close

Вход

Забыли?

вход по аккаунту

?

Патент USA US2109860

код для вставки
March l, y1 938
A. DAHLSTROM rr A1.l v _
2,109,860
AMUSEMENT 'DEVICE
Filed Nov. 7, _1954
5 sheetsQ-sheet 1
March l, 1938.
A. DAHLsTRoM ETA». \
I
AMUSEMENT DEVICE
Filed Nov. 7, 1934
2,109,860 `
5 sheets-sheet 2
8,
fw/
A»
_IW
l 0W
Ñ
e ,7„W
ow
Ú./ß
M_
"65
f
/
Nhnrh 1,1938Q
A.DAHLsTRoM ErAL
AMUSEMENT DEVICE ' '
Filed Nov. ‘7, 1934
¿ W
2,109,860
5 sheets-sheet 5'
March 1, 193s.
A DAHLSTROM ET AL
2,109,860
AMUSEMENT DEVICE
:fil-ed Nov. '7, 19:54
1
.55
5 sheets-sheet 4 `
65
March l, 1938.
' A. DAHLsTRoM ET Al.
2,109,860
AMUSEMENT DEVICE
Filed NOV. 7, 1934
5 Sheets-Sheet 5
'
75
75
/
`
2,109,860
_ _Patented Mar. 1,> 1938
i UNITED STATES -P-.liTl-:PJT
2,109i8`60
orFlcii I
AMUSEMENT DEVICE
Arvid Dahlstrom and Peter N. Nelson, Chicago, .
Ill., assìgnors, by mesne assignments, to Albert
J. Tarrson, Edward A. Cohan, and Jan'ies E.
Johnson, all of Chicago, Ill.
'
Application November 7, 1934, Serial No. 751,832
16 Claims.
cooperation, and in which each unit may be
readily removed without disturbing another by
merelyseparating the electrical connections.
Further objects will be apparent from the spec
iñcation and the appended claims.
This invention relates to an amusement device
and more particularly to a coin controlled target
game in which suitable space charges, preferably
balls or the like, may be projected from a pistol
or other propelling means directed at an inter
mittently exposed target.
-In the drawings:
_ '
I
assembled device, aportion of the casing being
scribed comprises a coin controlled mechanism
including- a repeating pistol and an automatically
broken away for purposes of illustration.
_
anism comprises a fixed target capable of elec
Fig. 2 is a fragmentary side elevation of the’
pistol with the chute for returning the balls to
trically setting up a score on a scoring device
the pistol illustrated in longitudinal section.
operable target-mechanism. The target mech
15
'
Figure 1 is a perspective view of' the entire
` The embodiment herein illustrated. and de
Fig. 3 is a transverse section through the re
each time the target is hit by a projectile. The
target is intermittently 'exposed by means of a
moving disk positioned in front of the target and
having holes therethrough which are consecu
tively moved past the target, thus requiring con
siderable skill on the part of the player in op
erating the pistol in synchronism with the ex
posure of the target.
y'In the present embodiment the balls or pro
jectiles, after being shot, roll back down an in
clined plane and are automatically received by
loading portion of the pistol and chute, and taken
on a line substantially corresponding to line 3-¿3
of Fig. 2.
Fig. 1.
and illustrates the coin receiving and pistol con
trol mechanism, all of which are mounted on the
25
front plate of the device.
Fig. 6 is a vertical section through the coin
receiving slot and associated mechanism, and
taken on a line substantially corresponding to
line 6--6 of Fig. 5.
Fig. ’l is a vertical section through the motor
switch control, and taken on a line 'substantially
. determined time period, the target and' scoring
mechanism, ,as well ,as the pistol, become ineffec
t'ive for further operation until another coin has
,
corresponding Yto line 1-1 of Fig. 5.
It is an object of the present invention to pro
vide a coin controlled target game in which an .Y
automatically reloading pistol may be contin
ually fired as long as the mechanism is in opera
tion, or, in other words, during a predetermined
,
_
Fig. 8 is a transverse sectional view taken on _a
line substantially corresponding to line 8-8 of
Fig. 4, and is a back view of the motor and target
control mechanism and the score mechanism as
time period limited bythe operation -of the coin>
mechanism.
