America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. Harry S. Truman
In keeping with the American spirit and imagination, here are a few fascinating holiday-themed inventions that have received patents.
The Tinsel Gun – Patented February 10, 1970 – Abstract. “Upon pressing of a spring-biased element which may be the trigger of a gun-shape, tinsel issues through the muzzle from off a supply roll mounted at the stock…”
Mistletoe Supporting Headband – Patented December 18, 1984 – Abstract. “This novel and unique headband device serves to support a fresh piece of mistletoe in front of its wearer’s head…”
Santa Claus Visit Kit – Patented August 21, 2007 – Abstract. “A kit for creating an illusion that suggests a Santa Claus visit in a premises disclosed…”