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Publication numberUS480238 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 2, 1892
Filing dateSep 30, 1890
Publication numberUS 480238 A, US 480238A, US-A-480238, US480238 A, US480238A
InventorsFrank X. Ranker
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 480238 A
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F. X. RANKER. HINGE. No. 480,238. Patented Aug. 2, 1892.

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SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 480,238, dated August 2, 1892.

Application filed September 30, 1890. Serial No. 366.681. (Nomodel.)

To all whom it may concern,.-

Be it known that I, FRANK X. RANKER, of Pittsburg, in the county of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, have invented a new and useful Improvement in Hinges, of which the following is a full, clear, and exact description, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming partof this speciiication, in which- Figure 1 is a horizontal sectional view of my improved hinge as secured to the door and doorpost, the door being closed. Fig. 2 is a like view showing the door opened. Figs. 3 and 4 are like views of modified forms.

Like symbols of reference indicate like parts in each.

The object of my invention is to provide a hinge that shall throw the door out of the line of the doorway when the door is opened; and to this end it consists of ahinge composed of two leavesextending at right angles to the line of the doorway, and the pivotal or connecting point of which leaves is situate back of and beyond the edge of the door-post, together with devices for securing the leaves to the edge of the door and door-post.

In the drawings, a brepresent the leaves of thehinge, pivotally connected with each other at c in any suitable manner and fastened to the jamb and door by screws d. The pivotal point c, instead of being at the line of junction between the door and the jamb of the door-post, is removed therefrom by the extension of the leaves a b at substantially' right angles with the line of the doorway away from the door, this angle being made to accom modate the molding e.

In Figs. l and 2 the leaves are shown secured to the face of the door and the edge of the jamb, and in Figs. 3 and 4 to the edge of both the door and jamb. Owing to this arrangement when the door is opened it is thrown ont of the line of the doorway,so that the full width thereof may be utilized.

I claim- A door-hinge comprising two leaves, one fastened to the edge of the door-post and the other to the edge of the door and both extending freely from such points to a pivot which is ont of the line of the doorway, substantially as described.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set myhand this 23d day of September, A. D. 1890.




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Cooperative ClassificationE05D3/02