Door mat base plate or similar article

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FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a door mat base plate or similar article showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a larger scale fragmentary rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a fragmentary vertical sectional view thereof, on the same scale as FIG. 5, taken on line 6--6 of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 7 is a fragmentary top plan view thereof, on the same scale asFIG. 5.

The characteristic feature of our design is that at each outer corner the generally rectangular ridge is truncated and the plane of truncation is coincident with the smaller base of the respective symmetrical trapezoidal corner element of the downwardly and outwardly sloping ramp surface which surrounds said ridge.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D241299 September 1976 Ohls
D241458 September 1976 Hudson
3517935 June 1970 Graham
Foreign Patent Documents
900671 May 1972 CAX
48-40126 November 1973 JPX
472554 September 1937 GBX
Other references
  • Handbook of Designs & Motifs, Tudor Pub. Co., N.Y., .COPYRGT.'50, p. "73", Bottom Left Corner Design. Jeweler's Circular-Keystone, 5-72, p. 5, Item Numbered "14".
Patent History
Patent number: D265704
Type: Grant
Filed: May 8, 1980
Date of Patent: Aug 10, 1982
Assignee: Duskin Franchise Kabushiki Kaisha (Osaka)
Inventors: Yosuke Yamamoto (Toyonaka), Takehisa Kinoyama (Suita), Kinichi Sasagawa (Takatsuki)
Primary Examiner: Jane E. Corrigan
Law Firm: Cushman, Darby & Cushman
Application Number: 6/147,719
Current U.S. Class: D/6209; D/6192; D/6242; D/6244
International Classification: D0611;