US 1961033 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
May 29, 1934- J. w. BICKS l 1,961,033
BOTTLE Filed' May 2o, 195o Patented May 29, 1934 BOTTLE Jean WQBicks, Evanston, lll., assignor to Carr- Lowrey Glass Co., Baltimore, Md.
Application May 20, 1930, Serial No. 454,040
This invention relates to a bottle for holding and dispensing proprietary preparations, flavoring extracts, catsup, and other preparations.
It is an object yof the invention to provide a bottle with a pour-out finish in combination with o a threaded neck for engagement by a cap, the construction being such that the pouring spout or lip will not interfere with the cap nor with the sealing action of the cap against the mouth of the bottle. lo With the foregoing and other objects in view which will appear as thedescription proceeds, the invention resides in the combination and arrangement of parts and in the details of vconstruction hereinafter described and claimed, it being understood.that changes in the exact embodiment of the invention herein disclosed-may be made within the scope of what is claimed without departing from the spirit of the.` invention.
In the accompanying drawing the preferred 20 form of the invention has been shown.
In said drawing Figure 1 is a side elevation of the neck portion of a bottle having the present improve` ments.
Figure 2 is a plan view thereof.
AFigure 3 is a section through said neck portion showing a cap thereon.
Figure 4 is a section on line L -4, Figure 3.
Referring to the figures by characters of reference, l cesignates the neck portion of a bottle with a screw thread 2 moulded thereon for engagement by a screw cap 3 which can b of the usual type having an inner disk 4 of cork or other sealing material, although it is to be understood that the cap can be of any other preferred construction.v
The free end portion of the neck is reduced annularly as shown at- 5 to provide an annular shoulder 6. The opening 7 in the neck portion is flared outwardly to a blunt edge 8 and a pouring lip 9 is moulded on the marginal portion of Formed in this lip is a radial groove 10 which increases gradually in depth toward the opening '1. The length of the lip 9 is such that it will not project beyond the the neck at said edge.
periphery or margin of the shoulder 6.
neck will not be interfered with.
The neck finish herein described can be produced readily by the usual methods of manufacture-and 'will be found advantageous on bottles from which the contents are to be dispensed by pouring or dropping in small quantities.
What is claimed is:
A dropper bottle having a neck nnish the free end of which is reduced in diameter to provide a circular portion with an annular shoulder at its base, a pouring spout extending from said circular portion and terminating inwardly from the outer surface of the neck nish, the free or top edge ofthe spout occupying the same plane with the end of the neck, a cap for engaging the neck finish below the shoulder and housing the reduced end portion and the spout on the neck, means within the cap for sealing contact with the end of "the neck and the edges of the spout, there being unbroken exterior means on the cap and neck finish for holding the sealing means in sealing position on the end of the neck and the edges of the spout and for excluding' foreign substances between the cap and neck adjacent to and below the spout.