Article Hanger Integral With Container Patents (Class 206/288)
  • Patent number: 10871324
    Abstract: A portable dryer for suits and helmets includes a housing; a motor driving one or more blowers; a first air duct for directing air from the one or more blowers into a helmet, the housing configured to receive the helmet over an outlet of the first air duct; and a pair of second rotatable air ducts each for directing air from the one or more blowers into a separate leg of a suit, the second pair of rotatable air ducts spaced from the first air duct so as not to interfere with the outlet of the first air duct. The rotatable air ducts may be replaced with flexible tubing. An optional suitcase may contain the suit and helmet dryer and include a telescoping pole on which to hang a suit to be dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Inventor: Yoshitaka Suzuka
  • Patent number: 10800598
    Abstract: A container includes a single piece of material having panels that are foldable about pre-formed crease lines into an enclosed configuration. The panels include a first base panel for supporting a garment and an insert panel extending from the first base panel and configured to be inserted within the garment. The insert panel is foldable to position the garment over the first base panel. The panels include sidewall panels, a second base panel, and a closure panel. The sidewall panels are foldable relative to the first base panel to form sidewalls of the container. The second base panel extends from one of the sidewall panels and is foldable over the first base panel. The closure panel extends from one of the panels, is foldable relative to the sidewall panels, and carries a fastener for fastening to another one of the panels to maintain the container in the enclosed configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Alexander Kent, Mike Custer, Chad Hockin, Brent Lindberg, Justine Lea Mahler, Jenna Walsh
  • Patent number: 10743692
    Abstract: An apparatus for receiving and protecting a mail is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a receptacle having a bottom and sidewalls. The bottom and sidewalls define an interior for the receptacle. At one of the sidewalls, a cover is provided, which is operated to form a closed structure with the receptacle. The apparatus comprises a clamp provided at one of the sidewalls to removably couple the receptacle to a structure. At the interior of the receptacle, a mail is received and the cover is closed to protect the mail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Inventor: Charles Mackey
  • Publication number: 20150014194
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (1) for transporting clothes comprising a hanger body (10) with a triangular component (12) for supporting a garment with shoulders, said body having a rear face (13) and an opposing front face (14) with a recess (15) of a size to contain folded trousers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: Tony Higson
  • Patent number: 8714350
    Abstract: The present invention includes methods and apparatus in which a reusable bag is provided for the collection and return of soiled garments, laundry and/or other clothing items. The bag may be provided in the form of a hamper that is open at the top, with one or more hooks that allow the bag to be hung from a clothing rod, and is provided with engagement devices that allow the bag to be folded up when not in use, and then unfolded to various levels for containment and protection of clean items that have been hung on standard hangers. In some embodiments, garment protection flaps and a detachable accessory bag are provided inside the bag. In other embodiments, convenient handles are provided as part of the hangers which support the bags, the handles being positioned to balance the bag when it is being carried to avoid spilling the contents thereof, the bags having special flaps for engaging the hangers having the handles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Inventor: Stephen E. Berglund
  • Patent number: 8689973
    Abstract: The present invention includes methods and apparatus in which a reusable bag is provided for the collection and return of soiled garments, laundry and/or other clothing items. The bag may be provided in the form of a hamper that is open at the top, with one or more hooks that allow the bag to be hung from a clothing rod, and is provided with engagement devices that allow the bag to be folded up when not in use, and then unfolded to various levels for containment and protection of clean items that have been hung on standard hangers. In some embodiments, garment protection flaps are provided inside the bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Inventor: Stephen Berglund
  • Patent number: 8608380
    Abstract: An air discharge valve for a vacuum-sealed clothes bag having a flexible container includes a valve body for openably closing the vacuum-sealed clothes bag. A hanger is attached to the valve body to extend upwards from the valve body, the hanger being arranged in a substantially coplanar relationship with the valve body. An anchor member is securely attached to the flexible container. First and second fixing caps are fixed to opposite surfaces of the anchor member. A cloth holder is suspended from the anchor member to hold a cloth contained in the flexible container. The valve body is fitted to the first and second fixing caps in a rotatable manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Inventor: Myung Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20130313141
    Abstract: An outfit ensemble organizer to organize and store an outfit is disclosed. The outfit emsemble can be made up of at least one garment, at least one pair of footwear and at least one necklace or jewelry item. The outfit ensemble organizer includes a garment cover for enclosing the at least one garment, a footwear pouch for securing the at least one pair of footwear and a necklace holder for holding the at least one necklace. Each of the garment cover, the footwear pouch, the necklace holder is positioned on at least one hanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2013
