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Publication numberUS200003 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 5, 1878
Filing dateMay 26, 1877
Publication numberUS 200003 A, US 200003A, US-A-200003, US200003 A, US200003A
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in paper boxes for packing hatchets
US 200003 A
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J. W. SPROWLESQ Paper-Boxes fqr Packing Hatchets.

Patented Feb.'5, 1878.

N- FETERS, PflOTO-LXTHDGRAPHER, WASHINGTON, D O:

UNITED STATES PATENT QFFICE.

JOHN W. SPROWLES, OF PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

IMPROVEMENT IN PAPER'BOXES FOR PACKING HATCHETS.

Specification forming part of Letters Patent No. 200,003., dated February 5, 1878; application filed May 26, 1877.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, J OHN W. SPRoWL s, of

' Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have invented a pass within an outer case, the boxes, moreover, forming convenient and attractive packages for the retailer.

In the accompanying drawing, Figure 1 is a perspective view of my packing-box for hatchets; and Fig. 2, a plan view, showing the manner of packing a number of boxes in an outer case for transportation.

The box A is made of any suitable material, preferably of strong paper or pasteboard, and has ends I) b at right angles to the side a, the end I) being shorter than the end I), and the side at being, consequently, inclined. The lid A is made of corresponding shape.

The dimensions of the box are such, in respect to the hatchets, which are shown by dotted lines, that the heads of the hatchets shall fit snugly within the broad end of the box, the ends of the handles fitting in one of the corners of the narrow end. The hatchets are thusheld steadily in position, so that no wrapping or packing materials are required in preparing them for transportation.

The boxes have an attractive appearance on the shelves of the retailer, and the hatchets can be exposed for the examination of the purchaser by simply removing the lid A.

The boxes can be snuglypacked in an ordinary quadrangular case, for two of the boxes, when placed together, as in Fig. 2, form a quadrangular package, to which the case is adapted.

I claim asmy invention The within-described box for paokin g hatchets, the said box having parallel ends I) b, one side, a, at right angles to the ends, and the side at inclined, all as set forth.

In testimony whereof I have signed my name to this specification in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.

JOHN W. SPROWLES.

Witnesses v HERMANN MoEssNER HARRY SMITH.

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Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationB25H3/02