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Auga 13, 1946. A, QTTESEN 2,405,667 RECEPTACLE COVER Filed Jan. 20, 1944 ‘ INVENTOR. draw Gites e/z BY Patented Aug. 13, 1946 2,405,667 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,405,667 RECEPTACLE COVER Andrew Ottesen, New York, N. Y. Application January 20, 1944, Serial No. 518,981 1 Claim. (01. 22o_-4s) ' 1 2 This invention relates to new and useful im provements in a receptacle cover. This applica tion is a continuation in part of my previous application Serial No. 418,637, ?led November 12, 1941, and now matured into Patent Number a vertical inner wall I5. The edge portions of the cover are sealed upon the end of the can body by the conventional rolled edge. An annular score line I6 is formed within the channel l2 at the junction of the base wall ill with the inner wall [5. This permits the re 2,344,894. ceptacle cover H to be removed by forcing the This invention proposes the construction of a inner wall l5 inwards relative to the outer wall receptacle cover characterized by a downwardly l3 for separating the cover 12 from the can body directed annular channel having an outer wall continuing into a base wall which in turn con 10 H1 in the score line I6, as shown in Fig. 4. A prying tool is inserted into the channel l2 and tinues into an inner wall with an annular score moved in a direction to press the inner wall l5 line formed within the channel in a manner to inwards causing the cover sections to separate permit the cover to be removed from the recep at the score line I6. The inner wall l5 being tacle by means of a prying tool such as a screw 15 moved inward by pressing from above the base driver, the back of a spoon, or the like. wall l4 and score line Hi. A further object of the invention proposes In the form of the invention shown in Fig. 5 forming the score line within the channel in the the construction of the can cover is similar to vicinity of the junction of the base wall with the that previously described, except for the provi inner wall so that the bottom portion of the inner wall may be forced inwards relative to the 20 sion of a reinforcing band I‘! which is mounted in position on the top portion of the inner wall outer wall for opening the cover along the score IS. The reinforcing band I‘! serves to stiffen line. the top portion of the inner wall l5 and prevent Still another object of the invention proposes it from being mashed and collapsed under the pres forming the annular score line in the junction of the inner wall with the top wall in a manner so 25 sure of the prying tool used for moving the inner wall [5 inwards to breakthe cover I! at the that the top portion of the inner wall may be score line 16. forced inwards relative to the outer wall to open In other respects this form of the invention is the receptacle along the score line. similar to that previously shown and like refer Still another object of the invention proposes the provision of stiffening and reinforcing bands 30 ence numerals identify like parts in each of the several views. mounted upon portions of the inner wall of the channel in a manner to stiffen the inner wall While I have illustrated and described the pre against being collapsed. ferred embodiments of my invention, it is to be For further comprehension of the invention. understood that I do not limit myself to the pre and of the objects and advantages thereof, ref 35 cise constructions herein disclosed and the right. erence will be had to the following description is reserved to all changes and modi?cations com and accompanying drawing, and to the appended ing within the scope of the invention as de?ned in the appended claim. claim in which the various novel features of the invention are more particularly set forth. Having thus described my invention, what I In the accompanying drawing forming a ma claim as new and desire to secure by United States terial part of this disclosure: Letters Patent is: ‘Fig. 1 is a perspective view of a receptacle in In a receptacle cover having a downwardly di the form of a can having a cover constructed in rected annular channel formed of an outer-wall accordance with this invention. which continues into a base wall which in’ turn 45 continues into an inner wall, and having an an Fig. 2 is a plan view of Fig. 1. Fig. 3 is an enlarged partial vertical sectional nular score line within said channel in the vi view taken on the line 3—3 of Fig.2. cinity of the junction of said base wall and inner Fig. 4 is an enlarged view of a portion of Fig. wall so that the bottom portion of the inner wall 3 showingr the can partially opened at the score may be forced inwards relative to said outer wall line. 50 for opening said cover along said score line, means Fig. 5 is a view similar to Fig. 4 but illustrating for supporting an annular top portion of said a modi?cation of the invention. inner wall for forming a fulcrum for the bottom The receptacle cover, according to this inven portion when pried open along said score line, tion, is formed on the ends of a receptacle H] comprising a reinforcing band ?xedly mounted in which is in the form of a tin can. The cover ll 55 position on the top portion of the inner face of comprises a downwardly directed annular chan said inner wall and having its bottom edge por nel I2 formed with an outer wall [3 continuing tion spaced upwards of said score line. into a base wall M which in turn continues into ANDREW O'I'TESEN.