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Publication numberUS1388059 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateAug 16, 1921
Filing dateJun 1, 1920
Priority dateJun 1, 1920
Publication numberUS 1388059 A, US 1388059A, US-A-1388059, US1388059 A, US1388059A
InventorsWalter A Richman
Original AssigneeWalter A Richman
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
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h w. A. RICH'MAN.

TOY.

APPLICATION FILED JUNE 1, 1920.

PatentedAug, 16, 1921.

a by one pfg the Spherimlxpbjects: th''lout'e'z 'itHavzingihus'deseribedwhednveiiti f g 5e and Bi the runway 32 the 'disclizfr arid is object is positioned in theuppei portion of provided With a downwardly egrtending the runway 16 so tha t upon. being released tongue 42 adapted 'to -be"'i deiveii 'within"a the same Wi'IProlF tl irOiigli the runway and transversely extending slot 44 in the run r elevate the trip arm 57 for correspondingly Way 32. In this manner the force of the elemting the gate 54. The elevation of spherical bodies 12 does no t disconneet the the gateji allows the foremost .s pi 1 er i cal reeeivef 40 -fmm the-runwa 32and there "object 12*t0 be discharged fron1tli"magafore all of the spherical ,-bodies ;upon; being ,zine intogthauppe g runway let and the trip discharged from the runway 32 are caused arm 57 will, by force of gravity, return the tg enter the geceiver ilh-l- Whenuallvotfisthe gate to its normal-:orclosed-position.- WVheh sllh mpallbodies-jhave heendischargedeinto the spherical objects" which? have :justb'een receiver gtO, the, reeeiver imay -be;.brought released fromythe' magazineueiig'age ithetrip up 2tp izl e, magazine 11 ifor, disehargin'g the arm 5! thetsame riswagain? elevated zfor-imparting} a-ncorrespondlng mbverrintto the w 331. 1 bi t iii J heemagazih m hegsupportingmeansiforzthevdevicezcom gaten-ewhich a'llowsuthe second spherical i es legs 0 1.- standardsgfi anl 48 a,rranged object'tio f be discharged fr'omfithe niagaz'in'e. 1 neath gurgways andilexz nded out Eli-is;:continuesruntil-all90f theisphericall obuse Mimi i 'lll i amfiiisQ setmi mvideaa jeotswh avelbedm discharged .froml'the maga} suite lebasew'l iestandards adapted to,- sup aortthe reafl pf'ortioxiiiof the receiver 40. The operation may be repeated deyige andwrmdetachablyj receiveflmwsithi n l :sl'iding; iallrio-fa th'e spherical obj ects' 12 lk 2 sockets ,0{SQW8d-Rt0ilth6 supports 'itromitheireceivert ifiqinto the} magazine; 11. .:con+ il guhi-game construtedi iini accordance I with oiilegst48are iaine th-rouglfothe' severalifrunways rinto 'the ykthe d eygcg n gishjgapiiigtebox or the like, use will berrazisburce 'oficmuch amhse nent Amway bfiiatfigdllyonerfiovedwoethat sihcedhelsteard ysairovementwfgtheisphei'ical the device will occupy but a small amount objects through .the sevemtl iturrwdys is highilyminteresting:ltoiwatchgio 'ii'ifljlif i 1 @5819? s11 biectstlfianeipassedssingly iiiaItIEU;filwilmodififiligfolimiibfiith; a -m J ughegthe mnwaygmiibafe rrelehsedisingly illmstratediinirF igkWB t'heiilewer portion of ugl 1,itheim eane;of eihofizontally pivoted the runway 16 is provided with a =pair; 6f g ate frihmngmidmgfiwfinily extendmglpor spaced connect-in JamsEGG Wh'jeh ar exeb kio Emngedmvlthimthe uppemruhway tended th'rongh': 1agonah's1ots68 in opposite QEEQQQQZ QUJE. (20116 endrzportibn' ofwtlie sides of the rrlnway '20;' The-ends of'the gatesfie gis disgosed;betweemandqbivoted to armsisfifi are;bentfifiatlyiin contact with the agpagx pf rspgcediparallluaperth-red:ears 53 outeruidesioif'the runwayfio sofifs pro' fgr medg by bendgng theuuppe'r portlon of'ia vi'deraa'sebure connbctioh between' the partsi irlie holizpIltall-y-pivoted gatel134: isiperi- Ibis to bei understood -that thefibrnr of od ca-llyielevatedthrough contacteofione 10f the invention herewitl'1 -shown arid described the gsphegmal objflcts Wzlth a; tripping arm is ibeataken a's' a prefeir d gmboflimne of 57;gcanriedbykanx L shaped erank' -::One the same and that such'l fii inor chang'es ifi limb of the L-shaped crank 58 isi-extendeii construction-'-and garrangen'fent 0f '"part's ina lK Egh mi Hy h ped"asuppdrtingstandard bermade "as will remainwithin-the e iritei lna dqhasnr1gid c'egamctioncwithz thentrip "the invention and the scope bfe"* hdti i flrfi-zfi'i'i zthfltmbemthetripiamiimengaged claimed. an mul ,-;;1 mr:l, a v :1

