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Publication numberUS2099122 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 16, 1937
Filing dateAug 16, 1935
Priority dateAug 16, 1935
Publication numberUS 2099122 A, US 2099122A, US-A-2099122, US2099122 A, US2099122A
InventorsKreisler Jacques
Original AssigneeKreisler Jacques
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Roll top container
US 2099122 A
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ROLL. TOP CONTINER Filed Aug. 16, 1955 4 Sheets-Sheet 2 BY CSW; .1222@ ATTORNEY Nov. 16, 1937. J. KREISLER 2,099,122

ROLL TOP CONTAINER Filed Aug. 16, 1935 4 Sheets-Sheet 3 INVENTOR Fl 9, JHCQUfS /fRE/SLER.

.BY Laax ATTORNEY.

NOV. 16, 1937. 1 KR-EISLER ROLL TOP CONTAINER 4 Sheets-Sheet 4 Filed Aug. 16, 1935 INVENTO R 8 0 6 m a s fwn LT T

Patented Nov. 16, 1937 UNITED vSTATES PATENT OFFICE ROLLTOP CONTAINER Jacques Kreisler, New Rochelle, N. Y.

Application August 16, 1935, Serial No. 36,451

24 Claims.` (Cl. 132-83) The present invention relates to roll top containers intended especially for use as vanity,.cig arette and similar cases.

One object of the invention' is to provide a roll top container with a flexiblevclosure of improved construction.

Another object of the invention is to provide a roll top container with a exible closure constituted by pivotally connected links.

Another object of the invention is to provide a container `having a plurality of closures, With an arrangement whereby one closure is automatically actuated as a result of the actuation of another closure.

Another object of the invention is to provide a roll top container for use as a vanity case and having a powder compartment provided with a closure which is released automatically as the roll top is moved to open position.

0 Another object of the invention is to provide a roll top 'vanity case with a. mirrorA movably connected to `the case, independently of the powder or cosmetic compartments.

A further object is to provide a roll top con- ;5 tainer for use as a vanity case and provided with a mirror which is projected automatically out of the container as the roll top is moved to open position.

A yet further object of the invention is genero ally to provide a roll top container of pleasing appearance, and to improve the construction and operation of roll top containers. The above objects of the invention and other objects ancillary thereto will best be understood :5.3 from the following description considered with reference to the accompanyingdrawings.

In the drawings: Fig. 1 is a perspective view of a roll top vanity case embodying the present invention; ,A 4') Fig. 2 is a perspective view of the vanity case, showing the mirror projected and the roll top and powder compartment closure in open position;

Fig. 3 is a longitudinal sectional view on the line 3-3'of Fig. 1; i5 Fig. 4 is a transverse sectional view on the line 4 -4 of Fig. 1; y

Fig. 5 is a fragmentary sectional view on the line 5 5 of Fig.' 2, showing the compartment closure in closed position; u Fig. 6 is a perspective view ofthe container frame in partly assembled relation;

Fig. 7 is a perspective view of the compartment frame and the parts directly associated therewith, showing said frame and parts in disassem- 55 bled relation;

Fig. 8 is a perspective view of a part o1 the roll top closure;

Fig. 9 is-a fragmentary sectional view on the 'line 9-9 of Fig. 8;

Fig. 10 is a perspectiveview of a filler and re- 5 inforcing member for the closure member illustrated in Fig. 8;

Fig. 11 is a perspectivev view of a mirror carried by the closure member illustrated in Fig. 8;

Fig. 12 is a perspective view showing several 10 link elements utilized in constructing the exible portion of the roll top closure;

Fig. 13 is a fragmentary plan view of the linner surface of the flexible portion of the roll top closure; 15

Fig. 14 is a transverse sectional View on the line |4|4 of Fig. 13;

Fig. 151s a transverse sectional view on the line |5-l5 of Fig. 13;

Fig. 16 is a fragmentary side view of .a roll top 20 container of the present invention, showing a modification;

