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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing handle primarily useful for controlling a rotatable valve stem.

FIG. 1 is a left, top, front perspective view of a handle embodying our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof, the rear elevational view being a mirror image of the front elevational view shown;

FIG 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof.


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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D76827 November 1928 Smith
D96839 September 1935 Johnston
D305724 January 30, 1990 Mosch
D428118 July 11, 2000 McKeone
D438601 March 6, 2001 Caplow
Other references
  • A WICO ad showing the “Hebelgriff” faucet handle, undated.
  • 1987 Auburn ad showing #2001 faucet handle.
  • An Eljer ad showing acrylic lever handles, undated.
  • A Gerber ad showing lever handles, undated.
Patent History
Patent number: D460529
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 7, 1999
Date of Patent: Jul 16, 2002
Assignee: Kallista, Inc. (Kohler, WI)
Inventor: Bradley R. Caplow (Sherman Oaks, CA)
Primary Examiner: Louis S. Zarfas
Assistant Examiner: Gregory Andoll
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/103,072
Current U.S. Class: Offset From Axis (D23/252); Handle (D23/250)
International Classification: 2301;