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Publication numberUS1827375 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication date13 Oct 1931
Filing date9 Jun 1928
Publication numberUS 1827375 A, US 1827375A, US-A-1827375, US1827375 A, US1827375A
InventorsFige p. Schneidek
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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US 1827375 A
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0ct. 13, 1931, F. P. SCHNEIDER GUIDE CARD Filed; June 9, 1928 FURSIZES AND FOLIQHERE FOLDH RE IO CHICAGO Z3105 Tfchnezden Patented Oct. '13, 1931 it-isonnnmnn; OFJ-CHICKGOQILLINOIQ-ASSIGNOR no mxmnso nmznnorn -eom-\, '111w, on-cmoAoo -xnnnwois, AGORIORAIEION-OFDELAWARE i The present :inventi'on relates more parti'dula'i ly 1=to af guide; eard -f01 indicatingthe fproper position i =for -a'ddi'ess,i place to fold v and/or for arranging printedjor"analogous; lmatten on-forms "and letters i that are to be l plaoedfan'd mailed' in window envelopes.

use of these window envelopes the Post Ofii'ce Ii Dep'a'rtment has issu'ed instructions to the h y O jectto matter othen than p v V tratlng a series of dots placed-thereon to' in: l

'dicat'e proper position {for the'*-address while heguideba-rd washeing applied-to th'e 'sheet V the addfess "showing through the window.

- avoidfconfusion andj'm istake, the Post Office JFDepartment has *ruled that nothing shall be "f visibl'e througkthe window of the} window envelope-excepflthe name'otthe addressee, "the i address which may {include {the street I address or post 'oflice box and -eity and' State, p 7

= wwith'the address aprinted onthe form visible "%ig th'e wiil'dow', and-'n'o-other data being -V1s1 e. g 1 y 5 To comply with this post office ruling care mustbe exereised inapplyingthe address to,

5 or" folding, the letteror other form that itwill be-rightly plaoed when the sheet of form 3 us =fo1ded:toexhibit th ug e Window @1115" "lthe "address. 7 "Where a -user}'uti'lizes a large quantity *of window envelopes-i011" diflerent "sizes it will be appreciatedthat ag'reat amount of skill andooncentiiation i'sr'equired in order that the address will be properly placed on"? v the sheet or form 5 for C i h diflerent I -'--si z'es* "ofwindow' envelopes, andthat such a a identifying data'lQ with an arrow indleatlng H the size for which any oftheedges 2, 6;? 8"" a d g a be used. Thelower edge 449E provided with an inwai'dly cut away right v form: will-be folded at the proper place. Ihave'givenr'considefablefthought to {the I problem of devising a;means"whereby the printed' iaor analogous matter on formsito be g: placed in windowenvelopes can be accurately arranged'on theform' soth'atonly the desired? Pprinted' matter will be' visible through-the window; which device willbe applicable to "the arranging jof this printed 'inatter oori "TeetIj for all of 'thediffere'nt sizesofwindow envelopes, or at least those sizes*-1nost*fre-* quently' used, "whichfmeans" 'could also be "utilized to indicate the proper; place tofold. {13

As airesult l have devised a guide'cai-dffor 4 'indicat-ingthe pro-per a exact position'ffor the address; the proper placetdjfold and/or if for arranging said printed'oranalogous mat- M ten correctly and accuratelyfiegafdless of the a size ofthe envelope in which it isto' beplaoed. r a

The utilityofthei invention-{as'wellas ob a eats andadyantages-will hehexeinafter made the guide card of the piesentinvention;

" Fig. 2is, across sectio al viewtaken on line ."Fig: 3' illusti'ates the applioation of 7. guide oard to a forn to be placed in an envlope of apredetermined -size. I

illustrated in'Fig;-3. a p I I Fig. 5' illustrates a blank for m showing' in Fig; .6 is a-plan viewofawindow-eni' elope xiReferring'more in detail" to the dfawings',

2 'and opening toward theedge 5 "the eard I may be providedwith. a's'eries ?of;spaeed 1:ight so angle notches forming edgest, 7 8"and- 9 parallel with the "upper? edge 2; 1 1 Below each Intermediate its edges the caid ma y be provided with oneonrhbre out outs-12 which "maybe fourved' on their outeredg'es tosimu- -'-late, in form' theour'ved'semi-roundedi'ends of 'a'zuw-indow-in awindo'w envelope. Adj'aent the inneredges oitheeutoiitSHQ theeardqnay "have imposedondtssurface spaced short -lines corner of the form so that the notch indicated blank sheet of the same size as the sheet on by the size of envelope desired is flush With which the letterhead is to be printed is taken the top of the form, While at the same time and the guide card placed thereon, as illusthe left edge of the guide is flush With the trated in Fig. 3, first having predetermined left edge of the form. Then a pencil may be the size of the envelope in which the sheet is to 7 drawn lightly around the; curves .of cut outs be placed. -With a pencilvor, the like, the ends 12 to. formrcurvedoutlinesltiand along the aiofthe. Windorvas indicated by the :cutouts bottom edge of the guide that is indicatedby 12 is marked on the blank sheet, as illustrated the size of envelope desired, that is, if enVein Fig. 5 at 16. The printer in arranging the -l0pes ofsize 9 and for instance; are used, --letterhead takes thisform andarranges all '2 a line let canbe -d-rawn With-the edge las a of the matter-going into the heading in such guide, Whereas, if envelopes of a size 61/ 6%,, armanner that it does not conflict in any Way 7, 7 and 8 are used, the line 14 can be drawn and comes outside of the area defined by the With the edge 11 as a ;guide, the lines 14in curved,Windowsimulating marks 16. After 15 either case being the line of fold of the form he has once arranged his data on the sheet so 5 ez'suitable forzthe respective groupsofjthe sizesthat it will not conflict andihis form is set up, ,xyiofj envelopes. i The short lines 13 indicateathe theletterheadsecanbe printed and at no time -:proper position :forthe (address; there being: Willtherebe any-portion of th'eletterheadex- :lthree; spaced vdashes.showinrthe. top onezbeingi posed: through the Window 15.

