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' Oct. l, 1946. l E. M.'RoAcH ~ 2,408,532 COLLAPSIBLE FRAMED DISPLAY Filed May 1o, 1944> 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 Wilìl il lh ------ '."J oct. 1,` 1946. ' E. M. ROACH _ c'oLLAPsIBLE FRAMED DISPLAY 2,408,532 2,408,532 Patented Oct. 1, 1946 A; L UNITEDV Ü ’ .PATE-NT , OFFICE i l _ V2,408,532 . coLLAPsmLE FRAMED DisPLAY Ill., assignor to Arveyl ,l o lEarl M. Roach, Chicago, Ill., acorporation of Corporation, Chicago, Illinois . . lApplication -May 1o, 1944, Seraing. 534,963 f 2 Claims. (Cl. 40--155) j cured to the edges thereof and foldable from the plane of the central panel, to form a hollow an This invention relates to improvements in col gular~ forwardly projecting frame for said central lapsible framed displays constructed of material be packed and e ' panel, and in partially overlying relationship such as cardboard, and which can therewith to provide edgewise .embracing engage shipped for transportation Vby the manufacturer , ment for a separate central panel adapted .to‘be in fully opened or collapsed'form, and which may superimposed over the central panel and substan tially equal area therewith. be thereafter readily and conveniently assembledv or set up and locked in set-up position by the - The invention is further characterized by the It is a particular object of my invention to 10 employment of> complementary interlocking tab means extending from the end ’portions of the provide a collapsible display yembodying a cen for maintaining them in tral panel and integral side Vpieces forming a hol’ youtermost side panels user. rearwardly folded' position parallelV to the plane of thel centralpanel and interlocked relationship with each other, together with supplementary 'low frame, the frame projectingforwardly of the face .of the central panel and -lying partially thereover to provide a retaining seat for a separa ble display panel of substantially `edual area to 15 interlocking' means provided on certain of the in termediate side panels whereby to vfixedly main _ that of the central panel, tain the’ panels inthe form of a forwardly pro jecting' frame and to form a positioning pocket or seat for the'separate illustrative panel and to -been formed by adhesively'uniting` imprinted sheet to a collapsible disp-lay'cardboard 20 hold it in pressed engagement against the mainV blank, suitably out and scored to provide a cen pieces foldable 'from central panel,A which may be blank'or may have tral panel Yand integral l side ` originally contained another illustration. By'the the plane thereof ‘to rform a employment'of two sets of locking means, neces tive united sheet generally being imprinted,V ographed,v or the like to provide ,an >advertising 25 sity'for adhesively uniting or stapling any of the lto eachother', orto'the cen'-` display for the central panel and'a simulated _side panel portions tral panel; or> the employment of cords, or elas decorative border for the frameside pieces. As v partialy or. full assembly ' ‘distinguished from the foregoing; and yinV accord ance' with the present‘in'vention,V production :of standard framed display'holders adapted for use .with interchangeable central illustrative panels «. ' tic bands and for either 30 -is permitted _with resultant enhancedeconomy to Vboth the manufacturer anduser. Thus,> for ex ample, collapsible framed displays o_fstandard decorative framing or border panels maybe pro vided and carried in stock by the manufacturer _and suitable or .interchangeable illustrative cen tral display panels separately provided, as re quired, for insertion in a, standard or> stock form of collapsible framed holder. " ` ' s, 'is eliminated, and yet at the'same time‘a separa ble illustrative central panel' is provided a holdingwithA it inv rigid forwardly projecting frame firmlyL locked embracing engagement when.the display is in assembled and set up position. of construction and arrangement of parts and the advantages'th’ereof which will be apparent Yo1? a consideration of the following specification `and drawings wherein:v ` Fig. >1 is a face view class heretofore " ' of my collapsible framed ‘cardboard display, with parts broken away,l - `It isa further object o_f .my invention to pro' vide a truly and fully collapsible display of Ythe ‘ Other objects of my invention relate to details . lustrating my invention. Y ` Y Ü Fig. 2 isa‘section on ‘does ,not require any preassembly by the manufacturer, but ~ y - the line 2-2 of Fig. lz f *Y Fig. 3-is asection on the line 3‘--`-3 of Fig. »1. , Fig.