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D AU EX
D1C38 OR D
J. MEHL Jr.
CI'VER FOR POCKET BOOKS OR CARD CASES.
No. . Patented Jan. 18 1898.
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
JOIIN IIEIIL JR. OF JERSEY CITY NEW JERSEY.
DESIGN FOR A COVER FOR POCKETBOOKS OR CARDCASES.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Design No. dated January 18 1898.
Application filed December 14 1897 Serial No. . Term of patent 3i years.
1'o all whom it may C016Cei'll.:
Be it known that I JOHN MEHL Jr. a citizen of the United States residing at Jersey City in the county of Hudson and State of
5 New Jersey have invented and produced a new and original Design for the Covers of PocketBooks or CardCases of which the following is a specification reference being had to the accompanying drawings forming
to a part thereof in which
Figure 1 is a plan view of a cover for a pocketbook or a cardcase embodying the features of my design and Fig. 2 is a transverse section on the line 2 2 of Fig. 1.
t5 The leading feature of the design consists in the embossed cornerpanels A and B each
of which has two straight outer edges a and a' and an inner edge formed with two scallops a2 and cc3 the scallops meeting at the center of the panels.
A minor feature of the design consists in a beadlike edge b at the scalloped portions of the panels and in depressed lines b' crossing the panels and extending to the point where the scallops of the panels meet.
The design for the cover for pocketbooks
and cardeases herein shown and described.
JOHN MEHL JR. Witnesses:
EVERARD BOLTON MARSHALL
J. FRED. ACKER.