|Publication number||US454160 A|
|Publication date||Jun 16, 1891|
|Filing date||Dec 15, 1890|
|Publication number||US 454160 A, US 454160A, US-A-454160, US454160 A, US454160A|
|Inventors||Frederick C. Avery|
|Original Assignee||F One|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
P. c, AVERY.
No. 454,160. Patented June '16, 1891.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
FREDERICK C. AVERY, OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, ASSIGNOR OF ONE-HALF TO CHARLES L. JENNESS, OF SAME PLACE.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No.454,160, dated June 16, 1891. Application filed December 15, 1890. Serial No. 374,664. (No model.)
To all whom it may concern: C, engaging with a corresponding notch in Be it known that I, FREDERICK C. AVERY, the edge of theframe D, said catch being a citizen of the United States, residing at Chikept in engagement by the pressure of the cago, in the county of Cook, in the State of spring J against the frame D. When it is 5 Illinois, have invented certain new and usedesired to release the cap B, an inward pressful Improvements in Pocket-Cases, of which ure upon the stud (Z will disengage the catch the following is a specification. Z), the pressure of the spring J throwing the The object of my invention is to furnish a cap B open, and also throwing the frame D pocket case or receptacle which shall combine outward when the pressure upon the stud (Z IO a number of uses, as hereinafter set forth. has been taken off. The compartments formed Myinvention consists of the parts and comby the partitions I I and G may be used for binations hereinafter described and claimed. carrying any small articles desired, such as In the accompanying drawings, Figure 1 is matches, cards, postage-stamps, railway-ticka side elevation of the case closed. Fig. 2 is ets, and the like.
15 a vertical section. Fig. 3 shows the case I claim opened, and Fig. a is a vertical cross-section 1. The combination, in a pocket-case, ot' a on a plane at right angles to Fig. 2. mirror-holding frame pivoted thereto and The shell of the case consists of two parts adapted to close within the case and to be a body A and a cap B, hinged thereto at one turned outward through a slot in the edge of 20 side by means of a pivotal joint C. Hinged said case, and of partitions secured within to the case at one edge and contained within the shell of said case, forming a recess in 7c the shell when closed is a frame D. Said which said mirror-frameis received, and formframe D contains a mirror E, at the back of in'g compartments on each side for the recepwhich mirror is formed a pocket or recess F tion of small articles, substantially as de- 2 5 within the frame D by means of a plate G, of scribed.
metal or other sufficiently rigid material, -2. The combination, inapocket-case, of an which extends across the frame D for a porouter shell slotted at one edge, a mirror-holdtion of its length, as seen in dotted lines in ing fra'me pivoted thereto and forming, when Fig. 3 and in section in Fig. at. The silvershut within the shell, the closure of said slot,
0 ing of the mirror is protected from chafing a cap B, hinged to said shell A and having by a plate H, extending over the back therea catch Z) engaging with the frame D, and a of. Division-platesIIare securedwithin the spring J, secured to said shell A, one end shell A of the case, so as to form pockets on thereof impinging on the cap B and the other each side of the mirror-frame, and the shell on the frame D, substantially as described.
3 5 A is cut away at one edge between said plates 3. The combination, in a pocket-case, of a I I to permit the frame D to swing outward, shell A, slotted at one edge, a frame D, pivas shown in Fig. 3, when released. lVhen oted thereto and forming, when shut within closed, one side of the frame D fills the openthe shell, the closure of said slot, a mirror E, ing in the shell A, as seen in Fig. 2. Oppofitted within said frame D, and a plate G, also 40 site to the opening in the edge of the shell A fitted within said mirror-frame, and partitions a spring J is riveted to the shell, its upper I I, secured to said shellA, so as to form com- 0 end being curved outwardly, so as to abut partments in each sideof the mirror-frame. against the cap B of the ease. The lower end and to form a recess between said partitions of the spring abuts against the frame D, so of said mirror-frame when closed, substan- 4 5 as to give the latter an impetus outward when tially as described.
released and cause it to assume the position FREDERICK C. AVERY. shown in Fig. 3. IVitnesses:
The cap B is retained, when closed, by the IRWIN VEEDER, catch 1), formed thereon opposite to the pivot T0131) MASON.