Outdoor menu display device

  • US 6,631,576 B2
  • Filed: 03/20/2001
  • Issued: 10/14/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A display module for an illuminated display device, said display device comprising a housing and light means positioned in said housing and projecting light through a portion of said housing, said display module comprising:

  • a generally rectangular frame made from a plurality of frame members defining a plane, said frame having first and second opposed vertically disposed frame members and third and fourth opposed horizontally disposed frame members;

    a plurality of retention members, said retention members being positioned along said first and second opposed frame members and projecting outwardly substantially perpendicular to the plane of said frame;

    a plurality of horizontally disposed divider members positioned on said frame, each of said divider members being individually removably held in place by opposed retention members;

    said divider members being held in place by said retention members by mating male and female connection members;

    first channel means in said divider members for securing portions of display members; and

    a plurality of display members positioned between opposed sets of channel means, said display members having translucent portions thereon;

    wherein said divider members and display members can be removed and replaced in said frame without disassembly of any frame members or translucent members; and

    wherein said display members allow light from said light means to be projected therethrough and can be provided in various vertical dimensions in order to be positioned on said frame between any opposed sets of channel means.

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