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    Posted 8 months ago

    keeno55
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    5/16" wide steel band is twisted with attached barbs at 4" between barbs. It looks like there might have been white paint on flats. I need help with possible names to compare and date maybe?

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 8 months ago
      You came to the right place for this. There some really good folks on here that collect barbed wire. May take awhile for them to get on and see it but they can set you straight.
    2. gotwire gotwire, 7 months ago
      Sometimes the wire would be placed on old wood rail fence posts that would be painted. We've seen varieties that have red paint on them as well. Maybe on or around an old barn??

      This is a Brinkerhoff Opposed Lugs Lance Point, twisted ribbon wire with a two point lance point applied barb. Patent #214,095, April 8, 1879 by Jacob Brinkerhoff of Auburn, N.Y.

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