Electric vacuum cleaner


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the top, front and right side of an electric vacuum cleaner showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of the motor housing removed from the stick portion for clarity of illustration.

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Patent History
Patent number: D426356
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 9, 1999
Date of Patent: Jun 6, 2000
Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Inventor: Toshiaki Tsuruha (Osaka)
Primary Examiner: Ruth McInroy
Law Firm: Saidman DesignLaw Group
Application Number: 0/100,420
Current U.S. Class: Upright Type (D32/22)
International Classification: 1505;