13 November 2010

Two Instructional Jesus Dolls

1. Jesus Doll For Teaching Children

Inventor: Daniel Trevino, Erie, Pennsylvania
Date: December 28, 1999
U.S. Patent Number: 6,007,404

Description: "A soft-bodied doll bearing a resemblance to a caricature of Jesus. The doll includes a voice simulator which preferably has recorded thereon phrases from Jesus' actual ministry as recorded in God's word, the Bible."

2. Dolls Formed in the Likeness of the Lord Jesus with a Movable Head and Extremities

Inventor: Linda M. S. Dumond, Honolulu, Hawaii
Date: October 10, 1995
U.S. Patent Number: 5,456,625

Description: "A doll formed in the likeness of the Lord Jesus with a movable head and extremities comprised of a torso section including a loin cloth molded into its lower portion and a pair of movable leg sections. … The doll is provided with electrically conductive nails which when inserted through apertures in the hands of the doll, mount the doll to a provided cross and close an electrical circuit which illuminates the cross."

Musical Gloves

Inventor: James Bryce, Harrison, NJ
Date: February 12, 1957
U.S. Patent Number: 2,780,954

Description: "A prime object of the present invention is to provide a glove to be worn on the hand having air vibrated reed type musical instruments constituting the finger tips thereof through which special tonal qualities are obtained by merely blowing the breath through the instruments, said instruments having a range of tones extending through an octave or more without the necessity of using finger holes or keys."


Inventor: Bernard H. Nichols, Ravenna, Ohio
Date: May 20, 1913
U.S. Patent Number: 1,062,025

Description: Hat to prevent premature baldness. The hat is "adapted to fit upon the head in such a manner as not to interfere with the free circulation of blood to the scalp, and at the same time so constructed as to be worn without discomfort, and without causing a temporary unseemly marking on the forehead or scalp of the wearer where it comes in contact therewith, when the hat is removed."