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Publication numberUS819432 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 1, 1906
Filing dateFeb 18, 1905
Priority dateFeb 18, 1905
Publication numberUS 819432 A, US 819432A, US-A-819432, US819432 A, US819432A
InventorsOtto Jaeger
Original AssigneeOtto Jaeger
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 819432 A
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PATENTED MAY 1,i 1906.






Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented. May" 1, 1906.

Application filed February 18, 1905- serial No. 246,243.

To all whom it may concern.- Be it known that I, OTTO JAEGER, a citizen of the United States, residing at Philadelhia, county of Philadelphia, and State of ennsylvama, have invented a certain new and useful Improvement in Show-Cases, of Whidh the following is a specification.

My invention relates to a new and useful imrovement in show-cases, and has for its ob ect to provide a simple, cheap,but attractive and convenient, show-case for exhibiting articles of merchandise and atthe same time providing a space for the storing of other articles or merchandise out of sight; and a further object of my invention is to make the merchandise-carrier movable, so that the articles may be easilyextracted from the carrier from the rear of the case.

' With these ends in View this invention consists in the details of construction and combination ofv elements hereinafter set forth and then specificall designated by the claim.

In order that t ose skilled in the art to which this invention ap ertains may under stand how to make and use the same, the construction and operation will now be described in detail, referring to the accompanying drawings, forming a partof this specificatron, m wh1ch Figure l is a horizontal section through my improved show-case, showing it in its norshowing the case open and the carrier turned ery. Thus the plates mal osition' Fi 2 asimilar view to Fi 1 for abstracting articles therefrom; Fig. 3, a vertical section through the improved showcase.

" A re resents the case, the walls of which are of g ass, and this case may be either rectilinear in shape or thefront may be rounded to conform with the shape of the carrier. The rear of the case is provided with a door B to be opened in any suitable manner. The carrier arranged upon the interior of the case consists of top and bottom plates C, which are preferably semicircular in shape.

D is a vertically curved wall joining the plates C together around their curved periph- O and wall D provide a semicircular hollow case open at the rear.

The plates 0 are pivoted to the top and bottom of the case A at a point so that the wall D will be-concentric with said pivotal as represented at E. In the drawings shown two separate ivots, one for the top and the other for the ottom, so as to leave a clear space upon the interior of the carrier;

point, have but of course, if desired, the. carrier could be pivoted only at the top or bottom instead of at both the top and bottom or the pivot could run vertically from the top to the bottom of the case through the carrier without de arting from the spirit of the invention. l-he lower plate O extends outward beyond the wall D, so as to form a horizontal annular flange C Upon this fiangerests the articles of merchandise, as re resented at F, these articles being arrange around the outside of the wall'-D, as shown in Figs. 1 and 2, and may be secured against said wall in any suitable manner, the means shownin the drawings consisting of bands G, passing around the outside of the articles of merchandise and secured at each end to the flanges D, extending outward from the rearward end of the wall D; but of course any suitable means chandise in place, so that they could be easily removed or inserted.

It will thus be seen that when the carrier-is in the. position shown in Fig. 1 the articles'of merchandise are exhibited through the glass manner, and within the ho'llowof the carrier contained in the carrier need not ever be disturbed if it is not desired to do so, as the articles can be sold from the interior of the carrier instead of abstracting therefrom; but when it is desired to sell the articles from the carrier or it is desired to fill the carrier said carrier may be swung upon its pivot, so that all parts of the curved surface can be reached from the rear and the articles of merchandise arranged .within the carrier or abstracted therefrom, as desired. Of course if it is found desirable the rearward portion of the carrier or the open end can be closed by doors; but I do not think this would be found necessary in practice. Of course it is understood that while I have shown round packages held within the carrier rectilinear packages, such as bottles or the like, could be eld in the same manner.

, Of course I do not wish to be limited to the exact construction here shown, as slight modifications could be made without departin from the spirit of my invention.

aving thus fully described my invention, what I claim as new and useful is-.

In avdevice of the character described, a case provided with transparent walls, two semicircular plates arranged within the case,

could be used for securing the articles of men of the case in an attractive and eifective I other articles can be stored, and the articles one at the top and the other at the bottom,

independent pivots pivoting the top plate to the top of the case and the bottom plate to the bottom of the case, the curved edges of 5 said plates being concentric with the pivotal point: a door arranged at the rear of the case,'

the pivots being arranged insueh a position that when the carrier is revolved the curved front edge of the carrier will extend beyond 10 the rear of the case, a vertical wall joining the pel'iphefrj of the plates together, a horizontal concentric flange extending outward from the bottom of the carrier upon which articles of merchandise are adapted to rest and be ar ranged around the curved Wall, and concentric bands passing around the outside of the articles of merchandise and secured at each end to the rearward ends of the curved Wall,

as and forthe purplose s ecified. In testimony-w ereo I havehereunto afed my signature in the presence of two

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Cooperative ClassificationA47F3/00