TODAY’S PATENT – SOFA BED RECLINER
The SOFA BED RECLINER was invented by William B. Wiggins (New York, NY) on 17th February 1987, bearing the patent number US4642823A.
The present invention is a new sofa bed recliner. The present invention is particularly adapted for use with a futon. The present invention is a support structure for a futon, having the combined advantage of a supported seat and a full-length sofa bed recliner.
A sofa bed recliner, particularly adapted for use with a futon as a mattress and seat cushion is adapted to move from a seat to a recliner to a bed without need to rearrange the futon. The back frame does not extend backward when moved. The sofa bed recliner is adapted to function as a full double bed with the seat frame and back frame supported and interlocked. An arm is adapted for the interengagement of the seat frame and back frame to facilitate the returning of the sofa bed recliner to its seat position.