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Aug. 21, 1962
w. E. LUND
COLLAPSIBLE CRIB
Filed June 12, 1959
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COLLAPSIBLE C
William E. Lund, 1512 Dixon St, Apt. D,
Glendale, Calif.
3,949,728
Patented Aug. 21, 1962
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Filed June 12, 1959, Ser. No. 819,995
6 Claims. ((31. 5-99)
the end section 6 is formed with a similar tube 15. The
side section 11 is formed with a tubular sleeve 16 at its
upper edge and the side 12 is formed with a similar sleeve
17. The purpose of these sleeves is to receive the sup
porting rods of the frame, as will be subsequently de
scribed.
A metallic or plastic frame 18 consists of end members
This invention relates to ‘a collapsible crib for children,
19 and 2%, each of which includes a pair of vertical legs
and particularly to a means whereby the inclosure portion
21 and 22. These legs are positioned on the outside of
of the crib is in?atable to thus become a semi-rigid struc 10 the inclosure 1 and parallel to the separable fasteners 13
ture which will maintain its shape and contour to a con
to provide a rigid support at each corner of the crib.
siderable degree.
The leg 21 is provided with a bar 23 adjacent its upper
An object of my invention is to provide a novel col
end and this bar is pivoted to the leg 21 by the pivot pin
lapsible crib in which the inclosure portion is formed
24 extending through the plate 25 which is attached to
of an in?atable structure, the inclosure being supported
the bar. A similar bar 26 is attached to the leg 22 in the
by a rigid frame which encircles the crib and supports
same manner. The bars 23——26 are releasably coupled
the upper edge thereof.
by means of a latch pin 27 in one of the bars which eX
Another object of my invention is to provide a novel
tends into a bayonet slot 28 in the other bar. The end
frame for a collapsible crib of the character stated, in
frame structure for the opposite end of the crib is identi
which the parts are separable, permitting removal of 20 cally constructed to the end member just described. The
the frame from the inclosure portion of the crib for pur
bars 23 and 26 are inserted into the sleeve structure 14
poses of storage and the like.
or 15 and are latched together when the bars are so
Still another object of my invention is to provide a novel
inserted, thus providing a rigid frame structure at each
collapsible crib in which both the frame and the inclosure
end of the crib and which adequately supports the end
portion of the crib can be folded into a compact form
sections ‘5 and 6 at the upper edges of these end sections.
to permit storage in a relatively small space.
Each of the legs 21 and 22 are formed with a short socket
Another object of my invention is to provide a novel
27’ adjacent the upper end of the leg and extending in
collapsible crib, the inclosure portion of which is formed
a direction parallel to the upper edges of the sides 16 or
of compartmental sections which are in?ated with air or
17. A side rail 28 is releasably secured to the socket
other ‘gas, and when so in?ated these sections are com
27' by means of the pin 29 which enters the bayonet slot
pariatively rigid ‘and will maintain their required shape
39 in the end of the rail 28. The rail 28 extends through
and position.
the sleeve 16 or 17, after which it is attached to the
Other objects, advantages and features of invention may
vappropriate leg of the end frame, and thus the side sec
appear from the accompanying drawing, the subjoined
tions are supported in a vertical position and a rigid
detailed description and the appended claims.
35 support is provided at the upper edge of the side sections
In the drawing:
to prevent collapse of the sides of the crib when weight
FIGURE 1 is a perspective of the inclosure portion of
is applied thereto. it will thus be evident that the crib
the crib prior to erection to a position of use.
is held in its erected or in use position by means of a rigid
FIGURE 2 is a perspective view of the frame in as
frame which is assembled around the inclosure portion
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sembled position.
of the crib, and furthermore, the inclosure tends to remain
FIGURE 3 is a side view of one of the frame ends.
FIGURE 4 is a fragmentary perspective view of one
of the separable bars.
in an erect or assembled position due to the rigidity im
parted to the bottom and ends of the crib by the in?ated
tubes formed in these sections. If desired the side sections
FIGURE 5 is ‘a fragmentary perspective view of one
11 and 12 may ‘also be tubular in structure and may be
of the end frame members and a side bar attached thereto. 45 in?ated if it is found necessary.
Referring more particularly to the drawing, the in
Having described my invention, I claim:
closure portion 1 of the crib includes a rectangular ?oor
1. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion
section .2, which is formed into a plurality of compart
ments 3 formed by stitching or otherwise fastening the
material of the ?oor section together to form the required
air or gas compartments. The floor section 2 is in?ated
from a single valve 4 and air is thus admitted to all of
the compartments 3 to complete the ?oor section 2 in
its extended position in which it is used. A pair of end
sections 5 and 6 are attached to each end respectively of
the ?oor 2, and can be moved to a position at right-angles
with the ?oor, as shown in FIG. 1. The ends 5 and 6
are also formed with air compartments 7 and 8, respec
including a ?oor section, said ?oor section having air
receiving compartments therein, a pair of end sections,
one of the edges of the end sections being attached to
each end of the ?oor section, a pair of side sections, one
edge of each side section being attached to one side of
the floor section, separable fasteners coupling the adja
cent edges of said end and side sections, and a rigid frame
means attached to each of said end sections, said rigid
frame means comprising a pair of vertical legs, a bar on
each leg, and means releasably connecting the bars to
xgether.
