US3099884A - Shoes or sandals - Google Patents

Shoes or sandals Download PDF

Info

Publication number
US3099884A
US3099884A US15288961A US3099884A US 3099884 A US3099884 A US 3099884A US 15288961 A US15288961 A US 15288961A US 3099884 A US3099884 A US 3099884A
Authority
US
Grant status
Grant
Patent type
Prior art keywords
upper
sole
fastener
shoe
loops
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Lifetime
Application number
Inventor
Frank C Kixmiller
Demetre J Petro
Original Assignee
Frank C Kixmiller
Demetre J Petro
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Grant date

Links

Images

Classifications

    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B3/00Footwear characterised by the shape or the use
    • A43B3/24Collapsible or convertible footwear
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B3/00Footwear characterised by the shape or the use
    • A43B3/10Low shoes; Slippers
    • A43B3/101Slippers
    • A43B3/102Slippers leaving the heel of the foot bare
    • A43B3/103Slippers leaving the heel of the foot bare characterised by the attachment of the toestrap
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
    • Y10STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y10S2/00Apparel
    • Y10S2/912Garment having a hook-loop type fastener
    • Y10S2/919Lower torso and leg encircling, e.g. skirts, trousers

Description

1963 F. c. KIXMlLLER ETAL 9 9 SHOES OR SANDALS Filed Nov. 16, 1961 F' 7 fi .7

INVENTORS ll -C /XM/LLER Dl ETRo /z 9/ ATI'ORNEY;

United States Patent O 3,099,884 SHOES OR SANDALS Frmk C. Kixmiileand Demetre J. Petro, both of 410 Zoi-ada St., St. Augustine, Fle. Filed Nov. 16, 1961, Ser. No. 152,8S9 1 claim. (Ci. 36-25) This invention relates to improvements in shoes or sandals and consists of an improved means for easily detachably connecting an upper 'to a sole or shoe bottom in such manner that it will be possible for an individual to selectively use a variety of uppers having different colors and styles for application to a sole.

The primary object of this invention is the provision of an improved shoe or sandal structure comprising a shoe bottom and an upper which may consist of any shape or design, the facing surfaces of the shoe and the upper having quickly attachable and releasable interconnecting fabric means consisting of a fabric portion on the bottom of the upper and a fabric portion on the top surface of the sole; said fabric portions comprising one with flexible loops and the other with flexible but stili hooks, the latter of which are adapted to detachably engage in the loops to removably hold the fabric portions together.

Other objects and advantages of this inventon will be apparent during the course of the following detailed descripton.

In the accompanying drawing, forming a part of this specification, and wherein similar reference characters designate corresopnding parts throughout the several views:

FIG. 1 is a plan View of the improved shoe or sandal showing the upper attachcd to 'the sole and in dotted lines showing the location and shape of the means by which the upper is attached to the sole.

FIG. 2 is a side elevation of the shoe of FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a plan View of the sole of the shoe, showing one fabric portion of the attaching means by which an upper can be detachably connected to the sole.

FIG. 4 is an enlarged cross sectional View taken substantially on the line 4-4 of FIG. 2.

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view of the upper showing the complementary fastening means on the upper, which can be attached to the fastening means shown in FIG. 3 on the sole, for detachably connecting an upper in Secured yet detachable relation upon the sole.

FIG. 6 is an enlarged cross sectional View taken through one of the fabric fastener portions showing hooks thereon.

'F-IG. 7 is -a somewhat diagrammatic view showing the manner in which the hooks of one fastener portion cooperate with the loops of another fastener portion to detachably connect the fastener portions together.

in the drawings wherein for the purpose of illustration is shown a preferred embodiment of the invention, the letter A may generally designate a shoe or sandal which consists of a sole B, an upper C and means D by which the upper can be detachably connected to the sole for quick release.

The sole B may be of -any approved Construction and of course it is elongated and intermediate its ends it may fleX if desired.

The upper C may vary considerably in design shape. It may consist of an endless loop of flexible fabric or other material adapted to receive the forepart of the foot of the wearer; the improved fastener means D being positioned so that the shoe may receive the foot of the wearer in the desired relaion, according to the type of shoe.

