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Aug. `9,- .1938. DISPLAY Box ` Filed April‘lzo, ‘1957 - / ¿VM INVÉNTÜR ronœ Ó' BY #J/ fman @foss ' " Patented Alim 9; l . t; , « » l 3 f >` " ‘ ' _ '-«UNITED ys'rnirs PATENT omcßv DISPLAY Box Jerome Shiffman and Harry> Gross,` ` ` ` New York, N. `Y. ` „ „Application April zo, `1931, serial No. 131,946 ‘y ` . ‘n ç , ` scams. (el. 11s-12mm» " I Y „. y „ I This invention relates to ` improvements infA v " similarrecess or slot `1 which receives the‘leaf boxes, jewelry cases or' ther receptacles and ‘ ¿I'Iof the hinge. When the"cove`r is 1in proper po more particularly to the hinge structurev thereof. . sition as shownin Fig. 1, it will be noted that the At the present time boxes or receptables of this " slot 1 isnot in Vdirect vertical‘alignment with thei ` 5 character are often made ,of hard, plastic mate- islot 5 inthe body‘portion‘ll", but isïplaced for-ßì 5 rials such as the phenolic substance commonly Wardly of said slot 5 in order that it may' receive referred to as “bakelite” and other similar mate- the offset‘leaf ,II oflthe hinge. The rear wallV 4 ` rials. Due tothe lack of resiliency of these maf of the box has its upper endzprovided with a rib - terials, the conventional methods of attaching 10 the hinge to connect the cover to the-body `of the or bead 8 extending between and connecting a. pair of rounded opstanding `lugs 303i `\ " lo " " `box are 'often impracticable becauseof the possi- The hinge is shown in detail in Figs. 4-and 5 i fbility of‘cracking or breaking the box when rivets , and it will be seen there that the same "is'com ` or other like fastening means are employed; Ad- posed o'f the two leaves IIJ and I I rolled or curled ' ` ` ditlonally, in‘using a hinge for‘a box of this kind, fas indicate'd’at I2 in the conventional manner to ‘ l5` it is important thatthehinge be more ¿or less receive the hinge pin I3. The-leaf II_,` which is 15’ ` ‘ ‘ ' 1concealed so that the exterior‘of the box will pre- . that entering into the `slot 1 in the cover 6, _is off ‘ sent a smooth and attractive appearance which is often detracted from by the .exposed heads of Y rivets or other known hinge-attaching means. 20‘ The primary object therefore of this inven` tion is to provide 'a hinge structure which can set as clearly shown; said leaf is also split'trans verselyas indicated at the two points' -3I and 32, and is ,distortedî or corrugated >to provide the re silient porti-ons 33 and 34 adjacent the slits 32, 20 said portions constituting resilient tbnguesfwhich i `easily be attached‘to the box vbody and cover` I when the leaf is inserted in the slot 1, are slight- ' without the possibility of damaging or breaking ‘ 1y Compressed and their resiliency will `tend to the box- or cover and dispensing with the use of l hold theleaf II tightly in lslot 1 without the use ` 25 rivets or other means which penetrate the box and are often exposed on- the exterior thereof. ` of the roundedpressed-out `elements 3,3, 34 the A further `object of the invention is to provide leaf near its/ free end is/undulated or corrugated. ` a hinge of the character-mentioned which will be l¿it the slits 3| and 32( shoulders 31 are formed ` ` substantially invisible in the completed structure.> ‘ 30` In the accompanying drawingwhereinan em“bodiment o! the invention is shown, Figa 1 is a vertical sectional view through a box provided i withgthe ing takenimproved substantially hingeonstructure, the line I-I the `of view Fig.be6, 35 looking in the direction of the arrows; Fig. 2 is a vertical sectional view through the hinge structure of the box on the line 2--2 of Fig. 6, looking »f’ of Aadditional fastening means. By‘the formation 25 which act to bite ‘into the‘walls of the slot and resist 'a withdrawal movement of the leaf from 30 the` slot.` 1 ' ` 3 ` , ` A - ' The leaf` I0 is similar in construction to that ' i shown providedat `II, withexcept the slots that `it3I is`and not‘offset.. 32 and„Itthe» is f rounded resilientL ‘corrugation's 33 and 34 which 35 ' when tongue II] is inserted in slot 5, resiliently ` ' «and frictionally engage the walls o_f said slot to in the direction of the arrows;_ Fig. 3 is a sec- `>thereby hold the tongue securely in position tional view similar to Fig. 1 showing the cover of therein. A curved spring 25, formed with’ hooked 4o the box in open¿position;'Fig. 4 is afront view of » ends 23, has said ends engaging over the edgesl 40 the hinge separated from the boxfand its cover; of apertures‘35 and 36 formed in thewleaves -IIi » 45 , Fig. 5 is an edge view of the hinge of‘Fig. 4; and Fig. 6 Vis a sectional view through the box, said and II of the hinge. This spring serves to hold ` the cover of the box in either the closed position, section being taken at right angles to that of Fig. of the same shown in Fig. 1, or `the open position 1. shown in Fig. 3. i I ` ' « ` ‘ 45 In the drawing,l I indicatesV the body or con~ With the arrangement shown, the hinge is very taining chamber of the box. The same may be’ easily fitted in place byv inserting the leaf I0 of any particular ornamental form or shape and in slot 5 and forcing the saine down-into said is provided with a bottom 2 from 4which extends * slot. The springiness inV the curved or rounded V50 the upstanding circumferential wall 3. The por- projections or corrugations 33 and 34 enables 50 tion of this wall `at the rear of the box designated y these portions to flatten slightly when the leaf is at 4, is provided with a downwardly extending re- inserted in the slot