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Publication numberUS1618772 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 22, 1927
Filing dateMar 1, 1926
Priority dateMar 1, 1926
Publication numberUS 1618772 A, US 1618772A, US-A-1618772, US1618772 A, US1618772A
InventorsMerseburger Gustave J
Original AssigneeMerseburger Gustave J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Two-faced doll
US 1618772 A
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Feb. 22, 1921 G. J. MERSEBURGER TWO-FAGED DOLL Filed March 1, 1926 II/I19 mv ENTbR G- llys'imebwyer 20, Figure 3 is a sectional elevational view of around its open edge, a weighted rim 24L Patented Feb. 22.1927. p V I 1,618,772




Application filed March 1, 1926. Serial No. 91,403.

The main object of this invention is to The cap is rigidly mounted on the ends of provide a dolls head having a double face, the spindle 14c, which latter has nuts 17 one at the back of the article and one at the secured thereon, said nuts being preferably front, and a cap which serves as a hood and covered by ribbon rosettes, as illustrated in 5 is adapted to cover one of the faces. This Figure 1. The spindle passes diametrically dolls head may be applied to the body of a across the bottom or open end of the hemi- :37

doll or may be mounted upon a base or spherical hood 15, and to said spindle, a

pedestal to serve as an advertising medium. vertically extending stem 19' is fixed. At

Another object is to provide a head having the upper end of the stem 19, a weight 20 is a double face, either one of which may be provided. This weight is adapted to swing covered by a tiltable hood. Within the hollow chamber 21 of the dolls 0 The above and other objects will become head and cause the hood when it has passed apparent in the description below, in which dead center, to swing to a position of rest characters of reference refer to like-named and cover alternately either of the faces 11 parts in the drawing. or 12. In Figure 4, a modified type of hood Referring briefly to the drawing, Figure 1 is shown. This modified type of hood 22 65 is a side elevational View of the article. is hemi-spherical in outline, open at the bot- Figure 2 is a front elevational View of the tom, is provided with openings 23 thru Which game ith parts in tion, the spindle 14 is adapted to pass, and

the preferred type of hood used on the dolls is formed which tapers toward its smallest h ad, dimensions at a position where the openings Figures sand 5 are different modifications 23 re formed. In Figure 5, still another of hoods, form ofhood is shown. This hood 2 5 is 25 Referring in detail to the drawing, the helm-spherical and at its axis, a cup 26 pronumeral 10 indicates the base of a dolls .jects inwardly.' The cup-shaped portion is head, which when used with the body of a filled with lead or some other weight-giving doll, may serve as the neck, or when the material 27 for the purpose of serving as a article is used as an advertising or display means for tilting the hood to cause it to fall 30 m dium, may serve as the base upon which and conceal one of the faces when said hood the article is mounted. 'A hollow member of is rotated pastdead center. a material is mounted on the base 10 and is The article may be used either as provid substantially spherical in form, having oping a head for a doll or'as an advertising posing somewhat flat sides upon one side of display element. These faces 11 and 12 are which the image of a normal face 11 may be alternately concealedfrom view by the hood, cast and diametrically opposite, a weeping which is applied to the same. When any face 12 may be formed, as illustrated in Fig of the hoods is rotated slightly past dead ure 1. Centrally between these faces, a pair center, they fall in the same direction and of openings are formed in the wall 13 of the rotate to the position shown in Figure 1, 40 head, one on'each side of the faces and thru cOmpletely concealing one face and disclosthese openings, which are mutually aligned, ing the opposite one. The weight member, a spindle 14. is passed. 'The'spindle serves such as that indicated by the numeral 27 as a supporting element for a hemi-spherical may project partly into member 15 thru an cap 15 which fits over and covers one entire opening and have an outside projecting head face when the cap is angularly supported, as such as indicated in Figure 5.

illustrated in Figure 1. The cap shoulders It is to be noted that certain changes may upon .a fluted portion 16 of the base 10 and be made, in form and construction without extends angularly upward, alternately coverdeparting from the spirit and scope of the ing or uncovering either one of the faces. invention.

I claim VCPlllL'Ellly from said spindle, and a weight In a device of the class described, a head mounted at the upper end of said stein for having opposing faces, said head being holimbalnneing the hood when the latter is tilted 1 low, a spindle mounted rotulahly in said off dead eeniei-npon theliead. head, a hemispherical hood supported on In testimony whereof I aflix my signature.

said spindle, said spindle being rigid and rotatable with said hood, in stem extending GUSTAVE J. MERSEBURGER.

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U.S. Classification446/321, 446/351
International ClassificationA63H3/00, A63H3/12
Cooperative ClassificationA63H3/12
European ClassificationA63H3/12