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Publication numberUS2018878 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 29, 1935
Filing dateJan 17, 1935
Priority dateJan 17, 1935
Publication numberUS 2018878 A, US 2018878A, US-A-2018878, US2018878 A, US2018878A
InventorsStein Joseph S
Original AssigneeLucien Lelong Inc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Perfume bottle
US 2018878 A
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Filed Jan. 17, 1955 ME U 7259:? s'srem.

Patented Oct. 29, 1935 UNITED STATES PERFUME BOTTLE 1 Joseph S. Stein, Chicago, Ill., assignorto Lucien Lelong, Inc., Chicago, 111., a corporation of Illinois Application January 1'7, 1935, Serial No. 2,176

2 Claims. ('01. 215-1) The present invention relates to aperfume bottle of novel construction.

An object of the present invention is to provide a perfume bottle having a side wall pro- 5 vided with a surface for a label so fashioned as to permit full vision of the bottle contents regardless of the opaqueness of the label.

Another object of the present invention is to provide a perfume bottle constructed as a hollow toroid substantially rectangular shaped in side elevation.

A further object of the present invention is to provide a perfume bottle having recessed side walls to permit easy grasping of the bottle, and

also to provide protective surfaces for labels.

A still further object of the present invention is to provide a thin walled glass perfume bottle with the walls suitably reinforced.

Another and yet further object of the present 23 invention is to provide a perfume bottle of pleasing appearance and design and which may be economically manufactured.

A yet further object of the present invention is to provide a perfume bottle with centrally 25 depressed side walls united to each to afford strength, and also to provide a central obstruction within the bottle.

The above, other and further objects of the present invention will be apparent from the fol- 30 lowing description, accompanying drawing, and

appended claims.

The accompanying drawing illustrates an embodiment of the present invention, and the views thereof are as follows:

35 Figure l is a side elevational view of a perfume bottle constructed in accordance with the present invention, showing a cap applied over the filling neck.

Figure 2 is a top plan view of the bottle of 40 Figure 1.

Figure 3 is a vertical sectional view, taken substantially in the plane indicated by line III-III of Figure 1, with cap and neck cork removed.

Figure 4 is a horizontal sectional view taken 45 substantially in the plane indicated by the line IVIV of Figure 1.

The drawing will now be explained.

The perfume bottle illustrated in the accompanying drawing comprises side walls, desig- 50 nated as A and B, end walls C and D, a top E, and a bottom F. The bottle is constructed of glass or other suitable transparent or substantially transparent material, and is constructed, for the major portion, withthin walls, suitably re- 55 inforced.

The bottle, in side elevation, is substantially rectangular and is of hollow toroid form.

Each side wall is provided with a head I, along its periphery, the major portions of the length of the bead I being of thin glass, with the outer .5 surface of the bead convex and the major portions of the length of the inner surface of the bead concave. I

The side walls A and B have centrally depressed or recessed portions 3 and 4, which por- 10 tions are united centrally of the interior of the bottle to form an obstruction designated generally at 5. The obstruction, cooperatingW-ith theside, end, top and bottom walls, defines a filling space G which is, in side elevation, of 15 rectangular doughnut-like or toroid form. The obstruction 5 has its outer surfaces 6 and B arrange'dcentrally of the width of the bottle and affording surfaces to receive labels. Surrounding the depressed portions 3 and 4 are beads 'l and 8 formed in the side walls which beads have the exteriors thereof of convex form and the major portion of theinterior surfaces thereof concave, along and parallel to the end and top walls of the bottle. The walls of the bottle, adjacent the-bottom F, are'thickened as at 9 to afford stability to the bottle, as well as strength along its lower portion. The lower portion of the doughnut-like filling space G, is somewhat reduced in size, as may be observed in Figures 3 and 4. The formation of the bottle is such that there is a hump l0- along the bottom of the lower part of the doughnut-like filling space G, as may be observed from Figures 1 and 3.

The walls forming the depressions 3 and 4 are convergent inwardly and serve as reflecting surfaces for the contents of the bottle in the filling space G.

