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US2718911A
US2718911A US287143A US28714352A US2718911A US 2718911 A US2718911 A US 2718911A US 287143 A US287143 A US 287143A US 28714352 A US28714352 A US 28714352A US 2718911 A US2718911 A US 2718911A
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L. SOLOMON WALLET INSERT Sept. 27, 1955 Filed May 10, 1952 Aff [00/5 504 o/ /o/v. 7

United States Patent .WALLET INSERT Louis Solomon, Chicago, Ill.

Application May 10, 1952, Serial No. 287,143

1 Claim. (Cl. 150-39) My invention relates to an insert for a wallet which is adapted to hold a plurality of identification or credit cards.

It is among the objects of my invention to provide a wallet insert which is capable of holding twelve or more cards, which are protected from dirt or damage and all of which are readily available for use and inspection at all times.

It is a further object of my invention to provide such a wallet insert which is formed from thin, pliable, lightweight, transparent plastic material, which will occupy a minimum amount of space in the wallet.

It is another object of my invention to provide such a Wallet insert which is divided into a series of six separate compartments, each of which is capable of holding two or more cards. The compartments are adapted to fold one on top of another in any desired order to provide a compact, complete insert capable of fitting and being carried in any wallet. My wallet insert is adapted to be used by men, women and children.

It is a further object of my invention to provide such a wallet insert which is economical to manufacture and which is capable of being made in large quantities and sold at a price within the reach of everyone.

My invention also comprises such other objects, advantages and capabilities as will later more fully appear and which are inherently possessed by my invention.

While I have shown in the accompanying drawings a preferred embodiment of my invention, yet it is understood that the same is susceptible of modification and change without departing from the spirit of my invention.

Referring to the drawings, Fig. 1 is a plan view of my wallet insert in fully extended position; Fig. 2 is a top plan view of the same; Fig. 3 is a perspective view of my wallet insert in partly extended position, showing the insertion of a card into a compartment; Fig. 4 is an enlarged end view of my wallet insert in substantially folded position; Fig. 5 is a perspective view of my wallet insert in folded position showing its insertion into a wallet and Fig. 6 is an enlarged top plan view of one compartment of my wallet insert.

The embodiment selected to illustrate my invention comprises a rectangular body member 10 which is preferably formed of Vinylite plastic, but which may also be made of any other suitable plastic or other material having similar characteristics. The material forming body member 10 is preferably thin, easily pliable, light in weight and transparent.

Body member 10 is composed of two layers of material which are folded along lower edge 11 to form a closed bottom. The opposite ends 12 and 13 of body member 10 are sealed together electronically to provide closed ends for body member 10. At spaced intervals between opposite ends 12 and 13, the two layers of body member 10 are electronically sealed together from top to bottom along five vertical lines 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18.

Body member 10 is thus divided into six separate compartmentsyeachrof whicheextendsfrom top to bottom. One compartment. extends from end 12 to vertical line 14, the next from vertical line 14 to vertical line 15 and so on across body member 10.

The-six compartments of -body member 10 are prefcommon use and which are customarily carried in the wallet.

Each of the six compartments of body member 10 is capable of holding two cards, the faces of which are visible through one side of body member 10. Additional cards may be inserted between the two cards in each compartment. The additional cards will not be visible, but may easily be removed from the compartment.

Positioned along the top edge of body member 10 are six semi-circular openings, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24. These openings are positioned at the top center of each compartment and are cut in only one layer of material forming body member 10. They provide means for the fingers to grip the cards and remove them from or insert them into the compartments of body member 10.

In manufacturing my wallet insert, it is preferably folded in such a manner that a vertical fold extends from the top of body member 10 to the bottom along each of vertical lines 14 through 18. The compartments are folded together along these lines.

In use body member 10 is unfolded and two or more cards are placed in each of the six compartments, utilizing the semi-circular openings at the top for the rapid insertion of the card. Twelve cards are then visible through the sides of body member 10.

Body member 10 is then folded so that the compartments are positioned with one on top of another in any desired order to form a compact wallet insert of approximately the same length and width as an identification card. This wallet insert fits readily into the card carrying compartment of a wallet.

When identification or credit information is requested, the user need only remove my wallet insert and all twelve identification or credit cards are instantly visible and available for inspection and use.

In the past, it has been customary to manufacture wallet inserts from acetate sheets which are thick, rigid and bulky. Sometimes a series of such sheets are bound at the edge by a spiral binder. Such a wallet insert is often as thick as the cards which it holds while my wallet insert has substantially no weight, thickness or rigidity.

Having thus described my invention, I claim:

A wallet insert for holding, protecting and displaying a plurality of cards comprising a rectangular body member formed of thin, pliable, transparent, lightweight Vinylite plastic, said body member folded along its lower edge to provide two integral layers of material having a closed bottom and an open top, said body member having its layers electronically sealed together from top to bottom along its opposite ends and at spaced intervals therebetween to form a plurality of compartments of equal size extended horizontally across said body member, each of said compartments adapted to hold a plurality of identification cards the faces of the outer cards of which are visible through the sides of said body member, one of the layers of material forming said body member having a plurality of semi-circular openings therein with one of the semi-circular openings adjacent the' top center of each of said compartments, said openings adapted to facilitate'the insertion and removal of cards into and from said compartments, said body member adapted to be folded along the sealed portions between each of said compartments to position said compartments one on top of another to form a compact complete wallet Patented .Sept. .27, 1955 insert of substantially the same length and width as an identification card, said insert having little weight, bulk and rigidity and adapted to occupy little space in a wallet.

References Cited in the file of this patent 5 UNITED STATES PATENTS 693,624 Sallade Feb. 18, 1902 699,875 Johnston May 13, 1902 715,162 Schwartz Dec. 2, 1902 10 1,611,585 Forman Dec. 21, 1926 1,689,528 Kjellerup Oct. 30, 1928 4 Burgstaller May 2, 1933 Mathieu Sept. 5, 1944 Knee Jan. 3, 1950 Linehan Aug. 12, 1952 Coyle et a1. Sept. 1, 1953 FOREIGN PATENTS Great Britain July 30, 1900 Great Britain July 5, 1917 Switzerland July 31, 1939

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US2771928A (en) * 1954-06-28 1956-11-27 William E Hoeflin Pocket container
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US2858870A (en) * 1957-06-11 1958-11-04 Edward S Vihon Wallets
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US3036616A (en) * 1959-11-02 1962-05-29 Bertha M Allen Segregated article washing unit
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US3142437A (en) * 1961-12-15 1964-07-28 Gaylord Bros Inc Protective cover or envelope
US3112859A (en) * 1962-08-28 1963-12-03 Bro Dart Ind Inc Elastically expandable holder for cards
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US6604563B1 (en) * 2002-02-20 2003-08-12 Gray Johney L Multiple bill compartment wallet
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