Medicine case or satchel
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D. L. DE MYERS.
MEDICINE CASE 0R SATUHEL.
Patented Sept. 6, 1887.
UniTnn STATES PATENT @rrrcn.
DAVID LEE DE MYERS, OF PIERCE STATION, TENNESSEE.
MEDICINE CASE OR SATCHEL.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 369,438, dated September 6, 1887.
Application Filed April 2 1887.
To aZZ whom it may concern.-
Be it known that 1, DAVID LEE DE MYERS, of Pierce Station, in the county of Obion and State of Tennessee, have invented a new and Improved Medicine Case or Satchel, of which the following is a full, clear, and exact description.
The object of my invention is to provide a convenient hag, case, or satchel for physicians nsein carrying medicine, surgical instruments, syringe, thermometer, &c.; and my invention consists, principally, of a bag or satchel having a central support to which holding de vices or clasps are attached for holding loottles, Sac.
lhe invention also consists of the special construction of the satchel, all as hereinafter described and claimed.
Reference is to be had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part of this specification, in which similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts in all the figures.
Figure 1 is a perspective View of my new medicine bag or satchel as it appears when closed. Fig. 2 is an end elevation of the satchel open, and Fig. 3 is a plan view of the same.
A represents the bottom of the satchel, which may be of any appropriate size. To the side edges of the bottom A are hinged the side pieces, 13 B, which are in box form and are adapted to be closed together and locked like the sides of an ordinary grip-sack or traveling-bag. Each of the side pieces 13 is provided with a handle, B, for convenience in carrying the medicine-bag. From the center Serial NmQIKGAGO. (No model.)
of the bottom A rises a center piece or board, 0, which constitutes a bottle-support. Upon each side of this center piece are secured metal spring-clasps a 0. to receive the bottles D, as shown clearly in Figs. 2 and 3. At one end of the center piece, G, is attached the large spring-clasp b for the large bottle E, and to the upper edge of the center piece are secured the clasps d, designed more particularly for holding a thermometer. the inside of one of the side pieces Bis attached a pocket or flap, F, for holding surgical instruments, and in the opposite side piece are secured the loops ff, in which a hypodermic syringe may be carried, so that the satchel is constructed to contain all that a physician is likely to need in ordinary practice.
It will be'observed that when the satchel is open the side pieces, B, fall to either side of the center piece, G, forming a small table,with' the medicine bottles in the center, which is very convenient in dealing out the medicines.
Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
The medicine-case herein shown and described, formed of the bottom A and hinged side pieces, B, in combination with the center piece, 0, rigidly secured to the bottom A and having secured to it the clasps a, substantially as and for the purposes set forth.
DAVID min on MYERS.
I. B. Norman, R. TEMPLETON.
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