Percussion instrument

- Yamaha Corporation
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the top, front and left side of a percussion instrument showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side elevational view thereof.


The ornamental design for a percussion instrument, as shown.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D134776 January 1943 Sas
D146055 December 1946 Korman
D148856 March 1948 Gruber
2704482 March 1955 Zimmerman
D175525 September 1955 Zimmerman
D236156 July 1975 Musser
4111094 September 5, 1978 Broser
D314003 January 22, 1991 Dean
5479843 January 2, 1996 Yanagisawa
Patent History
Patent number: D491215
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 28, 2003
Date of Patent: Jun 8, 2004
Assignee: Yamaha Corporation (Shizuoka)
Inventor: Soichiro Tanaka (Shizuoka)
Primary Examiner: Ruth McInroy
Attorney, Agent or Law Firm: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
Application Number: 29/188,991
Current U.S. Class: Xylophone Or Marimba (D17/23)
International Classification: 1704;