Fig. 17 is a view similar to Fig. 16, showing the roll top closure in partly open positionand the mirror partly projected;

Fig. 18 is a detail sectional view on the line |8|8 of Fig. 17;

Figs. 19 and 20 are views similar to'Figs. 16 and 17, respectively, showing another modification of the present invention;

Fig. 21 is a fragmentary longitudinal sectional view of the closure-illustrated in Fig. 19;

Fig. 22 is a view partly in elevation and partl in section along the line 22-22 of Fig. 21;

Fig. 23 is a fragmentary transverse sectional 35 view illustrating a modified container frame construction of the present invention;

Fig. 24 is a side View of a frame member utilized in the construction illustrated in Fig. 23;

Fig. 25 is a perspective view ofa frame mem- 4Q ber utilized in the rame construction illustrated in Fig. 23;

Fig. 26 is a view similar to Fig. 23, showing another modification; and

Fig. 27 is a side view of a framemember utilized 45 in the constructionillustrated in Fig. 26.

Referring in detail to the drawings, which illustrate the embodiments of the invention in a roll top vanity case, there is shown a metal container frame I0 and a metal roll top closure I4 50 movable in grooves or tracks i6 formed at both sides of the frame at the top andbottom thereof.

A powder compartment or tray I8 and a rouge or other cosmetic compartment or tray 20 are 111011111366. in the frame l0 and are normally con- 55 is in closed position. The powder compartment I8 is provided with a pivoted closure 22 which is normally held in closed position by a releasable catch 24 and which is provided with a gasket or packing 26 of suitable compressible material such as felt. A mirror 28 is carried by a rigidelosure plate 30 which constitutes part of the roll top I4. Said plate 3ilfis connected at one end 32 to .one end of the flexible portion 34 of the closure I4 and at its other end is provided with an upstanding portion 36 which engages one' end of the frame I and terminates in a free edge 38 which abuts the free end of therlexible portion 34 of Y the closure I4 when the latter is in closed position. The flexible portion 34 of the closure I4 is constituted by pivoted link. elements which will be de-y scribed later in detail, and the outer surface of the plate 30 is embossed to simul'ate the link elements of the ilexible closure, with the result that the exposed surface of said closure has substantially the same appearance in both its flexible portions and in its rigid portions. y

According to one preferred embodiment of the invention, the container frame I8 comprises the parts illustrated in Fig. 6. As here shcwn, the frame I0 includes .a bottom member 40 having upturned ends 42 provided with reduced end projections 44. Said bottom member is provided with longitudinally-extending reinforcing ribs 46 positioned at the sides thereof. Side members 56 are connected to the bottom member 46 by means of the extensions 44 which extend through slots 52 in the end portions of said sideniernbers and are swaged or upset to permanently hold said side members in position. The end portions 54 of thev side member 68 project equally longitudinally beyond the upturned ends 42 of the bottom member 40, and the edges 56 of said end portions are curved. Longitudinally cap members 58 pro-vidediwith rims 66 are con-v nected to the side members 56 by plates 62. Said plates 62 are secured tothe inner surface of the end caps 58 by solder or other suitable material 63 applied through the apertures 64 in said plates 62, asbest shown at the right of Fig. 6. The plates 62 are fastened\to the side wa-lls El!) by the struck out tongues 66 which lare projected through the slots 66 in said side plates and bent over to hold said plates in position. Said plates 62 are also provided with hollow struck out prongs 10 which are received in spaced openings 12 in the side members 58 in order to accurately position the cap members 58 with respect to the frame walls 50. The side cap members 58 are somewhat larger than the'side members 56 so that when the parts of the frame I0 are assembled, the inner periphery 6| of the rim 68 is spaced from the peripheral edge of the side members 50 to provide the tracks or grooves I6 for the roll top closure I4. The parts of the frame thus" described may be made of any suitable mav terial, preferably of metal, and for the sake of lightness, the bottom member 48 and .the side members 50 are made of aluminum, the end cap member'58 and the plates 62 being preferably made of light brass, the outer surface of said caps 58 being lacquered or enameled orl otherwise coated or ornamented.

