FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire embodying our design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire, the opposite side being substantially the same as that shown;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 3 is a side elevational view thereof.

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U.S. Patent Documents
D247744 April 18, 1978 Duchamp
D250946 January 30, 1979 Germain
D261381 October 20, 1981 Amarger
D271755 December 13, 1983 Ricquet
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Other references
  • 1989 Tread Design Guide, p. 203, Michelin XH, top row, second from left. 1989 Tread Design Guide, p. 173, Michelin XDL, bottom row, second from right. 1989 Tread Design Guide, p. 127, Michelin XCTS, bottom row, extreme left. 1989 Tread Design Guide, p. 152, Bridgestone V-Steel Lug 317, top row, second from right.
Patent History
Patent number: D336269
Type: Grant
Filed: Mar 21, 1991
Date of Patent: Jun 8, 1993
Assignee: Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. (Akron, OH)
Inventors: Silvana Hinrichsen (Rome), Alessandro Ceccarelli (Rome)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Attorney: David A. Thomas
Application Number: 7/673,221
Current U.S. Class: D12/147; D12/136; D12/137; D12/; 152/209R; 152/209B; 152/209D