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United States Patent D401,198
Mueller ,   et al. November 17, 1998

Exterior shell of a vehicle hood


The ornamental design for an exterior shell of a vehicle hood, as shown and described.
Inventors: Mueller; Franz (Fort Wayne, IN), Pennell; James P. (Fort Wayne, IN), Tirey; Robert S. (Fort Wayne, IN)
Assignee: Navistar International Transportation Corp (Chicago, IL)
Appl. No.: D/080,491
Filed: December 10, 1997

Current U.S. Class: D12/173
Current International Class: 1216
Field of Search: D12/173 180/69.2,89.1,89.12 296/190

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D328273 July 1992 McGrew, Jr. et al.
D366638 January 1996 Tuiker et al.
D391908 March 1998 Allendorph
D393436 April 1998 Williams

Other References

`The Richard Petty Limited Edition 9300 Eagle.RTM.` Brochure No. AD--43650A, Navistar International Transportation Corp., 1997..

Primary Examiner: Brown; Melody N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sullivan; Dennis K. Calfa; Jeffrey P.


FIG. 1 is a left,front perspective view of an exterior shell of a vehicle hood showing our new design, it may be understood that the broken lines are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view thereof.

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