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Publication numberUS877145 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 21, 1908
Filing dateMay 13, 1907
Priority dateMay 13, 1907
Publication numberUS 877145 A, US 877145A, US-A-877145, US877145 A, US877145A
InventorsHanson E Waddell
Original AssigneeHanson E Waddell
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 877145 A
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\ N0.`877,145. f PATENTED JAN. 21, 1908.




. T o all whom it may concern:

bination of parts b.y means of which the cut ap ear.

I involves the use of a single plate or disk 4, in

each other and to the base 1 by a series of vertical connecting members or bars 6, asshown.

is a perspective view of a lower holder emacentral vertical. section of the same. y

. S1m1lar numerals of reference 1nd1cate like vthe weighted supporting base `ol circular sha e, fctmed of a heavysubstance such as Softheb of readyndetachment when not require HANsoN E. WADDELL,

earner onerosi.



Be it known that I, HANsoN E. WAD- DELL, a citizen of the United Statesof America, and a resident of Chicago, in the county of Cook and State of Illinois, have invented certain new .and useful Improvements vin Flower-Holders, of which the following is a specification.

This invention relates to cut flower holders, and has for its object to provide a simple and efficient structural -formation and'oomflowers, with stems of any length, are held in'y bowls of glass or the like in a' natural and eficient manner for table decoration and like purposes, all as will hereinafter morel fully n the accompanying drawingszFigure 1,-

bodying the present improvement. Fig. 2'is parts in both views.

Referring .to the drawings, -1' represents lea, and having a thickened marginal por' tion 2, a thin centralimperforate .stem suping port Web 3 having a reinforcing central boss 3, and a chamber l, as shown.

4 are stem stay disks or plates, preferably two innumber, and formed-With a number of' closely arranged orifices 5. for receivingthe stems of cut flowers and supporting the same in' the proper upright posit1ori upon the web ase l. .,-VVhile the scopeof the l'present invention connection with a supporting base 1, vand held in Iadjacent and separated relation thereto, .the preferred construction cornprises a counterpart pair of such disks or plates, heldin proper separated relation to 7I is a handled stern, the lower which is screw-threaded and a screw -into a central screw-threaded orifice in the base 1, to afford a convenient means for handling the holder. Such stem is' ca able ortionl of Specification of Letters Patent.

Application filed May 13. 1901. Serial No. 3'73324.

apted to Patented Jan. 21, 1908.

Having thus fully described my Said invention what I claim as new and des1re to secure by Letters Patent, 1s z- 1. A flower holder comprisingja weighted base formed with a thin central stem sup- V 3. A flower holder'comprising a weighted base formed with a thin central stern supporting web, thin stem stay plates havin .registering orifices, and a series of vertica bars securedto the stem stay plates and to the lweighted base to hold these parts in spacedrelati-om 4. A Iiower holder comprising a 'weighted base formed with a .thin central stem sup-` porting web, a thin stem stay plate having orlices; a series of vertical bars secured-to the stem stay plate and to the weighted base to hold these parts in spaced relation, and

' ra handled rod extending through the stem stay plate and secured to the Weighted base.

5. -A flower holder comprising ajweighted base formed with a thin centralstern sup-v -portin web provided with a screw threaded centra orifice, a thin stern stay plate having orifices; a series of'vertical bars secured to the stem stay plate and to the weighted base to hold these parts. in sVN aced relat1on, and. a handled -rod extending t plate and having a screw threaded lower portion detachably secured to the screw thread- .weighted base. 'i

May 1907.




ough the lstern stayv ed lcentral orifice of the supportingweb of the l HANSON 1.3, WADDELL.J

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International ClassificationA47G7/03
Cooperative ClassificationA47G7/03
European ClassificationA47G7/03