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Publication numberUS2142301 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 3, 1939
Filing dateApr 29, 1938
Priority dateApr 29, 1938
Publication numberUS 2142301 A, US 2142301A, US-A-2142301, US2142301 A, US2142301A
InventorsBuchalter Moses
Original AssigneeBuchalter Moses
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Wrap cover for cans and containers
US 2142301 A
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Jan. 3, '1939.

:M. BUCHA LTER 2,142,301 7 WRAP COVER FOR CANS \ND CONTAINERS I Fild April 29,- 1938 INVENTOR JVcJsesfiuq/za/Zer ATTORNEY Patented Jan. 3, 1939 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 3 Claims.

This invention relatesto new and useful improvements in a wrap cover for cans and containers.

The invention has for an object the construction of a wrap cover which is adapted to be placed around the outside of cans and containers, particularly cleansing powder containers and similar containers for ornamental purposes. It is proposed that the wrap covers be of a design 'to harmonize with the color scheme of a kitchen and so enhance the appearance of the kitchen.

Another object of the invention resides in characterizing the wrap cover by hooks mounted on the top and bottom edges of a flexible strip of decorative material adapted to be wrapped around a can or container, and cooperative loop elements mounted on the other end of the strip for engagement with the hooks for holding the wrap cover on the can or the like.

Still further the invention proposes an arrangement by which the wrap cover may be engaged upon cans or containers of slightly different diameters.

For further comprehension of the invention, and of the objects and advantages thereof, reference will be had to the following description and accompanying drawing, and to the appended claims in which the various novel features of the invention are more particularly set forth.

In the accompanying drawing forming a material part of this disclosure:-

Fig. 1 is a perspective view of a can with a wrap cover mounted thereon according to this invention.

Fig. 2 is a rear elevational view of Fig. 1.

Fig. 3 is a perspective view of the wrap cover in an open position.

Fig. 4 is a perspective view of a wrap cover in an open position but constructed according to a modification of the invention.

Fig. 5 is a sectional view taken on the line 55 of Fig. 4.

Fig. 6 is a fragmentary perspective view of a portion of the device shown in Fig. 4.

Fig. 7 is a sectional view taken on the line 1-1 of Fig. 4.

The wrap cover for cans and containers, according to this invention, comprises a flexible strip of decorative material 10 adapted to be wrapped around a can or'container ll. Hooks l2 are mounted upon the top and bottom edges 10a and lllb of the said strip and are set in from one of the ends thereof, namely the end [00. .These hooks l2 are cooperative with loop elements l4 mounted upon the other end of the strip II] for holding the wrap cover on the can or the like container.

The flexible strip l0 preferably should comprise a sheet of table cloth or other similar material. This sheet is decorated with surface ornamentation I5 comprising applique pieces of material simulating fiowers or other objects held in place by an eyelet l6. Binding material I1 is secured along the edges of the strip ID.

The hooks 12 are secured in place by small metallic staples I8 which engage through the edge portions of the strip l0 and through an opening l9 formed in each of the hooks. The loop elements [4 preferably should be of. elastic material. Each of these loop elements is formed by a strip of material bent at its center and having its ends secured to the material of the strip ID by metallic clips 20 or other fastening elements.

The operation of the device is as follows:-

The flexible strip of material 10 is wrapped around the sides of a can, such as the can I I, and then the loop elements M are engaged on the hooks l2 as shown in Fig. 2 to hold the wrap cover in position. The elastic loop elements M will compensate for cans of slightly different diameters.

In Figs. 4-7 inclusive another embodiment of the invention has been disclosed in which an arrangement is provided for applying the wrap cover to cans varying greatly in diameter, of course, within certain limits. This wrap cover consists essentially in a flexible strip of decorative material 23 adapted to be wrapped around a can or container and suitably ornamented with applique or other suitable decorative elements. A tubular cloth element 25 is attached along the top and bottom edges of the strip 23. Loop elements 26 have their inner ends extended into the ends of the tubular elements 25. The inner ends of each loop element 26 is attached to a flat spool 21. A cord 28 is wound on each spool. One end 28a of this cord is permanently secured on the spool and from this end there are several turns on the spool and then the web of the cord extends through a slot 210. in the spool which connects with an opening 211).. The web 28b of the cord extends through the passage of the element 25 to a point near the other end of the flexible strip 23.

