Title:
Seed furrow closing wheel
Document Type and Number:
United States Patent D801396

Inventors:
Whalen, Patrick T. (Colchester, IL, US)
Litchfield, Derek A. (Macomb, IL, US)
Allensworth, Derek W. (Macomb, IL, US)
Application Number:
29/571541
Publication Date:
10/31/2017
Filing Date:
07/19/2016
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Assignee:
YETTER MANUFACTURING COMPANY (Colchester, IL, US)
Primary Class:
Other Classes:
D15/28
International Classes:
(IPC1-7): 1503
Field of Search:
D15/21, D15/28, D15/29, 111/163, 111/166, 111/167, 111/169, 111/109, 111/190-195, 111/121, 172/604, 172/540, 172/556, 172/766, 172/769, 172/765, 172/772.5, 172/772, 172/535, 172/538, 301/43
US Patent References:
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D611507WheelMarch, 2010MartinD15/28
D594477Soil compaction wheelJune, 2009DawsonD15/20
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5896932Seed furrow closing wheelApril, 1999Bruns172/556
D396863Planter closing wheelAugust, 1998BrunsD15/28
D395662Press wheelJune, 1998BrunsD15/29
D386191Planter closing wheelNovember, 1997BrunsD15/28
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D137446N/AMarch, 1944Schmeiser172/537
Primary Examiner:
Goodwin, Mark
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Claims:
CLAIM

1. We claim the ornamental design for a seed furrow closing wheel, as shown and described.

Description:

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a seed furrow closing wheel in accordance with an embodiment of our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view of the seed furrow closing wheel shown in FIG. 1, the back being a mirror image thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the seed furrow closing wheel shown in FIG. 1, the profile being consistent around a perimeter thereof.

The broken lines depict environmental structure for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.