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Publication numberUSD424908 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/109,244
Publication dateMay 16, 2000
Filing dateAug 12, 1999
Publication number109244, 29109244, US D424908 S, US D424908S, US-S-D424908, USD424908 S, USD424908S
InventorsLee S. Weinerman, Scott A. Arthurs
Original AssigneeThe Eastern Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Joint and arm portions of spring biased hinge
US D424908 S
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  1. We claim the ornamental design for a joint and arm portions of spring biased hinge, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a top plan view of joint and arm portions of a spring biased hinge showing our new design, with the two pivotally connected arms of the hinge extending substantially parallel, and with typical arm portions that comprise no part of the design being depicted by broken lines;

FIG. 2 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left end elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof.

The surface(s) or portion(s) of the article not shown in the drawing or described in the specification form(s) no part of the claimed design.

Non-Patent Citations
1Bronson Co., Honer D., "Hinges By The Homer D. Bronson Company," 1971, p. 25, Right Column Entitled "Spring Hinges".
2Guden Co., H.A., "Hardware For Industry," 1979, p. 9, Bottom Third Of Page Entitled "Spring Hinges".
3Hong Kong Enterprise, p. 771, Showing 2 Hinges With Staggered Leaves, right column at top, Jun. 1994 KinKei Company.
Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US6427500Nov 9, 1999Aug 6, 2002The Eastern CompanyLatch, lock and hinge system for use with closures such as tonneau covers
U.S. ClassificationD08/328