Automobile gas cap removal tool


FIG. 1--is a front elevational view of an automobile gas cap removal tool showing our new design, the rear elevational view being identical;

FIG. 2--is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view being identical;

FIG. 3--is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4--is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5--is a perspective view thereof, the gas cap shown in broken lines is for environmental purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design; and,

FIG. 6--is a perspective view thereof, shown in use with the broken lines to indicate environment only and to form no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D392856
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 3, 1997
Date of Patent: Mar 31, 1998
Inventors: Richard J. Shaw (Hartland, WI), Mark R. Shaw (Hartland, WI)
Primary Examiner: Ted Shooman
Assistant Examiner: Richelle Shelton
Attorney: Robert T. Johnson
Application Number: 0/68,762
Current U.S. Class: D 8/14
International Classification: 0805;