ApplicationNo. 778085 filed on 12/12/1991
US Classes:273/285, Collapsible board (e.g., folding)206/315.1, FOR A SPORT IMPLEMENT, EXERCISE DEVICE, OR GAME206/472, BOOK-TYPE COVER WITH ATTACHED ARTICLE RETAINER206/473Diverse retainers for one or more articles
ExaminersPrimary: Layno, Benjamin H.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesA63F 003/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1989-06-13 FR
AbstractTable game board forming a book-shaped box is provided with a game board, a panel forming a base of the book-shaped box, a receptacle adjacent to the game board having four sides cooperating with the panel to form a container capable of storing game pieces, and a band connecting one of the plurality of elements to the panel. The game board includes a plurality of folds and at least one cut dividing the game board into a plurality of elements to permit the game board, when the plurality of elements are folded one upon the other, to have substantially the same dimensions of the panel. The panel, the band and the folded plurality of elements forming the book-shaped box, with the panel forming one cover of the hook-shaped box, the band forming a back panel of the book-shaped box, and the folded plurality of elements forming another cover of the book-shaped box. The panel has a thickness which is substantially equal to that of the folded plurality of elements. The game board provides for all games requiring a board in the form of a book or other similar shape, by making the board an element of the box.