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Posted 4 years ago

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Phillips "Cocklebur"
Pattented in 1883 by Oliver O. Phillips.
The rarest wire in my collection. sorry about the shadow at the bottom.

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  1. gotwire gotwire, 4 years ago
    WOW your bringing out the big dogs!!!!!
  2. barbedwireguy barbedwireguy, 4 years ago
    HAHA!!! Why hold out? I'm pretty proud of this wire. I'm glad you like it.
  3. DMK678 DMK678, 4 years ago
    Heard That..Bravo.
    Thank You.... As Well.
  4. nodderbug, 3 years ago
    There are at least 3 variations of this one known to exist. Extremely rare.
  5. alan, 3 years ago
    Looks like a brass barb? I own one and a list (somewhere) of twenty some owners of Phillips Cockleburs. I have seen two with iron barbs and then there is the the single line variety on display in the Cowboy Museum in OK., the one in Autrey Brown's book. The patent claims the barb could be solid or hollow bodied which leads to much speculation on how they where made. Got any theories?
    Alan Herbruger
    San Jose, CA.
  6. gman340, 3 years ago
    At one point in time i could account for 35 pieces of this wire! Yes that is correct - 35.
  7. albegood, 3 years ago
    You would know gman, you da man. Thanks for the update.
  8. gman340, 3 years ago
    O i forgot to mention-i have this wire in a four line in case that is pertinent.

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