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Publication numberUSD327972 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 07/672,592
Publication dateJul 14, 1992
Filing dateMar 19, 1991
Publication number07672592, 672592, US D327972 S, US D327972S, US-S-D327972, USD327972 S, USD327972S
InventorsWilliam P. Apps, James B. Rehrig, John A. Hagan
Original AssigneeRehrig-Pacific Company, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Stackable castle crate
US D327972 S
Abstract  available in
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a stackable castle crate, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a stackable castle crate showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation thereof; the rear side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation thereof; the right side elevation being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof, with an insert of bottom connecting structure.

The broken lines showing of an insert of bottom connecting structure is shown for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Exhibit AA: One-page brochure illustrating the prior art 2-liter PET case.
2Exhibit C: VHS Tape, Tecknol B.V., "The Megapak Principle" (running time 10 minutes).
3Exhibit K: One photo of a bottle neck resting type crate with different height outer side walls.
4Exhibit L: Four photos of an embodiment of Great Britain Patent Publication No. 2,158,044 and U.S. Design Patent No. D 289,938.
5Exhibit M: Copy of a Brochure illusrating an embodiment of GB No. 2,158,044/U.S. No. D 289,938.
6Exhibit N: Copy of a Brochure illustrating an embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 4,773,554 and an embodiment of GB No. 2,158,044/U.S. D 289,938.
7Exhibit O: Four photos of an embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 4,344,530 to deLarosiere.
8Exhibit P: Four photos of an embodiment of U. S. Patent No. 4,700,837 to Hammett.
9Exhibit Q: Four photos of an embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 4,344,530 for 3-liter PET bottles.
10Exhibit R: Four photos of a modified embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 4,700,837 for 3-liter PET bottles.
11Exhibit S: Three photos of an embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 3,392,869 to Needt.
12Exhibit T: Four photos of a prior art crate of Rehrig-Pacific Company, Model No. PLBC-8-2L-HD.
13Exhibit U: Four photos of a prior art crate of Rehrig-Pacific Company, Model No. PLBC-6-2L-HD.
14Exhibit V: Four photos of a prior art crate of Rehrig-Pacific Company, Model No. PLBC-8-2L-PET-QD.
15Exhibit Y: Brochure and photo, "Interlocking bottom grid. Cross stackable."
16Exhibit Z: One-page brochure disclosing a prior art 2-liter PET case having a plurality of notches on the top wall.
17Exhibits A & B: Two photos of an embodiment of U.S. Patent No. 4,773,554 to Warwick.
18Exhibits D-F: Thre photos of a bottle neck resting type crate with projections above the outer side walls.
19Exhibits G-J: Four photos of a bottle neck resting type crate without projections above the outer side walls.
20Exhibits W and X: Brochures including a PBC-6-2L (LO) crate for 2-liter bottles.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD03/313