for the name of the addressee, the middle one alWhere aunachine is vllSQdWlllCh simultane-v 5 i'abeing forthe street addressnpostoltice box or ouslymprints the addressees name, street 'adotheninformation, while the lower. linenis: for rdress and city, it maybe necessaryronly to use c nthe-ardesi'gnation fofthe ;city ;and State. In .vtheguidecard on the first: form, after-Which place of outlining the cut outs. 12,"if the: form ,athe-unacliine, iby-manipulation rmaywbe; ar- .-is :beingnarranged-"for; atypeavriterfthree=-;ranged so, thatthe printing is done inexactly 1 small rdOtS 13,-? may be "printed: on" the forum in theright places.

the exact position zindicatedbyl the lines'13. While I have illustrated the guide card as TllGillSGfOflilli device should be apparent provided with =tW0 spaced notchesf'12simu- -from'the foregoing description-and the illus- -lat-i= ng;the oppositecurved ends of 'a window Q:.tration :in; the'hdravvings. Assume, forflexnenvelope, it-isto-be understood.that the'cufi i ample; that. it is desired :toitypeyvritewthe-1 outs '12 might be-=continuedinwardlya until name, sheet address andicityzand Stateon the theyuneet, or, inrother Words, thecard may ieletterhead shown'iir Fig.4. Assumefurther be, entirely cutout to present a cut out of the athattit is; desired ztoplaceithiswletter in=size ,-.eXactsizeand; contour of; the Window 15.

" 1O envelope. The guide is placed in the :up- It is to bQzYtlSO understood that While I have w: per left corner of the letterheadvvith the, edge illustrated the :Lt-Ppen edge of. the card a P 2 fiush'withithenppenedge :ofFthe letterhead 1 videdvvith four notches and the lower edge and theiedge 5 flush 'Withitheleft hand; side With one. notch, ;and also while Lhave illusedge of the letterhead, as illustrated in Fig. 3. :trat'ed the sizes-most, used, that the guide card Dots '13fware thensmade,.for;instancegzby aaiof thewpresentiinvention is universal in-,-its Y1 vipencili :opposite: the-lines rl rinf-the "space aluse from the smallest size of Window envelope :slovved by'the cut outs "12.. and a short dash u-sedto the, largest. The upperedge 2 may ;or: dot made alongthe edge .4, after which. be provided With any number of notches and R the formisremoved. The letterhead is-then wcorresponding' datalO, and the same-is-true ;.in-sertedinlthextypevvritenand1thenaddress- W IthBl -WBI-edgeplaced in the :propernpositionnindicateda=by z 'as y invention: (the -dotsril3. i .Upon removal fr m the type- 13A gu'adecard for. the purpose described, wwriterl the letterheadis: foldedealong the line mprising. a flat substantially rectangular .114, thesbalance of the letterubei'ng folded-in blank having onecor ericu w y form a u h ;th t; h iti l d i series ,ofri-ghtiangnlar;steps/Whose alternate the-envel'ope illustrated-in= Fig. ,6-,uonly'the dg are parallel-to theadjacent S de edg I address correpsonding to the dots 135 vvillbetthecard respectively, and having a l wu i isjzblg th ough the. windovv215. wlthinthei body of thecard for indicating If the letter isto be Eplacedinan.envolpe:Ithe-p0s1ti0n-0f awindovvrtobeplaced; on. a of a difierent sizehsas heretoforesdescribed, windowe pa e POSi'tiOn ofthe Cutout "1 the'g u ideais placed-:inithe upper leftacorner' With P F h r g angular Ste/P9011 so that:the notch or edsre indicated by the 9 lg slmflal to amide/fining sizeof envelope desired .is flush with-the: top ""p l o'ilthe Window relative to the edge of bfthe form'and the leftedge 5 0f'the1guide i the envelope- 7 7 hi fl hwith. th l ft edge of th -.f 2. A guide card for the. purpose described; *1 i Thewguide cardxof.the.presentrinventionis mp gi mflat substantially rectangular also of utility in the printing of letterhe'ads bltknk 'l' W form a 3 :In "order that the letterhead v (suchas illus- Serles' 'ofwlilght-langular' P 1 whosegalternate aliIl'iltBfl'Etil [17 in Fig 4:): maybe so lalacedion amedges Parallel acent-slde'edges lterin that it will not .rumintotheaddress, a the'ucflrd e e y, and having a-cu'tout 3 ill within the body of the card for indicating the position of a window to be placed on a window envelope, the position of the cutout with I respect to theright angular steps on one corner being similar to and defining the position of the Window relative to the edge of the V envelope, there being a mark carried by said card adjacent said cutout for indicating the correct position for printed matter. In testimony whereof I aflix my signature.


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U.S. Classification33/562
Cooperative ClassificationG01B3/30