20
~
Fig. 5 is a transverse section taken on a line
substantially corresponding to line 5_5 of Fig. 4 '
vinterval is determined by a. suitable coin con
trolled mechanism. At the expiration of the pre
controlled
‘i
linesubstantially corresponding tovline 4--4 of
the pistol, and the pistol may be repeatedly ñred
only during a predetermined time interval which
been inserted.
’
Fig. 4 is a longitudinal section through the
embodiment illustrated in Fig. 1, and taken on a
_
A further object is the provision of a target
sociated-y therewith.
‘ '
Fig. 9 is a top view of the mechanism illustrated
in Fig. 8. -
mechanism, particularly in combination with a
projectile propelling device, in which the target
is intermittently exposed and in which the strik
Fig. 10 is a detail back view, partially _in sec
tion, of the motor transmission to the target cov
ing of the target will automatically set up a cor
the transmission. -
responding
score.
_
’
_
A further object is the provision of a coin con
er and the time control wheel forming a part of -
Fig. 11 is ya bottom _view of the-mechanism i1
lustrated in Fig. 10 including the switch control-
trolled target game having a pistol or projector ' mechanism associated therewith.
and in which the projectiles are automatically
returned from the target in a/ manner to auto
matically reload the pistol, and in which the pis
tol is ineffective for further operation after a
predetermined time period and until the insertion
40
4.5
.
Fig. 12 is a diagrammatic view -of the wiring
‘and switches and a portion of the associated
mechanism.
'
_
Referring to the drawings in detail, the embodi 50
ment illustrated comprisesl a casing l having a
coin'receiving mechanism and a projectile pro-of another coin.
'
'
^
device at the front end of thecasing,
A desirable feature‘is the construction of the pelling
and a. target mechanism and scoring device at the
device »in widely separated units or sub-assem
blies which are electrically connected for mutual opposite end. ' ‘I_‘hese units are not mechanically 65
2
2,109,860
connected but are electrically associated for mu
tual cooperation.
The unit or sub-assembly at the front of the
structure comprises a plate 2 mounted on the
front wall of the casing as illustrated in Figs. l,
4 and 5 and includes a pistol 3 which is pivotally
mounted on the‘plate at 4 and extends there
through. In the present embodiment, the pis
tol is mounted for slight vertical oscillation only.
10 The plate 2 is provided with a window 5 through
which'the target may be observed and is also
provided with a coin slot 6 and an elongated coin
window 1. Referring particularly to Fig. 4, the
pistol 3 preferably comprises a longitudinally
v15 split casing, the two halves of which may be se
cured together in any suitable manner, the en
tire pistol being pivoted at 4.
The pistol is provided with an angular barrel
or bore 8 which terminates in an arcuate portion
20 9 for the purpose of directing the projectile into
alignment with the upper surface of the pistol.
The pistol is provided with a side opening I0
arranged to receive consecutive projectiles from
a chute II secured to the front plate 2 and which
25 projects forwardly as illustrated in Fig. 2 and in
a position to receive the projectiles I2 as they
return by gravity down the incline plate I3,
which latter extends forwardly from the target.
This plate is provided with a hole I4 located over
30 the forward end of the chute I I. The plate I3
is so formed that a ball placed anywhere thereon
will roll through the hole. By this means, the
balls I2 will roll out of the incline plate I3 and
through the chute I l and will be automatically
35 received into the barrel of the pistol through'the
side opening I0, whereby they may be ñred there
from as rapidly as the user operates the trigger.
The pistol is provided with a spring pressed
plunger I5 in alignment with the straight portion
40 of the barrel 8 and slidably mounted in lugs I6
and I‘I.
The plunger is normally retained in the
forward position illustrated by means of a com
be operated to make the pistol effective to re
peatedly project balls or other suitable space
charges therefrom as long as a motor driven
mechanism cooperating with the target is in
operation. In ordinary practice, the target mech C:
anism is arranged to be in operation for a time
period of thirty seconds with each insertion of
a coin and the operator may shoot as many balls
as possible during that time period.
The coin receiving mechanism is more- clearly
illustrated in Figs. 5 to 7 , inclusive, and comprises
a coin chute 3| positioned directly behind the
coin window 'I and, in the present instance, is
arranged to retain four coins therein as illus
trated in Fig. 5. The coin receiving slot 6 corn
municates with this coin chute and a coin es
capement device is mounted directly back of the
coin chute and adjacent the coin slot and com
prises a rock-shaft 32 having an escapement
member 33 secured thereto. This escapement
member is provided with forwardly extending
arms 34 and 35 and is normally retained in the
position shown in Fig. 6 by means of a spring 36.
