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    Posted 10 years ago

    TheGateKee…
    (222 items)

    #15B in Hagemeier's book. Patented by George Case of De Kalb, Illinois in 1882, Patent #256,880. This design utilized a 3/4" square washer to attach a 1 1/4" barb to a single line. This 18" example has four barbs. As a young collector I found this wire to be one of the most interesting. It took me several years to add this to my collection. Next to the Dodge star this was my ultimate wire.

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    Comments

    1. fencerider, 10 years ago
      Nice wire indeed. I need to get its mate #14B. Seems harder to get.
    2. TheGateKeeper TheGateKeeper, 10 years ago
      I don't have it's mate either. Never seen one.

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