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Publication numberUSD652142 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/310,258
Publication dateJan 10, 2012
Filing dateAug 5, 2008
Priority dateMar 23, 2007
Also published asUSD685469
Publication number29310258, 310258, US D652142 S1, US D652142S1, US-S1-D652142, USD652142 S1, USD652142S1
InventorsMichael R. Cole, Mathew Cardinali, James M. Sellers, Michael Perlman, Keith Rubin
Original AssigneeSeedlings Life Science Ventures, Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Stethoscope cleaning assembly cartridge
US D652142 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for a stethescope cleaning assembly cartridge, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a reduced front perspective view of a stethoscope cleaning assembly cartridge illustrating our design;

FIG. 2 is a reduced front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a reduced bottom view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a rear view thereof; and,

FIG. 8 is a rear perspective thereof.

The broken lines showing portions of a stethoscope cleaning assembly cartridge are included for illustrating environmental structure and form no part of the claimed design.

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U.S. ClassificationD24/134