Utility brush block and handle unit


FIG. 1 is a front, top and side perspective view of a utility brush block and handle unit showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image.

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof.

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Patent History
Patent number: D309984
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 3, 1987
Date of Patent: Aug 21, 1990
Assignee: Rubbermaid Commercial Products Inc. (Winchester, VA)
Inventor: Eric Gingras (Cross Junction, VA)
Primary Examiner: Wallace R. Burke
Assistant Examiner: Lavone D. Tabor
Attorney: Richard B. O'Planick
Application Number: 7/128,515
Current U.S. Class: D/4138