Handle for a hand tool


FIG. 1 is a perspective of a handle for a hand tool in accordance with the invention showing in broken lines the shaft of a screwdriver which is one use for the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being identical;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear elevational view being identical;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof.

The screwdriver shaft depicted by means of broken lines in FIGS. 1-3 has been shown for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D408252
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 15, 1997
Date of Patent: Apr 20, 1999
Assignee: Felo-Werkzeugfabrik Holland-Letz GmbH
Inventor: Horst Holland-Letz (Neustadt)
Primary Examiner: Philip S. Hyder
Law Firm: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd.
Application Number: 0/78,029
Current U.S. Class: D 8/83; D8/107
International Classification: 0804;