US 1453396 A
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
May 1, 1922.
E. H. A. LEGGATT 'DART BOARD OF LIKE TARGET Filed Jan. '29. 1925 E. H.- LEGGATT,
By his Attorneys,
Patented May 1, 1923.
UNITED fiTATES PATENT OFFICE.
EDWARD HENRY ALBERT LEGGATT, F WOODFORD GREEN, ENGLAND.
DART BOARD OR LIKE TARGET.
Application filedJ'anuary 29, 1923. Serial No. 615,652.
To all whom it may concern. plate 6, the frame consisting of two rings 0 Be it known that I, EDWARD HENRY AL- and d and radial bars 6 forming a number nnrsr LEGGATT, a subject of the King of of compartments. In the frame is the cen- Great Britain, residing at Greenlea, Woodtral bulls eye, which, together with the 6 ford Green, Essex, England, have invented frame is filled with plastic material. The a new or Improved Dart Board or like compartments may be numbered so that a Target, of which the following is a specificahit with a dart is given a different value,
tion. according to the compartment it strikes.
This invention relates to dart boards or Such a target is unaffected by variations 10 like targets. of the atmosphere and the metal plates be- Heretofore such targets have been made ing thin the darts cannot be stopped but are of wood or cork with metal wires stretched only slightly diverted f they should strike upon the wood or cork to divide the target them. i into spaces which are usually marked with What I claim is I different values. Such targets are diificultv 1. A. dart board consisting of a plate, a to stock as they are affected by the amount metal frame fixed to the plate, and adapted of humidity in the atmosphere. It is thereto form compartments, and a filling of fore usual periodically to soak them in plastic material in the frame. 50 water, besides which it is found that the 2. A dart board consisting of a plate, two darts are often diverted by the metal wires. rings fixed to the plate, radial bars adapted According to this invention I construct to form. compartments, and a filling ofa dart board of material which remains plastic material between the rings. plastic permanently or for a considerable 3. Ar dart board consisting of a plate, two 55 period. Such plastic material may be rings fixed to the plate, the smaller ring bought in the open market, bein sold unforming a bulls eye, radialbars adapted to der the name Nodor' or filasticine form compartments and a filling of plastic amongst others. material between the rings and in the bulls The accompanying drawing shows a tareye. 60 get made in accordance with this invention. In testimony that I claim the foregoing Figure l is a front elevation and Figure 2 as my invention I have signed my name this a transverse section. 18th day of January, 1923.
a is a thin metal frame mounted upon a WARD HENRY ALBERT LEGGATT