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US715599A
US715599A US1902118540A US715599A US 715599 A US715599 A US 715599A US 1902118540 A US1902118540 A US 1902118540A US 715599 A US715599 A US 715599A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43CFASTENINGS OR ATTACHMENTS OF FOOTWEAR; LACES IN GENERAL
    • A43C1/00Shoe lacing fastenings
    • A43C1/02Shoe lacing fastenings with elastic laces
    • 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
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/37Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor
    • Y10T24/3726Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor with holding means fixedly mounted on lacing
    • Y10T24/3729Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor with holding means fixedly mounted on lacing and forming lacing tips
    • 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
    • Y10TTECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
    • Y10T24/00Buckles, buttons, clasps, etc.
    • Y10T24/37Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor
    • Y10T24/3787Drawstring, laced-fastener, or separate essential cooperating device therefor having elastic segment in lacing

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No. 7|5,599. Patented'Dec. 9, 1902.

E. L. PITTS.

SHOE LACE.

(Application filed Aug. 5, 1902.)

No Model.)

INVENTOk A TTORNE Y8.

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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

EDWARD LINCOLN PITTS, OF JEROME, ARIZONA TERRITORY, ASSIGNOR OF ONE-HALF TO WILLIAM MCKENZIE PARKS, OF JEROME, ARIZONA TER- RITORY.

SHOE-LACE.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 715.59 da ed D ce b 1902' Application filed August 5, 1902. Serial ITO. 118,540. (No model.)

To all whom it may concern: .By making the body of the lace of the or- Be it known that LEDWARD LINCOLN PITTS, dinary lace material, as shown at B, and the a citizen of the United States, and a resident ends elastic and provided with the fastenings of Jerome, in the county of Yavapai and Terit is obvious I provide the portion of the lace o 5 ritory of Arizona, have made certain new and which comes in wearing contact with the eyeuseful Improvements in Shoe-Laces, of which lets and hooks of the shoe of good wearing the following is a specification. material stout and strong enough to bear the My invention is an improvement in shoewear upon the lace in the use thereof, the laces, having for an object to provide a novel ends being elastic, so they will readily adjust IO construction of lace which will adjust itself to themselves to properly secure the lace and at fit any size ankle and can be readily fastened the same time permit the yielding of same or unfastened when desired; and the invenwith the movements of the foot and the adtion consists in certain novel constructions justment of the lace to ankles ofdiiferent and combinations of parts, as will be hereinsizes. 15 after described and claimed. Having thus described my invention, what In the drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters view of my invention as in use. Fig. 2 is a Patent, isdetail perspective view illustrating the operl. The improved shoe-lace herein described ation of fastening and unfastening the lace comprising the body portion B, the elastic 2o ends, and Fig. 3 is a perspective view showends A secured at one end to the ends of the ing the lace ends fastened. body portion B and provided at their free By my invention I provide a lace having its ends respectively with the fastenings A and ends A of elastic material, so they can stretch A the fastening A having a ball (2 and the and contract to facilitate the fastening and fastening A having a loop a with its closed 2 5 unfastening of the shoe and the proper fitend outturned for engagement by the ball a ting of the lace around the ankle of the wearer. said fastenings being provided with sleeves These elastic ends A are shown as secured to for connection with the elastic ends of the the body or main portion B of the lace, which lace substantially as set forth. latter may be laced and hooked into connec- 2. A shoe-lace having elastic ends A and 30 tion with the shoe in the' usual manner, as provided at the free ends thereof with the fasshown in Fig. 1, and the lace then wrapped toning devices comprising a loop in conneconce around the ankle and the fasteners A tion with one elastic end and a head in connecand A engaged, as shown in Figs. 1 and 3, to tion with the other'elastic end for engagesecure the lace. The elastic ends A are usument with said loop substantially as set forth. 35 ally two or three inches long and secured at 3. A lace having the elastic ends and pro one end to the body or main portion of the vided at the free extremities thereof with the lace and provided at their free ends with the fastening devices including a loop having its fastening-sections A and A These sections closed end outturned and a head engaging are provided with sleeve portions 0. and of, with said loop and bearing in fastened posi- 0 by which they are held to the elastic sections tion against the outturned end thereof, sub- A of the lace, and the fastener A is provided stantially as set forth. with a ball a which engages with the loop a of the fastener A, such loop having its closed EDWARD LINCOLN PIT1 end 0 turned out to form a proper bearing Witnesses: 45 for engagement by the ball a when the lace GEO. W. AVERY,

is fastened, as shown in Figs. 1 and 3. GERTIE MCALLISTER.

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Cited By (11)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3261066A (en) * 1964-08-14 1966-07-19 Coleman R Chamberlin Flexible paper fastener
US20060254089A1 (en) * 2004-07-23 2006-11-16 Gaston Frydlewski Footwear and clothes fastening and transforming system
US20080179530A1 (en) * 2007-01-30 2008-07-31 Xiang Liu Background Compensation By Multiple-Peak Measurements For Absorption Spectroscopy-Based Gas Sensing
US20090229095A1 (en) * 2007-10-11 2009-09-17 Sandra Sepulveda Valdez Hook Elastic Shoelaces
US20130097887A1 (en) * 2010-01-04 2013-04-25 Steven Robinson Shoe closure system
US20140208615A1 (en) * 2013-01-31 2014-07-31 Nikki Beans, LLC Elastic closure for footwear
US8850675B2 (en) 2012-02-06 2014-10-07 Hickies, Inc. Fastening devices and systems and methods thereof
USD734605S1 (en) 2014-06-24 2015-07-21 Potsible B.V. Shoestring shoeps
USD752333S1 (en) 2014-08-07 2016-03-29 Potsible B.V. Shoestring shoeps
USD762459S1 (en) 2013-10-01 2016-08-02 Hickies, Inc. Fastening device
US9538802B2 (en) 2012-02-06 2017-01-10 Hickies, Inc. Fastening devices and methods

Cited By (14)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US3261066A (en) * 1964-08-14 1966-07-19 Coleman R Chamberlin Flexible paper fastener
US20060254089A1 (en) * 2004-07-23 2006-11-16 Gaston Frydlewski Footwear and clothes fastening and transforming system
US7506420B2 (en) * 2004-07-23 2009-03-24 Gaston Frydlewski Footwear and clothes fastening and transforming system
US20080179530A1 (en) * 2007-01-30 2008-07-31 Xiang Liu Background Compensation By Multiple-Peak Measurements For Absorption Spectroscopy-Based Gas Sensing
US20090229095A1 (en) * 2007-10-11 2009-09-17 Sandra Sepulveda Valdez Hook Elastic Shoelaces
US20130097887A1 (en) * 2010-01-04 2013-04-25 Steven Robinson Shoe closure system
US9538802B2 (en) 2012-02-06 2017-01-10 Hickies, Inc. Fastening devices and methods
US8850675B2 (en) 2012-02-06 2014-10-07 Hickies, Inc. Fastening devices and systems and methods thereof
US9820535B2 (en) 2012-02-06 2017-11-21 Hickies, Inc. Fastening devices and systems and methods thereof
US20140208615A1 (en) * 2013-01-31 2014-07-31 Nikki Beans, LLC Elastic closure for footwear
US9730493B2 (en) * 2013-01-31 2017-08-15 Nikki Beans, Llc. Elastic closure for footwear
USD762459S1 (en) 2013-10-01 2016-08-02 Hickies, Inc. Fastening device
USD734605S1 (en) 2014-06-24 2015-07-21 Potsible B.V. Shoestring shoeps
USD752333S1 (en) 2014-08-07 2016-03-29 Potsible B.V. Shoestring shoeps

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