The shaft 32 is provided with a downwardly
extending arm 3l, and a plunger 38 is slidably
mounted in the plate 2 in a position to be manli
ally manipulated after the coin has been inserted
in the machine. A spring 39 is mounted adja
cent the` coin chute and provided with an in
wardly extending portion 40 which extends into 30
the path of the coins in the chute and normally
retains four coins in the position illustrated in
Fig. 5. An escapement pawl 4I is pivoted at~42
and provided with an inwardly extending pin
43 which also extends into the path of the coins 35
in the chute 3|. The escapement pawl' 4I is
normally retained in position by means of a
spring 4Ia. The coin controlled mechanism is
shown in normal position; that is, when the de
vice is not in operation. The escapement pawl 40
4I normally holds the vertical slide 44 down
wardly against the tension of a spring 45 and in
the position shown, by means of its engagement
in the notch 46.
When it is desired to operate the machine, a
coin may be inserted in the coin slot 6 and it
pression spring I8. A trigger I9 is pivoted at 20
and normally urged to the forward position shown
45 by means of a spring‘ZI. A pawl 22 is pivoted at
23 on- the trigger I9 and moves therewith during
each operation of the trigger.
The plunger I5 is provided with a flange 24 will drop to a position where it will rest on the
which, during the operation of the machine after inwardly extending arms 34 of the coin escape
ment member 33. The plunger 38 may then be
50 the coin has been inserted, may be engaged by a
pawl tooth 25 on the pawl 22 when the trigger .pushed inwardly, thereby oscillating the escape 50
is pulled rearwardly. Normally, however, the
pawl 22 is retained in the raised position shown
by means of a bell crank lever 26 pivoted at 21
55 and having a rearwardly extending arm 28 en
gaged under a pin 29 on the pawl 22, thereby
retaining the pawl 22 in the raised position, and
in which position the trigger may be operated
but will be ineffective to operate the plunger I5
60 as the pawl 22 cannot engage the plunger. After
a coin has been inserted, the bell crank lever 26
will be moved by mechanism which will be de
scribed later, to allow the pawl 22 to be lowered
to a position where the tooth 25 may engage the
65 ñange 24 and move the plunger rearwardly.
During this rearward movement of the plunger
I5, one of the balls I2 will roll into the barrel 8
in front of the plunger and a further rearward
movement of the trigger will cause the cam-like
end of the pawl 22 to engage the pin 30 and
raise the pawl, thereby releasing the plunger, and
the ball I2 will be projected from the barrel 8
toward the target.
The'machine is ordinarily so constructed that
75 when a. coin is inserted, the mechanism may then
ment member and the coin will be released from
the arm .34 and the entire row of coins in the
chute 3l will be pushed downwardly by means of
the arm 35. During the downward movement
of the coins, the lowest coin in the chute will
force the spring 39 outwardly and will drop into
a suitable receptacle below.
The next coin, by
reason of its engagement with the pin 43 of the
escapement pawl 4l. will move the pawl to re
lease the vertical slide 44 which will then be 60
raised to the dotted position shown by means of
a spring 45.
l A rockshaft 41 is mounted in suitable bearings
48 and provided with an arm 49 engaging in a
hole in the vertical slide 44.
The rockshaft is 65
provided with a link 50 which is connected to the
downwardly extending arm of the trigger con
trolling bell crank 26, previously described, so
that as soon as the vertical slide 44 is released
the rockshaft will be operated to cause the pawl 70
22 on the trigger I9 to be released to a position
to engage the flange 24 on the plunger I5 when
the trigger is operated, whereby the pistol may
be repeatedly operated until the slide 44 is re
75
3
_ 2,109,860
turned to its normal position by means which
will be described later.
