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Publication numberUS2115021 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 26, 1938
Filing dateDec 14, 1936
Priority dateDec 14, 1936
Publication numberUS 2115021 A, US 2115021A, US-A-2115021, US2115021 A, US2115021A
InventorsBernard Joffee S
Original AssigneeBernard Joffee S
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 2115021 A
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'April 26, 1938. s B. JOFFEE 2,115,021

CARTON Filed Dec. 14, 1936 /2 ,g I 1 54 x a INVENTOR, ,J Ear/15rd fif/e.



Patented Apr. 26, 1938 g v p iv UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE auaou 1 Applicftion necenflrfr idizzzzefi lfif lflflfl 1 Claim. (01. sac-15) This invention relates to cartons of the nature 8 that will form the lower half of a telescoping employed in holding commodities in attractive box 'of well known type. A header l formed of conditions to be sold to the retail trade and the material the same as that from which the tray-, primary object of the invention is the provision like receptacle is created occupies a small portion 5 of such a carton wherein is employed a number of the receptacle and preferably extends across 5 of compartments each marked to represent the one side thereof so as to present a panel l2 upon days of the month and having associated therethe face of which may b imprin the S' fl as with anriin the carton a header upon-which may at ll, the month as at l6 and the days of the be printed or otherwise marked, the name of the week as at l8. This header I0 is U-shaped in 10 particular year, month and day. cross-section and the down-turned legs 20 of 10 Another important aim of the instant invention their lower edges resting upon bottom 6 and the is the provision of a novel and unique carton of face of panel l2 in a plane substantially the same the aforementioned character which may assume 5 t e P ane 0! the pper e es o S des 8. The the nature of a box within which is packed such reason for constructing header l0 as mentioned is 5 widely sold articles as candy, nuts, fruits and the to permit the manufacturer to print a yearssuplike, and to fulfill the concepts of the invention, p y, 101 x pl f h ers nd insert them into the said articles should be isolated in compartthe tray-like receptacles as the trade demands.

, ments appropriately marked so that the user will If the retailer has a number of "December" boxes have some guide as to the number of articles he of candy at the close of said month, then header is to consume each day of the calendar month, I may be bodily removed, destroyed, and a said box being so constructed as to at once reheader for the subsequent month positioned in its veal to the user the number of commodity units stead.

he has consumed and also the date and whether The major portion of the tray-like receptacle is or not the commodity unit for any particular day subdivided into a plurality of compartments has been consumed. through the employment of partitions 22 and 24. 25

It is well known in the candy or confectionery Partitions 22 are formed to extend across the retrade that over-indulgence oftentimes is an eleceptacle in planes parallel to one leg 20 of header ment which precludes purchasers from buying l0 and in blank. appearas Figure 3 indicates. larger quantities of candy and it has been felt Each partition 22 has a series of notches 2B 5 that if some means could be employed whereby formed inwardly from one edge thereof and. at

the consumer could govern the amount of candy spaced apart points so as to provide a number of consumed per day or per week, that the sales of stretches 28.v In some instances partition 22 will such confections would rise. 4 I have a tab 30 extending outwardly from the 'To fulfill the aforesaid apparent desire on the aforesaid edge thereof in each'stretch 28. In the 5 part of the candy dealers therefore, a carton simexample illustrated partition 22 is the one which ulating a calendar and especially the calendar for is directly against header l0 and therefore, the any particular'month has been designed to em date tabs 30 are not needed for each receptacle. body the invention. Investigation has also re-- Other months obviously will require that there'be 1 Y j vealed thatfcommodities other than candy might a tab 30 extending outwardly from each stretch 40 be soldto advantage through the employment of 28. Separately forming partitions 22 so that par- 40 such cartons andtherefore the preferredembodititions'u will interlock therewith permits the?- ment of the invention which'is illustrated in the printing of these dated partitions'so that assem accompanying drawing is merely one exemplibly becomes easy and no time is lost in preparflcation of the broader points of the invention. ing boxes for any particular month of the year.

5 In the drawing, Only the partition 22 adjacent to header l0 and Figure 1 is a perspective viewof 'a carton made partition 22 parallel toand next adjacent'the upto embody the present invention. standing side opposite to' header ill need be Fig. 2 is across sectional view through the same changed. Each partition 24 is provided with a taken on line II--II of Fig. 1. 2 series of inwardly extending notches 32 which Fig. 3 is a partition blank showing the same in when interlocked with the notches 26 of parti- 5o condition before insertion into the carton, and tions 22 will create a grill work of partitions Fig. 4 is a blank of another partition. 1 j which presents the plurality of compartments in In constructing the especially formed carton a conventional manner. After partitions have the same should be provided with a tray-like rebeen moved to place and the commodity, such as ceptacle having a bottom 6 and upstanding sides pieces of candy 34, positioned in the numbered 55 compartments, tabs 30 are hinged down along the line 36 so as to overlie the compartment and candy 34 therein.- After the carton has been so constructed and filled the standard type of cover ,may be telescoped to place and the package is dising a large number of commodities and the invention might be included in commodity carriers having different physical characteristics than that illustrated herewith. I

j What I claim as new and desire to be secured by LettersPatent is:

the year.

ing a bottom and upstanding sides; a header along one side. of the receptacle, occupying a minor portion thereof ;,a number of intersecting partitions disposed in the remaining portion of Af'carton of the character and for the purpose specified comprising a tray-like receptacle hav the receptacle to sub-divide-the same into a plurality of commodity-receiving compartments; and

I indicia-receiving tabs integral with certain of the partitions each overhanging acompartment re' 'spectively, said header and upper edges oI-the partitions being in substantially thev same plane as theupper edges of the upstanding sidespof the tray-like receptacle, said tabs being extended laterally to one side of the partitions and having elements thereon forming dates of a calendar month,there being a tab and an associated compartment for each day of any certain month of s BERNARD JOFFEEL 2o

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U.S. Classification229/120.36, 312/234.4, 206/459.5, 206/561
International ClassificationB65D5/49, B65D5/48
Cooperative ClassificationB65D5/48038
European ClassificationB65D5/48B1E