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Dec.10,1946.
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CIGARETTE AND SAFETY MATCH HOLDER
Filed 'NOV. 6; 1944
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INVENTOR.
MICHAEL Mn Y5?
BY
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2,412,464
Patented Dec. 10, 1946
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE“
2,412,464
CIGARETTE AND SAFETY MATCH HOLDER
Michael Mayer, Cleveland, Ohio
Application November 6, 1944, Serial No. 562,076
8 Claims. (Cl. 206-195)
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or each side of the holder is a holder for a package
velop the column 14 regardless of the diameter
of the column and are secured in position thereon
by means of a clamp 15 which is considerably
narrower than the body I!) and which passes
through slots It in the body just above the lower
arcuately-shaped ends [3 which envelop the col
umn. The clamp 15 is adapted to be secured
of safety matches.
around the column M by a bolt or screw I‘! so
This invention relates to a holder for a pack
age of cigarettes, the holder being adapted to be
positioned on the steering column or on the gear~
shift column or other column of an automobile
extending downwardly and forwardly with ref
erence to the steering wheel. Associated with one
This application is a continuation in part of
as to securely or eifectively fasten the body l 0 to
my prior application Serial No. 486,771, ?led May 10 the column against movement thereon by vibra
tion or otherwise.
13, 1943, now matured into Patent No. 2,369,364,
The body it has provision on each side for se
the claims of my prior application being directed
curely holding a package of safety matches l8.
particularly to the holder for a package of safety
This subject matter is claimed in my original
matches.
application Serial No. 486,771, now Patent No.
The principal object of the present invention is
2,369,364, issued February 13, 1945, but will be
to provide a holder for a package of cigarettes
explained brie?y below. Near the bottom of the
which can be mounted on the steering or gear
body, each side is ?anged outwardly and then a
short distance below the outward ?anging is
?anged inwardly to form a square shoulder l9,
making of any change in the clamping mech
and immediately below the square shoulder I9
anism regardless of the diameter of the column
there is provided a beveled shoulder 20, see Fig. 2,
to which the holder is applied.
formed by flanging the body outwardly, the bevel
The above and other objects are attained by
extending beyond the square shoulder l9 as
the present invention which may be here brie?y
summarized as consisting in certain novel details 25 shown at 2| to a point where the lower arcuately
shaped ends I3 extend about the column M. It
of construction and combinations and arrange
is to be noted further that the upper and lower
ments of parts which will be described in the
faces of each square shoulder I9 are removed for
speci?cation and set forth. in the appended claims.
a distance slightly greater than the width of the
In the accompanying sheet of drawings:
Fig. l is a perspective view of a cigarette pack- - package of safety matches l8 forming, slots 22
while the outer face of the shoulder I9 is left in
age holder and match holder embodying the pres_
tact forming an upright strap or bar 23 extending
ent invention applied to the steering column of
shift columns of an automobile and clamped
thereto without requiring a special clamp or the
across or bridging the slots 22.
an automobile.
Fig. 2 is a sectional view, with portions in ele
vation, approximately on the line 2—2 of Fig. 1,
with the package of cigarettes and the two pack
ages of safety matches shown by dot-dash lines.
Fig. 3 is a sectional View similar to Fig. 2 with
the safety matches omitted altogether and show
ing the device applied to a much smaller column,
and
Fig. 4 is a side view of the holder shown in
Fig. 1.
.
To insert a package of safety matches, the
) lower or striking part of the match package is
inserted through the slots 22 until it strikes the
beveled shoulder 20 and until the striking part
i'?a extends below the strap 23, then the strik
ing part i812 is lifted out beyond the strap 23
and the package of matches is pulled upwardly
somewhat with the striking part l8a on the outer
side of the strap’23. The ?ap |8b of the match
package is then inserted behind the free end of
the. striking part [8a, the match package thus
Referring now to the drawing, it will be seen
that the holder consists of an inverted, U-shaped 45 being normally closed.
