close

Вход

Забыли?

вход по аккаунту

?

Патент USA US3050896

код для вставки
Aug. 28, 1962
3,050,886
V. F. SMETS
ADJUSTABLE CODED CALENDAR
Filed March 1, 1961
3 Sheets—$heet 1
L1—5
B
0
O
f0\~@ WK
3
N
Iz
J
JANUARY
'
'8N
f5
0/ Z5
"E"b
I.u
5|
/
Z
3
g; 5? 2i; 2
iT
‘
i
5% JANUARY
3': 27 2! ru .50? J/ ‘,
j
/FEBRUARY
' MARCH
?
i
-:
s-
s
7
5’
'_
FEBRUARY
\14
MARCH _/
___|'—
APRIL
_____,F__"
MAY
JUNE
JULY
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER
DECEMBER
MAMJ’H
jzwz-wraz
1:70.»? F SME'TS
3,959,886
} Patented ‘Aug. 28, 1962
2
3,059,886
ADJUSTABLE CODED CALENDAR
Victor F. Smets, 116-20 Myrtle Ave.,
Richmond Hill, N.Y.
Filed Mar. 1, 1961, Ser. No. 92,546
7 Claims. (Cl. 40-109)
last day of February in a leap year, as indicated by refer
ence numeral “25” shown in FIGURE 7.
The coded card 32 is of ‘opaque material having
printed surfaces 34a, b on opposite sides, each such sur
face printed in a continuous pattern of colored geometric
indicia such as the color coded bars 38, 40, 42 shown
in FIGURES 3 and 4. Each readily identi?able color,
such as blue, brown, and green, designates a speci?c
This invention relates to calendars and, more particu
multiple-hour period of time, and the length of the color
larly, to an adjustable calendar.
It is an object of the present invention to provide an 10 coded bar designates a speci?c number of consecutive
adjustable coded calendar which can be readily adjusted
so as to be usable during any particular year.
A further object of the present invention is to provide
days. This coded card 32 is properly aligned behind the
date sheet 22 so that ‘the left‘ end of the selected one of
the three color coded bars is positioned under the selected
an adjustable coded calendar having means for accom
reference‘ date, which may fall on any one of the seven
modating leap years as well as regular years, and which
days of the week, so as to relate the selected schedule
to the dates of the year.
Certain ones of the apertures 26 in the date sheet 22,
apertures 26a in the date sheet 22a, and apertures 36 in
can be used over prolonged periods of time Without re
placement.
Still an additional object of the present invention is
the coded card 32, will be aligned with similar apertures
to provide an adjustable coded calendar of the type de
scribed having a coded card to re?ect a multiple-data 20 28 in the panels 12 to facilitate the insertion of fasteners
30 which will secure the date sheets 22, 22a and the coded
schedule and to relate this schedule to the dates of the
card 32 in proper adjusted position relative to each other
year.
and relative to the main housing.
All of the foregoing and still further objects and ad
The ‘date sheets 22, 22a are movable horizontally with
vantages of the present invention will become apparent
from a study of the following speci?cation, taken with 25 in the housing as shown in FIGURE 8, whereas the
coded card 32 is movable vertically therewithin. In set
the accompanying drawing, wherein:
ting up the calendar for any particular schedule, both
FIGURE 1 is a perspective View of an adjustable
sides thereof are properly aligned and ‘the fasteners 30
coded calendar made in accordance with the present
inserted to maintain the parts in the properly adjusted
invention in actual use;
position, thus providing a visual indication of the par
FIGURE 2 is an enlarged fragmentary plan view of
ticular schedule for each date of the current year as well.
certain parts of the assembly shown in FIGURE 1;
as for each date up to at least the twenty-eighth of Feb
FIGURE 3 is a plan view of a coded card forming a
ruary of the following year.
part of the present invention, illustrating a typical coding
While this invention has been described with particu
pattern printed on one side thereof;
FIGURE 4 is a plan view of the opposite side of the 35 lar reference to the construction shown in the drawing,
it is to'be understood that such is not to be construed as
same coded card shown in FIGURE 3, illustrating the
imparting limitations upon the invention, which is best
continuation of the same coding pattern;
de?ned by the claims appended hereto,
FIGURE 5 is a longitudinal cross sectional view taken
Having thus described my invention, I claim as new
along line 5—-5 of FIGURE 1;
,
FIGURE 6 is a plan view of a data sheet for a regular 40 and desire to secure by Letters Patent:
year, forming another part of the present invention;
FIGURE 7 is a fragmentary plan view of a data sheet
for a leap year forming still another part of the present
:1. An adjustable coded calendar comprising, in com- >