- 4' is arelativelyV large fragmentary detail 45 in perspect‘ve illustrating one corner of the col lapsible display of Fig. 1 viewed from the rear ' lapsed condition and which may thereafter read- . ily and conveniently be set up >by the user withoutv the necessity for previous or subsequent gluing. stapling or requirement for the employment of thereof. Fig. 5 is ' a section on the line 5-5 of Fig. 4. Fig. 6 is a blank development `of the framing assembly aids, such as cords, elastic bands, or the 50 display illustrated in thepreceding figures. Fig. ’l is a relatively enlarged fragmentary like.f my invention comprises a'collapsible » . detail in perspective illustrating one corner of In general ,the collapsible display of Fig. lviewed from the ’ display composed of cardboard kor like foldable in partially set-up position. material pre-cut and scored to provide a central face thereof and collapsible , as, a rectangle or. ` 55 panel of polygonal shape, such triangle, the central panel having side pieces se Referring tothe drawings, my 2,408, ses 4 The side pieces are thereafter further rear wardly folded on the score lines I5 and IE so as to bring the outermost side panels I1 into a posi tion substantially parallel to the plane of the ally indicated as I3. Each of the side pieces I3 is further scored to provide it with spaced lines Cl central panel I2 and the superimposed panel 26, with the panels 20 extending perpendicular to the of fold I 4, I5, and I 6 dividing it into an outer plane of panel I2. In this position the hook-tabs most side panel I7,. an innermost side -panel ‘I8 contiguous with the central panel I2, and the pair 2l of adjacent panels I'VareV overlapped in linked of intermediate side panels the outermost side panels I'I 1s provided with a- interlocked -engagement with each other and to pair of hook-like tabs ZI adjacent the ends of 1n the form of a ñxed hollow frame projecting forwardly of the faces of panels I2 and 26, and the panel, the hook-tabs> 2l extending laterally from the outer longitudinal edge\ of the panel Il' « maintaining the panels I9 and 20 and the adjacent ends of two panels I'I are with the aid of the interlocked tongues 24 and 25 to hold the superimposed picture panel 26 embraced between the four side panels I8 and the central panel I2. panel in linked frictional I claim as my invention: l. In a collapsible display formed of a single sheet of foldable material to receive a picture and separated therefrom by slots 22, so that the tabs 2l project toward each other. These tabs 2l engagement with each other when the panels I‘I are folded in a rearward return bent direc tion, and `to thereby hold the panels I1 inter» locked in a plane substantially parallel to the plane ci central panel I2. sheet, a rectangular blank of cardboard having cut-away corners and score lines extending par allel to each of , One pair of intermediate side panels I 9 are 25 formed V.with angularly cut end portions 23 and provided thereat with endwise projecting tongues or tabs 24. The opposed pair of intermediate panels I9 are provided with slots 25 inwardly of their rectangular ends, the slots v25 being formed on >an angular line equal to the angularity of the ends 23 of the other pair of opposed panels Thus when the pa'nelsßíâ are folded form Wardlyiwith respect to the face of the panel I 2 30 inclined` outwardly from said ñrst section, a third section `extending rearwardly to terminate adjacent the plane of said central panel, and a .fourth section extending inwardly for engage on the score lines íü, and the panels il are folded the tabs or provided with the ends 23 brought into abutment against the adjacent projecting vends of the sec ond pair of opposed panels I9. In` setting up my display, central panel I the four panels I8 bent for wardly on their score. lines It. Each of the panels I3 is preferably of trapezoidal form, that is., their end portions >are ang-ularly cut as at 27, so that >when folded over and intoembracing engage-ment with ythe picture panel 25, the ends of the adjacent panels uI8 will be in substantially 'meeting engagement, with the four panels I8 lying substantially in the Vsame plane and sub stantially parallel to panels I2 and 26. 25, by rearwardly folding panels I 9 on their vscore line I 4l and inserting the tongues 2,4 within the 60 said fourth sections for locking said fourth sec~ slots 25 and bringing them into firm frictional tions together against Íthe back side of said cen engagement with the panels I9 elevated to form an angularly inclined beveled frame for the em trai panel.V braced pîcture‘panel 25. 65 , y A - ' . ` EARL ÍM. ROACH.