.
and provided with a speed 'reduction transmission
for driving the disk 63. This'transmission com
prises a worm 61 on the motor shaft (Fig. 8) in
The rockshaft 41 is also provided with an up
mesh with a. worm wheel 68 on a vertical shaft
wardly extending ñange or arm 5I which is pref
69. The shaft 69 is also provided with a worm
erably of insulating material and is closely ad
10 in mesh with a worm wheel 1I on a shaft 12.
jacent a main 'Y switch for controlling the opera
tion of the motor and which comprises spring A so-called “time gear” 13 is secured to the shaft
contact members 52', as illustrated in Fig. '1, so> 12 and is in mesh with a pinion 14 on the disk
that when the rockshait is oscillated by upward shaft 64. This transmission is arranged so that
movement of the slide 44, the motor switch Will during the operation o_f the mechanism, the time 10
be closed and the motor will start simultaneously gear 13 preferably rotates'once in a time period
with the releasing of the trigger mechanism of thirty seconds. In the Yembodiment illustrated,
whereby the pistol may be operated as long as the ratio of the time gear to the disk pinion 14 is
the motor continues to run. In order to make five to one; therefore, the disk 63 will be rotated
15 the pistol >ineffective after a predetermined time five times in thirtyseconds and, as the disk 63, 15
period, a solenoid 53 is provided with a pivoted in the present embodiment, is provided with four ‘
arms54 connected to the vertical slide M'by means symmetrically‘positioned target openings, an ac
of a pin and s_lot connection as illustrated, and curate marksman has the possibility of hitting the
target twenty times during the operation of the
when the solenoid 53 is energized at the termina
20
20 tion of a predetermined time period, `the slide 44 machine by the insertion of a single coin.
It will be apparent from the previous descrip
>will again _be pulled downwardly and retained by ~
the‘pawl 4I andthe entire machine will become tion that as soon as a coin has been inserted in
the coin slot and the slide 38 has been pushed
ineffective until another coin is inserted.
inwardly by the operator, the pistol will immediv
lI‘he target mechanism is particularly _illustrat
ately be in a condition for repeated operation and 25
25 ed in Figs. 4 and 8 and comprises a target mech
simultaneously the motor contacts 52 will be
anism and a score mechanism assembled in a
single unit consisting of a vertical plate 55 hav- ' closed and the motor will operate to rotate the
ing suitable brackets thereon for supporting the time gear one revolution and the disk 63 will be
mechanism and also having forwardly extending operated accordingly.
In order to stop the entire machine and make 30
30 bars I3a for supporting the inclined ñoor plate
I3. This entire assembly, including the floor I3, the device ineiîective after a single revolution of
may be removed by sliding it rearwardly on the the time gear 13, a cam pin 15 is secured to the ,
bars or supports 56 which are secured to the sides gear 13 in a position to engage and moye'an in
sulating switch-operating member 16 which is
>of the casing and which slidably support the en
l mounted on an arm 11 pivoted at 18 and normally 35
35 tire unit. The back 51- of the casing is remov
retained in the position illustrated in Fig. 11 by
able whereby the entire target and score assem
bly, including the inclined floor plate I3, may be means of a spring 19. This switch operating
member 16 is arranged to close two switches 83
removed from the casing as a unit by merely slid
ing the assembly rearwardly on the slides or and 8l (Fig. 8) in the manner illustrated in
Fig. 11.
'
'
40
-40 guides 56. The only connection between the tar
The operation of the electrical system, includ
get mechanism and the coin controlled mecha
nism at the front of the machine is a set of ing the switches 80 and 8|, is diagrammatically
electric wires interconnecting various electrically illustrated in Fig. 12 in which it will be apparent
that when the switch 80 is closed the solenoid 53
controlled devices andthese wires may be provid
ed with a suitable connector, not shown, whereby ‘ at the front of the machine will be immediately
they may be disconnected when it is desired to operated to pull the vertical slide M downwardly
to simultaneously open the switchl 52 of the mo
remove the target unit.
The target mechanism comprises a disk-like tor circuit. However, in order to allow the con
target or bull’s-eye 58 mounted at the back of a
50 suitable opening 59 in the plate 55. The target
is mounted on a plunger portion 60 which is slid
ably supported in a bracket `6I and insulated
therefrom. Spring contacts 62 are mounted at
the rear of the plunger 60 and in a position to
55 beclosed when the target „58 is struck by one of `
the projectiles. These contacts are for the pur
pose» of controlling the' operation of ya scoring;M
mechanism which will be described later.
A rotatable disk 63 is secured to a shaft 64 and
tinued operation of the motor so that the time
gear 13 may continue to move sufûciently to re
lease the 'switch operating member 16 from the
cam pin. 15, the switch 8|, which short circuits
the main motor switch, will remain closed until
the gear 13 has moved suiliciently to allow
the release of the switch operating member 16 55
from the pin 15 when both of the switches 8l! and
8l will be simultaneously opened and the motor
will be stopped until another coin -has been in
serted in the device.
