US20060103275A1 - Jewelry chest with a fully locking system - Google Patents

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US20060103275A1
US20060103275A1 US10986839 US98683904A US2006103275A1 US 20060103275 A1 US20060103275 A1 US 20060103275A1 US 10986839 US10986839 US 10986839 US 98683904 A US98683904 A US 98683904A US 2006103275 A1 US2006103275 A1 US 2006103275A1
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    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05BLOCKS; ACCESSORIES THEREFOR; HANDCUFFS
    • E05B65/00Locks or fastenings for special use
    • E05B65/0003Locks or fastenings for special use for locking a plurality of wings, e.g. simultaneously
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C11/00Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C1/00 - A45C9/00
    • A45C11/16Jewel boxes
    • EFIXED CONSTRUCTIONS
    • E05LOCKS; KEYS; WINDOW OR DOOR FITTINGS; SAFES
    • E05BLOCKS; ACCESSORIES THEREFOR; HANDCUFFS
    • E05B65/00Locks or fastenings for special use
    • E05B65/44Locks or fastenings for special use for furniture

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A jewelry chest comprises a chest body having an upper case, a bottom shelf, a rear vertical wall and a pair of spaced-apart oppositely facing sidewalls fixedly disposed between the upper case and the bottom shelf. A top lid is hingedly mounted to the rear vertical wall. At least one door is hingedly mounted to one of the sidewalls. A primary lock assembly is disposed between the top lid and the chest body. A secondary lock assembly is disposed between the door and the top lid. Accordingly, The jewelry chest would have a fully locking system that can lock the lid and the door thereof at the same time.

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    BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • 1. Field of the Invention
  • The present invention relates to a jewelry chest, and more particularly to a jewelry chest having an upper storage area, a side storage area and a fully locking system to lock the storage areas at the same time.
  • 2. Description of the Related Art
  • The prior art jewelry chests or boxes as disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. 4,771,206, U.S. Pat. No. 4,984,854 and U.S. Pat. No. 6,595,609 generally have only a side storage space where jewelry can be stored and specially have no locking means for securely storing jewelry.
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • A main object of the present invention is to provide a jewelry chest with a fully locking system that can lock all of the doors or lids the chest may have at the same time.
  • Another object of the present invention is to provide a jewelry chest with an upper storage area and a side storage area for having selectable positions to store jewelry.
  • Accordingly, in order to accomplish the above objects, the present invention provides a jewelry chest which comprises a chest body having an upper case to provide an upper storage space, a bottom shelf, a rear vertical wall and a pair of spaced-apart oppositely facing sidewalls fixedly disposed between said upper case and said bottom shelf to provide a side storage space. A top lid is hingedly mounted to said rear vertical wall for closing said upper storage space. At least one door is hingedly mounted to one of said sidewalls to provide ready access to the side storage space. A primary lock assembly is disposed between said top lid and said chest body in such a way that when said top lid is in closed position, it can be locked by said primary lock assembly. A secondary lock assembly is disposed between said door and said top lid in such a way that when said door and said top lid are in closed position, said door can be locked by said primary lock assembly through said secondary lock assembly.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
  • FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a jewelry chest with a fully locking system according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention;
  • FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the jewelry chest with a fully locking system according to the above preferred embodiment of the present invention, illustrating the top lid and the side doors being in the open position;
  • FIG. 3 is a perspective view of the jewelry chest with a fully locking system according to the above preferred embodiment of the present invention, illustrating the top lid and being in the open position and the side doors being in the close position; and
  • FIG. 4 is a front view of the jewelry chest with a fully locking system according to the above preferred embodiment of the present invention.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS
  • Referring to the drawings, a jewelry chest 10 according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention is illustrated, wherein the jewelry chest is adapted for storing jewelry.
  • The jewelry chest 10 includes a chest body 20, a top lid 30, a pair of side doors 40, 50, a primary lock assembly 60 and two secondary lock assemblies 70.
  • The chest body 20 has an upper case 21, a bottom shelf 22, a rear vertical wall 23 and a pair of spaced-apart oppositely facing sidewalls 24,25 fixedly disposed between the upper case 21 and the bottom shelf 22. The upper case 21 provides an upper storage area which can be divided into a plurality of sub-storage space. The upper case 21, the bottom shelf 22 the rear wall 23 and the sidewalls 24,25 define a side storage space.
  • The top lid 30 is mounted to the upper end of the rear vertical wall 23 by a pair of hinges 32 for opening and closing the upper storage area. The right side door 40 is mounted to the right sidewall 24 by a pair of hinges 26 and the left side door is mounted to the left sidewall 25 by another pair of hinges 28 for opening and closing the side storage space. Three horizontally oriented drawers 80, each of them is respectively and slidably received in the side storage space.
  • The primary lock assembly 60 has a lock mechanism 62 and a lock plate 64. The lock mechanism 62 has a tongue 66 which is raised and lowered thereby. The lock plate 64 has a housing 68. The lock mechanism 62 is mounted on the front side of the upper case 21. The lock plate 64 is mounted on the front end of the top lid 30 in such a way that when the top lid 30 is in the closed position and the tongue 66 is in the raised position, the tongue 66 can be received in the housing 68 of the lock plate 64.
  • Each of the secondary lock assemblies 70 has a male locking device 72 and a female locking device 74. The male locking devices 72 can be a post disposed on the front side of the top lid 30. The female locking devices 74 can be a hole disposed on the upper side of the door 40,50 in such a way that when the top lid 30 and the doors 40, 50 are in the closed position, the male locking devices 72 are received in the female locking devices 74.
  • As described and illustrated, it should be readily appreciated that the jewelry chest 10 has the upper case 21 with an upper storage area and the horizontally oriented drawers 80 placed in the side storage space defined by the chest body 20, the jewelry chest 10 would have selectable storage positions on two sides to store jewelry. Specially, when the top lid 30 is locked by the primary lock assembly 60, the doors 40, 50 are also locked by the primary lock assembly 60 through the secondary lock assembly 70. In other words, the chest 10 has a fully locking system that can lock the lid and the doors thereof at the same time.

