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Publication numberUSD429596 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/099,269
Publication dateAug 22, 2000
Filing dateNov 21, 1997
Publication number099269, 29099269, US D429596 S, US D429596S, US-S-D429596, USD429596 S, USD429596S
InventorsLorens G. Hlava, Gary A. Klein, Lori D. Baker
Original AssigneeThe Rival Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Slow cooker
US D429596 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a slow cooker, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a slow cooker showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a right side view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side view thereof.

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5Hitachi Models RD3031, RD405F, RZ1540L8 & RZ1840L/10 specifications.
6Hitachi, ChimeOmatic Models RD5083 & RD6103 specifications.
7House & Home Electric Steamer & Rice Cooker packaging exterior.
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11Rival® 8-oz Potpourri Crock® Model 3206 XX Sales Brochure; Oct., 1995.
12Rival® Automatic Steamer/Rice Cooker Sales Brochure; Oct., 1995.
13Rival® Crock-Grill® Sales Brochure; Oct., 1995.
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16Rival® Crock-Pot® Little Dipper Sales Brochure; Oct., 1995.
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U.S. ClassificationD07/360