.
60 is positioned between the plate 55 and the target
As previously described, the target switch con 60
58. This rotatable disk is preferably transparent tacts 62 are arranged to be closed by rearward
or translucent and is provided with a plurality of movement of the target when it is struck by the
holes 64' substantially corresponding in size to projectiles. The closing of this lswitch is ar
the target 58 and movable into alignment there Aranged to energize a solenoid 82 which is ar
with, whereby during the rotation of the disk 63 ranged tol permit the automatic operation of a 65
the target 58 will be intermittently exposed. The
suitable scoring mechanism. Thisscoring mech
Y, disk 63 is preferably of a suitable insulating ma- . anism is mounted above the target and comprises
terial in common use, similar in appearance to
a score wheel 83 having suitable score legends on
celluloid but having somewhat different charac
teristics, whereby it is not injured by the impact
_ Wise marred as is the case if metal is used in such
its periphery. A portion of this wheel is exposed
through an opening in the plate 55 above the 70
target and the wheel is secured to a vertical shaft
84, to which is secured a ratchet wheel 85.` The
a position. The iront of `-the plate 55 is also cov
ered with a sheet 65 of the same material. A
75 motor 66 is mounted at the rear of the plate 55
lrow by reason of spring pressurethereon, and
an escapement pawl 86 is pivoted at 81 and con 76
of the projectiles and is not easily dented or other
wheel tends to rotate in the direction of the ar
2,109,860
nected to a movable arm 88 on the solenoid 82 by
means of a link 89. It will therefore be apparent
'
that each time the solenoid 82 is energized by
reason of the projectile striking the target 58,
the escapement dog 86 will operate to release the
scoring wheel and consecutive scores may there
Wherever the word pistol is used herein it is
intended to mean any suitable means for pro
pelling a space charge capable of affecting a 5
by be set up by consecutively striking the target.
Modifications may be made without departing
from the spirit of the invention and it is desired,
therefore, that the invention be limited only by
The score wheel is moved by means of a pinion 98
secured to the shaft 84 and in engagement with
10 a slidable rack 9| (Fig. 8) which is normally re
tained in the position shown against the tension
of a spring 9-2 so that each time the wheel 83 is
released by the solenoid operated escapement 82,
the spring 92 will cause a partial rotation of the
score wheel by reason of the spring pressed rack
and pinion connection.
It is desirable to reset the score wheel 83 simul
taneously with or immediately prior to the stop
ping of the time wheel 13.
For this purpose a
20 bell crank lever 93 (Fig. 8) is pivoted at 94 and
provided with an upwardly extending arm 95 en
gaging the end of the rack 9|. An inwardly ex
tending arm 96 of this bell crank is positioned
to be vengaged by a pin 91" on the time gear 13.
25 Therefore, with the insertion of each coin in the
device, the time gear 13 will make one revolution
and will then reset the score wheel 83 to zero by
pushing the rack 9| laterally by means of the
bell crank 93 and will also operate the switches
30 "80 and_8|, whereby all of the mechanism is
35
in normal position ready to be again operated
upon the insertion of another coin.
returned to a normal position for a succeeding
operation of the device. A resistance 98 may be
included in the motor circuit to provide the
desired electrical characteristics, and a fan 99 is
secured on the motor shaft for cooling the re
sistance. A current distributing board |08 may
be mounted on the motor supporting bracket
and suitable connectors may be secured thereto.
The electrical operation of the device may be
40 easily traced in Fig. 12 in which the electrical
arrangement is illustrated in a simplified Wiring
diagram.
~
The operation is as follows: When a coin is in
serted in the coin slot and the plunger 38 pushed
45 inwardly, the coin escapement pawl 4| will re
lease the slide 44 which will rise and operate
the rockshaft 41 to close the motor switch 52.
The operation of the motor will then cause the
time gear 13 to make one complete revolution.
50 The pistol trigger pawl willl simultaneously be
released and the _pistol may be operated as many
times as possible during the predetermined time
limited by the rotation of the time wheel. The
closing of the switch 62, >when the target 58 is
55 hit, will cause the solenoid 82 to be energized,
thereby releasing the score wheel 83 and succes
sive operation of the target 58 will cause cor
responding successive operation of the scone
wheel 83 to display a correspondingly increasing
60 score.
