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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 my 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 broken line representation of a mounting environment in FIG. 1 is for the purpose of illustration only, and forms no part of the claimed design.


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

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D455196 April 2, 2002 Caplow
D460529 July 16, 2002 Caplow
D461536 August 13, 2002 Singtoroj
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: D473932
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 12, 2001
Date of Patent: Apr 29, 2003
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: 29/149,623
Current U.S. Class: Offset From Axis (D23/252)
International Classification: 2301;