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Publication numberUS913955 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 2, 1909
Filing dateOct 4, 1907
Priority dateOct 4, 1907
Publication numberUS 913955 A, US 913955A, US-A-913955, US913955 A, US913955A
InventorsJacob M Hansen
Original AssigneeJacob M Hansen
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Garment-hanger and clothes-tree or the like.
US 913955 A
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Patented Mar. 2, 1909.


Patented Mar. 2, 1909.







Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented March 2, 1909.

Application filed. October 4, 1907. Serial No. 395,850.

My invention belongs to that class of de-' vices known as arment hanger and clothes tree, and has for its objects the roduction of a che'a simple, convenient an durable device o the kind described and for the purposes set forth.

To this end my invention consists in the novel construction, arrangement; and combination of parts herein shown and described substantially and more particularly pointed out in the claims.

In the drawings wherein like reference characters indicate like or corresponding parts; Figure 1 is. a perspective view of my preferred form of device and supportin bar therefor. Fig. 2 is a sectionaLview o a the handle. Fig. 3 is a sectional view taken on line 33 of Fig. 1. Fi 4 is a sectional view taken on line 44 of P i 1. Fig. 5 is a view taken substantially on line 55 of Fig. 1. Fig. 6 is a view in elevation of my preferred orm'of supporting bar 5. Fig. 7 is a view in elevation of a modified form of my device; and Fig. 8 is a sectional view of a modified form of handle.

Referring to Fig. 1 of the drawings, which is a perspective view of my preferred form of device, 1 is a hanger bar provided with a supporting stem 2 having an engaging member 3 at one end for suspending the same and a supporting base 4 at the other end. The base 4 is preferably made detachable from the stem 1. The ban er bar 1 may be provided with any sHitab e or preferred number or style of hangers. As shown in Fig. 1 the hen er comprisesa plurality of hooks 9 and 10 pre erably arrange as shown while in Fig. 7 the hanger bar I is provided with hooks or their equivalent on the ends thereof on which arments etc. may be hung. Referrin to i 3, the hook part 10 is preferably slig tly oset as at 21, to give a more satisfactory construction.

The supporting base may be of any suitable style or form but pre erably comprises the part 4 having supfporting legs 4 forming a tripo andis made detachable from -t e stem 2. The stem 2 may be secured on the base 4 in any suitable way, as shown a handle 17 is arranged on the lower end of the stem 2 provided with a socket arranged to 006 the base 4. the form shown in Fig. 8 the rod 2 is extended through the handle 17 and fits into a socket or depression in the base 4.

In use the hanger bar 1 is so P rted by the stem 2 on the base 4, while t 0 articles are arranged on the hanger bars. When all the articles desired are placed on the bar 1 the rate with the extension 8 on" stem is lifted 0H the base and hung in some convenient lace as for instance from the ceiling or wliere it will be out of the way. When suspended, the stem 2 may be supported in any suitable way. A supporting ar 5 arranged on the ceiling or some suitable place is shown for the purpose. This bar 5 may have a plurality of notches 6 therein so that when there are a number of hangers to be suspended from the bar 5 they will be spaced from each other. To cause the stem' 2 to hang substantially vertical when only one end of the hanger bar 1 is used or loaded, I preferably rovide what may be termed bracing mem ers 11 for the stem arranged on the end of the bar 1 adapted to engage the ceiling or the like at the unloaded end of the bar 1 and so brace the stem 2.

The preferred form of device shown in Fig. 1 is designed particularly forthe nursery, an additional bar 12 being arranged on the stem and a suitable receptacle 14 rovided. In the form shown the bar 12 is ma e adjustable on the stem 2 by means of a suitable clamp 13 and thumb-screw therefor, or their equivalents, it being obvious that the adjustable arran ement would be a matter of preference. T e receptacle 14 is suspended and supported by the bar 12 by means of hooks 15 or the equivalent, the receptacle being braced on the stem 2 by the extended bracing member 16. When in use in the nursery the childs garments may be hung on the bar 1, while the towels and the like may be arranged on bar 12, the receptacle 14 containing the toilet or other articles. If desired a cover 20 (shown inthe dotted lines in Fig. 1) may be arranged as shown. When desired the base 4 may be detached and the the way.

Having thus described my invention it is obviousthatvariousimmaterialmodifications may be made in the form, COIISi/I'UCUOH, or design shown without departing from the I spirit of my invention, hence I do not wish to be understood as limiting myself to the exact form of construction shown.

tachable supporting base at the other end,

and bracing moans arranged at the ends of said bar for said stem when suspended.

2. In a device of the kind described, and in combination a hanger bar provided with hooks on each side thereof, a supporting stem therefor having an engaging member at one end for suspendin the same and a handle and a detachable base at the opposite end, and a receptacle arranged on said stem.

3. In a device of the kind described and in combination, a plurality of hanger bars arranged one above the other and a supporting stem therefor having an en aging member at one end for sus ending t e same and a handle and a detach the opposite end, means arranged substantially at the ends of the upper bar for bracing said stem when suspended, and a receptacle arranged on a lower bar and supported thereby and braced by said stern.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto signed my name in the presence of two subscr1b1ng witnesses.


Witnesses: I


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Cooperative ClassificationA47G25/743