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Publication numberUS1915333 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 27, 1933
Filing dateSep 19, 1931
Priority dateSep 19, 1931
Publication numberUS 1915333 A, US 1915333A, US-A-1915333, US1915333 A, US1915333A
InventorsIke Rosenblum
Original AssigneeIke Rosenblum
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Slipper or the like
US 1915333 A
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June 1933- ROSENBLUM SLIPPER OR THE LIKE Filed Sept. 19. 1951 IIIlIIlIIIWlII/II uni/11111111011111!!! [,mmm, I ll rIIIIIIII/Ifllllllll/IIIII Fifi!!! INVENTOR //1E Roam/5L UM TRN Patented June 27, 1933 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE Application filed September 19, 1931. Serial No. 563,706.

This invention relates to improvements in sole 6, the upper 7, the inner sole or padding shoes and has particular reference to a soft 8 and the sock lining 9, all made of any suitsole slipper and means for securing together able material. In assembling these elements elements thereof. it is not necessary to reverse the positions of An object of the invention is to provide an the outer sole and upper, as in the customary improved slipper of simple and inexpensive method, due to the use of the securing memconstruction, the assembly of which will elimber generally indicated by the numeral 10 inate some of the operations incident to the and which includes some of the essential feamaking of slippers now in common usage. tures of the present invention. H p

10 Another object is to connect together vari- This member 10 is formed from a single 00 ous elements constituting a slipper by means strip of relatively light flexible metal which of a securing member which is mounted is shaped generally to conform to the contour within the sole of the slipper and provided of the sole of the slipper. The strip is with means which will penetrate said eleformed to provide continuous flanges 11 at 15 ments and thereby effectively bind the same the end portions thereof, which flanges are 65 to each other. adapted, when the member is in position in The above and other objects will appear the slipper, to extend along the instep pormore clearly from the following detailed detion thereof. For this purpose, the flanges scription, when taken in connection with the are curved upwardly, as indicated in Figure M accompanyin drawing, which illustrates a 5, and, in order to increase the rigidity of the 70 preferred embodiment of the inventive idea. flanges and thereby form an adequate support In the drawing for the instep, each flange is providedwith a Figure 1 is a perspective view of a slipper longitudinal corrugation or rib 12. The exconstructed in accordance with the invention; tremities 13 of the strip at the outer ends of Figure 2 is a top plan view of the slipper, said flanges are turned inwardly toward each partly broken away and shown in section; other and are provided with apertures to Figure 3 is an enlarged fragmentary transreceive suitable fastening devices 14 which Verse section through the slipper, showing are driven into the heel of the slipper so as to the elements thereof partially assembled; anchor the strip in position.

Figure 4: is a similar view of the elements The intermediate portion of the strip, that so completely assembled and secured together; is between the inner ends of the flanges 11, d includes a plurality of spaced lugs 15 dis- Figure 5 is a fragmentary perspective view posed in substantially the same plane as the of the securing member forming a part of flanges 11. Throughout the entire length of the invention. the strip, the same is provided with a series In the method usually employed in manuof securing prongs 16 extending upwardly facturing soft sole slippers, the outer sole and from the flanges 11 and lugs 15 and the sharpupper are stitched or otherwise secured toened extremities of which are designed to gether in reversed position. The inner sole penetrate the various elements of the slipper 40 or padding and sock lining are secured by a when binding the same together. a 90 suitable adhesive and the former is then By reference to Figures 3 and l, it will be cemented to the surface of the outer sole seen that in assembling the slipper the which ultimately becomes the inner surface flanges 11 and lugs 15 are interposed between when the elements are all assembled and the the outer and inner soles 6 and 8, with the upper of the slipper and the outer sole are prongs 16 extending along the marginal edge reversed to their positions of usage. of the inner sole. The marginal edge of the The present invention is designed to elimiouter sole 6 is then turned upwardly and the nate the above-described operations in the extremities of the prongs are caused to peneassembly of the elements of the slipper which, trate said outer sole, as clearly indicated in as shown in the drawing, comprise the outer Figure 3. The edge of the upper 7 is then positioned in interposed relation between the extremities of the prongs and the lining 9, after which, by suitable instrumentalities, the prongs 12' are forced downwardly and 5 then outwardly to the position shown in Figure 4, .during which movement they will be caused to penetrate the upper 7 ,lining 9 and finally .the inner sole or padding 8. In this position the elements of the slipper will be 10 completely assembled and bound together. The portions of the elements consituting the heel of the slipper may be secured together in the manner which is customarily employed in making slippers of this character. 7

What is claimed is:

1. In a shoe, inner and outer soles, an upper, and asecuring member having a portion interposed between said soles and means penetrating the latterand said upper to secure them together.

2. In a shoe, a sole, an upper,,and a flexible securing member interposed between said sole and upper and extending along the edges thereof, said member having a plurality of penerating elements for securing the sole and upper together, with the securing member completely hidden from view by the sole and upper.

3. In a shoe, inner and outer soles, an up- 3? per, and a securing member having a plurality of spaced lugs and a continuous flange interposed between said soles and further having a plurality of bendable prongs penetrating said soles and upper to bind the same together. i I r 4. In a shoe, inner and outer soles and a shoe upper, and means for securing said soles and upper together to form a shoe, said means including a flexible strip of metal having portions inserted between the soles, and penetrating prongs engaging with both soles and the upper, the flexible strip of metal being hidden from view by the outer sole member.

In testimony whereof, I have aflixed my signature.


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U.S. Classification36/12, 36/101, 36/15
International ClassificationA43B3/10
Cooperative ClassificationA43B3/101
European ClassificationA43B3/10B