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Publication numberUSD405744 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/085,347
Publication dateFeb 16, 1999
Filing dateMar 20, 1998
Publication number085347, 29085347, US D405744 S, US D405744S, US-S-D405744, USD405744 S, USD405744S
InventorsDavid A. Young, Jacob S. Belinky
Original AssigneeDraw-Tite, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Trailer hitch receiver tube cover
US D405744 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a trailer hitch receiver tube cover, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a trailer hitch receiver tube cover showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side being a mirror image of the right side shown;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof, the bottom being a mirror image of the top shown;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a perspective view of a modified form of the trailer hitch receiver tube cover shown in FIG. 1, it being understood that the side, top bottom and rear views thereof are substantially the same as shown and described in FIGS. 2-5, the sole difference being the absence of the shank aperture.

Non-Patent Citations
1Draw-Tite Towing Systems Total Solutions, 1997 catalog, pp. 1 and 79.
2Packaging illustrating The "Permanent" Receiver Cover itch Hider of Pro Motorcar Products Inc., 1997.
3Receiver Tube Cover #17-9176P and #12-4550W, J.C. Whitney Catalog #527R, p. 36, Feb. 1991.
4Reese Products, Applications & Towing Accessories Catalog, 1997, pp. 2 and 26.
5Seven (7) photographs (no date given).
6Winch Accessory Chart, Photograph #1, "Hitch Cover", Warn Industries, Nov. 1997.
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U.S. ClassificationD12/162