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Title:
Gumball dispensing machine
United States Patent D399878
Inventors:
Lin, Irene An-yun (P.O. Box 80393, San Marino, CA, 91118)
Application Number:
D/076911
Publication Date:
10/20/1998
Filing Date:
09/24/1997
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D20/1-19, D6/461, D6/470, 221/92, 221/128, 221/155, 221/196, 221/281, 221/284, 194/350
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US Patent References:
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D374039Spiral gumball machineSeptember, 1996BeeneD20/7
D370694Coin actuated vending machineJune, 1996Kovens et al.D20/7
5452822Gumball machineSeptember, 1995Haymond221/155
5261564Drum-type vending machineNovember, 1993Yelvington221/113
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4560086Helical elevating dispenser for round objects such as candiesDecember, 1985Stol221/24
3831574LOADING DEVICE FOR SPHERICAL OBJECTSAugust, 1974Strand
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3375912Random-coin-positioning amusement device cooperable in input relationship with a coin-receiving meansApril, 1968Weitzman
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3077254Gum ball-dispensing machineFebruary, 1963Goldfarb
3036732Merchandise vending machineMay, 1962Schaef
3018148DispenserJanuary, 1962Probasco
2880906Agitating dispenser for encapsulated articlesApril, 1959Probasco
2843985Dispensing pressure can for tennis ballsJuly, 1958Ritzenberg
2772811Selective bulk merchandise vending machineDecember, 1956Schaef
2759632Dispensing machineAugust, 1956Ussery
2614673Merchandise vending machineOctober, 1952Obodzinski
2606088Combined bank, coin controlled gum vender, and gameAugust, 1952Leaf
2193211Dispensing apparatusMarch, 1940Taylor
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Foreign References:
RU1222491April, 1986221/265
Other References:
A&A Co./Parkway Machine Corp. Gumball Wizard Brochure, 1994.
A&A Co./Parkway Machine Corp. The Zipper Gumball Dispenser, p. 14, Dec. 1995.
Primary Examiner:
Morris, Sandra L.
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for a gumball dispensing machine, as shown anddescribed.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a plan view of a gumball dispensing machine, showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof, the other side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a back view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof.