Mailbox

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Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a mailbox with the door of the mailbox in a closed position and the flag shown in broken lines lowered showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view thereof, with the door of the mailbox in an open position and the flag shown in broken lines raised;

FIG. 9 is a cross sectional view taken along line 9-9 of FIG. 4 with the door of the mailbox in an open position;

FIG. 10 is another cross sectional view taken along line 10-10 of FIG. 6 with the door of the mailbox in an open position and the flag shown in broken lines raised;

FIG. 11 is another cross sectional view taken along line 11-11 of FIG. 6 with the door of the mailbox in an open position; and,

FIG. 12 is another cross sectional view taken along line 12-12 of FIG. 6 with the door of the mailbox in a closed position and the flag shown in broken lines raised.

The broken lines illustrating portions of the mailbox form no part of the claimed design.

Claims

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

Referenced Cited

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Patent History

Patent number: D736490
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 28, 2014
Date of Patent: Aug 11, 2015
Inventor: John G. Kelly (Raleigh, NC)
Primary Examiner: Elizabeth J Oswecki
Application Number: 29/507,522

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Mailbox (D99/29)