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Publication numberUS918471 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 13, 1909
Filing dateNov 28, 1908
Priority dateNov 28, 1908
Publication numberUS 918471 A, US 918471A, US-A-918471, US918471 A, US918471A
InventorsSalathiel Reaves
Original AssigneeSalathiel Reaves
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 918471 A
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Application filed November 28, 1908.

To all whom 'it may concern:

Be it known that l, SALATHIEL llnixvns, a citizen of the YUnited States, residing at Jackson, in the county of Jackson and State oi' Michigan, have invented new and usel'ul Improvements in Dressing-Stands, ol' which the following is a specification.

rlhis invention relates to dressing stands, and one of the principal objects oi' the saine is to provide a dressing stand oi' attractive appearance which will occupy but a small space and which will be provided with hinged mirrors, permitting the person using the stand to be reflected from various points of View.

Another object oi' the invention is to provide a dresser in which the drawers are hinged at a point near the center ol the dresser so that they may be swung inwardly one toward the other without interfering with the position. ol the person belore the dresser and to give access to the various' drawers during the act oi dressing.

yThese and other objects may be attained rby ineans oi' the construction illustrated in the accompanying drawing, in which,-

Figure 1 is 'a perspective view o'l'l a dressing stand made in accordance with my invention, and showing the hinged mirrors extended. Fig. 2 is a horiziontal section taken through the body oi' the dressing stand.

Referring to the drawing, the numeral 1 designates the top ol the dressing stand; is l' the bottoni 3, the inclined sides, and l, the back. The parts oi the dressing stand are held together by means ol standards 5 at the side and standards 6 at the back, these standards being made to iit snugly between the parts to be braced. rlhe -l'ront portion ol' the dressing stand is formed on a curve, and the two sides 3 are extended at such an angle from the 'front that the dressing stand may be located in the corner oi' a room without utilizing Xcessive space. stand at the opposite sides the corner pieces 7 are iirrnly secured to the standard 5, said corner pieces being curved. A center piece Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented April 18, 1909.

Serial No. 464,906.

8 is secured to the top l and to the bottom 2. The drawers Q are each connected upon their inner sides tothe center piece 8 by means ol' the hinges 10. Each of the drawers is formed oll a curved front portion 11, a curved side and back member 12 and an inner side member' 13, so that the drawers may be .readily swung inward one toward the other while the person is standing or sitting before the dresser. The drawer pulls 14 are located near the outer' ends ol the drawers, as shown in liig. 1, and the locks 15 are lo cated in line with the drawer pulls.

Secured to the top 1 of the dressing stand are three mirror sections 16, 16L and 1Gb, and connected to the sections 16 and 16') by hinges 17 are the 'folding mirror sections 18.

The sections 18 may be folded inward, so that the person standing in l'ront ol the dresser may readily see the head and relleclions 'l'rom head to i'oot l'roni dil'lierent points ol' view. lhe drawers 11 may be readily opened while dressing without interi'ering with the position o'l' the person be'l'ore the mirrors.

My invention is oil simple construction, occupies but little space, is convenient in use and is o1 attractive appearance.

l claiin:-

A dressing stand comprising a top and bottoni having curved iront edges an d converging side edges, sides secured to said top and bottom and converging rcarw; "diy, a back, standards il'or bracing said parts, a verticali;r disposed 'front center piece extending from the top to the bottom, drawers .having curved 'iront sides, curved inner sides and back, and plain inner walls, said drawers being hinged to the opposite side edges ol' said center piece to swing inwardly one toward the other.

ln testimony .vhereol' I allix my signature in presence ol two witnesses.



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Cooperative ClassificationA47B49/006