US 2384040 A
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Sept. 4, 1945. G. H. MILLER FOLDABLE CRIBBAGE BOARD Filed Feb. 17, 1944' Geo/ye IjjV/V/er; I
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1 Claim. (Cl. 23590) The presentinvention relates to new and useful boards 5 and 6 so that the adjacent ends of the improvements in tally boards or scoring devices of boards are spaced apart and so as to provide mara typein which pegs are inserted into holes in ginal edges 9-for the covers extending around the the board for scoring points in the playing of outer sides and ends of the boards. games, such as for example in the game of Crib- 5 The margins, at the sides and outer ends of the bage. boards are provided with stitching ID to secure the An important object of the present invention is inner and outer covers together.
to provide a Cribbage board composed of foldable The inner and outer covers I and 8 are also conv sections to produce a compact device which may nected adjacent the inner ends of the boards 5 be easily carried in a persons pocket, when not in 10 and 6 by single rows of stitching ii and I2, reuse. spectively, extending transversely of the covers A further p tant object of the invention is and between the rows of stitching u and I2 is to improve the appearance of the device by ena transverse row of Stitching l3 also connectin closing the rigid sections which compose the board the inner and outer covers to provide a plurality in leather or other flexible covering and to proof pockets H which are open at each side edge of vide the sections of the covering, adjacent their the board.
free ends, wth fastening devices and by means of The pockets at each side of the board are sep- Which the d e y be m ta n d in s folded arated by a row of stitching l5 which extends in position. a directional longitudinally with respect to the st ther ject of the invention is to p board whereby to provide individual pockets at Vide a plurality o pockets in the reg on of the fold each side edge of the board and into which pegs line of the sections of the game board and in (not shown) may be removably inserted. Which the p s used for indicating the score may Each of the boards 5 and 6 is provided with a be conveniently carriedplurality of openings l6 arranged in rows in ac- An additional obje t is o provide an article of eordance with the conventional form of Cribbage tionI which is neat and attractive in appearance, ()penngs l1 hich register with the openings l6 relatively inexpensive to manufacture and others th t the pegs used in keeping the score may be is We a ap d for the p p Wh'eh the inserted through the openings ll of the cover into Substantially on the line of Figure when the same is in its open position and when Referring now to the drawing in detailwherein not in use the board may be folded into a compact for purpose Of illustration I have disclosed form for conveniently carrying the same.
a preferred embodiment of the invention the It is believed the details of construction and memis 5 8nd 3 designate a P of elongated relamanner of use and advantages of the device will tiVely thin boards OOhstructed of Wood other be readily understood from the foregoing without suitable material. the boards being of dupl cate further detailed explanation construction and of substantially rectangular Having t described the invention, what 1 form with one end of each board rounded. as claim Shown t0 advantage in Figure 1 0f the drawihg- A game score board comprising a plurality of The boards 5 and 8 are secured in DOstion beelongated rigid bOard sections, said sections being tween inner and outer covers I and 8, the covers arranged in spaced apart end t end l ti pr fe a ly e g constructed of leather or other flexible strips of material covering the opposite suitable flexible material and the covers are of sides of the sections, said sections and one of said an area in excess of the combined areas ofthe c ver trips havin registering openings, the mart s character of le and practical tr Board and the inner cover 1 is also provided with semeisintehdedthe openings iii of the board in a manner as will Other objects and advantages reside in the debe e t, tails of construction as more fully hereinafter desince th covers I d a are 0f flexible material scribed and claimed, reference being had to the t same may b folded 1 th transverse line ccompanyin r win f mi p r h r f. l3 with the inner cover I innermost and the inwherein like numerals refer to like parts throughner cover provided adjacent it en edges with cut and in Wh male and female snap fasteners l8 and I9 adapted re 1 s a p w S owing the g board for engagement with each other to secure the in p p t board in its folded position.
Figure 2 is a side elevational view-thereof. From t foregoing it will b apparent that the e 3 is a fragmentary sectional View taken Cribbage board may be used in its usual manner a row of stitching closing the inner ends of the pockets, said cover material being foldable along one of said transverse rows of stitching to position the board sections one upon the other, and separable fastening devices carried by the cover material for securing the same in folded position.
GEORGE H. LDLLER.