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Object ID 000444

Object Name Uskide Toplift U.S Rubber Co. box

Object Desc Uskide the ideal toplift. Manufactured by the United States Rubber Company. Company founded in Naugatuck, CT in 1892. Also made rubber gloves and Keds. Top lifts are the bottomost part of a shoe's rubber heel--replaceable. Size 04C (1-doz. pairs).

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000420a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords United States Rubber Company,shoes,Uskide Toplift,boxes,footwear,

Title Uskide Toplift U.S Rubber Co. box

Description The Uskide sole was invented in order to allow added wear to shoes without them being ruined. Uskide toplift on women's shoes is favorably received by retail merchants and manufacturers.he United States Rubber Company was founded in Naugatuck, Connecticut in 1892. It was one of the original 12 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average,[1] and became Uniroyal Inc. in 1961. In 1990, Uniroyal was acquired by France-based tire maker Michelin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker United States Rubber Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY420a-b



Date FEB 27,2013

Summary fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes There is wear and black paint coming off especially on the edges.discoloration. ed is missing on United States due to wear. Pencil mark on the top. 3-68 on back.


Date FEB 27,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit from Speakeasy Exhibit - automatic entry by admin