Global Patent Index - EP 1040939 A1

EP 1040939 A1 2000-10-04 - A plug for closing the top end of the shaft of a felt pen or similar writing instrument

Title (en)

A plug for closing the top end of the shaft of a felt pen or similar writing instrument

Title (de)

Stopfen zum Verschliessen des oberen Endes eines Filzstiftes oder eines ähnlichen Schreibgerätes

Title (fr)

Embout pour fermer l'extrémité supérieure du corps tubulaire d'un crayon feutre ou instrument d'écriture similaire

Publication

EP 1040939 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00106702 A

Priority

IT TO990053 U

Abstract (en)

A plug for closing the top end of the shaft (3) of a felt pen or similar writing instrument has a cylindrical body (5) which can be fitted in the top end in a leaktight manner. The plug comprises a first end (7) for abutting a corresponding end of an ink reservoir (9) of the writing instrument, and a second end having a collar (11) projecting radially outwardly from the cylindrical body (5) and defining a radial abutment surface (13) for the fitting of the plug (1) in the shaft (3). The plug (1) is shaped in a manner such as to resist gripping thereof by the teeth of a user, particularly of a child. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

B43K 8/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B43K 8/00 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

B43K (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B43K 8/00 (2013.01); B43K 23/08 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

None

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1040939 A1 20001004; EP 1040939 B1 20040526; AT 267714 T 20040615; DE 60010963 D1 20040701; IT 250620 Y1 20030924; IT TO990053 U1 20001002

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