Plumbing fitting handle or the like


FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, front and left side of a plumbing fitting handle or the like 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 a mirror image of the left side;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view taken on line 7--7 of FIG. 5; and,

FIG. 8 is a left side elevational view of a second embodiment thereof, wherein the change resides in the omission of the upswept bottom contour.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D254088 January 29, 1980 Haug
D291234 August 4, 1987 Bergmann et al.
D291238 August 4, 1987 Haug et al.
4525894 July 2, 1985 Knapp
Other references
  • Domestic Engineering, Feb. 1987, p. 55. 1988 Eljer advertisement for the "Riva" handle (admitted prior art). Four pages of what are believed to be Grohe advertisements for the "Deshalb" handle, undated (admitted prior art). Valley Faucet's advertisement showing the Y18345-01 loop handle, undated (admitted prior art). Hanse advertisement for the "Star-Bicolor" handle, undated (admitted prior art).
Patent History
Patent number: D325959
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 19, 1989
Date of Patent: May 5, 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: 7/300,532
Current U.S. Class: Offset From Axis (D23/252); D/8307