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Publication numberUSD351882 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/011,300
Publication date25 Oct 1994
Filing date30 Jul 1993
Publication number011300, 29011300, US D351882 S, US D351882S, US-S-D351882, USD351882 S, USD351882S
InventorsKelly Taylor, Barry D. Mower, Donny R. Matherne
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Base for a basketball goal
US D351882 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a base for a basketball goal, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a base for a basketball gaol showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a side elevation view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevation view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof.

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

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U.S. ClassificationD21/702