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Toy Horse and Dog
December 2014 Wacky Patent


U.S. Patent Number: 2,334,472

Patented Nov. 16, 1943


Etta M. Bleecker


Colitz Catchphrase:

“A galloping horse and a barking dog. What else does a good little boy or girl want for Christmas?“

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original patent


This invention relates to a toy horse and dog, and is herein illustrated as embodied in a rocking horsewhich is coordinated with a toy dog so that as the horse rocks the dog partly leaps up and the toy gives the barking of a. dog. 

The modern child wants activity, including action by the child, movement of devices which the child can see and (preferably) touch, and and accompanying coordinated noise. 


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