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Aug. 27,’ 1946. 2,406,571 w. H. s'roEHR soAP CONTAINER . Filed April l0, 1945 Patented Aug'. Z7, 1946 2,406,571 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,406,571 SOAP CONTAINER Walter H. Stoehr, Cheney, Kans. Application April 10, 1945, Serial No.y 587,567 2 claims. (o1. 45-28) 1 This invention relates to receptacles, and mo-re particularly to soap receptacles. A main object of the invention is to provide a sanitary receptacle for holding and dispensing bars of soap or the like when desired. 2 raise said closure to an open position to permit ythe exit of the bar of soap in compartment 8, as shown in dotted view in Figure 2. Upon release 'Y _of button member I2 the weight of the parts will move them back to normal position, with clo sure member I5 resuming its closed position and rear wall 9 abutting wall 2. construction, The receptacle is supported on a wall by a slot Further objects and advantages of the inven ted lug element I1 secured to rear wall 2, said lug tion will appear from the following description 10 element being detachably received in a U-shaped and claims, and from the accompanying draw bracket I8 secured to the supporting wall. Any ing, wherein: . other well-known detachable supporting means Figure l-is a front elevational View of a. sani may be employed for this purpose. tary soap receptacle in accordance with this in Any desired number of compartments 8 may vention with a portion of the front cover of one 15 be employed and each compartment may be in of the soap compartments broken away. dependently actuated to remove its bar of soap. Figure 2 is a vertical cross-sectional view taken The closure members I5 for each compartment normal to the central longitudinal plane of the will keep the soap therein clean and free from receptacle of Figure 1. _ dust while not in use, and will provide a neat and A further object of the invention is to provide an improved sanitary soap receptacle of novel Referring tothe drawing, I designates a housing 20 pleasing appearance to the receptacle. ' which may be made of sheet metal, plastic, glass While a specific embodiment of a soap con , or other suitable material. Housing I comprises tainer has been disclosed in the foregoing de a rear wall portion 2 which extends downwardly scription it will be understood that various modi below the body of the receptacle and is formed fications Within the spirit of the invention may at its lower end portion with a perforated shelf 25 occur to those skilledin the art. Therefore, it is member 3. The body of the receptacle comprises intended that no limitations be placed onA the a top horizontal wall 4 and side wall portions 5, 5. invention other than as defined b-y the scope of y The lower portions of the bottom edges of side ` the appended claims. walls 5, 5 are formed with lug members 6, 6 in What is claimed is: which is secured a transverse rod member 1, said 30 lug members 6, 6 being located slightly forward of the central plane of the body of the receptacle. Pivotally supported on rod member ‘I are a plu rality of channel-shaped compartments 8, each 1. A soap receptacle comprising a body mem ber having a rear wall, a top wall and side walls connected to one another, a channel-shaped com partment pivotally supported between said side walls, said compartment being open at its for compartment being open at its forward end and 35 ward end, means biasing said compartment to a being provided at its rearward end with a rear normal substantially horizontal position, a clol wall 9. Each compartment 8 is supported on an sure member pivotally secured between said side inverted U-shaped bracket member ID to which it is rigidly secured, said bracket member> I0 be ing pivotally mounted on rod 'I. -Rigidly secured 40 to Ithe bottom wall of each compartment 8 is a1 forwardly extending arm II' provided with an offset push button member I2 for manually tilt ing compartment 8 around rod 1. A U-shaped rod member I3 is secured between side walls 5, 5 45 to provide a stop means for limiting the tilting of compartment 8 to' an angle sufficient t0 allow a bar of soap contained therein to slide out for walls and biasedv to normally close the forward end of the compartment, and an upwardly and forwardly extending arm secured to the rear por tion of said compartment, said arm being adapted `to abut said closure member responsive to tilting oi’ said compartment. 2. A soap receptacle comprising a body mem ber having a rear wall, a, top wall and side walls connected to one another, a bottom member piv forwardly extending closure actuating arm I6, tion responsive to tilting of said bottom member. otally supported between said side walls, the plane of pivotal support thereof being forward of the use. central plane of said body member, the rear por Secured between side walls 5, 5 at their upper 50 tion of said bottom member normally abutting forward corner portions is a transverse rod and being supported by said rear wall, a front member I4 upon which are pivotally supported closure member pivotally supported between said a plurality of gravity-biased closure members I5, side walls at their upper forward portions- and one closure member I5 being provided for each an upwardly and forwardly extending arm se pivoted compartment 8. Secured to the rear 55 cured to the rear portion of said bottom member wall 9 of each compartment is an upwardly and for moving said closure member to an open posi said arm being formed to abut closure I5 when compartment 8` is tilted and to automatically WALTER H. sronrm.