US 933881 A
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T. D. BROWN.
APPLICATION FILED JULY 16, 1906.
933,881. Patented Sept. 14, 1909.
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TRISTRAM D. BROWN, CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK, ASSIGNOR TO THE LISK MANU- FACTURING 00., OF CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK.
Specification of Letters Patent. Patented Sept. 1 TQGQ.
Application filed July 16, 1906. Serial No. 326,322.
To all whom it may concern: pressions provided in the ends of the bail. Be it known that I, TRISTRAM D. BROWN, Sufficient friction may be produced between of Canandaigua, Ontario county, New York, the bail and the ears when they are riveted 4 5 have invented certain new and useful Imtogether, to cause the bail to normally stand provenients in Oil-Cans, of which the folin a horizontal position as shown in Fig. 2 lowing is a specification. when the can is upright. The bail however,
The object of my invention is to provide may be swung down against the wall of the means for supporting the can and permitcan. At a point near the middle of the bail ting the oil to be drawn therefrom while I provide a flattened portion 9 which serves the can is lying horizontally upon a shelf or as a brace for the end of the can when it is other support. placed in a horizontal position and will pre- A further objectis to provide means to vent the can from rolling from side to side guard and protect the faucet and prevent and hold it and the faucet up out of contact leakage around it while the can is in use 01' with the shelf or other support and permitbeing transported. the can to be placed on the shelf and the oil The invention consists generally in prodrawn off as needed without any danger of viding a bail having a flattened portion and leakage around the faucet. The bail will exserving as a support for one end of the can tend beyond the faucet and serve as a guard when it is in a horizontal position. therefor during transportation. The flat- Further, the invention consists in providtened portion will not in any way interfere ing a bail which will occupy a substantially with the functions of the bail as a carrying horizontal position when the can is upright, means but will rather render such operation and protect the faucet from injury. more convenient.
In the accompanying drawings, forming I claim as my invention: part of this specification; Figure 1 is a sec An oil can inclosed top and bottom, a filltional view of a shelf showing my improved ing opening in its top on one side thereof can thereon. Fig. 2 is a side elevation of the and a draw-off faucet on the opposite side can. Fig. 3 is a plan view. of the top near the periphery of the can;
In the drawing, 2 represents an oil can bail ears secured to the walls of the can; and having a filling opening 3 and draw-off a bail of sufficient length to swing under the faucet 4:. This faucet is located in the top wall of the can and having curved end porof the can near the side wall and the can tions and a straight middle portion, whereby when filled is placed upon a shelf 5 or other the can may be placed on its side and rest support with the faucet extending beyond on the flattened portion of the bail for prethe forward edge of the shelf where it can be venting rolling of the can. conveniently reached and the oil withdrawn. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set To suppcp't the forifvard end of the canf, my hand this 10 day of July 1906. raise the aucet out 0 contact witi the shel 7 x and prevent the can from rolling thereon I TRISTRAM provide a bail 6 secured to the ears 7. These Witnesses: ears have rounded surfaces 8 to fit into or H. E. ONEILL, nest with the corresponding recesses or de- H. G. Frroi-L