Combined tube container and closure

- Colgate-Palmolive Co.

FIG. 1 is a top front perspective view of a combined tube container and closure, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top front perspective view of a second embodiment thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top front perspective view of a third embodiment thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the design of FIG. 1 with the closure in the closed position;

FIG. 9 is a rear elevational view thereof with the closure in the open position; and,

FIG. 10 is a rear elevational thereof with the closure in a closed position .

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Patent History
Patent number: D358760
Type: Grant
Filed: May 4, 1992
Date of Patent: May 30, 1995
Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co. (New York, NY)
Inventors: Adam Sherman (Brooklyn, NY), James C. McKinney (Cranbury, NJ), George J. Neveras (Kendall, NJ)
Primary Examiner: Alan P. Douglas
Assistant Examiner: R. Spear
Attorneys: Michael J. McGreal, Robert C. Sullivan
Application Number: 7/880,312
Current U.S. Class: D/9302; D/9449