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Publication numberUSD228418 S
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 18, 1973
Filing dateApr 1, 1971
Publication numberUS D228418 S, US D228418S, US-S-D228418, USD228418 S, USD228418S
InventorsJohn E. Locke
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Holder for a writing instrument or similar article
US D228418 S
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United States Patent Oflice Des. 228,418 Patented Sept. 18, 1973 HOLDER FORA WRITING INSTRUMENT OR SIlVIILAR ARTICLE John E. Locke, Las Vegas, Nev., assignor to Easyriter,

Inc. (also known as Easy Graphic Systems, Inc.), Clinton, Ohio Filed Apr. 1, 1971, Ser. No. 130,564

Term of patent 14 years Int. Cl. D1906 US. Cl. D74-17 B FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a holder for a writing instrument or similar article showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof slightly in perspective;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view;

FIG. 5 is a front view thereof as seen from the left of FIG. 3; and

FIG. 6 is a rear view thereof as seen from the right of FIG. 3.

I claim:

The ornamental design for a holder for a writing instrument or similar article, as shown.


FIG. 4

References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS D. 30,130 2/1899 Lanier D7416 D. 186,145 9/1959 Strauss D74-1 2,697,416 12/1954 Simmons D74-1 2,709,419 5/1955 Appel D7416 3,075,498 1/1963 Udcoff D7418 JOEL STEARMAN, Primary Examiner L. I. PERLSTEIN, Assistant Examiner

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