Apple box nails differed from common bright nails of the same size in having a larger head and a shank with a slightly thinner gauge. Usually they were cement-coated.
in a pound
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Bethlehem Wire Nails and Other Wire
Products. Catalog W-3.
Bethlehem, PA: Bethlehem Steel Company, September 1935.
Identical information in catalog W-1, 1928.
Manual of Carpentry and Catalog of American
Nails, Wire, Barbed Wire, Staples, Tacks, Poultry Netting,
American Steel and Wire Company, 1922.
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