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This board contains six of the heaviest nails in the collection. No.106 is the longest true nail at 20", recovered from a ship that had been used as a break water. No.128A  is a Spanish nail recovered from the gates of a French Prison. It was used for decoration and made between the 14th & 16th centuries (details taken from “Spanish Ironwork” by Arthur Byne & Mildred Stapley, published by The Hispanic Society of America 1915). No.112 is a wrought square, domed-head nail used to secure a timber framed house that was showing signs of movement; cast iron corner plates were placed over the joints and secured using these nails. Leominster, Herefordshire.   (see subsequent pages)

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