Stand for displaying goods
US 366316 A
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N. B. HAYNBS.
STAND FOR DISPLAYING GOODS. 616.666.316. Patented July 12, 1667.
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UNITED STATES PATENT "EEroEs NELSON B. I-IAYNES, OF. OHIOAGQVILLINOIS.
STAND FOR DISPLAYING GOODS.`
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 366,316, dated July 12, 1887.
Application iiled March 19, i887. Serial No. $231,622. (No model.)
fo all whom, it may concern:
Be it known that I, NELSON B. HAYNEs, a citizen of the United States, and a resident ot' Chicago, county of Cook, and State of Illinois, have invented new and useful Improvements in Stands for Displaying Goods, of which the following is a specification, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, illustrating the invention, in which- Figure I is a perspective representation of my improved stand in position, as when -in use; Fig.,II, a broken section taken through the central standard, showing the connection of the horizontal arms thereon.
This invention relates to a stand of novel construction, which is to be used for displaying goods,but more particularly hats, caps, and bonnets; and it is designed to be a graceful ornament to a salesroom, and for this reason'it should be, in all of its parts, as light as possible, and yet possess sufficient strength to support the light goods placed thereon for exhibition.
A represents the main standard, which is supported by a suitable base, B, and which passes vthrough the hub L of the horizontal radial arms D D D D, and terminates in a small central standard, M. The hub L may be a separate piece titted onto tlie'standard A and the horizontal flexible arms D tcnoned into it; or the hub may be formed of the same piece of material as thc two opposite arms are formed, and the other two opposite arms tenoned into it, to serve the same purpose. That the dexible standards C may serve a better purpose, they are tenoned obliquely into the outer portions of the arms D at N, .so that bonnets or hats K, placed on the tops of the standards will tend further to incline them outward. In contradist-inction to this construction, if the ileXible standards are tenoned vertically into the arms, the weight of the hats would incline the standards in various directions and give an inelegant appearance. As a matter of style, the standard M is made shorter than the other standards, and on the top end of each of them issecured a semi-globe, J, to support goods; and to prevent the goods from being blown off spurs I may be inserted in the supports J, as shown. By means of the iexible arms D the articles 011 the standards may have a vertical reciprocating movement, and by means of the flexible standards O the goods may have an oscillating radial movement, by the action of the air in the room or by the handling of the stand, whereby millinery goods and other light articles are exhibited to a better advantage than by means ofthe heavier and substantially stift' stands.
The art shows standards with bases supporting stift' arms, and short stiii' standards, and short stiff standards on the ends of the arms for showing promiscuous goods, among which are many articles requiring inflexible support. My stand is designed for no such purpose; but it is simply for displaying the light articles mentioned.
A stand for displaying goods, consisting ot' the main standard A, supporting-base B, the exible arms D D D D, united with the hub L onY the standard A, and the flexible standards O O O O, connected in outwardly-inclined positions with the arms D and the central standard, M, substantially as and for the purpose specified.
NELSON B. HAYNES. Witnesses:
G. L. CHAPIN,