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Yasushi Matsuyama, Koichi Sasagawa: Pivotable running toy. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, March 21, 1989: US04813906 (133 worldwide citation)

A running toy having a chassis with a plurality of pivotably connected portions and a power source for moving the chassis over a surface including uneven portions and obstructions. Each of the pivotably connected portions of the chassis has mounted thereon gears which engage the gears on an adjacent ...


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Takao Kubo: Single channel remote controlled toy having multiple outputs. Tomy Kogyo Co, Herb Boswell, March 31, 1987: US04654659 (49 worldwide citation)

A remote control toy includes a remote housing and a main housing. The remote housing has a transmitter and a signal generator associated with the transmitter. A plurality of function switches govern the signal generator. The transmitter outputs a signal which is encoded by the signal generator to r ...


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Shoji Ozawa: Extendable hand amusement device. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, August 21, 1984: US04466649 (49 worldwide citation)

In a mechanical hand amusement device there is provided a handle with a movable grip member joined to an elongated arm, and a hand member having a fixed thumb and four flexible finger members joined to a shaft housed within and capable of moving along the length of the elongated arm. A spring, one e ...


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Yousuke Shimizu, Ichirou Ishikawa: Vocal game apparatus. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, September 13, 1988: US04770416 (45 worldwide citation)

A vocal game apparatus records arbitrary sounds and messages from game players. These recorded sounds correspond to input switches, which are different colors and contain a lamp for lighting. Players respond to the reproduced player recorded messages and the lighting of the lamps of the input switch ...


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Masami Furukawa: Robot-like toy vehicle. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, June 16, 1987: US04673371 (44 worldwide citation)

A robot-like toy vehicle is provided, including: a self-propelled base having a power source; a housing for reciprocally rotating relative to the base; a pair of arms mounted on opposite sides of the housing for swinging movement; a support attached to the base within the housing; a head mounted on ...


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Masaki Ikeda: Self-righting vehicle with means for locking drive wheel. Tomy Kogyo Co, K H Boswell, May 27, 1986: US04591346 (42 worldwide citation)

A toy vehicle having a chassis and a plurality of wheels mounted on the chassis includes a wind up motor which is connected to at least one of the wheels. At least one detent is located in association with the wheel which is connected to the wind up motor. A member is mounted on the vehicle which is ...


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Michiya Ohashi: Light projecting toy musical box. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, August 15, 1989: US04858079 (41 worldwide citation)

A light projecting toy musical box projects a light pattern which is synchronized with musical sound generated by an acoustic mechanism. The projected light patterns are formed by providing a lamp within a base and rotatably mounting a dome over the lamp and substantially on top of the base. The dom ...


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Hiroshi Sano: Jumping rail. Tomy Kogyo Co, Staas & Halsey, June 13, 1978: US04094089 (41 worldwide citation)

A jumping rail to be positioned within a trackway having a base, a platform defining a path and mounted to pivot with respect to the base between a first position wherein the platform is aligned with the base to permit a vehicle after passing over the platform to continue travelling along the trackw ...


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Toyotsugu Ogasawara: Transfer mechanism intended for use in toys. Tomy Kogyo Co, Edward D O Brian, December 12, 1978: US04128964 (40 worldwide citation)

A toy in which so-called "ball people"--figurines which are capable of rolling along an inclined surface--are transferred from one location to another in such a way as to amuse a child can be constructed so as to include a composite of several transfer mechanisms serving as a unitary transfer mechan ...


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Makoto Saito: Self-powered toy vehicle chassis and automatically interchangeable bodies. Tomy Kogyo Co, Edward D O Brian, February 26, 1980: US04189864 (40 worldwide citation)

A self-powered toy vehicle chassis adapted to removably receive a plurality of different types of bodies, such as a dump truck and a fork lift. A body receiving and dispensing support is provided which, when the toy vehicle chassis passes through carrying a removable body, lifts the body off the cha ...