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May 21, 1963
M. SCOPARINO
3,090,156
ACTION nou. 0R LIKE FIGURINE
Filed Nov. '7, 1962
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ACTHON DOLL 0R LIKE FIGURINE
Melchior Scoparino, New York, N.Y.
tional features, including a mouth formed with a pref
erably rounded opening 14. The torso 10 is formed with
an opening 16, which may be formed in any part there
(8755 Dundon St., Hollis, N.Y.)
of; but, preferably, in its back, as illustrated, through
Filed Nov. 7, 1962, Ser. No. 235,959
6 Claims. (Cl. 46—118)
which is inserted an air pump cylinder 18, which is
closed at both ends as by its inner wall 20 and its outer
end Wall 22.
The present invention relates to a doll or like ?gurine,
While the air-pump cylinder may be formed of any
and especially to a hard, or rigid bodied doll or ?gurine,
suitable material, it is preferable for economy and ease
and particularly to a rigid~body “action” doll or ?gurine. 10 of manufacture, to mold the same of a suitable synthetic
It is an object of the present invention to provide a doll
plastic material, and its outer end wall 22 may be formed
or ?gurine of the character described, capable of per
with a ?ange 24, by which it may be cemented to the
forming two successive, different and separate visible or
marginal edge of the opening 16, preferably on the ex
audible actions which may be effected by a single action
terior of the torso. For economy of space, and to avoid
15 undue projections on the doll torso, the outer end wall
or movement on the part of a child playing with it.
It is another object of the present invention to provide
22 of the air cylinder 18 may be formed with an inward
a doll or ?gurine, of the character described, wherein
ly-extending, central depression or recess 26, at the cen
such successive action may take place along diiferent
ter of which may .be provided an opening 28, through
parts of the body thereof of the doll or ?gurine.
which extends a piston rod 30, connected to a piston 32,
20
It is still another object of the present invention to
on the interior of the cylinder 10. The piston 32 may
provide a doll or ?gurine of the character described,
be formed with an annular groove 34, in which may be
whose manipulation to induce the successive actions is
disposed a piston ring 36, of ‘suitable material, that will
su?iciently simple and easy to be performed even by a
form a slidable but relatively airtight contact with the
very young child.
inner wall of the cylinder 10.
It is a further object of the present invention to pro 25
The piston 32 may be formed with a boss 38 on its
vide a doll or ?gurine, of the character described, in
inner surface ‘facing a boss 40 of the inner surface of the
which at least one of the actions performed by the doll
inner end wall 20 of the cylinder; the two bosses 38 and
may be selectively varied.
40 serving to anchor the ends of an expansion spring 4-2
It is a still further object of the present invention to
that will normally maintain the piston 32 against the
30
provide a doll or ?gurine, of the character described,
inner face of the outer cylinder end wall .22.
whose action-effecting mechanism is of simple construc
The outer end wall 22, of the cylinder 18, may be
tion and ‘character and simple and easy to assemble with
‘formed with a passageway 44 extending therethrough
its body, to thereby render the doll or ?gurine relatively
connecting the interior of the cylinder 10 with the ex
simple and economical to produce.
terior, the outer end of which passageway is capable of
35
It is yet a further object of the present invention to
receiving, and frictionally and preferably removably hold
provide a doll or ?gurine, of the character described,
ing an action device responsive to air pressure, prefer
having an operating mechanism for the purposes de
ably in the form of a sound producing device, designated
scribed and which is unobtrusive on the doll’s exterior
as 46, which may be of the vibrating type or a whistle
and may be readily concealed by the doll’s clothing so 40 t e.
that it will not alter or detract from its appearance.
ypThe inner end Wall 20 of the cylinder is provided
The foregoing and other objects and advantages of
with a central opening 48 therethrough connecting the
the doll or ?gurine of the present invention will become
cylinder interior with the interior of the torso. The
more readily apparent to those skilled in the art from the
opening 48 may preferably be de?ned on the outer sur
embodiment shown in the accompanying drawings and 45 face of the Wall 20 with a nozzle 50, that may be ?tted
from the description following. It is understood, how
thereinto or cemented around it, as illustrated. If
ever, that such embodiment is shown by Way of illus
desired, an air check valve 52 may be formed in the
tration only, to make the principles and practice of the
end wall 20 for checking of air intake into the cylinder
invention more readily comprehensible, and without any
therethrough. An air outlet passageway 54 is formed
intent of limiting the invention to the speci?c details 50 in the end wall 20, and is provided with air check valve
therein shown.
