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FIG. 1 is a front perspective view of a nutcracker showing our new design the handle being shown in its closed position.

FIG. 2 is a rear perspective view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a left side elevational view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof.

FIG. 5 corresponds to FIG. 3, but shows the handle in its open position.

FIG. 6 is a view looking down on the working position of the nutcracker, taken along the lines 6—6 of FIG. 5.

FIG. 7 is a top view of the nutcracker of FIG. 1 the handle, again, being in its closed position.

FIG. 8 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 9 is a front end view thereof; and,

FIG. 10 is a rear end view thereof.


The ornamental design for a nutcracker, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
3578047 May 1971 Diggs
D221977 September 1971 Pike
D231181 April 1974 Wehr
4255855 March 17, 1981 Brazil
5333384 August 2, 1994 Graves
Other references
  • Applicants' promotional literature showing the old design.
Patent History
Patent number: D452637
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 30, 2001
Date of Patent: Jan 1, 2002
Assignee: Reed Machine Company (Little Rock, AR)
Inventors: Arthur David Reed (Little Rock, AR), Clarence Arthur Reed (North Little Rock, AR)
Primary Examiner: Terry A. Wallace
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Leonard Bloom
Application Number: 29/136,351
Current U.S. Class: D7/680
International Classification: 0706;