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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A Patentee Bendigo, Australia
Barbed Wire Sample - Abbott, Single Strand, Four Point, Double Kink, Bendigo, Australia, 1943 Reg. No: ST 046014
- Abbott Australian Double Kink. Single strand wire with double kink. Four point barb is held in place by interlaced loops with kinks. This wire was originally patented as a military wire in Australia and was later adapted for commercial use.
Patent No: 2308905 Jan 19, 1943 by Harold A. Abbott of Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.
Part of the Jack Chisholm Fencing Collection.
- Acquisition Information:
- Bequest from (Estate of) Jack Chisholm
|Dimensions:||47 cm (Length), 2 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||agriculture, barbed wire, fencing, fencing wire, industrial design, innovations|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||barbed wire|
|Patentee:||Mr Harold Abbott, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 19 Jan 1943|
Jack Glover Reference No: 283.
Harold L. Hagemeier Reference No: 116 B