US 1994764 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
March 19, 1935. E. D. GREEDY RECEPTACLE FOR PRINTED AND HANDWRITTEN SHEETS Filed May 4, 1954 FIE-4,
EDWARD 0. 6/?550) INVENTOR.
Patented Mar. 19, 1935 warren STATES PATENT OFFICE REdEPTACLE FOR PRINTEDAND HAND- WRITTEN SHEETS 2 Claims.
The present invention relates to a species of receptacle to be fastened on walls or other similar locations, the same being designed to readily receive printed and handwritten matter and hold 5 the same until purposely removed, therefrom.
Among the objects of this invention are to provide a simple, easily constructed, and inexpensive structure for the purpose indicated; to provide a structure of the character indicated which will be efiicient for the purpose indicated; and such further objects, advantages and capabilities as will hereafter appear and as are inherent in the construction disclosed herein.
In the drawing annexed hereto and forming a part hereof,
Fig. 1 is a perspective new construction;
Fig. 2 is an elevation of this construction;
Fig. 3 is a vertical transverse section taken substantially along the plane indicated by the line 3-3, Fig. 2;
Fig. 4 is a plan View of the blank from which the structure is made;
Fig. 5 is a fragmentary section taken substantially along the plane indicated by the line 5-5, Fig. 3.
Reference will now be made in greater detail to the annexed drawing for a more explicit description of this invention. The blank 1 is proview illustrating my ception of the tangs 3 which have shoulders 4 to rest against the face of the blank or body 1, as shown in Fig. 1. It will be seen from Fig. 1 that the greater portion of the blank is rolled up into end portions 5 of the tangs 3 are inserted in the notches 2 and bent downwardly into close engagement with the back of the blank. On account of the shoulders 4, there is formed a slot 6 between the edge of the end of the blank and the body thereof, through which slot' papers may be slipped in the direction of the arrow in Fig. l and, when such papers are slipped upwardly, as indicated, they will curl around the inside of the 5 cylinder and be held against being blown out by the wind.
While this construction is intended primarily vided with a pair of edge notches 2 for the re-' a substantially a cylindrical form and the extreme.
for the reception of public utility bills and the like, it will be understood that it is adaptable to other purposes also and I therefore do not wish any statement of use contained herein to be treated as a limitation. It will also be understood that this device may be made in various sizes. It is desired to call attention to the fact that the tangs 3 with the bent down ends 5 serve to stay the end of the curled body part and help to keep'same from being inadvertently straightened out. Also, these tangs assist in preventing the sheets from being blown out of the receptacle, since'the end will ordinarily be left protruding somewhat, at the bottom, as indicated in Fig. 1. This, therefore, prevents sidewise movement of the sheet and prevents it from being inadvertently blown out. The sheet may be removed by grasping the projecting lower end and pulling it down, or the inner end may be grasped and the sheet rolled up enough to bring the lower end within the cylinder, when the sheet may be pulled out endwise, and thus removed from the receptacle.
1. A receptacle of the character indicated comprising a sheet of rigid material having at one edge spaced tangs provided with shoulders and, along two edges leading from the first named edge, notches for the reception of the tangs, the shoulders being adapted to rest against the rigid sheet material, thus spacing the edge of the material away from the body of the sheet to form a slot between said edge and body, the main portion of the body of the sheet being curled into an approximately cylindrical form.
2. A structure for the purpose indicated comprising a rigid fiat sheet, the main part of which is curled into an approximately cylindrical form, leaving an end portion substantially fiat, the curled end portion having a lug or lugs adjacent its corners secured to the body of the sheet in a manner to leave a slot of substantially fixed dimensions between the body of the sheet and the edge secured thereto and serving to hold the edge of the curled part substantially rigid with relation to the flat end portion.
EDWARD D. GREEDY.