Jan. 7, 1947. G, ], swlFT - 2,413,800 PIN RECEPTACLE Filed Dec. ~19, 1944' - lI/VE/VTOR Glmcr /. jmrT ,MM" T A TTOR/YE Y Patented Jan. 7, 1947 2,413,800 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,413,800 / PIN RECEPTACLE Grace I. Swift, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Application December 19, 1944, Serial No. 568,862 3 Claims. (Cl. 223—109) 1 My invention relates to improvements in pin receptacles which are particularly adapted for use in beauty parlours as a convenient device for hair pins and other equipment used by operatives when dressing 2. lady's hair. The objects of the invention are to provide one or a pair of trays which can be placed in a con venient position just below the level of a custo mer’s shoulders to accommodate pins, etc.; to so support the trays so that normal movement made by the customer while supporting said trays will not disturb the articles carried therein, and 2 size are secured, which are supported from the yoke to maintain a substantially horizontal posi tion when in normal position as shown in Fig. 2. It will be noticed that the trays 3 are supported above the wearer’s breasts and are therefore ca pable of being supported in substantially level position irrespective of the difference in the body form of the customers on whom the device is to be supported. The disposition Of the trays in the above men tioned position enables the operator to stand in any position contiguous to her customer and be to provide a structure which can be placed in po able to reach quite conveniently into either of sition without requiring any adjustment or fas the trays 3 for such devices’ as she needs, or to tening to hold it in position. A still further ob 15 put down such pins, etc., as are removed from the ject is to provide a structure so designed that customer’s hair. the trays are fully accessible from any operative What I claim as my invention is: position and are so supported as to cause no in 1. A pin receptacle comprising a neck yoke convenience to the wearer or the free use of her having a tray secured adjacent its free ends, said hands. _ The invention contemplates a neck yoke sup porting a pin tray at one or both of the free ends of said yoke, as will be more fully described in the following speci?cation and shown in the ac companying drawing, in which: Fig. 1 is a perspective view of the invention. Fig. 2 is a general view of the invention sup ported on the shoulders of a lady customer. In the drawing like characters of reference in dicate corresponding parts in each ?gure. The numeral! indicates generally a yoke which is shaped to ?t the neck of a person and having its free ends outwardly bent as at 2. To the free ends 2 of the neck yoke, trays 3 of any suitable 20 trays being so supported as to normally rest in substantially horizontal position between the arms of the wearer. 2. A pin receptacle comprising a neck yoke having a tray secured adjacent its free ends, said 25 trays being so supported as to normally rest in a substantially horizontal position between the arms of the wearer and above the breasts. 3. A pin receptacle comprising a yoke adapted to extend around the back of the neck of a person 30 and over the shoulders, the free ends of said neck yoke having a tray secured to each end, the free ends of said yoke being bent to support the trays in substantially horizontal position when in use. GRACE I. SWIFT.