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Publication numberUSD332873 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 07/553,192
Publication dateFeb 2, 1993
Filing dateJul 13, 1990
Publication number07553192, 553192, US D332873 S, US D332873S, US-S-D332873, USD332873 S, USD332873S
InventorsThomas J. Hall
Original AssigneeThe Procter & Gamble Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Set of bristles for a toothbrush
US D332873 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a set of bristles for a toothbrush, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a right side elevational view of an embodiment of a set of bristles for a toothbrush embodying our new design, the left side elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged cross sectional view taken along line 2--2 in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged back elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a fragmentary elevational view taken in the direction of line 6--6 in FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 7 is a greatly enlarged perspective view thereof.

The broken lines in the figures represent one possible handle. They are shown for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claim.

Non-Patent Citations
15 pages of sketches illustrating various brushes and a photograph of a toothbrush marketed by Lion Corporation.
2Translation of Quality Testing the Ends of Bristles of Toothbrushes for children, Zahnaertzliche Mitteilungen V. 77, #16, 1987, pp. 1740-1742, 1744-1745.
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U.S. ClassificationD04/104