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June4, 146.
L. H. ECKHARDT
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BABY STROLLER
Filed Jun>e 21, 1944
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Patented June 4, l946
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UNITED STATES’ PATENT omen
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'BABY STROLLER
Louis H. Eckhardt, St. Petersburg, Fla.
' Application'June 21, 1944, Serial No. 541,379
4 Claims. (01. 280—41)
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This invention relates to a combination baby '
The herein described invention was designed
“stroller” and high chair whichmay be quickly
folded with ‘one hand into'a compact package
fora general utility go-cart- or stroller so“con~
structed that it may be set up or folded with one
hand by a person holding a child, and therefore
which may be carried like a hand bag.
Another object of the invention is to provide a
not having the use of the other hand, and which
when folded, automatically locks itself into a
combination “stroller” and chair which folds into ‘
a substantially square package.
Another object of the invention is to provide
a combination stroller and chair which may be
folded outward and downward instead of in com
mon scissor manner.
compact, relatively small package, which requires
little room in crowded and close quarters such as
w
Another object of the invention is to provide
a combined go-cart and chair which may be
stores, busses, cars etc. and for storage purposes.
Also when folded it may readily be carried as a
hand bag and which also provides a stool upon
which an adult may sit.
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In the accompanying drawings I indicates my
quickly folded with one hand, and which auto
improved stroller or go-cart which comprises a
matically locks itself in such folded position, the 15 seat 2, a back 3, a handle 4, legs 5, 6, 1 and 8, a
lock being manually thrown open.
foot rest 9, and wheels H], H, l2, and I3, and side
A further object of the invention is to provide a
go-cart which may be folded to form a stool for
an adult.
arms I4 and I5.
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A still further object of the invention is to pro
vide a foldable go-cart of standard formation
when opened up for use, in order that it may be
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The seat 2 is supported upon side frame mem
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bers l6 and I‘! to which the front legs Sand 1
are rigidly‘?xed and connected by brace mem
bers. l8 and I9. A cross brace 20 also connects
the said side frame members.
equipped with the conventional back drop and
adjustable foot rest for a sleeping child.
The back of the chair or seat consists of a pair
of side uprights 2| connected by a cross bar 22
With the above and such other objects in view 25 spaced somewhat above the lower terminals 23
as may hereinafter more fully appear, I have in
and 24 of said uprights; These terminals are
vented the device shown in the accompanying
connected by a ‘cross pivot bar 25, which have
drawings in which: '
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swingingly mounted thereon a pair of spaced
Figure 1' is a side elevational view‘ of my de
apart release bars 26 and 21, the purpose of which
30 will presently be explained. ‘
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Figure 2 is a sectional view taken on line 2-2
The ends of the bar 25 are ?xedly carried in
of vFigure 1.
‘ the rear ends 28 of the frame ‘members l6 and H,
Figure 3 is a front elevational view.
Figure 4 is a rear elevational view of the de
and between which ends and said terminals: 23
and 24 swing metal straps 2'9 and 30, as best seen
35 in Figure 4, which are ?xed to the upper'ends
vice.
Figure 5 is a sectional view taken on line 5--5
3| and 32 of the rear legs 6 and 8, thus providing
pivotal movement of said legs.
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of Figure 4.
Figure 6 is a sectional view taken on the line
6--6 of Figure 5.
‘ Adjacent the lower ends of the rear legs 6 and
8, an axle member 33 is carried and onv the outer
Figure 7 is a sectional view on line l—'! of 40 ends of which the rear Wheels l2 and" I3 are
Figure 5.
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mounted.
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Figure 8 is a sectional view taken on line 8—8
A. look release bar 34 is slidably supported in
of Figure 1.
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the longitudinal slots 35 and 36 of the frame
Figure 9 is a fragmentary perspective view of a
members I6 and l‘! and has its end 31 bent at
45 right angles to form a hand crank for manipu;
part of the operating mechanism.
