Nov. 26, 1946. 1 ‘ c. c. COHEN ' 2,411,614 TOY Filed March 3, 1945 ‘ 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 72 v lNV‘ENTOR ‘Cfgrlels' C. Cohen ATTORNEY Nov. 26, 1946- ‘ ' ' C. c..c0H-EN » TOY Filed March' 3, 1945 _ ’ 2,411,614 " 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 INVENTOR Char/e3‘ C Cofzezz BY . W ' ATTORNEY. ‘ 2,411,614 Patented Nev. 26, F1946, ‘ UNITED ‘ .sTATEs PATENT; ‘* orrlcc 2,411,614‘ J . [TOY I Charles Cohen, New York, N. Y. Application-March 3, 1945, Serial No. 580,876 ,6- Claims. (Cl. 35-39). . count.v ‘ _ , 2 I ‘ frame members l2 by any suitable means. The wires 15 to '2! ~ arev preferably equally spaced apart. The wires l5 and 21 are spaced from This invention relates to toys. It is particu larly directed to an educational toy or game to aid a child in learning how to tell time, and also at the same time to aid'a child in learning to and parallel to the frame members I 3. 6 ' . An object of this invention is to provide an Mounted on the wires A5 to 2| is a clock simu - lating member 25.» Member 25 comprises a ring amusing and educational device of the char acter described, comprising a clock face and wires 26 covered at the front by a clock face simulat the wires, the number of beads on the wires cor responding to the hour indications on the clock face adjacent the respective wires. .~ I clock face 21 may be made of papenvcardboard, ing member 27. The wires 15 to 2! pass through drilled openings 28 in the ring 26. The face 21 emanating from ‘points in the clock face adja cent the hour‘ indications, and beads. slidable on 10 contacts the front edge 29 of ring 26.‘ Said parchment, wood, plastic material, sheet' ma terial, or any other suitable material. ‘ On ‘the clock face are printed or otherwise Another object of this invention is to provide aidevice of the character described, comprising 15 applied numbers “1”, to “12,” respectively, to indicate the hourscf the day. Number “12” is a frame carrying a plurality of parallel wires, disposed adjacent the top wire l5. Number “6’v’ a clock face mountedonthe wires and between is disposed adjacent ‘the bottom wire 21. Num the ends of the frame, and, beads strung on the bers .“1” and ‘"11"’ are disposed adjacent Wire wires, the number of beads on each wire corre sponding to the hour indicated on the clock face 20 [6 vbut atvonposite sides of the clock face.. Numj-l and adjacent the wire. 7 v ’ 1 bers “2” and “lO’Pare disposed adjacent wire vide a strong, durable, compact and, attractive I1 and at opposite sides of the clock face. Num bers “3” and “9” are disposed adjacent wire l8 toy of the character described which shall be and at opposite sides of the clock face. Numbers Yet another object of this invention is tonpro - relatively inexpensive to manufacture, easy to 25 f‘4” and “8” are disposed adjacent wire‘ l9 and manipulate, amusing-and educational in use, and at opposite sides of the clock face. Numbers yet practical and e?icient to a high degree. _ “5” and “7” are disposed adjacent wire 2!! and Other objects of this invention will in part be obvious and in part ‘hereinafter pointed out. at vopposite sides of the clock face. Any suitablemeans may be provided to pre The invention accordingly consistsinr the fea-f 30 vent sliding movement of the'clock face on the wires. To this end, stop. members 3E] ‘maybe tures of construction, combinations of elements, ?xed to the wires adjacent the inner surfaces of and arrangement of parts which will be exem pli?ed in the construction hereinafter’ described, '_ the ring 26. On wire l5 are slidably mounted twelve beads or other objects 35, there being and of which the scope of application will be 35 six beads on each side of the clock face. These indicated in the following claims. beads have through openings and may be moved In the accompanying drawings, in which is ' inwardly toward the clock face substantially shown one of thevarious possible illustrative in contact with the ring so that ‘a child can ' embodiments of this invention: Fig. 1 is a top plan view of a device embodying Fig. 2 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 2—2 of Fig. 1; count twelve beads to correspond with number 40 “12” on the clock face. which‘ designates 12 the invention; > Fig. 3 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 3-3 of Fig. 1; and o’clock. On wire it there is slidably mounted a single head 35 on the side of the clock face ' v r adjacent number “1.” This bead indicates one o’clock. On the'same wire butyon the opposite Fig. 4 is a top_\plan view of a modi?ed form of 45 side‘ of the clock face are eleven beads which may be slidably moved toward numeral “11” on the invention. ‘“ ‘ the clock face to indicate eleven o’clock. On Referring now in detail. to the drawings, I ll wire ii there are two beads on one side of the designates a device embodying the invention. The same comprises a rectangular frame lrl hav : clock face and ten heads on the opposite side ing parallel end members 12 interconnected by 50 of'the clock face. top and bottom parallel members Intercon On wire 18 there are three beads on one side of the clock face and nine necting the end members l2 are seven parallel beads on the oposite side of the clock face. On wires ‘or other rail members designated by nu wire 59 there are four beads on one side of the clock face and eight beads on the opposite side The ends of the wires maybe ?xed to the ‘end 55 of the clock face. On wire 20- there'are ?ve merals l5, l6. l1,,l8,, I9, 20 and 12!, respectively. 