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I July 9, 1946-
M. l. WILLIAMSON ET AL
HINGED COVER CONTAINER`
Filed June 15, 1944
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__mNGnncovnn CONTAINER
Marshall I. Williamson, NewHaven, and Her
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National Folding Box Company,'New Haven,
Conn., a corporation of New Jersey
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Application June is, 1944, sensi No. 540,088l
1o claims. (Cl. 229-44)
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position. vContinuing openingv movement of the
cover part is resisted by the abutted elements
This invention relates to hinged cover con#`
f tainer, and more particularlyto a container
formed from paperboard or other suitable ilex
until a lifting torce on the cover part is exerted
ible material comprising a box part and a cover
suillcient to cause iiexingoi' one or more of the
part hinged to the box part and adapted to tele
scope over the open- end thereof and having
means associated with the cover part and the
5 side panels of the box part and/or one or more
of the side panels,- or ñanges of the cover part
transmitted to such panels through the com
box part to releasably retain the cover part in
pressive stress placed on the abutment elements.
closed position and releasably resist opening
’I'he abutment edges of the abutment elements
movement thereof. This application is a con 10 are retained in abutment, when _opening forcev is
applied to the cover part, by ‘a lug or projection
tinuation, in part, of our co-pending application,
»extending from one of saidabutment elements
Serial No. 451,711,- nled July 21, 1942 and issued
. which overlaps the other abutment element, thus'
February 13, 1945, as Patent No. 2,369,387. ‘
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. To provide a satisfactoryl hin-ged cover con
preventing either of the abutment elements from
tainer, means should be 'provided to retain the l5_ slipping out _of ~.edge -abutting engagement with
cover part in closed position so that the cover
- the other and passing behind one another.
-part will not fly open during normal handling of
In another form of-- the invention, the abut
ment iiap associated with _the cover part is _re
the container'I and desirably the >cover part should
be such as to permit opening and closing thereof
tained in relative fixed position with its abutment '
with maximum ease and speed. Where such 20 edge or edges nevertheless fully exposed for en
:gagement with the co-operating abutment edge '
hinged cover containers are made of metal and
similar rigid material, resistance to the opening
ofthe cover part is achieved by the substantial
frictional contact between the enclosing flanges
Iof the cover part andthe walls o1' -the box‘part.
' or edges of the abutment element or ilap hinged
However, in the case of hinged cover containers
made from paperboard or like ilexlble material,
suillcient irictional resistance between the cover
extension of suilicient length to’engßge a slit or
` wall panel of the cover part, or the lug exten-_
iianges and the box side walls to properly retain
the cover part inclosed position is lacking, and
so which retain the side wall panels or sections ci
to the adjacent side wall panel o!V the box part.>
The cover abutment element. or ilap may be re
tained in this ñxed position by making the lug
slot extending along‘the inside i'ace of the top
sion may be designed to interlock with tabs
the cover part in fixed assembled position.
When the abutment ilap elements are prop
eriy proportioned, in the manner hereinafter
more particularly described, the cover part can
cation, above referredvto, a hinged cover con- 35 be swung from its closed position -to openposi
tion only by applying suñlclent upward pressure
tainer formed 'of paperboard or like material
unless additional resistance means are provided,
the cover part will ily open during normal han
dling of the container.
There is disclosed in our co-pending _appli
- having abutment means or elements associated
- . or force to 4the cover part to overcome the resist
with the box part and cover part» thereofA which
ance to- hinging movement oiïered by the abut
ment flaps and the resistance to ilexing oilered
serve to releasably retain the cover part in closed
position and releasably resist opening movement 40 by oneor more or the box side panels and/or
cover side panels or ilanges, which resistance -to
thereof. The invention disclosed in this appli
cation is directed to certain modiilcations and >'opening' continues until the abutment elements
g1 naps move out of their `edge-abutted relation
extensions ot the inventive concept disclosed in
said prior filed :zo-.pending application.
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In one -iorm of the invention disclosed in this
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application, a pair o1' hinged abutment elementsor abutment ñaps are provided, one of which is. _
hingedfto a panel -of the box part and> free to
swing about its hinged edge, and the other' of
which is hinged to. the adjacent side panel or 50
_ _ilange oi’ the> cover part and tree to swing about
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Hinged cover containers. constructed in ac
cordance with this invention, provide a packag
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lng medium for numerous articles ot‘merchan
dise. The container itseli.' may be made in nu
merous- attractive shapes and forms and of any
length. width or depth desired.