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Inventor: MARYBETH OLIVER
  • Patent number: 8499930
    Abstract: An undergarment hanger suspending by a hanger or hook; thin and dual sided receiving pouches with side access openings for storing a wide range and sizes of undergarment clothing, accessories, and swimsuits. In addition, the shape of the undergarment hanger reduces creases and dimples formed on the stored article of clothing and the like. Fabric or other material may be provided adjacent the top, bottom and side access openings to rigidize the undergarment receiving pouches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Inventor: Cara Parness
  • Patent number: 8425391
    Abstract: A foldable package made from one sheet of material where the top portion folds into 3 or more layers. Cutouts in each of the layers line up in a way to make a J-shaped hook. The 3 or more layers fold longitudinally to form a flat tab with a J-shaped hook. The J-shaped hook is then used as a supportive apparatus which allows easy removal of items from a peg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Inventor: Robert Michael Branger
  • Patent number: 8225525
    Abstract: A wetsuit drying and transportation carrier includes a container having a wetsuit receiving interior. A reservoir is provided adjacent to the bottom of the container to receive liquid from the interior of the container. A first wetsuit support is pivotably connected to the container to pivot into and out of the container interior. A second wetsuit support is pivotably connected to the container in front of the first wetsuit support to pivot into and out of the interior of the container. A wetsuit shoulder support is connected to the container or to the first wetsuit support. A third wetsuit support is pivotably connected to the first and second wetsuit supports. The third wetsuit support desirably has a slot for receiving a wetsuit for drying and transportation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Inventor: R. Dennis Gallagher
  • Publication number: 20100193383
    Abstract: An undergarment hanger suspending by a hanger or hook; thin and dual sided receiving pouches with side access openings for storing a wide range and sizes of undergarment clothing, accessories, and swimsuits. In addition, the shape of the undergarment hanger reduces creases and dimples formed on the stored article of clothing and the like. Fabric or other material may be provided adjacent the top, bottom and side access openings to rigidize the undergarment receiving pouches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventor: Cara Parness
  • Publication number: 20100065450
    Abstract: A display and storage case for T-shirts includes a base element conforming in general shape to a flat T-shirt. A cover element is selectively secured to the base element, and is fabricated from a transparent material. A hook element is connected to one of the base element and the cover element, and facilitates hanging of the case on a standard clothes hanging device. ATt-shirt can be secured between the base element and the cover element with the color and graphic features of the T-shirt being visible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2008
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventor: Ryan Plett
  • Patent number: 7540377
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a unitary body that includes a front section with planar front and rear surfaces. A rear section is spaced from the front section and extends parallel thereto. The body also includes a shoulder portion monolithically formed with the front and rear sections, which is provided with perforations. The body is articulatable along the perforations such that same can be adapted between folded and unfolded positions. The body further includes a finger portion monolithically formed with the front section that is provided with perforations. The finger portion is laterally registered with one of the openings such that same can be inserted therethrough. Another one of the openings receives a fastening member therethrough and supports the body at an elevated position. At least one sock is intercalated between the front and rear sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2009
    Inventor: Travis M. Krisher
  • Publication number: 20090127141
    Abstract: A garment carrier comprises a jacket or similar apparel for wearing on the torso. A compartment is provided on the rear of the jacket into which the garments to be carried are inserted. In use, the garments are held flat against the wearer's back in a position which enables the wearer to jog, cycle or pursue other activities without having to support the garments by hand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Inventor: Anthony HIGSON
  • Patent number: 7513366
    Abstract: A package and method for displaying shoelaces includes a backing member to which one end of the laces are attached by a strip of pressure sensitive adhesive. The laces are wrapped about the backing member and through an opening of a triangularly-shaped hanger to form a plurality of loops. A second strip of pressure sensitive adhesive is then wrapped about the loops and backing panel securing the looped laces to the hanger. A cover wrap is inserted through the hanger and folded over the upper portion of the looped laces, backing panel and base of the hanger. An informational panel is then wrapped about the cover wrap to secure the laces and backing member therein. The informational panel contains printed indicia pertaining to the shoelaces. A display rod is inserted through the hanger to suspend the packaged laces therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2009
    Assignee: Mitchellace, Inc.
