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Publication numberUS1874554 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 30, 1932
Filing dateMay 3, 1930
Priority dateMay 3, 1930
Publication numberUS 1874554 A, US 1874554A, US-A-1874554, US1874554 A, US1874554A
InventorsLiedel Clarence A
Original AssigneeLiedel Clarence A
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1874554 A
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C. A. LIEDEL Aug. 30-, 1932;

PUCKETBOOK Filed May 3, 1930 Inventor n r m A Patented Aug. 30, 1932 UNETED STATES CLARENCE A. LIEDEL, OF MAYBEE, MICHIGAN POCKETIBOOK Application filed. May 3,

This invention relates to pocket books and more particularly to a device of this character which is in the nature of a combined billfold and coin purse.

An important object of the invention is to provide, in a manner as hereinafter set forth,

a pocket book of the aforementioned characterembodying a novel construction and arrangement of parts for facilitating the inser- 19 tion of bills and coins therein and for removing said bills and coins therefrom.

Another important object of th invention is to provide a pocket book of the character described having a coin pocket or compartment and further having a coin inspection tray or compartment associated with said pocket in which the coin will be exposed to view in a manner to permit the desired coin to be selected and removed.

20 Another important object of the invention is to provide a pocket book of the character set forth embodying novel means for preventing the accidental displacement of the coins from the coin compartment.

Another important object of the invention is to provide a pocket book having a pocket therein for the reception of bills, said pocket being provided with a window or opening in one end portion to permit the bills to be inspectec, selected and, if desired withdrawn through said window or opening.

Other objects of the invent on are to provide, in a manner as hereinafter set forth, a pocket book which will be comparatively simple in construction, strong, durable, efficient in its use and which may be manufactured at low cost.

All of the foregoing and still further 49 objects and advantages of the invention may become apparent from a study of the following specification, taken in connection with the accompanying drawing wherein like characters of reference designate corresponding parts throughout the several views and wherein Figure l is a perspective view of a pocket book constructed in accordance with this invention in open position.

Figure 2 is a longitudinal sectional view 1930. Serial No. 449,4?1;

taken through the pocket book in its open position.

Figure 3 is a longitudinal sectional view taken through the pocket book in its closed or folded posit-ion.

Figure a is a perspective view showing the pocket book in its folded or closed position.

Referring to the drawing in detail, itwill be seen that the reference numeral 1 designates an out-er flexible member and2 is an inner flexible member, said members 1 and 2 being stitched together along three of their marginal edges in a manner to provide a com- 'partment for the reception of blls. The marginal portion of the member 2 which is free of the member 1 is inwardly offset with respect to said member 1 for a major portion of its length, as illustrated to advantage in Figure l of the drawing. l

A flex ble member 3 is disposed on the 70 member 2 and extends from on end thereof to a point in spaced relation to the opposite end of said member Elie memberv 3 has its marginal portions stitched to the member 2 and has its inner portions provided with an opening 4. An opening 5 is provided in the member 2 in a portion thereof which is free of the member 3. The member 3, in conijunct on with the member 2, provides a coin receptacle or pocket and, as best seen in Fig- 8 ures 2 and 3 of the drawing, a portion of said member 3 which constitutes one of the walls of the opening a. is turned under and st tched to provide a coin retaining'flap or stop 6. The portions ofthe member 3 dis 35 posed on the remaining side of the opening 4 constitute an abutment or wall "I for engagement with the coins wh ch are slid out of the coin pocket or compartment.

The'member 2' is provided with an integral portion 8 extending diagonally across one corner of the window or opening 5 for engagement with one corner of thebills which are disposed in the bill compartment to prevent said bills from accidentally projecting through'said opening 5. Y a i The device is adapted, to be folded in the manner illustrated to advantage in Figures 3 and 4 of the drawing and when so folded it will be noted that the folded portion of 1190 stantially the pocket book terminates in spaced relation to the wall upon which the coin compartment is mounted. When it is desired to remove a coin, the pocket book is open and flexed in a manner to space the flap 6 from the member 2 after which the pocket book is inclined so that the coin will gravitate on said member 2 to a point beneath the opening 4 in the member 3 where the same may be selected and removed. As before stated, the portion 7 of the member 3 constitutes stop means for the coins and the flap 6 constitutes means for retaining said coins in the comartment provided therefor when the pocket ook is folded. Through the medium of the opening 5, the bills in the bill compartment may be inspected when desired. 7

It is believed that the many advantages of a pocket book constructed in accordance with this invention will be readily understood, and although the preferred embodiment of the invention is as illustrated and described, it is to be understood that changes in the details of construction may be had which will fall within the scope of the invention as claimed.

-What is claimed is 2-- 1. A pocket book comprising a pair of elongated inner and outer flexible, coextensive sheets disposed in opposed relation to each other and secured together at their ends and at one longitudinal edge in a manner to provide a bill receiving pocket extending subthe length of the sheets, the other longitudinal edge of the sheets being free to provide an opening for the insertion of bills, the inner sheet having its free edge cut away to provide an elongated recess, the ends of which terminate a slight distance from the ends of the sheet and said inner sheet being provided, in one end portion, with an open ing for the inspection and removal of the bills, the side and outer end walls of said opening being spaced slightly inwardly from the point of connection of the two sheets together and said inner sheet having an integral portion extending into a corner of the last mentioned opening for holding corners of bills placed in the pocket.

2. A pocketbook comprising a pair of sheets, one sheet being longer than the other and the short sheet being fastened to the other sheet at its marginal edges, the short sheet having an opening therein located adjacent 7 its inner end and an inwardly and rearwardly extending flap formed integrally with the inner wall of the opening for retaining coins in the pocket formed by the two sheets, the extending part of the long sheet being folded over the short sheet. I

In testimony whereof I afiix my signature.


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US2441338 *Aug 12, 1944May 11, 1948Stanley Leopold GLeather purse made from one-piece blank with storage section in tandem with windowed display section
US2474784 *May 9, 1947Jun 28, 1949Alfred A DoranDispenser for facial tissues
US2869603 *Jul 30, 1956Jan 20, 1959Howard W ConleyCoin purse
US3266544 *Sep 13, 1963Aug 16, 1966Snyder Benjamin LBillfold
U.S. Classification150/136, 150/141, 150/153, D03/250
International ClassificationA45C1/08, A45C1/00
Cooperative ClassificationA45C1/08
European ClassificationA45C1/08