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Publication numberUS2603500 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 15, 1952
Filing dateSep 3, 1949
Priority dateSep 3, 1949
Publication numberUS 2603500 A, US 2603500A, US-A-2603500, US2603500 A, US2603500A
InventorsMessier Albert J
Original AssigneeCarl Miller
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Picnic wagon
US 2603500 A
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y 1952 A. J. MESSIER 2,603,500

PICNIC WAGON Filed Sept. 3, 1949 INVENTOR. ZJBZEY ffljf/YZB Patented July 15, 1952 UNITED STATES I PATENT OFFICE Albert J. Messier, New York, N. Y., assignor to Carl Miller, NewYork, N. Y.

Application September 3, 1949, Serial No. 114,031

' 1 Claim.

Thi invention relates to a picnic wagon.

It is an object of the present invention to provide a combined picnictable and wagon wherein the wagon can be pulled to the desired location and without the disengagement of the parts, such as the wheels or handle, legs can be lowered to support the casing in an elevated position and wherein cover boards can be opened to provide shelves and to render access to compartment doors which can be elevated for the. removal of bottle and picnic items contained therewith.

Other objects of the present invention are to provide a combined picnic table and wagon which is of simple construction, inexpensive to manufacture, easy to transport, easy to set up for use, compact, has a minimum number of parts and eiiicient in operation} I For other objects and for a better understanding of the invention, reference may be had to the following detailed description taken in connection with the accompanying drawing, in

which i I Fig. 1 is a perspective view of the'combined' table and wagon embodying the features of the present invention, and set up to dispense the picnic items.

Fig. 2 is a perspective view of the combined table and wagon with the parts folded together sulated vessel, a piece of ice may be disposed and the body resting upon wheels to be conveyed or transported to a location.

Fig. 3 is a longitudinal sectional View taken generally on line 33 of Fig. 2.

Referring now to the figures, l0 represents a main casing having side. and end walls and an inner partition wall I l providing a compartment [2. This compartment is'closed at the top by a door I3 having a pull handle l4 and hinged, as indicated at 15 so as to be lifted to provide access to the compartment. The casing has a bottom l6 through whichcastors I! are connected.

On the opposite side of the partition wall I l is anothercompartment in which are disposed an I insulated vessel l8 having a door [9 and a pull handle 2| for lifting the door and hinged as indicated at 22.

Top lids or extension leaves 23 and 24 are hinged to the sides of the casing, as indicated at 25, and have knobs 26 and 21 by which they can be lifted outwardly to provide top shelves for the purposeof supporting the various items and to provide parts of the table top.

Upon the opposite end of the casing are spaced legs 3| which are hinged as indicated at 32 and which can be lowered to hold the casing in an elevated position as shown in Fig. 1. Clips 33 are used to retain the legs in the elevated positions. The legs are folded upwardly when the casing is to be transpor-ted.- The leaves 23 and cool. In the compartment l2 the dry along with goods or items which are to be kept and uniced items can be kept.

While various changes may be made in the detail construction, it shall be understood that such changes shall be within the spirit and scope of the present invention as defined by the appended claim.

Having thus set forth and disclosed the nature of my invention, what is claimed-is:

A combined picnic table and wagon comprising a main casing, said casing having a bottom, casters mounted upon the bottom of the casing, said casing having a partition wall providing for compartments, hinged covers closing the top ofthe compartments, table extension leaves hinged to the side of the casing and adapted to extend over the covers of the compartment when folded inwardly, and table legs hinged to the bottom of the casing and at least partly folding upward:

ly over the'ends of the casing and terminating substantially at the upper edge of the casing, while the casing is' being supported upon the castors, the length of the legs being substantially identicalwith the height of the casing and of greater length than the height of the said castors, so that when folded downwardly serving to support the casing with the castor wheels ele- I vated from the ground, and clip means for holding the legs in elevated positions upon the ends of the casing.

' ALBERT J. MESSIER.

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

UNITED'STATES PATENTS 2,508,627 Spiegel et al. May 1950

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Classifications
U.S. Classification280/30, 312/243, 190/12.00R, 206/546, 280/43.24, 108/77, 296/22
International ClassificationA47B31/00
Cooperative ClassificationA47B31/00
European ClassificationA47B31/00