    Inventor: Steven W. Keating
  • Patent number: 7311197
    Abstract: A foldable garment display package for displaying garments such as intimate apparel comprises a back panel, a bottom panel, and a front panel. The back panel includes a top, two sides, a bottom, a securing flap integrally formed as part of the back panel, a hanging tab integrally formed at the top of the back panel, and a closing slot formed proximate one side of the back panel. The bottom panel is foldably connected to the bottom of the back panel and upwardly foldable into juxtaposed relationship with the back panel. The front panel comprises an innermost edge foldably connected to the side of the back panel opposite the side on which the closing slot is located. The front panel also includes an outermost edge having a closing tab corresponding to the closing slot foldably connected to the outermost edge. At least one garment to be displayed is wrapped around the bottom panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2007
    Assignee: HBI Branded Apparel Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Jeanne Wilkinson, Alan Pamell, Melanie Moore
  • Patent number: 7140479
    Abstract: A combination garment bag and luggage bag includes a relatively rigid outer luggage bag and a relatively flexible inner garment bag. According to one aspect of the invention, the garment bag is secured to the interior of the luggage bag with the aid of a releasable coupling mechanism. According to another aspect of the invention, the interior of the garment bag is provided with a spring expandable hanger bar. The hanger bar expands when the garment bag is removed from the luggage bag. This allows easier access to the contents of the garment bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2006
    Assignee: Ingenious Designs LLC
    Inventors: Joy Mangano, Brian Scevola
  • Patent number: 6974028
    Abstract: An assembly for transporting, storing and merchandising plural articles of merchandise. The assembly comprises a shipping container in which a fixture and the articles of merchandise are located. The shipping container includes an outer carton and an inner compartment. The fixture is located within the inner compartment and includes an elongated display member and a bracket. The elongated display member supports the articles of merchandise. The shipping container includes a portion that can be opened to provide access to the bracket to enable the bracket to be connected to the elongated display member while that member is still within the shipping container. The fixture and the shipping carton can then be mounted on any vertically oriented structural member, whereupon the shipping container can be removed leaving the fixture in place with the merchandise suspended from it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Reborn Products Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Ford, Allan L. Ford
  • Patent number: 6659273
    Abstract: A laundry tote including at least one rotatable support member for hanging the tote is disclosed. The tote may also include a cover which can be secured over the top to prevent laundry from inadvertently falling out of the tote, and may include a pocket for receiving a label or the like for identification purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Inventor: Vito A. Scola
  • Patent number: 6622857
    Abstract: The compression storage bag includes a storage bag main body, which has an entrance-exit portion (or an opening portion) on one side, for putting in and taking out goods to be stored. The opening portion is made open-close free, by open-close means. The compression storage bag has a first non-return valve on the opposite side of the opening portion. This first non-return valve is provided with one side extending to the inside of the storage bag main body, and the other side extending to a path that connects communicatively with the exterior of the storage bag main body. Moreover, the compression storage bag has an outlet, which makes it possible for the air inside the storage bag main body to flow out through the first non-return valve and the path. In particular, a second non-return valve, which has an opening portion through which air is sucked out of the interior of the storage bag main body, is formed at a different place from the first non-return valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2003
    Assignee: Aru Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Ohtsubo, Yoshihiro Koyanagi
  • Patent number: 6499590
    Abstract: A carrying case for neck ties comprises three panels which fold one over the other and include special loops to support the midpoint of the ties within the carrying case. The separate panels are connected by soft, living hinges. The carrying case is especially useful in smaller luggage cases of the type popular for airline carry on travel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2002
    Assignee: Travel Caddy, Inc.
    Inventors: Donald E. Godshaw, Andrezj Redzisz
  • Patent number: 6481574
    Abstract: A piece of luggage for carrying clothing and accessories is disclosed. The luggage may be used to carry and store clothing on hangers together with accouterments in a convenient, vertically-accessible configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2002
    Inventor: Donald P. Pakosh
  • Publication number: 20020148743
    Abstract: Design of a composite luggage, comprising an upper layer soft textured bag and a lower layer hard set case to be assembled by means of a zipper assembly or equivalent sealing means, both layers being openable opposite each other, and each permitting stowage of objects such that the upper soft textured compartment, whenever not fully loaded, may automatically have its volume reduced commensurably to the voids within, and the same soft textured compartment may be unfolded further for extension to eventually form a bag fit for the stowage of a suit or garment, a retraction layer is interposable way between both the upper and the lower layers, and which may be put into effect where needed to upgrade the capacity of the luggage, overall, the luggage embodies altogether the utility features of a hard set stowage case, a soft textured baggage and of a suit stowage means as well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2001