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An' object of this invention is to provide an
improved hinged covercontalner formed from
.paperboard or other iiexible material, having
means associated with the b'oxand cover .part
cover part 'in
' the cover part is raised from closed towards open 55 thereof to releasably retain
its hinged edge._ `These hinged abutment ,ele-l
'ments or flaps are provided _with- co-operating
abutment edges which move into abutment when
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Fig. 11 is a vertical cross-sectional view
closed telescoped position over the box part and
operative to releasably resist opening movement
through the fully assembled and filled container
with the cover part in closed position;
Fig. 12 is a vertical cross-sectional view
through the upper portion of the container
showing the cover part in process of being swung
from closed toward open position;
Fig. 13 is a perspective view of a container
-showing the upper portion of an assembled box
of the cover part.
Another object of this invention is to provide a
container formed from suitably ñexible material
having a box part with a cover part hinged
thereto and adapted to telescope over the open
end of the box part, which is provided with
means associated with the box and cover parts
adapted -to releasably retain the' cover part in 10 part having associated therewith an unassembled
closed position so as to prevent undesired - cover part of another modined construction;
Fig. 14 is a perspective view of the upper por
opening thereof and which nevertheless may be
tion of the Ibox part shown in Fig. 13 with the
easily and quickly opened and closed, and which
'cover part partially assembled in open position;
also is so constructed that the cover part may y
Fig. 15 is a perspective view oi’ the container
be swung completely away from the open end 15
shown in Fig. 14 having its-cover part fully as
of the box Apart so as not to interfere with thb
sembled and in open position;
insertion or removal of the contents into or from
tiie box part.
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A further object of this invention is to provide
an improved hinging cover adapted to be asso
ciated with the box part of a container made of
flexible material which is attractive and neat in
Fig. 16 is a perspective view of the container
shown in Fig. 15 with the cover'part in process
20 of being moved- from closed to. open. .position
appearance.' strong and sturdy in construction,
against the resistance offered by the co-operating
abutment elements;
Fig. 17 is a vertical cross-sectional view .I
invention which are believed to be novel will be
associated therewith an unassembled cover Dart
advantages, and the manner in which it may be
carried out, may be better understood by refer
tion of _the container shown n Fig. 18 with the - '
through the upper portion of the container
and serviceable in use. and which may be made
shown in Fig. 15 as the same appears when the
to snugly telescope over the box part.
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cover part is inv fully closed position;
Other objects of this invention will become
Fig. 18 is a perspective view of a'container
apparent as the disclosure proceeds.
showing a fully formed b'oxl part and having
Although the characteristic features of this
particularly pointed out in the claims appended 30 of further modified construction;
Fig. 19 is a perspective view of the upper por
hereto, the invention itself, as to its objects and
cover part fully assembled and. in open position;
ring to the following description taken in con
nection with the accompanying drawings forming 35
a part hereof, in which
Fig. 1 is a perspective view of the unassembled
cover part hinged to van otherwise fully formed
box part showing the abutment elements asso
. cited therewith;
Fig. 2 is a perspective view of the fully
assembled cover part in open position;
Fig. 4 is a perspective view of: the assembled
cover part and box part showing the abutment
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is _ a vertical
cross-sectional view
through the upper portion of the container shown
in Fig. 19 with the cover part in closed position.
vSimilar reference characters refer to similar
parts throughout the several views o! the
In accordance with this invention, the box part
a of the container may be of any desired shape
or size but normally comprises enclosing side wall
panels and a bottom wall panel, which may be
formed and secured together in any desired man
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elements in cooperating abutting- relationship
existing when the cover part is being swung from
closed toward open position;
Fig. 5 is a verticalcross-sectional view through
kthe upper portion of the filled and closed con
tainer as it appears when viewed along line 5_5
of F18. 3;
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Fig. 3 is a f' perspective view of the fully
-assembled cover part in closed telescoped posi
tion over the upper end of the box part;
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For the purpose of explanation, however,
one of the enclosing panels is designated the front
wall panel I, the opposite enclosing panel is des
ignated as the rear wall panel 2, and the inter
mediate enclosing panels' as side wall panels I,
providing a tubular body having an open upper
end. The enclosing side wall'panelsof the box
part may be of any desired length and of amr
desired size and proportion. 'I'he particular con
Fig. 6 is a vertical cross-sectional view taken 55 struction of the enclosing side wall panels and v
the bottom panel, as w'ell as their manner oi' as
through the cover part and the uDDer -portion
of the box part and showing the cover part in ~
partially open position; ’
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sembly, may also be varied as desired.
