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Title:
Electric broom
United States Patent D424263
Inventors:
Canni Ferrari, Cesare Mario (Cassina De'Pecce, IT)
Sin, Timmy H. Y. (Hong Kong, HK)
Ping, Chung Chi (Hong Kong, HK)
Application Number:
D/050395
Publication Date:
05/02/2000
Filing Date:
02/16/1996
Assignee:
Royal Appliance Mfg. Co. (Cleveland, OH)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D04/135, D32/22, D32/50
Field of Search:
D32/50, D32/51, D32/31, D32/25, D32/32, D32/35, D32/22, 15/154.1, 15/160, 15/246, 15/140, D4/135
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US Patent References:
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3821831MULTI-POSITION BRUSH NOZZLE FOR VACUUM CLEANERJuly, 1974Grover
3079626Combination electric vacuum cleaner and floor scrubberMarch, 1963Yonkers et al.
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2180930Vacuum cleanerNovember, 1939Mortensen
1971493Vacuum cleanerAugust, 1934Leathers
0921669N/AMay, 1909Boegel et al.
Primary Examiner:
Lucas, Susan J.
Assistant Examiner:
Ramirez, Cynthia E.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & McKee, LLP
Claims:
1. The ornamental design for an electric broom, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a front view of the electronic broom showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a back view;

FIG. 3 is a left side view;

FIG. 4 is a right side view;

FIG. 5 is a top view;

FIG. 6 is a bottom view;

FIG. 7 is an enlarged left side view;

FIG. 8 is an enlarged right side view; and,

FIG. 9 is an enlarged bottom view.

The handle is partially shown in FIGS. 7 and 8 for convenience of illustration.