|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||206/218 ; 220/8 ; 220/23 ; 215/DIG ; 7|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 0|
A cylindrical tube having a removable end closure at a first end and a collapsible drinking cup inserted in a second end is provided as a storage container for miscellaneous items such as first aid components. In its collapsed state, the collapsible drinking cup functions as an end plug for the container and in its extended state, it is a liquid tight cup for use with the container contents.
A storage container comprising: a tube having a side wall and first and second end openings; a closure for said first end opening; a collapsible cup comprising a base with a rim, a series of annular cup segments of graduated diameters which are extendible to form a cup, the segment of smallest diameter being joined to said base, the segments being collapsible onto said base around the smallest segment, inwardly of said rim; and a cover for said cup, said cover having a skirt which removably fits onto said rim of said base of said cup when said cup is col...