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Aug. 7, 1945; 2,381,303 F. MELLOR PAPER ROLL RACK Filed Feb. 11, 1944 /7 A ‘ 6 v15/6. / > ZSnnentor Fred Me //0/" (Ittorneg 2,381,303 Patented Aug.v ‘7, 1945‘ UNI-TED STATES" PATENT OFFICE PAPER ROLL RACK , Fred Mellor, Shreveport, La., assi‘gnor of one-half to Howard George, Benton, La. Application February 11, 1944, Serial No. 522,201 '3 Claims. (011424-552) rollsofpaper into the rack. ' v ' » 3) acting through the center of gravity acts at a distance forward of the pivot points P at which the standards 4 are ‘attached to the foot plates I. I provide clamping screws '6 in threaded engage ment with the standards 4 as a means for clamp ing the standards 4 to the footplates I in the op " crating position to prevent my paper roll rack be ing accidentally pushed over on the counter C. The My invention relates to paper roll racks and more especially to paper roll racks adapted to be tilted into positions to facilitate the placing of ‘ A roll of wrapping paper such as the kind used by merchants for the wrapping of merchandise is quite heavy, almost too heavy for a lady clerk to lift in loading prior art types of paper roll ‘ shanks of the clamping screws 6 are positioned in racks with stationary bearings inelevated posi - tions. To load such prior art types of paper roll 10 the standards 4 so as to fall into the clamping notches 3 mentioned above when the standards 4 rackswith a roll of paper it is necessary for the are brought into the uprighted or operating posi'- > , clerk to hold up the vheavy roll of paper between tion. The standards 4 of my paper roll rack are joined together at their tops by means of a head the bearings and in alignment with the bearings while he ~jo'ckies the ends of the axle into the 15 board 9. A paper cutter generally designated An object of my invention is to provide a paper- ' by numeral I0 is pivotably attached to the head bearings. _ - ' > ' rack support that is adapted to be tilted into a loading position to receive a roll of paper resting . on a counter or other surface that my paper roll rack is mounted on. ' ' . ~ 20. the same manner as do the paper cutters incor ' ‘Another object of myinvention is to provide a paper roll rack with guide members adapted to guide the ends of axle member supporting the paper roll into. the axle bearings of my paper roll rack.» , board 9, by spring hinges l3. The blade ll of the ' paper cutter I0 is joined to the outer ends of the curved arms I 2. This paper cutter It operates in . porated in prior art paper racks. The axle A supporting the paper roll R is made of size in length and diameter such that its ends ' loosely ?t into U'shaped axle bearings 8 attached 25 to the innersides of the standards v4. ' '_ The description of the illustrated paper roll rack embodying my invention thus far recited, de?nes a practical, convenient, workable paper tion to follow of thepaper, roll rack embodying roll rack that ful?lls the ?rst object of myinven my inventionshown' in my accompanying draw‘ 30 tion. The reader can easily see that even with ing. . \ a out the use of the lifting guides ‘I, to be described In the drawing: Figure l is an elevation viewof a paper roll rack.’ later, the ends of the axle A supporting the paper I Other objects and advantages of my invention will appear from a reading of my detailed descrip roll R can be easily moved into the U shaped _ . V axle bearings 8, when the U shaped axle bearings Figure 2 is a plan view of the paper roll rack ' ‘shown in Figure 1, shown in a tilted or loading po 35 8 are lifted into horizontal alignment with them by merely rolling the paper roll R on the counter‘ 1 Figure 3 is a side elevation view of the paper roll ‘My inventive concept, in a paper roll-rack, how rack shown in a tilted-or loading position. embodying my invention. sitionpand, ' _ ‘ ’ The paper roll rack illustrated'in the drawing ever, ’goes further than the construction thus far v is‘ shown mounted on a‘ counter -C and supplied 40 described, in that I provide lifting guides 1 posi with'a paper roll R. r - In the drawing l‘designates foot plates secured v to the counter C by screws 2. The foot plates I‘ are provided with ‘notches 3 in their upper edges tioned in alignment with the U shaped axle bear ings 8. By‘ means of thelifting guides ‘l the op erator may lift a paper roll R on an axle A from a position on‘ a counter, as seenrin Figure 2 or 45 Figure 3 of the drawing where the’ ends of the ' . axle A extend crosswise of and above the guides A pair of standards 4 provided with feet 5 are ‘l; to an elevated position such‘as. shown in Fig. 3 pivotably -mounted on the foot plates l at the toe ends of the feet 5. By this arrangement of shaped where the axle ends bearings of the 8axle merely A arebyseated liftinginup the'U the mounting the standards 4 can be tilted to the prone positions shown in Figures 2 and 3 or raised 50 head board 9 and swinging the standardsl' into an elevated position. To bring the roll R into to the operating position shown in Fig. 1. The feet proper position to allow. the guides 1 to contact 5 on the standards 4 hold the standards 4 in the the ends of‘ the axle A, roll R should be rolled on vertical position or operating position under the the counter‘ C into a' diagonal position with re weight of the paper roll R,- shown mounted on the spect to the same at a location where the guides > axle A, because the force of gravity F v(see Fig. for purposes to be explained later. 