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The following patent was issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office on December 21, 2004.

No Smoking Sign Ashtray

patent#: US D500166

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posted on 12/21/2004, patent issued on 12/21/2004

A design only a New Yorker could come up with.

Submitted for review two-and-a-half weeks before the New York City Council voted to ban cigarette smoking from bars and restaurants, NYC designer Mark Cameron Naden predicted the outrage of city smokers.

They may take our smokes, but they'll never take our IRONY!!!

No Smoking Sign Ashtray

Comments on No Smoking Sign Ashtray

rebel | Dec 2, 2007 9:02 PM
No we are really smoking dudes...

massy | Dec 6, 2005 1:02 AM
I want one!

adam | Dec 6, 2005 1:00 AM
would love one! would compliment the smoking section and non smoking section signs in my blazer

tarissa | Dec 4, 2005 5:00 AM
this information stinks really stinks

Raylene | Nov 1, 2004 2:02 AM
Mrs.Kaufman can this be a good sketch?

Langrer | Dec 3, 2004 8:01 AM
Yeah, it's currently developed and sold in Spain...

reofbl | Dec 1, 2004 7:00 AM
Most smokers with a sense of humor would enjoy one of these by their restaunt tables in the appriopate setting. Then again, I can't claim to like anything that promotes smoking.

Artemis | Dec 1, 2004 2:02 AM
so what place would have one of these.. a place that alowes the use of ciggarets, but frowns apon smoking? interesting...

Stu A | Nov 3, 2003 6:00 AM
Is it available? Would love to have a No Smokign Ashtray!!! Mail me if anyone know if it is available in Europe! GreetZ

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