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Publication numberUS1747603 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateFeb 18, 1930
Filing dateApr 3, 1928
Priority dateApr 3, 1928
Publication numberUS 1747603 A, US 1747603A, US-A-1747603, US1747603 A, US1747603A
InventorsRuth Laura
Original AssigneeRuth Laura
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Shoe pad
US 1747603 A
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L. RUTH SHOE PAD Feb. 18, 1930.

Filed April 1928 Inventor lama @2 1 Aztornqy Patented Feb. 18, 1 930 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE LAURA RUTH, OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA v SHOE Application filed April 3,

The present invention relates to a small appliance to be used in connection with old types of footwear and has more particular reference to what may bedesignated an 5 anti-slippingjpad for use especially on the exterior of the sole of a shoe, the same being principally intended for outdoor wear.

It -is well. known that difiiculty is sometimesiexperi'encedin walking on wet, ice, or losnow -filcovered pavements. This is'particularlyso where leather soled shoes are con-' cerned."fThe leather, in getting wet, takes on a ,slimy and slippery. surface, and when-- walking'briskly on a wet surface or ice covgredipavement the wearer is liable to injury byzslgpping and falling.

In" 'ew of this, I have evolved and produced a simple and inexpensive article of manufacture, which can betemporarily at- Iachod to the bottom of the sole to facilitate dependable walking- 'The appliance is in the form of arubber disc equipped with an appropriate adhesive on one side to be applied against the sole of the'shoe and provided on the other side with walking appliance for'attaohment to the anti-slipping means.

In the drawings: I 7 Figure 1 is a top plan View of the product as it is marketed. I l

Figure 2 is a transverse section taken on the line 22 of Figure 1.. j

Figure 3 is a bottom plan view showingv the anti-slipping pad or appliance in place, in the sole ,ef the shoe.

Figure 4 is a view like Figure 2, showing the coveringfa'bric removed;

, Referring first to Figure 4', it'will be seen that the pad is generally designated by the numeral 5. As before intimated it comprises 40 arubber. disc 6, the inner face of which is provided with an adhesive as indicated at 7, and the outer face of which is formed withanti-slipping means '8. This means may be in the form of ribs formed of rubber or may be axseparate element. I have found it suc- PAD 1928. Serial No. 266,972.

.ed in Figure 3. The adhesive causes the pad to stick sufficiently tight for the purpose-desired, but permits it to be peeled off when desired. Hence the device is merely a temporary appliance to aid in safe walking.

The simplicity of the invention is such as to permit a clear understanding to be had,

after reading the description in connection with the drawing, andconsequently a more lengthy description 1s regarded unnecessary.

Minor changes in the shape, size, and re arrangement of parts com1ngw1th1n the-field 1 of invention claimed may be resorted to, if


I claim: As a new article of manufa'cture,'a safety sole of a shoe, a rubber disc havin adhesive material on one side and having liurlap on the otherside of said disc to provide an antislipping surface for the disc, and a readily removable covering for the adhesive surface on said other side..

In testimony whereof I afiix my signature.


cessful to employ burlap, and this has proved to be very eflicient in avoiding slipping. As shown in Fi ure 2, the adhesive side of the disc is attac ed to the fabric backing and covering element 9. I might state, here,

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U.S. Classification36/59.00R, 36/44, 36/DIG.100
International ClassificationA43C15/02
Cooperative ClassificationY10S36/01, A43C15/02
European ClassificationA43C15/02