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NOV. 19, 1946. A_ G, SHERMAN Y 2,411,471À ' DISPLAY AND DISPENSING PACKAGE FOR TABLETS Filed July 5, 1945 Pff» f 1 r l l 1 1 l r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r 1 1 l 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 l l l 1 1 1 1 l 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r 1 l r l 1 1 'l 1 11 H 1615 /4 I2 ìE l e?. ' 6 ßmaentor - Av'dmr' G. Sherman, Patented Nov. 19, 1946 2,411,471 UNITED 4STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,411,471 DISPLAY AND DISPENSIKNG PACKAGE FOR TABLETS ` Arthur G. Sherman, Detroit, Mich., assigner to p Sherman Laboratories, Detroit, Mich., a part nership of Michigan Application July 5, 1943, Serial No. 493,611 4 Claims. (Cl. 20G-42) 2 This invention relates to display packages for tablets and the like and particularly packages of such wrapper being adhesively or otherwise secured to the member I. The top section of designed for convenient withdrawal of one or a the wrapper has a window opening 5or is other wise apertured to register with all of the perfo rations 2, the ends of said opening preferably desired number of tablets. An object of the-invention is to provide a sim pler and less expensive package than has hereto fore been available for receiving, displaying, and having an inclination to the wrapper ends de termined by the staggered relation of the perfo rations. Between the member land the top section of the wrapper is fitted a slide 6 formed of any suitable thin transparent sheet material having considerable stiffness, and said sheet may individually dispensing tablets or similar` prod ucts. Another object is to provide a package com prising a sleeve-type wrapper of paper or the like, enclosing a member of cardboard or the like be withdrawn from the wrapper through either open end of the latter. To facilitate such with drawal, the slide may have lugs 'l at its ends pro ing tablets or like products, and to mount atrans parent slide between the cardboard member and 15 jecting beyond the wrapper when the slide is therein. Actuation of the slide exposes the tab one side of the wrapper to normally close a win lets successively, due to staggered relation of the dow opening in the wrapper and cover said per two rows, and at the same time sufliciently un `forations, actuation of the slide serving to pro covers the opening 5 to permit withdrawal of any gressively open said window and uncover said perforations so that the tablets may be with» 20 exposed tablet. It is preferred to assure against any accidental shifting of the slide prior to dis drawn through said opening. pensing use of same, by attaching stickers 8 to A further object is to utilize said slide to shear the ends of the wrapper so as to partially close a sticker or the like which initially retains the and having perforations for individually receiv slide in proper position within the package. ` A further object is to dispose two or more simi lar tablet-receiving, perforated members within the same wrapper, and to provide transparent said ends, and the slide serves as a means for f3 LA severing either of said stickers. In order that lsuch Asevering may be progressive and. thus be effected with slight effort, the ends 9 of the slide have a slight divergency to the ends of the wrap slides for successive use in withdrawing the con tents of said members. These and various other objects are attained by the construction hereinafter described and il lustrated in the accompanying drawing, wherein: Fig. 1 is a top view of a tablet package illus trating one embodiment of the invention. Fig. 2 is a similar view showing the transpar ent slide shifted to a position for permitting withdrawal of a single tablet. Fig. 3 is a cross sectional view of the same, taken on the line 3--3 of Fig. 1. Fig. 4 is a fragmentary section taken on the line 4--4 of Fig. 1. Fig. 5 is a longitudinal sectional view of a modified form of the package. Fig. 6 is a cross sectional view of such modified form, taken on the line 6--6 of Fig. 5. Describing now in greater detail the invention as illustrated in Figs. 1_4, the reference charac ter I designates an elongated rectangular mem per. 30 It is evident that the described construction is quite inexpensive, due to its extreme simplicity and the very common materials employed. Its use is, of course, not limited to tablets, although it is particularly adapted to such use. It is important to note that the bottom section 35 of the wrapper serves as a closure for the bot tom ends of the perforations 2 while the open ing of the top member of the wrapper permits the contents of the package to be seen and further 40 provides an outlet for such contents. Inserting the slide between the member l and the top mem ber of the wrapper provides for retaining and guiding the slide with a maximum of simplicity. Adaptability of the slide to be withdrawn from 4.5 either end of the package adds materially to con venience of its use. In the modiñcation shown by Figs. 5 and 6, there are provided two elongated rectangular ber formed preferably of heavy cardboard and cardboard members l0 disposed one above the with two rows of perforations 2, each propor 50 other, said members being each perforated at Il tioned to freely receive a tablet 3. For reasons which will presently appear, it is preferred to rel atively stagger the perforations in the two rows. Enclosing said member is a paper wrapper 4, preferably of a sleeve form, the bottom section 55 to receive tablets or the like as in the first described package. A single paper Wrapper I2 encloses both members l0, the bottom section of said wrapper being adhesively secured to the lower member lll and the sides of the wrapper 2,411,471 3 . 