Tractor instrument panel

- Deere & Company

FIG. 1 is a front view of a tractor instrument panel, showing our new design, the broken lines being for illustrative purposes only and forming no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view of our ornamental design for an instrument panel; and,

FIG. 4 is a right side view of our ornamental design for an instrument panel.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D256018 July 22, 1980 Stone
D326662 June 2, 1992 Holm et al.
D340461 October 19, 1993 Patterson et al.
Other references
  • Deere & Co., "STX and LX Lawn Tractors", comprised of pages 1-8, see particularly p. 6, dated 1994, published in the U.S.A. Deere & Co., "Lawn and Garden Tractors", comprised of pp. 1-8, see particularly p. 6 dated 1994, published in the U.S.A. Toro Company, "Toro Reelmaster 216", pp. 1-4, see particularly p. 2, dated 1990, published in the U.S.A. Cub Cadet Power Equipment, "Cub Cadet Power Equipment Garden Tractors", pp. 1-20, see particularly 4, 5, 9, 11, 13 and 15, dated 1991, published in the U.S.A. Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery Company, Ltd., "Mitsubishi MT300/MT300D, A New Dimension in Multi-Purpose Tractors", pp. 1-4, see particularly pp. 2 and 3, dated 1984, published in Japan.
Patent History
Patent number: D365574
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 24, 1994
Date of Patent: Dec 26, 1995
Assignee: Deere & Company (Moline, IL)
Inventors: David A. Westimayer (Horicon, WI), William E. Crookes (Waldwick, NJ), Daniel R. Nickles (Hewitt, NJ), Alberto J. Mantilla (Brooklyn, NY), David A. Reid (Greenwich, CT), Anthony J. Baxter (New York, NY)
Primary Examiner: Sandra L. Morris
Application Number: 0/30,225
Current U.S. Class: Element Or Attachment (D15/17)