Recessed top lighter

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Description

FIG. 1 is a right hand side elevation view of a lighter of the present invention. The left hand side view is a mirror image of FIG. 1.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the lighter of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view of the lighter of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the lighter of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a top perspective view of the lighter of FIGS. 1-4.

The area within the broken line in FIGS. 4-5 is not part of the claimed design.

The characteristic feature of the design resides in the top of the lighter as indicated by the full line inside of the periphery of the lighter in FIG. 4 and in the perspective view of FIG. 5.

Claims

I claim the ornamental design for a recessed top lighter, as shown and described.

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Patent History

Patent number: D624694
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 3, 2007
Date of Patent: Sep 28, 2010
Assignee: Zippo Manufacturing Company (Bradford, PA)
Inventor: Lewis J. Zande (Bradford, PA)
Primary Examiner: Jennifer Rivard
Attorney: Bryan Cave LLP
Application Number: 29/281,825