Permanent filter for the preparation of tea in pots or cups

  • US 6,161,470 A
  • Filed: 07/30/1999
  • Issued: 12/19/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/01/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A permanent filter for the preparation of tea in a container, the permanent filter comprising:

  • a liquid-permeable straining fabric; and

    a ring-shaped member adapted to selectively support a lid having a tab and to support the liquid-permeable straining fabric in the container, the ring-shaped member connected to an upper portion of the liquid-permeable straining fabric, the ring-shaped member defining one or more holes, the holes being arranged to selectively receive the tab of the lid.

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