Figure 10 is a detail perspective view of a hinge
lating this bar, upon which is mounted a pair of
and lock mechanism.
spaced apart leaves or '?ange members 38 and
Figure 11 is a side elevational view of the de
39 against which the ?ngers 40 and 4|, ?xed to
vice shown folded.
the free ends of the members 26 and 21 normally
50 seat. The extreme ends of said last members
Figure 12 is a rear elevation of Figure 11.
Figure 13 is a top plan View of Figure 11.
bearing against the bar 34 to hold the same
Figure 14 is a sectional view taken on the line
against slidable movement and thus hold the‘ go-V
Ill-l 4 of Figure 12, and
cart in locked position.
_ Figure 15 is a sectional View taken on the line
Pivotally mounted on the outer ends of mem
15-15 of Figure 11.
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ber 34; are the lower ends of brace links 44 and
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adult because of the compact, sturdy arrange
45, the upper ends of which are pivotally con
nected to spacer blocks 46 and 41 ?xed to the
ment of the device when folded. Attached to
the rung 85 of the arm 58, which rung, when
the device is folded, assumes a horizontal posi
tion, is one end of a strap 86, having a snap
81 for engagement with a link 88 carried by the
opposite rung 89. This strap is adapted to hold
frame members 2|. Depending centrally from
the members 44 and 45 are links 48 and 49,
to the lower ends of which are pivotally con
nected the inner ends 50 and 5|, and 52 and 53,
of brace links 54 and 55, and 56 and 51, respec
tively. The outer ends of links 54 and 55 are
a child in the cart and also forms a handle for
carrying the device when folded. -
pivoted to“ the“ legs 5 and 6, respectively, and
When the device is in its folded position, as
shown in Figure 11 of the drawings it is only
necessary to turn crank 31 to the right for re
leasing leaves 38 and 39 whereupon the locking
bars 26 and 21 can be disengaged from rod 34
62 pivotally mounted upon straps63 and 64, re-' 15 for releasing the mechanism and permitting the
raisingof the back of the device which action
spectively, projecting outwardly from the upper
permits‘
the said-lock bars to again function and
ends of elements 2 i.
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lock'the parts in rigid operation as a go-cart.
Pivotally attached to members 6| and 62 are
The handle member, when raised automatically
latches 65 and 66 having arcuate terminals
adapted to slide‘ over the catch elements 61 20 locks to that position.
the links 56~and 51 have their outcrlends pivoted
to the legs ‘I and 8 respectively. Chair arms
58 and 59 are carried by the brace members 44
and 45.
A handle member 60 has its side bars 6| and
and 68 projecting from“ the upper edge of the
1. A’st'roller having a seat, front leg‘ means
back wall 69, automatically locking the member
60 in operative position upon'being raised. A
depending therefrom, wheels for the front leg
means, rear leg means pivoted to the seat and
cord or cable ‘H1 is passed through eyes 42' and
has its lower ends secured to the elements 65 25 normally extending downwardly and rearwardly
with respect thereto, wheels carried by the rear
and 66 in order that both latches may be simul
leg means, a back rising from the seat, a pivotal
taneously raised by drawingupon the central
mounting of the rear leg means enabling .the
portion of member '10.
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same to be moved forwardly past the vertical,
Mounted upon the free ends of bars 26 and
21 are leaf springs ‘Hand 12, (see Figures 5, 6 30 and the back being pivoted to the seat to be folded
downwardly so that its normally upper edge will
and 9) which, when'the go-ca'rt‘ is in operative
engage the ground.
