Public pay telephone set


FIG. 1 is a front and right perspective view of the upright stand, and the operative inner surface of the handset, of a public pay telephone set showing our new design spaced apart for facility of illustration;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof in cradled relationship;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view of the telephone set as shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof of the telephone set as shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 5 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view of the telephone set as shown in FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof with the cord omitted for convenience of illustration.

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Patent History
Patent number: D302273
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 18, 1988
Date of Patent: Jul 18, 1989
Assignee: Tamura Electric Works, Ltd. (Tokyo)
Inventors: Kenichi Adachi (Sagamihara), Shuichi Tamura (Yamato)
Primary Examiner: Horace B. Fay, Jr.
Law Firm: Townsend & Townsend
Application Number: 7/170,978