Faucet handle or the like

- Kohler Co.
Description

FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a faucet handle or the like showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being the same as the side shown;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear being the same as the front shown;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top perspective view of a modified form of the faucet handle or the like shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view of FIG. 5, the opposite side being the same as the side shown;

FIG. 7 is a front elevational view of FIG. 5, the rear being the same as the front shown;

FIG. 8 is a top plan view of FIG. 5; and

FIG. 9 is a cross sectional view taken on lines 9--9 of FIG. 7.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
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Other references
  • Domestic Engineering, May 1983, p. 46, item "D". Domestic Engineering, Mar. 1985, p. 64, top right item. Domestic Engineering, Nov. 1985, p. 44, top left item. Sterling Faucet ad, undated, admitted prior art, showing the "Twin-Handle" handles. Price Pfister ad entitled "Society Finishes," undated, admitted prior art. Delta ad, p. 9, undated, admitted prior art.
Patent History
Patent number: D311439
Type: Grant
Filed: May 1, 1989
Date of Patent: Oct 16, 1990
Assignee: Kohler Co. (Kohler, WI)
Inventors: Herbert V. Kohler, Jr. (Kohler, WI), Paul P. Kolada (Bexley, OH)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 7/334,651
Classifications
Current U.S. Class: Handle (D23/250)