The powder tray I8 and the cosmetic `tray 20 are secured to the frame ID by a compartment frame member 12 (Fig. '7'.) The frame 12 comprises narrow top wallsf itl-.which outline recesses 16 and 18, respec ively, within which the trays I8 and 20 are received. Said frame 12 also nludes extending sidev mounted on the container frame I0. The4 frame 12 also includes an inner depending end wall 84 integral with the top wall portion 14 as well'as inner depending side wall portions 86 positioned at the recess portion 16 of said frame. recessed portions 18, there are provided downwardly extending opposed wall portions 88 and 90, respectively, which are integral with the top wall portion 14. When the trays are assembled in the frame 12, the tray I8 is positioned within the recess 16 in frictional engagement with the inner side wall portions of said frame, and is retained in position by inwardly projecting ribs 32 which underlie the lower edges 94 of the wall portions 86. The tray 2|) is received within the recess 18 and is retained in position by the frictional engagement between the side walls of said tray and the wall portions 88 .and 96 of the frame, it being understood that said wall portions may be arranged in downwardly converging relation to engage the side walls of the tray, and possess suf cient resiliency to resiliently engage the side walls of said tray.

The closure 22' is pivoted to the frame 12 on a pin 96 passing through the closure eye 61 andpositioned within-a groove 98 with its ends received within spaced bearings |60. The groove 68. is formed by depressing said Wall portion 14, and the bearing members |88 are formed by pressing the wall portion 14 upwardly at the ends of the groove. A slot |82 is provided in the wall portion 14 for the passage of the catch 24 which engages the edge of said wall at the opening |82 to releasably hold the closure 22 in closed position. A catch releasing member |04 is pivotally mounted on the wall 8|) of the frame 12 (Fig. 5). Said catch releasing member comprises a cam plate |86 having segmental rim portions |66 and III) and a pin ||2. Said'catch releasing member is mounted in position in an aperture ||4 provided in s'aidwall 80,"the plate |66 being located between the inner wall 86 and the outer wall 86 and the pivot pin I I2 extending through the aperture ||4 and into an aperture ||6 provided in the adjacent side frame member l). The opposite side member is also here shown as provided with an aperture ||6, but the aperture in said opposite side wall has no function, and is formed therein merely for the sake of convenience in manufacture, whereby both'side walls 50 may be produced by the same die; The compartment frame 12 is-mounted on the container frame ID in such manner that the side walls 80 Aare positioned adjacent the inner surfaces of the container frame side walls 58, while the. end walls 82 of said frame are positioned adjacent the outer surfaces of the vcontainer frame and walls 42. For releasably holding the compartment frame 12 on the container frame IIJ, detents IIB are provided in each side wall 80 by partially punching portions of said side walls beyond the outer surface thereof, and said detents are received within the hollow prongs when thelatter extend within the apertures 12 in the container frame side walls 50. l

