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Publication numberUSD163328 S
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 15, 1951
Filing dateSep 21, 1950
Publication numberUS D163328 S, US D163328S, US-S-D163328, USD163328 S, USD163328S
InventorsGerald S. Kothman
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Automobile license plate holder
US D163328 S
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May 15, 1951 G. s. ROTHMAN Des. 163,328

AUTOMOBILE LICENSE PLATE HOLDER Filed Sept. 21, 1950 INVENTOR. 4L0 5. Rail/MAN ATTORNEY Patented May 15, 1951 Des. 163,328


Application September 21, 1950, Serial No. 12,290

Term of patent 14 years To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that 1, Gerald S. Rothman, a citizen of the United States, residing in New York city, in the county of Queens and State of New York, have invented a new, original, and ornamental Design for an Automobile License Plate Holder, of which the following is a specification, reference being had to the accompanying drawing, forming part thereof.

Fig. 1 is a front perspective view of an automobile license plate holder, showing my design,

Fig. 2 is a rear elevation View thereof, on a reduced scale, and

Fig. 3 is an exploded perspective front view of the automobile license plate holder shown in Figs. 1 and 2, on a reduced scale.

The dotted lines on the drawing, showing the printed matter, are shown for illustrative purposes only.

The transparent material bar element is shaded on the drawin to show the contrasting appearance, between its linear gravings.

The drawing has been shaded to show contrasting appearance.

I claim:

The ornamental design for an automobile license plate holder, substantially as shown and described.


REFERENCES CITED The following references are of record in the file of this patent:

UNITED STATES PATENTS Number Name Date D. 159,314 Baumgartner July 18, 1950 1,319,513 Colgrove Oct. 21, 1919 1,787,545 Orester et a1 Jan. 6, 1931

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