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Publication numberUS2467471 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 19, 1949
Filing dateJan 13, 1947
Priority dateJan 13, 1947
Publication numberUS 2467471 A, US 2467471A, US-A-2467471, US2467471 A, US2467471A
InventorsLouis Goldstein
Original AssigneeLouis Goldstein
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Portable radio cover
US 2467471 A
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pri 19, '1949. L. GOLDSTEIN 2,467,471

' PORTABLE RADIO COVER 4 I Filed Jan. 13, 1947 2 Sheets-Sheet l Louis Goldstein 111 rel/tar priE 19, 1949. 1 GOLDSTEIN PORTABLE RADIO COVER 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 Filed Jan. 13, 1947 Inventor Louis @ca/stein Patented Apr. 19, 1949 UNITED STATES NT OFFICE This invention relates to new and useful improvements in covers especially adapted to be used with portable equipment, specically portable radios.

An object of this invention is to provide means for receiving a portable radio handle or carrying means therethrough.

Another object of this invention is to provide an access Window means for exposing the radio control instrumentality.

A still further object of this invention is to provide means for selectively covering and opening said access means.

Another object of this invention is to provide means for securing various utility items within said portable radio cover.

Another object of this invention is to provide slide fastener means substantially dividing said cover in order that the radio may be conveniently and easily inserted within said cover.

Another object of this invention is to provide an inexpensive, durable, Water repellent cover for protecting the portable radio and its associated mechanism.

Another object of this invention is to provide a device of the character described which is extremely satisfactory in fullling its objective functions and which lends itself Well to commercial manufacture.

Other objects and features of novelty shall be specifically pointed out or will become readily apparent to those skilled in the art, in following the description -of the preferred embodiment of the instant invention illustrated in the accompanying drawings, wherein:

Figure 1 is a perspective view of a portable radio covered by the preferred embodiment of the instant invention;

Figure 2 is a perspective view similar to Figure l showing the rear or back portion of the invention;

Figure 3 is a fragmentary perspective view of the invention 4disclosed in Figures l and 2, showing particularly the flap or access means in the closed position;

Figure 4 is a fragmentary back view shown partly in elevation and p-artly in section and indicating the construction of the utility pocket;

Figure 5 is an end view of the invention disclosed in Figures 1 and 2, the illustration being partly in section and partly in elevation for clarity;

Figure 6 is a fragmentary enlarged sectional end View showing particularly the construction of the utility compartment forming part of the instant invention, and;

Figure 7 is a fragmentary sectional plan view of the said utility pockets showing the same in their open position.

Referring now in detail for a complete understanding of the present inventive concept, to the above described views of the present invention, like reference characters are used throughout to indicate similar parts.

A conventional portable radio IIJ is provided with the usual handle I2 and tuning instrumenn talities I4. A cover I6, composed of some suitable water repellent material such as canvas, leatherette, oilskin and the like is provided with a slide v'fastener I8 which divides the said cover I6 substantially in two pieces. It is here noted that the actual shape of the cover I6 will be dictated by the shape of the particular radio to be protected. Accordingly, in the present preferred embodiment the said slide fastener I8 extends approximately 3A of the distance around the said radio I0 thereby rendering a convenient means of sliding the said radio Within the said cover I 6.

A suitable aperture 20 is provided in the top portion of said cover I6 and is adapted to receive therethrough the radio carrying means I2. EX- tending across the back portion of the said cover I6 is a slide fastener 22 adapted to selectively open and close a plurality of utility pockets 24 in said cover. The construction of the said pockets can be of any Well known type however, the preferred construction is disclosed best in Fig ure '7. A simple strip of material 25 is secured by stitching or other suitable equivalent 28 at the ends thereof and at several selected positions along the length thereof. Obviously, this eX- pedient divides the said strip of material 26 into several utility pockets adapted to receive various and sundry articles including cosmetics, sun tan lotion, tobacco and the like.

Positioned over the control bearing plate is an aperture 3! having a flap 32 formed integral with or secured to the said cover I6 at one end thereof. A plurality of snap fasteners 34 are secured on said flap adjacent one end thereof and a pair of slide fasteners 36 are secured partially on said flap and partially adjacent the edges of the said aperture 30. A plurality of snap fasteners 38 are secured to the said cover I6 adjacent the bottom edge of the said aperture 30. As is seen from an inspection of Figure 3, a single snap fastener 39 is secured to the top portion of the said cover I6 and is adapted to be selectively securable in one of the said fasteners 34. It is apparent from an inspection of Figures 1 and 3, that the said flap 32 is adapted to be selectively positionable over said aperture 3D and above this aperture in convenient tight relation to the cover I6.

This portable radio cover not only protects the radio nish but also provides convenient means for carrying various sundry articles. Further, the cover is ideal to use with a portable radio when said radio is Being employed on a beach or other sandy place. Untold damage is done by sand particles working into the operating mechanism o'f a radio. The advantages of providing a Waterproof or substantially waterproof cover for a portable radioare quite obvious to those skilled in the art.

Due to the extreme mechanical simplicity which characterizes this invention a further description thereof is deemed unnecessary. It is understood however that variations as to size and shape may be made herein without departing from the spirit of the inventive concept. Accordingly, limitation is sought only in accordance With'the scope of the plemental fastener elements to retain said closure over the aperture, a selectively operable fastener element attached to said top to cooperate with one of said complemental fastener elements for retaining said closure in the inoperative position.

2. The combination of claim 1 and a plurality of pockets formed on said back, and a single slide fastener for closing said plurality of pockets.


REFERENCES CITED The following references are of record in the le of this patent:

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U.S. Classification150/165, 190/26, 312/7.1
International ClassificationH04B1/08
Cooperative ClassificationH04B1/086
European ClassificationH04B1/08P