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Publication numberUSD484031 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/170,528
Publication dateDec 23, 2003
Filing dateNov 7, 2002
Priority dateJun 25, 1998
Also published asUSD472797
Publication number170528, 29170528, US D484031 S1, US D484031S1, US-S1-D484031, USD484031 S1, USD484031S1
InventorsThomas J. Ellis, Edward A. McCormack, Harry L. Dickerson, William R. Frame, Steven M. Lubeck
Original AssigneeSouthco, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Captive screw
US D484031 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a captive screw, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 5 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 6 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 7 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 8 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 9 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a second embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 10 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 11 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 12 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 13 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 14 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 15 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 16 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 17 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a third embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 18 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 19 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 20 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 21 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 22 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 23 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 24 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 25 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a fourth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 26 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 27 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 28 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 29 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 30 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 31 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 32 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 33 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a fifth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 34 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 35 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 36 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 37 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 38 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 39 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 40 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 41 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a sixth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 42 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 43 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 44 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 45 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 46 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 47 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 48 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 49 is a side elevational view of the captive screw showing a seventh embodiment of our new design, the remaining views appearing the same as those of the sixth embodiment;

FIG. 50 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing an eighth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 51 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 52 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 53 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 54 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 55 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 56 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 57 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 58 is a side elevational view of the captive screw showing a ninth embodiment of our new design, the remaining views appearing the same as those of the eighth embodiment;

FIG. 59 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a tenth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 60 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 61 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 62 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 63 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 64 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 65 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 66 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 67 is a side elevational view of the captive screw showing an eleventh embodiment of our new design, the remaining views appearing the same as those of the tenth embodiment;

FIG. 68 is a side elevation of a captive screw showing a twelfth embodiment of our new design, all remaining sides being identical;

FIG. 69 is a perspective view thereof;

FIG. 70 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 71 is a top plan view thereof showing a six lobed driver recess;

FIG. 72 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined six lobed/slotted driver recess;

FIG. 73 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a slotted driver recess;

FIG. 74 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a Phillips driver recess;

FIG. 75 is an alternate top plan view thereof showing a combined slotted/Phillips driver recess; and,

FIG. 76 is a side elevational view of the captive screw showing a thirteenth embodiment of our new design, the remaining views appearing the same as those of the twelfth embodiment.

It is understood that for each alternate top plan view in each embodiment in the drawings, the bottom plan, perspective and side elevations are identical to those shown.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD08/387