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One of the enclosing panels, which will herei
be designated as the front wall panel I, is provided
with an abutment flap 5 hingedly connected there
Fig. 7 is a horizontal cross-sectional view taken
through the cover part and box part as viewed 60
to at its upper end 6. The abutment flap B asA
along line 1-1 of Fig. 3;
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shown in Fig. 1 may extend substantially the full
Fig.' 8 is a -perspective view of a container
width of the front wall panel I and may, if de
showing the upper portion of a box part and an
sired, be provided with mitered ends 1. The abut
unassembled cover part having abutment ele
ment flap 5 is provided with an abutment edge l
ments of somewhat modiñed construction;
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designed to co-operate with a complementary
Fig. 9 is a perspective view of the upper portion
of the fully formed container showing the cover ff abutment edge or edges presented by an abut
ment flap or strip Il associated with the cover
part of Fig. 8 fully assembled and swung into
part b of the container. ~ `
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open position;
The »cover part b forming a part of the con-A
Fig. 10 is a perspectiveV view of the upper 70
tainer as illustrated in Figs. 1 to v'7, inclusive, com
portion of the fully formed container showing
' the cover part in process of being moved from
closed to open position with the abutment ele
ments in position to resist such opening move
ment;
prises a top wall panel III which is hinged to the
rear wall panel 2 of the box part along a trans
» versely extending score line I I which defines the
75 top edge of the rear wall panel. _A front 'flange
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:section or 'panel lz is hingedly connected along a
transversely extending score line Il to the top
wall panel Il. 'I'he score line I3 yis so positioned
as to permit the front ilange section vI2 to snugly
overlie the outside face of the front wall panel
I of the box part when the cover part, fully as
sembled, vis -in closed position. A side wall form
l ing‘section or panel I4 is hingedly connected to
~ each end of the front ilalnge section I2 by a score
line I5 which is so positioned-as to permit each
sidewall section to snugly overlie the outside
`face of the adjacent side wall panel 3 of the box
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from which-these abutment naps are formed has ‘
the tendency to cause the free swinging abutment
iiap 5 to swing away from its associated front wall
panel I of the box part, and thus serves to retain
the end portions I' of its abutment edge _l in
abutment with the adjacent abutment edges 22
of the cover abutment nap I9. 'I'he lug 2I pre
vents any part of the box abutment fiap'l from
‘ passing behind the cover- abutment nap I 9, andthus positive abutment between edges l’ot box
abutment flap 5 and edges 22 oi' cover abutment
flap I5 is assured.
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part when the _cover part is in closed position.
It will be noted by referring more particularly
Each sidewall section I4 is also provided .with a
to mg. 4 and Fig.- 8, that when the cover part is _
securing tab I6 hinged thereto along a trans 15 moved _from closed toward open position that the
1 versely extending score line I1. Each of the score
abutment ñap 5 is-i'ree to swing or pivot about
lines I'I may be substantially» in alignment with
itshinged edge l. 'I'he length oi.' the swinging
the score line I3. Each securing tab I6 is sep
t abutment flap 5 is such that when the cover is
arated as by cut I8 from the adjacent end `oi? the
moved from closed toward open position, com- .
` top wall-panel III. The securing tabs I6 are so
pressive stress is placed on the nap 5 causing an
shaped and proportioned that they may be folded
inbowing or flexingl of the front wall panel I of
to overlie the respective adjacent ends of the top - the box part. Outbowing or flexing of the cor
wall panel I0.
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responding side panel or ilange I2 of the cover
The abutment ñap I9 is hingedly connected by
part may also occur to a greater o_r lesser extent
transversely extending score line 20 to the' front 25 depending upon the relative resistance to flexing
'.ilange section I2 and is so proportioned that it
possessed by the box panel and the `cover panel.
may be folded to normally overlie the inside> face -'
of the front ñange section or panel I2 of the cover
In other words, if the box panel I is relatively less .
stiff and rigid than the corresponding front> panel
part as shown in Fig. 2. 'I'he abutment flap I! is
I2 of the cover part the greatest flexing will occur
free to hinge along its hinge line 20 and is pro 30 in the box panel I. The degree of resistance to
vided with a lug or projection 2I and labutment
opening will depend, of course, upon the degree
edges'22 which are adapted to co_-operate with
the abutment edge 8 of the abutment ilap 5 as
sociated with the box part when the cover part
of resistance to ilex possessed by the box panels
and cover panels and the amount or degree of» K
fiexing required to permit lthe -cover part to clear
is in closed and _telescoped position overthe box 35 the hinging abutment nap 5 and move out of
part.
