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Posted 3 years ago


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I acquired a box of old barbed wire at an auction and I know nothing about it, but I like it and that's why I bought it. Does anyone know anything about this type, age and what it's called? There are other kinds included, but I was just wondering about this one, because it looks unusual.

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  1. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    Thanks for posting your bobwire. Antique Barbed Wire Identification Encyclopedia #914B Brinkerhoff Opposed Lugs Lance Point, Flat ribbon wire with two point lance point applied barb. Patent #214,095, April 8, 1879 by Jacob Brinkerhoff of Auburn, N.Y. I have a good size roll of this wire that came off the XIT Ranch. Brinkerhoff sent his wire by train to fence the ranch, around 5000 miles of it!!

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