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Mechincal Bird
May 2016 Wacky Patent

 

U.S. Patent Number: US 395,189

Patented Dec. 25, 1888

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Walter Stanton

 

Colitz Catchphrase:

" There might have been no "Big Bird" or "Barney" without the trailblazing work of inventors like Mr. Stanton.

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ABSTRACT
My invention relates to a construction or device that is capable of being employed in theatrical or other entertainments and is designed and intended to simulate a bird or other animal, certain parts of the bird being so constructed and arranged that they may be operated from the inside thereby adding to the effect

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