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The assembled cover part b illustrated in Figs.
abutment therewith. The length a: o! the hinging
abutment ilap 5 must be such as to be subjected
2 to 7, inclusive, thus comprises- a top wall panel
to compressive strain between the abutment edges
I0 hinged to the upper edge of the rear Wall panel
22o! the cover abutment ñap I9 and the front wall
2 of the box part, a front flange section I2, and 40 panel of the box part to which it is hinged. The
side wall sections _I4 each connected to an end’oi'
__ length a: of the hinging abutment flap 5 should
the front flange section I2 along the-'hinge line _ not however be _too great in length to prevent
- I5 and to the top _wallA panel III by the securing"
opening oi' the cover part or to place such _a strain
«tab I6. -' The securing tab I5 may be secured by
on the paperboard. and particularly the cover
adhesiveto either the inside face or the outside 45 hinging score line II, as to cause rupture or
face of the top wall panel.
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breakage thereof. The box abutment nap 5 and
The hinged cover container as thus assembled , the cover abutment ñap I94 are thus so shaped
_appears as shown in Fig. 2, when the cover part
and proportioned as to impose suillcient _stresses
is in open position ready -to receive the merchan
on .the ‘box side panels and cover side panels to
dise. The merchandise plugP (see Figs. 5 and 6) 50 achieve the desired resistance to normal opening
is inserted into the box part through the open end
Í of the cover part so that the cover part is retained
thereof and the cover part may then be -swung
in closed position and will-not be inadvertently
’ into closed position as shown in Fig. 3. It will be
opened during normal handling oi.' the container.
noted that the parts are so proportioned that the
There is shown in Figs. 8 to 12, inclusive,_a f
front flange or panel I2 of thecover part snugly 55 hinge cover container having a cover part- of>
telescopes over the front wall panel of the vbox
somewhat modiiled construction. In this form of
part and the side wall sections or panels I4 of the
the invention the side wall sections or panels 24
cover part snugly telescope over the sidewall
are hinged to the ends of the top wall panel -III
panels 3 oi.' the box part.~ »The outer free edge
given a rounded or curvilinear contour to enhance
[along score lines 25. A securing tabf25 is hinged
to each of the side wall sections 24 along the
score line 21, the score line 27| being substantially
its appearance and usefulness.
'in alignment ,with the score line I3 which con-- .
Il' of the cover. side panels or section Il may be
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When the cover part is' in closed position, it y
will be noted by referring to the cross-sectional
view shown in Fig. 5, that the abutment elements
-5 and I9 are substantially concealed from view
within the cover part, andare so proportioned
that the ends 8' of the abutment edge 5 are sub
v stantially in abutment with the abutment edges
nects the front wall panel or flange I2 to the top
wall panel I0 of the cover part. Each of the seç
curing tabs 25 -are separated from _adjacent ends"_ "
of the i'ront flange section I2 by a cut line 2I._y
In assembling the >cover part. the side wall sections ' ‘
' or panels 24 and _the front ilange section of panel
I2 are turned substantially at right angles 'to
22'of abutment ñap I9.. The lug or projection 2| 70 the topl wall panel III andv the securing tabs
on the abutment ilap I8, however, overlaps the
_ center section of the- abutment ilap 5 so that the -
intermediate> edge s" of the abutment flap s 'is
not in abutting engagement with the cover abut
ment flap Il. The resiliency ofthe paperboard
25 aresarranged to overlap the i'ront ilange sec;
,tion or panelI2. 'I'he tabs 25 may be adhesively'A
secured either ‘to the Voutside facel or' the inside
face of the front ilange section I 2. _ The- abutment
aap n is hinged to the front _aange section l: ' ’
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accomplished by using oney lug 2l or a pair of
spaced lugs 9 associated with either the box abut
of the cover part along a score line 20., which
jpermits cover abutment flap I9 to be folded ln
wardly and to normally overlie the inside face
of the front flange section I2 of the cover part,
as illustrated ln Fig. 9.
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ment flap or the cover abutment flap.
