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    Posted 8 years ago

    jmariehynd
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    I recently discovered this barbed wire. I was trying to see when about it was made. maybe by who? If it is a rare wire worth collecting. If anyone has any information for me I would be so greatful. It is just a sinlge wire with the points wrapped around it. You can acually move the points on the wire, like they are loose.

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    1. gotwire gotwire, 8 years ago
      We've called this wire Mexican Salisbury for many years. The original find was in Mexico, hence the nickname. There's no patent info so far. It's #12G in the Barbed Wire ID Encyclopedia. Valued at 5 bucks for an 18" sample with no broken or missing barbs. It's worth keeping, maybe a start of a wire collection???

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