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Title:
Nestable crate with handle
United States Patent D379121
Inventors:
Apps, William P. (Alpharetta, GA)
Koefelda, Gerald R. (Atlanta, GA)
Application Number:
D/037636
Publication Date:
05/13/1997
Filing Date:
04/18/1995
Assignee:
Rehrig Pacific Company (Los Angeles, CA)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D03/314
Field of Search:
D3/304, D3/307-314, D9/341, D9/424, D9/425, 206/427, 206/429, 206/515, 206/519, 206/557, 206/562-564, 206/201, 220/509, 220/513, 220/514, 220/516, 220/517, 220/669, 220/670, 220/672, 220/673, 220/DIG.2, 220/DIG.12, 220/DIG.15
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US Patent References:
5426890Culture tray for growing young plantsJune, 1995Dummen
5335814Stackable tray displaying soda bottlesAugust, 1994Hepp
5105948Stackable and nestable beverage can trayApril, 1992Morris et al.
5097890Heat treating apparatus with cooling fluid nozzlesMarch, 1992Nakao
5096085Crate for accommodating a plurality of bottlesMarch, 1992Eck et al.
5060819Nestable low depth trayOctober, 1991Apps
D319129Stackable castle crateAugust, 1991Apps et al.D3/311
4978002Cross-stacking bottle caseDecember, 1990Apps et al.
4944400Self-supporting storage, shipping and display assemblyJuly, 1990Van Onstein et al.
4932532Reusable stackable tray for cansJune, 1990Apps et al.
4928841Bottle trayMay, 1990Arthurs
4899874Stackable low depth bottle caseFebruary, 1990Apps et al.
4773554CrateSeptember, 1988Warwick
4759451Multi-level-stacking/nesting trayJuly, 1988Apps
D277837Multiple plant containerMarch, 1985TurunenD3/313
4410099Case for multipacks of bottlesOctober, 1983deLarosiere
4319685Openwork crate for transporting bottles or the likeMarch, 1982David
4256224Nestable and stackable six-bottle carrierMarch, 1981Hirota
4143764Shipper container for flasksMarch, 1979Moss, III
4105117Re-usable plastic containersAugust, 1978Atkin et al.
4101049Shipping tray for fruitJuly, 1978Wallace et al.
4095720Plastic carrier for fluid containersJune, 1978Delbrouck et al.
D247648Bakery container or the likeMarch, 1978Carroll et al.
D244486Bakery tray or the likeMay, 1977Johnson et al.
3997057Stacking means for packing trayDecember, 1976Craig
3794208TRAYFebruary, 1974Roush et al.
3744707CARDBOARD TRAY CONTAINERJuly, 1973Ross
D224366N/AJuly, 1972Rehrig
3349943Bottle carrying and stacking caseOctober, 1967Box
3332574Bottled beverage caseJuly, 1967Earp
3270913Nestable and stackable containerSeptember, 1966Bridenstine et al.
3265237Beverage bottle casesAugust, 1966Pache et al.
3052373Stackable and nestable containerSeptember, 1962Frater
3009579Tray and stacking deviceNovember, 1961Ettlinger, Jr.
Foreign References:
FR1351218March, 1963
DE2801077July, 1978
DE2712748September, 1978
Primary Examiner:
Bullock B. J.
Assistant Examiner:
Shelton, Richelle
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Banner & Allegretti, Ltd.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a nestable crate with handle, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of a nestable crate in accordance with my new design, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 2 is an end elevational view of the nestable crate of FIG. 1, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view of the nestable crate of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the nestable crate of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a cross sectional view of the nestable crate taken along line 5--5 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 6 is a cross sectional view of the nestable crate taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 7 is a cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 7--7 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 8 is a cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 8--8 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 9 is a cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 9--9 of FIG. 3;

FIG. 10 is a cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 10--10 of FIG. 4;

FIG. 11 is a cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 11--11 of FIG. 4;

FIG. 12 is an enlarged cross section of the nestable crate taken along line 12--12 of FIG. 4; and,

FIG. 13 is an enlarged fragmented perspective view of a corner area of the crate of FIG. 1.