Needle nose pliers

- Snap-on Tools Corporation

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a needle nose pliers showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear view being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D274647 July 10, 1984 Johnson
464860 December 1891 Duvall
3082652 March 1963 Marti
4602536 July 29, 1986 Fish
4669340 June 2, 1987 Igarashi
4709601 December 1, 1987 Petersen
4903558 February 27, 1990 le Duc
Other references
  • Proto Tools Catalog, Dec. 1975, p. 109, Long Nose Pliers, CP3 10A09. Snap-on Catalog, pp. 174 and 176, Pliers, prior to date of application. Techni Tools Catalog, Jun. 1970, p. 3, Klein Pliers, CP3 10A09. Techni Tools Catalog, 1984, p. 27, Long and Needle Nose Pliers.
Patent History
Patent number: D350265
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 30, 1992
Date of Patent: Sep 6, 1994
Assignee: Snap-on Tools Corporation (Kenosha, WI)
Inventors: Kirk E. Mellits (Racine, WI), Robert H. Junkel (Kenosha, WI)
Primary Examiner: Bernard Ansher
Assistant Examiner: Philip Hyder
Law Firm: Emrich & Dithmar
Application Number: 0/2,013
Current U.S. Class: D 8/52