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July 9, 1946. 2,403,747 w. F. O’GORMAN MICROFILM READER ' Filed April 22, _l944 k NR NA“ \NVENTO'R ‘ ._ M/IZZ/hM 50 605mm 2’ ' ' ' ATTORNEY 2,403,747 Patented July 9, 1.946 7 * ''m PATENT? OFFICE. '. 12,403,147 MICBOFILM READER William F.‘ O’Gorman, New York, N.‘Y., assignor' of one-half to Daniel N. Garrett, Middletown, A _ ‘ Application mm, 1944,Serial'No. 5232.285 " ' 3 Claims. ' (01. 88-39) 2 1 This invention relates to an improved micro ?lm reader and its object is to provide a simple, to permit the ?lm 23 to pass between them and, between the fold line A and the staple at .d', inexpensive device for this purpose. Another ob which form the slot-22. ject is to make the device foldable so that when ‘ < , > 1' Fig. 1 is a side elevationof a device of pre» ‘ ferred form which is made according to and em-'] i n Fig. 2 is a front elevation of the device shown in Fig. l. i . -‘ its flaps‘H, H are folded against the ?aps‘F,'F. Holes d, ,f and it will then register and a metal lic fastener is put through them. Similar regis tering holes are provided in the flaps at the opposite sidesof the panels B, E and G and they are fastened together in like manner. The cham ' Referring to the drawing: ' , ?aDS F, F foldedagai st the flaps- D, D. The lens 26 is attachedto the panel .G which is now folded back onto the Y, upper edges of the flaps D,’ D to form, the top 25 of the chamber ‘207 and ' These and other objects will appear in the fol lowing speci?cation in which I will describe the invention, the novelvfeatures of which will be. set forth in claims. bodies my invention. _ positions at right angles to the panel B vandjthe ther objectis to.v reduce theweight of the device aminimum, _ The flaps D, D and the panel E are raised to not in use it occupies but little space. A still fur to , nected and the space between them is sufficient ber Zilis completed by folding panel I down wardly and tucking its flaps J, J between the flaps _ Fig. 3 is a plan view of a blank of thick paper D, D and H, H.‘ Thus the sides 21 of chamber. or thin card-board cut into a form and scored 20 are formed by the panels E and I and the with fold lines so that it may be folded into the 2.0 side flaps D, F, H and J. I structure illustrated in Figs. 1 and 2. Referring ?rst to Figs. 1 and 2, the device il lustrated therein comprises a pedestal ||l hav ing a base ||, an oblique re?ector |2 in the form To form the pedestal ID, the ?aps K, K are folded down tov a position at right angles to the panel C. At least that portion of theinner sur face vof ?aps K, K to the left of the diagonal of a white or light colored ?at surface at the 25 lines in Fig. 3 is white or light colored. These upper part of which are side shields l3. The flaps K, K form the side shields l3. The under inner surfaces of these shields are white or other side of panel L is also white or light colored. light re?ecting color. ~ Its flaps M, M are folded upwardly and swung in between the side ?aps K, K, The side flaps closed chamber 20. The base 2| of this chamber N, N of panel 0 are bent upwardly and over ?ts over the side shields and extends fromrthe the flaps M, M. This forms the base ll of the upper edge of the re?ector to the outer ends of device. When the holes k, m and n are in aline the side shields. It is provided with a slot 22 ment they are held together by a metal fastener through which a ?lm to be examined may be passed. A rectangular window 24 is formed in 35 passed through them and the ?aps on the other side similarly interconnected. The length of the the base 2|. In the top 25 of the chamber is a panels LG and E is the same as that of each magnifying lens 26 in axial linement with the of the panels L and O to enable the blank to center of the window. The sides 21 of the cham be folded ?at into a compact space. ber exclude light from it, except what comes through the ?lm 23 and hold the lens at theprop 40 ' While not limited to any speci?c size, this de vice made for examining standard 35 mm. ?lms er focal distance from the ?lm. The chamber weighs with a container only 11/2 ounces and 20 preferably is tilted out of parallelism with when folded ?at comprises a space of but the base of the pedestal for the convenience of Above the pedestal is a substantially cubical the operator. . ' 1/2nX23/6HX51/8n. ‘ .The blank shown in Fig. 3 is subdivided by 45 Various modi?cations in construction, mode of operation, method and use of an invention may fold lines into‘panels from which ?ats extend, those on one side being like those on the other side. The blank is ?rst folded on the line A to and dooccur to others, especially after bene?t ting from knowledge of such a disclosure as that herein presented of the principles involved, but superimpose the panel B on the panel C and these panels are fastened together by a staple 50 the invention itself is not con?ned to the present showing. positioned at X. Windows b and c are cut‘ I claim: through the panels B and C and these register 1. A folding micro?lm reader constructed of with each other. The panels B and C form the stiff sheet material cut into a blank having a base 2| of the chamber 20 shown in Figs. land 2. The lateral edges of panels B and C are not con 55 series of interconnected panels and side flaps and 3 2,403,747 scored with fold lines, said blank being bent at the fold lines to form a pedestal having an in clined member and side shields, the surfaces of the blank which form the upper surface of the inclined member and the inner surfaces of the side shields being of a light reflecting color and to form a chamber the base of which is made of two adjacent panels of the blank folded upon 4 panel which forms the top of the chamber, and sides for-med of other portions of the blank arranged to space the top of the chamber from the base a distance equal to the focal length of the'lens. 3. A folding micro?lm reader constructed of stiffgsheet material cut into a blank having a series of interconnected panelsan'd side ?aps and scored with'fold vlines, said blank vbeing bent at ‘the fold lines to form a pedestal having an in said edge exceeding the width of the ?lm, said ‘clined member and side shields, the surfaces of adjacent panels being provided with registering the blank which form the upper surface of the framed openings and a magnifying lens in the inclined member and, the inner surfaces of the panel which forms the top of the chamber. side shields being of a light reflecting color and 2. A folding micro?lm reader constructed of 15 to form a chamber the base of which is made of stiff sheet material cut into a blank having a two adjacent panels of the blank folded upon series of interconnected panels and 'side flaps each other to form an edge of a slot for receiving and scored with fold lines, said blank being bent a ?lm and fastened together at a distance from at the fold lines to form a pedestal having an said edge exceeding the width of the ?lm, said each other to form an edge of a slot for receiving a ?lm and fastened together at a distance from ‘inclined member and side shields, the surfaces 20 adjacent panels being provided with registering of the blank which form the upper surface of the framed openings‘, a magnifying lens-in the panel inclined member-and the inner surfaces of the which Vforms'the top of the chamber, and sides side shields being of a light reflecting color, and formed of other portions of the blank arranged to form a chamber the base of which is made to space the top of the chamber from the base of ‘two adjacent panels of the blank folded upon 25 a distance equal to the front length of the lens, each other to form an edge of a slot for receiving the length of the panel forming the top of the a ?lm and fastened together at a distance from panel and the two adjacent panels being equal said edge exceeding the width of the ?lm, said to that of the panels which form the inclined adjacent panels being provided with register member and the base of the pedestal. ing framed openings, a magnifying lens in the 80 WILLIAM F. O’GORMAN.