[en] 2223. Morehouse, L. M. Jan. 27. Locking - followers covers. - A device for locking the covers of a loose-leaf binder in their adjusted position comprises a channel-shaped housing D at each end of the top clamping-bar A and a mating plate C at each end of the bottom bar B. Each plate C is enclosed on its fourth side by a sliding latch F which moves in slots transversely of the housing D and is provided with a laterally-extending bevelled tooth F which engages ratchet teeth C on the edge of the plate C. The latch F is spring- pressed into engaging position and is released by a thumb-piece F, stops F, F being provided to limit its movement. The housings D are attached to the top bar A by legs on the side flanges D, D. The clamping-bars A, B are covered with leather &c., which extends across as shown in Fig. 1 and forms hinges A, B for the covers.

Title
[en] Improvements in Holding Mechanism for Loose Leaf Binders.
Application Number
GBD191202223
Publication Number
191202223 (A)
Application Date
January 27, 1912
Publication Date
May 30, 1912
Inventor
MOREHOUSE LEONARD MELANCHTHON
US
Assignee
MOREHOUSE LEONARD MELANCHTHON
US
IPC
B42F 13/00
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