position, bear against the cross brace 20 to retain
2. A stroller having a seat, front leg means
the bars 26 and 21 in engagement with the leaves
38 and 39, respectively, to maintain the go-cart
depending therefrom, wheels for the front leg
rod 34 is rotated by its crank handle 31 the
leaves 38 and 39 thereon will be disengaged from
said bars 26 and 21 allowingithe rod 34 and brace
normally extending‘downwardly and rearwardly
in a set-up position. However, when the said 35 means, rear leg means pivoted to the seat and
with respect thereto, wheels carried by the rear
leg means, a back rising from the seat, a pivotal
mounting of the rear leg means enabling the same
members 44 and 45 to slide rearwardly with the
rod 34 moving in the slots 35 and 36, of ‘said 40 to be moved forwardly past the vertical, and the
back being pivoted to the seat to be folded down
side frame elements I6. and 1], respectively. This
wardly so that its normally upper edge will en
action causes said members 44 land 45 to push
gage the ground, brace links operatively connect
down upon thelinks 48 and .49 depressing the
ed to the back and to the seat, brace links pivot
inner ends of the links 54. and 55, and 56' and
51, thus drawing in the inclined rear legs 6 and 45 allyconnected to the forward legs, brace links
pivotally connected to the rear legs, and links
8 toward the ?xed legs 5 and 1.. Before this ac
pivotally connected to the ?rst mentioned brace
tion has taken place, the handle member 60,
links and pivotally connected to the second and
together with the cable 19,.has been gripped by
the user which action raises-the latches 65 and I I third brace links, so that the back and legs will
66 which‘permits the handleimember 4 to swing 50 be supported and will also be foldable in unison.
3. A stroller having a seat, front leg ‘means
depending therefrom, wheels for the front leg
means, rear leg meanspivoted to the seat and
down against the, rear of 1 the: backf69, when the .
handlemember- 60 will .be automatically caught
and held in fastened position'b‘y a spring catch
'l4,carriedbymember22.' 1
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The axle member 33,'carried,by.the rear legs,
is of su?iciently greater'length. than thelfront
axle 15 as to permit therearz'wheels _l2 "and, I3
to overlap the front- wheels > l0.and..l i when the
device is in folded position, 'as Iseendn Figures,
l0, l2 and 14.
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By drawing in the rear legs to vertical‘position,
the back.3 is allowed to swing down ‘flat against
said rear legs, whereupon. the. rod. 34- is driven
forward again-by the. members ‘46 and 49, and‘.
. ; normally extending downwardly and rearwardly
65
with respect thereto, wheels carried by the rear
leg means, a back rising from the seat, apivotal
mounting of the rear leg means enabling the same
to be moved forwardly past the vertical, and the
, > back being-pivoted to the seat to be folded down
60 wardly so that its normally upper edge will en
gage the ground, brace links operatively con
nected to the back and to the seat, brace links
pivotally connected to the forward legs, brace
. links pivotally connected tothe rear legs, and
upon reaching its outermost position the bars 26» 65 links pivotally connected to the?rst mentioned
brace links and pivotally connected to the. second
and2'l, actuated by springs. ‘H and» 12, will again
and thirdbrace links, so that-the back and legs
engage-the leaves»38 and 39 of .rod34 andpre
will be supported and will also be foldable in.
. unison, and a normally extendedhandle on the
released, thus securely locking the device in closed
position. The foot rest 9 is adjustably mounted 70 back, said handle being foldably mountedon the
back. .
upon the front apron 82,, attached to the front,
vent its rear movement untilsaid leaves are again.
legs 5 and ‘I by fastenings 83 and .84.- .. When the
go-cart has beenbrought to its folded and locked
positiomit forms a stool, as» seen in Figures .11
4. A stroller having a seat, front .leg means de
pending therefrom, wheels for the- front leg
7 means, rear leg means pivoted tothe'seat and
to 15, which will readily bear the weight of any 16 normally extending downwardly and rearwardly
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with respect thereto, wheels carried by the rear
leg means, a back rising from the seat, a pivotal
mounting of the rear leg means enabling the
same to be moved forwardly past the vertical, and
the back being pivoted to the seat to be folded
downwardly so that its normally upper edge will
engage the ground, brace links operatively con
nected to the back and to the seat, brace links
pivotally connected to the forward legs, brace
links pivotally connected to the rear legs, and
links pivotally connected to the ?rst mentioned
brace links and pivotally connected to the second
and third brace links, so that the back and legs
will be supported and will also be foldable in
unison, and attaching and release bar mecha
nism beneath the seat and associated with the
?rst mentioned brace links.
LOUIS H. ECKHARDT.
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