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March 20, 1945. - J, F, BANNQN 2,371,944 _ DESK CALENDAR Filed April 30, 1943 IE7: 27 25 » - IN VEN TOR. tfOH/VFB/l/VNON. “@472 A TTORNEK 4 v Patented Mar. '20, 1945 ‘ "2,311,941; 4 ovidence,_ ,' 2 I 71., :assignor to Application-Melisa, 194s; Serial'No. 485,254 ‘(o1._4;b§12o'>” v _ g g I _ _ . .v My invention relates to desk calendars’ and ‘ ‘ from the locking‘ openings they maybe tilted rnore particularlyr‘to a desk ic‘alenldar standy-‘in on the "hinge jelern'eht; the short horizontal 'éx which a calendar pad made hp 'of ‘successive . tensions rising up through the' s'lots'ja‘nd' being/"of sheets ‘or leaves for successive days of 1 the year such length that when they are‘ vertical the" up; right oryertic'lal‘arm of'the‘arch will'lie'hori as, for example, one'for each day," is ‘mounted on a base'so?that' the sheets ‘or'leaves of the pad 'i may be‘ successively turned froml one halt‘of'the base to the other to expose ithe'succ'essive ‘leaves. ing drawing in'?which? : ‘ upwardly from the‘ base and threaded‘throug'h. ' ' . ' ‘ toward ‘ti-“horizontal '~po'sition.'~ To ‘enable? "the 7 wire arches to'be thus? tilted and et‘theisame ' time to avoid a‘ hinge-labo'vl‘e‘the Isurface ofer'th'e pad, relatively long-‘slots ‘must be formed to‘re ceive one arm of‘ the archesand thisha's the’ dis advantage of breaking'upthe corresponding part r . " ' ‘ ‘ ' ‘)Fi'g. 4,15‘ apart:verticalsectionon a'somewhat larger scale taken on'line 4-;4 of vFig. 1;’ '_ ' ’ Fig. 5 is a substantially horizontal section of ya part1 of the ‘base taken amine '5*—‘5rof Fig. 2; > ig'. dis a ‘detailper's‘pectiveo‘f a' clip compris ' ing the hinge" elementlf' “ In‘fth'e embodiment of the invention shown in of the'ibase‘on which¥theleaves of the pad are‘: to ; mi liiventi'on; "Fig/Bits an‘? inverted plan'ofthe calendar base; ' ‘When one pad is to be replaced by another: to " bb'dyin'g “Fig? 215 a side‘view'of the desk calendar; ‘ ~ ' begin a new year; the ‘wire iarc'h‘es ‘must‘be tilted rest. I "Fig. "-1 is'a plan ‘View of a desk calendar em correspondingly'spacedfholes in‘the‘lieaveSbffthia ’ ‘ ' " " i'I‘he various'features of "the invention ‘are _ illustrated,by way of ‘e’ ample, inthe accompany? Pads of the above’ltype have *holdin‘ganeans \ as; for‘ example,’ a‘ pair of wire 'arches“extending pad.‘ zontallyflat againstjthe ‘surface’ ofythe Base an the'calendar‘pad-"may then be removed] ' the accompanying" drawing‘, ' the base ,is _ formed of 'J, tion in‘w'hicli the ‘padfholdinglarches-lare?mo' t a'_‘ are" l'll‘having anl upwardly tilted ?at part 1H ‘ex ‘nding‘fupwardly from’ ‘the lower edge" l2 ‘and then :curve'd downwardly as'at “I 3Yto'7a' rear edge base and are so mounted that they may ‘be’ tiir e'd ,‘ which tilts the rear edge of the basefupwardly to to longa horizontal slots or‘ slots position projecting ‘withoutisubstantiallyfbeg "itheinecessity ‘give it an'inclin‘ation desirable 'irrthe ‘use 'of ‘the In my present invention Iprovide ‘a construc ed' below the-upper‘ surface "ofthe’suppor he yond the axis of rotation‘ olfrthe ‘arches. I4. The downward edge thus "formsjga' ?ange > calendar; ' Bytu‘mmg ‘the plate' downwardly “as at 5 Hit is‘ also ‘possible ’to use materials ‘for the plate'vvhich'are- not readily bent ata sharp angle , "In my invention ‘I 'iprovi‘dea base which: ' be a plate of anysuitablematerialfhither‘me tallic or plastic material, or a'?broiisinaterial as, “for example,’ '?b'rous material such" as Masonite.‘ ‘This? cpnstructiorialso gives‘ an at‘ 'tra'ctive'"appearance." Thev vflat‘ ‘part ‘II 'of vthe base‘- is somewhat ‘wider than‘ the calendar pad whichi‘s 150-- be ‘mounted dnitf'a's shown‘in Fig. such as that commonly known: as‘ i‘lvlas'bhite. Preferably the plate has the upper edge‘ turned down to tilt'the surface upwardly "from its J'fron‘t edge,v giving a'de'sirable inclination-to the surface ‘1', "so thatpartof ‘the calendar pad will be on’the of the base. On one half, for example the left half, of the base is provided a pair of narrow right-hand half of the base and the other part on > the left-hand half. 7 v parallel slots substantially parallel to the lower 40 The calendar vpad indicated at 15 is provided, edge of the base. Underneath the slots and as is usual, with a pair of openings 16 and I‘! clipped to the undersurface of the plate is a. through which are threaded a pair of pad-hold hinge element in which may be hinged the lower ing elements or arches l8 and 19, one for each ends of one leg of each arch. The arches may of the openings I6 and I 1 respectively. These _ be of any suitable form ‘ and are preferably 45 holding elements l8 and I9 ‘are so mounted on formed of a single length of wire bent to‘ form'a the base II that they may be tilted counter pintle part in the hinge element, extensions from clockwise, as indicated in Fig. 4, to enable the opposite ends of the pintle part horizontally for a short distance below the slots, ‘then ea. wardly through the slots a height somewhat‘ greater than the thickness of the calendar pads. then arching downwardly through locking holes 50 calendar pad 15 to be inserted, removed and re- ' placed. These- holding elements I8 and 19 extend‘ ’ in the opposite half of the base as, for example. through. suitable slots 20 and 2| in the left half of the base, when viewed in its usual position, or in the opposite ‘half as shown in Figs. 3 and 5,‘ in the right hand half. and are hinged in a, hinge element or clip 22 as ' ' ‘ When the ends of the wire arches are released 56 shown in Figs‘. 