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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a bucket showing our new design.
FIG. 2 is another perspective view of the bucket of FIG. 1.
FIG. 3 is another perspective view of the bucket of FIG. 1.
FIG. 4 is a side view of the bucket of FIG. 1. The opposite side view is identical to this side view.
FIG. 5 is a front view of the bucket of FIG. 1.
FIG. 6 is a rear view of the bucket of FIG. 1.
FIG. 7 is a top view of the bucket of FIG. 1; and,
FIG. 8 is a bottom view of the bucket of FIG. 1.
The broken lines showing various features are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.
The ornamental design for a bucket, as shown and described.
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Filed: Jul 6, 2005
Date of Patent: Jul 11, 2006
Assignee: Caterpillar Inc. (Peoria, IL)
Inventors: Pandu R. Boyapally (Aurora, IL), Douglas R. Bye (Hinckley, IL), Jeffry J. Kurtz (Yorkville, IL)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Assistant Examiner: Mark Goodwin
Attorney: Andrew J. Ririe
Application Number: 29/233,700