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Publication numberUSD458693 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/062,137
Publication dateJun 11, 2002
Filing dateNov 8, 1996
Priority dateNov 8, 1996
Publication number062137, 29062137, US D458693 S1, US D458693S1, US-S1-D458693, USD458693 S1, USD458693S1
InventorsDick J. Sievert
Original AssigneeAnchor Wall Systems, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Retaining wall block
US D458693 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a retaining wall block, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the block of the invention lying on its top to show the lower portion of the front face, right showing the relationship of the proportions of the block front face to the chamfer on the side and bottom edges of the block.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the block shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view of the block shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a top plan view of the block shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a side elevation view of the block shown in FIG. 1; the opposite side is a mirror-image.

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Referenced by
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US6682269 *Mar 17, 2001Jan 27, 2004Rockwood Retaining Walls Inc.Block with multifaceted bottom surface
US7090438Jan 20, 2004Aug 15, 2006Rockwood Retaining Walls, Inc.Block with multifaceted bottom surface
US7351014Jun 20, 2006Apr 1, 2008Mortarless Technologies, LlcBlock with multifaceted bottom surface
U.S. ClassificationD25/113