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Publication numberUS462933 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 10, 1891
Filing dateJul 6, 1891
Publication numberUS 462933 A, US 462933A, US-A-462933, US462933 A, US462933A
InventorsAnd Nathan Y. Landis
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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No. 462,933. Patented Nov. 10, 1891.

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SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 462,933, dated November 10, 1891.

Application filed July 6, 1891.

To all whom it may concern:

Be itknown that we, JOHN H. SANDERSON, FREDERICK T. Macros, and NATHAN Y. LAN- DIS, citizens of the United States, all residing in the oity and county of Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Tables, which improvement is fully set forth in the following specification and accompanying drawings.

Our invention consists of a table which is provided with a rim which is closed on one face and provided with pockets in the other face, the rim being adapted to be reversed, so that either face thereof may be placed above, the rim being also rotative, so as to bring either part of the rim to those sitting around the table.

It also consists in adapting the divisional walls of the pockets of the rims to form cigarholders.

Figures 1 and 2 represent perspective viewsof a table embodying our invention. Figs. 3 and l represent vertical sections of detached portions thereof.

Similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts in the several figures.

Referring to the drawings, A designates the top of a table, and B the standard or leg thereof, said top being of circular form.

C designates a hollow rim, which freely encircles the top A and having one face D forming a continuation of the surface of said top. \Vithin the rim are radial divisions E, thereby converting the rim into pockets or receptacles F. In the inner wall G of the rim are circumferential grooves ll, one above the other and each continuous around said wall, and on the outer wall J of the top A is a bolt K, which is adapted to freely enter either of said grooves H, as will be seen in Figs. 3 and 4.

To the upper part of the standard B is secured a horizontally-arranged cross-head L, which occupies a position below the top A, so as to support the rim 0. The bolt K is Serial No. 398,625. (No model.)

provided with a spring and has a beveled nose in order to cause its automatic engagement with the wall of the groove H.

It will be seen that the face D or the pool;- ets F of the rim may be placed above and the rim may be rotated in either direction on the cross-beam L, so as to bring either part thereof to those sitting around the table, the bolt not interfering with said motion. When the rim is to be reversed, the bolt is drawn back and the rim is removed, overturned, and reapplied, the bolt again entering the respective groove H and retaining the rim in place, while permitting the rotation thereof, as has been stated.

The outer walls of the divisions E are formed with grooves or depressions M, which constitute holders for cigars, the same being serviceable when the pockets .face upwardly. The face D of the rim constitutes the base of the pockets F, said face resting on the crosshead L, as will be seen in Fig. 4, while in Fig. 3 the side walls of the pockets rest on said head.

Having thus described our invention, what we claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is.

1. A table having a reversible rim, the same being provided with closed and pocketed faces, either face of which may be placed above, substantially as described.

2. A table-top having a rotatable rim encircling the same and adapted to be inverted, so that either face thereof may be placed above, said rim being provided with a circumferential groove and said top having a belt which is adapted freely to enter said groove, substantially as described.

A table-top with a rotatable rim encircling the same and a standard provided with a cross-head beneath said rim, said rim being reversible, so that either face thereof maybe placed above, said parts being combined substantially as described.

l. A table-top having a chambered rim freely encircling the same, said rim having a grooves, into either of which the bolt freely IO divisional piece, the outer face of which is enters, substantially as described. provided with a, depression forming a cigarholder, substantially as described. 5 5. A table-top having a bolt and a rotata- NATHAN Y I ANDIS ble rim freely encircling the same and adapt- J ed to be reversed, so that either face thereof Vitnesses:

may be placed above, the said rim being pro- JOHN A. WIEDERsHEIM,

vided on its interior wall with upper and lower A. P. JENNINGS.

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Cooperative ClassificationA47B13/16