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Peter Bauer: Footwear having removable sole. March 22, 1983: US04377042 (109 worldwide citation)

Athletic shoes with removable outsoles are disclosed. Each upper is designed to fit an individual foot and ankle of a particular wearer and such upper is provided with an insole securely and permanently connected therewith. Each insole terminates along its peripheral margin with one part of a bead-a ...


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Angileen Bailey, George Spector: Changeable shoe tops/heels. December 19, 1989: US04887369 (108 worldwide citation)

A convertible shoe is provided and consists of a shoe bottom that has a formed outside portion, a middle shank and a raised heel; a shoe top that has a midsole, an insole and an upper vamp portion and fasteners for removably attaching the shoe top to the shoe bottom.


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Randy N Brown: Shoe with detachable sole and heel. Arthur G Yeager, May 24, 1988: US04745693 (99 worldwide citation)

A shoe having an upper portion and a sole-and-heel portion which portions are releasably joined together by a circumferential zipper connection means.


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Peter Bauer: Shoe with removable outsole. May 19, 1981: US04267650 (83 worldwide citation)

Athletic shoes with removable outsoles are disclosed. Each upper is designed to fit an individual foot and ankle of a particular wearer and such upper is provided with an insole securely and permanently connected therewith. Each insole terminates along its peripheral margin with one part of a bead-a ...


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Catherine J P Halford: Footwear having interchangeable uppers. Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, January 28, 1992: US05083385 (82 worldwide citation)

The interchangeable upper of the disclosed footwear includes a foot covering adhesively secured to an insole molded of relatively flexible, shock-absorbent material to a desired shape, size and thickness, and having a narrow shoulder surrounding its upper surface. This insole is received in a one-pi ...


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Leslie A Boros: Style convertible footwear. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, December 14, 1982: US04363177 (80 worldwide citation)

Each of a plurality of readily detachably attachable heels and each of a plurality of readily detachably attachable uppers are selectively mounted upon a sole and offer a user the freedom of rapid facile changes in style of footwear.


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Blair V Anderson, Morris Feldman, Richard Jacoby: Orthopedic shoe. Herbert C Schulze, February 9, 1982: US04314412 (72 worldwide citation)

This invention is an orthopedic shoe particularly characterized by special configuration, both on the portion of the shoe which is in contact with the foot and the portion which is in contact with the surface to be walked upon. It is particularly characterized by special openings with various types ...


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George C Riecken: Article of footwear. Jenkins Coffey Hyland Badger & Conard, November 17, 1981: US04300294 (72 worldwide citation)

An article of footwear being in the form of a sandle includes a platform, two straps anchored to the platform to secure the platform to a wearer's foot, and an expedient, such as a velcro strip, mounted to the edge of the platform for removably fastening an upper foot covering to the platform to con ...


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Shane Kao: Sandal with removable strap. Charles H Schwartz, October 30, 1979: US04172330 (69 worldwide citation)

A sandal with removable straps including a platform having a top surface, a bottom surface and a side surface extending around the platform, the platform including a plurality of openings each extending from the top surface to the bottom or side surface, a plurality of recesses complementary in numb ...


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David F Meschan: Athletic shoe with improved sole. Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 1, 1997: US05615497 (65 worldwide citation)

An improved athletic shoe sole with rotatable and replaceable rear soles and replaceable cleats to provide the user with longer wear. The invention also provides the user with the ability to quickly and easily adapt the sole to different desired performance characteristics depending upon the intende ...



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