Foldable handle hair dryer


FIG. 1 is a perspective view on a reduced scale of a foldable handle hair dryer showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 8 is a left side elevational view of the dryer in folded position.

The notched cord convertor, shown completely in FIG.8, is shown only partially in FIGS. 2 and 3 and has been omitted from FIGS. 1, 4, 5 and 7 for ease of illustration.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
3846047 November 1974 Wada et al.
3986272 October 19, 1976 Feierabent
Foreign Patent Documents
972682 October 1964 GBX
Other references
  • Retailing Home Furnishings, 1/17/77, section 3, p. 28--Norelco Dryer at top right.
Patent History
Patent number: D253012
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 25, 1977
Date of Patent: Sep 25, 1979
Assignee: North American Philips Corporation (New York, NY)
Inventors: William J. Rakocy (Nutley, NJ), Masao Tsuji (North Plainfield, NJ)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Attorney: Frank R. Trifari
Application Number: 5/790,685
Current U.S. Class: Foldable Or Collapsible (D28/16); Hand Held Type (D28/13)
International Classification: D2803;