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Publication numberUS1850752 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 22, 1932
Filing dateDec 24, 1929
Priority dateDec 24, 1929
Publication numberUS 1850752 A, US 1850752A, US-A-1850752, US1850752 A, US1850752A
InventorsIce Herschel Conaway, Miller Edgar O'dell
Original AssigneeIce Herschel Conaway, Miller Edgar O'dell
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Football overshoe
US 1850752 A
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March 22, 1932. H. c. ICE ET AL 1,850,752

FOOTBALL OVERSHOE Filed Dec. 24, 1929 INVENTORS Patented Mar; 22, 1932 UNITED? STAT ES PATENT OFFICE HERSCHEL CONAWAYICE, .OF -F AIRMONT, ANDIEDGAR ODELL MILLER, OF 'ZE'AI RMINGQ TON, WEST VIRGINIA FOOTBALL ovnnsnon 3 Application filed December 24, 1929. Serial No. 416,270.

The invention relates to an accessory for the toe of all football and soccer shoes, made of some suitable material such as canvas upon which layers of rubber, rubberizedor water proof materials are attached or adhered, said layers of rubber, rubberized or waterproof materials being detachable one at a time, thereby affording a dry surface as each layer is removed," and the objects of the football overshoe are, first, to provide a clean, dry surface for kicking or punting in rainy weather; second, to eliminate the usual time out for changing or cleaning the shoe when getting ready for a kick or punt; and, third, to eliminate the chance element or rather the possibility of a poor kick or punt due to a Wet and muddy shoe in contact with a slippery ball.

The invention is illustrated in the accompanying drawings by Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Figurel is a side view of .the overshoe in place. The ring 1 is the loop through which the shoe strings or lacings are passed to fasten the top of the overshoe firmly to the football shoe.

Figure 2 is a bottom View of the overshoe in place. Elastic 2 holds the overshoetaut over the bottom of the football shoe. 3 provide openings for the cleats 4.

Figure 3 is a top View of the overshoe in place.

Figure 4 shows overshoe in place with top layer partly removed. In Figure 4;, tips 5 provide the means by which the layers 6 of rubber, rubberized or'water'proof material Holes are easily grasped and peeled off separately,

thereby leaving aclean, dry'kicking surface each time alayer is removed.

We claim:

A football accessory comprising a protector for coveringthe toe portion of the shoe to which it is to be attached, means carried by the protector for holding it in engagement with the shoe, and a plurality of easily detachable layers of waterproof material on the toe portion of the protector. HERSCI-IEL CONAIVAY ICE. EDGAR ODELL MILLER.

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US3127687 *Oct 17, 1962Apr 7, 1964Hollister Solomon CAthletic shoe
US5384973 *Dec 11, 1992Jan 31, 1995Nike, Inc.Sole with articulated forefoot
US5425184 *Mar 29, 1993Jun 20, 1995Nike, Inc.Athletic shoe with rearfoot strike zone
US5625964 *Jun 7, 1995May 6, 1997Nike, Inc.Athletic shoe with rearfoot strike zone
US5737858 *Mar 15, 1996Apr 14, 1998Levy; Mark H.Training device for soccer players
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Classifications
U.S. Classification36/128, 36/72.00R
International ClassificationA43B5/02
Cooperative ClassificationA43B5/02, A43B5/025
European ClassificationA43B5/02B, A43B5/02