- There is show'n in Figs. 13 to 1'7, inclusive, a
hinged cover container formed' of paperboard or
like flexible material, having a cover part where
in the side wall sections 24 are hinged to the
opposite ends of the top wall panel III along hinge
forming score lines 25, anda securing tab 29
10 -hinged to each of the side wall sections 24 along
An abutment flap 5 is hinged to the upper edge
of the front wall panel Iv of the box part along
the score line 9.. In this form of the invention
the box abutment flap 5 is provided withl a pair
of spaced lugs or projections 9 and a free abut
a score line 39, the score line 99 being substan
ment edge 9 extending therebetween. The'free
tially -a straight line continuation of the score
abutment edge 9 is designed to abut the abutment
line I9 which hingedly connects the front flange
edge 23 of the cover abutment ilap I9 when the
section or panel I2 to the top wall panel I9.
cover part is in closed position.
The
securing tabs 29 are separated from the ends
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When the hinged cover container has been
of the vfront flange section I2 by a ¿cut line 3|.
assembled as shown in Fig. 9, the merchandise
The oo_ver forming part, as shown in Fig. 13, is
plug P is telescoped into the box part through the
open end thereof and the cover part then swung ` assembled by folding the side wall sections 24
flange section I2 to a position sub
into closed position as shown in Fig. l1. As . and the front
at right angles with the top wall panel
thus arranged it will be noted that abutment edge 20 stantially
I9, the securing tabs 29 being folded inwardly
9 of the box abutment flap 5 is substantiallyA in .
abutment with the abutment edge 23 of the cover c
abutment flap I9, the lugs 9 serving to prevent
any part of the cover abutment ilap I9 from
so as to overlie the inside face of the front
flange section I2. The cover abutment flap I9
hinged to the front flange section I2 along the
working its way behind the box abutment flap 5. 25 score line 20 is designed to fold over and overlie
the inside face of the securing tabs 29, as shown
When lifting force is exerted on the cover part,
more particularly in Fig. _15. The cover abut
`the cover abutment :liap I9 will pivot about its
ment flap I9 is provided with a lug 92 of sum
hinged line >20, as shown in Figs. 10 and 12. This
clent length so that the end portion 93 thereof
lifting force causes compressive stress to be
be inserted into a slit or slot 94 provided
exerted onthe hlnging abutment flap I9 length 30 may
in
the
top wall panel III of the coverv part, as
wise thereof, which in turn causes inward flex
shown in Figs. 15 and 17. In this form of as
ing or bowing of‘the front wall panel I of the box
sembly, the abutment flap I9 is firmly held in
part and/or outward flexing or bowing of the
infolded position and the securing tabs 29 fric
adjacent front wall flange or panel- I2 of the cover
tionally gripped between the cover abutment- flap
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part. When these panels have'been flexed sufil
I9 and the inside face of the front flange section
vclently to permit the hlnglng abutment flap I9
I2 of the cover part. Thus the securing tabs 29
to execute >its predestined hinging or ,swinging
need not be secured by adhesive or other extra
movement, the resistance to opening movementl
neous means to the front flange section I2 of
of the cover part is released and the cover part
cover part.
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may then be swung into f_ull open position. It will 40 theThe
merchandise »plug P is telescoped into the
be appreciated that the length a: of the hlnglng
box part of the ycontainer when the cover part
abutment nap I9 must be such that compressive
is swung into open position as shown in Fig. 15.
stress is placed thereon and a predetermined flex..
When the cover part is swung into closed posl-‘
ing of one or more of the cover panels and/or
tion, the end portions 9' of the abutment edge
one or more of the box panels must take place. 45 9 of the box abutment flap 5 will substantially
The stiffness or resistance to flexing which the
abut the abutment edges 22 of the ilxed abut
box panels and cover panels possess, determines
ment flap I9. The lug 92 will then overlap the
the degree of resistance to opening of the cover
box abutment flap -5 so that' the central part 9"
' part. Thus the hinging abutment -ilap I9 and the
of the abutment edge of flap 5 will neither grip
relatively llxedly held box abutment flap 5 are 50 nor pass behind the abutment edges'of the cover
so shaped and proportioned as to impose sufiicient
abutment flap I9. The box abutment flap 5 is '
stress on the box and cover side panels to achieve
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free to swing or hinge in the manner shown in
the desired resistance to normal opening of the
Fig. 16, and the resilient nature of the flap 5
cover part and retain the cover part in closed
will maintain the end sections 9' of its abut
position and against inadvertent opening during
ment edge 9 in position to abut the abutment
normal handling of the container.
edges 22 of the cover abutment flap I2 when the
It will be appreciated that the lugs 9 serve to
cover part is raised.
