|Publication number||US3874435 A|
|Publication date||Apr 1, 1975|
|Filing date||Aug 31, 1973|
|Priority date||Aug 31, 1973|
|Publication number||US 3874435 A, US 3874435A, US-A-3874435, US3874435 A, US3874435A|
|Inventors||Lelia M Allen|
|Original Assignee||Raymond Lee Organization Inc|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Patent Citations (9), Referenced by (20), Classifications (10)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
C United States Patent 1191 1111 3, Allen A r. l 1975 FEMALE BUSINESS CASE 2.020.906 11/1935 Rolfs 1550/34 2.096.768 10/1937 Styll 1 1.6 [751 Invent Lel'a Allen Plusburgh- 2.432,001 12/1947 Fisler 150/33 ux  Assignee: The Raymond Lee Organization, g P 'ig 31E 15 en 1G a 3.020.945 2/1962 Brunner 150/3 e es 3,347,299 10/1967 Alexander 150/34 22 Filed; Aug, 1973 Dl42.706 10/1945 Deutz 150/33 ux [211 393400 Primary Examiner-Donald F. Norton  11.5. CI ISO/1.6, 150/30, 255063334: [57 ABSTRACT  In CI Ac 4 A female business case comprising: a flexible hollow  Fieid 28 R 33 vertical purse-like member open at the top with a top 1 6/ 6 flap for removably closing the top opening. The member has vertical sides with vertical folds permitting the  Reierences cued member to be compressed or expanded between front and rear vertical surfaces. Means in the member re- UNITED STATES PATENTS movably holds at least one switch out folder. 1.719.040 7/1929 BlllOl /34 1.725.093 8/1929 1 Claim, 1 Drawlng Flgure WTENTEU APR 1 7 FEMALE BUSINESS CASE SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION My invention is directed toward a feminine business case designed for use by the female executive, business woman or student who finds the attache case cumbersome and unattractive when carrying an additional purse.
The case employs a flexible hollow vertical purselike member open at the top with a top flap for removably closing the top opening. The member has vertical sides with vertical folds permitting the member to be compressed or expanded between front and rear vertical surfaces. Means in the member removably holds at least one switch out folder.
The case can be made in various basic colors so as to match the owner's attire. Switch outs can be suitably colored.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWING The accompanying drawing is a perspective view of a preferred embodiment of my invention.
DETAILED DESCRITPION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENT Referring now to the accompanying FIGURE a hollow vertical flexible purse-like member III has a top opening. opposite vertical sides I2 having vertical folds I4 which permit the member to be compressed or we panded between front and rear vertical surfaces and a llap I6 which is a continuation of the rear surface and which can close the top opening with latch I8 (which can be designed or decorated and can be operated by a key lock) engaging flap opening 20.
Pouches for tablets 22 and for pens 24 can be se cured to the inside ofthe flap. Vertical partitions 26 di- (ill vide the member interior into separate regions which can store various items as well as storing removable switch out folders 28 which themselves can be zippered narrow cases.
An adjustable carrying strap can be secured to the purse member being widest at the base as shown at 30 and decreasing in width as the strap extends upward.
The invention can then be used as previously described.
While I have described my: invention with particular reference to the drawings, such is not to be considered as limiting its actual scope.
Having thus described this invention, what is asserted as new and claimed is:
I. A female business case comprising:
a flexible hollow vertical purse like member open at the top with a top flap for removably closing the top opening said member having vertical outer sides with vertical folds permitting the member to be compressed or expanded between front and rear vertical surfaces;
means secured to the inside surface of said top flap for removably storing tablets and pens;
vertical partitions disposed in the interior of said member to divide the interior of said member into a plurality of vertical compartments;
at least one switch out folder removably disposed in a corresponding compartment. said folder being a flexible. hollow, narrow container adapted to hold papers and the like and having a zippered opening; and
an adjustable carrying strap secured to the outside of the member, said strap being wide at the base of the chamber and decreasing in width as the strap extends toward the top of the purse member.
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|U.S. Classification||383/29, 383/38, 383/86, 190/902, 383/40, 150/114|
|Cooperative Classification||Y10S190/902, A45C3/02|