Whirlpool bath tub

- Jacuzzi Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a whirlpool bath tub showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a cross-sectional view, taken on line 3--3 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a cross-sectional view, taken on line 4--4 of FIG. 3; and

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view, taken on line 5--5 of FIG. 3.

The stippled shading on the inside bottom of the tub represents a contrasting surface and is understood to cover the entire dash outline area.

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Patent History
Patent number: D286679
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 4, 1985
Date of Patent: Nov 11, 1986
Assignee: Jacuzzi Inc. (Little Rock, AR)
Inventors: Ralph D'Innocente (Walnut Creek, CA), Larry Drasin (Los Angeles, CA)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Stella M. Reid
Law Firm: Limbach, Limbach & Sutton
Application Number: 6/804,806
Current U.S. Class: D24/38; D23/55; D24/36