Title:
Van top luggage carrier or similar article
United States Patent D295620


Inventors:
Littrell, Delbert O. (Vandalia, MI)
Application Number:
06/733788
Publication Date:
05/10/1988
Filing Date:
05/14/1985
Assignee:
Bivouac Industries, Inc. (Vandalia, MI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D12/156, D12/157, 296/26, 296/99R, 296/156, 224/328
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US Patent References:
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Other References:
R. V. Business, 7/84, p. 137, Van Top, top left side of page.
Primary Examiner:
Gandy, James M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Barnes & Thornburg
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a van top luggage carrier or similar article, asshown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a van top luggage carrier showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 7 is a perspective thereof with the side doors and rear panel in open condition;

FIG. 8 is a left side elevation view of FIG. 7;

FIG. 9 is a front elevation view of FIG. 7;

FIG. 10 is a perspective view of a van top luggage carrier showing a second embodiment of my new design;

FIG. 11 is a left side elevation view of FIG. 10 it being understood that the right side is a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 12 is a front elevation view of FIG. 10;

FIG. 13 is a rear perspective view of FIG. 1 with the rear panel in open condition.

The top and rear views of the second embodiment of the design are substantially the same as those of the first embodiment shown in FIGS. 6 and 3, respectively. The broken lines shown in FIGS. 1, 7, 10, and 13 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.