3 Sheets-Sheet 2 Filed March 29 jiza'ezgiwi' Jame? jfz'n 5072. B5 w Nov. 9, 1948. J. HINSON WARDROBE SUITCASE Patented Nov. 9, 1948 WARDROBE SUITCASE James Hinson, Waterloo, Iowa, assignor to The Hinson Manufacturing Company, Waterloo, Iowa, a corporation of Iowa Application March 29, 1946, Serial No. 658,127
A wardrobe suitcase including a pair of rigid metal shells, each shell having inner and outer open sides and comprising a U-shaped member having substantial depth measured between the planes of the inner and outer open sides, the ends of the legs of each U-shaped member opposite the web being connected by a curved partial closure plate, the closure plate having its inner and outer longitudinal edges parallel to the web, the outer longitudinal edge lying in the plane of said outer open side and the inner longitudinal edge lying between the planes of said open sides, an intermediate metal strip hinged to the inner longitudinal edges of the curved closure plates for enabling the shells to be folded together, the combined depth of the intermediate strip and the curved closure members when the shells are folded together being equal to the combined depth of both U-shaped members, the legs of each U-shaped member having lugs stamped therefrom and extending inwardly in a plane substantially parallel with the plane of the respective inner open side, said lugs being adapted to receive an inner container therebetween in the suitcase, said suitcase having a flexible covering extending over the exterior surface of the shells and over the outer open sides.
A vintage Seymour wardrobe suitcase. The suitcase features a green and yellow hard sided exterior with a navy interior. It was manufactured by F.H. White Company in Philadelphia. Comes with two keys and instruction manual.
WARDROBE SUITCAS E Filed Aug. 19, 1957 5 Sheets-Sheet 3 IN VE N TO B 5 ELDONDHALLMAN ATTORNEY H 5 BY Patented July 2, 1940 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE Application August 19, 1937, Serial No. 159,943 In Canada February 27, 1937 1 Claim.