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Publication numberUSD408274 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/069,897
Publication dateApr 20, 1999
Filing dateApr 3, 1997
Publication number069897, 29069897, US D408274 S, US D408274S, US-S-D408274, USD408274 S, USD408274S
InventorsGregory J. Vetter, Perry L. Virkler, Valerie M. Baldwin
Original AssigneeTruth Hardware Corporation
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Outer surface of an operator housing
US D408274 S
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  1. The ornamental design of a outer surface of an operator housing, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the outer surface of an operator housing as oriented relative to a window sill and sash (not shown), with an operator handle such as would typically be used with the housing shown in phantom;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the outer surface of an operator housing;

FIG. 3 is a front view of the outer surface of an operator housing; and,

FIG. 4 is a left end view of the outer surface of an operator housing.

The housing is normally mounted along its near and bottom to a window sill and sash (not shown) and the rear and bottom are therefore not normally visible. Accordingly, the rear and bottom views of the outer surface of an operator housing are not shown herein as they are unclaimed subject matter. Further, the end of the raised portion over which the handle is normally secured as shown in FIG. 1 is also not normally visible. Therefore, that end portion delineated by the surrounding dashed line in FIGS. 2 and 3 is also not a portion of the claimed subject matter.

Non-Patent Citations
1Trademark Housing Design--Registration No. 1,713,001 (Sep. 8, 1992).
2Truth Hardware brochure "10 Lever Operator" (1993).
3Truth Hardware brochure "11 EntrygardŽ Awning Operator" (1993).
4Truth Hardware brochure "11 Rotor Gear Awning Operator" (1993).
5Truth Hardware brochure "15 EntrygardŽ Dual Arm Operator" (1993).
6Truth Hardware brochure "15 EntrygardŽ Dyad Operator" (1993).
7Truth Hardware brochure "15 EntrygardŽ Single Arm Operator" (1993).
8Truth Hardware brochure "15 Single Arm Operator (surface mount)" (1993).
9Truth Hardware brochure "15 Split Arm Operator" (1993).
10Truth Hardware brochure "22 Pivot Shoe Roto Operator" (1993).
11Truth Hardware brochure "22 Scissors Arm Operator" (1993).
12Truth Hardware brochure "23 Dyad Operator" (1993).
13Truth Hardware brochure "23 Single Arm Operator (Face-Mount)" (1993).
14Truth Hardware brochure "30 Op-O-Lock™ System" (1993).
15Truth Hardware brochure "Casement and Awning Operators" (1993).
16Truth Hardware brochure "Telescoping Push Bar Operators" (1993).
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US6640389Sep 26, 2002Nov 4, 2003Pella CorporationCasement window operating assembly
US20060174447 *Feb 4, 2005Aug 10, 2006Glen WolfDisposable window handle
U.S. ClassificationD08/400