US 1744615 A
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.1an/2411, 1930. A. B. cRosTHwAlT y 1,744,615
' CIGARETTE Filed. July 14, 1928 attozwz 14 Patented Jan. 21, 1930 UNTD STATES ljalil PATENT @iF-:Fi @E CIGARETTE Application filed July 14.-, 1623.
My present invention has reference to cigarettes and my primary object is the provision of a cigarette for commercial use which is of such character in Which the tobacco is se arranged as to permit of the lighted cigarette being arranged upon tables or other articles Without liability of inflicting injury thereto a d likewise wherein the sparks from the cigarette will be prevented from dying and thus prevent disastrous conflagrations which are frequently caused by smokers of ordinary cigarettes.
A furtl er objectis the provision of a cigarette in which the tobacco, either' encased in paper or loose is arranged in acompartment in the asbestos facing or casingI of the improvement, the latter having a smoke passage therethrough Which communicates 'with the mouth piece of the cigarette and like- Wise which is open adjacent to the mouth piece to permit of the cigarette being lighted from the rear end thereof, the forward end of the Wrapping or casing for the cigarette being closed by a removable cap and Whereby die draft between the lighted end of the cigarette and the mouth piece is not impaired so that the cigarette may be smoked in a satisfactory7 manner and after use the cigarette is discarded.
"- To the attainment of the foregoing, the
invention consists in the improvement as hereinafter described and definitely claimed.
ln the drawings:
Figure l is a side elevation of a cigarette in accordance with this invention.
Figure 2 is a view looking toward 'the open end of the cigarette.
Figure 3 is a similar vien7 looking toward the capped or closed end of the cigarette.
Figure a is a transverse sectional View on 'the line of Figure l.
Figure 5 is a central longitudinal sectional View on an enlarged scale on the line 5 5 of Figure 2.
The Wrapping or casing of my improved cigarette is constructed of asbestos or some other light paper Which has been treated to render the same fire proof. F or distinction "G the Wrapper of the cigarette will be termed Serial No. 292,799.
a casing and the same is indicated in the dran ings by thelnumeral l. The casing includes a compartment 2, in W ich there is received ither a Wrapped cigarette cr in Which-there is packed tobacco. The compartmenthas outer end open and its inner end closed'by a Wall 3. Directlyv opposite the Wall the casing l is provided with an opening 4 and this opening provides a means whereby the inner end of the tobacco 5 may be ignited. The casing l, along but outward of the compartment 2, is formed With a smoke passage 6 that extends a slight distance beyond the inner Wall 3 of the compartment and communicates With the mouth piece 7 of the improvement.
The outer and open end of the casing l is closed by a flanged cap 8, the cap 8 also being spaced from the duct or passage 6.
If desired, there may be arranged around the casing l a thin sheet of paper 9, as dis- P closed by Figure l of the drawings. This paper covers the opening 4 so that a portion of this paper is ignited When the flame is applied to the tobacco 5.
As stated when the tobacco of the cigarette is consumed the said cigarette is thrown away, or in other Words the cigarette is only once employed. Also as stated, the cigarette is designed for commercial use and arranged in packages or boxes as are the ordinary cigarettes.
The device will prevent the flying sparks from the tobacco 5 and as different mixtures of tobacco may be arranged in the compartment 2 different brands of cigarettes in accordance with this invention may be made.
Having described the invention, l claim:
l. A cigarette comprising a casing of thin asbestos or fire proof treated paper that includes a tobacco compartment which is open from the outer end of the casing and Which has its inner end closed, said casing having an opening in its side which communicates With the tobacco compartment, and said casing` having a smoke passage arranged longitudinally of the compartment, a mouth piece formed on the casing, inward of the closed end of the compartment, and with Which the smoke passage communicates and a flanged cap for closing the casing and smoke passage fixed on but spaced from the outer end of the casing.
2. A cigarette comprising a casing of thin asbestos or tire proof treated paper that includes a tobacco compartment which is open from the outer end of the casing and which has its inner end closed, said casing having an opening in its side which communicates with the tobacco compartment, and said casing having` a smoke passage arranged 1ongitudinally of the compartment, a mouth piece formed on the casing, inward of the closed end of the compartment and with which the smoke passage communicates, a flanged cap for closing the casing and smoke passage fixed on but spaced from the outer end of the casing, and a thin sheet of paper Wound around the casing' covering the opening in the side thereof.
In testimony whereof I aiiix my signature.
ASA BROCKMAN GROSTHVAIT.