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Object Name Stretcher, Fence Wire
Catalog Number 1993.8.470
Date ca. 1895
Material(s) Wrought iron
Dimensions H-27 W-27 D-1.25 inches
Description This is a fence wire stretcher. There is a notched bar with a locking lever, a "come-along" winch, and 40" link chain for wrapping the stretcher on a fence post.
Notes Similar to models advertised in the 1895 Wards catalog, p. 388. Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Fences
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS