Holder for nursery-bottles
US 580837 A
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J. w sY Bs. j HOLDER FOR NURSERY BOTTLES.
Patented Apr. 13, 1897.
JOSHUAW) sYKEs, on DETROIT, MICHIGAN.
HOLDER Fo NURSERY-BOTTLES.
troit, in the county of Vayne and State of' Michigan, haveinvented certain new and useful Improvements in Holders for Nursing Bottles; and Ldo hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part of this specification.
This invention relates to a case or holder for nursing-bottles and it consists in the construction and arrangement of parts, ashereinafter fully set forth, and pointed out particularly in theclaim. i
The object of the invention is to provide a case in which a nursing-bottle may be inclosed and looked, a supporting-arm, and means forfiexibly holding the bottle conveniently within reach of a child or ififant when placed in a bed, cradle, or carriage to wlich the supporting-arm is attached, so that said bottle may be reached and used as desired and when released will be carried away and maintained 1n an upright position, which obect is attained by the constructionillustrated 1n the accompanying drawings, in which- Figure 1 is a side elevation of a portion of a bed, showing the attachment of my supporting device to one of the head-posts there- -of*aiid the nursing-bottle.suspended therc to band 1 from by a coiled-wire spring. Fig. 2 is an enlargedperspective view of the case in which a bottle is to be Figs. 3' and 4 are enlarged details of the clamps for securing the supporting-arm to a bedpost or other object and for adjusting the position of the bottle along the supportlug-arm. I Referring to the figures of reference, 1 dos ignates a bottle-case, which is composed of the encircling band 1, having the bails 2 de: pending therefrom and-cl'ossin g at their centers to form a beseated. y v
3 and 3' represent arms formed of suitable wire, which are pivotedi'at'their-lower ends and extendfnpward therefrom.
The upper end of. the arm 3 is provided with supported and locked, and
basket in which a bottle may.
of Letters Patent No. 580,837,, dated April 13, 1897.
Serial No. 599,23 9. (No model.)
suitable hooks 4, which are adapted to be entle has been located-in the basket t-herebesaid bottle therein, as will be understood.
5 indicates a hanger which is pivoted, to
gle-plate 6, said plate being enlarged and and to be bound therein bythe thumb-screw 8, as shown in Figs. 1 and 4.
10 represents an arm which is pivoted atlO to the rod 9, said pivotal connection being so arranged that said arm 10 may be raised or lowered and locked in the desired position by tightening the screw 10.
upon the arm 10, said sleeve being provided with a threaded aperture through which the thumb-screw 11 is adapted to be screwed to bind said sleeve in the position desired upon said rod, as clearly shown in Figs. 1 and 3. Securedto the under an eye 12.
cient tension to maintain a when filled with milk or other food;
When the nursing-bottle hasbeen filled, the nipple is secured upon the neck thereof and and the elevation of the arm 10 p as to support the bottle at the desired height, when the collar 11 may be moved along to thatif the desired position cannot thusbe atthe side of the .bail and provided with an" I 6 designates a clamp composedofthe am;
is adapted to. be passed through the sleeve 8" side of said sleeve 11 is The operation of the device is as follows;
said bottle placed within the basket of the ease and locked therein .in the manner set forth,
adjusted sobring'the bottle, depending therebeneath, into easy reach of the infant; It will also be seen gaged in the upper sides f-arm 3 when a bot- Heath, as shown in Fig. 1, to securely hold having a threaded portionfi, through which 11 indicates a sleeve adapted to freely slide p 9o 13 represents a coiled-wire spring of sufl1-- nursing-bottle tained the set-screw S may be loosened and;
the arm 10 swung around in the direction of a horizontal circle.
, The bottom of the basket is made deep enough to cause the. bottle to be normally maintained in an upright position when not,
in use, as shown in Fig; 1.
the bottle contained inthis improved holder and release its hold thereof said bottle will be carried away therefrom-an d maintain ed in an upright position and not allowed to lie in the bed to be lain upon nor have the contents soak intothe clothing.
It will also be understood that the-bottlecase and hanger 5 may be removed from the lower end of the coiled-wire spring 13 and a toy or other suitable article shspended therefrom for the purpose of amusement, as will be readily understood.
Having thus fully-set forth my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent,v is
As a new article of manufacture, a bottlecase consisting of an enoirclin g band, the
bails depending therefrom, the arms pivoted thereto and extending upward, means for locking the upper ends of said arms about tlie'neck of a' bottle when said bottle is supported by said bails, and the hanger pivoted to said encircling band, for the purposeset forth.
'In testimony whereof I affix my signature in presence of two witnesses.
ll'. Rosoon WH ELER, I N. EARON.