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Publication numberUSRE16509 E
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 28, 1926
Filing dateAug 25, 1922
Publication numberUS RE16509 E, US RE16509E, US-E-RE16509, USRE16509 E, USRE16509E
InventorsLutie V. Bttrkholdeb
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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Dec. 28 1926.

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Reissued Dec. 28, 1926.




Original No. 1,495,669, dated May 27, 1924, Serialy No. 584,297, filed August 25, 1922. Application'or reissue filed MayV 24, `l1926.

My invention relates to boxes or receptacles particularly adapted, though not necessarily, for the reception and carrying of sewing paraphernalia by school girls.

It is a purpose of my invention to provide a receptacle of the above described Character which is of eXtremely simple, durable and efiicientconstruction, and which is formed so as to be capable of occupying a knock-down position to facilitate storage, shipment and the displayjof a plurality of such receptac'les, and to occupy a set-up position to provide a container for sewing` paraphernalia which may be conveniently. carried especially by school girls.

Although I have herein shown and described only one form of work receptacle embodying my invention, it is to be understood that various changes and modifications may be made herein without departing from the spirit of the invention and the spirit and scopeof the appended claims.

In the accompanying drawings,-

.Figure 1 is a view showing in perspective one form of work receptacle embodying my invention, with the cover in open position.

Figure 2 is a view similar to Fig. 1 with the cover inclosed position.

Figure 3 is a horizontal sectional view of the receptacle shown in the preceding views.

Fig. 4 is a plan view of the receptacle in knock-down position.

ReferringY specifically tothe drawings in which similar reference characters refer to similar parts, my invention, in its present cmbodiment, comprises a bottom portion 15, a front side portion 16, a rear side portion 17, end portions 18 and a cover or top portion 19. All of these portions may be formed ofV any suitable material such as cardboard or the like covered with a fabric or other flexible material which is arranged associated with the cardboard to provide hinge connections between the several portions so as to allow the receptacle being folded from the position shown in Fig. 4 to that shown in Fig. 1.

As clearly shown in Figs. 3 and 4, the portions 16 to 19 inclusive are formed with openings 20 through which is extended a lace, tape or the like designated at 21. As clearly shown in Fig. 3, the tape is extended through lcertain of the openings20 of the front side portion 16 to provide a. pair of Serial No. 111,464.

loops 22 which constitute the handle for carrying the receptacle. From these loops one stretch of the lace is extended through the openings 20 at the corners of the receptacle to provide loops 23, and-by means of these loops the portions constituting the receptacle are adapted to be held in Vertical position to maintain the receptacle in set up position. The lace having been extended to provide the loops, the free end of the lace 24 is extended to the inner side ofV the receptacle and is adapted to be tied to the other end designated at 25 so as to maintain the lace in contiguous relation to the sides of the receptacle and to thereby firmly secure the receptacle in set np position.

As clearly shown in Fig. 1, the cover portion 19 is provided with a flap 26 recessed to provide extensions 27 which are adapted to engage between the lace 21 and the front side 16 at points between-the handl-e 22 and the ends of the receptacle.V By this arrangement it will be seen that the extensions 27 serve to securely maintain the cover 19 against anyV horizontal shifting when the cover is in closed position, thereby preventing undue wear at the rear or hinged edge of the coverl and the possible tearing of the cover from the receptacle. In order to support the cover 19 in open position, supporting straps 28are secured at one end to the cover and tied at their opposite ends to the lace- 21 at points within the receptacle. The length of these straps is such that when the cover is in open posltion as shown in Fig. 1, it will be maintained in its substantially vertical position. i

As clearly shown in Fig. 3, the end portion 18 is provided upon its inner side with a piece of fiexible material 29 secured to the side portion to provide spool recelving pockets 30 and a thimble receiving pocket 31. Secured to the other end portion 18 is a piece of flexible material 32 arranged to provide a pocket adapted for the reception of miscellaneous sewing articles. The rear side portion 17 is secu'red to a length of fiexible Inaterial 33 arranged to provide a pin receiving pocket 34, atape measure receiving pocket 35, and a needle receivingr pocket 6.

As clearly shown in Fig. 1, the inner side of the cover 19 .is provided with a pair of straps or tape 36a adapted to receive a pair of scissors, and with a tape 37 constructed to retain a. note book upon the cover. Another tape' 38 is. secured to the cover for holding' a pencil adj acent the note book.

For secnring the cover 19 in closed position, the flap 26 is provided medially of its ends With a tab 39 ca-rrying the socket portion 40 of a snap fastener. The head pol'- tion 41 of the fastener is secured to the outer side of the front side portion 16 so that When the covel` 19 is in closed position, the socket portion can engage the head portion to securely retain the cover in such closed positi'on.

From the foregoing description taken in conjuncti'o-n With the accompanying drawings, it Will he manifest that I have provided a Work receptacle which in its knock-down position as shown in Fig. 4, can be snu'gly packed With similarly constructed receptaclesA to faci'l'i-tate storage or shipment7 and that when set up position provides an extremely simple,v eflicient and durable receptacle for the carrying ancl Storage of seiving paraphernalia. Such a reception is particularly adapted for' use 'by school children in the study of sewing or other similar domestic science, and it provides a container which can be conveniently carried while at the same time maintainin-g the paraphernali'a in definite positiz'ons Within the recep'taele.

I't is of educational value ina'smuchV as. it develops an interest in right arrazngement of the koc-ping of'sewing articles. Oh'viously7 it elfiminates promisc'uous handli'ng of' the' articles: and the recepta-cie can he made to fit school lockers to permit of its being readi'ly stored when not in use.

VVhat is' claimed is:

1. A WorkA recentacle. comprising a bottom, foltdable end' Walls attached to the hottom, foldable front and back Walls attached` to the hottom. a top hinged' on the back Wall and having a front fiap with spaced extensions, the outer ends of'the extensions being inset from the corners of the flap; the Walls all having perforations near their corner edges and the front wall havingrholes exposed between the closed' flap eXtfensi-ons, and' a faste-ni'ng cord tied around the receptacle and rove. through the apertures and holes tol secure the parts and forming a handle between the extensions.

2. A sewing box having a hottom; front, end and back walls foldable up alongl the respective Corners of' the bottom, each of said Walls having perforations near their ends, the front of the box having' holes intermedia-te the end perforations therein and' a lacingpassing around all of the Walls and having' complete cornerfastening bights or lo'ops passing through the corner perforations to eliminate slipping; the lace passing in portions from the front corners alongv the outside of the front andv then a multiplicity of times i'n and out of the intermediate holes and constitnting intermediate complete loops having stretches inside and outside the center of the front wall to form a strong handle and suhstantially preventing load Vpull on said portions.

3. A seiving box having a bottom; front, end and back walls' foldable up along the respective corners of the bottom, Veach of said walls having perforations near their ends, the front of the box having holes intermediate the end perforations therein, and a lac-ing passin-g' around all of' the Walls and. having complete corner fasteninghigh-ts 01' loops passifngr through' the corner perforations to eliminate slipping and being free of knots thereat, the lace passing in front port-i'ons along the outside of thefront and then a multiplicity of times in and out of the intermediate holes and constituting complete loops having stretches insidel and outside the center of theV front Wall to form a strong handle and rel'ieving'the; said portions of load pull.

In testimony' whereo'f I have set my hand.


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US2922566 *Aug 2, 1957Jan 26, 1960Wright William WClosure and carrying means for box-like containers