Faucet handle or the like


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

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof, the right side being the mirror image of the left side;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 7--7 of FIG. 4.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D207898 June 1967 Doman
D207986 June 1967 Smalley
D211638 July 1968 Jones et al.
D227567 July 1973 Thorp
D258524 March 10, 1981 Therenot
D258525 March 10, 1981 Therenot
D278843 May 14, 1985 Niemann
D300652 April 11, 1989 Kohler, Jr. et al.
D300770 April 18, 1989 Kohler, Jr. et al.
D302849 August 15, 1989 Kohler, Jr. et al.
D303829 October 3, 1989 Kohler, Jr. et al.
Other references
  • Domestic Engineering, Jan. 1969, p. 56, center left item. Page 13 of an Indiana Brass advertisement showing various single control faucet handles (admitted prior art). Page 3-33a from a Kohler Co., K-400 Catalog, undated (admitted prior art). Page 10 of a Bathroom Jewelry ad, undated showing various "Crystal Arts", escutcheons (admitted prior art). A page from a Sterling brochure showing the "Gemini" fittings (admitted prior art).
Patent History
Patent number: D323020
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 19, 1989
Date of Patent: Jan 7, 1992
Assignee: Sterling Plumbing Group, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL)
Inventor: Paul P. Kolada (Bexley, OH)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Law Firm: Quarles & Brady
Application Number: 7/300,621
Current U.S. Class: Handle (D23/250)