Glidden Fence Making Patent Model

Description
On December 8, 1874 Joseph Glidden and Phineas Vaughn patented this machine for making wire fences. This apparatus attached barbs to double stranded wire cables that were used to corral cattle. The machine boasts a mahogany base and metal end pieces that are painted green with gold edging.
patent date
1874-12-08
inventor
Glidden, Joseph F.
Vaughan, Phineas W.
associated place
United States: Illinois, De Kalb
ID Number
AG.157508
catalog number
157508
accession number
89797
catalog number
308814
patent number
157,508
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Agriculture
American Enterprise
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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