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Publication numberUSD118594 S
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 16, 1940
Filing dateNov 25, 1938
Publication numberUS D118594 S, US D118594S, US-S-D118594, USD118594 S, USD118594S
InventorsJohn Heddon
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Design for a golf club shaft or
US D118594 S
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"Jan. 16, 1940. QQ Des. 118,594

GOLF CLUB SHAFT OR THE LIKE Original Filed Nov. 25, 1938 Patented Jan. 16, 1940 Des. 118,594

DESIGN FOR A GOLF CLUB-SHAFT OR THE LIKE J chn Heddon, Dcwagiac, Mich, assignor to James Heddons Sons, Dowagiac, Mich., a corporation of Michigan Substitute for abandoned application Serial No.

81,341, November 25, 1938.

This application December 6, 1939, Serial No. 88,736

Term of patent 14 years Be it known that I, John Heddon, a citizen of the United States, residing at Dowagiac, in the county of Cass and State of Michigan, have in vented a new, original, and ornamental Design for a Golf Club Shaft or the like, of which the following is a specification, reference being had to the accompanying drawing, forming part thereof, wherein:

The instant case is a substitute for my copending application filed November 25, 1938, Serial No. 13-81811.

Figure 1 is a side elevational view of a golf club shaft, showing my new design;

Fig. 2 is a perspective View thereof, broken in transverse planes to show on an enlarged scale the portions within the regions indicated by the brackets in Fig. 1;

Fig. 3 is a transverse section taken on line 3-3 of Fig. 2;

Fig, 4 is a transverse section taken on line 4-4 of Fig. 2; and

Fig. 5 is a transverse section taken on line 5-5 of Fig. 2.

The characteristic feature of my design resides in a shaft for golf clubs or the like having a tapered portion of tear-drop cross section between the two end portions of the shaft of circular cross section, the trailin edge of the tear-drop portion extending a substantial distance. beyond the planes of the end portions and the ends of the trailing edge progressively widening and gradually merging into the end portions as shown.

I claim:

The ornamental design for a golf club shaft or the like, as shown and described.


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