Knife or similar article


FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of a knife or similar article showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right edge elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an end elevational view from the top of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken on line 4--4 of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 5 is an enlarged cross-sectional view taken on line 5--5 of FIG. 1.

The side and edge opposite the handle portion shown in FIGS. 1 and 2 are similar to the respective side and edge shown.

The distinguishing feature of my new design for a knife or similar article resides in the handle configuration.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D39038 January 1908 Lunt
D41175 February 1941 Habensack
D124975 February 1941 Malinowski
D128399 July 1941 Malinowski
Other references
  • Mademoiselle, Jun. 1968, p. 30, "Hispana" knife by Gorham Sterling, Knife at left. The Home Craftsman, May-Jun. 1949, p. 57, Wooden Salad Fork and Spoon/Braided Effect on Handle. Stic-Handbuch fur Raum-Ausbau, Mobiliar und Ornamentik, 10-1914, p. 346, Design #3, middle col., 2nd. down.
Patent History
Patent number: D267852
Type: Grant
Filed: Jun 26, 1981
Date of Patent: Feb 8, 1983
Assignee: Towle Manufacturing Company (Boston, MA)
Inventor: Bert England (Los Angeles, CA)
Primary Examiner: Winifred E. Herrmann
Law Firm: Morse, Altman, Oates & Dacey
Application Number: 6/278,372
Current U.S. Class: D/7137
International Classification: D0703;