Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers; A Complete by Robert T. CLIFTON

By Robert T. CLIFTON

At the nice Plains, a land barren of wooden and rock for the conventional rail and stone fences, the twine fence used to be a logical invention. thousands of barded-wire designs have been invented, and the simpler patents have been synthetic and shipped west at nice revenue. this present day creditors are rigorously seeking out that cord for either leisure and old interest.This ebook was once designed to supply a well-organized choosing, classifying, and cataloguing process for the numerous designs and adaptations of barded cord. approximately a thousand drawings and 3 indexes to patents, inventors, and brands offer an instantaneous technique of identity.

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Patented [506257] October 10, 1893, by John L. Riter of Brownsville, Ind. Page 14 Cleaveland's Weave 21 Four-strand interwoven wire fencing. Paired strands do not cross. Patented [516886] March 20, 1894, by John B. Cleaveland of Indianapolis, Ind. Wright's Ornamental Wire 22 Four-strand ornamental wire with inside twisting strands and outside spiraling parallel strands. Patented [517256] March 27, 1894, by George C. Wright of Indianapolis, Ind. Cleaveland's Spiral Twist 23 Four-strand visible wire fencing.

When old barbed wire is replaced, it is bypassed, left standing, or rolled up. That which is rolled up is piled in out-of-way corners of fields, hung in trees or on posts, thrown in junk heaps, or cast into rain-washed gullies to reduce soil erosion. The deserted fence rows and rolls of old wire are the sources of the antique barbed wire that is being searched out and carefully examined by collectors today. Perhaps the most difficult problem facing these wire collectors is finding out what they have found.

Hutchins of Joliet, Ill. 109 Ford's Kink and Coil Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Strand is kinked at intervals to receive coiled barbs. Patented [311426] January 27, 1885, by Franklin D. I. Page 42 Ford's Kink and Coil, 110 Modified-coil Variation Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Variation of patent 311426. Ford's Kink and Twist, 111 One Strand Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Strand is kinked to receive twisted barb. Patented [311740] February 3, 1885, by Franklin D.

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