Framed panel assembly

  • US 5,052,163 A
  • Filed: 11/27/1989
  • Issued: 10/01/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/27/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A framed panel assembly comprising:

  • a rectangular frame having a front surface and a back surface and an open interior, said frame also having a shoulder in a plane rearwardly of said front surface for forming a panel receiving surface, said frame having an inwardly opening groove forwardly of said shoulder and in a plane parallel to said panel receiving surface;

    a rectangular mirror within said frame, said mirror having a plurality of edge portions being received on said panel receiving surface, throughout the perimeter of said mirror; and

    a flexible plastic bezel having an outer portion received in said groove and an inner portion extending over each edge portion of said mirror, throughout the inner perimeter of said frame, said inner portion of said bezel comprising a front edge and having a flexible bill yieldably bent towards said inner portion of said bezel, said flexible bill comprising a proximal edge and a distal edge, said proximal edge of said flexible bill being attached to said front edge and said flexible bill extending from said front edge outwardly to said distal edge and being located between said inner portion of said bezel and said mirror and exerting seating pressure against said outer edge portion of said mirror inwardly of said edges of said mirror for seating said edge portions of said mirror against said shoulder.

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