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Filed June 26, 1945
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Aug.. 20, 1946'.
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\ Filed June 26,¿ 1945
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Patented Aug. 20, 1946
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. .This invention relates in general> to. toys having
ins `one les on eachsidenfthe :upríehtvelement I
the appearance of animals: More‘especially, the
comprising the body.- ¿The pivotrneans Zdcornf
prises`aípin Whichfextends through both legs and
toyfofthissßinvention relates tormechanism in
cluding the .hindran‘d forelegs and -a common'ele
mentlassociated .withboth pairs of legsfand as a
i‘ïesultîof whichthe toy is given a peculiarly nat
’ The >rearlegs arefindicated» at 3 and these rlegs
t are pivotally secured to the ,body at a point‘to‘f`
- This
running movement.
a .motion peculiarly sug
ward theirrear and upper portion, by means of
a pin 3a which extends through both legsy and
gestive yof the natural running movementjof a
rabbit. The operation of vthe parts is well adapt
through the body portion I.- Itwillbeobserved
from Figs.‘d 5` that-gonegofj each ofthelpgs _3_
ed to incorporation ina toy rabbit, although the
mechanism is not rlimitedto the representation
through‘the body.
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. „Means fori actuating `the ,legs is supplied _by-_ a
" wheel i4.l which > >is- located within, the _recess A„la
4'Among other features contributing vto the ap
provided, in.; _the `central »lower and rear ;r>_a_rtY of
pearance of a real runningmovement,” details `of 15 the> ¿body ¿I
.The « recess,` il a isv hidden ¿from _view f
laterally. î The upper.` wall of the _recess isy ¿indi-'->
the 'mechanism -include a rocker element which
catedjatf Iza inîlî‘igs.` Land’
The' Wheel 4 yisoc-is operated by the hind legs and which in turn
centrically mounted, that is pivotally mounted
serves to manipulate the forelegs.
at a point eccentric to its center by means of a
Another feature which contributes to the ap
pearance of running is the location of a tail at 20 pin 4a which passes through the body at either
side of the Wheel and through the wheel as shown
and on the rear ofthe hind legs. A stubby tail
in Figs. 2, 3 and 5. The extreme ends of the pin
suggestive of a rabbit’s tail is moved when the
4a are hidden from view by the legs 3.
hind legs are moved, and contributes the sug
Means for holding _the toy normally in an up..
gestion of a running eifect when the toy >rabbit
25 right position are provided by wheels 5 which are
is moved forward.
mounted on axle 8 which extends through the
In general, the type of toy in which the present
body just rearwardly of the forelegs, and slightly
improvements are incorporated is of that variety
below their pivotal point 2a. The wheels >are
in which a wheel is eccentrically pivoted to the
spaced from the body portion by sleeves _or spac
body part of the toy so as to thus provide a re
ing elements 9 as shown in Figs. 2 and 4L
current up and down movement to the rear’ end
Movement of the hind legs serves to actuate .
of the body and to the hind legs.
the forelegs through the instrumentality of a
The foregoing and additional features and de
rocker element in the natureV of a cam-like trigger
tails will be clear from the following specification
6, one ofeach of which is positioned immediately
and claims, when considered in conjunction with
the accompanying drawings, in which:
beneath each of the v_forelegs'and is mounted for
rocking movement on the axle 8 (Fig, 4.) When
Fig. 1 is a side elevational View of a toy rabbit
the extreme forward ends of the hind legs 3, thus
in which the mechanism of this invention is in
simulating the feet thereof, strike one end of
the rocker elements 6, the latter is given a rock
Fig. '2 is a top plan view of the toy shown in
ing movement, and as result the opposite ends
Fig. 1;
Fig. 3 is a view similar to that shown in Fig. Y1.
but With a rear portion broken away to illustrate
the position of the hind legs at the time they
serve to manipulate the forelegs ;
of the elements 6 actuate the forelegs 2 and pro
vide them with a corresponding upward move
ment. The net effect, resultant of the movement
v of the rear legs and subsequent movement of the _
of Fig. 3 and looking in the direction of the ar
forelegs, is highly suggestive of the running move
ment of an animal, particularly the running
rows; and
movement of a rabbit.
Fig. 4 is a sectional view taken on the line 4-4
Fig. 5 is a sectional view taken on the line 5--5
of Fig. 3, looking in the direction of the arrows.