' An important feature ofthe present invention At the resides in the construction of the roll top closure f plate 30, being rigid, and in the case of a vanity or similar case, carrying a mirror 28. The flexible portion 34 of the roll top I4 is constituted by a plurality of vpivotally connected links |20 and |22 and an end link |24. The links |20 are channel-shaped, as best shown in Figs. 12 to 15, and constitute the exposed links of the flexible closure portion 34, while the links |22 are 'flat and constitute connecting links between said links |20. The links 20 are provided with spaced pairs of lateral projections .|26 extending from the free ends |2| of the opposite side walls of said links (Fig. 12), and the links |22 have portions |28 displaced from the plane of said links at the same side thereof, said offset portions |28 being provided with slots 30 for the reception of the prongs |26 on the links |20. The links |20 and |22 are assembled 'in overlapping relation with the prongs I 26 of two adjacent linksv |20 extending through the slots |30 in a connecting single Ilink |22, the prongs being bent over to retain the links in assembled relation. The connecting links |22 are somewhat longer than the links |20 when the two sets of links are assembled. Thus, the links |22 have end portions |34 which extend beyond the end s of ,the links |20, forming side guides which are received within the grooves |6 in the container frame |0, with the ends of the links |20 in sliding contact with the inner edges of the rims 60 fof thev caps 58.' At the free end of the flexible closure portion 34 adjacent the end edgeA 38 of "the upstanding member 36, when the roll top is in closed position, the endmost link |20 is connected to the flat end link |24 by bending the prongs |26`over-said link at the central notch |36 and theend notches |38. It will be noticed that the slots |30 extend for the full length of the offset vportions |28 in the connecting links |22 and that by reason of this construction, the links |22 are positioned close to the free edges |2| of the links |20 to keep down the thickness of the flexible closure portion |4, which is, therefore, relatively thin.

'I'he inner end 32 of the plate 30 is provided with projections |40 which arereceived within the slots |30 in the adjacent connecting link I2?, thus securely connecting said plate to the flexible closure portion 34. The plate 30 has longitudinally extending portions |42 which are offset from the outer surface |44 of said plate and are thereby positioned in the same plane as the link portions |34, thus forming continuations of the guides which are movable in the tracks or grooves i6. Said grooves lkextend completely around the frame at the top, bottom and ends thereof, the top tracks of said grooves being positioned somewhat above the closure and the bottom track of said grooves beingY positioned somewhat below the bottom 40 of theframe l0, whereby the closure |4, while disposed close to said closure and bottom, is freely movable in said grooves. The bottom tracks of the grooves are provided with entrance slots formed by removing a portion of .the rim 6|]y in each side cap 58. Said entrance slots facilitate the insertion into the grooves |6 of the closure side guides formed by the link extensions |34 and the oiset portions |42 of the plate 30. The offset portions |42 are inturned over the upper surface |46 of the plate 30, forming longitudinally extending flanges |50 by which the mirror 28 is held. Downwardly bent prongs |5| formed at the ends of said flanges secure the mirror longitudinally of said flanges. An end flller and reinforcing member |52 (Fig. l0) is mounted within the curved end portion 36 of the assembled. The member |52 is secured in position with the lower flange |56 thereof disposed under the ends of the flanges |50 and with the upper flange |56 bearing against the downturned edge 3l of the curved closure portion 38. The sides of the curved portion 38 are provided with prongs |60 which are bent over the extension |58 to more securely hold the end member |52 in position.

In accordance with the present invention, provision is made for lautomatically releasing the closure catch 24 when the roll top |4 is moved to open position, and this is preferably accomplished under the control of said roll top. For this purpose, one of the end flanges |50 is provided with an upwardly reflexed extension |62 which is adapted to engage the rim ||0 of the catch release |04 for the purpose of rotating said catch release and bringing the rim portion ||0 thereof into engagement with the lower edge of the catch 24 to force the latter out Uof engagement with the wall portion 14 at the opening |02 in the compartment frame member. It will be observed that the bottom 40 of the container frame |0 is provided with a notch |64 through which the by the actuating extension |62. Thus, when the present invention is embodied in a vanity case as herein illustrated and the roll top is moved to open position, the mirror 28 is projected externally of-the container and the powder box closure is automatically released. The outward movement of the plate 30 is limited by the engagement of detents |62 on the flanges |50 with abutments |66 formed on the bottom 40 of the container frame |0 by partially punching portions of said bottom beyond the outer surface thereof adjacent the side members 50 and one end wall 4 2. It will be understood that the release of the catch 24 permits the closure 22 to move upwardly away from the frame portion 14 at the opening |02 and due to the resilient engagement of the marginal edge portion of said closure with the upper edge I9 of the powder tray I8, said closure moves a substantial distance out of engagement with said edge of the powder tray and can be readily raised to fully open position. The resilient engagement of said closure with the edge I9 of the powder tray also serves to compress the felt gasket 26, forming a tight joint when the closure is in closed position to prevent the escape of powder from the tray |8.

