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June 2s, 1931s..> ' c. v. EASTON _ Eoo'rwEAa 2,112.1,907'A _ Filed Sept. 17, 1937 > INVENTOR ATTo'RNEYs Patented 'June 2s, 193s Y 2,121,907 UNITED STATES PATENT oFFlcE 2,121,907 FOOTWEAR ` Clarence V. Easton, Coshocton, Ohio Application September 177,719.37, SerialNo. 164,395 ' .2'V Claims. (c1. afs-_4) Y. , This invention Vrelates tov footwear, and its a ridge or abutment means for a strap 'l which general object is to‘provide a shoe or boot and -rests upon the bead 6 as shown in Figure 1 and` extends through the bore. particularly aprubber-bo-ot that includes-fasten ing means Ytherefor toI vhold the same relatively , The ends of the strap are connected together 5 fixedv with respect to 'the foot of the wearer, in by a. buckle 8, and'in order to prevent accidental , l Vthat the fastening mea-ns which in fact removal of the `strap from the' bore, it will be noted that the strap has lugs 9 formed thereon a strap extends about theïinstep portion of the bootA for gripping 'association therewith and between of a >size to prevent free lslidable, movement of the strap within the bore, in that the lugs can 1 the rear portion .of the soleV and heel, thereby not freely pass through the bore and they tend 10 10 preventing the'brootïfrom rubbing the' foot, thus eliminating the formation of corns, bunions and to close the ends thereof as best shown in Figure 4. VHowever, the bore is of a size to’allowlim the like and injury to the instep as well as tendsY ited vertical movement of thestrap, soI that the latter will not bind therein, and the lugs can be to brace the latter. ' A further object is to provide a boot that in-A .- Y 15'cludes a fastening strap _for the purpose set ' forced through the bore, in the event it becomes necessary to remove the strap, or to remove forth, which is held against displacementior acci dirt and foreign matter from the bore. dental removal. „ ‘ ~ From the above Vdescription and disclosure-of ïAnother object is to provide a boot of the char acter set forth, that is simple in construction, the drawing, it will be obvious that the strap is buckled about theinstep of the upper and holds 20 inexpensive to manufacture, and extremely eni cient in use and service. ' the boot against relativemovement on the footi _ and particularly slippage of the heel portion. . This invention 'also consists in certain other It will >be further obvious that when the strap is unbuckled that the boot can be readily applied features of construction and in the combination and arrangement ofthe Aseveral parts, to be here Yand, removed, in that by employing the strap Y inafter fully described, illustrated in the accom 25 panying drawingjand*specifically pointed out in the appended claims. ,Y 0 a larger size of boot can <be worn. _ Y 25 Ulît is thought from `the foregoing description ' -In describing >the invention in detail, " refer'-l that the advantagesand novel features of the j ence will be had to the accompanying drawingy invention Will be readily apparent. ' It is to be understood that changes may> be . ‘ wherein like characters denote like or correspond-> ‘ ‘p30 ingparts throughout the several views, Yand in made in theconstruction and in the combina-j 30 . tionY and arrangement of the several parts, pro which: . Figure lfis a side elevationfof a.' boot con-Y vided that such changes fall' within the ‘scope of 3.5 Vstructed in accordance With the vpresent inven- a thevappended claims; tion. ~ „ What I claim is: Figure 2 is a front view thereof. _ » _ . 1. A boot comprising an upper, a sole and a ' heel, the latter having a bore extending trans versely thereof in its upper surface and disposed under the sole, a strap extending through-the matelyon line 4-'4 Vof Figure 3. bore, means for securing the ends of the strap 40 40 , rFigure 5 is a sectional view taken approxi about the instep portion and in gripping engage mately on line 5_5 of Figure 1. v `Referring to the drawing in detail, it will be ment therewith, means to prevent unintentional noted that I have Villustrated rmy invention as Vremoval of the strap from the bore and abut being applied to a boot, but it >can be used with ment means forthe strap extending about the i equal efficiency on arctics, shoes, etc., and the instep portion and sides of the upper. Figure 3 is a bottom plan view. ' ' Figurefi is` a sectional view taken approxi 45 . bootV is shown as being of the hip rubber type 2. A boot comprisingV an upper, a sole and a that is provided with a sole I, a heel 2, an upper p heel, the latter having a bore extending trans versely of the upper surface thereofV and disposed 3, and a leg portion 4. The heel has a narrow bore 5 extending trans under the rear portion of the sole, a strap ex versely in the upper surface thereof for disposal is preferably arranged midway between the tending through the bore, lugs formed on the strap to prevent unintentional removal of the latter from the bore,-a buckle for securing Vthe front and rear portions of the heel, as best shown ' strap about the instep portion of the upper, l and .under the rear portion of the sole, and the bore ’ in Figures 1 and 3. Disposed about the instep . portion of the upper and the sides thereof yand a bead formed on the upperrabout the instep4 Vportion and sides thereof'and providing .abut terminating flush with the forward edges of the Y ment means for the outer endsv of the bore 5; is a bead 6 'providing . strap. y CLARENCE V. EASTON.