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Clifton"s field-guide for barbed wire collectors

Robert T. Clifton

Clifton"s field-guide for barbed wire collectors

by Robert T. Clifton

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Published by Acobac Press in Denton, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barbed wire -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesField-guide for barbed wire collectors.
    Statement[by] Robert T. Clifton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS271 .C4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5978462M
    LC Control Number66005898
    OCLC/WorldCa8938460

    Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire by Clifton, Robert T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Identifying the numerous variations of barbed wire is best done via a seasoned collector, by visiting the Kansas Barbed Wire Museum or the Devil’s Rope Museum to see their extensive displays or by flipping through any number of books on the topic. Several to seek out include the Barbed Wire Identification Encyclopedia, by Harold Hagemeier.

    Today collectors are carefully searching out that wire for both enjoyment and historical interest. This book wa On the Great Plains, a land barren of wood and rock for the traditional rail and stone fences, the wire fence was a logical invention/5(10). The first barb wire was made in , after which several hundred were patented with different shaped barbs. Today collectors buy, sell, and swap for those relics, keeping them in 18" pieces. This book shows some different types of wires for the beginner; they run from common pieces to the rarer kinds. --From introduction.

    This book describes hundreds of patents and more than 2, patent design variations found in antique barbed fencing. Varieties include mild steel barbed wire strands, sheet metal barbed strips, barbed metal rods, and barbed wooden rails. Antique barbed fencing evolved from the wooden fences and plain wire fences of the s.   GARDNERVILLE, Nev.— It can only mean one thing if Mike Call slams on the brakes while driving down the highway — barbed wire. Call's been known to spot a new type of barbed wire .


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Clifton. Clifton's field-guide for barbed wire collectors by Robert T. Clifton,Acobac Press edition, in English - [1st ed.]Pages: This listing is for an Cliftons field-guide for barbed wire collectors book vintage book on barbed wire.

This is CLIFTON'S FIELD-GUIDE for BARBED WIRE COLLECTORS. It was written by Robert T. Clifton, and published by Acobac Press of Denton, Texas. Book is copyrightedand shown as a First Edition. Book is metal wire End date: Buy Clifton's field-guide for barbed wire collectors [1st ed.] by Robert T Clifton (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Robert T Clifton. Cliftons Field Guide for Barbed Wire Collectors. This guide book is an introduction to thevering barbed wire designs. Barbed wire differs from manufacturer and regions. Showing drawn examples, who made it and when it was made.

T are two pieces of barbed wire to start you off. All these items are from an estate that is being liquidated. Today collectors are carefully searching out that wire for both enjoyment and historical interest. This book was designed to provide a well-organized identifying, classifying, and cataloguing system for the many designs and variations of barded wire.

Robert T. Clifton became interested in writing this book through his hobby of barbed wire Reviews: Make Offer - Antique Barbed Wire Collection - Ranch Farm Western Cowboy Pat's 40pcs 2Bds Large Antique Barbed Wire Display TEXAS 31 cuts of Authentic Barbwire $ Barbed Wire One of the earliest patented wires was by W.H.

Meriwether of New Braunfels, Texas, in November This was not a barbed wire, but it was used for fencing. Barbed wire had it’s beginning in the late s and early s. The Barbed Wire Swap and Sell is one of many conventions held across the United States for barbed wire collectors.

The main focus of the convention is the sale and trade of barbed wire samples, however, other items may also be showcased including carved limestone yard posts, railroad memorabilia, antiques, and craft items.

Barbed Wire Price / Value Guide: Browse FREE Barbed Wire Price & Value Guide. FIND 's of Antiques, Art, Vintage & RARE Collectables - each item pictured, described and with it's price guide.

Plus TODAY's SELECTED Barbed Wire for Sale, BEST OFFERS, Auctions, Appraisals, FREE Sales Advice, FREE Sale Prices, Values, Wish list and more. The Antique Barbed Wire Society is committed to collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting the historical heritage of barb wire and barbed wire related items, and enlisting interest and support for an on-going organization.

The Antique Barbed Wire Society headquarters is located in La Crosse Kansas, the "Barbed Wire Capital of the World.". Farms across America eventually enclosed pastures with barbed wire. Even though the farms have disappeared in many areas, collectors often can still find traces of the barbed wire fencing where a single fence post still stands, or the wire was attached to a tree that still stands.

Members of The Antique Barbed Wire Society receive a subscription to The Barbed Wire Collector the official publication of the hobby. Contact the museum for more information on how to become involved in a barbed wire association: Kansas Barbed Wire Collectors Association, P.O.

BoxLaCrosse, KS Phone Beautifully Hand Made Antique Barbed Wire Display. READY TO HANG!!!. Authentic Antique Barbed Wire The barbed wire on this display is real.

It is used wire that hung on the fences that tamed the Wild, Wild West. In the s there were over samples of barbed wire patented in the United States. b Invoices are sent at the end of the sale.

You may make payment at our Internet site or phone() with credit card information. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

Furthermore, for the last three days there was a barbed wire trading and buying con vention (attended by a thou sand or so collectors from a dozen or more states), a barbed wire.

Barbed wire, still an essential tool in the livestock industry, is today a popular collector's item. The official depository of the papers of the Texas Barbed Wire Collectors Association is the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Robert T. Clifton. One of the most interesting subsets for barbed-wire collectors doesn’t even involve barbed wire at all. “The barbed wire was cutting up the animals,” says TheGateKeeper, “so they started making barbed-wire liniment.

A whole new industry grew out of that. There are a ton of different liniment bottles from the s that people collect. Get this from a library. Barbs, prongs, points, prickers, & stickers; a complete and illustrated catalogue of antique barbed wire. [Robert T Clifton] -- A complete & illustrated catalogue of antique barbed wire.

Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire by Robert T. Clifton Overview - On the Great Plains, a land barren of wood and rock for the traditional rail and stone fences, the wire fence was a logical invention.

Today collectors are carefully searching out that wire for both enjoyment and historical interest. This book was designed to provide a well-organized identifying, classifying, and cataloguing system for the many designs and variations of barded : $  Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers: A Complete and Illustrated Catalogue of Antique Barbed Wire by Clifton, Robert T.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Invented to prevent livestock from roaming the range and being lost to rustlers, predators, and accidents, barbed wire appeared in the American West in the later half of the 19th century.

Between the 's and the 's, over patents were issued for wire alone, along with over patents for wire .