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Publication numberUS1906661 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 2, 1933
Filing dateDec 9, 1931
Priority dateDec 9, 1931
Publication numberUS 1906661 A, US 1906661A, US-A-1906661, US1906661 A, US1906661A
InventorsDana Seibert William
Original AssigneeDana Seibert William
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Binder for magazines, pamphlets, and other publications
US 1906661 A
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2, 1933- w. D. SEIBERT 1. 3

BINDER FOR MAGAZINES, PAMPHLETS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS Filed Dec. 9, 1951 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 May 2, 1933. w. DJSEIBERT BINDER FOR MAGAZINES, PAMPHLETS, AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS Filed Dec. 9, 1931 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 7 Patented Maj 2, 1933 Q nma snmnnr; oF,BnooK Yn, nEw;Yom{ a HiAiiIliiltiOL nlea nedemiier 'a ei Seriai mi 579,925.

f The 6 obj eict 'of nij invention is to provide a binder of novel oonstru eti'on which can 7 be expanded 'frointiinegto time to hold'addition-f -alf -copies of a. maga"zine1 orfother. publication r egard1essiofi the diflerence in the thickness of the lvaflons issues .and which will always: 7 I I :ends 12g1ued on to member 10 whereby menrspresent a neat tippearanceeven thoughitha's'f: only one periodiealjin it or if. it has a dozen i 1 l li I d "i flfi wlPrll1gh1 Fo Q g Pe iodical's without neoessitating thepunching of I holes in them or'otherwise 1n ur1ng' the periv.o i s f y my;

'10 It isfalsoalifobfiet of niy invention to prothe r'naga zine. f v a g .7 1ft is also} my objectto 'provid'ea binder of a is typ hav n pst fi. OY iiflIld pro d f hovel omhin n of er ng m n i i i theaeooinpanyingfdrawings, in'whi ch j j F g e 1 s p r p c e V w, f my n-' ventibi in; op n? e t n, th m a n s I s p ewi t inde s;' i. Fig? 2 i au e t p an Vi w of t e inside l ofithe'bind fiwi h thepublieations' removed Fi 4 is: a from plan I I Winn r bi der withfstrap tt c Fig-1 6 is a. perspective view oi one fof the;-

stifi vcov ers or book backs of the binderre- .inoved from; the rest of'the vdevice w Fig, 8 is a detail perspective; view of one t 'thewirebinder' members.

Likes charaotersof reference designate like gparts"in eachqofthe "severalviewsrf Referring toth'e drawings,Iprovide a-flexibleinnerf-binder comprlsin'gjtheouterflexible strip land the inner flexible strip 3 45.?Ifastened to by 'the lines Figs. or covermemberlO and 'the'outer stiff. sheet r h to release it therefromflThe angularly bent- 'tghereinafter described and illustrated in;

g h passes through'the buckle as shown in Fig, H Fig 7 iis'a section onll'ne 17- 1-01} Fig. 6 I L d;

buokle 151to secure the magazinejin place niaterial seeuredby suitable means as by the lines of stitching 7.

' I' provide stifi cover ne-mbers' as shown in" hand? comprising the inner stlfl' sheet or-cover member 9, the niemben 9'havin'g flapbers'9,and 10 are substantially continuous at the-ends, as shown in Fi'g.*6,- I sprovideia short flexible strap v13jflooped over the edge 60 of and' fa stened. atrli to the inner stifhcover' member 10 and: carrying a buckle. "15 on its? free looped end, as showninl Figsfi and 7. g H and to provide a'holderi "which is readily inserted and removed from 1 v p I I mit the; extension, of that side and-of readily;

provide a .no'vel'spring binder wire-16 havingian' singularly bent portion 17 topergrasping and operating the binder wireto secure'a periodical-in place in the binder orportion also functions tofgive' a springto the] one side so that the book can beieasily in serted and held in 'placebetweenthe portions of the wire by theeye 22. The binder wire 16 Q has a U-shape bend at '19 and its portion 20 is adaptedito be [inserted in thefspace 8,betweenflexibl strips 1 and 394s shown inFigsf 2and 3. It is bent'at right an'glesat 21- andf terminates in a Ioop or eye 22iwhich isada'ptedto be engaged by the opposite. hook end 18% shown inFigsQl and 2; i f In use the'tab 'of the buckle 15on th "inside fthe stifioover is raised to an up right position to loosen the strap :6 which 2': The stiff cover members 9 and :10 anthen jbe p ushed out an inchmoreor les's depending, 1 on how In'uch the strapis loosened The por-Q tion- '20 pf the binder wire is insertedthrough I I the spaee'i 8 atthe hinge portion 2 between I flexiblejbinder members l and- 3 ,"the other half of the binder wire being'l inserted I through the eenter of the periodieal 'and its h'ookend 18 engaged in theeye or looped-end.- 22 of the binder wire thussecuring the magazinein the binder. The stiff cover members 9 and 10Harethenfs1id up. jagainst-th'epuh lioation; and the strap 6 tightenedinthe in the bindenxflihe; sti'fi icover members 9- and the like, the combination of a flexible stifl cover members.

and 10 are open at the sides leaving free space 11.