The top of the bottle is provided with a filling neck II in which is inserted a cork l2 having a 40 hole l3 in it for discharging the contents of the bottle and also to receive a pin secured to the under side of the cap l4 for retaining. the cap in place on the bottle neck.

The major portions of the sides A and B of the bottle are made as thin walls, and heads I,

l and 8 serve to reinforce these walls. Intermediate the beads I and I of the side wall A and the beads I and 8 of the side wall B, there is a portion of the side wall, indicated at l5, which has a flat outer surface l6 and a convex inner surface I1, for reinforcing purposes. These portions [5 merge into the thickened side walls 9, adjacent the bottom of the bottle, as may be observed in Figure 3.

The provision of the depressions or indentations 3 and 4 enables the application of labels to the surfaces 6 and 6 of the obstruction 5, in such manner that the labels are protected from damage incidental to use of the bottle, and at the same time the labels fail to interfere in any respect with full vision of the contents of the bottle at any time. Furthermore, the provision of the indentations or recesses '3 and 4 enables ready grasping of the bottle, as a user may readily grasp it engaging the beads I and 8, and thus secure a firm hold of the bottle, discharging some of its contents, after the bottle is inverted for such purpose, after the cap M has-been removed.

The toroidal form of the bottle, together with the construction of the same, affords a bottle pleasing in appearance and in design, besides one which may be readily grasped, and also one in which the contents are fully visible at all times. Furthermore, the construction of the bottle in the manner described, enables its manufacture with thin walls, thus reducing its manufacturing cost.

The bottom F is slightly concave in cross section, for rigidifying purposes. If desired, the outer face lb of the portion l5 of the side walls of the bottle may be slightly ground, for contrast in the appearance of the bottle. It will be observed, that in the main, the various sections of the bottle are formed with curves, without substantially sharp corners, thus reducing cost of manufacture and at the same time afiording strength to the completed bottle.

It will be observed that the central portion of the toroid is closed by the obstruction 5, so that there is no open center toroid.

The bottle has herein been illustrated as substantially square in side elevation. It is, however, understood that the bottle might, from side elevation, be of other shape than square, as long as it retained a general rectangular appearance in elevation.

From an inspection of the figures of the drawing, it will be observed that the bottle is generally rectangular in plan and elevation, and that the contents of the bottle may be readily observed from the sides, ends, and bottom.

The bottle of the present invention is of pleasing appearance when empty as well as when filled, and when filled with a colored perfume, is an ornamental dresser accessory.

Observing the section shown in Figure 3, it will be observed that proceeding downwardly from the top, the walls are alternately thin and thick. and observing the section shown in Figure 4, progressing inwardly from the end walls C and D, a like construction may be observed.

The invention has been described herein more precisely as to details; it is to be understood that the invention is not to be limited thereby, and changes may be made in the arrangement and proportion of parts, without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention.

The invention is claimed as follows:

1. A glass perfume bottle having side and end walls, a top and a bottom; beads about the peripheries of said side walls; other beads in said side walls in'inwardly spaced relation with respect to said first mentioned beads; the outer surfaces of said beads being convex and the inner surfaces of portions of said beads being concave; portions of the side walls between said beads being flat on the outer surfaces and with parts thereof convex on the inner surfaces; por-' tions of said side walls within said second named beads being indented and joined and constituting a central obstruction within the bottle and defining in side elevation a doughnut-like filling space; the walls of the bottle adjacent the bottom being thickened to afford stability to the bottle, the bottle being so constructed that when said doughnut-like filling space is filled the bottle has the appearance of being completely filled.

2. A substantially rectangular glass perfumery bottle having the side walls thereof of varying thicknesses, the peripheral portions of said side walls along the bottom and top being thinner than the side wall portions along the bottom, and portions of said side walls along said peripheral portions being thickened and merging into thinner sections inwardly of. said peripheral portions parallel to the top and end walls.


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U.S. Classification215/383, 215/384
International ClassificationA45D34/02, A45D34/00
Cooperative ClassificationA45D34/02
European ClassificationA45D34/02