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retain the cooperating abutment edges of the box
the closed cover part
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lifting
force
exerted
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flap 5 and cover flap I9 in abutment, and while
the lugs 9 are shown in Fig. 9 as associated with 60 first brings edges 9’ of box abutment flap 5 into
abutment with abutment edges 22 of the cover
the box abutment flap 5, a similar result can be
abutment flap I9 and continued lifting force on
accomplished by associating the lugs 9 with the
the cover part places a compressive stress on
cover abutment flap I9, or by using a single lug'.
the box abutment flap 5 lengthwise thereof,
2l, as shown in Fig. 1, in association with either
which causes a flexing or bowing of the front
the box abutment -ñap 5 or the cover abutment
wall. panel I of the box part and/or the flange
flap I9 of the container shown in Fig. 9. Like
front section or panel I2 of the cover part until
wise it is within the purview of this invention to
the Abox abutment iiap 5 has swung clear of the
associate the single lug 2l, as shown in Fig. 1,
cover part. Thus it will .be noted that the hing
with the box abutment flap 5, shown in Fig. 9, or
in lieu of the lug 2l, to associate a pair of lugs ' ing abutment flap 5 and the nxedly held abut
ment flap I9 are so shaped and proportioned as
9 with. the box abutment nap 5 or the cover
to impose flexing or bending stress upon the as
abutment flap I9 of the container illustrated in
sociated side panels of thel box- part and cover
Figs. 1 to '7, inclusive. It will thus be appreci
part, and thereby achieve the desired resistance
ated that the drawings are illustrative only, and
to opening movement of the cover part.
a proper functioning of the invention may be fully
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cooperating abutment edges arranged to move
into abutment and maintain/compressive stress
on at leest one of said flaps during a portion of
the swinging movement of the cover part from
closed 'to open position, one of said abutment
flaps having a lug projecting'from an edge there
of adapted to overlap the other abutment flap
and effective to cause a bowing distortion of said
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portion of the swinging movement of the cover
part from closed to open position.
4. An improved hinged cover container com
prising, a box .part having enclosing side panels
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
having an end wall panel hingedly connected to
one of the box side panels and connected cover
side panels joined to said end wall panel adapted
to telescope over other adjacent box side panels,
an abutment flap hinged to one of said other box
-other abutment flap whereby the cooperating 10 -side panels and extending along the outside face
abutment edges of said `abutment flaps arere
thereof, an abutment nap hinged to the adjacent
tained in firm cooperating abutting engagement
cover side panel and extending along the inside
during a portion of the swinging movement of
`face thereof, said abutment naps being substan
the cover part `from closed to open position.
tially wholly contained within the cover part
2. An improved hinged cover container com 15 ,when the cover part is in closed position and be
prising, a box part having enclosing side panels
ing operative to automatically releasably retain
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
having an end wall panel hingedly connected to
one of the box side panels and connected cover
side panels joined to said end wall panel adapt
ed to telescope over- other adjacent box side
panels, an abutment flap hinged to onev of said
the cover part in closed position and releasably
resist opening movement thereof, said abutment -
flaps having cooperating abutment edges ar
ranged to move into abutment and maintain
compressive stress on at least one of said flaps
during a portion of the swinging movement of
other box side panels and extending along the
the cover part from closed to open position, a
outside face and adjacent to the open end there
lug projecting from said box abutment flap
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of, an abutment flap hinged to the adjacent
adapted to overlap the cover abutment flap and '
cover side panel and extending along the inside
eñective to cause a bowing distortion of said
face thereof, said abutment flaps being substan
cover abutment flap whereby,I the cooperating
tially wholly contained within the cover part
abutment edges of said abutment flaps are re
when the cover partis in closed position and
tained in firm cooperating abutting engagement
being operative to automatically releasably re 30 during a portion of the swinging movement of '
tain the cover part in closed position and releas
the cover part from closed‘to open position.
ably resist opening movement thereof, saidabut- .
5. An improved hinged cover container com
ment flaps having cooperating abutment edges
prising, a box part having enclosing side panels
arranged to move into 'abutment and maintain
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
compressive stress on at least one of said flaps 35 having an end wall panel hingedly connected to
during a portion -of the swinging movement of
one of the box side panels and connected cover
the cover part from closed to open position, one
side panels joined to s_aid end wall panel adapted
oi' vsaid abutment iiaps having a pair of spaced
to telescope over other adjacent box side panels,
lugs projecting from an edge thereof adapted
an abutment flap hinged to one of said other box
to overlap the other abutment flap and effective
side panels and extending along the outside face
to cause a bowing distortion of said other abut
thereof, an abutment lflap hinged to the adjacent
ment ilap whereby the cooperating abutmentv
cover side panel and extending along the inside
edges. of said abutmentfiaps are retained in firm
face thereof, said abutment flaps being substan
cooperating abutting engagement during a por
tially wholly contained' within the cover part
tion of the swinging movement of the cover part
when the cover part is in closed position and
from closed to open position.