The upwardmovement of the forelegs 2 is lim
ited by means of a pin III which carries a roller
or sleeve VII thereon. The pin extends through
-the legs from side to side and the roller or sleeve
I I serves to space the legs apart and has a length
about the same as the thickness ofthe body por
tion I. When the forelegs 2 are moved upward
present instance a rabbit. 2 are the forelegs
which are pivoted at 2a to the body I, there be Q11 DI the roller or sleeve II will engage the under por
Referring in detail to the several views Vin the
drawings, like reference characters identify like
»parts in the several views.
I is the body of the toy animal, and in this
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non of thebedy adjacent the threat to nmit the Í
in contrast to the position shown in Fig.V 1, is _ Y
highly suggestive of thev jumping movement of a
upward movement.
The mechanism for providing the rear legs with
rabbit. 'I‘he element 6 :may beeactuated bytheV Y
a progressive up and down movement is vconven-V t . front end of the hind legs either on the'upward n
tional. y It includes a roller l2 mounted on a pin ` 5
movement of -the hind legs orion' the downward l
I3 which is carried by theV legs and extends be- i t movement thereof.
tween them as shown in Fig. 5. The rollerV I2 1
is adapted to engage `the periphery'of the wheel l
1.7In an'animal type of toy, a body, forelegs
pivotally. mounted on said body,g,rear'legs„îpivotal-
4 with the result .that- >the rotation-voithewheelî.
4 and recurrent rise;_ and fall _;_ofî‘tln‘f- ¿peripheryqA
ly mounted-fon said body, wheels connected to said y ~ Y
body ‘to insure an upright positionja wheel eccen
thereof serves to raisel and lower the rearïlegs 3. Í
.trically mounted adjacent the rearr legs whereby
`VOne of the Vdistinctive features `of this iin-fzz
rotation provides the‘rerar'rpart of'said bodynandY
’ proved 'toy animal is the location of îthe tail TÍ
whichY is shown inthe drawings asV a tailísdf ai, 1..:'sa-idçrr'ear
legs toy
recurrent fup and downY move-Y _j` y
rabbitk and which is mounted on and carriedy by @15g
of said'legs are movedV up
the rear portion of the legs.
andV down toa greaterr degree than Vthefrear por
1 and 2, the tail 1 extends betweenïprojeotìonsî; i;' tion thereof,r and means between said first mene `
from Vthe `rear legs 3 and extends across the:
width lofthe space between the'rear legs, __asislîown'î
tione'wwheelsand movable with'saifdV body and
20 pivotally mounted with respect thereto for mov
' In thefcustoniaryf»handlingf oftheV toy jofV this '
inventionittmay lie=-púlled by.l means lcifafstring ‘
ing? said'` Torelegsi and ; adapted to ' be engagedïby
said rc'ea'r‘fl‘e‘gsz-to;actuatesai’dtforelegs.v n îv
. v
` ior^pnsñedt by hand-ï. -As explained’ hereinbefore .
2. VIman animalV typexof toy', a bodyfforeleg '
the rotation ofthe wheel 4 serves to raise'the
I Y hindfl‘egs: YThe eccentricl mounting of; the wheel
pivotally.` mounted .onr saidV body;~ rear legs pivota'e'. ' "
ly mounte'd:.o1rï'said'- body, laterally positioned
4i likewise provides the rear? portion of'the'body
with an up- andÍ d’own` movement` suggestivey ofr
wheels'. one; each positioned at`> opposite sidesz'ïof'
said body, an axleponï whichgsai'd Wheels ¿are
running: lfrr Fig. .1l it willî be: observed thatY the '
mountedge, rear wheel eocentrically mountedv on Y
forel'eg's'- ‘are substantially in`A their> lowermost posi
ï f tionen@the,hindI regs are approximately-in their
lowermost position. However,v in Fig: 3- itfwi‘llbe.`
` Y VbeenV
thaïtv the
have moved
end ofthe.Y
hind; legsK
liave ‘v_
saidibody> wherebyY rotation' of the wheel provides
the rearf.part'oiîsaidbod'yv andsaidfl rear legs with
recurrent up and' down movement as _the toy isY
movedprogressively forward, andmeans mounted
on said axle for moving said forelegs and adapted
» tofïbe> engaged by* said Vrear legs topengage and
l ' pulse has be'èntrans'mittedïtoltheeforelegs-.Z'which
arel also?f'shownrin a slightly'A elevated Vposition'. ;
‘ »position ofïtl'ie‘»legsassh'ownin Fig-..33 i
Y' actuate Y'said forelegs.Y
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