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Publication numberUS1466476 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication date28 Aug 1923
Filing date2 Jun 1921
Priority date2 Jun 1921
Publication numberUS 1466476 A, US 1466476A, US-A-1466476, US1466476 A, US1466476A
InventorsMankey William A
Original AssigneeMankey William A
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Toy vehicle of the tricycle type
US 1466476 A
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Aug. 28, 1923. 1,466.476

w. A. MANKEY TOY VEHICLE OF THE TRICYCLE TYPE I Filed June 2, 1921 Patented Aug. 28, 1923.



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/ Application filed June 2,


7 State of Virginia, has invented certain new and useful Improvements in a Toy Vehicle of the Tricycle Type, of'which the following is specification.

This invention relatesto a toy vehicle of the tricycle type and the primary object of the invention is'not only to provide a device of this character from the use of which both amusement and beneficial exercise may be obtained but to supply a vehicle whose travel when in use will be limited to av circumscribed area, thus, obviating the likelihood of the user of the vehicle becoming injured through collision with objects, such as furniture and the like. Y

Another object of the invention is to pro vide an inexpensive yet, durable connection between the traction wheel and the vehicle 7 body.

A still further object of the invention is to provide a toy vehicle of the character described which though simple in construction andtherefore, inexpensive of manuacture is strong and durable for use.

lVith these are other subjects in view, the invention resides in the novel combination and arrangement of parts which will be here inafter described and claimed.

The preferred embodiment of the inven tion has been illustrated in the accompanied drawing, although no restriction is necessarily made to the details of construction therein shown, as changes, alterations and modifications within the scope of the claims may be resorted to if desired.

in the accompanying drawing:

Figure l is a perspective view of a toy vehicle constructed in accordance with the invention. 7

Figure 2 is a longitudinal sectional View through the vehicle.

. Figure 3 is a-detail sectional view on the line 33 of Figure l.

Referring now to the drawing in detail the letter A designates a. toy vehicle which when constructed in accordance with my invention includes a body portion which is in the nature of an elongated frame. The frame is cur ed at its forward end 5 and has residing at 1921. Serial 1104474529.

its side rails 6 connected at the rear end of the frame by a cross bar 7.

Arranged between the side rails 6 of the frame and connected thereto many suitable manner is a chair, or seat 8.

Secured to the side of the vehicle body, or

frame adjacent the cross bar 7 are small wheels 9 which are adapted to serve as ground wheels and act as a support for the rear end of the vehicle.

A bolt 10 has the threaded portion of its shank arranged within an opening in the curved portion 5 of the frame and is secured in said opening by'means of spaced nuts 11 on the threaded portion of the shankof the bolt. The nuts 11 are arranged upon opposite sides of the curved portion 5 of the frame so that the bolt which is intended to serve as an axle is in a plane parallel with the longitudinal centre line of the frame. The smooth portion of the shank of the bolt 10 passes through a sleeve 12 nature of an axle boxing and is mounted Within a centrally located opening in a disc,

or traction wheel which is intended torotate upon the bolt 107and act as a support for the forward end of the vehicle body.

Secured to the traction wheel 13 is a hand rail 14 by means of which the occupant of the seat, or chair 8 may cause the wheel 13 to turn on the bolt 10 and thus, cause the vehicle to travel in the circumscribed area for the amusement of the occupant of the seat 8., i

From the foregoing. description taken in,

connection withaccompanying drawings will be obvious that an inexpensive toy vehlcle has been provided which is capable of affording both amusement and beneficial exercise to young children.

Having thus described the invention what is claimed as new is;

1. In a toy vehicle, a frame, a seat. ground wheels adjacent the rear end of said frame,

an axleextending beyond the other end of said frame, a traction wheel carried by said axle, disposed at right angles to said frame and a hand rail on said traction wheel.

2. In a toy vehicle, an elongated frame. aseat carried by said frame, wheels on said frame adjacent rear end, a bolt extending beyond the forward end of said frame a traction wheel rotatably mounted on said Q v I 1,466,476

bolt and supporting the forward end of bolt extending beyond the forward end of said frame, and a hand rail on said tracsaidframe,atractionwhee1rotatablymounttion Wheel. ed on said bolt and supporting the forward 10 V In a key vehie1e,- anelongat'ed frame,.' end of said frame, andn hand rail on said having a curved forward end and? straight traction Wheel. rear end, and a seat carried by said frame, In testimony whereof I affix my signature. Wheels on said'fmme adjacent, rear end; a Y 1 WILLIAM A.,1NIANKEY

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U.S. Classification472/26
International ClassificationA63G1/00, A63G1/16
Cooperative ClassificationA63G1/16
European ClassificationA63G1/16