Sound and light effects ball structure

  • US 6,251,035 B1
  • Filed: 07/23/1999
  • Issued: 06/26/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/23/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An inflatable toy ball having sound and light effects comprising:

  • a) a translucent outer ball skin in the shape of a prolate spheroid with pointed, opposite first ends;

    b) a translucent, inflatable inner bladder located within the outer ball skin, the inflatable inner bladder having a prolate spheroid shape with pointed, opposite second ends, the inflatable inner bladder bounding an interior;

    c) an elongated, flat suspending strap suspended in the interior, attached to and extending between the opposite second ends;

    d) a sound and light emitting device mounted on the suspended strap and located in a central portion of the interior such that the sound and light emitting device is movable relative to the inner bladder; and

    e) an air inflation hole through the outer ball skin and the inner bladder to enable the inner bladder to be inflated with air.

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