4 ' being adhesively secured to the upper of said sealing means for the open end of the wrapper members. The top section of the Wrapper has a window opening I3 such as previously described and between said section and the top member is inserted a transparent slide I4 functioning as in slides. 3. A display package comprising a, plurality of members formed of sheet material arranged side the first-described package. Additionally there byy side and having perforations, registered in the adapted to be consecutively severed by the several is provided va transparent slide I5 "between the members '"lîi, both ‘slides being held in proper place jseveral: members, for vreceiving products, a flex ible wrapperextended around'said members and prior to their dispensing use by stickers I6 at the having at least one of its ends open, one side of ends of the package. These stickers differ from V10 said Wrapper closing the perforations of the mem those of the first-described construction in vthat »ber adjacent such side, and the opposite side of they are adhesively secured to the end faces >of ‘ thewrapper being apertured to afford display of the members Ill as well as to the wrappers, being the products in the perforations of the adjacent thus adapted to hold the slide I5 in place, during memberand to afford removal of the products use of the slide I 4. 15 from all ofV sai'd‘members, a transparent slide In use of this construction, the tablets carried 'ñ‘tted'l between 'the apertured side of the Wrapper by the lower member- I0 are not disturbed `until and the` adjacent perforated member to normally the upper member I 0 has fully discharged its retain the products in such adjacent member, a contents. The lower slide may then be discarded, slide interposed between each two adjacent and the slide I4 is actuated when desired to reg members to normally retain the products in one vril-"ate discharge of tablets from the lower mem» of such members, a sealing elementadhesively beriß». _If a package Vof still greater capacity is secured at the open end of the wrapper -to the desired, it »is obvious that the number of perfo ends of the perforated members, and adapted to ratedmembers and of corresponding slides may be severed by the several slides. _ ’ " be still further increased, While still employing 4. A display package comprising Aa filler form a single wrapper. ‘ing> a plurality of similar cells for‘receivin‘g prod' ~What I claimfis: ucts, a flexible wrapper extended around »_s'aiî'd l. A display package comprising a plurality of members formed o-f sheet material varranged side by side and having perforations, registered `in VtheseVeral members, for receiving products, a so 'filler andha‘vi-ng at least one of 'its' ends open, one side of said wrapper closing said cells andt'li’e ?opposite side of they wrapper being apertured to afford display and discharge of said products,` an adhesive securing said' filler to and retainingv it flexible wrapper extended around said members and having at least one of its ends open, one side the wrapper, a transparent slide ñttedfbetween olf'sai-’d wrapper closing the perforations of the the vfiller land apertured side .of the» wrapper'fto member adjacent such side, and the opposite side 35 normally retain said products in said cells», and ofthe wrapper being apertured to afford display vadapted to-be withdrawn through said? open fend of the products i-n the perforations of the ad of the wrapper to progressively uncover the cells 'jacent‘member and to afford removal of the prod and afford discharge of saidrproducts, and seal ucts from all of said members, a transparent slide ing means for the end of the wrapper through ñtt‘ed between the apertured side of the wrapper 40 Vwhich the slide is to be withdrawn, the slidefhav and the adjacent perforated member to normally retain the products in such adjacent member, anda slide interposed between each two adj-acent ing an edge for severing -s-aid sealing means, 'such vedge being so divergent to the sealed endïfof'A the wrapper as to be progressively subjected tothe members to normally retain the products in one of suchl members. ` n 2. ‘Iny a display package as set forth in claim l, 45 stress» incident to shearing of theseal.r ` ARTHUR G. SHERMAN.