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Publication numberUS2520818 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 29, 1950
Filing dateDec 4, 1947
Priority dateDec 4, 1947
Publication numberUS 2520818 A, US 2520818A, US-A-2520818, US2520818 A, US2520818A
InventorsTerry Charles W
Original AssigneeTerry Charles W
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Receptacle support
US 2520818 A
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Eli-' V c. w. TERRY v RECEPTACLE SUPPORT Filed bee. 4, 1947 Char/es 14 Tar/"g INVENTOR.

Saw w g q I i ATTOR EYS.

Patented Aug. 29, 1950 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 1 Claim.

The invention relates to receptacle supports, and particularly to supports for supporting tumblers and bottles on the upper end of a stake, which stake may be forced into the ground adjacent chairs or the like, in gardens and on lawns, so that drinks of various kinds will be supported within easy reach of the occupant of the chair.

A further object is to provide the upper end of the stake with a glass or bottle holding member formed from a plurality of wire convolutions in spaced relation so that condensate on the outer surface of the bottle or glass will not be accumulated Within the device.

A further object is to form the lower end of the receptacle holding member from coils in the same plane, to form a bottom for the holder in which condensate will not collect.

A further object is to provide flexibility to the parts of the holder and stake so there will be a limited amount of flexing of the parts when the glass is placed in the device, which will have an agitating effect upon the contents of the glass.

With the above and other objects in View the invention resides in the combination and arrangement of parts as here nafter set forth, shown in the drawings, described and cla med, it being understood t at changes in the precise embodiment of the invention may be made within the scope of what is c aimed without departing from the spirit of the invention.

In the drawing:

Figure 1 is a perspective view of the receptacle sup ort.

Figure 2 is a side elevation of the support, showing a glass therein.

Figure 3 is a view similar to Figure 2, but showin a bottle in the support.

Figure 4 is a top plan view of the support.

Referring to the drawing, the numeral 1 designates the stake, adapted to be forced into the ground 2, ad acent a chair or seat. The upper end of the stake terminates in a plurality of horizontally disposed convolutions 3, to form the botfrom iced drinks will flow downwardly and reach the ground.

When the receptacle 4 is placed in the holder convolutions 6 the bottom of the receptacle engages the convolutions and is jogged over each convolution in a manner whereby there is an agitation of the contents of the glass, and as the device, as a Whole, is formed from semi-rigid wire it is obvious there is a slight movement or flexing of the stake I, which will additionally agitate the iced drink within the glass. This flexibility also prevents injury to persons walking around the lawn, which would not be the case were a rigid stake used.

Referring to Figure 4, it will be seen that the holder tapers in diameter towards its lower end, hence it will be seen that as the glass is placed in the holder its bottom edge will jog from convolution to convolution, thereby agitating the contents of the glass.

From the above it will be seen that a glass holder is provided, particularly adapted to use on lawns; formed from a single piece of wire twisted to form and includes an agitating feature.

The-invention having been set forth what is claimed as new and useful is:

A glass holder adapted to be used on lawns, said glass holder being formed from a single piece of wire and comprising a stake p rtion and a glass receiving portion, said stake portion being on the axis of the glass receiving portion, the upper end of the stake terminating in a plurality of spiral convolutions in a horizontal plane and increasing in diam ter from the center of the stake outwardly thereby forming a bottom for the glass receptacle, the outer con olution of the b ttom terminating in an upwardly spiral body increasing in diameter from the bottom upwardly.


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

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U.S. Classification248/153, 248/156, D08/356, 47/41.14, D11/164, D07/620, D08/1, D08/349
International ClassificationA45F3/00, A45F3/44
Cooperative ClassificationA45F3/44
European ClassificationA45F3/44