2,411,614 4 prising a frame, a clock face simulating member marked with numerals to indicate the hours, wires beads on one side of the clock face and seven beads on the opposite side of the clock face. On wire 2! there are three beads on each side interconnecting the clock face simulating member of the clock face. The six beads may be dis posed toward the face near numeral “6” to in dicate siX o’clock. It will now be noted that on each of the wires with the frame, and beads slidably mounted on said wires, the number of beads on each wire corresponding to the hour indicating numeral on the clock face adjacent said wire. there are a number of beads corresponding to 2. A device of the character described, com each numeral on the clock face adjacent the prising a frame having end, portions and top and wire. Thus the child using the game will learn 10 bottom portions, the end portionsbeing inter how to count and also how to tell time. connected by parallel wires, a clock face simu~ At the center of the clock face is a pivot pin lating member mounted on the wires and. be or rivet 40. Rotatably mounted thereon is a min tween said end portions, and beads slidably ute simulating hand 4! and an hour simulating mounted on the wires, the number of beads on hand 42. The minute hand may also be moved to 15 the wires corresponding to the hour numeral on any desired position to indicate minutes; 7 the clock face adjacent the, wires, respectively. ' The clock face may be decorated to represent a cat’s face or any other amusing object. Ad hered to the front of the clock face are a pair 3. A device of the character described, com prising a circular frame, a clock face centrally located in the frame, radiating wires intercon of ear simulating members 45 as shown in the 20 necting the clock face frame, the clock face bear drawings. ing numerals “1” to “12” in position'to indicate the hours, there being one wire for each hour, beads slidably mounted on said wires, the num ber of beads-on said wires corresponding to the In Fig. 4 there is shown a device lDa embodying a modi?ed form of the invention. The device Illa comprises a circular frame ring 50 and a central clock face 5| connected to the ring 50 by twelve 2:5 hour numeral adjacent said wires, respectively.‘ radiating wires 52. The wires 52 are equiangu 4. An educational device of’ the character de larly spaced apart. On the clock face are the scribed, comprising a clock face, rail members emanating from the clock face, and objects slid hour numerals each adjacent one of the wires. On the wires are slidably mounted beads 35. On ably mounted on the rail‘members, the number of objects on each rail corresponding to the nu— the wires adjacent numeral “1” on the clock face, there is a single bead. On the Wire adjacent nu meral indicating the hour on the clockface ad jacent said rail. ' I meral “2” on the clock face, are two beads, and, so on, so that on the wire adjacent numeral “12” 5. A device of the character described, compris there are twelve beads. ing a frame, a ring within the frame, a clock On the clock face are also pivoted a minute face simulating member on said ring, wires pass ing through the ring and connected to the frame hand 53 and an hour hand 54. If desired, the and beads slidably mounted on said wires, the clock face may be suitably decorated. number of beads on said wires corresponding to It will thus be seen that there is provided a the hour numeral adjacent said wires, respec device in which the several objects of this in ' , vention are achieved, and which is well adapted 40 tively. to meet the conditions of practical use. 6. A device of the character described, com prising a frame, a ring within the frame, a clock face simulating member on said ring, wires pass . , As various possible embodiments might be made of the above invention, and as various changes might be made in the embodiment above set ing through the ring and connected to the frame, forth, it is to be understood that all matterhere 45 and beads slidably mounted on said wires, the in set forth or shown in the accompanying draw number of beads on said wires corresponding to ings is to be interpreted as illustrative and not the hour numeral adjacent said wires, respective in a limiting sense. ly, a pivot at the center of therclock face simu Having thus described my invention, I claim , lating member, and a minute hand and an hour as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent: 1. A device of the character described, com 50 hand rotatably mounted on said pivot. CHARLES C. COHEN.