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United States Patent D359,669
Splingaire June 27, 1995



The ornamental design for a socket, as shown and described.
Inventors: Splingaire; Jeffrey M. (North Riverside, IL)
Appl. No.: D/009,035
Filed: June 2, 1993

Related U.S. Patent Documents

Application NumberFiling DatePatent NumberIssue Date
646701Jan., 1995

Current U.S. Class: D8/29
Field of Search: D8/21,29,397 81/120,121.1,123,124.1,125,124.2,486,177.85

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D241520 September 1976 Fujita et al.
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Other References

Proto Tools Catalog, 1954, p. 26, 1/4 " Sq drive Socket Wrenches. .
Proto Tools Catalog, 1961, p. 38, Connecting Rod Sockets. .
Proto Tools Catalog, 1975, B p. 37, 6 point standard socket..

Primary Examiner: Shooman; Theodore M.
Assistant Examiner: Hyder; Philip
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a socket in accordance with the present design;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the socket illustrated in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is an elevational view of the socket illustrated in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of the socket illustrated in FIG. 1.

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