Combination telephone set and answering machine

- TeleQuest, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a left side, top and front perspective view of a combination telephone set and answering machine showing my new design in cradled relationship;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIGS. 4 and 5 are respectively right and left elevational views thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line showing of a transparent surface at the lower right area of the stand in FIGS. 1-3 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D304326
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 6, 1987
Date of Patent: Oct 31, 1989
Assignee: TeleQuest, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
Inventor: George Perkins (Eugene, OR)
Primary Examiner: Horace B. Fay, Jr.
Law Firm: Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz
Application Number: 7/22,953
Current U.S. Class: D14/141; Freestanding (5) (D14/149)