ApplicationNo. 07/140692 filed on 01/04/1988
US Classes:446/353, Motive-power means intrinsic to figure40/414, Electromotor operated446/301, Eye, eyelid, or mouth movement446/330, Having mechanism or manipulatable means to move figure or figure portion446/354Human figure having movably attached arm or leg portion moved by motive power means
ExaminersPrimary: Hafer, Robert A.
Assistant: Rimell, Sam
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA63H 3/48 (20060101)
A63H 3/00 (20060101)
AbstractA driving mechanism for an animated toy includes a head having a movable mouth, a plurality of shafts having first ends and second ends connected to the limb and the head of the toy, a driving body securing thereon the shafts and a motor, an oscillating piece rotatably attached to the driving body and having a top hole engaging therin one of the first ends, a plurality of side holes each of which is capable of engaging therein another first end and a bottom hole, and a driving piece driven by the motor and having a protrusion which is eccentrical to the shaft of the motor and engages in the bottom hole such that when the motor is energized, the protrusion will oscillate the oscillating piece and in turn oscillate the shafts which in turn oscillate the limb and the head.