It is to be understood that both sides of the
or channel-shaped body I 6 which. may be formed
body H] are similarly formed. The match pack
from any suitable material which has. the neces
age is used in a normal manner, the flap lBb
sary ?rmness and ?exibility, such as, metal, plas
being lifted, a match being detached, the edge
tic, cardboard, or still leather. The body ill has
of the flap being inserted behind the striking part
an opening H at the top 'so that a package of
l8a of the match package, which is now in front
cigarettes may be inserted therein. The manner
in which the package of cigarettes is supported
of the strap 23, and the match being struck on
the striking part 18a.
at the lower end of the package will be explained
presently. The lower ends l3 of the body l0 are
The means provided on each side of the holder
curved on an arc of a circle and they partly en 55 ID to insert and to support a package of safety
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matches may be precisely like that disclosed in
my prior application, however, a slight modi?ca
tion is preferred which is as follows: Instead of
punching out the elongated slots on the upper
and lower sides of the shoulder I9 to form the
strap 23, I prefer to punch out the lower wall
said openings in the lower portions of the holder
and adapted to press the arcuately-shaped por
tions against the column.
2. A holder for a package of cigarettes com
prising an inverted, U-shaped member provided
at the top with an opening adapted to receive
but the upper wall is not punched out entirely.
a package of cigarettes and at the bottom with a
pair of openings, said holder having at the bot
This wall may be out along the upper and outer
tom a pair of arcuately-shaped portions adapt
sides of the shoulder I9 and then the upper wall
24 between the cut portions is bent downward 10 ed to envelop a steering column or the like, and
ly so that there is practically a ‘continuous strip
of metal or wall from the side of the holder I9
a clamp extending through said pair of open
ings in the lower ends of said holder and serv
through the shoulder and down to the outwardly
inclined portions 20, see Figs. 2 and 3. These
downwardly extending portions or lips 24 form a
ing to clamp said arcuately-shaped lower ends
?rmly against the column, said clamp being
adapted to extend around the upper part of
continuation of the sides proper of the holder.
It will be noted that when the package I2 of
the column and around the lower part thereof to
an extent depending on the size of the col
cigarettes is placed in the opening I I of the body
3. A holder for a package of cigarettes com
l0, its lower end rests upon the upper part of
the clamp I5 or partly on the clamp and partly 20 prising an inverted, U-shaped member provided
on the column I4. The column I4 represents
at the top with an opening adapted to receive
the steering column which is the largest column
a package of cigarettes and at the bottom with
to which the holder is to be applied but as stated
a plurality of openings, said holder having at
before there might be need of applying it to a.
the bottom a pair of arcuately-shaped portions
umn.
,
smaller column, such as the gearshift column
25, which might be located above or on either
adapted to envelop a steering column or the
like of an automobile, and a clamp extending
side of the steering column I4. Regardless of the
diameter of the column to Which the holder is
applied, the same clamp can be utilized. Refer
ring to Fig. 3, it will be observed that the arcu 30
through said openings in the lower portions of
the holder and adapted to press the arcuately
shaped portions against the column, said clamp
having provision for clamping the arcuately
shaped lower ends of said holder against a large
ately-shaped lower ends I3 of the holder I0 en
velop the smaller column 25 to a greater extent
or small column and when applied to a rela
than the larger column I4 and their lower and
tively small column said arcuately-shaped por
free ends then come far closer together than when
the holder is applied to the column I 4. Addi
tionally the clamp I5 is contracted to a greater
extent than when the holder is applied to a larger
column, as will be seen by comparing Figs. 2 and
3. The arcuately shaped lower ends I3 of the
holder have their curvature decreased when ap 40
tions and the sides of the holder more closely
rettes comprising an inverted, U-shaped member
plied to a smaller column over the larger curva
provided with an opening at the top for a pack
ture thereof when applied to a larger column,
age of cigarettes, said member being provided
at its lower ends with arcuately-shaped portions
adapted to encircle columns of different sizes,
as will be seen by a comparison of Fig. 3 with Fig.
approach each other than when the holder is ap
plied to a relatively large column.
