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They Invented What? (No. 142)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on June 18, 2009

U.S. Pat. No. 6,805,607: Scented doll with the appearance of an aged person.

  olddoll

What is claimed is:

1. A doll comprising: a permeable body covering, wherein said permeable body covering includes a torso portion, a pair of arm portions, a pair of leg portions, and wherein said permeable body covering is sewn to form a closed structure; an internal structure within said closed structure of said permeable body covering emitting a perfume fragrance through said permeable body covering; and a head portion including a core and a flexible cover stretched over said core, wherein said flexible cover includes a lower portion stretched and gathered together to form a narrowed neck attached to said torso portion, and wherein said flexible cover includes external folds emulating an appearance of an aged person including folds formed within said lower portion of said flexible cover.

2. The doll of claim 1, wherein said core includes contoured features forming features in said flexible cover emulating facial features of a person as said flexible cover is pulled over said core, and said external folds emulating an appearance of an aged person include folds in said flexible cover extending from said facial features.

3. The doll of claim 1, additionally comprising an elongated member extending through said narrowed neck between said core and said torso portion.

4. The doll of claim 3, wherein said internal structure comprises a plurality of pellets stuffing and shaping said body covering, and said pellets are coated with a fragrant oil.

5. The doll of claim 3, 4 wherein said pellets are composed of polypropylene.

6. The doll of claim 1, wherein said permeable body covering is composed of a cloth material.

7. A doll comprising: a stuffed body portion including a torso portion, a pair of arm portions, and a pair of leg portions, and a head portion including a core and a flexible cover stretched over said core, wherein said flexible cover includes a lower portion stretched and gathered together to form a narrowed neck attached to said torso portion, wherein said core includes contoured features forming features in said flexible cover emulating facial features of a person as said flexible cover is pulled over said core, wherein said flexible cover includes folds extending from said features in said core, and wherein said lower portion includes folds formed to emulate external features of an aged person.

8. A packaged product comprising a doll including a permeable body covering having a torso portion, a pair of arm portions, and a pair of leg portions, an internal structure within said body covering emitting a perfume fragrance through said permeable body covering, wherein said permeable body covering is sewn to form a closed structure around said internal structure, and a head portion including a core and a flexible cover stretched over said core, wherein said flexible cover includes a lower portion stretched and gathered together to form a narrowed neck attached to said torso portion, and wherein said flexible cover includes external folds emulating an appearance of an aged person including folds formed within said lower portion of said flexible cover; and a card including printed material identifying said doll by name.

9. The doll of claim 8, wherein said permeable body covering is composed of a cloth material.

10. The doll of claim 8, wherein said internal structure comprises a plurality of pellets stuffing and shaping said body covering, and said pellets are coated with a fragrant oil.

11. The doll of claim 10, wherein said pellets are composed of polypropylene.

12. The doll of claim 8, wherein said core includes contoured features forming features in said flexible cover emulating facial features of a person as said flexible cover is pulled over said core, and said external folds emulating an appearance of an aged person include folds in said flexible cover extending from said facial features.

13. The doll of claim 8, additionally comprising an elongated member extending through said narrowed neck between said core and said torso portion.

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  1. Social Entrepreneur said, on August 13, 2009 at 1:19 am

    Hilarious! Now I want one. It’s amazing what gets patented and trademarked.
    …onto 143!
    -Mike


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