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US276336A
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
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L. BAUMEISTER.

PORTABLE BRACKET.

No. 276,336. Patented Apr. 24,1883.

UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE,

LEOPOLD BAUMEISTER, OF BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT.

PORTABLE BRACKET.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 276,336, dated April 24, 1883. Application inea December 1s, isst. (Muriel.)

To all whom z'tmay concern:

Beit known that I, LEOPOLD BAUMEISTER,

-a citizen of Baden, Germany, residing at serve as supports for clothing, lights, or other.

articles.

The object of the invent-ion is to provide a bracket adapted to be readily secured to a wall, mirror, or other smooth surface to support alight, or for hanging up clothing or other articles. i

The invention consists in the features of construction and combinations of parts hereinafter fully described, and pointed out in the claims.

In the drawings, Figure lis a side elevation of my improvement. Eig. 2 is a reverse plan view ot' the same. Fig. 3 is a central vertical section ot' the same when not in use. Fig. 4 is a similar view, showing the bracket applied to a wall, and provided with a candle-holder and candle.

A represents the shell or case of the bracket, preferably made of metal.

B represents ascrew arranged within the case, and provided at its inner end with a disk, B', and at its opposite end with a pin-extension, I.

C is a rubber disk pressed to the form shown y in the drawings, and, provided with the ring C, adapted to be brought in contact with the wall or other surface.

D represents a thimble or sleeve soldered within the outer end ofthe case A to receive a nut, E, which receives the screw B, and is pivoted to an arm,G. This arm is provided with a slot or recess, K, to receive the pin Iof l the screw, and the outer end of said arm is provided with a screw-threaded extension, L, to receive a candle-holder, N, for the reception of the candle M.

Fis a collar or ring secured to the. inner end ot' the nut E to prevent the removal of said nut from the case.

The operation of my invention lisas follows: The outer exposed edge of the-elastic ring C is moistened or wet and pressed tightly against the wall or other surface to which it is to be secured. The arm Gr is then ra-ised and turned to turn the net E, thus operating the screw B until the disk B is suiciently withdrawn from the wall to form an air-space, O, thus retaining the bracketin place and engaging the pin with the recess K of the arm G to hold said arm in the position shown in Fig. 4. Said arm is then ready to be used as a hanger for clothes or other articles, and, it desired, the candle-holder N maybe screwed onto the extension to support a candle,

The device as thus described is especially adapted for the use of travelers or other persons requiring a portable bracket. It is also designed to be attached to a mirror for use as a light-holder for shaving or other toilet purposes.

It will be apparent that many slight changes in the details of' construction may be resorted to Without departing from the spirit of my invention; hence I would have it understood that I do not limit myself to the precise construction herein shown and described, but reserve to myself the right to make all such a1- terations and modifications in form and construction as may properly fall within the scope ot1 my invention. l

1 claim- 1. The combination of a shellor case,with an elastic disk and operating-screw, a nut arranged within said case, and an arm pivotally secured to said nut and provided with the threaded extension L, substantially as set forth.

' 2. The combination, with the case and elastie disk, of a screw, B, having a dlisk, B', and a pin-extension, I, a thimble, D, a nut, E, having a collar, F, and an arm, G, pivoted to said nut, and having a recess, K, and ascrewthread extension, L, adapted to receive a candle, M, substantially as set forth.

In testimony whereofI afx my signature in presence of two witnesses.

LEOPOLD BAUMEISTER.

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Cited By (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
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US2743729A (en) * 1953-10-19 1956-05-01 Butler Beatrice Ash tray attachment
US2871053A (en) * 1956-03-14 1959-01-27 Otto P Richter Pneumatic holding device
US4356989A (en) * 1980-06-30 1982-11-02 Ireland Jack W Resilient suction cup with soft pliable sealing gasket
US9181974B1 (en) 2015-01-26 2015-11-10 Avery Aerospace Corporation Suction cup attachment device

Cited By (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2743729A (en) * 1953-10-19 1956-05-01 Butler Beatrice Ash tray attachment
US2871053A (en) * 1956-03-14 1959-01-27 Otto P Richter Pneumatic holding device
US4356989A (en) * 1980-06-30 1982-11-02 Ireland Jack W Resilient suction cup with soft pliable sealing gasket
US9181974B1 (en) 2015-01-26 2015-11-10 Avery Aerospace Corporation Suction cup attachment device

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