apple box nails

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.

Gauge Number
in a pound
5 d 1 5/8 14 418
5½ d 14 388

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, Etc.
American Steel and Wire Company, 1922.


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