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Publication numberUS2364125 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 5, 1944
Filing dateOct 27, 1943
Priority dateOct 27, 1943
Publication numberUS 2364125 A, US 2364125A, US-A-2364125, US2364125 A, US2364125A
InventorsBruening Lee P
Original AssigneeBruening Lee P
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 2364125 A
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De. 5, 1944. L BRUENING 2,364,125

CONTAINER Filed Oct. 2'7, 1943 2 Sheets-Sheet l ll/A I n zwlfor Z [5 P Beam/w;

Dec. 5, 1944. BRUENING 2,364,125

CONTAINER Filed Oct. 27, 1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 Y Im'mlor B, @Mm

Patented Dec. 5,

UNITED 1 STATE CONTAINER Application poses,and has for its primary object to provide, in a manner as hereinafter set forth, a

device of this character comprising a novel construction, combination and arrangement whereby the contents may be expeditiously removed 3 without waste.

Another very important. object of the inventionis to provide a container of the aforementioned character which, when the contents have The present invention relates to new. and useful improvements in containersfor various pur- W been removed therefrom, may be conveniently used in several different ways as a kitchen utensil.

Other objects of the invention are toprovide a container of the character described which will.

be comparatively simple in construction, strong,

durable, compact, attractiveflin appearance, and

which may be manufactured at low cost.

All of the foregoinggand still further objects and advantages of the invention will become abmay be considered three chambers or compart- .ments .;is provided. The device; after having served its original purpose, and being emptied, maybe utilized as a refrigerator container. Or, the members I may be used as mixing bowls.

parent from a study of. the following specifica- 5 tion, taken in connection with theaccompanying drawings wherein like-characters of reference designate corresponding parts throughout the several views, and wherein: j Figure 1 is an elevational view ofa container constructed in accordance with the present invention. r Figure 2 is a plan view of the container.

. Figure 3 is an elevational view, showing the,

members comprising the container separated.

Figure 4 is a fragmentary view in vertical section through an intermediateportion of the con- Referring nowto the drawings in detail, it


will be seen that the embodiment of the invention which has been illustrated comprises a' pair of duplicate bowls l of suitable size and material. The bowls l comprise, on their tops, enlarged,

Lee P. Brnening, Butte, Mont.

October 2'l, 1943, Serial No. 507,846 1 Claim. (or 220-4) An externally threaded ring 8, also of suitable material, detachably connects the bowls I. The

ring 8 is threadedly engagediin the rims {for connecting the bowls I. As illustrated toadvan tage in Figure 4 of the drawingsnthe ring 8 is also engageable with the closures 4 for securing said closures against the seats 3.

It will thus be seen that a container has been provided which may be expeditiously opened to facilitate the removal of a portion or all of the contents Withoutwastei If desired, the contents of thebowls .I may difier. Also, the space or chamber 9 between the closures 4 of theassemi bled container may; if desired, be utilized for various purposes. The construction and arrangement is such that a container comprising what et cetera. If desired, a suitable label may be appliedto the rims 2 for sealing the container and preventing separation of the bowls I. c

It is believed that the many advantages of a container constructed in accordance with the present invention will be readily understood, and

although a preferred embodiment of the device is as illustrated and described, it is to be under-. stood that changes in the details of construc tion may be resorted to which will fall within the scope of the invention as claimed. i

saidbowls including enlarged, abutting, inter- .nally threaded rims and furtherincludinginternal seats adjacent said rims, spaced removable closures for the bowlsincluding peripheral. flanges i 40 internally threaded rims 2 providing seats 3 in said bowls. i

Closures 4 are provided for the bowls I. The closures 4 include peripheral flanges 5 whichare engageable on the seats 3. The closures '4 further include substantially concavo-convexcentral portions 6 in which handles 1 are provided.

What is claimed is: l A container of the character described comprising a pair of opposed, complementa1bowls,

engaged on the seats,'and an externally threaded coupling ring threadedly engaged in the rims for detachably securingthe bowls together, said ring also being-interposed between said closures and engaged with the flanges for securing the closures in position in the bowls.


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U.S. Classification220/4.25, 220/23.83, 220/554
International ClassificationB65D21/032, B65D71/50, B65D8/14, B65D8/04, B65D25/04
Cooperative ClassificationB65D7/00, B65D71/502
European ClassificationB65D71/50B, B65D7/00