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Publication numberUS3608777 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 28, 1971
Filing dateSep 12, 1968
Priority dateSep 12, 1968
Also published asCA931535A1
Publication numberUS 3608777 A, US 3608777A, US-A-3608777, US3608777 A, US3608777A
InventorsBdoh Albinus G, Heller Walter E, Schwertfeger Owen J
Original AssigneeHeller & Co Walter E
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Article-vending apparatus utilizing displaceable article-containing transport members
US 3608777 A
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Referenced by
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US4483459 *Jul 22, 1982Nov 20, 1984Mars LimitedDispensing machine
US8770436 *Apr 13, 2010Jul 8, 2014Bld Oriental, Ltd.Vending machine-integrated table
US20100280655 *Mar 2, 2010Nov 4, 2010Fawn Engineering CorporationApparatus, method and system for dispensing merchandise or individual selectable vendible items
US20120118907 *Apr 13, 2010May 17, 2012Bld Oriental, Co., Ltd.Vending machine-integrated table
Classifications
U.S. Classification221/129
International ClassificationG07F11/00, G07F11/02, B65G59/00, G07F11/16, G07F11/38
Cooperative ClassificationG07F11/38, G07F11/16
European ClassificationG07F11/38, G07F11/16