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Publication numberUS846238 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 5, 1907
Filing dateAug 28, 1905
Priority dateAug 28, 1905
Publication numberUS 846238 A, US 846238A, US-A-846238, US846238 A, US846238A
InventorsJames O'dowd
Original AssigneeJames O'dowd
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 846238 A
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No. 8461238. PATENTED MAR. 5, 1907.


ROOF GUTTBR. APPLICATION FILED AUG. 28, 1905 I '[HII I 6 I I IN I "uh I fiwenfarq fimzes. 0 2010% Y UNITED ST TES PATENT OFFICE.



Specification of Letters Patent.

Application filed August 28. 1905. Serial No. 276.038-

']'0 ML whom it mag concern:

Be it known that I, JAMES ODown, a sub ject of His Majesty the King of Great Britain and Ireland, residing at Tapanui, in the Provincial District of Otago, in the Colony of New Zealand, have invented certain new and a useful Improvements Relating to Roof-Gut-' ters, of which the following is a specification.

This invention relates to gutters of roofs, and provides an improved cover for said gutters,wherebydust and dirt areexcluded and I birds are prevented from building under the roof. The cover also acts as a stay or support for the gutter.

, According hereto lengths of plain galvanized iron each:having a flange upon its outer edge to fit over the molded'edge of the gutter ing, are nailed upon the roof in such manner that their flanged edges may be sprung over the molded edgeof the guttering to hold it securely in position.

Referring to the accompanying drawing,

Figure 1 is a sectional elevation,- and Fig. 2 a

front elevation, showing the invention.

The lengths 1 ofplain galvanized iron have a flange 2 upon their outer edge adapted to fit over the molded edge 3 of the guttering 4.

The lengths of iron 1 rest upon the convexi ties'of the corrugated iron 5 composing the cured by nails 6, one of which is shown in the Figs. 1 and 2. Rain-water runs down the through the spaces between the lengths of iron 1 and the said depressions and into the guttering/i.

The lengths 1 are adjusted in position by passing the flange 2'upon the molded edge 3 The said flange 2 has its edge stiffened by Wire 7: p

What I do claim, and desireto secure by Letters Patent of the United States, is

' two Witnesses.

JAMES ODOWD. Witnesses:

Ass 13, JONES, S. P. Mmams.

Patented March 5 1907.

and then securing the lengths by the nails 6.

' roof, to the woodwork of which they are se- 30 depressions of the corrugated iron 5 and u i For the purpose indicateihin'combiuation

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Cooperative ClassificationE04D13/076