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US3979097: Ladder caddy


Filing Information

Inventor(s) John Alfred Balne ·
Primary Examiner Reinaldo P. Machado ·
Application Number US5605900
Filing date 08/19/1975
Issue date 09/07/1976
Predicted expiration date 08/19/1995
U.S. Classifications 248/211  · 182/129  ·
International Classifications E06C 714  ·
Kind CodeA
International Classifications 182129 ·
6 Claims, No Drawings


An accessories attachment device is provided for use when working on a ladder, having an adjustable frame portion for attachment to a ladder in hooked securing relation thereto, with accessory attachment means to receive a workman's accessory such as a paint can holding device, a pail or a pulley wheel, and rapid release means to detachably secure the accessory attachment means to the frame means in readily released relation therewith.

Independent Claims | See all claims (6)

  1. 1. The combination of an accessory holder and an attachment frame for use with a ladder to provide ready engagement and detachment of said attachment frame in selected alternative positioned relation on said ladder, said accessory holder having a spindle portion for transverse sliding entry and engagement with said frame, said frame comprising a pair of spaced apart side members having plate means in connecting relation extending therebetween, hook means to engage a step portion of said ladder in drop-over hooking engagement, aperture means in said frame side members in mutual aligned relation to receive said spindle member in transverse sliding relation therethrough and manually operable lock means to transversely secure said spindle member relative to said frame while permitting said accessory holder to pivot about the axis of said spindle under working loads.

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

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US977704 Brownlee Dec 1910
US1631209 JEWELL CHARLES E Jewell Jun 1927
US2654932 DEVERE COMPANY Goudie Oct 1953
US2883134 O'HALLORAN PATRICK V O'Halloran Apr 1959
US2895700 LE CARDA E JOHNSON Johnson Jul 1959
US3743227 Sowery Jul 1973

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