The Nail: Patriotic Symbol or Humble Tool?

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Since the dawn of its creation, the humble nail has achieved much. It has evolved drastically to suit our every need, from the simple hand wrought nails to the wire nails formed in the late 18th century, and it is fair to say that its journey has been one of length and fruition across a variety of levels. The first evidence of large-scale nail making originates in Egypt, with bronze nails dating back to 3400 BC...

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The Suffolk Latch Company is based in the picturesque town of Clare on the Suffolk/Essex Border. We specialise in the supply of traditional hand forged black ironmongery.

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