2, 3, 4 and 6. This hinge element 2. 2,371,944 holders extending horizontally below one of said elongated openings toward said median line then upwardly through one of said openings and above said plate and then bent downwardly over said median line and secured to said plate on the opposite side of said median line and the other of said holders extending horizontally below the other of said elongated openings toward said median line then upwardly through the other of . 1.0. said openings and above said plate and bent or clip is preferably made of metal and com-l _ prises a ?at part 23 resting on the upper sur face of the pad between the slots 20 and 2| and ' with downturned portions extending through these slots and bending reversely into extensions 24 and 25 which thereby clamp the part of the base between these hinges and secure the clip in position. ' t ‘ Other parts 26 and 21 of the extension are separated from the parts 24 and 25 and spaced to receive'and hold a horizontal mid portionv downwardly over said median line and secured 28 of a wire forming the holding elements or _ to said plate on the opposite side of said median arches l8 and IS. The part 28 rotates between line whereby said ‘padholders may 'be released and tilted‘ on said hinge element to swing the the parts 24 and 2e and 25 and 21 in the man-t ' ner of a pintle or rock shaft. ‘From the opposite ends of the pintle portion 28 the wires extend horizontally in short lengths 29 and 30 immedi-v ately beneath the slots 20 and 2| and then up-‘ wardly through the slots to form vertical extene parts of said holders ‘upwardly 15"‘ horizontal through their respective openings and to swing the upwardly extending parts downward to the upper surface of said plate. ' 2. A desk calendar pad which comprises a base 20 plate; a pair of spaced elongated openings in These extensions are arched at their upper said base at one vside of a median line, the longer sions 3| and 32. v , ends and then extend vertically downwardly in lengths 33 which pass through locking openings 34 and 35 in the opposite halfof the base. The dimensions of said openings being parallel and in a direction at a right‘angle to said median line, a hinge element secured to said base'plate parts of‘ the downturned arms 33 that extend 25 above the upper surface and under the lower sur into the locking openings 34 and 35 are notched face of said plate between said openings and as at 36, Fig. 4, so that when pushed into the toward'the end of said openings farthest from openings 34 and released they look and hold the 1 said median line, said hinge element having arches or holding elements in position.‘ [parts extending through said openings to secure 1 When the arches are pressed together, that is, 30 said hinge-element to said plate and a pair of the vertical elements 33 pressed toward the ver calendar pad holders comprising a single Wire tical» extension 3|, the notched part is released pivoted in said hinge element one pad holder and the arches may be tilted backwardly as extending on one side of said hinge element shown in Fig. 4 until they lie horizontally against below one of said elongated openings toward said the base sufficiently to permit removal of the median line then upwardly through one of said pad. , openings and above said plate and bent down - wardly over said median line and secured to the plate on the opposite side of said median line, the other ipad holder extending on one side of easily and freely tilted backwardly while at the same time'the base underneath the calendar 40 said hinge element below the. other of said elon gated openings toward said median line then sheets is continuous and free from slots through The above invention provides a desk calendar stand in which the holding elements may be Very out the entire writing area thereof. The con struction is also one which may be made of a wide variety of material such as compressed upwardly through the other of‘ said openingsand above said plate and bent downwardly over said median line and secured to said plate on the ?bers, plastics, etc., as well as metal. opposite side-of said median line, whereby the What I claim is: . 1 1. A desk calendar pad which comprises a base two parts of said wire on opposite sides of said hingeelement may be tilted to swing the hori zontally extending parts of said wires upwardly through their respective openings and to swing dimensions of said openings being parallel and 50 the upwardly extending parts downwardly to the upper surface of said plate. in a direction at a right angle to said median 3. The pad of claim 1 in which the free ends line, a. hinge element secured to said base plate plate, a pair of spaced elongated openings in said base at one side of a median line, the longer above the upper surface and below the under surface of said base plate and a pair of spaced substantially parallel wire pad holders pivotally supported in said vhinge element, one of said of said pad holders are notched and in which the base plate has openings to receive the ends 55 of said holders and to engage said notches. JOHN F., BANNON.