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Publication numberUS697503 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 15, 1902
Filing dateNov 25, 1901
Priority dateNov 25, 1901
Publication numberUS 697503 A, US 697503A, US-A-697503, US697503 A, US697503A
InventorsClarence A Lindsay
Original AssigneeClarence A Lindsay
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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No. 697,503; .Patented Apr. [5,1902.

. c. .A. LINDSAY.

PACKAGE.

(Application filed Nov. 25, 1901.)

(No Model.) Y

UN TED STATES PATENT o nRENoE A. LINDSAY, or new YORK, NY.

PACKAGE.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters PatentlNo. 697,5 13, dated April 15. 1902.

' Application filed November 25,1901. Serial No. 83,574. (No model.)

To all whorw it .may concern.-

Be it known that I, CLARENCE A. LINDSAY, a citizen of the United States, residing at New York city,in the cou'ntyof New York and State of New York, have iii-ventedcertain new and useful Improvements in Packages; and I do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact description ofthe invention, such as will enable others skilled in the'art to which it appertains to make and usethe same.

My invention relates to packages containing merchandise, has foritsobject the production of a package compact in form, neat. in appearance, and from which articles may be withdrawn as required foruse without disturbing others in the package, and consists in the constructions which will be'fnlly disclosed in the following specification and claims.

In the accompanying drawings, which form part of this specification, Figure 1 is a plan view showing inside wrapper with articles of and preferably of less width than the length articles between the folds of the wrapper, as

shown in Fig. 2, which prevents the articles I becomingentangled-and facilitates their removal singly Y from the package by being pulled out without disturbing-the other articles in the package.

As the wrapper A is of less width than the length of the inclosed articles, theyare readily disclosedwhenlthe package isppeped.

cure and contract the package as the articles are removed and prevents the articles becom in; loose and falling out. I

D is the outer'member or wrapper, inclosing theinner member, is perforated at E near or adjacent to one end of the package, to be broken on with a pinch by the thumb and forefinger and removed from the package, by which the articles are exposed and may be readily taken from the package by the fingers of the user as they are required for use. The outer wrapper D is folded at F lengthwise of the-package and at the ends G, and

'the folded parts are held to the body thereof inner wrapper is secured to tho outer'wrap- .per by paste 0l' mucilage', as indicated at I in dotted lines in Figs. 4 and 5, to prevent the accidental removal of the package from the outer wrapper.

Byseparating the articles on the inner wrap-'v perinto small heaps the package can readily the package is ready for transportation, the

stock-room, or the retail store, and when wanted for use the end adjacent to the perforations E is removed by breaking the fragile conlhe package inclosed in the wrapper A is encircled by means of elastic bands 0 to senections between the perforations, when the ends of the articles in the package are exposed and accessible to the user for pulling out as required, and the package is held intactuntil all the articles have been removed.-

, Havingthus fully described myin'vention,

what I claim is-- 1 1. A package of merchandise in which the articles are partially inclosed in an inner wrapper of less width than the length of the articles, and are separately removable through 1 one endof said Wrapper, and an outer inclosing wrapper having a removable end to exfolds of aninjner wrapper and are separately.

removable through one end of said wrapper, and an outer inclosing wrapper secured to the inner wrapper and having a removable end to expose the articles for withdrawal from the package. I 7 A package of merchandise in which the articles are arranged and held between the folds of an inner wrapper and are separately removable through one end of the wrapper, and an outer inclosing wrapper having perforations adjacent to one end to facilitate the removal thereof and to expose a portion of the articles for Withdrawal from the package. 4. A package of. merehandisein which an inner wrapper is rolled upon itself with the articles bet een the folds and which are separately removable through one end of the wrapper, an outer wrapper having a fold'on its side and folded ends, and perforated adjacent to one end, and means for securing the folds of said outer wrapper. 5. A package of merchandise in which the articles are arranged on a wrapper of less width than the length of the articles, held between the folds thereof, and are removable through one end of the wrapper, and means the package as for automatically contracting the articles are removed.

6. A package of merchandise in which the articles are arranged on a wrapper and held between the folds thereof, and are separately removable throughone end of the'wrapper, and elastic bands encircling the package for contracting the package as the articles are removed.

7. A package of merchandise in which an inner rectangular wrapper is rolled upon itself with articles of greater length than the width of the wrapper between the folds, and which articles are removable. separably through one end of the wrapper, and an outer inclosing wrapper secured to the inner wrapper and provided with a removable end.

In testimony whereof I my affix signature in presence of-two witnesses.

CLARENCE A. LINDSAY.

Witnesses:

I). C. REINOHL, \VHPARKER REINOHL.

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US2476923 *Feb 24, 1948Jul 19, 1949Sogas Christos MPackaging for candy canes
US2906398 *Apr 3, 1958Sep 29, 1959Springer Donald ARubber band dispenser
US3015884 *Oct 16, 1957Jan 9, 1962Raytheon CoMethod of storing a material within another material
US3057472 *Feb 7, 1961Oct 9, 1962United States Steel CorpPackage of slender articles and method of manufacture
US3951262 *Sep 30, 1974Apr 20, 1976Herbert NiedeckerAssembly of loops for suspending sausages
US4564108Jun 12, 1984Jan 14, 1986Molnlycke AbPackage for sanitary napkins
US4890730 *Jun 23, 1988Jan 2, 1990John KovacElastic band holder
Classifications
Cooperative ClassificationY10S206/805, B65D85/36