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Aug. 6, 1946.. E. H. KORTE MECHANICAL MOVEMENT Filed Feb. 7, 1945 IINVENTOR ‘ ' D ?/I’oerE ' B a4 @Qéw ATTORNEY 2,405,360 Patented Aug. 6, 1946 UNITED STATES, PATENT OFFICE ' ‘ 2,405,360. 7 ’ MECHANICAL MOVEMENT Edward. H.1- Korte, Brooklyn, N. Y; Application February "1, 1945?,Serial No. 576,585' 7 Claims.’ ment. in general, andmore' particularly to a toy tom19-of the block is approximately 45°; when » thepins l0 and» H are similarin- construction to I involving a new mechanical movement; that of phonograph needles; when‘ the body: I ‘ This. invention relates to a mechanical‘ move‘ andmore particularlynto cause an object to move is composedof wood about two- and one-half‘ incheswide from-sidet to side- 5,? about one and three-quarters inches from front to rear, and about three-quarters of an inch from top to bot-' away from a particular point. tom; and when the eyelets are positioned about 7 Among the objects of the present ‘invention; it‘ isaimedv to provide an improved mechanical’ i movement for transmitting motion to'an'object‘,‘ 5 oneeeighth inch from the bottom 9,- and about It‘is .still another object of the present'inven tion to‘ provide an improved toy including anovel 10 oneequarter inchfromthe front end of the block I. vIn operation the block l'is'placed'on asupporta mechanical movement for transmitting motion to ing surface, preferably having a~- nap v‘such as an. object,‘and more particularly to cause an ob= > the nap of a' rug or a textile surface, such as a jectto move away from a particular point." tablecloth if’ the table cloth is~provided with the » It is still another object‘ of the presentinvem tion toprovide an improved toy'including a novel" 15 well-known table pad' beneath the tablecloth. The attendant or operator then-places theblock mechanical movement for transmittingjmoti'on i on a supporting ‘surface when the pins vlli'ancl to an object, andmore particularly to causejan object to move toward or from’ a‘ particular “ point. These and other features, capabilities and‘ade' vantages of'the invention will'appear from'the subjoined detail description of speci?c embodie merits thereof ‘illustrated in the accompanying drawing in which Fig. 1 is aplan view partly in section'of one" 25 embodiment. _ Fig. 2 is a side elevation‘ partlyiin' section’ the embodiment'shown in‘Fi‘g: l; ' Fig. 3 isla. perspective‘on a’ smaller ‘scale-of another embodiment. tendant will ?rstpull on one rein andithenon the'other, and the block I will start moving: away from the attendant or operator. This ac— tion results from the fact that when the rein . ?isdrawn rearwardly, the‘pin II will move for wardly with the block describing an are around, the pin it as a fulcrum, and in turn when the reinv ‘l is thendrawrl rearwardly while the rein‘ 6 is slack, the block will turn about the pin‘ H 30 asa fulcrum and cause the pin lll'to move for > wardly describing an arc around-the pin. I I. With this-toy any number of. games can be played, as. an instance, a competitive game-in which.;sev Fig. 411s a side elevation of "the embodiment illustratedin Fig.v 3; In theembodiment shown in Fig. 1;‘. there is illustrated a movable. device such as they main body, block? or weight I shown asrectangular witheyelets. 2 and'3'iextending'from the sides 4 andl5 of the block adjacent the rear. end of the same, control reins 6 and 1 composed‘ of‘ordi nary twine; cord, or the like, preferably at 'least' three feet in length. The .two ‘reins 6‘ and 1 maybe parts of a singleloop?asshown, and in some instances composed of'ordinary No. 60‘sew= ing, thread. Adjacent the front end 8'iof'the block I, and extendingfromv the bottom 9' thereof, there are: provided a pluralitycfisharp pointed projections‘, prongsor pins l0 and I1, two beingshownin' the"? present instance. These pins l0' and‘ H’ pref‘ erably each. have an enlarged body porti'on‘lZ and diminished extension l3 terminating in arsharp/ } point“ as shownvin Fig. 1.‘ The: two picks orlpins= I0 and. ‘I livincline . rear wardly-as shown in Fig.’ 1.