Chain shipping and dispensing container


FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view of a chain shipping and dispensing container showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is an exploded perspective view of a second embodiment of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of FIG. 3.

The corresponding undisclosed views of first and second embodiments are identical to the views as shown in FIG. 1 and FIG. 3 respectively.

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Foreign Patent Documents

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Patent History

Patent number: D332217
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 14, 1991
Date of Patent: Jan 5, 1993
Assignee: Laclede Chain Manufacturing Company (St. Louis, MO)
Inventor: Richard D. Hayes (Edwardsville, IL)
Primary Examiner: Bernard Ansher
Assistant Examiner: Prabhakar Deshmukh
Law Firm: Kalish & Gilster
Application Number: 7/669,319


Current U.S. Class: D/9424