A complete revolution of the time gear 13 will
cause the 'cam pin 15 thereon to engage the
switch operating block 16 and close the switches
The switch 80 will energize the sole
noid 53 and thereby reset the coin controlled
mechanism and open the motor switch 52. How-l
ever, ~the switch 8| is closed simultaneously with
the switch 80 and short circuits the motor switch
70 whereby the motor‘will remain in operation until
the wheel has completed its revolution and the
switch operating block 16 is released from the
pin 15, whereupon. the switches 88 and 8| will
again be opened and the entire circuit and the
75 mechanism as‘so'ciated therewith"'will again be
65 80 and 8|.
target.
`
A
the prior art and the scope of the appended 10
claims.
Having thus described the invention, what is
desired to be secured by Letters Patent is:
1. In a coin controlled amusement device, a
target, a normally inoperative pistol for shooting
projectiles at said target, a rotatable shield be
tween said pistol and said target and having radi
ally disposed holes therethrough to intermit
tently expose said target, means to automatically
return projectiles from said target to said pistol, 20
and coin controlled mechanism to make said pis
tol operative for repeated operation and to si
multaneously rotate said shield for a predeter
mined time period.
2. In .an amusement device having a normally
25
ineiïective propelling device for balls, a target
above the level of said propelling device, an in
clined surface for returning the balls into propel
ling relation with said device, and coin controlled
mechanism for making said propelling device 30
continuously effective for manual control to re
peatedly propel balls over a predetermined lim
ited time period, automatic means for limiting
said time period, and means intermittently block
ing the path of said projectiles during said time 35
period.
.
-
3. A target game comprising a target, a ball
propelling pistol having a spring pressed pro
vpelling means, a trigger for operating said pro
pelling means, means normally preventing the 40
trigger- operation of said propelling means, an
inclined surface positioned to automatically re
turn the balls to propelling position, coin con
trolled mechanism for making said preventing
means ineffective to prevent repeated trigger op
eration of said propelling means for a predeter
mined limited time period, and means for auto
matically resetting said coin controlled mecha
nism to limit the time period of said repeated
operation.
50
4. In an electrically operated coin controlled
target game, a- normally ineiîective projectile
propeller, a fixed target, movable means to inter
mittently expose said target, an electrical cir
cuit including a motor for operating said mov 55
able means, a switch for starting said motor, an
auxiliary motor switch, coin controlled means'
for closing said ñrst motor switch and enabling
effective operation of said propeller, means for
resetting said coin controlled means and simul 60
taneously opening said ñrst motor switch and
closing said auxiliary motor switch, and means
whereby continued operation of said motor is
effective to quickly reopen said auxiliary motor
65
switch.
5. In a coin controlled amusement device of
the character described, a target, a pistol for
shooting projectiles at said target, means for in
termittently moving a barrier in the path of said
projectiles, a motor for operating said means, 70
coin controlled means for controlling all of said
elements, a transmission between said motor and
said barrier, means movable by said transmission,
and electrical means controlled by said movable 75
5
aioaaoo
means to. limit the 'coin controlled operating time
of said device.
'
»
6. In a coin controlled amusement device of
the character described, a target, a pistol for
shooting projectiles at said target, a cumulative
score indicating means, means for intermittently
moving a barrier in the path of said projectiles,
a. motor for operating said means, coin controlled
means for controlling> all of said elements, a
10
transmission between said motor and said barrier,
means movable by said transmission, means con
trolled by said movable means to reset said score
indicating means, and electrical means controlled
by said movable means to limit the coin controlled
15 operating time of said device.
_
'1. In an amusement device of vthe character
described, the combination with a normally in
operative pistol constructed and arranged to di
rect a space charge an indeterminate number of
20 times to affect a target in accordance with the
12. An amusement device comprising a target,
a pistol having a bore for directing projectiles
in a predetermined line of flight toward said tar
get, said bore having a portion extending angu
larly downward from said line of ñight, m'eans
constructed and arranged to provide an inclined
path `from said target to cause the projectiles
fired at said target to automatically return to
firing position in said bore, a projectile propelling
means, a trigger normally ineffective to operate 10
said -propelling means, and a coin controlled
means for making said trigger effective to con
tinually operate said propelling means for a pre
determined limited time period.
