Table with movable top surface

  • US 5,503,086 A
  • Filed: 03/19/1993
  • Issued: 04/02/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/19/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A table comprising:

  • (a) a base;

    (b) a substantially planar table surface having an uppermost visible surface and being movable between a closed position, wherein said table surface is horizontally disposed adjacent and above said table base, and an open position, in which said table surface is horizontally disposed above and forward of said table base;

    (c) four bar linkage means interconnecting said table surface with said base for moving said table surface between the open position and the closed position;

    (d) swivel means for rotating said table surface about an axis of rotation normal to a plane defined by said uppermost visible surface, said swivel means being attached to said table surface and attached to said four bar linkage means; and

    (e) a stationary table surface fixed and immovable relative to said table base adjacent to and coplanar with said movable table surface when said movable table surface is in the closed position.

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