50 to inhibit air escape therethrough.
In the drawings:
While the air passage 48 and its nozzle 50 may be
FIG. 1 is a vertical sectional and partly elevational
utilized directly for mounting of a second air-pressure~
view through the torso and head of a doll embodying the
responsive, action device, such as a sound producing
present invention;
FIG. 2 is a fragmentary elevational view of the back
of a doll’s torso, showing the action producing mecha
nism installation; and
‘FIG. 3 is a fragmentary sectional view taken on line
55 device, it is preferred to have the second action producing
device disposed in a position where it will be visible
from the doll exterior. To that end there is connected
to the nozzle 50 an end of an air conduit tube 57 whose
other end is extended into the doll head 10 and its mouth
60 opening 14. The other end of such tube end may be
Generally stated the present invention utilizes, for pro
inserted and cemented directly in such mouth opening or
ducing the action of the doll, an air cylinder and piston
connected to the inwardly projecting portion of a suit
arrangement having air outlet means at each end, in
able eyelet type nozzle that may be inserted through the
which the piston is moved manually to expel air from one
mouth in tightly ?tting relation, in a manner that will
end, to bring about one air-pressure induced action, and 65 be readily understood.
is moved automatically toward its other end to produce
The second action device may be inserted into the
a second air-pressure induced action at its other end.
end of tube 56 within the mouth opening 14 or into or
Referring more speci?cally to the illustrated embodi
over the end of the eyelet nozzle, if such is used, to be
ment of the invention, the same is shown to comprise
held therein by friction ?t, preferably removably. Any
a doll’s torso 10, preferably molded of a rigid, synthetic 70 suitable type of device may be used as the second action
plastic material, having set thereon at one end, a rigid,
device. Thus, it may comprise a sound producing device
molded, plastic head 12, having facial and other conven
as of the vibratory or whistling type, or a soap bubble
, 3-3 of FIG. 1.
3,090,156
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pipe or an in?atable balloon 58, as illustrated, which is
secured over a rigid stern portion 60 that is inserted with
in the mouth opening 14.
Having thus described the structure of the doll of the
invention, its operation will now become clear. ‘After
the action device, such as the balloon 58 is inserted, by
its stem into the mouth opening 14, the child may press
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end Walls having an opening formed therethrough, a
piston rod connected to said piston and extending through
said end wall opening, an expansion spring interposed
between said piston and the other of said end walls,
said air pump secured within said body section with said
piston rod in register with said body wall opening for
manual engagement therethrough, said one end wall
having an air passage formed therein extending to the
exterior of said body section and an air-pressure respon
may be done through the doll’s clothing. This action
compresses spring '42 and expels the air from the cyl 10 sive sound producing device secured within said air
passage; the other of said end walls having air outlet
inder through the nozzle 50 and the tube 57 into the
means and air inlet means provided therein, a check
action device such as the balloon 58, to in?ate the latter.
valve associated with said air outlet means to inhibit air
Upon release of the piston rod 30 by the child, the piston
inlet therethrough, a check valve provided in said air
32 will ‘be pushed outwardly in the cylinder by the
spring 4.2 to expel air through the passage 44 and to 15 inlet means to inhibit air outlet therethrough; a second
the piston rod 31} inwardly into the cylinder 10, which
the sounding device 46 inserted therein, to produce sound.
opening formed in another wall portion of said body
section, an air-pressure responsive toy action device se
cured in said second opening, and an air conduit con
the doll’s mouth, the check valve 52 will prevent return
necting said second opening with said air outlet means.
flow of air from the balloon, and the balloon will remain
2. The toy ?gurine of claim 1, wherein said air pump
in?ated to the extent of the amount of air pumped there 20
Where a balloon is used-as the action device held in
into by the ?rst pumping action, so that succeeding
cylinder extends through said ?rst wall portion opening
and said one end wall is provided with a ?ange section
pumping actions will increase its inflation to any extent
overlapping and secured to the marginal edge portion of
desired. De?ation of the balloon may be effected
said ?rst wall portion opening.
merely by the removal of its stem from the doll’s mouth.