'bination, a main housing having central window open
ings, indicia carried by said main housing around said '
window openings designating the ‘month of the year and
FIGURE 8 is a transverse cross sectional view taken 45 the days of the week, two individual date sheets each
slidably supported within said main housing for selective
along line 8—8 of FIG. 5, illustrating the manner in
independent movement relative to said window openings
which the calendar is adjusted.
having numerical indicia designating the dates of each
Referring now to the drawing, an adjustable coded
month, a coded card, said coded card being slidably sup
calendar 10 made in accordance with the present inven
tion is shown to include a main housing having a pair of 50 ported within said main housing for movement between
said date sheets relative to said date sheets, said coded
panels 12 secured in spaced apart parallel relation
card having colored geometric indicia designating a mul
ship by means of spacer blocks 13, ‘both such panels
tiple data schedule for relating said schedule to said dates,
being of substantially identical arrangement having cen
said main housing comprising a pair of substantially rigid
tral window openings 20 with indicia 14 designating the
month of the year along longitudinal sides of the opening 55 opaque panels, said panels being secured together in
spaced apart parallel relationship, and a plurality of
20, and smaller indicia 16 designating the days of the
spacer blocks mounted between said panels, said spacer
week on opposite longitudinal extremities of the open
_ invention; and
ing 29.
The date sheet 22, of transparent material, has all of
blocks maintaining said panels in spaced apart parallel
relationship.
2. The combination according to claim 1, wherein I
the dates 24 of the year imprinted thereupon in di?erent 60
said indicia carried by said main housing is imprinted
order, so as to be readily adjustable within the main
upon each one of said panels identically around the pe
housing relative to the indicia 14, 16. This date sheet 22
riphery of said central window opening.
is properly framed by the window opening 20 so that the
3. An adjustable coded calendar as set forth in claim
numeral “1” adjacent to the top thereof is properly posi
2, wherein each one of said date sheets comprises a trans
65
tioned with respect to the month “January” ‘and the day
parent panel having a plurality of numerical indicia im
of the week on which January 1st of the particular refer
printed thereupon in seven distinct columnar arrange
ence year falls.
'
ments for each said date sheet, corresponding to a calen
To facilitate the use of the calendar for leap years, a
dar arrangement for each year, regardless of the day
leap year date sheet 22a of transparent material, is pro
upon which each year commences.
vided which has dates 24a corresponding to each day of 70
4. An adjustable coded calendar as set forth in claim
3, wherein said coded card comprises a substantially
the year, as well as the date “29,” corresponding to the
’
73,050,886
g '
v
opaque;panel havingra plurality of ‘colored geometric
'- 6, further comprising a plurality of fasteners extending
indicia imprinted ‘on both sides thereof in a prearranged
pattern corresponding to' said multiple-data schedule.
] through said main housing, said date sheets, and said
5. The combination according to claim 4, wherein the
in an adjusted position relative to each other and relative
coded card securing said date sheets and ‘said coded card
color, size, and'shape of said- colored geometricindicia 5 to said main housing
are of pre-sel'ected ‘design visible through said date sheets
behind said nurnerical indicia imprinted thereupon, where
References Cited in the ?le of this patent
by said schedule for said dates 'maybefidenti?edr
6.v Anadjustabl'ecoded calendar as set forth inrclaimi
‘57,’ wherein each "group of said indicia imprinted upon the
UNITED STATES PATENTS 7'
10
several parts are'arrange'd relative to each other to pro
vide continuous visual" indication of said schedule for
all said dates of any reference year and for all said dates
_Keese ____________ __v-___ Oct. 1, 71937
2,807,898
2,847,778
Opoczynsk ______ __V___'_ Aug. 19, 1958'
2,984,033
Sampson ___..___l_l_'____'__ VMay 16, 1961
FOREIGN PATENTS
up to at least the twenty-eighth of February of the next
following year.
1
‘
'
15
» V 7.,
adjustable coded calendar’ asset forth, in claim ‘
‘
310,344
7
Great Britain ___‘_____,___ Apr. 23, 1929
7
Документ
Категория
Без категории
Просмотров
0
Размер файла
430 Кб
Теги
1/--страниц
Пожаловаться на содержимое документа