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Publication numberUS1854861 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 19, 1932
Filing dateAug 17, 1931
Priority dateAug 17, 1931
Publication numberUS 1854861 A, US 1854861A, US-A-1854861, US1854861 A, US1854861A
InventorsReeves Willie D
Original AssigneeReeves Willie D
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tire cover advertising device
US 1854861 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

April 19, 1932.

W. D. REEVES TIRE COVER ADVERTISING DEVICE Filed Au 17, 1951 I: "llllililili! 1m; enlof Patented Apr. 19, 1932 PATENT; OFFICE WILLIE D.'REEVES, OF PUEBLO, COLORADO TIRE COVER ADVERTISING DEVICE Application filed August 17, 1931.

This invention relates to an advertising device for tire covers, the general object of the invention being to provide a pocket in the cover for receiving an advertising card or the like and having the front formed of transparent material, with a sliding fastener of the zipper type for closing the top of the pocket after the card has been placed therein.

This invention also consists in certain other features of construction and in the combination and arrangement of the several parts to be hereinafter fully described, illustrated in the accompanying drawings and specifically pointed out in the appended claim.

In describing the invention in detail, reference will be had to the accompanying drawings wherein like characters denote like or corresponding parts throughout the several views, and in which:

Figure l is a front view of a tire cover provided with the invention.

Figure 2 is a horizontal sectional view through Figure 1.

Figure 3 is a section on line 3-3 of Figure 1.

In these views, the numeral 1 indicates the drum type cover, the outer face of which is provided with the spaces 1 for receiving advertising matter or the like and the numeral 2 indicates a sheet of transparent material, which has a binding 3 at its end and bottom edges sewn to the central part of the outer face of the cover as shown, binding 4; is connected to the upper edge of the transparent member and to the lower edge of a sliding fastener 5 of the zipper type and the other edge of the fastener is connected to the binding 6 which is connected to the front face of the cover. The flap 7 is also sewn to the binding 6 and covers the fastener.

tire cover and the transparent member 2 after which the fastener is closed to close the mouth of the pocket. The flap 7 covers the fastener and prevents moisture from entering the same and also adds to the appearance of the device.

Of course the advertising matter or the like Serial No. 557,650.

on the card will be visible through the transparent member 2 and the advertising matter or the like can be easily and quickly changed when desired by inserting a new card in the pocket.

I prefer to round the edge of the pocket While the bottom and top thereof are horizontal as shown in Figure 1.

It is thought from the foregoing description that the advantages and novel features of the invention Will be readily apparent.

It is to be understood that changes may be made in the construction and in the combination and arrangement of the several parts provided that such changes fall within the scope of the appended claim.

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

A tire cover having a sheet of transparent material attached at its end and bottom to the central part of the outer face of the cover to form a pocket having its mouth at the up per part thereof, and fastening means for closing said mouth, said fastener means being of the zipper type, and a flap fastened to the cover and closing the fastening means and the mouth of the pocket.

In testimony whereof I affix my signature.


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U.S. Classification40/587, 40/651, 40/661
International ClassificationG09F21/00, G09F21/04
Cooperative ClassificationG09F21/045
European ClassificationG09F21/04C