Currency acceptor system

- Mars Incorporated
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a first embodiment of a currency acceptor system according to our design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a front perspective view of a second embodiment of a currency acceptor system showing our new design, the undisclosed rear is not part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a currency acceptor system, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D490101
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 9, 2003
Date of Patent: May 18, 2004
Assignee: Mars Incorporated (McLean, VA)
Inventors: Alfred F. Bergeron (Chester Springs, PA), Robert J. Clauser (Columbus, NJ), Christopher L. Crawford (Pottstown, PA), David C. Deaville (West Chester, PA), Charles Richard Lewis, Jr. (Palo Alto, CA), Michael D. Nunn (West Chester, PA), John D. Snider (West Chester, PA), Jeffrey T. Thawley (Wilmington, DE), Raymond M. Walker (Bedford, NH), William H. Wurz (San Francisco, CA)
Primary Examiner: Paula A. Greene
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Fish & Richardson P.C.
Application Number: 29/189,698
Current U.S. Class: Currency Type (D18/3.3); Vault, Safe, Or Depository (D99/28)
International Classification: 1801;