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Publication numberUSD395509 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/046,401
Publication dateJun 23, 1998
Filing dateNov 14, 1995
Publication number046401, 29046401, US D395509 S, US D395509S, US-S-D395509, USD395509 S, USD395509S
InventorsJoy A. Packard, Thomas J. Packard
Original AssigneeMinnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Stethoscope chestpiece
US D395509 S
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  1. The ornamental design for an stethoscope chestpiece, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of a stethoscope chestpiece showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side elevational view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view thereof, taken approximately along line 5--5 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 7 is an enlarged rear perspective view of the stethoscope chestpiece of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is an enlarged front perspective view of the chestpiece of FIG. 1.

The broken line showing of the sound tube in FIG. 7 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
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6Brochure entitled, "Die MET-Stethoskop-Baureihe", by F.L. Fischer, (2 pages). Prior art.
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14Brochure entitled, "Sensitive Dual Membrane Stethoscope", by Erka (2 pages). Prior art.
15Brochure entitled, "Series 22 Stethoscope," Series 12 Stethoscope and Price List dated Mar. 1, 1980, by Newport Instruments, Inc. (4 pages).
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U.S. ClassificationD24/137