Storage container

- Sterilite Corporation

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Description

FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective view of a storage container showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top, front, right side perspective view thereof in a closed position;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Referenced Cited

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Other references

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Patent History

Patent number: D366989
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 2, 1994
Date of Patent: Feb 13, 1996
Assignee: Sterilite Corporation (Townsend, MA)
Inventor: Larry G. Zimmerman (Hollis, NH)
Primary Examiner: Terry A. Wallace
Attorney: Donald Brown
Application Number: 0/28,030

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: D/7629; D/7538