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Pub. No.:    WO/2010/112901    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2010/050520
Publication Date: Fri Oct 08 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 27 00:59:59 CET 2010
IPC: A45C 13/26
A45C 13/28
A45F 3/04
A45F 4/00
A45F 4/02
A47C 16/00
Applicants: HAMILTON, Gordon, Blackwood
Inventors: HAMILTON, Gordon, Blackwood
The present invention relates to an item of luggage (101) incorporating a collapsed resting support (125) which when erected may be used to support portions of a resting person (55) in a forwards leaning seated position. The item of luggage comprises an external casing (102) that extends across a plurality of sides of the item of luggage, and a personal resting support (125) for supporting a resting seated person’s upper torso, the personal resting support being removeably affixable to a side (103) of the casing when not in use for resting support of a seated person. The resting support includes a main supporting section (126) for supporting a seated user’s upper torso in a forwards leaning seated position, and at least two supporting legs (117, 118; 146) for supporting the main supporting section and which in use extend downwardly from the main supporting section. The item of luggage (101) comprises at least one ground engaging rolling means (109, 110) by which the item of luggage may be wheeled along the ground when being moved about and a handle (114) by which the item of luggage may be pulled to wheel the item of luggage along the ground. The handle (114) is joined to the casing (102) through one or more of the legs (117, 118) when the personal resting support (125) is affixed to the side (103) of the casing.