Automobile tire

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FIG. 1 is a front view of an automobile tire, showing the new design, each of the rear view, the top plan view and the bottom plan view appearing the same as the front view, it being understood that the tread pattern repeats uniformly throughout the circumference of the tire;

FIG. 2 is a right side view of the automobile tire, the left side view appearing the same as the right side view;

FIG. 3 is an enlarged fragmentary front view, showing in enlargement the portion of 3--3 in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 4 is a sectional view, taken on line 4--4 and in the direction of arrows in FIG. 3.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D274715 July 17, 1984 Baumgardner
Foreign Patent Documents
M 90 03 981 November 1990 DEX
Other references
  • Michelin LTX A/T Tire, 1996 Tread Design Guide. p. 50, Feb. 1996. Reynolds Apache Radial AP Tire, 1996 Tread Design Guide, p. 113, Feb. 1996.
Patent History
Patent number: D414147
Type: Grant
Filed: Jul 16, 1998
Date of Patent: Sep 21, 1999
Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (Tokyo)
Inventor: Shoichiro Matsuda (Kanawaga-ken)
Primary Examiner: Robert M. Spear
Law Firm: Nikaido, Marmelstein, Murray & Oram LLP
Application Number: 0/90,795
Current U.S. Class: D12/147
International Classification: 1215;