The closure 22 is provided with a peripheral depending rib 2l spaced inwardly of the closure edge 29 which is downturned and thus cooperates with the rib 21 to form a groove within which the gasket `26 is retained. The rib 2'! outlines a recess 23 which provides room for a powder pufl. In lieu of the felt gasket 36, packing may be provided by a layer of `cotton flock adhesiveiy 'secured in position. This is preferably accomplished in accordance with my inventron by depositing a thin layer of glue or other suitable adhesive over the peripheral surface of the closure between the rib 21 and the edge 29 and then, while the glue is still wet, depositing a layer of finely divided cotton or other suitable flock thereon by spraying' or blowing the same over the glue until a layer of the desired thickness is obtained.

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of the drawings. Further, as illustrated in Figs. 19 to 22, a lipstick |14 'and an eyebrow pencil |16 may be disposed within the space between the upstanding end member 36a and the end member |5212 which, in this case, has a curved wall |541) `to conform to the curvature of the lipstick and eyebrow containers. Said wall |54b is provided `with slots |18 to accommodate the linger pieces |80 and |82 on the lipstick and eyebrow containers, respectively. In this construction, the free ends of the lipstick holders constitute finger pieces which are received within the notches |68 in the cap members 58a.

Inthe construction villustrated in Figs. 23 to 25, the end cap members 5817 are provided with inserts |84 which nt into the recess |8|i provided in the outer wall of said cap members 458h. The inserts |84 have spaced pairs of projections |88 which extend through slots |90 in the cap members 58b-and through similar slots in the side walls 50h of the container framewhich is otherwise of the same construction as the container frame la, with the further exception that the slots 68 in the side members 50 are omitted, the connecting plates 62 being also omitted as the prongs |88 on the inserts |84 serve to secure the cap members 58h to the side Wa11s`50b` and, for this purpose, are bent to. overlie the inner wall surface of said side members 50h after the prongs |88 are projected through the openings |90 and the openings in said lside members 50h. Also, in this case, the cap members '58h are provided with the hollow prongs .|92 for positioning said cap members with respect to the side members 50h of the container frame.

In the construction illustrated in Figs. .'26 and 27, the side wall members 50 of the container frame are omitted and instead, the capemembers 58e are securedrdirectly to the lend walls 42 by the extensions 44 which are received within slots |94 in said cap members 58e and swaged or upset to retain said cap 4members in position. Inserts |98, similar to out the prongs |88 of the latter, are snapped into the recess |98 formed in said cap members 58e. Said cap members 58e are provided with spaced Openings 208 which receive the detents ||8 on the compartment frame 12. The provision of the inserts |84 and |96, in the modications illustrated in Figs. 23 to 27, permits various ornamental variations, alsoI in the construction shown in Figs. 26 and 27, the inserts |96 may be made of Celluloid or similar material or of. other non- V metallic material.

While I have shown and, described the preferred embodiments of my invention, it will be understood that the invention is capable of other embodiments and that in the constructions herein shown and described, certain changes and omissions may be madewithout departing from the underlying idea of the invention.' Therefore` I do not wish to be limited to the precise constructions herein disclosed, except as may be 18, the cap members 58a of the the inserts |84, but withgrooves connected to said flexible portion extending along said bottom and arranged to travel with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions.

2. A container having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, Said side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion also guided for movement i'n said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along said bottom and arranged to travel with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, said rigid portion being of such length that it is at least partially within said grooves when said flexible portion of' the closure is in substantiallyfully open position whereby said flexible portion may be moved to closed position. by exerting pressure on the free end of said rigid portionin a directif/i ts- Ward the curved ends "of said side walls.