‘ l i willpartially penetrate the supporting surface. Thereuponwith the-reins 6 and 1 extending for wardly ‘of the front endof the block ll, thelat ‘ ' Excellentresults have-been. achievedywhen' the. angleabetween thepins inland, I l and the bot; eral blocks are‘operatedby-different playersto, see which player'is' most skillful and. can cause 40 his block to arrive at avcertain; predetermined destination ahead of- the others. In‘ the embodiment shown in. Fig. .3, instead ofv the *block- 1-,‘ a body‘ l5iis ‘shown having. two cross'pieces l6 and IT, the:cross:_piece1l6 pref. erably being‘longer than? thecross piece . l 1,, which 45 cross-pieces- I6 and VI 'l‘have mountedion. thesame a weight I8 which extends a short distance be yond thefront'end oftthecross piece. [6. The endslof the cross piece I6 Iare connectedtothe. ends of the reins I9 and 20‘lwhich are‘ prefer ably three feet in length-and which may be..part: of arsingle-loop. T01 each'side of theweight l8 the-cross piece l?‘is provided with a1 surfaceen gaging pin; to wit, the~pinsa2 I- and-22'. As shown in‘Fig. 4; the‘pins 2i and 22lextend. below the lower face of the-cross piece ltiincliningrearr wardl‘yv and forming; an angle-approximating 45‘? with the lower “face of the-cross piecev l6'.i~ Excel 55 lent results have been achieved when the pin‘ ex ‘2,405,360 3 tensions 2| and 22 below the lower face of the cross piece I6 do not exceed one-eighth of an inch in length. 4 or pins extending from the lower face thereof to engage a supporting surface, said pins inclin ing rearwardly, and a pair of control means con nected to the body removed from said pins to facilitate alternately exercising a pulling force on said control means in turn to cause the body to move from side to side. 2., The combination of a body, a pair of prongs or pins extending from the lower face thereof to Excellent results have been achieved with this second embodiment when the cross piece I6 ap proximates ten inches in length, the cross piece I‘I approximates six inches in length, and the weight I 8 approximates two ounces in weight. In operation the body I5 is placed on a textile surface preferably, such' as a rug, with the pins 10 engage a supporting surface, said pins inclining rearwardly, being spaced from one another and 2I and 22 partially penetrating and extending into the rug. In use, the attendant will alter- . . positioned near the front end of said body, and a pair of control means connected to said body and spaced laterally from said pins to enable moving from the player if the front end of the .bodyI5 is 15 the body from side to side when exercising alter positioned so that its cross piece I1 faces the , nate pulling forces on said control means, causing the body at one time to rotate about one pin as player. To add interest to the game, the body I5 a fulcrum and at another time to rotate in the can also be manipulated by the reins I9 and'20 to move toward the player. If the body I 5 is - opposite direction around the other pin as a moving away from the player in the position 20 fulcrum 3. The combination of a body, a pair of prongs shown in Fig. 3, it will only be necessary for the or pins extending from the lower face thereof to player to pull either the rein I9 or the rein 28 a engage a supporting surface, said pins being‘ sui?cient distance so that the reins can be spaced from one another inclining rearwardly switched from one hand to the other and the body l5 turned around so that the front end then 25 and being disposed at the front end of said body, said pins having an enlarged body portion with faces the player. The continued alternate actu a diminished portion about one-eighth of an inch ation of-the reins I9 and 29 will then cause the in length terminating in a sharp point, and a pair body I5 to move toward the player. In turn, in order to reverse the direction of the body I5, _ of control means connected to said body, said it will again only be necessary for the player to 30 control means being spaced laterally from said pins to enable pulling forces alternately on said exercise a su?icient pull On either the rein I9 or 20 to turn the body I5 around again and then control means to cause the body to rotate first inter-change the reins and again alternately ac about one pin as a fulcrum and then about the tuate the same, again to cause the body I5 to _ other pin as a fulcrum. move away from the player. ' , ‘ 35 4. The combination of a body, a pair of prongs or pins extending from the lower face thereof to Instead of the reins B, I and the reins I9, 20, engage a supporting surface, said pins inclining any other