MULTIPLE HEADED COSTUME

MARK D. MARGOLIS
Patent No. 4,498,199

Patented February 12, 1985

CLAIMS:

1. A costume unit to provide the effect of a multi-headed figure when worn on a person, such costume unit including:

a. an inflatable member arranged and constructed to simulate a head;
b. means for inflating said head member;
c. a base portion arranged and constructed for placement and positioning on the shoulders of the person using the costume; and,
d. said inflatable, simulated head being secured to said base portion whereby said head is positioned in side-by-side relation to the head of the user.

2. The costume unit set forth in claim 1 and said base portion extending to cover both shoulders of the user and an inflatable head member arranged on each of the outstanding portions of said base portion to provide, when worn, a pair of simulated heads, one on each side of the user's head.

3. The costume unit set forth in claim 2 and an aperture provided through said base portion to allow the same to be placed over the user's head.

4. The costume unit set forth in claim 3 and said base portion including at least a first, downwardly extending panel to cover a portion of the user's body.

5. The costume unit set forth in claim 4 and said base portion including a second, downwardly extending panel, whereby one of said panels covers the front of the user's body, said other panel covering the back of the user's body.

6. The costume unit set forth in claim 1 and said simulated head including a neck portion.

7. The costume unit set forth in claim 6 and said inflating means being arranged in said neck portion, said head and neck allowing communication of inflating air.

8. The costume unit set forth in claim 1 and said simulated head including a front panel, a rear panel and a generally cylindrical central portion, said panels and said central portion being sealingly connected.

9. The costume unit set forth in claim 8 and a decorative face being applied to at least one of said panels of said simulated head.

10. The costume unit set forth in claim 9 and a decorative face being applied to both of said front and rear panels of said simulated head.

11. The costume unit set forth in claim 1 and a head covering having means to secure the same to and to cover at least a selected portion of the user's head.