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Publication numberUSD199560 S
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 17, 1964
Filing dateJul 1, 1963
Publication numberUS D199560 S, US D199560S, US-S-D199560, USD199560 S, USD199560S
InventorsArnold M. Thompson
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Battery-operated power handle for a toothbrush, manicure implement or similar article
US D199560 S
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United States Patent 0 Des. 199,560 Patented Nov. 17, 1964 BATTERY-OPERATED POWER HANDLE FOR A TOOTHBRUSH, MANICURE IMPLEMENT OR SIMILAR ARTICLE Arnold M. Thompson, Wheaton, Ill., assignor to Thompson Designs, Inc., Addison, Ill., a corporation of Illinois Filed July 1, 1963, Ser. No. 75,596

Term of patent 14 years (Cl. D9-2) FIG. 1 is a top perspective view of a battery-operated powerhandle for a toothbrush, manicure implement or similar article embodying my design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view;

FIG. 5 is a top plan view; and

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view.

I claim:

The ornamental design for a battery-operated powerhandle for a toothbrush, manicure implement or similar article, substantially as shown.

References Cited by the Examiner UNITED STATES PATENTS 2,977,614 4/61 Demanuele D9-2 OTHER REFERENCES Better Homes and Gardens, June 1947, page 8, Electric toothbrush by Toothmaster Division of Howard Industries Inc.

Electrical Merchandising, Sept. 4, 1961, page 12, Elec- 'tric scissors by Hayakawa Electric Co. of Osaka.

Electrical Merchandising Week, Apr. 23, 1962, page 8, Electric toothbrush by Chose Mfg. Co., Inc., illustrated fourth from left at lower right of page.

WALLACE R. BURKE, Acting Primary Examiner.

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