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Publication numberUS1593907 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJul 27, 1926
Filing dateDec 7, 1925
Priority dateDec 7, 1925
Publication numberUS 1593907 A, US 1593907A, US-A-1593907, US1593907 A, US1593907A
InventorsMadan Edward K
Original AssigneeMadan Edward K
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Game device
US 1593907 A
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E. K. MADAN GAME DEVI CE Filed Dec. '7, 1925 ATTOR zY rmnad ul 'zr, 192e, 1,593,90 UNlTED STATES BATENTOFFICEQ Application filed December 7, 19851 Serial No. 78,811.

This invention relates to game devices and the drawing, the open end 10 of one part, "particularly to an improved tfypeof dice namely, the part. 5 is set within the open construction, and the object o the invenr'end 11 of the other part to form an over- -tion is to provide a dice composed of two lh'fiped section and the parts are preferably I dice bodies, one of which is'contained with' a icred 0r secured together at this point in the otherand movable with'respectthere-- by any suitable means. to, the outer dice body being considerably The separate parts 7 and 8 of the body larger than the inner and'being hollow and am, constructed of transparent or subcomposed of transparent or. substantially stantmll'y trans arent material, such for 05 10 transparent material' a still sfurther object example as cellu oid', it-beiniunderstood that bein to provide a dice of the class s eciany su table material maye provided and lied he outer part of which is in the form after the two similar parts have been of, a casing composed of separate and subformed they are placed together in the manstantially similar parts secured together, ner described an secured together with,the-.70 each art having a pl rality of fiatsurfaces body 6 therein, or within t e chamber 12 on w iich the dice is a apted to rest use said formed within said parts, and it is preferred surfaces being pi'e ferabl characterized with that the dots or other characters be ap lied the numerals of an or inary dice cube ar-' to th inner faces of the flat sectionsor aces ranged on said faces; and with these and 9 by prm mg r in any other desiredman- '20 other ob sets in view the invention-consists nor in order that-the wearupon these mark-- in a device of the class andfor the purpose mgs may be limited in the external handlin specified which is 'sim la in construction of the evice.. It will also be understoo and operation, eflieient in use and which is that 1' preferably arrange the Hat faces or constructedas' hereinafter described and s'ect1ons9 of one part .7-8 of the, body 5 80 as claimed. centrall between two of the sections of the 'lhe inventio is fullydis closed in the fol; otheno saidparts, but the arrangement of u in lfig. 1;

- 40 n carrying ngy invention intoeli'ect, I c r p nding fa e-0n thebo lowing specification, of which the accomthese faces is immaterial, and it will also be panying drawing forms a part, in which understood that the exact shape of the outer i the separate parts of my improvement are body is also immaterial as any desired shape designated by 'suitablcreference characters ma be employed.

, in each of the views, and in which':-- 1th "a game device of the class described, :Fig- 1 is a sectional view through a dice It will be understood thatone of two of the made accordin to my invention; complete devices may be used, and in roll- Fig.2isa si eview of the structure shown ling one or two devices over a surface the a p y 6 within the outer body 5 ismovable F g. 3 is a plan view of the device shown Ind pendent of but with the body '5 and one in Figs. .1 and 2; and, of the silt faces of the body 6 when the body Y Fig. 4 is'a view similar to Fig. 1 but showfi ceases to roll. and etc s, one of the fl in a modification. 1 faces thereof will exten u wardly and a '05 8y 5 W111 be diprovide two ame devices or dice bodies rooted upwardly to a reater degree than.. 5 and B,- the dyt6- bein of the usual or. any other face, and int llS we in one comcube form .and' composed 0 any desired maplete. device twosimilar or ifierent char- 'terial, and on the six faces of which. are ar-- acters may be used, for example as" seen in ranged dotsor other characters desi nating 1 F lgt 2 of the drawing, thedice bod 6 has numerals 1 to 6 inclusive. The b0 '5, in the character 2. at the top thereof w ile the the constructionshown is substantia 1y cir- I dice body ,5 has the character 6 thereon. cular and of hollow formation to contain However it will be understood that the readthe body 0 therewithin and, in the construc: ings of the dice body 6' within twocomplete W tionshown, is composed of two similar or devices in itself may be used,'or characters substantially 'similarparts 7 and 8, eachart on the bod 5 of two of said devices, and in havingthree fiat circular-faces 9 on sac .of Fi 4 of t e drawing I have shown a m'odi which appears adot or a num r of dots .fie form of construction in which'thebody" six faces of the complete device. faces 9 c said parts are not provided with In the construction shown in Fig. 1 of characters or markings as in Figs. 1. to 8 designating the numerals 1 to 6 inclusive 5, or the arts 7 and 8 thereof, or the flat J on e inclusive, andwith this structure the dice body 6 only is employed. With this type Value in of construction, it will be understood that other characters or markings may be employed on the body having predetermined laying a particular game of dice or any other game in which the device herein shown and described will be suitable and applicable.

