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mean Dec. 24, 1946 ,UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,412,950 TUMBLER WASHER Nelson Bullock, Santa Ana, Calif. Application October 19, 1944, Serial No. 559,351 1 Claim. (Cl. 15—211) 1 2 My present invention relates broadly to im provements in devices for washing glassware or glass. All corners and edges of the body are rounded 01f. In operation, a, washing cloth [2 is placed over the glass A, or other article to be washed, and the body I is placed thereover in the position of Figure 1. In this position, the ?ared edges B crockery or metal ware, or other objects having a cylindrical con?guration. More particularly, it is my purpose to provide a washing device which will reach and thoroughly wash the interior of a cylindrical object to be washed and especially the interior bottom corner, that is where the sides meet the bottom and which is ordinarily so in accessible as to be missed or only sketchily touched during an ordinary washing with ordi nary means. Another object of my invention is permit easy downward movement of the body over the glass as in Figure 2. The head i I mean while engages the part of the cloth I2 over the top and pushes the same downwardly intdthe glass as in Figure 2. It will be noted that the cloth ! 2 is drawn over the surface of the glass both inside and out and that the head ll pushes the to provide means for thoroughly washing both cloth to the bottom of the glass and into the or the interior and the exterior of a, cylindrical ob ject, such as a glass, and to draw a washing cloth 15 dinarily inaccessible space between the sides and the bottom of the glass, thus thoroughly cleans over the surface to thoroughly cleanse the same. ing the same. Rotary or turning movement may Other and equally important objects and ad also be used, if desired. The depth of the head vantages of my invention are: (1) to provide a is adjusted by ?tting the cross pin 8 in the proper simple device formed of but two parts which is adjustable to wash glasses of different heights; 20 one of the several holes 9. . From the foregoing, it is believed that the con (2) to provide a device which is adaptable for struction, operation, and objects of my invention use as an ordinary kitchen utensil, and which will be apparent, but it is again emphasized that may be manufactured and sold at relatively small interpretation of the scope thereof should only be cost, and (3) to provide a device of this char acter which is sturdy, practical and e?icient in 25 conclusive When made in the light of the sub operation. Other and equally important objects and ad vantages will be apparent from the following joined claim. shape, construction and arrangement of parts is permissible provided same fall within my broad inventive concept, and the scope of the appended claim. the tumbler while imparting relative turning movement to said means and said tumbler, said I claim: In a washing device comprising means for mov ing a Wash cloth into contact with a drinking description and drawing, but in that connection it is to be understood that changes in form, size, 30 tumbler and for holding the cloth in contact with In the drawing wherein I have illustrated a , preferred form of my invention: Figure 1 is a side elevation; Figure 2 is a side elevation turned 90 degrees from Figure 1, and showing a glass within my means comprising a cylindrical head and a hol low cylindrical body loosely spaced from and sur rounding the head, said body being of a size and shape to substantially conform to a, drinking tumbler and having a closed upper end formed with a central opening, said head and body being adapted after the cloth has been applied across device; said view being partially in section; and 40 the open end of the tumbler to be moved so that Figure 3 is a fragmentary top plan view. the head extends into the tumbler and said body about the tumbler to move the cloth into contact In the drawing wherein like characters of ref with the inside and out-side of the tumbler, the upper edge thereof and the inner surface of the low body of my device which has a top 2 or closed 45 bottom thereof, a stem on the head extending upwardly through said opening in the closed upper end, and a bottom 3 or open lower end with upper end of the body, spaced bosses upon the outwardly ?ared edges 4; the thickness of the upper end of the body at opposite sides of the walls of the body decreases to the lower edge erence are used to designate like or similar parts: The numeral I designates the cylindrical, hol stem and a pin carried by the stem and contact through the extent of the ?ared portion. The top of the body I has a central opening 5 to each 50 ing with the bosses to limit downward movement of said head with respect to said body and to side of which, and diagrammatically opposed to hold the head and body against relative turning each other are pairs of bosses B forming between movement during the rotation of the tumbler for each a radial channel ‘I for the reception of a the cleaning thereof, and the lower end or the cross pin 8 selectively carried in any one of the several openings 9 in the elongated shank [0 of 55 body being ?ared outwardly to adapt the body to be applied easily to the cloth and tumbler to an interior cleaning member which has a cylin permit the cloth to more easily pass over the drical head II at the end to engage a washing ?ared edge thereof, or the cloth is forced into rag 12 to cleanse the interior of a glass or the the inside of the tumbler by movement of they like. The openings 9 are crossed and spaced to head into the tumbler. adjust the effective length of the shank ill in a 60 NELSON BULLOCK.