|Publication number||US910576 A|
|Publication date||Jan 26, 1909|
|Filing date||Feb 1, 1908|
|Priority date||Feb 1, 1908|
|Publication number||US 910576 A, US 910576A, US-A-910576, US910576 A, US910576A|
|Inventors||Harry W Randall|
|Original Assignee||Harry W Randall|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (15), Classifications (2)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
HARRY W. RAlilDALL,` OF ST.` JOHNSBURY, VERMONT.
Specification of Letters Patent.
ratented aan. ae, 1909.
Application' meu February 1, 1908. serial No. 413,892.
, strength and durabi ty, is adapted to successfully withstand the rou h handling incident to its transit through t e mails.
To the accomplishment of the recited ob- `jects and others coordinate therewith, the
- preferred embodiment of the invention' revention.
sides in that construction and arrangement of parts hereinafter described. illustrated in the accompanying drawings, and embraced within the scope of the appended claim.
In said drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective view of the component parts o the in- Fig. 2 is a longitudinal section of the box in its assembled position and Fig. 3 is a top plan view, (partly in section, showing the cover remove The box, as contemplated by this invention, is preferably made of pasteboard,. although it is obvious that it may be constructed of pa er, Wood, metal or analogous material. Tfie receptacle designated in the drawings by reference numeral 1 has a brace or support 2 facing each angle formed by the junction of the sides of the boxv and secured to said sides by any suitable means, such for example as an adhesive. These braces or supports extend from the bottom of the box vertically to a point just below the top edges of the sides of the box and'are adapted to support the address card 3 so that the latter will e flush With said edges as clearly exhibited in Fig. 3 of the accompanying drawin s. The cover 4 is formed with a substantiay rectangular opening of somewhat smaller dimensions than the address card and the frame portion thus formed constitutesa means for Securing said card and at the sane time permits the address to be easily Tea It will appear evident that Vthe braces 2 serve in a dual ca acity, not only to reinforce the corners o the box but Ito support .the address card in its proper relative position.
With this arrangement land construction of box, when it is desired to send out goods through the mails for inspection and subject to* bemg returned, it is onl necessary to place the address of the sen er on one side and the address of the recipient on the other tion being printed on the frame portion'of the cover. p
The advantages to mail order houses an other concerns using large numbers of small boxes are manifold. A box constructed in accordance with this invention ma be used and re-used several times before4 ecoming impaired and is adapted to carry breakables andl various other commodities andeven pulverulent material.
It should be understood that in its broader ployment not only of the various means described, but of equivalent means for performing the recited functions. While the arrangement shown is thought at the present right to effect such modifications and variations thereof as ma come fairly within the scgpelilof the appen ed claim.
at I claim is In a remailable box, the combination with a receptaele, of a cover adapted to fit over the sides of the receptacle, and having in the top 'an opening, a vertical brace extending HARRY W. RANDALL.
Witnesses JOSEPH FAmBANKs, Fam) R. CLIFFoaD.
time to be preferable, I deslre to reserve the across each corner of the receptacle and 10- side of the card; the directions for its operaaspects the invention comprehends the em-
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