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Publication numberUS1049087 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 31, 1912
Filing dateApr 22, 1911
Priority dateApr 22, 1911
Publication numberUS 1049087 A, US 1049087A, US-A-1049087, US1049087 A, US1049087A
InventorsCharles H Hill
Original AssigneeCharles H Hill
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Non-slipping sole.
US 1049087 A
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j @Qgg Specification of Letters Patent. l Pgwntd Da, 31,1912, Application filed April 22, 1911. Serial N0. 622,776.

To all toi-0m it may concern.' A

Be it knoivn that l, CHARLES H. ILL, a citizen of the TJnited States of America, rey siding at Lynn, in the county of Essex and Connnonivealth of Iv'iassachusetts, have ini Y vented certain new and useful improve- C, the shank is cut away, to form a vacuumments in `Non-Slipping Soles,I of ivhich the cup F, the boundaries of which are the reinthe shank are reinforced, as at C, C, said reinforcements being flat on their outer surfaces, as shown in Fig. 2, so as to contact squarely With soft or muddy ground in Walking. Between said reinforoen'ients C,

following is such a full, clear, and exact deforcements C, C, the transverse rear edge scription, as will enable others versed in tl'le of the tread and the transverse front edge l0 art to u'hich it appertains to make and use of the heel. This construction is valuable, my said improvements. because it renders the sole soft and pliable lily invention relates to soles, made from at the shank, and provides a suitable reinrubber or other suitable material, and inforcement for the stitched portions, and also tended to be used upon shoes or other suraffords a suction-hold, so much desired dur- 15 faces requiring a non-slipping surface, and ing Wet and slippery Walking.

has for its objects to provide a suction cup Having thus described my invention what at the shank portion of the sole by means of l claim as new and desire to secure by LeteXterior raised reinforcing sections, said ters Patent is: suction cup being intended to Work in l. ln a shoe-sole provided with a tread 20 conjunction ivith accompanying non-slipand heel, a pliable shank provided, on its ping surfaces of the tread and heel porlongitudinal edges, With reinforcements, tions, and to attain other advantages and each having a flat outer surface to contact results, some of which may be hereinafter squarely with muddy or soft ground in referred to in connection iv'th the following Walking, said shank being provided Wit-h a description. cut-away portion, the boundaries of which I attain the object of my invention as are the said reinforcements, the transverse shown in the accoinpanying drawings, in rear edge of the tread and the transverse ivliich front edge Of the heel. 75 Figure l is a bottom view of my im- 2. ln a shoe-sole provided With a tread e0 proved sole. Fig. 2 is a cross section of the and heel, both carrying anti-slipping means, shank portion on the line in Fig. l. a pliable shank provided, on its longitudinal Similar letters refer to similar parts edges, with reinforcements, each having a throughout the several views. flat outer surface to contact squarely with S0 ln Fig. l, B represents the semi-spherical muddy or soft ground in Walking, said projections which form my non-slipping shank being provided with a cut-away porsurface. lt will be especially noted that no tion, the boundaries of which are the said series of these projections form a straigl'it reinforcements, the transverse rear edge of line in any direction. it is by means of this the tread and the transverse front edge of feature that l insure an eiiicient clinging the heel. 40 surface. it ivill also be readily seen that In testimony whereof I hereunto my these semi-spherical projections uith the insignature in the presence of tivo attesting cidental depressions betiveen the same natur- Witnesses.

ally create ai suction ivhen incontact with a CHARLES H' HELL. net, slippery and muddy surface. 45 To insure sufficient holding surface for Vitnesses:

the stitching D, by Which the sole is fas CHARLES W. LOVETT,

tened to the shoe, the longitudinal edges of Guo. C. HERBERT.

j f Copies of this patent may be obtained for five cents each, by addressing the Commissioner of Patents,

' Washington, D. C.

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U.S. Classification36/59.00R, 182/222
Cooperative ClassificationA43C15/161