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Number: 221/67
Name: Article dispensing > Dispensing from staggered stacks
Description: Article dispensers in which a plurality of superposed articles are disposed in a single continuous orderly sequence and in which alternate articles are interdigitated with contiguous articles and are misaligned therewith in such fashion that they are partially but not completely coextensive therewith so that each of said articles helps to support the adjacent superposed article.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8574510 Stackable electrochemical analyte sensors, systems and methods including same Nov. 5, 2013
8100292 Integrated column wall for a vending machine Jan. 24, 2012
7980417 Theft resistant product merchandiser Jul. 19, 2011
7823733 Article display tray provided with movement guide device, and movement guide device Nov. 2, 2010
7793769 Automatic vending machine Sep. 14, 2010
7447605 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus Nov. 4, 2008
7150375 Apparatus and method for storing slides in an angular arrangement Dec. 19, 2006
6794634 Optical vend-sensing system for control of vending machine Sep. 21, 2004
6685051 Cooling apparatus and releasing system for beverages in containers Feb. 3, 2004
6513887 Spring clip retainer for vending machine storage compartments Feb. 4, 2003
6199721 Method and system for dispensing an irregularly shaped article for retail sale Mar. 13, 2001
5967364 Large product vending system Oct. 19, 1999
5893482 Product-dispensing device of a vending machine Apr. 13, 1999
5848724 Anti-bridging device for vending machines Dec. 15, 1998
5806712 Vending machine for dispensing beverage containers Sep. 15, 1998
5799823 Device for releasing the products in a vending machine Sep. 1, 1998
5529207 Adjustable retainer system for vending machine storage compartments Jun. 25, 1996
5511688 Vending machine dispensing system Apr. 30, 1996
5289943 Holder for dispensing cans from a multi-can carton Mar. 1, 1994
5238097 Serpentine-type merchandise storing and dispensing column for automatic vending machine Aug. 24, 1993
5211309 Controlled containment system for bottled beverage vending machines May. 18, 1993
4997105 Glove dispensing system Mar. 5, 1991
4986615 Vending apparatus Jan. 22, 1991
4940161 Ramp apparatus Jul. 10, 1990
4927055 Increased column/selectivity vender May. 22, 1990
4899906 Automatic dispenser, particularly for packages of food products Feb. 13, 1990
4852767 Vending machine dispenser Aug. 1, 1989
4763963 Skewed serpentine multi-package product storage rack Aug. 16, 1988
4722455 Increased column/selectivity vender Feb. 2, 1988
4714240 Lamina retrieval apparatus Dec. 22, 1987
4625893 Stamp booklet dispenser mechanism Dec. 2, 1986
4586633 Vending machine storage rack assembly May. 6, 1986
4583659 Cartridge dispenser Apr. 22, 1986
4561564 Article dispensing mechanism for a vending machine or the like Dec. 31, 1985
4460107 Plural mode multi-column dispensing machine Jul. 17, 1984
4456147 Automatic vending machine Jun. 26, 1984
4415301 Cassette handling device Nov. 15, 1983
4354614 Can and bottle vending Oct. 19, 1982
4350264 Vending machine for flat sheet articles Sep. 21, 1982
4335832 Cross link mechanism for staggered stack vending machine Jun. 22, 1982
4036400 Tandem column vender anti theft device Jul. 19, 1977
4019650 Tandem column vender apparatus Apr. 26, 1977
3934735 Daylight film handling system Jan. 27, 1976

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