|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||116/137R; 116/101; 116/216; 116/221; 126/3881|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 2 인용 특허 : 4|
The present invention is a novelty musical kettle that plays a song when liquid inside the kettle is heated. The kettle body contains a circular flute instrument with a release flap at a first end and a closed second end. When the water is heated, the flap opens allowing pressure to enter the instrument. Also, when the liquid is heated, a release strip releases a rachet which in turn releases a manually pre-wound rotating drum with a drive mechanism. As the drum unwinds, a plurality of multilevel cams along the drum's outer circumference lift a plurality...
1. A musical kettle, said kettle comprising: a substantially flat bottom having a sidewall extending upward and forming a top adapted for receiving liquid therein;a spout formed integral to said top; a flute mounted to said kettle, said flute defined as a tube having a first end and a second end with at least one aperture therebetween; an actuation valve rotatably coupled to said aperture; a drive means having at least one cam for engaging said actuation valve; wherein the heating of a liquid in said kettle causes pressure to expand through said first en...