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Publication numberUS2269915 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 13, 1942
Filing dateSep 20, 1940
Priority dateSep 20, 1940
Publication numberUS 2269915 A, US 2269915A, US-A-2269915, US2269915 A, US2269915A
InventorsPorter Hester L
Original AssigneePorter Hester L
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 2269915 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

Q3, 1942. P T 2,259,915

FOLDER Filed Sept. 20, 1940 2 Sheets-Sheet l Jan. 13, 1942. H. L. PORTER 2,269,915

FOLDER Filed Sept. 20, 1940 2 ShGGtS-SIIGGt 2 A tiorney In ventor Patented Jan. 13, 1942 I FOLDER HestepLPorter, Missouia, Mont. Application September-ac, 1940, Serial 1510. 357,639

lClaim. mitts-4 The invention appertains to new and useful improvements in special article receptacles and more particularly to a folder in which individual suitcase packed items may be placed.

The principal object of the present invention is to provide a suitcase packing folder in which various items can be rigidly placed, but readily accessible without in any way distorting other packed items, packed in like folders. I I

Another important object of the invention is to provide a packing f-older constructed of transone upon the other after first disposing the end.

flaps 9 and in over the item. The tie elements I3 and [5 can be tied 'around the package in the manner shown in Figure 1 or in some other suitable manner. p

A modification of the folder is shown in Figure 5, wherein the transparent stiffening back or plate II is eliminated.

parent material to the end that while suitcase packed items are retained in folders, they are readily visible when searching through a bag or suitcase of packed articles.

Other important objects and advantages of the invention will become apparent to the reader of m the following specification.

In the drawings:

Figure 1 represents a perspective view of the folder in wrapped position.

Figure 2 is a perspective view of the folder in layed out position.

Figure 3 is a section on the line 33 of Figure 2.

Figure 4 is a section on the line 44 of Figure 2.

' item to be covered and subsequently the flaps l9 Figure 5 is a perspective view of a modified form of folder.

Referring to the drawings, wherein like numerals designate like parts, it can be seen that the folder shown in Figures 1 to 4 inclusive consists of a wrapper generally referred to by numeral 5 and which consists of a central or back section 6 having side flaps 1 and 8, and end flaps 9 and ID. This wrapper is of transparent material and has a transparent stlifening plate I l disposed on the back portion 6 as substantially shown iniFigure 2.

Adjacent ends of the plate H and back portion 6 are formed with longitudinally extending slits I2 and disposed through each pair of registering slits is an elongated ribbon or tie member I3.

I The ends of the plate H and back portion 6 are also formed with transversely extending slits l4 and an elongated tie element 15 extends upwardly through these slits H at one end and across the top of the plate I I to pass downwardly through the other slit at the other end of the folder.

Obviously, the item to be wrapped is placed upon the back II and the flaps I and 8 folded The folder shown in Figure 5 is generally referred to by numeral l6 and consists of a back portion H, the side flaps l8 and I9 and the end flaps 20' and'2l. of transparent material, and the fiap l9 carries a tab 22 on which is located a teat 23 cooperative with the socket member 24 which is preferably disposed slidably on an elongated strap 25 extending from the other side flap Ill.

The end flaps 20 and 2| can be folded over an can be disposed over the item and the end walls 20 and 2| and lastly, the flap l8 can be disposed over the underlying folded flaps and the socket member 24 engaged with the teat 23. v

.While the foregoing specification sets forth the invention in specific terms, it is to be understood that numerous changes 'in the shape, size and materials may be resorted to without departing from the spirit and scope of the invention as claimed hereinafter.

Having described the invention, what isclaimed as new is:

A wrapper for an article comprising a flexible sheet of material cut to form a rectangular body, a pair of end flaps and a pair of side flaps, a stiffening member of substantially the same size as the body and placed on said body, said stiffen-. ing member and the body having pairs of slits therein which extend longitudinally of the body and stiffening member with one slit of a pair where they pass from one slit of a pair to the other slit of the pair and another tie element passing between the loops and the stiffening member and through the transverse slits.


This folder [6 is constructed,

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US4562952 *Sep 28, 1984Jan 7, 1986Carole ChinmanWrapper for clothing
US4705171 *Nov 20, 1986Nov 10, 1987Temple University-Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher EducationWrapper for delivering sterile disposables
US4874092 *Jul 14, 1988Oct 17, 1989Ferrero & WepferX-R case
US5219071 *Sep 3, 1991Jun 15, 1993Sterling Inc.Jewelry package
US5540324 *Sep 11, 1995Jul 30, 1996Sterling Inc.Package for the transportation of small articles
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U.S. Classification229/87.15, 229/125.38, 24/18, 229/87.1
International ClassificationB65D65/02, B65D65/08
Cooperative ClassificationB65D65/08
European ClassificationB65D65/08