Transformable toy

CAFC
  • US 8,500,508 B2
  • Filed: 06/23/2010
  • Issued: 08/06/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/20/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A toy comprising a main body element and at least one first moveable element associated with said main body element and moveable with respect thereto from a first position adjacent said main body element in which the toy is rollable along a playing surface containing a metal or magnetic material, to a second position in which at least a portion of said first moveable element has moved away from said main body element and the toy is not rollable along the playing surface, said at least one first moveable element being permanently biased toward said second position, and being provided with catch means co-operable with moveable releasable latch means in said main body element to maintain at least one said first moveable element in said first position until said latch means is released, wherein said releasable latch means is provided with a magnet, whereby said releasable latch means is moveable out of engagement with said catch by attraction to said playing surface, whereby a rolling of the toy along the playing surface ceases when said latch means is moved out of engagement with said catch.

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