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Bale Tie.

Bale Tie.

Date: August 24, 1880
Creator: Riesel, Henry
Description: Patent for a new and improved tie for bales. This design calls for one long, flat piece of scrap metal to be folded over on itself twice so that there are four layers of metal as well as a loop (or "rib") on either end. Then, a hole should be cut through all four layers with a tapered opening through the edge; this design is cheaper and more durable than previous bale ties.
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Bale-Tie.

Bale-Tie.

Date: January 29, 1878
Creator: Lenard, William R.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-tie that eliminates the need for buckles. This design achieves this with a hook and a U-shaped piece of iron to be riveted to the band, thus fastening the bale without buckles.
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Bale Tie.

Bale Tie.

Date: July 24, 1883
Creator: Arnold, Abbott
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This design "consists of a short thin plate of metal having two tongues . . . fronting each other, said plate being pivoted at one end to the bale-hoop . . . the other end of the bale-hoop being passed under the tongues and drawn tightly around the bale, the expansion of the bale on the hoop causes the respective ends to pull on the respective ends of the tie-plate . . . so as to grip the edges of the end passed between the tongues and hold it firmly" (lines 7-19).
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Bale Tie.

Bale Tie.

Date: March 31, 1885
Creator: Tippit, James A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This design "consists of a buckle or tie consisting of a base-plate having one or more projections or hooks on its face, to one of which is permanently secured one end of the wire or band, while the other end is passed around the bale and secured to the opposite hook or projection" (lines 21-27).
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Bale Tie.

Bale Tie.

Date: June 7, 1887
Creator: Copeland, Eliza A.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie. This design consists in "[t]he buckle, having the side re-entering angles, the bars, and the slot the edges at the apices of the re-entering angles being expanded . . . with strengthening-fins formed therein" (lines 65-70). This novel construction and combination of parts allows for "the provision of a tie-buckle that can readily be applied without extraneous fastening devices either with the tie or the buckle itself, and one which can be repeatedly used, and one which can be manufactured at a minimum expense and with the least possible waste of material" (lines 10-16).
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Bale Tie Buckle.

Bale Tie Buckle.

Date: January 25, 1881
Creator: Starr, Henry Daniel
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale tie buckle. This design is for "bale-tie buckles so constructed that the bale can be easily and quickly tied, that will hold the tie securely, and at the same time can be made lighter and neater than ordinary buckles, while having the necessary strength" (lines 11-16).
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Bale-Tie Machine.

Bale-Tie Machine.

Date: August 17, 1896
Creator: Harry, Owen K.
Description: Patent to for a machine to make and count bale-ties, "...to manufacture at small cost machines which will be compact, not taking up much space, and which will e simple in construction and durable" (lines 10-13). It includes an extensive explanation and illustrations.
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Bale-Tie Opener.

Bale-Tie Opener.

Date: June 1, 1897
Creator: Gaskill, Clinton R.
Description: Patent for "a simple and durable device by means of which the buckles or securing devices on cotton-bale ties or bands may be readily opened and the band removed from the bale without destroying the buckle or the band, so that they may be again used." (Lines 11-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Bale Tile.

Bale Tile.

Date: January 11, 1887
Creator: Rylander, William P.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bale-tie. This design "consists, principally, of a bale-tie jaw stamped from sheet metal and formed with an open hook at one end standing in front of a curved edge, with an opening at the other for attachment to the bale-hoop, said opening being shaped to permit the jaw to have a pivotal side motion upon the hoop. The invention also consists of the combination of two of such jaws applied to the bale-hoop to form a complete tie" (lines 7-16).
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Bale-Wiring Tool.

Bale-Wiring Tool.

Date: July 18, 1893
Creator: Schubert, George
Description: Patent for a bale wiring tool that "consists of a shank of proper length and diameter, with wire clamping and cutting mechanism on its lower end, and mechanism on its other end to rotate said tool" (lines 23-27). It also has "two independent clamping and cutting jaws, so that one wire can be clamped in the tool, while the other wire can be drawn tight around the bale and then placed in the tool and clamped and cut off, when the tool can be rotated by a brace or by a rack and pinion...and the wire twisted to form a tie" (lines 28-35).
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