Ganging chair


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a ganging chair showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3a is a back elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3b is a back elevation view thereof, being an alternative embodiment of the design as shown in FIG. 3a;

FIG. 4 is a left elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7a is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7b is a bottom plan view thereof, being an alternative embodiment of the design as shown in FIG. 7a.

The sole difference in the second embodiment, as shown in FIGS. 3b and 7b, would be the hand hole shown on the rear of the backrest. The other views of the second embodiment would be like those shown in FIGS. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6.

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  • Shelby Williams, pp. 2-3, chair shown, Oct. 1989.
Patent History
Patent number: D413029
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 16, 1998
Date of Patent: Aug 24, 1999
Assignee: Shelby Williams Industries, Inc. (Morristown, TN)
Inventor: Jerome C. Caruso (Lake Forest, IL)
Primary Examiner: Gary D. Watson
Law Firm: Pitts & Brittian, P.C.
Application Number: 0/90,819
Current U.S. Class: D/6374; D6/380
International Classification: 0601;