By Robert T. CLIFTON
At the nice Plains, a land barren of wooden and rock for the conventional rail and stone fences, the cord fence used to be a logical invention. countless numbers of barded-wire designs have been invented, and the more effective patents have been synthetic and shipped west at nice revenue. this present day creditors are conscientiously seeking out that twine for either amusement and old interest.This publication was once designed to supply a well-organized opting for, classifying, and cataloguing method for the various designs and adaptations of barded twine. approximately a thousand drawings and 3 indexes to patents, inventors, and brands offer an instantaneous technique of identity.
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Doerr of Battle Creek, Mich. 91 Smith's Edge-drilled Warning Block and Two-point Barb Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb and warning block. Barb passes through drilled hole in block and around wire strand. Patented  October 24, 1882, by Eldridge J. Smith of Williamsport, Pa. Smith's Side-drilled Warning Block 92 and Two-point Barb Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb and warning block. Barb passes through drilled holes in block and around wire strand. Patented  October 24, 1882, by Eldridge J.
Inventor of barb is unknown. Kittleson's Half Hitch 131 Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Barb is tied in the form of a half hitch. Patented  April 3, 1887, by Ole O. Kittleson of Milan, Ill. Two-point Wire Barbs: Welded Perry's Cross Stick, One Strand 132 Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Barb is electrically welded to strand. Patented  August 24, 1897, by John C. Perry of Joliet, Ill. Page 49 133 Perry's Welded Barb, One Strand Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb.
Patented  August 29, 1876, by Charles W. Miller of Sycamore, Ill. 88 Rose's Wide-wrap Barb Single-strand, eight-sided wire with two-point, wide-wrap barb. Patented  December 25, 1877, by Henry M. Rose of Waterman Station, Ill. 89 Rose's Wide-wrap Barb, One-strand Variation Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Variation of patent 198688. Page 36 Doerr's Electric Fence Wire 90 Single-strand wire with two-point wire barb. Wide wrapped barb and strand are pressed together. Patented  October 20, 1959, by Raymond S.