aflggt'callfiargangedlink-6G2 .rwith the: outer in iftheir upper"ends e lo'sfid 'aiidfth i th e gateg the link fihandthe err-111557 are'uti endsbf thesaine ,"airdfineansToi' controlling spherical (objects;,gwithfile-exception of one','

ing" a plurality-6f "conn'riunic'ati n'g a magazine drschar'ging ifitoone dfth'e' fun ways, a gate jprvtited" fitsgem m1 and and actuated;

magazine by said gate and adapted upon being released to pass through said runways, and a tripping device having connection with the rear end of said gate whereby the gate is elevated when the tripping device is actuated.

3. A device of the class described comprising'a plurality of communicating runways, a magazine discharging into one of said runways, a gate pivotally mounted at one end on the side of the magazine and extending across the same, a plurality of spherical objects confined within said magazine by said gate, a tripping device extending across one of said runways, and a rod connecting said tripping device to the free end of said gate whereby the gate is elevated as the tripp ng device is actuated.

4. A device of the class described comprising a plurality of inclined runways, a magazine discharging into one of the runways, a gate pivoted at one end and extending across said magazine, a gravity actuated tripping device extending across one of said runways and arranged to rock longitudinally of said runway, and a link connecting said gate and said tripping device for elevating said gate when the tripping device is 5. A device of the'class described compris-I" ing a plurality of inclined runways, a magazine discharging into one of the runways, a

j horizontally pivoted gate extending across said magazine, a gravity actuated tripping device extending across one of said runways, a link connecting said gate and said tripping device for elevating sa1d gate when the tripping device is actuated, and a receiver arranged at the lower end of the lowermost runway.

6. A device of the class described comprising a plurality; of runways, a magazine discharging into' one of the runways, a

-a gravity actuated tripping device secured to said crank and extending across one of said runways, a link connecting said crank and the extended portion of said gate, and

a plurality of spherical objects adapted for passage through said runways for periodically operating said tripping device.

7. A device of the class described comprising a plurality of runways, a magazine discharging into one of the runways, a standard carried by said magazine and having a pair of spaced parallel apertured cars, a gate horizontally pivoted between said spaced parallel apertured ears and extending across and beyond said magazine, a standard carri e by one of said runways, a crank rotatab y carried by said standard, a gravity actuated tripping crank and extending across one of said runways, a link'connecting said crank and the extended portion of said gate, a plurality -of spherical objects adapted for passage through said runways for periodically operating said tripping device, and a receiver detachably, secured to the lower end of the lowermost runway.

8. A device of the class described, c omprising runways, a standard carried by one of the runways, a crank sup orted by said standard, a gravity actuated arm carried by said crank and arranged within one of said runways, and means actuated by said crank for, controlling the movement of objects through said runways.

In testimony whereof I aflix my si WALTER A. RICH ature. AN.

device secured to said

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US4037355 *Aug 19, 1976Jul 26, 1977Street Bonnie AMarble track toy
US4055913 *Aug 5, 1976Nov 1, 1977Sindelar John BMechanical toy
Classifications
U.S. Classification446/168
International ClassificationA63F7/36
Cooperative ClassificationA63F7/3622
European ClassificationA63F7/36D