Dry erase and tack display board having no frame

  • US 6,837,715 B2
  • Filed: 03/06/2001
  • Issued: 01/04/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/06/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A tackable and markable dry-erase board assembly for receiving at least one tack and displaying an erasable writing material, the board assembly comprising:

  • (a) a board comprising an integral body of a moldable plastic foam material, the board having sufficient thickness and rigidity to maintain its shape without the need for a separate structural frame or structural backing, the board further comprising a mounting surface capable of receiving and holding the tack, wherein the plastic foam material is capable of substantially closing a hole made by the tack when the tack is withdrawn such that the same hole is capable of holding the tack for more than one time; and

    (b) a panel secured to a portion of the board mounting surface, the panel having a surface adapted to display the erasable writing material.

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