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Phedon J Tsiknopoulos, Roger H Sweet: Figure with rotatable torso and vertically swinging arms. Mattel, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, Daniel F Sullivan, November 18, 1986: US04623318 (34 worldwide citation)

An animated figure toy (10) includes an upper torso (14) provided with a pair of arms (22) articulately mounted for relative movement thereto upward toward the plane of the shoulders by centrifugal force, as the upper torso is rotated relative to a lower torso (16) upon which it is mounted, by means ...


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Larry H Renger, Roger H Sweet: Animated figure toy having plural heads and moveable arms. Mattel, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, April 1, 1986: US04579543 (12 worldwide citation)

An animated figure toy (10) includes an upper torso (14) provided with a pair of heads (18, 19) and a pair of arms (20, 21) rotatably fixed to shoulder portions (24, 26) by spring assembly (27, 28). The arms may be pulled back and released so as to strike the head on the opposite side of the upper t ...


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Animated figure toy. Mattel, March 31, 1976: GB1430513-A (11 worldwide citation)

1430513 Toys MATTEL INC 18 July 1974 [22 Aug 1973] 31822/74 Heading A6S A toy comprises a transporter in combination with a doll, &c. having at least one limb, the transporter having a movable part, either the movable part of the transporter or the limb having a surface provided with a pile fabric h ...


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Ronald H MacBain: Animated figure toy. Mattell, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, Daniel F Sullivan, June 16, 1987: US04673367 (10 worldwide citation)

An animated figure toy having a lower torso with a trunnion member coupled for rotatable movement, the trunnion including hinge couplers connectable to mating hinge portions on the interior of front and rear halves of the upper torso. A spring is positioned beneath the trunnion for coaction with an ...


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Ronald L Torres: Animated figure toy. Mattel, Ronald Goldman, Melvin Klein, Daniel Sullivan, April 7, 1987: US04655725 (10 worldwide citation)

A figure toy having an upper torso with an arm member pivotally coupled to the shoulder portion thereof, the arm member being hollow and including therein a rotatable assembly having a bevel gear at the shoulder area and a connector adjacent the wrist portion for connection to one of a plurality of ...


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Larry H Renger: Animated figure toy having a moveable torso and articulating jaw. Mattel, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, December 24, 1985: US04560362 (8 worldwide citation)

An animated figure toy (10) includes an upper torso (14) made of transparent material and a lower torso (16) rotatably secured together. The upper torso is provided with a neck opening (30) in which a hollow head is rotatably mounted. The hollow head includes a jaw (19) articulately mounted thereon ...


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Maurer Donald John: Animated figure toy. Mattel, Shirk Max E, December 30, 1975: US3928932 (8 worldwide citation)

A toy figure representative of the various types of individuals that may be employed in any number of play situations. The toy figure is generally comprised of a movable upper torso and a stationary lower torso. In one embodiment, the upper torso is rotatably actuated by externally coupled means. In ...


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Richard G Garza, Pinhas Sayegh, James R Bjorklund: Eye-moving mechanism for a figure toy. Mattel, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, L L Hallacher, December 24, 1985: US04560363 (7 worldwide citation)

An animated figure toy (10) includes a head (14) in which a pendulum (26) is swingably mounted for reciprocating a cam follower (48) to blink eyelids (60, 62) and simultaneously move eyeballs (68, 70) from side to side.


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William J Kelley, Mark Wittenberg: Motion delay mechanism for animated figure toy. Mattel, Ronald M Goldman, Melvin A Klein, Daniel F Sullivan, April 14, 1987: US04657518 (7 worldwide citation)

A motion delay mechanism is disclosed which can be mounted within the torso of an animated figure toy having articulated arms. A spring is used to rotate the arms and a governor is incorporated into the mechanism for the purpose of delaying movement of the arms.


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Sapkus Jurgis, Lewis J Lewis, Piurkowsky Stephen W, Cleveland Dale P: Manually-manipulated animated figure toy. Mattel, Shirk Max E, King Stephen L, December 10, 1974: US3852911 (6 worldwide citation)

A puppet is supported by a rigid, hollow member in which a puppet-manipulating rod is slideably and rotatably mounted for selectively moving different puppet limbs in accordance with the axial position of the rod and the direction of rotation thereof.