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Publication numberUSD445512 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/078,479
Publication dateJul 24, 2001
Filing dateOct 27, 1997
Priority dateOct 27, 1997
Publication number078479, 29078479, US D445512 S1, US D445512S1, US-S1-D445512, USD445512 S1, USD445512S1
InventorsDick J. Sievert
Original AssigneeAnchor Wall Systems, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Retaining wall block
US D445512 S1
Abstract  available in
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Claims(1)
  1. The ornamental design for a retaining wall block, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the retaining wall block of the invention.

FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the retaining wall block showing a second embodiment thereof.

FIG. 3 is a front elevation of the retaining wall block depicted in FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a side elevation of the retaining wall blocks depicted in FIGS. 1 and 2. The opposite side is a mirror image.

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the retaining wall block depicted in FIG. 2; and,

FIG. 6 is a top plan view of the retaining wall block depicted in FIG. 2.

The rear of the retaining wall block forms no part of the claimed design and the bottom of the first embodiment thereof is the same as the second embodiment shown in FIG. 5 except that the off-set, v-shaped notch is a reverse image of that shown in FIG. 5.

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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD25/113