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being operative to» automatically releasably re
3. An improved hinged cover container corn- -'
tain the cover part in closed position and releas
prising, a box part having enclosing side panels
ably resist opening movement thereof, said'
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
having an end wall panel hingedly connected to
one of the boxl side panels land connected cover
side panels joined to said end wall panel adapted
to telescope over other adjacent box side panels,
an abutment ilap hinged to one of said ,other v
box side panels and extending along the outside
face thereof, an abutment flap hinged to the ad
jacent cover side panel and extending along the
inside face thereof, said abutment flaps' being
substantially wholly contained within the cover
part when the cover part is in closed- position
and being operative to automatically releasably
'retain the cover part in closed position and re
abutment flaps having cooperating abutment
edges arranged to move into abutment and
maintain compressive stress on at least one of
said flaps during a portion of the swinging move
ment of the cover part from closed to open posi
tion, a pair of spaced lugskprojecti-ng from said
box abutment ñap adapted to overlap the cover
abutment flap and eifeçtive to cause a bowing
distortion of said cover abutment fiapwhereby
the cooperating abutment edges of said abutment
flaps are retained in firm cooperating abutting
engagement during -a portion of the swinging
-movement of the cover part fromclosed to open
position.
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l 6. An improved hinged cover container com
leasably resist opening movement thereof, said
abutment flaps having cooperating abutment 05 prising, a box part having enclosing side panels
edges arranged to move into abutment and main.
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
tain compressive stress on at least one of saidv
having an end wall p'anel hingedly 'connected to
ilaps- during a portion of the' swinging move
ment of the cover part from closed to open posi
one of the box side panels and connected cover
tion, a lug projecting from said cover abutment y
flap adapted to overlap the box abutment tlap
and effective _to cause a bowing distortion of Asaid
box abutment nap whereby the cooperating abut- _
ment edges of said abutment flaps are retained in
nrm cooperating abutting engagement during a
side'panels joined to said end wall panels adapt
ed to, telescope over other adjacent box side
panels, an abutment nap hinged to one of said
other box side panels and extending along the
outside face thereof, an abutment flap hinged
to the adjacent cover side panel and extending
along the inside face thereof, said abutment flaps
¿soeces
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being subnantially wholly contained within-the
ì cover part in closed
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position and releasably resist
'r cover part when- the cover part is in closed posi
` tion and being operative to automatically releas
vopening movement thereof, Vsaid abutment flaps
ably retain the cover part in closed position and
, releasably resist opening movement thereof. said
move into abutment and maintain compressive
stress on said free swinging box abutment ilap
having cooperating abutment edges arranged to A
abutment ilaps having cooperating abutment
during a portion of the swinging movement of
the cover part from closed to open position, said
edges arranged to move into abutment and main
tain compressive stress on at least one oiisaid
naps during a portion 'of the swinging move-.
ment of the~ cover part from closed to open posi
tion, said cover abutment ilap having a pair of
lug element being arranged to overlap the' box
`abutment flap and eil’ective to cause a- bowing
distortion of said box abutment flap whereby the
cooperating abutment edges of said abutment
ilapsare retained- vin firm cooperating abutting
spaced lugs -projecting from- an edgev thereof
adapted to- overlap the box abutment ilap and
engagement during a portion ol.' theswinging _
effective to cause a bowing distortion >of said
box abutment ilap. whereby lthe cooperating 15
abutment edges of said abutment naps are re
movement, of the cover part trom closed to open
position.
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' 9. An improved hinged cover container formed
' from paperboard material comprising, a box part
tained in ñrm cooperating abutting engagement
during a portion of the swinging movement of .
deilned by a iront wall panel, a rear wall panel,
the cover part from closed to open position.