    Publication date: October 17, 2002
    Inventor: Joy Tong
  • Patent number: 5871133
    Abstract: A garment bag backpack for freeing a user's hands while traveling. The inventive device includes a main support having a pair of shoulder straps secured thereto. The main support has a waist strap secured thereto. The shoulder straps and the waist strap couple the main support to a torso of a user. A pair of garment supports are rotatably coupled with the main support. Each of the garment supports have a generally U-shaped configuration. A cover is dimensioned for positioning over the main support and the pair of garment supports. The cover has zippered closure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1999
    Inventor: Ricky B. Robinson
  • Patent number: 5713646
    Abstract: A daughter wardrobe adapted for use inside a mother wardrobe for holding clothes, including a wardrobe body and a supporting frame mounted inside the wardrobe body to stretch out and support a top panel of the wardrobe body, wherein a plurality of loops are respectively fastened to the top panel of the wardrobe body on the inside and arranged in a line in transverse direction to hold a hanging rod for hanging clothes. A reinforcing plate maybe mounted inside the wardrobe body and closely attached to the top panel thereof, and a cloth rack is riveted to the reinforcing plate for hanging clothes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 3, 1998
    Inventor: Wen-Tsan Wang
  • Patent number: 5598922
    Abstract: The invention is a printed product hanger construction to be used in packaging fabric products especially multiple pairs of socks. The invention consists of a pressure sensitive band that wraps two pairs of socks on one side of a hanger portion and one pair of socks on the other side of the hanger portion. Pressure sensitive adhesive adheres to the socks, thus securing them to the package. A hanger portion of the band protrudes above the remainder of the band and contains the hanger opening for displaying the socks on a pegboard. The hanging region has an opening for receiving a single or a double wire hanger cut near the top of a billboard region containing printed matter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1997
    Assignee: Voxcom, Inc.
    Inventor: David M. Good
  • Patent number: 5348148
    Abstract: A container comprises front and rear opposed walls, a pair of opposed side walls, a pair of beveled shoulder walls, and a hanger support panel. The front and rear walls are interconnected by the side walls along generally parallel fold lines to form an upright tubular enclosure. The beveled shoulder walls are arranged adjacent to the tops of the side walls and extend between the front and rear walls. Each shoulder wall is disposed at an obtuse angle with respect to the adjacent side wall. The distance between the upper edges of the shoulder walls is less than the distance between the lower edges of the shoulder walls. The hanger support panel is foldably joined to the top edge of the rear wall. The support panel rests on and bridges between the upper edges of the shoulder walls. The support panel is provided with hanger-engaging slot so that a hanger-supported article to be placed in the tubular enclosure can hang from the support panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 20, 1994
    Assignee: The Mead Corporation
    Inventor: Gary D. Lancaster
  • Patent number: 5269408
    Abstract: A combination transport-display box for shoes openly displays the shoes in an upright display condition in which the shoes directly face a purchaser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 14, 1993
    Assignee: E. S. Originals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon D. Otis, Terry J. Hooper
  • Patent number: 5058740
    Abstract: The invention is a hexagonal garment box including a novel hanger apparatus formed by flaps of two opposing walls of said box. The hanger apparatus includes a hanger bar formed from a foldable flap, supported by a slot in an opposing wall of said box and another flap from the opposing wall which extends over the hanger bar to secure and hold any hangers placed between the two flaps in position within the garment box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1990
    Date of Patent: October 22, 1991
    Assignee: Gaylord Container Corporation
    Inventor: David D. Coursen
  • Patent number: 4944395
    Abstract: The invention is a garment box including a novel hanger apparatus formed by flaps of two opposing walls of said box. The hanger apparatus includes a hanger bar formed from a foldable flap, supported by a slot in an opposing wall of said box and another flap from the opposing wall which extends over the hanger bar to secure and hold any hangers placed between the two flaps in position within the garment box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 31, 1990
    Assignee: Gaylord Container Corporation
    Inventor: David D. Coursen
  • Patent number: 4773533
    Abstract: A foldable garment container formed of sheet material comprising a single blank. The container is defined by a bottom wall, a pair of side walls, a pair of end walls, and a top wall and is of a size and configuration to hold at least one garment disposed on a garment hanger. At least one of the end walls has top and bottom flaps. The container also includes a hanger retainer integral therewith proximate an inner surface of the one of the end walls. At least one of the top and bottom flaps is die cut to form the hanger retainer as an integral hanger support. The container includes a fold line in closely spaced relation to the one of the end walls along which the integral hanger support is foldably joined to the remainder of the one of the top and bottom flaps. Additionally, the garment container includes integral retaining members for maintaining the integral hanger support in generally parallel relation to the one of the end walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 27, 1988
    Assignee: Sears, Roebuck and Co.
