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Publication numberUS322210 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 14, 1885
Filing dateFeb 27, 1885
Publication numberUS 322210 A, US 322210A, US-A-322210, US322210 A, US322210A
InventorsDe Witt C. Taylob
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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US 322210 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)

(No Model.) v 2 DB WITT U. TAYLOR.

ALPHABET BLOCK. 2 No. 322,210. Patented July 14,1885.

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WITNESS ES INVENTUR UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

DE wrrr o. TAYLOR, on NEW YORK, N. Y.

ALPHABET-BLOCK.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 322.210. dated u1 14, 1885.

Application filed February 27, 1885. (No model.)

connected to a supporting-rack, and that a card may be secured to the blockback of the face-plate.

To this effect the invention consists in the features of improvement hereinafter more fully pointed out.

In the accompanying drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective view of an alphabet-block embodying my invention. Fig. 2 is a similar view of a modification.

With particular reference to Fig. 1, the let-' ter a represents the face-plate of an alphabetblock, which is open or cut away to present the outline of an open letter. At the lower edge the platea is provided with abackwardlyextending bottom-piece, c, which is bent upward, as shown, to constitute a seat for a card.

At the top a flange, d, is formed, which is first i bent backward and is then inclined down- 3 ward. The card is slipped between the horizontal portions of the top and bottom pieces,

while the inclined portion of flange (1 serves to suspend the blockover the supporting-rail.

The construction shown in Fig. 2 is thesame g as that shown in Fig. 1, with the exception that the top and bottom pieces, c d, are bent first in a horizontal direction then toward' each other, and then again in a horizontal di- The chamber thus formed directly 4 rection. back of plate a serves to receive the cardboard, while the two outer wings of the flanges c d are slipped below and above theedges of p the supporting-rail to hold the block in place.

I claim as my invention-.

'. 4 i As a new article of manufacture, an alphabet-block having open-face plate a and backwardly-extending flange 0, adapted to receive a piece of card-board, and means for holding a the block to a rack, substantially as specified. 5 'DE -WITT C. TAYLOR,

Witnesses:

F. v. BRIESEN, ROBT. ROY.

Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationG09B17/00