No“ 5, 1946- s. TRAcHTl-:NBERG 2,410,760 JEWELRY BOX Filed July 6, 1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 'I I “I ‘Vf/Í @l l lì NOV- 5, 1945- s. TRACHTENBERG . 2,410,760 JEWELRY BOX Filed July e, 1945 /í . f/ ff? JT. CO , 65 50 44 40 /45‘9 5a 5/ 59 35 A @2M 2 sheets-sheet 2 Patented Nov. 5, 1946 " 2,410,760 STATES TENT OFFICE 2,410,760 `iEWELRY BOX Samuel Trachtenberg, Cleveland, Ohio Application `iuly 6, 1945, Serial No. 603,562 5 Claims. (Cl. S12-186) 2 This invention relates to jewelry boxes. I I and I2, the purpose for which will be herein An object of this invention is to provide a box after described. A pair of closures I6 and I'I are or safe in which jewels are adapted to be placed, hingedly secured as at I8 and I9 to the forward the box being of attractive appearance so that it edges of the side walls Ii and I2. The closure I6 may be placed on top of an article of furniture. includes a front wall 2G, a side Wall 2 I, and a top Another object of this invention is to provide Wall 22 which is shaped coincident with one a device of this kind including a housing having half of the top wall I5, a sliding platform and a pair of closures which The closure Il includes a front wall 23 hingedly are connected to the platform in such a manner secured as at 24 to the side wall I2, and also that the platform will be moved outwardly or 10 includes a top wall 25 shaped coincident with the inwardly when either one of the closures is moved. shape of one-half cf the top wall I 5 of the housing A further object of this invention is to provide I0. . a device of this kind wherein the closures may be When in closed position the two closures I6 and independently operated and may be positioned I'I will have the inner edges of the front walls in with one closure fully open and the other closure 15 abutting relation similar to the edges of doors or only half open, or both closures may be either fully the like. The door or closure I6 is provided open or half open, with a forwardly oifset handle 26 extending at an With the foregoing objects in view, and others inclination to the vertical, as shown in Figure 3, which may hereinafter more fully appear, the inand the door or closure I‘! is provided with a v_ention consists of the novel construction, com 20 similar handle 2l which is inclined to the vertical bination and arrangement of parts, as will be more cppositely from the inclination of the handle 2B. specifically described, and illustrated in the ac A slide member, generally designated as 28, is companying drawings wherein are shown embodi carried by the housing I0, and includes a hori ments of the invention, but it is to be understood zontally disposed table or platform 29 which is that changes, variations and modifications may slidable in a -pair of tubular guides 32 and 32a be resortedA to which fall within the scope of the fixed to the inner sides of the side walls II and invention, as claimed. I2. In the drawings: The slide member 28 also includes a vertically Figure 1 is a detail plan view of a jewelry box or disposed forward wall 33, extending. downwardly safe constructed according to an embodiment 30 from the forward end of the platform 29 and the of this invention, with the front thereof in open vertical wall 33 is formed at its lower end with position. outwardly extending lugs 34 engaged in opposed Figure 2 is a detail front elevation of the device guides 35 and 35 carried by the bottom wall I4. in open position. A forward wall 37 is secured to the forward ends Figure 3 is a detail front elevation of the device 35 of the guides 355 and 30 and to the forward ends with the closures in closed position. of base forming members 38 extending down Figure 4 is a detail front elevation of the device wardly from the bottom wall I 4. There are a with the closures in half open position. pair of right angulariy disposed base or feet Figure 5 is a sectional view taken on the line forming members 39 and ¿I0 Secured to the rear 5_5 of Figure 3. ` 40 end of the bottom wall Ill so that the bottom wall Figure 6 is a sectional view taken on the line I4 will be supported above a plane surface. 6--6 of Figure 5. v The vertical wall 33 is provided with a plurality Figure 7 is a fragmentary sectional view taken on the line 7_1 o-f Figure 2. of window openings 4I, 42 and 43 for exposing - Referring to the drawings the numeral Ii) desig nates generally a stationary housing which is formed of `opposite vertically disposed side walls I I and I2, a rear end wall I3, and a bottom wall I4. A substantially dome-shaped top wall I5 is 45 a printed strip 4;@ engaging at the rear side of the wall 33, and having printed or otherwise indicated thereon the month, day and year of a desired event, such as a marriage date, birth date. or the like. An inner plate d5 is disposed in spaced rela formed as a continuation of the side walls I I and 60 tion with respect to the forward wall 33, and pro I2, and is adapted to be made in any suitable vides a guide space within which the printed attractive shape so- as to give the impression of strip 44 may be positioned. a miniature house or the like. The slide member 23 has mounted on the upper