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Publication numberUSD485756 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/170,756
Publication dateJan 27, 2004
Filing dateNov 11, 2002
Priority dateApr 16, 2001
Also published asCA97597S, USD465417
Publication number170756, 29170756, US D485756 S1, US D485756S1, US-S1-D485756, USD485756 S1, USD485756S1
InventorsWilliam P. Apps
Original AssigneeRehrig Pacific Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Handle portion for stackable low depth crate
US D485756 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for handle portion for stackable low depth crate, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of handle portion for stackable low depth crate showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a front side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a right side elevational view thereof.

The broken lines shown are for environmental purposes only and are not part of the claimed design.

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U.S. ClassificationD09/434