Letter Nails

Letter Nails were used for many reasons. Letter Nails can designate years, sub-standard ties, sequencing or composition of the ties. Also, some companies used Letter Nails to show possession as in the case of the "SMS" nail pictured, which stands for Sidney Municipal Service. The Links below shows a picture of selected Letter nails, and this is a small sampling of the hundreds of letters nails.
Sidney Municipal Service, Nebraska
Steel Raised
Steel Indent
Copper Raised
Copper Indent
Aluminum Indent
Northwest Bell Telephone Company
Steel Raised
Steel Indent
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