Patents by Inventor Martin J. Stinson

Martin J. Stinson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6871601
    Abstract: A low profile depository cabinet-safe combination including a safe forming a hollow safe interior therein accessible through a lockable door, a depository cabinet set atop and locked to the safe, forming an enclosed cabinet interior accessible through a pivotally mounted lockable door by inputting an unlocking combination therein, an opening formed in the safe and an opening formed in the cabinet to place the respective interiors thereof in vertical communication with each other, deposit handling means in the depository cabinet including a deposit plate moveable from inside the cabinet interior, with the cabinet door, to outside the cabinet when the cabinet door is fully opened, on which to place a deposit and a deposit actuator for moving with the cabinet door to move the deposit plate and the deposit placed upon it from outside the cabinet into the cabinet interior, as the door is being closed, and off the deposit plate, over the communications opening, to allow the deposit to fall down into the safe interi
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2005
    Inventor: Martin J. Stinson
  • Publication number: 20030140826
    Abstract: A low profile depository cabinet-safe combination including a safe forming a hollow safe interior therein accessible through a lockable door, a depository cabinet set atop and locked to the safe, forming an enclosed cabinet interior accessible through a pivotally mounted lockable door by inputting an unlocking combination therein, an opening formed in the safe and an opening formed in the cabinet to place the respective interiors thereof in vertical communication with each other, deposit handling means in the depository cabinet including a deposit plate moveable from inside the cabinet interior, with the cabinet door, to outside the cabinet when the cabinet door is fully opened, on which to place a deposit and a deposit actuator for moving with the cabinet door to move the deposit plate and the deposit placed upon it from outside the cabinet into the cabinet interior, as the door is being closed, and off the deposit plate, over the communications opening, to allow the deposit to fall down into the safe interi
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2002
    Publication date: July 31, 2003
    Inventor: Martin J. Stinson
  • Patent number: 5060583
    Abstract: The safe is an upwardly opening box-like structure. A door panel has at least one door closure cushioning and delaying apparatus connected to the door panel and to the structure. A locking shelf has at least one slotted port. A locking initiation member has a lower section adjacent a drill resistent reinforcement place. The locking initiation member has a locking tongue that slidingly and releasingly locks into a locking tongue recess in the bolt plate. Locking tabs on the bolt plate extend through the slotted ports and under the lentil support shelf when the bolt plate is rotated to a locked position. At least one position retaining pin in the bolt plate aligns the locking tabs in the slotted ports and to limit lateral and longitudinal movement of the bolt plate. The control handle has a reduced diameter section that breaks when a preselected amount of torque is applied to the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 29, 1991
    Inventor: Martin J. Stinson