and their tendency to spring cess or slot 5 for the reception of the leaf I0 of backto normal rounded or curved form causes the hinge as will be hereinafter pointed out. them to grip the walls or` surfaces of the slot 55 The cover member 5 of the box is provided with ` ñrmlylto thereby securely hold the leaf III with- 55 ’ 5 `in slot I. Additionally the portions‘of said pro- A having pivotally connected leaves, one of each of jections adjacent to the slits Il and 3! form said leaves extending into cach of the slots, each shoulders which resist any tendency of the leaves 'leaf vbeing provided with several outwardly dis to move out of therespective slots. Leaf II is torted portions arched transversely of the direc tion oi!Y pivotal movement of the-leaves with re similarly fitted into slot 1 in cover i. The up VVstanding rib or bead l located between projec tions.“ serves to closeV the rear portion of the Joint between the cover member and body por tion and thereby conceals practically all portions ` ' of the hinge. The oifsetleaf il of the hingeen 10 undulations. ables-the cover to be swung back to a wide open ' l5 spect to one another, the leaves being split ad jacent to said portions and at -the end of said portions located nearest to the pivotal connection of the leaves to form shoulder portions on said A » 3. A box or similar receptacle having a body position as said leaf being offset avoids contact with the rib 8 when the cover is swung wide open. Through the arrangement disclosed a satis portion and cover, a hinge connecting the body portion with the cover, the body portion and factory hinge structure is provided which may be ing inwardly from the edge thereof, the hinge 10l cover each having a slot in its back wall extend easily attached to the body of the box and its having pivotallyl connected leaves, one of each cover by forcing the two leaves ofthe spring of said leaves extending into each of the slots, into'the slots oi' the body and cover respectively. « each leaf being provided with spaced slits and The naturev of the springmembers I3 and.“ on outwardly distorted rounded arched portions -ter the leaves of the hinge is such as to cause these minating in shoulders at the slits, the shoulders portions to firmly grip the walls ofthe slotsv and being in faced relation to the hinge axis for fric they are thereby firmly held in the slots and the tionally engaging the walls of the slots to there hinge attached in position without vpiercing the by anchor the leaveswithin the slots. 4. A bo'x or similar receptacle having a .body body of the‘box or cover.Y Accordingly, the ex portion and a cover, a hinge connecting the body terior appearance of the box is smooth and un broken by rivet heads and the like.A Also', the portion and the cover, the body portion and cover each having Ya slot in its back wall, the slot manner in which thevcoveris fitted and co-op in the body portion extending downwardly from Y , >crates with theoif-set portion' of y the hinge pro -duces a coverfitment wherein Athehingels ren dered substantiallyinvisible from the exterior of the box. Since such boxes are lined or inter nally padded, which lining-‘extends over and con cealsV the hinge on the interior of the box, the entire hinge iscompletely concealed in the fin ished box and the appearance- of the box is ïgreatly enhanced. _ What we claim is: ' y " . ' the top edge of said back wall and the slot in the cover extending upwardly from the bottom >edge of the cover, the slot in said cover beingl disposed out of verticalalignment withthe slot in the"body~ portion, vthe, hinge having pivotally connected leaves'` each of which lits into one of the slots, one of said leaves being off-set with respect to the other to thereby fit the disaligned ' slots. each leaf being undulated and having edge l. A box‘ or similarreceptacle having a body portions of the undulations forming shoulders portion and a cover, a hinge connecting the body - for frictionaily engaging the interior wall sur portion .with the cover. the body portionV and cover faces of the slots. 40 40 _each having a slot in its back wallv extending in 5. ‘A box Vor similar receptacle having a body wardly from the edge thereof, the hinge having portion and a cover. a hinge connecting the body _ pivotally connected leaves,1one of each of said portion with the cover, the body portion and leaves extending into each lof _the slots, each lcover each having a slot in its back wall extend leaf; being split and formed with undulations ing inwardly from the edge thereof, the hinge terminating at the split portions _of the leaves. having Vpivotally connected leaves, Yone of each' said undulated portions <of ,the leaves having of said leaves fitting into each of the slots, each shoulders located atrthe splits in the leaves, said leaf being undulated and having at least some shoulders being in faced relation tothe hinge Vof Vthe undulations provided at their ends nearest axis and frictionaily engaging-’the walls of the slots to thereby >hold the leaves within said slots. 2. A box or similar receptacle 'having a body portion anda cover, a hinge connecting the body portion with the cover, the body ‘portion and cover, each having a slot in its back wall extend- -' -ing inwardly from >the edge thereof, the hinge to the point of pivotal connection of the leaves with edge portions forming shoulders said shoul der edges being in faced relation to the hinge axis for frictionaily engaging the interior wall surfaces of the slots. ' ` JEROME SHIFFMAN. . lHARRY GROSS.