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(MedeL) A. K. HOFPMEIER.
Combined Table, Desk, and Toilet Stand. No. 236,588. Patented .Ian.1l,l881.
N.PEIERS, PHOTO-LITHOGRAPHER, WASHINGYON u C out the top of the table is increased to double NrrEn TATES AMOS K. HOFFMEIER, OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA.
COMBINED TABLE, DESK, AND TOILET-STAND.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 236,588, dated January 11, 1881.
Application filed June 8, 1880.
To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, AMos K. HOFFMEIER, of the city of Lancaster, county of Lancaster, and State of Pennsylvania, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Combined Table, Desk, and Toilet-Stand. of which the following is a specification, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, and to the letters of reference marked thereon.
Figure 1 represents the double-top sewingtable, common drawer, and leaf supporter. Fig. 2 shows the two leaves of the top open, that increases the size of the top and exhibits two inside lids, one covering the box of sewing materials and the other the box of toilet and writing materials, to be used as a writingdesk. Fig. 3 shows the toilet-lid open and raised, with the inside of box partitioned off as receptacles for toilet and writing materials, with extended top leaves. Fig. 4 shows the work-box lid open, exhibiting the box for holding the sewing materials.
The nature of my invention consists in the double-top table having two top leaves, A A, hinged to open from the center, and under the leaves A two inside leaves, E E, hinged to open to the center, and forming covers to the desk and toilet-stand G and work-box H.
A A are the two top leaves. opening from the center on hinges B B, and when spread its size, making it exceedingly useful as a ladys work-stand.
(J is the drawer, located below the top, and is drawn out at any time to deposit sewing materials.
D is the slide that is drawn out to support the table-leaf A when opened. This slide D (ModeL) works in a square-shaped box that extends across the table and incloses the slide D, so that it not only guides the movement of the slide D, but prevents it from coming in contact with any of the materials in the inside of the table.
E E are the inner lids that cover the workboxes G and H. one lid intended to contain a looking-glass, and the other a frame for se curing scissors and thread in their proper places. The apartment G contains receptacles for writing and toilet materials, and its lid E, to write upon as a desk, and intended to have a looking-glass on the inside of the lid E. The opposite apartment is a work-box, H, containing receptacles partitioned off for sewing materials, and a frame on the inside of its lid E, in which the scissors and various sewing instruments can be inserted and secured.
The top leaves, A A, are hinged to the edge of the table, opening from the center, increasin g the size of the table, and supported by boxslides D. The two inside leaves, E E, underneath A A, open upward to the center, supporting each other in a vertical triangle and unfolding the under part of the table-top.
What I claim as my invention, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
The double-top table having two top leaves, .A, hinged to open from the center, and under the leaves A two inside leaves, E E, hinged to open to the center, and forming covers to the desk and toilet-stand G and work-box H, all substantially as described.
A. K. HOFFMEIER.
J. FRANKLIN REIGART, WM. M. HOFFMEIER.