Patents by Inventor Wilfred H. Hough

Wilfred H. Hough 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: 4607648
    Abstract: A coin bank for separating a group of coins, forming the coins into a moving file, and for sorting the coins. The bank has a housing with an inlet for receiving a group of coins, coin bins for receiving coins of different diameters, a mechanism for separating individual coins from a group deposited into the inlet and for advancing the separated coins in a moving file, and a mechanism for receiving coins from the moving file and for sorting the coins in respective coin bins. The housing has a transparent wall disposed so as to allow coins in the moving file to be viewed therethrough, to provide the bank with a unique visual effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 1985
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1986
    Assignee: Nottingham-Spirk Design Inc.
    Inventor: Wilfred H. Hough