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Publication numberUS2107826 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 8, 1938
Filing dateAug 14, 1936
Priority dateAug 14, 1936
Publication numberUS 2107826 A, US 2107826A, US-A-2107826, US2107826 A, US2107826A
InventorsJoseph Keller
Original AssigneeJoseph Keller
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Cigarette package
US 2107826 A
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, n Feb'. 8, 1938 J. KELLE CIGARETTE PACKAGE Filed Agg. 14, 19:56k

Patented Feb. 8, -1938 UNITED STATES PATENT oFFlcE' CIGARETTE PACKAGE Joseph Keller. Bronx, N. Y. Application Alltlllt 14 1938, Serial No. 90,08! l Claim. (Cl. 222-7) This invention relates to cigarette packages top panel il is provided with a cigarette exand has for oneoi its objects the production of tracting opening or aperture 2|, rectangular in a simple and emcient package for containing shape oi' smaller size than the top panel il. and cigarettes and the like, whereby the cigarettes located near one side of the package. in this or other contents of the package may be kept way providing overhanglng portions 22 adjacent 6 thoroughly covered and in a fresh condition, and the edges of the opening or aperture 2i, to preat the same time permit the package to be opened vent those cigarettes iltting against the side for the purpose of extracting a cigarette when panels of the body from falling out of the packdesired. age.

Another object oi this invention is the produc- A closure tongue 22 is carried near the upper 10 tion of a. simple and emcient cigarette package edge of the back panel ii in a position toeverhaving the cigarette-extracting opening so covhang the opening 2| and may be either formed ered as to prevent dust and tobacco from falling as an integral extension of the back panel ii, into the pocket in which the packages may be or as a separate portion iixed to the panel ii, placed after being initially opened. as shown in Figure 5. This tongue is of a length 16 Other objects and advantages of this invention to overhang the end of the package and is prowill appear throughout the following specification vided with an end flap 24 which is adapted to llt ood claim. in overhanging relation with respect to the upper In the drawing:- edge oi' the iront panel Il, as shown in Figure 2,

Figure 1 is a perspective view of the cigarette and under the outer wrapper 2l, as shown in package having the closure tongue in an open Figure 6. The body A is covered with the conpition. ventional tin foil wrapper 26 over which the Figure 2 is a perspective view oi' the package outer conventional wrapper 25 nts. 'I'he usual or carton in a closed position, the outer wrapper revenue stamp 2l is xed over the upper end of not being shown the package in a position to overhang the tongue i Figure 3 is a vertical sectional view of the 23 when the package is in its sealed condition. cigarette package; It will be noted that the overhanging portion Figure 4 is a vertical sectional view taken on 22 will constitute a means for retaining the cigaline H oi' Figure 3 and at right angles to rettes and prevent the same from accidentally Figure 3: dropping out of the package, but at the same 30 Figure 5 is a sectional perspective view oi the time allowing the cigarettes to be easily picked body of the container or package, with the botout of the package by the fingers of the smoker. tom Ind top 12011210118 Partly Open; Furthermore. when the tongue 23 is folded to a Figure 6 is a vertical sectional view through closed position, the package will be closed and the upper end of the cigarette package when in sealed thereby preventing tobacco dust and chips 35 a closed and sealed condition and also illustratof tobacco from failing into the pocket in which ing the cigarette extracting opening. the package may be placed.

By referring t0 the drWiDg. it Will be Seen 'I'he body A is formed from a blank sheet of that A designates the body oi' the cigarette Dackmaterial, preferably cardtpoard and the like, and ille which comprises flOnt P61161 "L iel' i'olded to provide a fron back and end panels. 4o panel ii, and two side panels i2 and i2. A as weil os the bottom ond top poneis, bottom il is integrally secured to the front panel Certain dem changes may be employed in the il and is provided with Bn inwardly folded Side present invention without departing from the nl? 5 and end naps n which e ntted e3-led spirit oi' the invention, so long as such changes 0l' fastened t0 the inner faces Of the but and fall within the scope of the appnded claim. 45 Bide Dil-nels respectively. A nap i5 formed Having describedtheinventlon,whatisclaimed along the side edge of the side panel i! and as new M ovm'llm the adjoining 81de edge 0f the back In a me. g hollow m panel ii, as shown in Figure 5 to hold the packfrom md mr vous, ond wom, md o bottom age in its rectangular formation. and a. top, the top being integral with the front 50 A t0!) panel I. i8 integrally Secured t0 the wal] and beim falded .19m the upper me thereupper edge of the iront panel il and is provided oi to a head-forming position and provided with with a side inwardly turned ilap il and end aps marginal flaps extending into the body and se- Il which may be sealed or otherwise secured to cured against the back and end walls to the inner face of the back and side panels. The support the top, said top having an end portion 56 formed with 'ufffv cigarette-extracting opening j spaced from all; marginal edges of the top to provide portions surrounding the opening and adapted isoprevent accidental displacement of cigarettesand retain loose tobacco within the body; a'olosure ilap for said opening carried by litho rear` wall and folded downwardly upon the

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U.S. Classification229/125.8, 229/131.1, 206/268, 206/273, 229/125.14
International ClassificationB65D85/10, B65D85/08
Cooperative ClassificationB65D85/1027
European ClassificationB65D85/10F2