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Barbed Wire Sample - Brinkerhoff, Single Strand, Twisted Ribbon, Two Point, New York, 1885 Object Reg. No: ST 045918

Brinkerhoff Ribbon & Single Strand Wire with Barb. Twisted sheet metal ribbon wire with single strand wire and two point barb on wire strand.

Patent No: 324221 Aug 11, 1885 by John J. Brinkerhoff of Auburn, New York.

Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.
Acquisition Information:
Bequest from (Estate of) Jack Chisholm
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 47 cm (Length), 2.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: agriculture, barbed wire, fencing, fencing wire, industrial design, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection, Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection - Highlights
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Fencing
Tertiary Classification: barbed wire
Patentee: Jacob Brinkerhoff, Auburn, New York, United States of America, 11 Aug 1885
References: Harold L. Hagemeier Reference No: 954 B
  1. [Book], Jack Glover - Sunset Trading Post, The 'Bobbed' Wire VI Bible, Cow Puddle Press, /04/1980, 1980
  2. [Book], Harold Hagemeier - Devil's Rope Museum, Barbed Wire: Identification Encyclopedia, Harold Hagemeier - Devil's Rope Museum, Amarillo, 1998, 1998


Jim Newman Posted on 27 Feb 2015 12:13 PM
I am writing a book on the various patent designs of barbed wire. Am I correct in understanding that the most of Mr. Chisholm collection are wires found and used on Australian farms and ranches? I am interested in the regional (international distribution) of the various patents including not only US but also Australian patents. Do you have a list of the all the patent types in his collection? I would like to discuss them in my book. I would give proper acknowledgement for this information.

Thank you.

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