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  1. 1. A jewelry chest with a fully locking system, comprising:
    a chest body having an upper case to provide an upper storage space, a bottom shelf, a rear vertical wall and a pair of spaced-apart oppositely facing sidewalls fixedly disposed between said upper case and said bottom shelf to provide a side storage space;
    a top lid hingedly mounted to said rear vertical wall for closing said upper storage space;
    at least one door hingedly mounted to one of said sidewalls to provide ready access to the side storage space;
    a primary lock assembly disposed between said top lid and said chest body in such a way that when said top lid is in closed position, it can be locked by said primary lock assembly; and
    a secondary lock assembly disposed between said door and said top lid in such a way that when said door and said top lid are in closed position, said door can be locked by said primary lock assembly through said secondary lock assembly.
  2. 2. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 1, further comprising at least one horizontally oriented drawer slidably received in said side storage space.
  3. 3. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 1, wherein said primary lock assembly includes a lock mechanism with a tongue raised and lowered thereby, a lock plate having a housing to receive said tongue being on the raised position, said lock mechanism mounted on said upper case, said lock plate mounted on said top lid such that when said top lid is in the closed position and said tongue is on the raised position, said tongue can be received by said housing of said lock plate.
  4. 4. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 1, wherein said secondary lock assembly includes a male locking device and a female locking device, said male locking device disposed on said top lid, said female locking device disposed on said door in such a way that when said top lid and said door both in the closed position, said male device is received in said female device.
  5. 5. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 4, wherein said male locking device is a post, said female locking device has a hole fitted to receive said post.
  6. 6. A jewelry chest with a fully locking system, comprising:
    a chest body having an upper case, a bottom shelf, a rear vertical wall and a pair of spaced-apart oppositely facing sidewalls fixedly disposed between said upper case and said bottom shelf to provide a storage space,
    a top lid hingedly mounted to said rear vertical wall for closing said upper case;
    a pair of doors respectively and hingedly mounted to each of said sidewalls to provide ready access to the storage space;
    at least one horizontally oriented drawer slidably received in said storage space;
    a primary lock assembly having a lock mechanism with a tongue raised and lowered by said lock mechanism, a lock plate having a housing to receive said tongue being on the raised position, said lock mechanism mounted on said upper case, said lock plate mounted on said top lid such that when said top lid is in the closed position and said tongue is on the raised position, said tongue can be received by said housing of said lock plate; and
    two secondary lock assembly, each of said secondary lock assembly having a male locking device and a female locking device, said male locking device disposed on said top lid, said female locking device disposed on one of said doors in such a way that when said top lid and said door both in the closed position, said male device is received in said female device.
  7. 7. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 6, wherein said upper case has an upper storage area where jewelry can be stored.
  8. 8. A jewelry chest as recited in claim 6, wherein said male locking device is a post, said female locking device has a hole fitted to receive said post.
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