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Publication numberUS810900 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 30, 1906
Filing dateDec 2, 1904
Priority dateDec 2, 1904
Publication numberUS 810900 A, US 810900A, US-A-810900, US810900 A, US810900A
InventorsHenry Foster Bartlett
Original AssigneeHenry Foster Bartlett
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Flexible toy-hanger.
US 810900 A
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No. 810,900. I PATENT-ED JAN. 30, 1906- H. P. BARTLETT.




Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented Jan. 30, 1906.

Application filed December 2. 1904. Serial No. 235,198.

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, HENRY FOSTER BART- LETT, a citizen of the United States, residing in the city of Hamilton, in the county of ent- I being thrown on the floor by the child.

The device consists of a curved flexible rod or wire, preferably of No. 9 Wire, but not limited to that particular size. One end of the said rod is bent in nine bends to form two horizontals and four uprights, all connected so as to make a spring-clamp to be pushed on the back of chair and beheld thereto without any other fastening, the spring in the wire being sufiicient to hold it to the chair. The horizontal clamp portion will be about three inches long and the uprights two inches, that size being sufiicient to hold the rod to the chair. The rod is curved upward from the clamp portion to the extreme outer end, which terminates in a hook for the purpose of receiving a yoke, which is hung on the hook by a ring fastened to a small chain attached to the said yoke. The outer ends of the yoke terminate in hooks, upon which are hung dolls, spoons, or other bright articles which will arrest the attention of the child and amuse it for hours at a time while the mother or nurse is engaged withv household duties.

I attain this object by the mechanism illustrated in the accompanying drawings, in which Figure 1 is a perspective view of the toyhanger detached from a chair. Fig. 2 is a front View of the yoke detached. Fig. 3 is a perspective view of the hanger and yoke attached to the back of a chair. Fig. 4: is a perspective view of a chair with hanger and yoke attached and baby in the chair playing with the articles hung on the yoke-hooks.

In the drawings, a is the spring-rod t0y-' hanger; 5, its horizontal sides; 0, its vertical.

sides, formed either in single pieces joined together or bent in the form shown to make a spring-clamp by which to fasten it to the back of a chair, the clamp portion being sprung over the back of achair, as OZ. (Shown atFigs. 3 and 4.)

e is the hook formed in the outer end of the rod to receive a ring f, attached to a chain 9, which in turn is secured to a yoke h, having a hook at each end, respectively, as shown.

1' j are articles, such as a doll and spoon, calculated to amuse a child, hung on the hooks M of the yoke h.

The device has been practically tested and found to work admirably in amusing young children, at the same time allowing the mother or nurse ample time to attend to other duties.

Having thus described my device and its advantages, what I claim as my invention, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is

A flexible toy-hanger formed of one piece of spring-steel wire, the upper part bent in circular form with a hook at the extremity, the

central part vertical, the bottom part bent first

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International ClassificationA63H33/00
Cooperative ClassificationA63H33/006
European ClassificationA63H33/00F