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Publication numberUSD250663 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 05/790,789
Publication dateDec 26, 1978
Filing dateApr 25, 1977
Publication number05790789, 790789, US D250663 S, US D250663S, US-S-D250663, USD250663 S, USD250663S
InventorsJohn R. Koch, Mitchell J. Cohen, Richard T. Powers
Original AssigneeThe Procter & Gamble Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Tampon inserter
US D250663 S
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  1. The design for a tampon inserter, as shown and described.
Description

The single FIGURE is an isometric illustration of a tampon inserter in accordance with our new design. The design is cylindrical and the side not shown is a mirror image of the side shown.

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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/141, 604/14, 604/206