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Publication numberUS739085 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 15, 1903
Filing dateJan 27, 1903
Priority dateJan 27, 1903
Publication numberUS 739085 A, US 739085A, US-A-739085, US739085 A, US739085A
InventorsJohn H Kamerer
Original AssigneeWilliam H Kamerer, John H Kamerer
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 739085 A
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.TATBNTED SEPT. 15, 1903.


DISPLAY STAND. uruu'nox rum) mm 21. 1903.


' substantially porting-bars I bars 4, said ;of reference 'tially with the WILLIAM H. KAME DISPLAY-STAND.

' l atented September 15, 1905.



srnomrcnrxon formingpart of Letters Patent No. 739,085, dated September 1 5, 1903.

Application filed January 27 To aLZZ whom it may concernr Be it known that LJOHN H. KAMERER, a citizenof th'eUnited States, residing at Hartville, in the county of Stark and State of Ohio, have invented certain new-and useful I m-. provements in Display-Stands; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description of the same, reference being had to the anne'xeddrawings,making a part of this specificatiomand to the figures marked thereon, inwhich Figure 1 is a' perspective viewgshowing the stand folded. Fig; 2 is a perspectiveview showing the stand in an upright :position. Fig. 3 is an end view showing the displayshelves placed in ahorizontal position; Fig. 4 is a view showing a portion of the back-bar. Fig. 5 is a bottom or under side view of oneof the shelves and illustrating the retainingbars folded.

The present invention has relation to dis-.' pla -stands calculated for use in show-windo 5 or other places where it'may be desired to display goods or flowers.

Similar numerals of reference indicate corresponding parts inall the figures of thedrawings.

In the accompanying drawings, 1 and 2'represent the shelf-supporting bars, which are formed of a length to correspond substanheight of the stand and to which bars are pivotally attached the shelves 3, which shelves are spaced from each other, as illustrated in the drawings. or upper ends of theshelf-sup- 1 and 2 are attached the crosscross-bars being pi'votally connected, and to which cross-bars is attached the top or upper shelf 5, which. upper shelfjs formed of a length so that it willextend over the top or upper ends-of the bars 1 and 2. The object and purpose of extending the .upper shelf 5'over the top or supporting-bars land 2 stand. when brought into trated id-Fig. 2 from tilti accomplished by forming the top orupper' ends of the supporting-bars 1 and 2 square, as illustrated in the drawings, ing said supportingthem to the cross-bars To the top is to prevent the, the position illus ngi. This result is bars} and connectin 4 that when-the stand upper ends of the and so arrang proper is brou tion the square ends of the supporting-bars will come direc the extended e supporting-bar pivotal points, are moved at a by this pecul proper cannot tom or under s sition.

For the purp vided with the bars, pivotally and 2.

To the top or bars 1 and to as illustrated i ingthe stand placed in the apertures 10 or stay 12.

,10;v but when shelves 3 and 5 For the purpose bars 1 and 2 to be placed at tratcd in Fig. 3, the forward corners of the permit the turning the upper shelf.

the stand proper is other support it will remain in an upright poports for the shelves 3 sai attached the bars 7'.

supporting-bars land 2 bring the stand into the position illustrated 85 in said Fig. 3, and for When'itisdesired to hold 5 in a true horizontal posi arms-8 are connected to the lower apertures 5 1903. Serisl No. 140,814. (No model.)

ght into a true vertical positly u nds nder and in contact with of the upper shelf 5.

of allowing the supportingan angle, as illuss 1 and 2 are rounded, so as to of said bars upon their 6c at which time the square ends n angle to the under edge of It will be understood that arrangement the stand lted forward owing to the 65 iar be ti fact that the square ends of .thesupportingbars strike or COlI] e in contact with the botof the shelf 5, and when placed against the wallor ide providing suitable supd shelves are probars 6, to which bars are seose of curelyattached in any convenient and wellknown manner the shelves and the crossattached by suitable bolts or their equivalents to the supporting-bars upper ends of the snpportingthe cross-bars 4 are pivotally The bars 7 are located n Fig.3 with reference to' the when it is desired to the purpose of I holdin that position the pivoted arms 8 are provided, which pivoted arms are osition illustratedin Fig. 3 and their rounds ends 9 passed through suitable go 11, formed in the cross bar or the shelves tiand tion; the pivoted-" 4 isdesired to -incline the so as to' better exposeto'view be'ingjbetter illustrated in me use or preventing the articles from sliding 01f from the shelves their forward edges are provided with the ribs or flanges 13, the tops of which extend above the upper surfaces of the shelves, as-illustrated in the drawings. 1

It will be understood that by my peculiar arrange mentIam enabled to place the displaystand either in the position illustrated in Fig.2 or in the position illustrated in Fig. 3, the position having reference to the place where the display-stand is to be used. It will be understood that in someinstances it is desirable to use the stand in the position illustratod in Fig. 2 and in other instances it is desirable to use the stand in the position illustrated in Fig. 3. It will be understood that the cross bar or stay 12 is to be securely attached. to the pivoted bars 7, so that as said bars are moved they will be held parallel to each other.

For the purpose of securely holding the stand in the position illustrated in Fig. 3 the rounded ends 9 are provided with the apertures 14, which apertures are for the purpose of receiving the staples 15, which staples are so constructed that they can be moved up and down, one tang of the staple being located in one aperture formed in the cross bar or stay and the other tang in a. different aperture, one of said apertures being formed so as to cut the apertures 10 and'll at right angles.

Having fully described my invention, what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-- In a display-stand shelf-supporting bars, shelves provided with cross-bars and the cross bars pivotally attached to the supportingbars, the uppermost shelf extended over the ends of the supporting-bars and the upper ends of the supporting-bars provided with square portions having rounded corners, bars pivoted to the supporting-bars and having attached thereto a cross bar or stay, said cross bar or stay provided with apertures and staples, arms pivoted to one of the shelves and their free ends provided with apertures all arranged, substantially as and for the purpose specified.

In testimony that I claim the above I have hereunto subscribed my name in the presence of two witnesses.

JOHN H. KAMERER. Witnesses:


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Cooperative ClassificationA47B57/04