Paper clip dispenser

The opposite side walls 38 and 40 of the housing 12 comprise first and second upstanding generally Paper clip dispenser abutment surfaces for preventing sideways shifting of one or more clips of a stack of clips disposed in the housing 12 and the rear arcuate wall 42 defines a third upstanding abutment surface adapted to prevent rearward shifting of one or more of the clips of the stack of clips disposed in the housing.

A paper clip dispenser for elongated paper clips having a rear inner and a forward outer loop, said loop O for receiving a stack of said clips, said housing including abutment means adapted for engagement with one of the endrnost clips of said stack, means adapted to normally resiliently urge said stack toward said abutment means, a 6 discharge opening in said housing opening along a plane aligned with said abutment means, ejecting means carried by said housing and mounted for movement in through a path adapted to engage said: The combination of claim 5 wherein the end of said plunger adjacent Paper clip dispenser opening includes means defining a recess adapted to sea-tingly receive the rear end of the clip being ejected.

These together with other objects and advantages which will become subsequently apparent reside in the details of construction and operation as more fully hereinafter described and claimed, reference being had to the accompanying drawings forming a part hereof, wherein like numerals refer to like parts throughout, and in which: It will be noted that the slot 34 is in horizontal alignment with the discharge opening The combination of claim 4 including means normally resiliently urging said plunger away drom said opening.

However, it will be noted from FIGURE 4 that the inner end of the plunger 62 includes an arouate transverse head portion 72 which defines a forwardly opening recess 74 for seatingly receiving the rear end of the uppermost Paper clip dispenser clip The forward portion of the upper Paper clip dispenser of the housing 12 includes a forwardly projecting lower lip 20 and it will be noted that a closure cover generally referred to by the reference numeral 22 is plvotally secured to the upper end of the housing 12 by means of pivot fasteners 24 secured through opposite sides of the housing 12 and apertured cars 26 carried by the closure cover The paper clip dispenser 10 includes a generally oval housing referred to in general by the reference numeral 12 Whose lower end is provided with a retaining rib 14 which projects outwardly and is spaced from the lower terminal end thereof.

Further, from FIGURES 3, and 7 of the drawings it will be noted that the closure cover 22 includes a transverse brace member 56 comprising an abutment for the uppermost end of the stack 44 whose lower end is being constantly resiliently urged upwardly by means of a follower 58 disposed above the bottom The main object of this invention is to provide a paper clip dispenser which will provide a convenient means for storing a large quantity of paper clips in a compact state.

Thus, the iorward end of the uppermost paper clip 46 may be ejected through the outlet opening 28 with the loops 48 and 5f thereof spread apart for the reception of one or more sheets of flexible material therebetween.

A bottom wall assembly generally referred to by the reference numeral 16 is secured to the lower end of the housing 12 and includes upstanding peripheral walls 18 which are pressed over the rib 14 in order to retain the bottom wall 16 on the lower end of the housing This will enable the rear end of each paper clip 46 to pass through the slot The standard 30 generally parallels the rear wall 42 and is: What is claimed as new is as follows: A further object of this invention is to provide a paper clip dispenser which will enable handicapped persons such as paraplegics and amputees to eifeciently clip a plurality of sheets of material together with paper clips.

The combination of claim 3 wherein said ejecting means comprises a plunger mounted for rectilinear movement toward and away from said opening. In providing a paper clip dispenser which may be utilized for storing a plurality of paper clips in stacked relation and dispensing paper clips singly with the inner and outer loops thereof spread apart, the undesirable clutter and messiness usually encountered in a receptacle for receiving a plurality of loose paper clips is avoided and the paper clips may be readily attached to flexible sheets of material which are to be secured together and are maintained from becoming entangled with other stationery supplies such as rubber bands, thumb tacks and the like.

Further, since numerous modifications and changes will readily occur to those skilled in the art, it is not desired to limit the invention to the exact construction and operation shown and described, and accordingly all suitable modifications and equivalents may be resorted to, falling within the scope of the invention as claimed.

The inner loop 48 of each paper clip 46 is received between the standard 30 and the rear wall 42 and the outer forward loop 50 has its forward end disposed forwardly of the standard 30 and abuts against or is disposed closely adjacent the forward wall 52 of the housing With attention now invited to FIGURES 3, 4, 7 and 9, it will be noted that a pair of downwardly divergent arms 78 and 80 are carried by the portion of the closure cover 22 defining the throat or discharge opening A plunger generally-referred to by the reference numeral 62 is mounted for longitudinal reciprocal movement by means of the sleeve halves 64 and 66 carried by the housing 12 and the closure cover 22 and includes the diametrically enlarged outer head portion It will be seen from FIGURES 3, 7 and 9 of the drawings that the standard 30 includes a rear-wardly directed and upwardly curving lip 54 which engages the forward end of the uppermost loop As the rear end of the outer loop 56 is secured to the rear end of the inner loop 48, the slot 34 opens through the side edge 36 of the standard A compression spring 70 is disposed between the head portion 68 and the rear ends of the housing 12 and the closure cover Clip-tabs integrate a strong, high quality, european-style paper clip with colorful and durable american made paper tabs Contains 8 packs (24 assorted pcs/pack in a dispenser) $ Mr Pen- Magnetic Desk Toy with Colored and Silver Paper Clips ( Pieces), Desk Toys, Cool Gifts, Desk Gifts, Desk Toy, Paperweight, Stress Relief Toys, Paper Clips Holder, Paper Clip Dispenser.

Gem Office Products Clear/Black Magnetic Clip Dispenser made from the finest high-impact plastic, holds paper clips and keeps them handy/neat. Dispenser top can also be easily removed to refill. Paper clip dispenser is the convenient way to store and access clips for daily use.

US3100932A - Paper clip dispenser - Google Patents

Dispenser offers a magnetic top that captures clips and comes off easily to refill. No office should be without this handy product!

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Constructed from clear plastic, this round paper clip dispenser holds approximately 80 clips in. Find great deals on eBay for paper clip dispenser.

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