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Publication numberUS1400461 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 13, 1921
Filing dateJul 6, 1920
Priority dateJul 6, 1920
Publication numberUS 1400461 A, US 1400461A, US-A-1400461, US1400461 A, US1400461A
InventorsSacane Tony
Original AssigneeSacane Tony
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1400461 A
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1,400,461, Patented Dec. 13, 1921.

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Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Dec. 13, 1921..

Application filed July 6 1920. Serial No. 394,154.

To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, TONY SAOANE, a citizen of the United States, residing at Gallatin, in the county of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, have invented new and useful. Improvements in Games, of which the following is a specification.

This invention relates to a game designed to be used on a pool table, the principal object of the invention being to provide a board, adapted to be placed at one end of the table and provided with pockets for receiving the balls and obstructing pins in front of the pockets.

This invention also consists in certain other features of construction and in the combination and arrangement of the several parts, to be hereinafter fully described, illustrated in the accompanying drawings and specifically pointed out in the appended claims.

In describing myv invention in detail, reference will be had to the accompanying drawings wherein like characters denote like or corresponding parts throughout the several views, and in which Figurel is a plan view of a pool table with my invention in place thereon.

Fig. 2 is a section through the attachment.

As shown in these views the invention includes a board 1 which is adapted to be placed at one end of the pool table shown at A in Fig. 1. This board is made of greater thickness adjacent its front edge than at its rear edge with its upper face inclining sharply toward the front edge and sloping gradually toward the rear, the rear part being made thin and substantially flat. Parallel projections 2 are formed on the rear part to provide a plurality of pockets 3, the rear wall of the pockets being formed by the edge of the table. The front ends of the projections are rounded off to facilitate the balls entering the pockets. The pockets are numbered, the num here being placed on the board in front of the pockets. In front of the pockets are located the rows of obstructing pins or pegs l. The drawingshows three rows with the pegs of the main row alternately arranged on the rearwardly sloping part of the board so that the balls will roll through the rows of pegs by gravity and to prevent the balls coming to rest against one of the pegs I locate a small round headed screw 5 in front of each peg. If desired, I may place a washer 6 on each screw. The pegs may be secured to the board in any desired manner. As shown they are secured by screws.

While thegame can be played in any desired manner I prefer to have it played under the following rules:

1. Back the fifteen balls on the opposite end of the table from the board.

2. The first diamond past the side pocket toward the board is a foul line.

Each player has one shot at a time and may shoot at any ball on the table. If object hall goes in any pocket, the number of which does not correspond with the number of object ball, he gets credit for the number of pocket, but if he puts object ball in pocket the number of which corresponds with the number of the pocket then he gets double count.

4. Sixty one points is a game;

5. If any object ball should stick on the board before going in a pocket, the object ball remains on the board as a live ball then the next player gets count for the ball. if 11316 drives it in pocket by another object all.

6. Inthe cue ball goes up and stays on the board the object ball does not count.

7. No balls are spotted nor any scratches counted.

8. If any balls are knocked out of the pockets into another pocket by an object ball the knocked out ball does not count again. Each object ball can only be counted once. The last object ball shot counts if it goes in a pocket where a ball had been knocked out.

9. The last object ball may be shot in any pocket or on the board as the player sees fit.

10, The players start the game by breaking in their turn, in rotation.

What I claim is:

1. A game board for use with pool tables comprising a base adapted to be placed on one end of the table, parallel strips on the base at the rear edge thereof for forming pockets, rows of pegs located on the base in front of said pockets and a projection in front of eaoh peg for preventing a ball coming to rest against the peg.

2. A game board for use with pool tables 5 comprising a base having a thick part adjacent-its front edge with the face of the board inclining downwardly to the front of pegs loeated'on the said sloping part in front of said pockets.

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US5839724 *Nov 20, 1997Nov 24, 1998Bunac, Jr.; Felix JuanPortable target game apparatus
U.S. Classification473/19
International ClassificationA63F7/00, A63D13/00
Cooperative ClassificationA63F2007/0047, A63F7/0023
European ClassificationA63F7/00D