.

With the foregoing and other objects in view, which will be made manifest in the following detailed description and specifically pointed out in the appended claims,

reference is had to the accompanying drawings for the illustrative embodiment of the invention, wherein:

Fig. 1 is a side view of the garment hanger support shown attached to a wall, the covering enclosing the hanger being shown in section;

Fig. 2 is a plan view of the device as shown in Fig. 1; and

Fig. 3 is a front sectional view taken on the line 33 of Fig. 1.

Referring to the accompanying drawings wherein similar reference characters designate similar parts throughout, the garment hanger support is indicated in its entirety by the reference numeral 5. The supporting frame is formed from a single length of wire 6 bent at one end thereof to form a hook 7, and then bent,'as at 8, forming a shank 9 between the bend 8 and the hook 7.

Extending at right angles to the shank 9 the wire 6 is bent at 11 forming the four corners of a substantially rectangular frame 12, said wire being secured at its end to the shank 9 adjacent the bend 8 thereof.

It is to be noted that the supporting frame 5 may be supported by the hook 7 from a wall or ceiling in any suitablemanner. However, I have provided a suitable bracket 13 as a means of supporting-'said'framefrom a wall. which is secured at one end thereof to a wall 16 by means of a screw 17, and extends outwardly at right angles to said wall. The other end of said wire is rebent as at 18, and partially encircles the shank 9 of the frame 12, and is bent, at 19 to extend perpendicularly of said outwardly extending portion of said wire. A ring 21 is formed at theextreme end of said perpendicular: portion, which ring engages the hook 7 of the frame 5, and in this manner supports said frame from the wall.

It will be clearly seen that the bracket 13 not only supports the frame 12, but also prevents, by means of the rebent portion 18 which partially encircles the shank 9, any excessive swinging of said frame. It will also be seen that, if desired, the construction is such that the frame 5 may be unhooked from the bracket 14 and taken down.

Garment hangers 22 of the usual construction are hooked on the lower horizontal side 23 of the rectangular frame 12. In order that the hangers which are hung on the side 23 of the frame 12 may be supported in spaced relation to each other, said side is corrugated forming a series of ridges 24 and depressions 26. Each hanger 22 is supported in a depression 26 and is held spaced from the next hanger by a ridge 24 therebetween. Means are. provided for preventing dust and the like from settling on the clothes hung from the support 5, said means comprising a canopy 25 which consists ofa relatively thin The bracket 13 consists of a wire 14 board-like member 27 which is supported upon the upper side 28 of the frame 12, and is secured thereto by means of metal fasteners 29 clearly shown in Fig. 1. The board 2? extends transversely of the frame 12 and is provided with a slot 31 through which the hook .7 extends. Secured to the edges of the member 27 around the entire perimeter thereof, and extending downwardly therefrom, is a covering 32 which completely encloses the frame 12 and the clothes supported thereon.

To facilitate the hanging of clothing on the frame 12, the covering 32 is provided with a. vertical slot or opening 33 which allows the clothing to be passed through the covering and hung on the frame 12, and which in a like manner facilitates the removal of the clothes.

It is to be noted that the canopy 25 may be made in a suitable manner other than that described, and may be constructed of any suitable material, such as paper or cloth, the essential requisite being to prevent dust and dirt from coming in contact with the clothing.

From the foregoing, it is thought that the construction, use and many advantages of the herein described clothes hanger support will be readily understood without further description, and it will be understood that changes in the form, proportion, and minor details of construction may be resorted to without departing from the spirit of the invention or sacrificing any of the advantages thereof.

What I claim is 1. A garment hanger support comprising a vertical rectangular frame formed of a single length of metal rod having one end formed into ahook, the continuation of said rod being bent to substantially rectangular format right angles to said hook and depending therefrom, the last end of said rod being bent about the shank of said hook, said hook being positioned midway of the top member of said rectangular frame, the bottom thereof being provided with undulations in a vertical plane throughout its length, said support comprising supporting means for a rigid board which serves as a top wall and spreader for a fabric wardrobe.

2. A garment hanger support comprising a substantially rectangular vertical frame having undulations formed in a vertical plane in the lower horizontal member thereof, and a hook integral with and disposed intermediately of the upper horizontal member, said upper horizontal member serving as a supporting. means for a. rigidboard forming a top wall and spreader for a fabric wardrobe.

3. In combination with a fabric wardrobe having a rigid, rectangular top serving as a support and spreader for the sides thereof; a garment hanger support comprising a rec LORNE MCROBERT l/VILSON.

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U.S. Classification312/3, 223/98, 206/285
International ClassificationA47G25/00, A47G25/54
Cooperative ClassificationA47G25/54
European ClassificationA47G25/54