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Publication numberUS1811574 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 23, 1931
Filing dateMar 14, 1930
Priority dateMar 14, 1930
Publication numberUS 1811574 A, US 1811574A, US-A-1811574, US1811574 A, US1811574A
InventorsBarrett William E
Original AssigneeBarrett William E
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Collapsible bag
US 1811574 A
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June 23, 1931. f w, BARRETT 1,811,574

coLLAPsIaLE BAG Filed larch 14, 1950 Inuenlor A Uomcy i an extended position thus Pa tented June 23, p 1 9 31 7 UNITED STATES" AT r -F WILLIAM E. BARRETT, or rmnr, MICHIGAN COLLAPSIBLE BAG Application filed March 14, 1930. Serial Nd. 435,864;

h At upper edge the bottom is notched or slit as at'8 to provide a plurality of .sub-

potted plant to be transported may be con-,

veniently placed therein to be entirely received within the bag when the bag is in protecting fully the potted plant. V

A still further object of the invention is to provide certain new and useful improvements in ha s for droppin potted plants, and further provide such 'abag which'will facilitate the wrapping of potted plants, the object being to provide such a collapsible bag preferably of bellows construction, whereby the bag may be first placed on'acounter in its collapsed form thus permitting the plant to be set in the'center of the bag and the body of the bag; thenpulled up over-the plant to aneXtended position, for completely receiving th'eplant. 1

Other objects and advantages of the invention will become apparent during a study of the following description, takenin connection with the accompanying drawingswhere- Figure "1 is an elevational view of the improved bag shown in extended position, V. V Figure 2 is atop plan viewthereof show-.

j ventlon, 1t 1s to be understoodthat the same is susceptible to'changes comprehended by ing one of the flapsfolded back for exposing the interior of the'bag,'fi f Figure 8 is; an elevational view the bagincollapsed form and illustrativeof the manner of initially plant in the bag.

With reference more in detail tothe drawings, it will be seen that my: improved e01- lapsi-blebag comprising a substantially rigid bottom 5 from which risesthe cylindrical body 6, which body 6, is in the formof an inverted frustum of a' cone, and further as shown is of the bellows construction being 7' provided with a' plurality of superimposed folds 7 whe-rebythe; bag may be readily collapsed to assume that position shown in Fig- 7 assume that positionin ure 3 or, extended to Figure 1-. p

,or bag within which may showing placing the potted:

, folds, a number stantially' triangular shaped flaps 9 adapted provide a substantially conical closure for the opened upper end of the bag or receptacle.

-' to be folded inwardly toward one another to I As shown to advantage in' Figure 3 when i completely receive the plant P, and the flap I 9 then folded inwardly as clearly suggested in Figures 1 and 2for completely closing-the opened top of the bag, he flap, as before intimatedforming a conical closure so as to not unnecessarilycrush the head or top of the plant. 1 V 7 j It is thought that from the foregoin description, taken in connection with the accompanying drawings, it will be readily appreciated that I have evolved a simple, yet thoroughly practical and reliable receptacle be placed a potted plantfor transportation-1 V Even though I have herein shown and de scribed the preferred embodiment of my inbe inserted mam collapsed bag 7 andthe scope-of the appendedclaim;

I claim as newds:

' j Having thus described myinvention, what A receptaclel fo-rapotted-plant comprising a substantially rigid bottom of circular shape, an upwardlytapered body of circular shape in cross section having its lower end" connected 'with the bottom, formed with a plurality of superimposed of flaps, each" of triangular shapein cross section having theirbases consaid body being nected with the top of the body and adapted,

toibefolded inwardly to provide a conical} A closure for the top of the receptacle.

In testimony whereof I aflixlny signature.

I WILLIAMYE. BARRETT;

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Classifications
U.S. Classification206/423, 47/72, 383/120, 47/84, 383/42
International ClassificationA47G7/08, A47G7/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47G7/085
European ClassificationA47G7/08S