3. A container having a bottom, a top\, and opposed spaced said side walls having grooves extending along said top and said ends vand bottom, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion also guided for movement in said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along said bottom and arranged to travel with said flexibleportion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, said rigid portion constructed. and arranged to. carry a mirror and to project the same out of the container when the closure is moved to open position.

4. A. container having opposed spaced side walls curved said side walls having grooves the top of the container and said end and bota bottom, a top, and at their ends,

torn thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion also guided for movement in said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along said bottom and arranged to travel with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, said rigid portion being of such length that it is at least partially Within said grooves when said flexible portion of the closure is in substantially fully open position whereby said flexible portion may be moved to closed position by exerting pressure on the free end of said rigid portion in a direction toward the curved ends of said side walls, said rigid portion constructed and arranged to carry a mirror and to project the same out of the container when the closure is moved to open posiside wallsv curved at their ends;

extending along with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, said rigid portion having anv upstanding end portion adapted to overlie one end of the container when the flexible portion is in fully closed position.

6. A container having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bot-- tom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion ,also guided for movement in said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along said bottom and arranged to travel with vsaid flexible" portion While the latter moves to open and closed positions, said rigid portion being of such length thatit -is at least partially within said grooves when said exible portion of the closure is in substantially fully open position whereby said .flexible portion maybe moved to closed position by exerting pressure on the free end of said rigid portion in a direction toward the curved ends of said side walls, said rigid portion having an upstanding end portion adapted to overlie one end of the container when the flexible portion 'is in fully closed position.

7. A container having a bottom, a top, and

Ivopposed spaced side walls curved at their ends,

said side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves, said flexible portion comprising a plurality of individual links having interengaging portions, and a rigid portion on said closure slidable in the groove at the bottom of said receptacle and connected to an end link for moving said flexible portion to open and closed positions. v

8. A container `having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said side Walls -having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereoffand a closure having a flexiblev portion guided for movement in said grooves, said flexible portion comprising a pluralityof links having their ends Within said grooves, alternate links having recesses and lateral projections, respectively,` the projections tting into' recesses in adjacent links whereby said links are directly connected together for movement as a unit across A said top of the container and the curved ends of said side walls.'

9.` A container having a bottom, a top, and op-- posed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and 'said end and bottom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves, said flexible portion comprising a plurality of links having their ends within vsaid grooves, some of said links having spaced apertures therethrough and some of said links having projections aligned with said apertures, the projections on one link being received within the apertures of an adjacent link whereby all of said links are connected together for movement as a unit across said top of the receptacle and the curved ends of said side walls.

10. A container having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side Walls curved at their ends, said sidewalls having grooves extending'along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves, said ilexconnected links having their ends received Within said grooves and movable as a unit in both directions across the top of the container and the curved ends of said side walls.

l1. A container having a bottom, `a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at 'their ends, said side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, and a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves, said ilexible portion comprising a plurality of links disposed in side by side relation, alternate links having a plurality of apertures and projections, respectively, the projections on two spaced links being received within the apertures in an intermediate link, whereby all of said links are flexibly connected together and movable as a unit across -the open top of the containerv and the curved ends of the side Walls thereof,

12. A container having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said side walls having grooves extending along vthe top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, and a closur-e having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves, said ilexible portion comprising a plurality 'of individual links having interengaging portions, and

neted to an end link'for moving said exible v portion to open and closed positions, said rigid portion having an upstanding free end adapted to engage an end of said container when th closure is in fully closed position.

13. A container having a bottom, a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said side Walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof,vand a closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion also guided for movement in said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along the bottom of the container and arranged to travel with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, a pivoted said rigid portion for automatically releasing said f pivoted closure when said `ilexibleportion is moved to open position.

