|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||294/0192; 16/044; 280/04734|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 5|
A tennis ball retriever and storage unit includes a ball retrieving receptacle supported by spring biased pivoting wheel assemblies for rolling movement between locations for retrieving used tennis balls and downwardly movement from a normal upper transport position overlying a tennis ball to a lower position for retrieving the tennis ball between spaced bars in the base of the receptacle.
1. A tennis ball retriever and storage unit comprising: an upright receptacle having side walls and a horizontal base defining a container volume for containing and storing a quantity of tennis balls, said base including a plurality of spaced bars, the spacing between said bars being less than the diameter of a tennis ball such that a ball may be squeezed between the bars to gain entry into said container volume by vertical downward movement from an upper position; a plurality of wheel assemblies mounted at the perimeter of said receptacle, each of said ...