suitable control can be used for alter rearwardly being spaced from one another and nately causing the block I or the block I5 to disposed at the front end of said body, eyelets move from side to side. Obviously rigid rods piv~ secured to the sides of said body adjacent the rear otally connected to thesides of the block in place nately pull on the reins I 9 and 20 when the pins 2I and 22 will cause the body I5 to move away ofthe reins 6, ‘I, and inrturn rigid rods pivotally end‘ thereof, said eyelets being spaced laterally connected to the ends of the cross piece I6 in from said pins, and ?exible control reins secured to said eyelets to enable said body to be rocked from side to side by alternately exercising pulling forces on said reins, alternately to rotate about place of the reins I9, 20, might serve in order to exercise alternate pulling forces on either the -body,I or the body I5 to cause same to move from side to side. one pinand thenaboutthe other pin. ‘ ‘ ' ‘ ‘ 5. The combination of a body having an elon In certain cases, as an instance, where the gated cross piece at the front end and a shorter supporting surface‘ presents a deeper nap than is cross piece to the rear of said elongated cross the case with other surfaces, it may be desirable to cause the needles I II, I I in the present instance 50 piece, a pair of prongs or pins extending from the lower face of said elongated cross piece, one frictionally held in position» to be caused to ex prong to either side of said body'to engage a sup; tend farther from the lower face of the block I porting surface, said pins inclining rearwardly or cross piece I6 than as shown in Fig. 2. ,With the needles I0, I I, the enlarged portions I2 would and‘ disposed adjacent the front end of said elon then protrude from the lower face 9 and form 55 gated cross piece, and a pair of control reins each connected to one end of said elongated cross piece a limiting stop for the extent that the needles spaced from said pins to facilitaterockingsaid will penetrate or project through the nap into‘ body about one pin or the other as vertical axes the rug weave. In turn, when used on a surface, to cause said body to move in one direction or such as a table cloth without a nap, to insure effective and smooth operation, the enlargements 60 to reverse the direction of movement of said body to facilitate moving said body in the opposite di I2 will prevent excessive penetration of the nee dles I6 and II. V rection. ' f Furthermore, abutments for the ends of the reins 6 and ‘I, such as the eyelets 2 and 3, may be 6. The combination of a body, a pair of prongs mittedto the block I by the rein 6, ‘I being pulled andthereby effect, a smoother operation. said body, said pins having an enlarged jbody ‘portionjwith a diminished'portion terminating or‘ pins extending'from' the lower face-thereof spaced from the sides 4 and 5, more particularly 65 to engage a supporting surface, said pins} being spaced‘ from one another inclining rearwardly-and disposed a greater distance laterally from the being ‘adjustably mounted at the front end of needles I0 and II to increase the leverage trans I It is obvious that various changes and modi? cations maybe made to the details of construc tion without departing‘ from ‘the general spirit of the invention as set forth in the appended claims. . 1.01am: , , . . r 1 1. The combination of a body, a pair of prongs 70 in a sharp point, and a pair. of control means‘ connected to said body, said control meansbeing spaced laterally from saiddpinsto enable pulling forces alternately on said control means to'cause the bodyv to ‘rotate ?rst about one~pin-as-a» ful crum and then ‘about the other pm as a fulcrum, 2,405,360 5 6 said pins being adjustably mounted in said body able device removed from said pins to facilitate to a?ord a greater or less projection of said en alternately and successively exercising a, pulling larged portions depending upon the character of the supporting surface. force on one control means and then on the other control means in turn to cause one part and then 7. The combination of a movable device, a plu rality of prongs or pins associated with such mov forwardly. able device, said, pins inclining rearwardly, and a pair of control means connected to the mov the other part of the removable device to move EDWARD H. KORTE.