'
13. An amusement device comprising a target,
a pistol having a bore for directing projectiles in
a predetermined line of flight toward said target,
said. bore having a portion extending ~angularly
downward fromsaid line of ñight, means con
structed and arranged to provide an inclined path 20
skill oi' the operator during a predetermined lim- ' from said target to cause the projectiles ñred at
ited time interval, of- coin controlled means t0 said target to automatically return to firing posi
make said pistol operative, means for hunting the tion in said bore, a projectile propelling means,
time of pistol operation, an intermittently ex
a trigger normally ineffective to operate said pro-'
‘ posed target, and automatic means controlled by pelling means, a c‘oin controlled means for making 25
said target when affected by said space 'charge to said trigger effective to operate said propelling
set up cumulative numerical scores during said
means, and means preventing a succeeding effec
time interval.
tive operation of said coin lcontrolled mechanism
for a predetermined limited time period.
»
8. An amusement device comprising a. target,
a pistol for propelling balls toward said target,
said pistol having a frame with a normal sight
ing line parallel with the line of Hight of apro
jectile, an angular barrel or bore extending rear-'
wardly and downwardly from thef line of flight
and terminating in a lateral opening to receive
projectiles, means for applying propelling force
in alignment with said angular bore, and a trig-
ger for operating said propelling means.
9. An amusement device comprising a target,
40 a pistol for propelling balls toward said target,
. said pistol having a frame with a. normal sighting
‘ line parallel with the line of iiight of aprojec
tile, an angular barrel or bore extending rear
14. .In a target game of the character described 30
the combination with a manually operable pro
jector adapted to materially aiîect a remote
target through the space between said projector
and target, and means for preventing the affect
ing of said target coin controlled mechanism for
making said preventing means ineiïective, of a.
- target capable of being affected by operation of
said projector in accordance with the skill of the
operator, a motor, means controlled by said motor
for intermittently making said target inaccessible 40
to said projector, a cumulative scoring means
operable 'by said target in accordance with the
aiïecting of said target by the operation o_f said
wardly and downwardly from the line of night' p'rojector, and means controlled by said motor
45 and terminating in a lateral opening to receive
projectiles, means for applying propelling force
in alignment with said angular bore, a. trigger for
operating said propelling means, and an inclined
, surface to return balls from said target into the
so
bore of said pistol.
10. An amusement device comprising a target,
a pistol for propelling balls toward said target,
said pistol having a frame with a normal sighting
line parallel with the line of flight of a projectile,
v55 an angular barrel orî bore extending rearwardly
and downwardly from’ the line of flight and ter
. minating in a lateral opening -to receive pro
for resetting said scoring means.
_
'
15. In an amusement device of the character
described, the combination with a normally in
operative projector constructed and arranged .to
direct a space charge an indeterminate number
of times to aiïect a target in accordance with the
skill of the operator during a predetermined
limited time interval, of coin _controlled means -to
make said projector operative, means for limiting
the time of projector operation, and automatic
vmeans controlled by said target when añected by
5,0
said space 'charge to set up. cumulative scores
during said time interval.
,
,
jectiles, means for applying propelling force in
16. In an amusement device of the character
alignment with said angular bore, a trigger nor
described, the combination with a normally in
60 mally ineffective to operate said propelling means, .operative pistol constructed and arranged to 60
and coin controlled mechanism for making said directá space charge an indeterminate number
trigger effective.
of times to aiïect a target in accordance with the
11. An 4amusement device comprising a target'. skill- of the operator during a. predetermined
a pistol having a bore for directing projectiles
65 in a predetermined line of'ñight toward said
target, said bore having a portion .extending
Vangularly downward from said liner of night,
limited time interval, of coin -controlled means to
make said pistol operative, means for limiting
the time ‘of pistol operation, automatic means
vcontrolled by said target when aiîected by said
means constructed and arranged to provide an in
clined path from -said target to cause the pro- 4 space charge to set -up cumulative numerical
jectiles iired at said target-to automatically re
turn to ñring position in said bore, a projectile
propelling means, a trigger normally ineffective
scores during ‘said time interval, and automati
cally operable means to reset said scoring means
at the terminatioi of said time interval.
to operate said propelling means, and a coin con
trolled means for making said trigger eil'ective to
operate said propelling means.
Anvm DAms'moM.
Pn'ma N. Iunison.
w
Документ
Категория
Без категории
Просмотров
6
Размер файла
1 135 Кб
Теги
1/--страниц
Пожаловаться на содержимое документа