Miniature rotary electric switch
United States Patent D414746

Rao, Chepur P. (North Kingstown, RI)
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Filing Date:
Tower Manufacturing Corporation (Providence, RI)
Primary Class:
Field of Search:
D13/158, D13/171, D13/174, D13/184, 200/6R, 200/11R, 200/284, 200/293, 200/303, 200/544
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US Patent References:
5750947Rotary electric switch with conductive platesMay, 1998Rao et al.200/6R
5728982Miniature rotary electric switchMarch, 1998Rao et al.200/6R
D387331Electrical switchDecember, 1997WongD13/158
5072078Rotary switchDecember, 1991Rao et al.200/11R
4665464Adjustable electromechanical deviceMay, 1987Vermeulen361/293
4016387Snap together switch assemblyApril, 1977Aberer200/303
D199026N/ASeptember, 1964RasorD13/158
2813158Rotary switch with quick-connect terminalsNovember, 1957Hutt200/284

Other References:
tower Manufacturing Corporation, 3900 Series Rotary Switches Catalog Published before the filing date of this Application.
Tower Manufacturing Corporation, 3000 Series Rotary Snap Switches Catalog; Published before the filing date of this Application.
1 Sheet of Drawings of a Prior Art Switch Published before the file date of this Application.
Primary Examiner:
Aronovich, Adir
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Kriegsman & Kriegsman
1. The ornamental design for a miniature rotary electric switch, as shown anddescribed.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, rear and left side of a miniature rotary electric switch showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a left side view thereof.