Patent Model - Device for Twisting Wire for Making and Mending Wire and Picket Fences

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Charles Hayner (b.1857, d.1906), Patentee
Charles Hayner (b.1857, d.1906), Assignee
Joseph Owens (b.Unknown, d.Unknown), Patentee
Joseph Owens (b.Unknown, d.Unknown), Assignee
Frank Bone, Assignee
Production date
Jun 01 1886
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12 x 6 x 1 1/4" (30.5 x 15.2 x 3.2cm)
Hayner and Owens' patent mends a broken wire by taking "a piece of wire and place it around a picket on each side of the breach, and fasten the ends together. Then pass the slot of the wheel over the wires at the breach, and twist the same as for twisting in a picket..." (Patent Number 342,960)
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