What I claim is 1. In a binder for periodicals, pamphlets and the like, the combination of strips of flexible material secured together at the ends and having a free space between the strips along the middle portion, flexible long straps attached to the ends of the aforesaidflexr ble strips, stiff cover members, each of which is formed of two stifl? sheets,said sheets be ing fastened together at the ends and open at the sides to permit the insertion of the flexible binder strips in the spaces between the respective stifl sheets of the cover members, a short strap aflixed to the inside stiff sheet of each cover member, each short strap having a buckle adaptedto be engaged by the corresponding long strap of the flexible strip, and binderwires engaging around an element of the hinge'portion of the binder, each of said wires being adapted to releasably engage magazines. v

2. In a binder for periodicals, pamphlets binder element, said/binder element comprising two flexible strips secured together at their ends only, hollow stiff cover members into which the flexible binder element is insertable, the central'portion ofthe flexible binder element forming the hinge portion of the binder, andmeans inserted between the members of the flexible binder element and carried bysaid hinge portion to releasably engage a magazine to hold same in the binder, and straps attached to opposite edges of the flexible binder element for securing same in place within the respective hollow 3. In a binder for periodicals and other publications, the combination of a flexiblebinder element, stifl' cover members each of which is formed oftwo stifl' sheets, said sheets being" fastened together at the ends and open at the sides to provide a space into which the flexible binder element is inserta ble, the central portion ofthe flexible binderelementforming the hinge portion of the binder, means carried by said hinge portion to releasably engage a magazine to hold same in the binder, straps attached to the flexible binder element for securing it in place within the space between the stiii sheets of the respective stifl? cover members, a short strap aflixed to the inside stilt sheet of each cover member, these straps carrying buckles engageable by the straps fastened to the flexible binder element to. releasably secure same within the stifl cover men' bers.

4. In a binder for magazines, pamphlets and other publications, the combination of a flexible binder element, said binder element comprising two flexible stripsv secured together at their ends only, hollow stiff cover members into which the flexible binder eleflexible binder element to releasably secure same within the stifi cover members.

5. In a binder for magazines, pamphlets and other publications, the combination of a flexible binder element, hollow stiff cover members each composed of two stiff sheets open at the sides and closed'at the ends, and between which the flexible binder element is insertable, the flexible binder element forming the hinge portion of the binder, binder wires each having one portion thereof en gaging around an inner binder element of the hinge portion of the binder. and having the other portion thereof insertable through the magazine to hold same, the said binder wires each having an eye formed at one end and a hook formed at the other end to releasably engage each other.

i 6. In a binder for magazines, pamphlets and other publications, the combination of a flexible binder element, stiff cover members each formed of two sheets having a space therebetween to receive a flexible element, said cover members being closed at the ends and open at the sides, the central portion of the aforesaid flexiblebinderelement forming the hinge portion of the'binder, spring binder wires each having one portion thereof engagingaround an inner binder element of the said hinge portion of the binder and having the other portion thereof insertable through the publication to hold same in the binder, the said. binder wires each having an eye formed at one end and a hook formed at the other end to releasably engage each other, the binder wires each also having an angularly bent out portion to permit of greater flexibility of the binder wire and to facilitate grasping same to unhook the hooked end of the wire from the eye at the other end to insert the wire into or to release it from a publication.-

7. In a binder for periodicals, pamphlets and the like, the combination of strips of flexible material secured together at the ends and having a free space between the strips along the middle portion, a flexible strap attached to the end of one of the aforesaid flexible strips, stifi? cover members, one of said cover members being formed of stifi sheets, said sheets being fastened together at the ends and open at the sides to permit insertiOnof the flexible binder strips in the spaces between the respective stifi sheets of the cover member, a short strap aflixed to the inside stiff sheet ,of the cover member, a buckle, on said strap, and binder wires engaging r hinge poi engage magazines,

of a length slightly magazine s engaged leasably around an element of the tionof'the binder and adapted toj I said binder wires being exceeding that of the by thewires.

WILLIAM DANA SEIBERT;

Referenced by
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US6186690 *Nov 3, 1998Feb 13, 2001Napco, Inc.Strap connection system
Classifications
U.S. Classification281/47
International ClassificationB42F11/00, B42F11/02
Cooperative ClassificationB42F11/02
European ClassificationB42F11/02