Patents by Inventor Fred A. Tarrant

Fred A. Tarrant has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4222188
    Abstract: A combined sound reproducing device for either music or speech, together with a display for an opaque sheet on which an insignia is defined that may be a work of art, photograph, printed material or the like, and the display being a part of a resonator box that not only amplifies the volume of the sound reproducing device, but the resonator box having a number of spaced recesses defined in the upper portion thereof in which merchandise such as cosmetics or the like may be mounted in an attractive manner to encourage the sale thereof. The sound reproducing device may be either a spring actuated music box or a power driven unit in which a cassette may be removably disposed to have a voice message or music reproduced therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1978
    Date of Patent: September 16, 1980
    Inventors: Fred A. Tarrant, James S. Parsons
  • Patent number: 4102067
    Abstract: A combined greeting card and decorative music box structure that includes a flat rectangular box formed from a resilient polymerized resin that is removably closed by a cover that on a first side supports a wind-up music producing mechanism within a confined space defined by the box and cover. A second side of the cover removably supports a greeting card. A panel bearing a decorative insignia is pivotally supported from the box, with the panel when in a first position overlying the cover and concealing the greeting card. When the panel is pivoted to a second position the music producing mechanism is actuated and the greeting card is visible. The panel is illustrated as a picture frame that removably supports a picture defined on a dimensionally stable sheet of material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 1976
    Date of Patent: July 25, 1978
    Inventor: Fred A. Tarrant