Towing mirror or similar article

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FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a towing mirror or similar article showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a front perspective view thereof.

The broken lines shown in FIG. 7 of the drawings are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
3048084 August 1962 Iannuzzi
3790117 February 1974 Winkler
3954328 May 4, 1976 Ames
4111532 September 5, 1978 Budish
4598982 July 8, 1986 Levine
4664489 May 12, 1987 Karnes
Foreign Patent Documents
1254493 November 1967 DEX
3516317 November 1986 DEX
120430 September 1981 JPX
Other references
  • J. C. Whitney Catalog No. 466C, .COPYRGT.1985, p. 26, Multi-Fit Towing Mirror, second box down from top & second box in from right side of page. One sheet entitled "Summit Elite Towing Mirror", and consisting of three figures prepared at the request of applicant' attorney to illustrate a towing mirror believed to be marketed in Europe by G. Doherty Limited, Unit 1-3, Overfield, Thrope Way, Banbury, Oxon OX168XR, England, in use & on sale prior to 7/21/88.
Patent History
Patent number: D307571
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 21, 1988
Date of Patent: May 1, 1990
Assignee: Blazer International Corporation (Franklin Park, IL)
Inventors: Roderick L. Owen (Solihull), George J. Wyers (Coseley)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Law Firm: Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione
Application Number: 7/222,225
Current U.S. Class: Rear View Mirror (35) (D12/187)