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George E Becket #483,525 - Text Page 1

Letter Box

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George E Becket #483,525 - Text Page 1

Text for Patent #483,525

Text for patent #483,525 issued on 10/4/1892.

Patent Abstract:
1. The house-door letter-box hereinbefore described, consisting of the frame portion adapted to be permanently secured to the door, having an opening or mouth formed therein increasing in width in a vertical direction from the front, and the box or receptacle b, pivoted to the frame and arranged to be titled back and forth in said opening and having the front b2 of the box arranged to practically conceal the frame-opening.

2. The house-door letter-box substantially as hereinbefore described, the same consisting of the frame portion f, adapted to be permanently secured to the door, having its inner opening wider vertically than the front or outer opening, and the self-closing door box b, pivoted to and arranged to be vibrated or tilted back and forth in the frame, said box being provided with stops for limiting its movement and having a movable bottom c hinged thereto, and means for securing the bottom in a closed position.

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