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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: 1892, December 20
Creator: Bardon, Prosper
Description: Patent for...Bale-Tie
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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: 1876-8-8
Creator: Waters S. Davis
Description: Patent for improvement in Bale-ties
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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.

Bale-Tie.

Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Johnson, William T.
Description: Patent for improvements in bale-ties is to produce a “buckle-plate having a middle portion with an opening therein, arms at each end separated from the middle portion by spaces open at one side, a longitudinal entering-passage connecting the opening with one of said spaces, and a hoop the free ends of which are looped down through said opening and up through the spaces, resting upon the arms under the standing part of the hoop.” (Lines 74-83) Illustration is included.
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Bale-Tie.

Bale-Tie.

Date: October 28, 1902
Creator: Griggs, James Wesley
Description: Patent for "a bale-tie which may with readiness and case be locked in position upon a bale and which will be positive in operation and thoroughly efiective for the purpose designed"(lines 8-12)
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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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