US 1879284 A
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Sepf- 27, 1932- J. JOHNSON ET Al. 1,879,284
ADVERTISING RACK` FOR TYPEWRITERS original Filed July 14, 1951 2 sheets-sheet 1 Inventor Bymda/a liorney A. J. JOHNSON ET AL ADVERTISING RACK FOR TYPEWRITERS Sept. 27, 1932.
Original Filed July 14, 1931 2 Shees-Sheet V2 conventional typewriter 6.
Patented Sept. 27, 1932 UNITED STATES PATENT? if i ALBERT J. JOHNSON AND CLAUDE B. GRACE, or oMAii-A; NEnn-AsxA ADVERTISING RACK FOR TYPEWRITERS Application med July 14, 1931, serial No. 550,740.` Renewed April 5, 1932.
of construction, and in the combination and arrangement of parts as will be hereinafter 15 more fully described and claimed.
In the drawings:
Figure 1 is a front elevation of the rack embodying the features of lmy invention.
Figure 2 is a side elevation thereof, and
stantially on the line 3 3 of Figure 1. V
Referring to the drawings in detail it will be seen that the numeral 5 denotes the typewriter stand on which may be mounted a Our improved rack comprises a pair of elongated strap arms including vertical sections 7 merging into upwardly and rearwardly inclined sections 8 and at their lower ends merging into right angularly and forwardly extending sections 9. L-shaped strap arms 11 have their shorter legs xed to the upper ends of the sections 7 to project forwardly therefrom and to be engaged with the upper portion of the back of the typewriter 6 by screws, bolts or the like 12. The sections 9 extend under the rear notes an advertising panel having thereover a transparent panel 15. A frame 16 extends about the edges of the panels 14 and 15.
The upper portions of the sections 8 are riveted or otherwise secured'to the panel 14 on the rear surface thereof. A bracket 17 on the upper portion of the panel extends upwardly therefrom and then curved over in front thereof to support a lamp shade 18 so that electric bulbs therein may throw the light down on the panel 15.
It is thought that the construction, utility and advantages of the invention will now Figure 3 is a sectional view taken subquite apparent without a more detailed description. l
It will be apparentthat the rack may be used to advantage in advertising in large oflices and in public places where typewriters are used. n
The present embodiment of the invention has been disclosed in considerable detail because in actual practice it attains the features of advantage enumerated as desirable in the statement of the invention and the above description. Y Y
Itwill be apparent that changes in the details of construction may beresort'ed to without departing from the spirit or scope of t-he invention as hereinafter claimed or sacrificing any of its advantages. l
Having thus described our invention, what we claim as new is: Y
1. An advertising rack of the class described including a pair of spaced parallel cgextensive strap arms having vertical sections which merge at their upper ends into upwardly and'rearwardly inclined sections and at their lower ends merge into forwardly and right angularly directed extensions adapted to be placed under the rear of a typewriter or table, a pair of L-shaped strap arms having their shorter legs xed tothe upper ends of the vertical sections to project forwardly therefrom and adapted tobe secured to the topi of the rear portion of the typewriter or table anda panel secured on the upper por- 2. Anv advertising rack of the class described including a pair of spaced parallel coextensive strap arms having vertical sections which merge at their upper ends into upwardly and rearwardly inclined sections Vand at their lower ends merge into forwardly and right angularly directed extensions adapted to be placed under the rear of a typewriter or table, a pair of L-shaped strap arms having .theirshorter legs fixed to the upper ends of the vertical sections to project forwardly therefrom and adapted to be secured to the topV of the rear portion of the typewriter, or table, and aV panel securedV on the Vtions of the inclined sections, a transparent panel on the first mentioned panel, and a Vframe about said panel.
'portion of the typewriter. Numeral 111 deupper portions of the inclined sections, a transparent panel on the first mentioned panel, and a frame about said panel, a bracket Y rising from the irst mentioned panel and eX- tending over the top thereof, and a light shade supported on said bracket. n
In testimony whereof We'afiix our signatures.4 Y
ALBERT J. JOHNSON y CLAUDE B.V GRACE,V