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July 23, 1946. ' G, LlNDGREN '7 2,404,506 TOY VEHICLE Filed Dec. 5, 1943 l'mventor Gttorneg‘ Patented July 23, 1946 I 2,404,506 UNITED’ STATES PATENT OFFICE ' ‘ 2,404,506 7 ~ Y TOY VEHICLE Gust Lindgren, Youngstown, Ohio Application December 3, 1943, Serial No. 512,803» 3 Claims. 1 This invention relates to a toy and more par ticularly to a wheel toy for small children. The principal object of the invention is the provision of a wheel toy taking the form of an airplane. A further object of the invention is the provi sion of a toy airplane provided with wheels two of which are positioned on a ‘single axle and thereby steerable. on near the? rear thereof and- suitably attached thereto; The seat portion is‘preferably formed integrally with the usual transversely extending tail surface l8 While a rudder member I9 is posi tioned thereon. ' In order that the toy may be supported, an axle 2|] is pivoted to the body I 0, forward of the center line thereof and is provided at its outermost ends with wheels 2| While the rear of the toy is sup A still further object of the invention is the ported by a pair of vertical supports 22 which provision of a wheel toy provided with a seat and have a tail wheel 23 positioned therebetween ad having a steering gear on its uppermost surface. jacent the lowermost end thereof. Vertical bars A still further object of the invention is the 24 are positioned in drilled openings in the piv provision of a wheel toy taking the form of an oted axle 29, one on each side of the body mem airplane and having, the steering gear so ar 15 ber H3, and are attached at their uppermost ends ranged as to in no way interfere with the leg by a cross member 25 which is pivoted to' the body positions of a child riding the same. portion i0 and which is positioned in a cut-out With the foregoing and other objects in view‘, area 26 thereof immediately under the Wing l4. which will appear as the description proceeds, Flexible connecting members 21 extend back the invention resides in the combination and ar 20 wardly therefrom and are attached to opposite rangement of parts and in the details of con sides of a circular steering gear member 28 which struction hereinafter described and claimed, it in turn is provided with a vertical shaft 29 which being understood that changes in the precise em in turn has a cross piece 30 positioned on the up bodiment of the invention herein disclosed can permost end thereof. The circular steering gear be made within the scope of what is claimed 25 member 28 is pivoted to the upper edge I | of the without departing from the spirit of the inven body member Ii]. tion. It will thus be seen that a child sitting on the The invention is illustrated in the accompany seat I‘! can readily straddle the body portion of ing drawing, wherein: ‘ the toy and that there will be more than suffi 30 cient leg room in back of the wheels 2| on the Figure 1 is a side elevation of the toy. Figure 2 is a front elevation of the toy. axle 2!! to enable the child to propel the toy. The Figure 3 is a top plan view of the toy. steering gear, due to its novel formation provides By referring to the drawing it will be seen that a, readily accessible steering bar 3'0 for the child ' the wheel toy consists of a few relatively simply to grasp and the motion is transmitted through formed wooden sub-assemblies, the principal one 35 the ?exible connections 21 to the cross piece 251 of which consists of a body portion indicated by and through the vertical bars 24 to the pivoted the numeral I0, the body portion comprising a axle 20. The child can, therefore, handle the toy section of one inch wooden material positioned with ease and convenience as compared with On edge. The uppermost edge of the body por similar toys heretofore known in the art wherein tion I0 is straight and is indicated'by the numeral 40 the steering apparatus if located adjacent the || while the lowermost section is curved at both child’s hands invariably interfered with the the front and rear sections thereof as indicated child’s leg action in propelling the toy. bythe numerals l2 and I3, respectively. A wing It is obvious that desirable decoration may be I4 also formed of a single piece of wood is posi either painted on the toy or applied thereto as tioned transversely on the uppermost edge ll of 4:5 by decalcomania such as are indicated by the the body member ID and is preferably tapered as motor representation 3| and the rudder decora is best illustrated in Figure 3 of the drawing. It tion 32 and the cabin window representation 33 on is attached to the body portion In by any suit the member I5. able means. A simulated cabin structure con It will thus be seen that a simply formed, sisting of a single curved member standing on 50 practical wheel toy has been disclosed wherein edge is indicated by the numeral l5 and is posi the principal novelty resides in the unique steer tioned on top of the wing member l4 and at ing arrangement provided. tached thereto. A tapering frontal section I6 is Having thus described my invention, what I also positioned on the uppermost edge II of the claim is: ' body portion I 0 and a seat I‘! is positioned there 55 1. In a wheeled toy taking the form of' a toy 2,404,506 3 airplane and including a body, a wing member, an axle pivoted to said body member and located be neath the body andrwing members, and a steer-i ing gear positioned in back of the wing member on the body member, ‘and means establishing con-v nection between said steering gear and said axle, said means including a pair of vertically posi ‘ , tioned steering bars on said axle, a pivoted cross 4 member, ?exible connections positioned between the cross member and the said steering gear. 3. In a wheeled toy taking the form of a model airplane, and including a body member consist ing of a section of wood positioned on edge, a wing positioned transversely thereon and an in tegrally formed seat, and tail member positioned thereon and adjacent the rearmost portion there— of, a, pivoted axle positioned beneath the said/body piece ai?xed to the uppermost ends of said steer wing members and pivoted to the bottom of ing bars and ?exible connections between the 10 and the body member, vertically spaced bars posi said cross piece and the said steering gear. tioned on the said axle, one on either side of 2. In a wheeled toy in the form of a model / the said body member, a slot in said body member airplane, and including a body member having beneath said wing, a cross member a?ixed to said a wing member positioned transversely there spaced vertical bars at their uppermost ends, on, a seat member, a steering gear rotatably posi 15 tioned between the said member and the wing member, an axle positioned beneath the body and wing members and pivoted to the bottom of the body member, vertical bars positioned on the said said cross member positioned in the said slot be neath the said wing and pivoted midway between its ends to said body member and flexible con nections positioned between the cross member and the said steering gear. axle and affixed to a cross member at their upper 2,0 ‘ ' most ends, the cross member located beneath the said wing member and pivoted to the said body GUST LINDGREN.