US 969950 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
APPLIOATION TILED MAY16,1908.
Patented Sept. 13, 1910.
1W NTO/i ATTORNEYS WIT/(E8858:
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
ALBERT GRIESBEOK, OF NEW YORK, N. Y.
is so made that it will interlock with the fastening cord or other element employed to bind the package in such a way that the said protector will be rigidly held in position and be adjustable along the cord so as to adapt the same to be properly positioned on the package.
A further object of the invention is to provide a protecting device which may be cheaply made, and which is adapted to fit various forms and kinds of packages.
The invention will be hereinafter more particularly described with reference to the accompanying drawings which form a part of this specification, and will then be pointed out in the claim at the end of the description.
In the drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective view of a package with one form of the invention applied thereto. Fig. 2 is a detail perspective view of the device; and Fig. 3 is a sectional plan view taken on the line III-III of Fig. 2.
The device may be variously constructed and of any suitable material. As shown it is substantially L-shaped in form having one member as 10 shorter than the member 11. In the member 11 are arranged openings 12 and 13 one above the other and extending to the openings from the opposite edges of the member 11 are the slots or grooves 14 and 15. These slots together with the 0 enings form elongated grooves extending rom the opposite edges of the member 11 inward so that the cord or other binding element may he slipped through the grooves from opposite sides and extend over the bent edge 16 so as to lie over both members 11 and prevent the cord or binding element from coming in contact with the package which would injure the same. By this means the member 11 is made substantially Specification of Letters Patent.
Application filed May 16, 1908.
Patented Sept. 13, 1910.
Serial No. 433,210.
S-shaped and the device becomes interlocked with the binding element or cord 17 so that any shifting of the cord will carry the protector with the same, and the cord does not easily become detached from the protector while in use.
To permit the cord or other binding element to be adjusted in the protector or device, the member 11 is provided with a proj ecting portion 18 which extends from the opening 12 to the opening 13 and forms a recess for the binding cord which will be seated therein, the said recess or depressed portion being of any desired size and so arranged that in fastening the cord the same will not be bound against the package as would be the case if the members were flat.
While I have shown the device as one particular form it may be different in shape, and instead of the oppositely extending grooves being placed in one member a slot or groove may be arranged in both members 10 and 11, and said slots or grooves may be formed in the member 10 instead of the member 11 as shown.
From the foregoing it will be seen that a simple and efficient protector or device is provided whereby the cord or binding element may be passed around the package without coming in cont-act with the edges of the package to injure the same; that said device will become positively interlocked with the cord or binding element; and that said device may have a relative movement with relation to the binding cord so as to be properly positioned on the package.
Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent-:
A corner protector for packages consisting of an L-shaped member adapted to engage the edge portions of a package, one of the extensions of said member being cut away to form a substantially S-shaped retaining member, the central portion of said retaining member being raised above the surface of the said member, both extensions being adapted to engage a surface of the ALBERT GRIESBEGK.
Witnesses M. TURNER, E. KRANOER.