The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956 Page: 240

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THE BUCK-THORN
I8 THE BEST BARBED FENCE IN THE WORLD.
[Pate nted in the United States, Great Britain, and the principal countries of Europe ]
raaatotured by TIHE T. V. ALLI. MANUFACTURING CO., Trenton, N. sT
IT IS EFFECTIVE, 8AFE AND STRONG; HANDSOME, LASTING AND CHEAP.
IT IS NOT WIRE, and no wire eaters into Ite oomposiion It w a SOLID, RIBBED STRIP OF STEEL, rolled, not drawn with
NORT LANCE-SHAPED POINTS. onen inch art It is VERY STRONG, and PRESENTS THE LARGEST POSSIBLE SURFACE
TO VIEW. All ANIMALS CAN SkE IT PLAINLY. It makes an unequalled SHEEP FENCE-the barbs being lanoe-shaped the WOOL
SLIP OFF and is not pulled out
It i P PaE. to Build and simple to Repair Any Bright Farer's Boy, or Smart Farm Hand, an Boas the Job.
QS..PLE and CIRCULAR desriba g and Illutratlog at fully, raz to all appliants
SKELLY STEEL BARB WIRE 7"
the Pound. Oldest and most reliable Barb Wire made. Rust
On Poud to
the Rod. ightest. Strongest. 1rogfg
Steel Wire. Patented 1868. and licensed under all Patents. Adopted by
Steel Barb. SUSTAINED BY THE COURTS. Farmers,
ILrp Poi . oKelly wire now sold cheap as any wire made nnder the Pat-
1Oil Paint. onta. One dealer only wanted iu each town. allroade
THORN WIRE HEDGE CO.. Sole Maa actuerna Chicago, III.
\ hen writing, please name this paper 1a4 99
Burnell Patent Four Pointed Steel Barb Wire Fencing.
Galvanized and Painted Stretchers, Staples, Pliers and Cutters.
Post Hole Diggers.
Full Illustrated Ciroular on Application.
One pound measures fifteen feet in length; three
hudrd and fifty-two pounds measure a mile.
Staples, about eighty to the pound.
This Wire has a tensile strength of 2,ooo lbs. to each wire. ' he four pointed barb passes between
the two wires, and is wrapped around both (twisted to allow for expansion and contraction. It is wotdnd
on spools about zoo rods of soo to n1o lbs each) It as the best of all barbed Icncing. Wheelbarrows,
Shovels, Ilails, Hinges, Bar Iron, Plow Plates, planed and polished Steel, etc.
99-04 W. B. BELENAP L&n CO1.Eoaaville, K.

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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 59, July 1955 - April, 1956, periodical, 1956; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101162/m1/240/ocr/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.