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United States Patent D245,532
Taylor August 23, 1977

Swim vest with dorsal fin


The ornamental design for a swim vest with dorsal fin, substantially as shown and described above.
Inventors: Taylor; Donald (Altamonte Springs, FL)
Appl. No.: 05/634,141
Filed: November 21, 1975

Current U.S. Class: D21/805
Current International Class: D0202; D2102
Field of Search: D34/43,41 272/1B 9/311,340,341,342

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
2359844 October 1944 Harris
3428980 February 1969 Newton

Other References

Movie "Jaws", released Summer 1975, shark fin prop used in scene in which children with fake shark dorsal fin attached to body create hysteria among bathers..

Primary Examiner: Douglas; Alan P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Allen; Herbert L.


FIG. 1 is a side view of a swim vest with dorsal fin incorporating my design;

FIG. 2 is a front view;

FIG. 3 is a back view;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view; and

FIG. 5 is a bottom view.

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