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United States Patent D328,045
Matoba July 21, 1992

Belt adjuster for apparel or similar article


The ornamental design for a belt adjuster for apparel or similar article, as shown and described.
Inventors: Matoba; Hiroshi (Toyama, JP)
Assignee: Nippon Notion Kogyo Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, JP)
Appl. No.: 07/464,747
Filed: January 12, 1990

Current U.S. Class: D11/218 ; 24/169; 24/196; D8/382; D8/383
Field of Search: D11/200,201,208,216,220,226,228,236,237,218,210,231,219 24/304-314,323,646,650,169,170,176,68R,68CD,198,196,163R,163K,191-193,200 D8/382-383,356

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D287067 December 1986 Kasai
4571783 February 1986 Kasai
4608735 September 1986 Kasai
4637099 January 1987 Kasai
4677711 July 1987 Ansher
4903378 February 1990 Kasai
Primary Examiner: Word; A. Hugo
Assistant Examiner: Seifert; R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hill, Van Santen, Steadman & Simon


FIG. 1 is a front elevational view of a belt adjuster for apparel or similar article showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is an end elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a cross sectional view taken along the lines 3--3 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 5 is an end elevational view of the side opposite that shown in FIG. 2;

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view the opposite side being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is the cross sectional view similar to that of FIG. 3, shown with a belt to illustrate the design in a position of use.

The broken line showing of a belt in FIG. 7 is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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