US 1558024 A
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G. LOGAN BRIDGE FOR BILLIARD CUES Oct. 20, 1925- Filed March 28, 1925 Patented a. 20, 1925. 1,558,024
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
GUST LOGAN, 0F ELMORE, OHIO;
BRIDGE FOR IBILLIAR-ZD CUES.
Application filed March 28, 1925. Serial No. 19,137.
To all whom it 'may concern: enlarged portions 8 formed with vertical Be it known that I, GUs'r LOGAN, a citizen slots 9 through which the ends of the body of the United States, residing at Elmore, in portion extend in a manner to secure the the county of Ottawa and State of Ohio, body portion to the leg members. hen
5 have invented a new and useful Bridge for the ends of the body portion have been posi- Billiard Cues, of which the following is a tioned in the slots, portions of the body porspecification. tion may be hammered out to insure against The present invention relates to a bridge movement of the leg members with respect designed for use in playing pool or billiards, to the body portion.
the primary object of the invention being to Each leg member comprises two of these 0 provide a bridge which may be positioned lengths of metal which have their ends condirectly over the balls used in playing bilnected by means of the caps 10, the central liards, to facilitate the use of the cue. portions of the sections being bent away An important object of the invention is to from each other as at 11 to insure against 15 provide a device of this character which plvotal movement of the leg members with will be exceptionally cheap to manufacture, respect to the body portion. and one which may be used with facility. These caps 10 are formed preferably of With the foregoing and other objects in metal or rubber to set up a friction surface view which will appear as the description for engagement with the pool table to in- 20 proceeds, the invention resides in the comsure against the bridge slipping while in bination and arrangement of parts and in use. the details of construction hereinafter de- As illustrated by Figure 1, the body porscribed and claimed, it being understood tion 5 is arranged nearer to the lower ends that changes in the precise embodiment of of the leg members, thereby providing means the invention herein disclosed, may be made for supporting the body portion in such a within the scope of what is claimed, without way that by reversing the bridge the disdeparting from the spirit of the invention. tanee between the body portion 5 and table Referring to the drawing: on which the device is positioned may be Figure l is an elevational view, a portion varied.
30 of one of the leg members being removed The reference character 12 indicates the to illustrate the connection between the leg handle of the bridge, which has one end members and body portion. thereof engaging the body portion 5 at a Figure 2 is a plan view thereof. point substantially centrally thereof, where Figure 3 is an enlarged fragmental dethe screw 13 --is provided for securing the 35 tail view illustrating the slot in a leg memhandle portion to the body portion. her into which the body portion extends. Obliquely disnosed brace arms lat have con- Referring to the drawing in detail, the nection with the handle portion 10 and have body portion of the device is indicated by their outer ends connected with the body the body portion 5 and as shown includes a portion 5 by means of the bolts 15.
length of metal provided with a plurality From the foregoing it will be obvious that of semi-circular out out portions 6 arranged due to this construction, the bridge may be in its side edges, which cut out portions consunnerted directly over a number of billiard form to the curvature of a cue employed in balls to facilitate the use of a one when the playing the game of pool or billiards, so that one ball has been moved to such position ad- 45 a one may be supported in a manner to injacent to the remaining billiard balls to presure against lateral movement thereof while vent the use of the one in the ordinary the bridge is being used. manner.
The leg members are indicated by the ref- I claim 2 1 erence character 1, each of which leg mem- 1. A bridge including spaced leg members includes lengths of metal having central bers, a body portion having its ends 0011- nected With the leg members, said body portion having a plurality of semi-circular cut out portions formed in its side edges, and ahandle connected with the body portion.
2. A bridge including spaced leg members, said leg members including lengths of metal connected at their ends, the central portions of the lengths of metal being supported in s aoed relation with each other, a body portion secured to the leg members, 1 and a handle having connection with the body portion.
In testimony that I claim the foregoing my own, I have hereto afiixed my signature.