The means D by which the upper C may be attached &099,884 Patented Aug. 6, 1963 to 'the sole B preferably consists of flexible fabric fastener portions 10 and 11, either of which may be attached to the sole or the upper. Preferably the fastener portion 11 consists of a fabric base 12 of woven material. Normally a synthetc resin such as nylon is preferred, and the same is provided with a pile surface 13 composed of a mass of flexible outstanding loops 14. The other fastener portion 10 includes a woven base structure 12 of weft and warp threads having a plurality of auxiliary warp threads of a synthetic resin such as nylon, in the form of raised pile threads, said threads being indicated at 15 in the drawings 'and having their ends hooked at 16. These pile threads at their ends 16 are relatively stili yet bendable and the hooks are intended to engage in the loops 14 of the fastener portion 11 when the fasteners 10 and 11 are brought into complementary relation, for the secure yet detachable holding of said fastener portions together. The fastener portions 10 and 11 may be released by pulling them apar t by a peeling motion, since the hooks 16 will bend to permit such release and they are spring biased so as to snap back into position.

The upper surface of the sole B may be provided with a countersunk circular opening 20, within which the fastener 11 may be located so that the pile loops stand upwardly. The fastener portion 10 may be Secured to the under surface of the endless loops C forming the upper and of course normally facing downwardly. These fastener portions 10 and 11 may be circular in formation or any other desired shape, consistent With the type of upper and design of the shoe upon which used.

It Will be apparent from the foregoing that all the wearer has to do is to select the desired upper C as to design, style or color and move the fastener portions 10 and 11 into their fastened relationship, such is diagrammatically illustrated in FIG. 7, and the upper will be held upon 'the sole in order that the wearer may slip his or her foot into the endless loop C.

The fastener portions 19 and 11 may be permanently Secured to the upper and the shoe by any approved means, such as by adhesion, stapling and sewing.

Various changes in the shape size, and arrangement of parts may be made to the form of invention herein shown and described, without `departing from the spirit of the invention or scope of the claim.

I claim:

A shoe comprising an elongated sole, and a detachable flexible upper, said sole and upper having complementary fastener portions mounted thereon, said fastener portions each being of synthetic resin woven material, one of which fastener portions is provided with a plurality of outwardly facing relatively stifi flexible pile hooks and the other fastener portion of which is provided with a plurality of outwardly facing flexible pile loops, said pile hooks and loops being arranged one in the sole and the other on the upper so that the hooks are adapted to detachably and releasably engage in the loops of the other fastener portion when said fastener portions are pressed together to securely but detachably hold the upper on the sole, the fastener portions being of disc-shaped formation with the fastener portion of the sole countersunk in the sole but exposed on the upper surface thereof with said pile surface facing upwardly.

References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS 2,343,701 Pickens Mar. 7, 1944 2,607,133 Marlowe Aug. 19, 1952 2,651,117 Harris Sept. 8, 1953 2,873,540 Murphy Feb. 17, 1959 2,952,925 Held Sept. 20, 1960-

US3099884A 1961-11-16 1961-11-16 Shoes or sandals Expired - Lifetime US3099884A (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US3099884A US3099884A (en) 1961-11-16 1961-11-16 Shoes or sandals

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US3099884A US3099884A (en) 1961-11-16 1961-11-16 Shoes or sandals

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
US3099884A true US3099884A (en) 1963-08-06

Family

ID=22544887

Family Applications (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
US3099884A Expired - Lifetime US3099884A (en) 1961-11-16 1961-11-16 Shoes or sandals

Country Status (1)

Country Link
US (1) US3099884A (en)

