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Wire Strainer - 'Lock-Grip', Reg C. Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, circa 1916 Object Reg. No: ST 045578

Summary:
Spring metal wire strainer. "LOCKGRIP PAT. 1610/16 REG. C. DUIGAN" and "MADE IN ENGLAND" on lever. R. C. Duigan, Mia Mia, Vic. No. 1610/16. Reg Duigan was the younger brother of John R. Duigan. He assisted with the construction and flying of the first aeroplane to be built in Australia at Mia Mia in 1910. One of three in the collection.

Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.
Acquisition Information:
Bequest from (Estate of) Jack Chisholm
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 37 cm (Height), 4 cm (Width), 15 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wire strainers, fencing equipment, fencing wire, fencing
Themes this item is part of: Designing & Building the First Australian Aircraft, John Duigan's Military Service, John Robertson Duigan MC, Pioneering Aviator (1882-1951), Reginald Charles Duigan, Pioneering Aviator & Inventor (1888-1966), Sustainable Futures Collection, Centenary of Australian Aviation, Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection, Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection - Highlights
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Fencing
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Inventor: Mr Reginald Duigan, Mia Mia, Victoria, Australia, 1916
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, circa 1920s

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