Holder for a flat article
United States Patent D853486

Racine, Michael (Dalmeny, CA)
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Racine Michael
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(IPC1-7): 1902
Field of Search:
D19/3, D19/75, D19/77-78, D19/86-92, D3/313, D3/901, D6/553, D6/566, D6/560, D6/570, D6/300, D6/301, D6/302, D7/590, D7/601, D7/640, D7/641, D28/73
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Other References:
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Primary Examiner:
Albert, Elizabeth A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Moss & Barnett
Bondi, Michael A.

1. The ornamental design for a holder for a flat article, as shown and described.


FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the holder for a flat article showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view of the design of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a back elevation view of the design of FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a left side elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a right side elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 6 is a top elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom elevation view of the design shown in FIG. 1.

The broken lines in the drawings are included to show clips on the edges of the holder for a flat article and form no part of the claimed design.