Cited By (26)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3538628A (en) * 1968-09-23 1970-11-10 Lord Geller Federico & Partner Footwear
US3794119A (en) * 1972-10-06 1974-02-26 A Paiso Horse shoe
US3807061A (en) * 1972-02-08 1974-04-30 Three Line Res And Dev Co Inc Athletic shoe
US3878626A (en) * 1971-05-18 1975-04-22 Isman Claude Roger Detachable soles
US3938264A (en) * 1975-01-15 1976-02-17 The Raymond Lee Organization, Inc. Sock and shoe
US3972136A (en) * 1975-02-28 1976-08-03 Epstein William H Footwear construction
US4169324A (en) * 1978-01-31 1979-10-02 Gibbs Don W Sock and shoe and sock and shoe fastening means
US4220302A (en) * 1978-07-21 1980-09-02 Hampton Diane M Nursing bottle holder
US4301604A (en) * 1979-07-13 1981-11-24 Hamilton Herbert M Bowling overshoe
US4316333A (en) * 1979-11-28 1982-02-23 Featherspring International Corporation Separable fastener for removable foot supports
US4386723A (en) * 1981-05-26 1983-06-07 Mule Carmine P Firearm sling attachment
US4457510A (en) * 1982-09-13 1984-07-03 Pertschuk Daniel M Exercising apparatus
US4704810A (en) * 1986-02-14 1987-11-10 James Massengale Bowling shoe protector
US4856211A (en) * 1986-10-08 1989-08-15 Phillips Steven J Bicycle pedal foot holder
US4926568A (en) * 1989-02-06 1990-05-22 Coffman Cynthia L Sole protector attachment
US6014822A (en) * 1998-01-12 2000-01-18 Smith; Catherine V. Foot cover inserts for sandals
US6226893B1 (en) * 2000-02-04 2001-05-08 Lori A. Schlamp Pedicure footwear
US20030224916A1 (en) * 2002-03-12 2003-12-04 Toal Christopher Charles Physical interaction means and related uses thereof
US20040261290A1 (en) * 2003-06-27 2004-12-30 Sasos, Ltd. Sandal socks
US20060150441A1 (en) * 2005-01-13 2006-07-13 Cody Steven L Jr Interchangeable shoe components
US7318260B2 (en) 2004-10-18 2008-01-15 Convertible Shoe, Llc Quick release locking mechanism and method, especially for a hidden-type convertible shoe
US20080113854A1 (en) * 2003-10-17 2008-05-15 Frederic Ferri Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
USD612946S1 (en) 2008-02-21 2010-03-30 FennF, LLC Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US20100095493A1 (en) * 2008-10-16 2010-04-22 Convertible Shoe, Llc Locking mechanism
US20130291397A1 (en) * 2010-12-30 2013-11-07 Dominique Barteet Device for muting sound associated with wearing sandals
USD720463S1 (en) 2011-04-27 2014-12-30 Fenf, Llc Hand therapy and aligning device

Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2343701A (en) * 1943-05-19 1944-03-07 Mach & Tool Designing Co Inc Footwear
US2607133A (en) * 1950-02-11 1952-08-19 Winona Hughes Shoe with detachable upper
US2651117A (en) * 1951-08-28 1953-09-08 Josephine A Harris Molded plastic shoe for dolls
US2873540A (en) * 1955-08-02 1959-02-17 Murphy Venus Ramey Shoe with changeable elements
US2952925A (en) * 1958-10-02 1960-09-20 Held Betty Construction with adjustable shank portions

Patent Citations (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2343701A (en) * 1943-05-19 1944-03-07 Mach & Tool Designing Co Inc Footwear
US2607133A (en) * 1950-02-11 1952-08-19 Winona Hughes Shoe with detachable upper
US2651117A (en) * 1951-08-28 1953-09-08 Josephine A Harris Molded plastic shoe for dolls
US2873540A (en) * 1955-08-02 1959-02-17 Murphy Venus Ramey Shoe with changeable elements
US2952925A (en) * 1958-10-02 1960-09-20 Held Betty Construction with adjustable shank portions