3. The toy ?gurine of claim 1, wherein said air pas
it will be apparent that check valve 56 will prevent escape 25
sage through said one end wall extends to the exterior
of air from the inner end of the cylinder through any
of said body section through a wall portion of said torso
place but the passageway 48, but upon release of the
portion thereof and said second wall portion opening is
piston rod 343 will serve to admit air into such inner end
formed in said ‘head.
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of the cylinder, to permit return of the piston to normal
4. The toy ?gurine of claim 1, wherein said head is
position by the action of spring 42, against the inner 30
formed with a mouth portion and said second opening
end of wall 22. On the manual stroke of the piston,
is formed through said mouth portion.
since the action device 46 consists of the sound producing
5 . The toy ?gurine of claim 4, wherein said air-pressure
member which generally permits ?ow of air therethrough,
responsive toy action device secured within said second
‘air will be admitted into the cylinder through such sound
ing device, as well as around the piston. However, it 35 opening comprises a tubular stem secured within said
second opening and an in?atable balloon secured on said
necessary, a check valve similar to valve 56, may be
stem, and wherein said air check valve associated with
installed in wall 22.
said air outlet means is disposed between said balloon and
It may be here stated that in practice a doll of the
said air pump cylinder.
present invention may be supplied by the manufacturer
6. A toy ?gurine, comprising a hollow body section,
or distributor thereof with more than one action device
including a rigid-Walled torso and a head, said body sec
for use in either opening 44 or opening 14, especially the
tion having an opening formed in a wall portion thereof,
latter. Thus there may be packaged with the doll one
an air pump within said body section, said air pump com
prising an air cylinder having end walls and a piston
ducing devices and a soap bubble pipe or other soap 45 reciprocable between said end walls, one of said end walls
having an opening formed therethrough, a piston rod
bubble making device.
connected to said piston and ‘extending through said end
This completes the description of the doll of the present
wall opening, an expansion spring interposed between
invention. It will be readily apparent that such a doll
said piston and the other of said end walls, said air pump
will have a sustained interest and attraction for children
because of the variety of actions the doll is capable of 50 secured within said body section with said piston rod in
register with said wall opening for manual engagement
performing.‘ It will also be apparent that the action
therethrough, said one end wall having an air passage
mechanism of the doll of the present invention is strong,
formed therein extending to the exterior of said torso and
sturdy and durable as well as simple and easy to manipu
an air-pressure responsive sound producing device secured
late, even by a child..
It will be further apparent that numerous modi?cations 55 within said air passage; the other of said end walls having
air outlet means and air inlet ‘means, a check valve pro
and variations in the doll or ?gurine of the present inven
vided in said air inlet means to inhibit air outlet there
tion may be made by anyone skilled in the art in accord
through, a second opening formed in another wall por
:ance with the principles of the invention hereinabove set
tion of said body section, an air-passage responsive toy
forth and Without the exercise of any inventive ingenuity.
action device secured within said second opening, and an
I desire, therefore, to be protected for any and all such
air conduit connecting said second opening 'with said air
modi?cations and variations that may be made within
outlet means.
the spirit of the invention and the scope of the claims
or more tubular stems to which a balloon may be
attached, one or more whistles or vibratory sound pro
hereto appended.
What I claim is:
1. A toy ?gurine, comprising a hollow body section, 65
including a rigid-walled torso and a head, said body
section having an opening formed in a wall portion
thereof, an air pump within said body section, said air
pump comprising an air cylinder having end walls and
__a piston reciprocable between said end walls, one of said 70
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