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Publication numberUS269283 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 19, 1882
Filing dateOct 20, 1882
Publication numberUS 269283 A, US 269283A, US-A-269283, US269283 A, US269283A
InventorsEdwaed J. Hall
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Toy chandelier
US 269283 A
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(No Model.



No. 269,283. Patented Dec. 19, 1882.




SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 269,283, dated December 19, 1882.

I Application filed October 20, 1882. (No model.)

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known thatI, EDWARD J. HALL, a citizen ot' the United States, residing at Philadelphia, in the county ofPhiladelphia and State of Pennsylvania, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Toy Chandeliers; and I do declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference being bad to the accompanying drawin gs, and to the letters and figures of reference markedthereon, which form a partofthis specification.

My in ven tion relates to toy chandeliers to be used in lighting up Christmas-trees and for other similar purposes. The novelty consists in the manner of constructing the chandelier, as will be hereinafter shown, and more particularly pointed out in the claims.

ing them in the manner shown until the desired length is secured. The parts are then separated, and after being twisted separately are bent so as to form the arms B B.

On the end of each arm is soldered the cup 0, which is used to catch the melted grease as it flows from the burning candle. In the center of the cup 0 isfastened a cylindrical socket, d, into which the candleis placed. The upper end of the stem A is bent so as to form the loop e, by which the chandelier may be suspended. To give a finish to the loop 0 the small tin disk f is placed around the bottom thereof. a a are single narrow strips of tin, twisted in the same manner as the stem A, and fastened at the top of the chandelier, underneath the disk f, extending from thence to the arms B B, as shown in the drawings, Fig. 1. They help to support the arms and give a finish to the chandelier. The number of lights on the chandelier. is regulated by the-number of strips used to form the body. or stem.

A chandelier constructed in the manner herein described makes a cheap, beautiful toy, and when the candles are burning the bright surface of the twisted tin reflects the light at different angles, giving the appearance of glass.

Having thus'described my invention, What I claim as new, and desire to secure by United States Letters Patent, is-

1. A toy chandelier formed with a main stem and divergent supporting-arms, composed of strips of tin or other metal twisted and united substantially in the manner set forth.

2. A toy chandelier in which the narrow strips of metal used to form the body thereof are continued separately and bent so as to form the arms, substantially as shown and described.

3. The body A, havingarmsB B, in combination with socket d, substantially as and for the purpose described. I

In testimony whereofI affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.




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