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July 26, 1932. L. SCHLESINGER 1,363,642
FOLDABLE BED, TABLE, OR DESK Filed Jan. 28, 1931 5,. '20 avwentoz [Sam's 56/1108]?! Pr Patented July 26, 1932 ,eTENT OFFICE LOUIS SCHLESINGER, OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY FOLDABLE BED, TABLE, OR DESK Application filed January 28, 1931.
equipped with a foldable bed spring adapted to hold and support a divided mattressor the like.
A further object of my invention is the provision of a foldable bed, table or desk provided with means for holding the parts together in their folded position allowing a ready unfolding. p
A still further object of my invention is'the provision of a folding piece of furniture supported by legs equipped with casters allowing a ready moving of the furniture from place to place.
These and other objects and advantages of my invention will become more fully known as the description thereof proceeds and will then be specifically defined in the appended claim.
In the accompanying drawing forming a material part of this disclosure,
Figure 1 is a top plan view of a bed and table or desk constructed according'to my lnventlon.
Fig. 2 is a sectional side elevation of same when set up as a bed.
Fig. 3 shows the bed folded for use as a table or desk.
As illustrated, my improved bed and table or desk comprises a bed spring frame 10 made in three sections, outer sections 11 and 12 and inner section 13, the outer sections hingedly connected at their inner ends to the middle section as at 14 and 15 respectively Each section has a plurality of bed springs 16 attached with their ends to the frame bars of each section, preferably bymeans of the n end hooks 17 and each of the end sections of Serial No. 511,752.
the spring is adapted to support one part of The central 7 a divided mattress 18.
section of the spring is sup ported by means of legs 20carrying section 13 having a vertical flange 19 and the legs are equipped with casters 21allowing a ready moving of the device.
The outer end of one of the outer sections has attached thereto, an end or head board or plate 23 provided with a bead 22, While the end of the other end plate is formed into afoot plate 24 adapted in the folded position of the device to cover'plate 23.
The outer end of plate has formed with its upper end a locking hook 25 or similar de-v vice adapted to hold plate or frames 24, 22, in their engaged position.
The operation of my device Will be clearly understood fr reference to the drawing without further explanation.
om the above description and It will be clear that I may make such changes in my device as come within the scope of the appended claim without departr ure from the i nvention.
Having thus described my invention what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent is A combination bed, table and desk comprising a bed spring, a sectional frame there' for, means for supporting one of the frames, a riser at each outer corner ofthesprmg frame and integral therewith, cross-bars one at eachend integrally connecting the upper ends of the two risers at that end of the frame, head and footplates secured respectively to the frames formed at the ends by the risers and cross-bars, a locking hook pivoted to the upper end of one of said plates, a
bead formed at the lower end of the other of said plates and engaged by said hook to hold the sections in folded position.
In witness whereof I have signed my name to this specific ation.