Packing container

  • US 5,025,981 A
  • Filed: 06/25/1990
  • Issued: 06/25/1991
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/14/1989
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A packing container comprising:

  • a plastic container having a top rim, a circumferential wall, and a bottom portion; and

    a cardboard sleeve surrounding said circumferential wall of said plastic container, said sleeve being formed from a cardboard blank having an upper edge, a lower edge, and inner and outer overlapping edges, said sleeve having a predetermined separation strip and a gripping tab, said predetermined separation strip being formed by said inner and outer overlapping edges being spaced apart to define an overlap area having an inner overlap area and an outer overlap area, said inner overlap area having a weakening line positioned laterally of said inner overlapping edge, said strip at least partially spanning said upper edge and said lower edge of said sleeve, said gripping tab being located at the upper edge of said strip, whereby said sleeve is separated from said plastic container by pulling down on said gripping tab and tearing said separation strip away from said sleeve.

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