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Class Information
Number: 232/47
Name: Deposit and collection receptacles > Closures and chutes > Letter box > Pivoted trap
Description: A pivoted plate, pocket, or other holder receives the mail and by its movement causes or permits the passage of such mail into the body of the box. The flap or door usually cooperates with the trap to prevent unauthorized access to the contents.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
232/48 Double 8
232/49 Pocket 4
232/52 Turnstile 8


Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8573473 Mail receptacle Nov. 5, 2013
8490816 Apparatus for inspecting discarded articles prior to disposal Jul. 23, 2013
8485424 Reversible security mailbox Jul. 16, 2013
8474690 Alarm and indicating system for preventing burglary and theft Jul. 2, 2013
8397933 Medical waste receptable Mar. 19, 2013
8336759 Parcel box for receiving and keeping parcels in a theftproof manner Dec. 25, 2012
8297494 Alarm and indicating system for preventing burglary and theft Oct. 30, 2012
8261966 Apparatus for secure postal and parcel receipt and storage Sep. 11, 2012
8127960 Holding device for securing the top mounting section of a container Mar. 6, 2012
8020752 Security receptacle Sep. 20, 2011
7988035 Apparatus for secure postal and parcel receipt and storage Aug. 2, 2011
7896226 Secure mail box Mar. 1, 2011
7854374 Theft preventative mailbox with rear residential and storage vault door and remote unlocking activation mechanism Dec. 21, 2010
7549572 Secure mail box Jun. 23, 2009
7252220 Antitheft mailbox Aug. 7, 2007
7249705 Theft preventative mailbox having remote unlocking activation mechanism Jul. 31, 2007
7232056 Secure mailbox Jun. 19, 2007
7182246 Secure collection box for mail pieces Feb. 27, 2007
7036719 Loc-a-way mailbox May. 2, 2006
6976620 Mail limiting device Dec. 20, 2005
6942141 Secure delivery apparatus Sep. 13, 2005
6719195 Security dropbox with pivoting service bin Apr. 13, 2004
6655577 Sanitizing secure and safe mail box Dec. 2, 2003
6644542 Enhanced-security delivery receptacles Nov. 11, 2003
6644543 Enhanced-security delivery receptacles with brick-in feature Nov. 11, 2003
6588656 Enhanced-security delivery receptacles for parcels Jul. 8, 2003
6378767 Security mailbox Apr. 30, 2002
6375071 Mailbox with mail storage and theft prevention Apr. 23, 2002
6347737 Delivery vault Feb. 19, 2002
6299061 Security mailbox Oct. 9, 2001
6247642 Security mail box Jun. 19, 2001
6244505 Security mailbox assembly Jun. 12, 2001
6234388 Security mailbox May. 22, 2001
6050485 Apparatus for counting recyclable returnable item having an air tight trap door mechanism Apr. 18, 2000
5938113 Mailbox with mail storage and theft prevention Aug. 17, 1999
5833132 Security mailbox Nov. 10, 1998
5560512 Anti-scavenging device for use with receptacles Oct. 1, 1996
5526979 Security mailbox with outgoing mail pocket Jun. 18, 1996
5482208 One-handed opening device Jan. 9, 1996
5435484 Security mailbox Jul. 25, 1995
5137212 Security disposal cabinet with removable internal container particularly for recycleable confidential waste paper material Aug. 11, 1992
5080251 Tortuous path in-patient room medical waste disposal container Jan. 14, 1992
4993626 Security mailbox Feb. 19, 1991
4971244 Deposit, collection and delivery receptacle for clothing Nov. 20, 1990
4714168 Container for disposable expended medical supplies Dec. 22, 1987
4576495 Depository/printer mechanism for an automated teller machine Mar. 18, 1986
3976345 Depository Aug. 24, 1976











 
 
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