Cited By (38)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3538628A (en) * 1968-09-23 1970-11-10 Lord Geller Federico & Partner Footwear
US3878626A (en) * 1971-05-18 1975-04-22 Isman Claude Roger Detachable soles
US3807061A (en) * 1972-02-08 1974-04-30 Three Line Res And Dev Co Inc Athletic shoe
US3794119A (en) * 1972-10-06 1974-02-26 A Paiso Horse shoe
US3938264A (en) * 1975-01-15 1976-02-17 The Raymond Lee Organization, Inc. Sock and shoe
US3972136A (en) * 1975-02-28 1976-08-03 Epstein William H Footwear construction
US4169324A (en) * 1978-01-31 1979-10-02 Gibbs Don W Sock and shoe and sock and shoe fastening means
US4220302A (en) * 1978-07-21 1980-09-02 Hampton Diane M Nursing bottle holder
US4301604A (en) * 1979-07-13 1981-11-24 Hamilton Herbert M Bowling overshoe
US4316333A (en) * 1979-11-28 1982-02-23 Featherspring International Corporation Separable fastener for removable foot supports
US4386723A (en) * 1981-05-26 1983-06-07 Mule Carmine P Firearm sling attachment
US4457510A (en) * 1982-09-13 1984-07-03 Pertschuk Daniel M Exercising apparatus
US4704810A (en) * 1986-02-14 1987-11-10 James Massengale Bowling shoe protector
US4856211A (en) * 1986-10-08 1989-08-15 Phillips Steven J Bicycle pedal foot holder
US4926568A (en) * 1989-02-06 1990-05-22 Coffman Cynthia L Sole protector attachment
US6014822A (en) * 1998-01-12 2000-01-18 Smith; Catherine V. Foot cover inserts for sandals
US6226893B1 (en) * 2000-02-04 2001-05-08 Lori A. Schlamp Pedicure footwear
US20030224916A1 (en) * 2002-03-12 2003-12-04 Toal Christopher Charles Physical interaction means and related uses thereof
US7022055B2 (en) * 2002-03-12 2006-04-04 Bodywall Limited Physical interaction means and related uses thereof
US20040261290A1 (en) * 2003-06-27 2004-12-30 Sasos, Ltd. Sandal socks
US9949858B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2018-04-24 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US9387359B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2016-07-12 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US9138616B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2015-09-22 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US20080113854A1 (en) * 2003-10-17 2008-05-15 Frederic Ferri Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US8932186B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2015-01-13 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US8002675B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2011-08-23 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US9949859B2 (en) 2003-10-17 2018-04-24 Fenf, Llc Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US7584555B2 (en) 2004-10-18 2009-09-08 Convertible Shoe, Llc Hidden-type convertible shoe
US20100000128A1 (en) * 2004-10-18 2010-01-07 Convertible Shoe, Llc Hidden-type convertible shoe
US8001664B2 (en) 2004-10-18 2011-08-23 Convertible Shoe, Llc Hidden-type convertible shoe
US20080072456A1 (en) * 2004-10-18 2008-03-27 Convertible Shoe, Llc Hidden-type convertible shoe
US7318260B2 (en) 2004-10-18 2008-01-15 Convertible Shoe, Llc Quick release locking mechanism and method, especially for a hidden-type convertible shoe
US8789249B2 (en) 2004-10-18 2014-07-29 Convertible Shoe, Llc Hidden-type convertible shoe
US20060150441A1 (en) * 2005-01-13 2006-07-13 Cody Steven L Jr Interchangeable shoe components
USD612946S1 (en) 2008-02-21 2010-03-30 FennF, LLC Foot-therapy and toe-aligning device
US20100095493A1 (en) * 2008-10-16 2010-04-22 Convertible Shoe, Llc Locking mechanism
US20130291397A1 (en) * 2010-12-30 2013-11-07 Dominique Barteet Device for muting sound associated with wearing sandals
USD720463S1 (en) 2011-04-27 2014-12-30 Fenf, Llc Hand therapy and aligning device

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
US3193950A (en) Fastening means for shoe laces
US3138880A (en) Athletic shoe
US3192651A (en) Shoe having a rear opening
US3032896A (en) Convertible shoes
US3373510A (en) Decorative shoe cover
US5027482A (en) Securing device for shoes
US4255876A (en) Athletic shoe having an upper toe section of stretchable material, external reinforcing strips and improved lacing
US3603006A (en) Footwear article
US4606139A (en) Prefabricated shoe construction
US4042977A (en) Glove
US4114297A (en) Cinching closure
US4616432A (en) Shoe upper with lateral fastening arrangement
US4837960A (en) Article with identifying device
US3631613A (en) Multiple-use pouch
US4972613A (en) Rear entry athletic shoe
US4694590A (en) Arch support unit and method of formation
US3538628A (en) Footwear
US2619744A (en) Foot enclosing device
US4103440A (en) Shoe with detachable upper
US5083385A (en) Footwear having interchangeable uppers
US2801477A (en) Ornamental attachment for shoes
US7328527B2 (en) Shoe strap changing system
US4450633A (en) Convertible shoe
US2603891A (en) Slipper
US4879787A (en) Shoe lace knot securing device