7. An improved hinged cover container com
.intermediate side wall panels connecting said
front and lrear wall panels and an open upper
end, an abutment ilap hinged to said iront wall
prising, a box part having enclosing side panels
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
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‘having an end wall panel hingedly connected to
ïpanel adjacent said open upper end and nor- n
mally overlying the outside face of said front
one of the box side panels, connected cover side '
wall panel, a cover part for said open end com
panels> joined -to said end wall panel adapted 4to 25 prising a top wall panel lhingedly connected to
telescope over other adjacent box side panels,
-the open end of the rear wall panel of the boxK
an abutment ilap hinged to one of said other
part, a i'ront i'lange section connected to said top. _
box side panels and extending along the outside _
wall panel adapted to telescope over the frontvi'ace and adjacent to the open end thereof, an
wall panel and abutment flap of_ the box part,
abutment flap hinged to the adjacent cover side 30 side wall sections connected to the ends of_ said
panel and extending along the inside face there
top wall _panel adapted to telescope over the
of, a lug element extending from _ said cover
intermediate side wall panels of the box part,
abutment nap retaining said cover abutment flap
a tab hinged to each of 'said side wall sections
in substantially ilxed position along'the inside
overlapping the inside face of said front flange
face of said adjacent cover side panel, said abut 35 section, an-abutment ilap hinged to said i'ront
ment flaps being substantially wholly contained
ilange section overlying the inside face of said
within’the cover part when the cover part is
tabs. a lug extending from said coverV abutment
_f in closed position and being operative to auto
flap- locking said cover abutment flap to said
matically releasably retain the cover part in ` tabs, said abutment. ñaps presenting cooperat
closed position and releasably resist opening
movement thereof, said abutment naps having
40 ing abutment Zedges automaticallyn operative to I
releasably retain the cover part in closed position
_cooperating abutment edges arranged to' move v
' into abutment and maintain compressive stress
and to releasably resist opening movement there
of,.said lug being arranged to overlap said-box
abutment flap and effective to cause a bowing
distortion of said box abutment flap whereby the
vcooperating abutment edges oi.' said abutment
on said free swinging' box abutment ilap during
a portion of the Swinging movement ofthe cover
part from closed to open position, said lug ele
ment being arranged to- overlap the’ box abut
ment Hap and eiïective to cause a bowing dis
tortion of said box abutment’ ñap whereby the
cooperating abutment edges of> said abutment 50
flaps are retained in ilrm cooperating abutting
' engagement during a portion of the swinging '
movement of the cover part from _closed to open
>8. An improved hinged cover container com
prising,- a box part having enclosing side panels
flaps are retained in ñrm cooperating abutting
engagement during a portion of the swinging
movement of the cover part from closed to open
position',
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10. An improved Vhinged cover container-lv
i'ormed from paperboard‘material comprising, a
box part deñned by a front wall panel, a rear
wall panel, intermediate side wall panels con
55 necting said front and rear wall panels, and an
and an open end, a cover part for said open end
having an end _wall panel hingedly connected ~
to one oi’ the box side panels, connected cover
open upper end, an abutment flap hinged to
said front wall panel adjacent said open upper
end and normally overlying the outside _face of
saidfront wall panel,-a cover part for said open
side panels joined to _said end wall panel adapted 60 end comprising a top wall panel hingedly con
to telescope over other adjacent box side panels,
nected to the open Yend of the rear -wall panel
an abutment nap hinged to one of said other box
of the box part, a front flange section connected
side panels and extending along the outside
to said top wall panel adapted =_to telescope over
face and adjacent to the Vopen 'end thereof, an
the front wallpanel and abutment ilap of the
abutment flap hinged to the adjacent cover sideA 65 _box part. 'side wall sections connected to the
panel and extending alongV the inside face there
of. lugelement extending from said cover» abut
ment ñap having the end portion-thereof ilxed
to said end wall panel to thereby- retain said cover
- ends of said top wall panel adapted to telescope
over the intermediate vside -wali panels of the
box part, a, tab hinged toieach of said side wall
" sections overlapping the inside face of said front
abutment flap in substantially ilxed pomtioni 70 ilange'section, an abutment daphinged» to said
along the inside face of said adjacent cover side
. ’_ panel, said abutment ilaps being substantially
-wholly contained within the cover part when
the cover part is in' closed podtion and being
front ñange section overlying the inside face of
said tabs, a lug extending from saidooverabut
ment nap, said tabs having reduced end portions
' overlapping the inside 'face ot said lug to thereby
operative to automatically releasably `retain the 75_ loci; said cover abutment> ñap to said tabs; said
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abutment naps presenting cooperating abutment
' cooperating abutment edges yof said abutment
ñaps are retained in firm cooperating abutting
engagement during a portion of the swinging
edges automatically operative to releasabiy re
tain the cover part in closed position and to re
leasably resist opening movement thereof, said
iug .being arranged to overlap said box abut 5
ment ñap and effective to Acause a bowing 'dis
tortion of said box abutment flap whereby the
movement of the cover part from closed to open
position.
MARSHALL I. WILLIAMSON.
HERMAN' A.
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