Automobile wire wheel

- W. R. Grace & Co.

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of an automobile wire wheel showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along the line 3--3 in FIG. 1, it being understood that the rear spokes have been omitted for clarity of illustration.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D231732 June 1974 Ishibashi
D233328 October 1974 Clary et al.
Foreign Patent Documents
287,085 December 1928 UK
357,573 September 1931 UK
Other references
  • Motor Trend, 9/72, p. 75, Wire Wheel, bottom of page. Road and Track, 4/72, p. 49, Wire Wheel, bottom of page. Modern Tire Dealer, 3/73, p. 11, Wire Wheel, top right side of page. Road and Track, 10/72, p. 69, Wire Wheel, top left side of page. Modern Tire Dealer Annual Products Catalog, Mid-Apr. 1974, p. 38, Wire Spoke Wheel, center right side of page.
Patent History
Patent number: D243003
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 7, 1974
Date of Patent: Jan 11, 1977
Assignee: W. R. Grace & Co. (New York, NY)
Inventor: Merlyn R. Reppert (Torrance, CA)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: James M. Gandy
Attorney: Charles L. Harness
Application Number: 5/521,705
Current U.S. Class: Wire-type Spoke (D12/205)
International Classification: D1216;