Automobile tire

- Bridgestone Corporation

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of an automobile tire showing my new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire;

FIG. 2 is a front elevation view thereof, a rear elevation view, a top plan view and a bottom view are identical with the front elevation view;

FIG. 3 is a left side elevation view thereof, a right side elevation view is identical with the left side elevation view;

FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevation view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is a cross-sectional view taken along line 5--5 in FIG. 4.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D231979 July 1974 Stevens
D273777 May 8, 1984 Igarashi et al.
D336269 June 8, 1993 Hinrichsen et al.
D350093 August 30, 1994 Fukushima
Foreign Patent Documents
3153404 July 1991 JPX
Other references
  • 1994 Tread Design Guide, p. 157, Toyo M506Z Tire, bottom, left side of page. 1994 Tread Design Guide, p. 226, Bandag Rock Lug Modified Retread & ESL Retread, third row down from top, center & right side of page respectively.
Patent History
Patent number: D371097
Type: Grant
Filed: Dec 6, 1994
Date of Patent: Jun 25, 1996
Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation (Tokyo)
Inventor: Masaharu Fukushima (Tokyo)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Law Firm: Sughrue, Mion, Zinn, Macpeak & Seas
Application Number: 0/32,121
Current U.S. Class: D12/147