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0. COLBY & H. 0. WARD.
FRUIT BOX.
N0. 106,663, Patented Aug. 23, 1870.
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'GHAR'LE'S COLBY AND HENRY" CHARLES-WARD, or BENTON. HARBOR,
' MICHIGAN Letters Patent No. 106,663, dated August 23, 187 0.
n uriovnn ram-Box z o n The Schedule referred to in these Letters Patent and making pan of the same;
piece, a, which is secnreihin any suitable manner, to the first side.
Another strip of veneer, B, is then bent in the same manner, forming the top and botton1 The piece B is placed inside of the box A, thestrips running at right angles, as shown, and the bottom parta suitab.e distance below the lower digest)! the sides A.
Atthe outer. end, of the .topnrnlnlidv formed of the strip B, is a lip or downward-projecting part,fb, which overlaps the portion at 'ot'the strip'B, which'cxtends above the upperedgc of the box, and thus forming a support for the lid when fastened down, thereby preventing the crushing of the fruit.
Having thus'tfully described 'our invention,
i What we claim as newpand desire'to secure by Letters Patent, is-- A frnit-box made of two pieces of veneer, one piece, A forming the four sides, and the other piece, B, forming theitop and bottom,' when the top thus formed is provided with a downward-projecting lip 11, overlapping thegpnrt d which projects above the sides of the box, snbs'tautialiy as and for the purposes herein set foptln In testimony that we claim the foregoing as our own, we ailix our signatin-es in presence of two witncsses.
CHARLES COLBY. Witnesses: HENRY CHARLES WARD.
To ditto-ham it may concern:
Be it known that we, CHARLES COLBY, and H. CHARLES YARD, of Benton Harbor, in the county'of Wushtenaw and'State of Michigan, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Fruit Boxes; and we do hereby declare thatthe following is a thlhtclear, and exact description thereof, reference being had to the'aeeompafiying drawings and-to the lettersofi ref erence marked thereon which form a part; of this specification.
The nature of our invention consists in the construction of a fruit-box from two pieces of veneer, one piece forming the four sides and the other piece formtug the bottom and top, the top being provided with atdownward, bent lip, which overlaps a portion of the piece that forms the top and bottom, and which projeots above the side of the box; thus protecting the fruit from the weight of the upper tier of boxes.
in order to enable others skiiled in the art to which ourinvention appertains-to make and use the same, we will now proceed to describe its construct-ion and operation, referring to the annexed drawings, in which- V Figure 1 isa side view, and 1 Figure 2 is a plan view of our improve fruit-box.
A represents a, strip of veneer of suitable size, which is bent so as to form the four sides of the box, the. corners being scored or out on the outside, as
shown in fig. 2, so that the wood will bend easily. 0. 'DEWOLF,
At the end of the fourth side is an overlapping G. O. MOLANE
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