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Title:
Decorative top edge cover for pickup truck side walls
United States Patent D388043
Inventors:
Elwell, Dennis L. (Ankeny, IA)
Sills, Robert L. (Story City, IA)
Application Number:
D/053538
Publication Date:
12/23/1997
Filing Date:
04/24/1996
Assignee:
Putco, Inc. (Story City, IA)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D12/98, D12/167, D12/181, D12/190, D12/400, D12/401, 280/770, 293/128, 296/32, 428/31
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US Patent References:
D355399Combined vehicle hood shield and windshield deflectorFebruary, 1995LundD12/181
D332072Exterior trim for the bed of a pickup truckDecember, 1992Shirlin et al.D12/401
5149478Forming decorative trim strips from continuous extrusionsSeptember, 1992Malm428/31
4909559Protection system for a vehicle cargo bedMarch, 1990Zettle280/770
4872719Truck rail arrangementOctober, 1989Cardwell296/32
D299017Pickup truck sideboard guard and tie down unitDecember, 1988RennD12/190
4707008Portable multipositionable locking body molding for ferrous and non-ferrous vehiclesNovember, 1987Falco293/128
D281061Tailgate bumperOctober, 1985TortolaniD12/167
D264833Trim piece for an automobile hoodJune, 1982Trobmley et al.D12/190
Primary Examiner:
Gandy, James
Assistant Examiner:
Spear R.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Zarley, McKee, Thomte, Voorhees, & Sease
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a decorative top edge cover for pickup truck sidewalls, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the decorative top edge cover for pickup truck side walls of the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale and broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 5 is a front elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale and broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 6 is an end elevational view thereof as viewed from the right of FIG. 1, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 7 is an end elevational view as viewed from the left of FIG. 1, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 8 is a perspective view of a second embodiment of the design for a decorative top flange cover for pickup truck side walls;

FIG. 9 is a top plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 10 is a bottom plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 11 is a rear elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale and broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 12 is a front elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 13 is an end elevational view as viewed from the right end thereof, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 14 is an end elevational view as viewed from the left end thereof, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 15 is a perspective view of a third embodiment of the design for the decorative top edge cover for pickup truck side walls;

FIG. 16 is a top plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 17 is a bottom plan view thereof, shown at a reduced scale for ease of disclosure;

FIG. 18 is a rear elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale and broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 19 is a front elevational view thereof, shown at an enlarged scale and broken away in the middle for clarity of illustration;

FIG. 20 is an end elevational view thereof as viewed from the right end of FIG. 15, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration; and,

FIG. 21 is an end elevational view as viewed from the left end of FIG. 15, shown at an enlarged scale for clarity of illustration.