Posted 6 years ago
4" x 1.25" x 6" Salesman Sample fence stay used to brace the wires between fence posts. It is the most popular stay in use today.
Patented November 21, 1905, patent #805,071 by Robert L. Horsley of Fort Worth, Texas.
This model represents an improved design patent no. 820,870, May 15, 1906. Molded into the base is "The Cinch Stay Manufactured by Worth Wire Works, Kokomo, Indiana".
Before and after: It cleaned up real nice.