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Posted 1 year ago

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Does anyone out there remember the "burp gun", I had one in the early fifty and I thought it was real cool. The Ping Pong Air Gun was invented by James K Pope on April 15, 1950 patent number 2,505,428. Mr Pope invention made him millions and he retired at the age of 27. The manufacture of the Ping Pong gun was Newell Corp. of Lowell MI.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    I used to have a "burp gun"/"grease gun"/m-3 and it sure didn't look like that! Cheap but shot well at short range but not ping-pong balls.
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 1 year ago
    Thank you blunderbuss2, Kevin, kerry10456, mustangtony
  3. jimborasco jimborasco, 5 months ago
    What a cool piece. Love the older toys
  4. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 5 months ago
    I had one in the mid or late 50's that shot ping pong balls. Didn't resemble this one but it sure made my sister mad. Well...........I needed a target. After my mother took it away I went back to a pea shooter.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 months ago
    Hey, sister's are fair game! If smaller than you.

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