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Barbed Wire Sample - Scutt, Two Twisted Strand, Four Point, Wood Block & Arrow Plate Variation, Illinois, 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 045829

Scutt Barbless Wood Block & Arrow Plate Variation. Two twisted strand wire with wood block warning device and four point arrow plate sheet metal barb.

Variation of Patent No.: 224482 Feb 10, 1880 by Hiram B. Scutt of Joliet, Illinois.

Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.
Acquisition Information:
Bequest from (Estate of) Jack Chisholm
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6 cm (Height), 1.5 cm (Width), 49.5 cm (Length)

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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: Hiram Scutt, Joliet, Illinois, United States of America, 10 Feb 1880
References: Jack Glover Reference No: 48.
Harold L. Hagemeier Reference No: 700 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


carrie Posted on 12 May 2010 11:18 PM
I would like to know if I can get a sample piece of the scutt,two twisted strand,four point,wood block and arrow barbed wire. If so how much would it be? Thank you
Discovery Centre Posted on 13 May 2010 2:50 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Carrie, our collection objects are owned by the people of the State of Victoria and, as such, are not for sale. We suggest that you search for a hardware supplier in your area.

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