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Feb. 28, 1933. 1.. G. LINDSAY LIQUID COOLER FOR REFRIGERATOR$ Filed Aug. 11. 1931 INVENTO/R,
,g; ATTORNEY Patented Feb. 28, 1933 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE LYNN G. LINDSAY, NEAR DAYTON, OHIO, ASSIGNOR TO TRUPAB MANUFACTURING OOIPANY, OF DAYTON, OHIO, A CORPORATION OF OHIO,
LIQUIIZ COOLER FOB. nnrmenna'rons Application filed August 11, 1931. Serial No. 556,387.
This invention relates to new and useful improvements in liquid coolers for refrigerators.
It is the principal object of my invention to provide for attachment to the inside portion of the door of a refrigerator, a liquid cooling container from which the cooled liquid may be withdrawn as desired from a faucet on the front side of the door. container is particularly adapted for cooling water, and being carried by the refrigerator door, it does not interfere with the shelves and at the same time makes available for the reception of other articles, the space which it would occupy if it were placed within the refrigerator proper.
Other important and incidental objects will be brought out'in the following specification and particularly set forth in the subjoined claim.
In the accompanying drawing illustrating my invention, Figure 1 is a front view of a refrigerator casing having a hinged door to the rear side of which my liquid cooling container is secured. Figure .2 is a side view of the door, showin the attached liquid cooling container an faucet. Figure 3 is a top plan view of the same. And Figure 4 is a cross sectional view taken on the line 44 of Figure 3, showing the removable cover for the cooling container.
Referring to the accompanying drawing, the numeral 1 designates a conventional refrigerator casing mounted upon feet 2 and provided with a side-hinged door 3. Secured to the upper inside portion of said door, by welding or otherwise, is a preferably rectangular, shallow liquid container 4 formed outer end of this tube, on the front side of the door, is a conventional" faucet 8 through which the cooled liquid may be withdrawn as desired. K
It is thus seen that I have "provided a container secured within a small space to the inside part of a refrigerator door, for cooling 9. liquid such as water that may be conveniently withdrawn, as desired, from a faucet on the front side of the door.
Having described my invention, I claim: In a refrigerator casing having a door to afford access to the interior thereof, an elongated shallow liquid container secured to the upper inside portion of said door, a funnel inlet portion flared outwardly'from the top part of the front wall of the container, a tube projecting from the bottom of said container through said door, and a faucet seaured to sai tube on the front side of said oor.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 10th day of August, 1931.
. LYNN LINDSAY.
of suitable metal. At its upper rear middle Communicating with the bottom portion of the container 1, and projecting therefrom through a horizontal hole in the door 3, is a liquid discharge tube 7. Connected to the