In the construction the drawing, it will also be noted that the function of the par'ts7 and 8 forms a pro- Jecting annulus 13 which diiferentiates from lar shape of scribed certain details of construction forcarrying my invention into effect, it will be understood that I am not necessarily limited to these details and various other changes in and modifications of the construction herein shown and described may be made, Within the scope without departing'from the spirit of my'invention or sacrificingits advantages.

Havii1g ..fully described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent; is:-

, faces upon which i piece being composed of separate parts, and

A game device comprising two game pieces one of said game pieces being hollow and composed ,of' substantially transparent material, the other game piece .being contained within the first named game piece and movable with respect thereto, the last named game piece having predetermined characters thereon visible through the first named game piece, andthe first named game piece having a plurality of flat external is adapted to rest. J

2. A game device comprising-two game pieces one of said game pieces beinghollow and composed of substantially transparent materiah'the other game piece being containedawithin the first named game piece and movable with respect thereto, the'last named game piece having predetermined characters thereon visible through the first named game piece, the first named game piecehaving a plurality of flat external faces upon which the first named game piece is adapted- -to-rest, the first named game shown in Fig. 4 of of the appended claims,

the firstnamed game piece said separate parts being of substantially similar form.

3. A game pieces one of said game pieces being hollow and composed of substantially transparent material, the other, game piece being .con-

tained within the first named game piece device comprising two game.

and movable with respect thereto, the last named game piece having predetermined characters thereon visible through the first named game piece, the first named game piece having a plurality faces uponwhich the first. named game piece is adapted to rest, the first named game piece being composed of separate parts, said'separate parts being of substantially similar form, and the flat surfaces of the firstnamed game piece hav'ng characters'thereon.

4: A dice game piece comprising two dice bides,

parent material and hollow, and the other dice body being contained in and movable in the first named bod 5. A dice game piece comprising two dice bodies, one of said bodies being of dice form and composed of substantially transparent material and hollow, and the other dice body being contained in and movable in the first named body, ingconiposed of separateparts of substan tially similar form and construction.

65 A hollow game piece of the class described composed of separate parts secured,

together to form a chamber there-within, the outer surface of the game piece having a plurality of fiat faces, said game piece being composed of transparent material, and the inner faces ofthe separate parts of the game piece beingcharacterized 7. game device comprising a substantially spherical and hollow body composed of transpa rent material, the outer peripheral face of said body having a plurality of %at faces to form of said body, a dice memer. Y

8. A game tially spherical device comprising a substanand hollow body composed of transparent material, the periphery ofsaid body having a plurality of flat faces to form of said body, a .dice member, and

' another dice member mounted in said body and movable with respect to the several flat faces thereof, said dice being adaptedto rest onone of the ,Hat faces of said body when such face rests upon a surface.

- In testimony that I claim the foregoing as my invention 24th; day of. Nov. 1925.

EDWARD K. MADAN.

one of said bodies being of diceform and composed of substantially trans-- I have signed my name this of fiat external I and said first named body be-

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Classifications
U.S. Classification273/146, D21/373
International ClassificationA63F9/04
Cooperative ClassificationA63F2009/0493, A63F9/0413
European ClassificationA63F9/04C