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Publication numberUS718296 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 13, 1903
Filing dateNov 29, 1902
Priority dateNov 29, 1902
Publication numberUS 718296 A, US 718296A, US-A-718296, US718296 A, US718296A
InventorsJames M Adamson
Original AssigneeJames M Adamson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Paint or water-color receptacle.
US 718296 A
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SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 718,296, dated January 13, 1903.

Application filed November 29, 1902- Serial No. 183,236. (No model.)

' To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that 1, JAMES M. ADAMSON, a citizen of the United States, residing at the city of Philadelphia, in the county of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Paint or Water-Color Receptacles, of which the following is a specification.

My invention has relation to a holder or receptacle for paints, water-colors, or the like; and in such connection it relates to the construction and arrangement of such a receptacle.

The principal object of my invention is to provide a holder or receptacle for water-colors, paints, and the like of simple and inexpensive construction and which when closed adequately protects the paints and can with safety be carried in the pocket, if desired.

The nature and scope of my invention will be more fully understood from the following description, taken in connection with the accompanying drawings, forming part hereof, in which* Figure 1 is a perspective view of the holder or receptacle embodying main features of my invention; and Fig. 2 is a longitudinal sectional view of the same, showing the holder or receptacle closed.

Referring to the drawings, the holder or receptacle comprises a sheet of cardboard, pasteboard, or tin folded into three panels or sections at, b, and d, substantially coequal in size. The section on forms the lid of the receptacle, the section b the base for holding the paints e, and the section 01 the cover-plate for said paints e.

Upon the base-section b is secured is perforated to register with the layer 9 and fits down upon the same, so as to prevent contact of the lid a with the upper surface of the paints c. It will be seen from the construction-above described that the paints e are prevented from coming in contact with the section b by the layer f of textile fabric and are also prevented from coming. in contact with the lid on by the cover-section d. The paints e are held in wells formed directly in the layer g and cannot run or soil the package in which they are placed.

The receptacle is cheap, simple, and durable.

Having thus described the nature and object of my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is

1. A holder or receptacle for water-colors, paints and the like, consisting of a sheet of thin flexible material bent into three sections, whereof one section forms the lid, a second section the base for supporting the paints and the third section a cover-plate for the paints, in combination with a layer secured to the base-section and perforated to form wells for the paint, said cover-plate section being perforated to register with the perforated layer and secured tothe upper face of said layer.

2. In a holder or receptacle of the character described a base for the paints, a layer of textile material secured to the base, a perforated sheet or layer secured to the textile layer to form the wells for the paints, and a perforated cover-plate secured to and registering with the perforated sheet.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my signature in the presence of two subscribing witnesses.

JAMES M. ADAMSON. Witnesses:


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Cooperative ClassificationB44D3/04