TODAY’S PATENT – DISPLAY SYSTEM
The DISPLAY SYSTEM was invented by Frank P. Field (Pacific Palisades, CA) the 16th of June 1987, bearing patent number US4672757A.
This invention relates generally to display systems and more particularly to display systems including apparatus for holding header cards for displaying information about merchandise being offered for sale.
This invention overcomes the deficiencies of previous display systems by providing a display system including header card holders that provide easy assembly and disassembly for mounting to a pair of rows of vertical slots or to a wall having a plurality of parallel horizontal slots therein. The invention includes brackets for mounting the panel to a pair of rows of vertical slots, which may be conveniently formed in a pair of rails, and for mounting the panel to a wall having a plurality of parallel slots therein. The bracket includes a plurality of hooks for engaging the vertical slots and a cross member including a pair of retainers for engaging edges of the horizontal slots to retain the header card holder in a desired position. The display system further includes a header card holder that may be conveniently placed on a horizontal surface and a header card holder that may be mounted to an edge of a wall.