4. In combination with a column of an auto
mobile extending downwardly in the vicinity of
a steering wheel, a holder for a package of ciga
2. This change in curvature of the arcuately
shaped lower ends I3 is produced by the clamp ll. said member having openings immediately above
ing action of the clamp I5. As the arc-shaped
the arcuately-shaped portions, and a clamp ex
lower ends I3 are contracted by the action of
tending through said openings, said clamp hav
the clamp, the sides proper of the cigarette holder
ing means by which the arcuately-shaped por
body are drawn inwardly from substantially the
tions of said member may be clamped against a
position shown in Fig. 2 to a position substantially "
steering column.
in parallel with the sides of the package of cig
arettes I2, as shown in Fig. 3.
Thus it will be seen that the object of the in
vention stated in the early part of the speci?
cation is attained very e?ectively since the holder
is adapted to be applied to a column of any di
ameter without requiring a special clamp for
each size of column but merely by the adjust
ment of the clamping member I5 and of the arc
shaped lower ends I3 of the holder as well as 60
5. In combination with a steering column or
the like of an automobile, a holder for a pack
age of cigarettes comprising an inverted, U
shaped member provided at its top with an open
ing for a package of cigarettes, said member be
adjustment in the sides of the holder.
\
ing provided adjacent to its lower ends with out
wardly and then downwardly sloping portions
and having at its extreme lower ends a pair of
arcuately-shaped clamping portions, and a clamp
adapted to clamp the arcuately-shaped portions
onto columns of di?erent sizes, said member
having a pair of openings through which the
parts of said clamp immediately above said arcu
I do not desire to be con?ned to the precise
details shown but aim in my claims to cover all
modi?cations which do not involve a departure
from the spirit and scope of the invention.
Having thus described my invention, what I
forms a support for the lower end of the pack
age of cigarettes.
claim is:
1. A holder for a package of cigarettes com
mobile extending downwardly in the vicinity of
prising an inverted, U-shaped member provided
ately-shaped portions extend whereby the clamp
6. In combination with a column of an auto
a steering wheel, a holder for a package of ciga
at the top with an opening adapted to receive 70 rettes comprising an inverted, U-shaped mem
a package of cigarettes and at the bottom with
ber provided with an opening at the top adapted
a plurality of openings, said holder having at
to receive a package of cigarettes, said member
the bottom a pair of arcuately-shaped portions
being provided at its lower ends with arcuately
adapted to envelop a steering column or the like
shaped portions adapted to encircle columns of
of an automobile, and a clamp extending through 75 different size, said member having openings im
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8. A holder for a package of cigarettes com- .
mediately above the arcuately-shaped portions,
and a clamp extending through said openings,
said clamp having means for contracting said
arcuately-shaped portions to clamp the same to
columns of different sizes.
7. A holder for a package of cigarettes com
prising an inverted, U-shaped member provided
at its top with an opening adapted to receive a
package of cigarettes, said member having at its
UK lower ends an arcuately-shaped portion adapted
to engage a steering column or the like of an
automobile and a plurality of openings imme
diately above the arcuately-shaped portions, a
at its top with an opening adapted to receive a
strap or member extending lengthwise of said
package of cigarettes, said member having at its
lower ends an arcuateiy-shaped portion adapted 10 holder adjacent to one of the lower ends thereof
and spaced outwardly thereof adapted to hold a
to engage a steering column or the like of an
package of matches, said member having an out
automobile and a plurality of openings immedi
wardly inclined shoulder underneathsaid strap
ately above the arcuately-shaped portions, a strap
adapted to‘hold said package in position, and a
or member extending lengthwise of said holder
clamp extending through saidopenings in the
adjacent to one of the lower ends thereof and
lower portions of said member and adapted to
spaced outwardly thereof adapted to hold a pack
press said arcuately-shaped portions against said
age of matches, and a clamp extending through
column.
said openings in the lower portions of said mem
MICHAEL
ber and adapted to press said arcuately-shaped
prising an inverted, U-shaped member provided
portions against said column.
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