Vehicle mounted side bar

- Sparkomatic Corporation

FIG. 1 is a top, front perspective view of a vehicle mounted side bar showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a greatly enlarged cross sectional view thereof, taken along line 2--2 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof; and

FIG. 4 is a rear elevation view thereof.

The characteristic feature of my design resides in the centrally positioned connector sleeve.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
1061328 May 1913 Sandberg
2787036 April 1957 Mermer
4804063 February 14, 1989 Farris
Foreign Patent Documents
1204129 August 1959 FRX
1436743 March 1966 FRX
Other references
  • J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, p. "C", Custom-Fit Step Rail, top center of page. J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, p. 51, Heavy-Duty Stirrup Steps, center of page. Bradley Hardware catalog No. 41, p. 358, Towel Bar, center right side of page. J. C. Whitney catalog No. 473J, .COPYRGT. 1986, p. 62, Body Guard A , right center of page. J. C. Whitney catalog No. 495P, .COPYRGT. 1988, p. 52, Heavy-Duty 3" Step Rail, top left side of page. Page 9 of catalog of Rally Accessories, Inc., of Miami, Fla., published prior to Nov. 1988.
Patent History
Patent number: D320592
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 2, 1988
Date of Patent: Oct 8, 1991
Assignee: Sparkomatic Corporation (Milford, PA)
Inventor: Michael J. Straka (Newbergh, NY)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Law Firm: Mason, Fenwick & Lawrence
Application Number: 7/266,362