FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a whipleash showing my new design shown broken away for ease of illustration, the bottom of the handle being identical to the top view shown;

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

FIG. 3 is an elevational view thereof taken from the handle end;

FIG. 4 is an elevational view thereof taken from the hook end;

FIG. 5 is a fragmentary top plan view of the hook; and,

FIG. 6 is a fragmentary bottom plan view of the hook.

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Patent History

Patent number: D329309
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 12, 1990
Date of Patent: Sep 8, 1992
Inventor: Cheryl Washington (Chicago, IL)
Primary Examiner: A. Hugo Word
Assistant Examiner: Cathy Anne MacCormac
Attorney: Terry M. Gernstein
Application Number: 7/551,723