2 2,381,803 1 may be lowered past the ends of the axle A. When the guides ‘I are so lowered, the position where the head board 9 rests on the counter C the roll R should then be turned on the countei C to bring the ends of theaxle A over the guides ‘I. When the liftingguides ‘I attached to the standards 4 are being swung upwardly while in contact with ends of the axle A to an angular position such as shown by the dotted lines in Fig. 7 adapted to’ be fastened to a counter or the like, 3, the force of gravity acting on the paper roll R of the standard and adapted to receive the end of supported by the axle A, the ends of which rest on the guides 1, causes the ends of axle A to roll an axle supporting a paper roll, each of the stand a paper roll holding frame mounted on the base means and adapted to hold a paper roll in an upright position above the counter or the like, the paper roll holding frame including a pair of standards extending in'spaced parallel relation ship from the base means, each of said standards being provided with a U shaped bearing having an opening located at a medial portion of the length ards being provided with a guide member in align ment with the rear wall of one of the U shaped down the guides 1 into the U shaped axle bear bearings, and adapted to guide an end of the axle ings 8. My paper roll support can be made out of the 15 into a U shaped bearing, each of the standards being pivotably mounted on‘ the base‘ means same kind of iron or other material heretofore whereby the paper roll holding frame may be re used in the construction of prior art paper roll volved to a position where it contacts the counter racks. The paper cutter head board 9, for the or the like to facilitate the placing of the ends sake of economy, can be made out of wood. The foot plates l and the standards 4 can be fabri 20 of the paper roll supporting axle in the U shaped bearing, one of the standards being provided with cated from angle iron members if desired, or they a foot member adapted to hold the paper roll may be cast in accordance with well known prior holding frame in an uprighted position and a art manufacturing practices. clamping means adapted to clamp a standard in Having thus described my invention, I claim: 1. A paper roll rack comprising a base means 25 an elevated position to the base means. 3. A paper roll rack comprising a base means adapted to be fastened to a counter or the like, adapted to be fastened to a counter or the like a paper roll holding frame mounted on the base and a paper roll holding frame mounted on the means and adapted to hold a paper roll in an base means adapted to hold a paper roll in an elevated position above the counter or the like, the paper roll holding frame including a pair of 30 elevated position above the counter or the like, said paper roll holding frame including a pair of standards extending in spaced parallel relation standards extending in spaced parallel relation ship from the base means, each‘ of said standards ship from the base means, each of said standards being provided with a U shaped bearing having being provided with a U shaped bearing on its in an opening located at a medial portion of the length of the standard adapted to receive the end 35 ner side, each of said standards being provided with a guide member in alignment with the rear of an axle supporting a paper roll, each of the standards being provided with a guide member in alignment with the rear wall 'of its U shaped bear ing, the guide members being adapted to guide the ends of the axle into the U shaped bearings, 40 wall of one of the U shaped bearings, said guide member being adapted to guide an end of an axle into said U shaped bearing, each of said standards being provided with a foot member adapted to hold said paper roll holding frame in an upright position under the weight of a paper each of the standards being pivoted to the base means to permit the paper roll holding frame to roll supported by said paper roll holding frame, be revolved to a position where it contacts the said standards being pivotably attached to the counter or the like, whereby to facilitate the plac ing of the ends of the paper roll supporting axle 45 base means at the toe ends of the foot members. in the U shaped bearings. _ 2. A paper roll rack comprising a base means FRED MELLOR.