14. A container having a bottom/a top, and opposed spaced side walls curved at their ends, said' side walls having grooves extending along the top of the container and said end and bottom thereof, anda closure having a flexible portion guided for movement in said grooves and a rigid portion also guided for movement in said grooves connected to said flexible portion extending along the bottom of the container and arranged to travel with said flexible portion while the latter moves to open and closed positions, a releasable closure disposed below said flexible portion, and means under the control of 'said rigid portion for automatically releasing said last mentioned closure when said flexible portion is moved to open position.

l5. A roll top container comprising a container frame having side walls provided with peripheral grooves and a bottom in fixed relation to said side walls between the latter, a compartment frame mounted in said container frame over said bottom and between said side walls, and a closure including a flexible portion guided for moveifi - ment in from the free edges thereof ure comprising a pluralityof links connected toy gether, some of said links being channel shaped and having spaced pairs of projections extending and others 'of 'said links having slottedl offset portions in alignment with said projections and receiving the latter c 'therethrough whereby the free edges of said channel shapedlinks are disposed close to the adjacent surfaces of said slotted links, said projections being bent over to secure said slotted and channel shaped links together.

17. A roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having a flexible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, said rigid portion having an upsta'nding end adapted to be received between the recessed ends of said side walls, and finger piece members carried by said upstanding end adapted to be received in said recesses. i

18. A roll top container comprising a framehaving side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having a exible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, a powder tray disposed between said side walls, saidrigid portion having an upstanding end adapted to bey received between said side ,walls of the frame, said rigid closure portion at said upstanding end constructed and arranged to carry a lipstick holder having a part adapted to bereceived with a recess in saidside wall when! said upstanding end is positioned between the side walls of said frame.

19. A roll top container comprising a frame having side Walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having aflexible portion and a rigid portion slidable in lsaid` grooves, a powder tray disposed between said side /wallsLsaid rigid portion having an upstanding end adapted to 'be received between said side walls of the frame,

said rigid portion constructed and arranged to carry a mirror and to project the same out of the container when'the closure -is moved to open position said rigid closure portion at saidupstanding end constructed and arranged to carry a lipstick holder having a part adapted to be received with a recess insaid sidewall when said upstanding end is positioned between the side walls of said frame. f

20,'A roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having aexible portion and a 'rigid portion slidable in said grooves, a powder tray disposed between. said side walls,.said rigid portion having an upstanding end adapted to be received between said side walls of the frame and constructed and arranged to carry a mirror and to project the same out of the container when the closure is moved to open position.

21. A roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a .closure having a flexible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, a powder tray disposed between said side walls, and a hinged powder-proof closure for said powder tray, said `iiexible portion of the closure being movable over said hinged closure.

22. A'roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having a flexible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, a powder tray disposed between said sidewalls, and a hinged powder-proof closure for said powder tray, said iiexible portion of the closure being movable over. said hingedclosure, said rigid portion of the closure having an-upstanding end adapted to be received between the side walls of the frame, saidrigid closure portion being constructed and arranged to carry a cosmeticfstick holder at said upstanding end.

23. A roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided'with grooves and end recesses, a closure having a exible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, a powder tray disposed between said side walls, said ilexiblevportion comprising a plurality of articulated links rconnected as a unit to one end of said rigid portion, said rigid portion having an upstanding end adapted to be received between said side walls of the frame, said rigid closure portion being constructed and arranged to carry a cosmetio-stick holder at said upstanding end.

24. A roll top container comprising a frame having side walls provided with grooves and end recesses, a closure having a exible portion and a rigid portion slidable in said grooves, said exible portion comprising a plurality of articulated links connected at one. end as a unit to one end of said rigid portion, a powder tray disposed between said side walls and Va hinged powderproof closure for'said powder tray, said iiexible portion of the closure beingmovable over said hinged closure.

JACQUES KREISIIER.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification132/303, 206/816, 220/259.5, 160/229.1, 220/259.1, 206/37, 206/581, 206/235, 220/350
International ClassificationA45C13/16
Cooperative ClassificationY10S206/816, A45C13/16
European ClassificationA45C13/16