|United States Patent||3,888,643|
|Yoshikawa , et al.||June 10, 1975|
An electric vacuum cleaner and stool not only possesses an appearance and performance which enable the apparatus to be used as a stool but also is designed to house all of the attachments needed for a cleaning operation. The apparatus includes an electrically operated fan, cord stowing means and a dust collector. The dust collector is movable into and out of a cleaner body through an opening in one side thereof and has a crank mechanism which is actuated by the cord stowing means to shake off dust from a filter assembly in the dust collector.
|Inventors:||Yoshikawa; Hiromi (Yokaichi, JA), Sawada; Katsuo (Yokaichi, JA), Asanari; Shigeyuki (Yokaichi, JA), Kajikawa; Saburo (Yokaichi, JA), Kodama; Takao (Yokaichi, JA)|
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
|Filed:||September 10, 1973|
|Sep 12, 1972 [JA]||47-92078|
|Current U.S. Class:||15/323 ; 15/327.2; 15/352; 55/304; 55/385.1; 55/472; 55/481; 96/417|
|Current International Class:||A47C 13/00 (20060101); A47L 5/36 (20060101); A47L 5/22 (20060101); A47L 9/26 (20060101); B01d 046/04 ()|
|Field of Search:||55/274,276,300,304,385,305,467,470-473,481 15/327E,352|
|3570222||March 1971||Dudek et al.|
|3591888||July 1971||Chujitakeda et al.|
|3599273||August 1971||Konoma Shirayanagi|