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Barbed Wire Sample - Glidden, Single, Corrugated Strand, Four Point, Illinois, 1876 Object Reg. No: ST 046084

Modern Ripple Wire. Single corrugated strand with four point wire barb.

Patent: Feb 8, 1876 by J. F. Glidden. (Jack Glover).

Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.
Acquisition Information:
Bequest from (Estate of) Jack Chisholm
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 46 cm (Length), 3 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: Mr Joseph Glidden, Illinois, United States of America, 08 Feb 1876
References: Jack Glover Reference No: 523 Harold L. Hagemeier Reference No: 28 G
  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

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