The bottom wall lli is relatively long extending side thereof an article clamping member which forwardly of the forward edges of the side walls 55 comprises a pair of upwardly and forwardly ex 2,410,760 3 tending channel-shaped members 4'! and 48 se cured at their lower ends to the slide plate 29. A pair of oppositely bowed resilient clamping members 49 and 50 are disposed in the guide members 41 and 48 and are adapted to clamp there-between an article such as a ring or the like. The inner face of the rear wall is adapted to have a lining member 5l secured thereto which may carry suitable indicia such as indicated by the numeral 52, designating the jewelry company or store from which the device has been obtained. IThe slide member 2S is adapted to be moved outwardly to its extended position with respect to the side walls il and i2, by means of a pair of 4 bers swing toward open position the arms 52 and 53 will pull the slide member 28 forwardly to its extended position. If desired, the closure members I3 and I7 may be swung to only half open position, as shown in Figure 4, and, if desired, one of the closure members may be swung to half open position whereas the remaining closure member may be swung to fully open position. This device may be constructed as an adver tising medium for advertising jewelry or it may be constructed as a miniature safe for holding the desired article or articles which may be po sitioned on a dresserl dressing table, or the like. I claim: y 1. A jewelry box comprising an upstanding housing open at the front thereof, a pair of clo sures hingedly carried by said housing, hori Zontal guides carried by said housing, a slide to and depending from the slide plate 2S, is adapt ed to loosely engage. The arm 52 also includes 20 engaging said guides, means carried by said slide for supporting an article thereon, and correlated a downwardly offset arcuate member Eiï which slid operating arms 52 and 53. The arm 52 in cludes a straight member 54 which is formed with an elongated slot 55 within which a pin 55,' fixed is pivotally mounted as at 58 on a lug 59 carried by the inner side of the closure member I S. The arm 53 includes a straight member 6i) formed means carried by said closures and said slide for with an elongated slot Si through which the pin effecting movement of the latter upon swinging of said closures. 2. A_jewelry box, as set forth in claim 1, where 56 loosely engages and a downwardly oiîset arcu in said correlated means includes a pair of velon gated slotted arms pivotally connected to said ate member 62 extends from the forward end of closures, and a pin ñxed to said slide and engag the straight bar Bil, and is pivotally mounted, as ing in the slots of said arms. at 53, on a lug 64 carried by the closure member 3. A jewelry box, as set forth in claim l where i9. By providing the two slotted arms 52 and 30 in said article supporting means includes a pair 53, which are pivotally secured to each closure, of upwardly and forwardly extending clamping the slide member 28 may be moved forwardly to members. its extended position by opening of only one of 4. A jewelry box as set forth in claim l where the closures and may also be moved to closed position by swinging of only one closure to closed 35 in said article supportingv means includes a pair of upwardly and forwardly inclined channel position. members ñxed to said slide, and a pair of re The inner side of the closure l5 has mounted silient article clamping members removably en therein a cylindrical bezzle B5 within which a gaging said channel members. disk-shaped picture or photograph 66 is adapted 5. A jewelry box comprising an upstanding to be mounted, and a lens or transparent panel 40 housing open at the front thereof, said housing 61 is adapted to enga-ge within the panel El and including a bottom wall extending forwardly from to be secured therein by means of a split locking the forward edges thereof, a pair of closures carring 68 engaging in an annular groove S9 carried ried by the front of said housing, a pair of guides by the interior of the bezzle $5. The closure l? " carried by the side walls of said housing spaced has mounted on the inner surface of the front above said bottom wall, a, second pair of guides wall 23 thereof, >a beazle 'lil similar in every de carried by the extended portion of said bottom tail to the construction shown in Figure 7. wall forwardly of said ñrst pair of guides, a slide In-the use and operation of this device, the formed with a rear part slidably engaging said article which- is to be contained in the box may be mounted between the clamping members 49 50 first named guides and with a downwardly offset forward part slidably engaging said second and iii). When it is desired to open the box for named guides, and means carried by said clo~exposing or removing the article, the two closures sures and said slide for moving the latter on I6 and il may be swung to any one of several the guides upon opening or closing of said positions, as shown in Figures l and 4. In Figure 1 the closure members it and Il are 55 in their fully opened position, and as these mem closures. ' SAMUEL TRACHTENBERG.