Attention early T guys who knows what this is

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By ROBERT BERGSTADT on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 02:24 pm:

anyone know what these are and hint, very rare, Bob


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By John F. Regan on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 02:35 pm:

roll up window strap fasteners?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By charley shaver on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 02:50 pm:

got a hole box new.charley


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By ROBERT BERGSTADT on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 02:52 pm:

1909 10 fasteners for the buggy rail, Bob


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By charley shaver on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 04:23 pm:

tons of cars& buggy's used them. charley


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Noel D. Chicoine, MD, Pierre, SD on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 06:24 pm:

Tons of cars and buggy's may not be very many due to the average weight of each. :-)


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Danial - Veneta OR US Earth Solar System on Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 10:42 pm:

They look like button holes of some sort.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Herb Iffrig on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 07:07 am:

Can someone post a picture of one of these being used?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Mike Hanson on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 08:48 am:

They attach the top to the buggy rail. See attached photo of my January 1910 touring.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By John Haynes on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 09:40 am:

Mike,
Could you provide a close-up of how they are attached please.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Herb Iffrig on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 03:22 pm:

Is this pre Murphy fasteners?


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Walter Higgins on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 - 09:15 pm:

Antique Auto Top Hardware sells these as a "knob eyelet" and the part over which they are pushed is called the "carriage knob".


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Richard Eagle Ida Fls on Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 11:40 am:





This shows how they work although mine are home made and smaller. The one on the left is a repro I bought.

Rich


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dave Huson, Berthoud, Co. on Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 01:09 pm:

The hollow ones were also used on carpets in the closed cars.


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