Chucks - Ankle Patches and Heel Patches

Over the years, Chucks have had different designs for the ankle patches and the heel patches.


Ankle Patches:

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star high-top ankle patch - unknown vintageThis is a "Chuck" ankle patch of unknown (but "earlier than Charlie!") vintage.

Converse 'Chuck Taylor' All Star high-top ankle patch - 1950sThis is a "Chuck" ankle patch from the 1950s.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star high-top ankle patch - currentThe "Chuck" ankle patch, on most versions, has had this design since I (Charlie) was in junior high in the 1960s.


Heel Patches:

Converse "Chuck Taylor" heel patch from the 1950sThis is the heel patch Converse used on Chucks in the 1950s.

Vintage Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patchThis is the heel patch when "Chucks" were a "must have" for the Baby Boom generation..

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patch, US-made designFrom the 1980's until 2001, All Star production received this heel patch.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patch, red variantCertain canvas patterned shoes (including Stars and Bars and Flags of All Nations) had a heel patch with red printing.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patch, version on monochrome black shoeThe monochrome black model has a 3-D embossed black heel patch based on the vintage heel patch.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patch, Indonesian product designConverse began using this heel patch when production switched to Indonesia,.

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star heel patch, black, no "Made in USA"Certain models, however, use this black heel patch.


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Last Updated: 18 February 2017


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