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United States Patent D242,728
Schwindt ,   et al. December 14, 1976

Insertion tool for an animal indentification tag


The ornamental design for an insertion tool for an animal identification tag, substantially as shown and described.
Inventors: Schwindt; Jackson T. (Cody, WY), Sheets; William B. (Powell, WY)
Assignee: Y-Tex Corporation (Cody, WY)
Appl. No.: 05/571,752
Filed: April 25, 1975

Current U.S. Class: D30/199
Current International Class: D3099
Field of Search: D30/43,99 40/300-304 128/33 D8/88,102,14,16,51,68,95 227/67,68,124,141-144 D83/12R

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D163008 May 1951 Willson
3407816 October 1968 Curutchet
3694949 October 1972 Howe
3815798 June 1974 Lavitch

Other References

Starbar Ear Tags, Ad. Rec'd 7/1/75..

Primary Examiner: Stearman; Joel
Assistant Examiner: Word; George P.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Hume; James P.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an insertion tool for an animal identification tag or the like, showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a rear elevational view;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view;

FIG. 5 is an enlarged scale end elevational view taken along line 5--5 of FIG. 2;

FIG. 6 is an enlarged scale cross-sectional view taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 2; and

FIG. 7 is an enlarged scale cross-sectional view taken along line 7-7 of FIG. 2.

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