Lighted/information case assembly for rearview mirrors

  • US 4,733,336 A
  • Filed: 06/26/1986
  • Issued: 03/22/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/26/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A case assembly for a vehicular rearview mirror comprising:

  • a mirror case having a back and a peripheral sidewall defining a front opening adpated to receive a mirror element, said peripheral sidewall including top, bottom and end wall portions, said back spaced from said front opening to define an interior space within said case;

    means for mounting said case on a support;

    an opening in said bottom wall portion;

    carrier means for supporting a light, a control, an instrument or the like within said interior space, said carrier means including a rigid support and mounting means for mounting said support within said opening such that said support is generally flush with the exterior of said bottom wall portion; and

    removal means accessible from the bottom of said case assembly for allowing removal of said carrier means from said bottom wall opening without disassembling other portions of said mirror case.

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