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Publication numberUSD382481 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/048,638
Publication dateAug 19, 1997
Filing dateJan 5, 1996
Publication number048638, 29048638, US D382481 S, US D382481S, US-S-D382481, USD382481 S, USD382481S
InventorsCarl McEldowney
Original AssigneeAluminum Company Of America
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Easy open container end
US D382481 S
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  1. The ornamental design for the easy-open container end, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of an easy-open container end showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 4 is a section through the easy-open can end of FIG. 1 along lines 4--4 thereof.

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U.S. ClassificationD09/438