Faucet shell

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FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, front and left side of a faucet shell showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image of the right side shown;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The broken line representation of a water control handle and an aerator in FIG. 1 is for purposes of illustration only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D193757 October 1962 Armstrong
D193922 October 1962 Ross et al.
D200390 February 1965 Staat et al.
D200754 March 1965 Landell
D204441 April 1966 Harvey et al.
D258518 March 10, 1981 Thevenot
D280233 August 20, 1985 Fleischmann
Other references
  • American Builder, Jan. 1961, p. 129, bottom left item. Domestic Engineering, Jun. 1961, p. 164, center bottom item. Domestic Engineering, Mar. 1964, p. 102, "Utilla by Kobler"and Dialect by Moen, items. Domestic Engineering, Sep. 1968, p. 36, top right item.
Patent History
Patent number: D310257
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 1, 1987
Date of Patent: Aug 28, 1990
Assignee: Masco Corporation of Indiana (Indianapolis, IN)
Inventor: Anthony G. Spangler (Sheridan, IN)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Attorneys: Edgar A. Zarins, Steven L. Permut, Malcolm L. Sutherland
Application Number: 7/39,348
Current U.S. Class: Faucet Fixture (7) (D23/238)