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Publication numberUSD358643 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 07/951,424
Publication dateMay 23, 1995
Filing dateSep 25, 1992
Publication number07951424, 951424, US D358643 S, US D358643S, US-S-D358643, USD358643 S, USD358643S
InventorsWilliam R. Knepshield, Kristen S. Knepshield, Kerry K. Assil
Original AssigneeKmi, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Double edge surgical blade with undercut capability
US D358643 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a double edge surgical blade with undercut capability, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a double edge surgical blade with undercut capability showing our new design, the rear elevational view being identical thereto;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a front perspective view thereof.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/146