    Inventor: Irwin R. Greene
  • Patent number: 4703850
    Abstract: A shoe box is disclosed for safely and temporarily holding shoes of a hotel guest on the outside of a hotel room door so that the shoes can be picked up, shined and returned and which does not require that the hotel guest have a key to open the shoe box. The box is substantially rectangularly shaped and includes a top wall, a bottom wall and a pair of side walls. The back of the box includes a border around the perimeter defining an opening for insertion and removal of the shoes by the guest when the box is removed from the door. A hinged cover including a lock can only be opened by an attendant for removing the shoes for polishing or for replacing them. The top rear of the box carries a bracket which fits over the top of a door to suspend the box thereon with the back of the box flush against the door. Cushing material on the back of the box and on the inside of the cover reduce the noise which would otherwise be created when the box was being hung on the door or when the cover was being closed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1987
    Inventor: Jimmie Walker
  • Patent number: 4693345
    Abstract: A multi-compartment case, in particular such a case for air travel, features a rectangular parallelpiped shaped part with a handle on one narrow side and, projecting beyond the narrow side a tall part which is provided with a hinged lid on the front wall facing the other part and in its interior a device for hanging up clothes. The narrow side projects as a wall section out of a front wall of two tall case shells which are made mainly of light weight metal and are hinged together. The narrow side features connecting elements to secure a briefcase which, when joined to the case, makes the whole into a rectangular parallelpiped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1987
    Assignee: Swiss Aluminium Ltd.
    Inventor: Gerhard Mittelmann
  • Patent number: 4693367
    Abstract: A corrugated shipping box comprises a tray and a lid and a panel hinged to the lid and foldable within the enclosure formed by the tray and the lid. The panel has a sub-panel extending rearwardly of the rear face thereof and an aperture in the front face for receiving a garment hanger. A garment can be folded over the panel by first inserting the garment hanger in the aperture passing the garment around the free edge of the panel over the back face and through a slot provided in the sub-panel to thereby retain the garment in a draped position and prevent bunching thereof in the box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1987
    Assignee: Dorfin Paper Products (Quebec) Limited
    Inventor: Andre Mathieu
  • Patent number: 4674645
    Abstract: A collapsible container for suspended freight, especially for conveying garments by air, the walls and roof being of rigid waterproof panels supported upon a standard floor pallet. In the preferred case, the roof slides on rollers over two opposite side walls and is provided with parallel horizontal bars rigidly attached to its inner surface for the suspension of the garments. The weight carried by the side walls is distributed over the floor pallet by supporting the side walls on a weight distributing framework. The component panels may be separated for return flights and stacked horizontally to save space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 1985
    Date of Patent: June 23, 1987
    Assignee: Solindo Equipment Leasing Limited
    Inventors: Giles A. Instone, Michael V. Rule, Ronald E. van Riemsdijk
  • Patent number: 4342389
    Abstract: The invention structure comprehends the provision of a hanger bar formed from flaps extending from the ends of side walls of the container body, the flaps being retained in position between an end wall of the container body and inner locking walls. Portions of the flaps are folded into position to define the hanger bar which extends into the container body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 1981
    Date of Patent: August 3, 1982
    Assignee: Container Corporation of America
    Inventors: Billy R. Bethune, Charles C. Dearing
  • Patent number: 4300687
    Abstract: A packaging structure for hanger supported articles is disclosed. Support of the articles is achieved by panels in partially overlapping relationship and joined by tab panels foldably joined to the panels and erected by overlapping of the panels into facing relationship to form a rail for support of hangers, the tab panels being maintained in locked relationship by the overlapping panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 17, 1981
    Assignee: Container Corporation of America
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Gardner, Bennie C. Nelson, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4190151
    Abstract: A display hanger for articles is formed from a single blank of relatively stiff material such as paperboard and is printed on one side with advertising and identification graphics including incremental price information. The single blank is cut and scored to form a main body panel, a pair of garment supporting side flaps and a pair of interlocking side flaps which retain one or more of the garments on the display hanger. The upper portion of the main body panel is reinforced and includes a cutout for supporting the display hanger on a companion support member such as a pin type display panel. Meanwhile, the improvement comprises an extension flap foldably attached to the lower end of said main body panel wherein the incremental price information is printed on individual tab elements that are integral with but selectively removable from said extension flap. The extension flap is normally folded behind and secured to the rear of the main body panel with a single price tab folded into view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 26, 1980
    Assignee: Westvaco Corporation
    Inventor: Frederick S. Russell
  • Patent number: 4098399
    Abstract: A garment container formed of paperboard and having an integral hanger supporting bar extending between opposed walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1977
    Date of Patent: July 4, 1978
    Assignee: Container Corporation of America
    Inventors: Billy R. Bethune, Larry M. Balkin