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Publication numberUS1526690 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 17, 1925
Filing dateSep 20, 1924
Priority dateSep 20, 1924
Publication numberUS 1526690 A, US 1526690A, US-A-1526690, US1526690 A, US1526690A
InventorsAnderson Walter H
Original AssigneeAnderson Walter H
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Shoe-lacing device
US 1526690 A
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1,526,690 w. H. ANDERSON SHOE LACING DEVICE Feb. 17. 1925.

Filed Sept. 20, 1924 INVENTOR. 31 a! l'er Ziflxzdezaom.


Patented Feb. 17, 1925.





Application tiled September20, 1924. Serial No. 738,928.;

To all whom it may concern: i

Be it known that WALTER H. ANDERSON, a citizen of the United States, residing at San Rafael, in the county of Marin and State of California, has invented certain new and useful Improvements in Shoe-Lacing Devices, of which the following is a Y specification My invention is'a-n improved shoe fastenmg means, the ob ect belng to provide a fastenelnwhich may be quickly inter-laced and readily removed.

means 3 secured to the edges thereof. This locking meanswill not be described since it The inter-lacing means which I employ "is the well known fastener disclosed in the Patent No. 1,219,881, of Gideon Sundback,

March 20th,: 1917.

c In the annexed drawing in which my in vention is illustrated:

. Figure 1 is a perspective view-of a shoeembodying my fastening means,

Figure. 2 is a perspective View of the same in the unfastened position.

Referring more particularly to the drawing, the shoe 1 has the usual upper '2, which is parted in front, and has 'the interlocking is already well known and described in the wardly, thus'parting the upper.

Having described my invention, I claim: 45

above mentioned patent. The flaps at and 5 are secured to the upper 2 and extend adjacent the front opening thereof.

The flaps 4 and -5 have a plurality of, holes 6 -6 extending along the edge thereof, and a plurality of liO1BS-77 are provided adjacent the opening of the upper 2. Laces 8 and 9 are adapted to extend between the holes 6 and 7 thus bringing the upper snugly about the foot. In this way any stretch in the shoe may be eliminated so that it will always fit snugly about the ankle. 1

When it is desired to remove the shoe, the rider;10 on the fastening 3 is moved down- [WA TER ANDERSON,

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US4817303 *Jul 17, 1987Apr 4, 1989Avia Group International, Inc.Athletic shoe having a dual side lacing system
US5040274 *Apr 30, 1990Aug 20, 1991Haynes & Cann LimitedFastener for footwear
WO1993006758A1 *Sep 30, 1992Apr 15, 1993Keith HarrisFastener for footwear or the like
U.S. Classification36/50.1, 24/713.6
International ClassificationA43C11/00, A43C11/12
Cooperative ClassificationA43C11/12
European ClassificationA43C11/12