Support members 29 are mounted within the tubular elements 25 and are formed with openings 30 through which the outer ends of the cords 28 pass and are secured in fixed position. These support members 29 are adapted to extend out from one of a plurality of openings 3| formed along each of the tubular elements 25. The

outer ends of the support members 29 are formed with slots 32 adapted to receive and hold hooks 33.

The operation of this form of the invention is as follows:-

The flexible strip 23 is wrapped around the sides of a can or container so that the ends overlap and the loop elements 26 are engaged on the hooks 33 to maintain the position of the flexible strip.

Should it be required to change the location of the hooks 23 to better suit the attachment of the flexible strip on a can it would be necessary that first the hooks 33 be removed from the support elements 29, then the loops 26 be drawn out slightly so that the spools 21 are exposed. The Wires 28 are then let off or turned on the spools, depending on whether it is desired to increase or decrease the operative size of the wrap cover. Then the support members 29 are reengaged through selected openings 2!. Similarly, the hooks 33 are re-engaged in position and now the device is ready to be used as previously described.

While I. have illustrated and described the preferred embodiments of my invention, it is to be understood that I do not limit myself to the precise constructions herein disclosed and the right is reserved to all changes and modifications coming within the scope of the invention as defined in the appended claims.

Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by United States Letters Patent is:

l. A wrap cover, comprising a flexible strip of decorative material adapted to be wrapped around an object, a plurality of tubular elements mounted on said strip and being also engageable around said object when said strip is engaged therearound, each tubular element, comprising a loop element having one of its ends extended into an opening formed in one end of said tubular element, a flat spool formed on the inner end of said loop element, a cord extended through said tubular element and having its one end connected to said spool and a portion thereof wound upon said spool, a'support element. mounted within said tubular element and connected to the other end of said cord and being extendable through one of a plurality of openings formed in the other end of said: tubular element, and a hook releasably mounted upon the extended portion of said support element and engageable with said loop element for holding said strip in position upon said object, whereby said strip may by engaged upon objects of different sizes by unwinding a portion. of the cord from said spool to permit said support element to be engaged through a difierent opening of said plurality of openings to increase the diameter of said strip.

2. A wrap cover, comprising a flexbile strip of decorative material adapted to be wrapped around an object, a plurality of tubular elements mounted on said strip and being also engageable around said object when said strip is engaged therearound, each tubular element, comprising a loop element having one of its ends extended into an opening formed in one end of said tubular element, a flat spool formed on the inner end of said loop element, a cord extended through said tubular element and having its one end connected to said spool and a portion thereof wound upon said spool, a support element mounted within said tubular element and connected to the other end of said cord and being extendable through one of a plurality of openings formed in the other end of said tubular element, and a hook releasably mounted upon the extended portion of said support element and engageable with said loop element for holding said strip in position upon said object, whereby said strip may be engaged upon objects of different sizes by unwinding a portion of the cord from said spool to permit said support element to be engaged through a different opening of said plurality of openings to increase the diameter of said strip, said spool being formed with a slot through which the cord is passed for preventing the turns of said cord from accidentally unwinding from said spool.

3. A wrap cover, comprising a flexible strip of decorative material adapted to be wrapped around an object, a plurality of tubular elements mounted on said strip and being also engageable around said object when said strip is engaged therearound, each tubular element, comprising a loop element having one of its ends extended into an opening formed in one end of said tubular element, a flat spool formed on the inner end of said loop element, a cord extended through said tubular element and having its one end connected to said spool and a portion thereof wound upon said spool, a support element mounted within said tubular element and connected to the other end of said cord and being extendable through one of a plurality of openings formed in the other end of said tubular element, and a hook releasably mounted upon the extended portion of said support element and engageable with said loop element for holding said strip in position upon said object, whereby said strip may be engaged upon objects of different sizes by unwinding a portion of the cord from said spool to permit said support element to be engaged through a different opening of said plurality of openings to increase the diameter of said strip, said spool being formed with a slot through which the cord is passed for preventing the turns of said cord from accidentally unwinding from said spool, said support element being formed with a slot to receive and releasably hold said hook in position thereon.

MOSES BUCHALTER.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification428/542.6, 428/79, 229/87.18, 220/694, 24/16.00R, 220/903, 229/87.1
International ClassificationB65D8/14, B65D65/10
Cooperative ClassificationY10S220/903, B65D65/10
European ClassificationB65D65/10