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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a tire tread showing our new design, it being understood that the tread pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tire tread, the opposite side being substantially the same as that shown;
FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;
FIG. 3 is a side elevational view of the right side thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image thereof; and,
FIG. 4 is an enlarged fragmentary front elevational view thereof.
The broken line showing of a tire sidewall is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.
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- Goodyear Eagle GS-N tire, 1994 Tread Design Guide, p. 29, second row, far ght. Bridgestone Turanza H tire, 1995 Tread Design Guide, p. 10, bottom row, center. Avon CR338 tire, Modern Tire Dealer Magazine, Jul. 1995, p. 61.
Filed: Dec 8, 1995
Date of Patent: May 26, 1998
Assignee: Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. (Akron, OH)
Inventors: James G. Guspodin (Akron, OH), Bill J. Wallet (Marshallville, OH)
Primary Examiner: James Gandy
Assistant Examiner: Robert Spear
Attorney: Carmen S. Santa Maria
Application Number: 0/47,651
International Classification: 1215;