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Number: 273/378
Name: Amusement devices: games > Aerial projectile game; game element (e.g., target, etc.) or accessory therefor other than projector or projectile, per se > Target > Indication by movement of target or target having indicating means
Description: Target device (a) including means, actuatable or operable by a projectile, for providing or producing an indication that a projectile has reached the point of aim, or (b) wherein the target device or the point of aim portion thereof is movable whenever a projectile impinges thereupon, and wherein the movement of the target device or the point of aim provides or produces a visual indication that a projectile has reached the point of aim.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
273/381 Audible indication 28
273/380 Frangible or formed from a plurality of separable interconnected elements (e.g., explosion simulating) 30
273/383 Having projectile-actuated means to free indicator for movement 10
273/379 Plural indicators sequentially released 9
273/386 Target is moved or indicator is moved 28

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8608168 Storage structure used as a target and a bounce back for projectiles Dec. 17, 2013
8596643 Impact marking target blank and method for manufacturing, marketing and using same Dec. 3, 2013
8587448 Sensor activated broken screen simulator Nov. 19, 2013
8556268 Affixable firearms target capable of leaving a custom-shaped silhouette visible from afar upon the projectile's impact on the target's bullseye Oct. 15, 2013
8356818 Durable target apparatus and method of on-target visual display Jan. 22, 2013
8262473 Interactive toy with visual and audio feedback Sep. 11, 2012
8216067 Detection device capable of accurately reading dots on dice Jul. 10, 2012
8162731 Game device, game system and game program Apr. 24, 2012
7985125 Dart game apparatus Jul. 26, 2011
7631877 Firearm targets and methods for manufacturing firearm targets Dec. 15, 2009
6974133 Electronic dart golf game Dec. 13, 2005
6845982 Liquid reactive materials and method for using same in games and other applications Jan. 25, 2005
6805354 Electronic dart golf game Oct. 19, 2004
6780129 Basketball game system Aug. 24, 2004
6641139 Game enclosure Nov. 4, 2003
6556204 Image processing devices and methods Apr. 29, 2003
6478301 Spinning and translating target for firearms Nov. 12, 2002
6414747 Infrared photodetector apparatus for measuring projectile velocity Jul. 2, 2002
6257583 Reaction shooting target Jul. 10, 2001
6168160 Ring toss game with moving target Jan. 2, 2001
6019375 Layered target assembly and method of construction thereof Feb. 1, 2000
6007429 Electronic target game apparatus and method Dec. 28, 1999
5743534 Darts target with target indication and electrical scoring Apr. 28, 1998
5735526 Method for evaluation of shotgun round and target Apr. 7, 1998
5647596 Target system Jul. 15, 1997
5637866 Apparatus and method for optically detecting and electronically analyzing the location of a projectile in a target plane Jun. 10, 1997
5580062 "Rip That Can " can holding device Dec. 3, 1996
5580063 Reusable projectile impact reflecting target for day or night use Dec. 3, 1996
5575479 Projectile impact indicating target Nov. 19, 1996
5501467 Highly visible, point of impact, firearm target-shatterable face sheet embodiment Mar. 26, 1996
5197743 Golfing dart game apparatus Mar. 30, 1993
5188371 Reusable projectile impact reflecting target for day or night use Feb. 23, 1993
5186468 Firearms target Feb. 16, 1993
5186628 Portable decoy device Feb. 16, 1993
5181721 Golf game apparatus Jan. 26, 1993
5087053 Archery target apparatus Feb. 11, 1992
5046729 Baseball pitchers practice target Sep. 10, 1991
4921256 Contrasted projectile target and method of making same May. 1, 1990
4921250 Frangible article May. 1, 1990
4807879 Ball return/target assembly for racquet sports Feb. 28, 1989
4744113 Toilet training aid and method May. 17, 1988
4583744 Projectile capturing device and target Apr. 22, 1986
4533145 Liquid absorbing playing piece Aug. 6, 1985
4498677 Explosive target Feb. 12, 1985
4462598 Vanishing target and arrowhead projectile therefor Jul. 31, 1984
4392652 Target comprising a resilient material coated with thermoluminescent material Jul. 12, 1983
4344621 Target with energy-absorbing foam mat Aug. 17, 1982
4243228 Remotely-perceptible impact-indicating projectile target Jan. 6, 1981

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