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Publication numberUSD237704 S
Publication typeGrant
Publication date18 Nov 1975
Filing date27 Mar 1972
Publication numberUS D237704 S, US D237704S, US-S-D237704, USD237704 S, USD237704S
InventorsJohn G. Lane
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Building block
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United States Patent Des. 237,704

Patented Nov. 18, 1975 Int. Cl. DZS-O] US. Cl. DIS-2 R FIG. 1 is a top, front. perspective view and FIG. 2 is a bottom, rear perspective view of a building block show ing my new design; and

FIG. 3 is a top. front, perspective view and FIG. 4 is a. bottom, rear perspective view of a modification of the building block showing my new design.

The dominant feature of applicants building block design resides in a plurality of evenly spaced, vertically and deeply striated panels of uniform width on at least the outer face of the building block, and additionally on end faces of corner blocks.

1 claim:

The ornamental design for a building block. substantially as shown and described.

Concrete Masonry Pictorial, vol. 26, No. 4, June 17, 1970, p. 6, block illustration.

A. HUGO WORD, Primary Examiner

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