tively, and each end section is in?ated from a single valve
2. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion
9 and 10, respectively. Thus the ends, when in?ated, are
including 1a ?oor section, said ?oor section having air re
also a somewhat rigid structure vand will maintain their
ceiving compartments therein, a pair of end sections, one
required shaped and position with the aid of a frame, as
of the edges of the end sections being attached to each
will be subsequently described. A pair of side sections
end
of said floor section, each of the end sections having
11 and 12 are attached to the sides of the ?oor 2, and
these side sections can be swung upwardly at right-angles 65 air receiving compartments therein, a pair of side sections,
one edge of each side section being attached to one side
to the ?oor, as shown in FIG. 1. Separable fasteners 13
of the ?oor section, separable fasteners coupling the adja
connect the side sections 11—12 with the end sections 5
cent edges of said end and side sections, and a rigid
and 6 at each of the four corners, thus holding the sides
frame means removably attached to each of said end sec
of the crib in an erect position, but are separable so that
the sides and ends can be placed in a horizontal plane 70 tions, said rigid frame means comprising a pair of vertical
legs, a bar on each leg, and means releasably connecting
when the crib is de?ated and stored. The end section 5
the bars together.
is formed with ‘a tubular sleeve 14 at its upper edge and
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of said end sections, said bars extending through the
3. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion
tubular sleeves to support said end sections.
including a 'tioor section, said ?oor section having air re
ceiving compartments therein, a pair of end sections, one
'
6. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion
including a dioor section, said ?oor section having air
of the edges of the end sections being attached to each
receiving compartments therein, a pair of end sections,
end of the floor section, a pair of side sections, one edge
of each side section being attached to one side of the ?oor
one of the edges of the end sections ‘being attached to
each end of the ?oor section, a pair of side sections, one
edge of each side section being attached to one side of
section, separable fasteners coupling the adjacent edges of
said end and side sections, and a rigid frame means at
the floor section, separable fasteners coupling the adjacent
tached to each of said end sections, said rigid frame means
comprising a pair of vertical legs, a bar on each leg, and 10 edges of said end and side sections, and a rigid frame
means ‘attached to each of said end sections, said rigid
means releasably connecting the ‘bars together, a hori
frame means comprising a pair of vertical legs, a bar on
zontal rail, means securing said rail to the upper edge of
each leg, and means releasably connecting the bars to
each of said side sections, and means detachably securing
gether, a horizontal rail, means securing said rail to the
said rails to both of said rigid frame means.
4. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion 15 upper edges of each of said side sections, and means de
tachably securing said rails to both of said rigid frame
inciiuding a ?oor section, said ?oor section having air re
ceiving compartments ‘therein, a pair of end sections, one
of the edges of the end sections being attached to each
end of said ?oor section, each of the end sections having
air receiving compartments therein, a pair of side sections,
tubular sleeves to support said end sections, and a tubular
sleeve on the upper edge of each of the side sections,
one edge of each side section being attached to one side
said rails extending through the last named tubular sleeves
means, a tubular sleeve formed at the upper ends of
each of said end sections, said bars extending through the
of the ?oor ‘section, separable fasteners coupling the adja
to support the side sections.
cent edges of said end and side sections, and a rigid
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
frame means removably attached to each of said end sec
UNITED STATES PATENTS
25
tions, said rigid frame means comprising a pair of ver
tical legs, a ‘bar on each leg, and means releasably con
1,412,177
Glaum ______________ __ Apr. 11, 1922
necting the bars together, a horizontal rail, means secur
2,119,387
Harvey ______________ __ May 31, 1938
ing said rail to the upper edge of each of said side sections,
‘and means detachably securing said rails to both of said
rigid frame means.
5. A collapsible crib comprising an inclosure portion
including a ?oor section, said ?oor section having air
receiving compartments therein, a pair of end sections, one
of the edges of the end sections being attached to each
end of the ?oor section, a pair of side sections, one edge
of each side section being attached to one side of the
floor section, separable fasteners coupling the adjacent
edges of said end and side sections, and a rigid frame
means attached to each of said end sections, said rigid
frame means comprising a pair of vertical legs, a bar on
each leg, and means releasably connecting the bars to_
gether, a tubular sleeve formed at the upper ends of each
2,128,978
30
Akin ________________ __ Sept. 6, 1938
2,429,350
Farrand _____________ __ Oct. 21, 1947
2,505,845
2,601,111
Alvarez ______________ __ May 2, 1950
Foster ______________ __ June 17, 1952
2,617,999
Mitchell ____ _._ ______ __ Nov. 18, 1452
2,784,420
2,908,020
Moltane _____________ .._ Mar. 12, 1957
Barton ______________ __ Oct. 13, 1959
933,292
Germany ___________ __ Sept. 22, 1955
FOREIGN PATENTS
OTHER REFERENCES
“Science and Mechanics” (magazine), p. 52, August
1955. Item: In?atable Baby Crib, lower right corner of
page.
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