The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 3: Surveying Tools

Lead tally

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1799. Leaden tallies are chiefly used for small plants in pots; and every gardener may cast them for himself. The advantage of leaden tallies over iron ones is, that they retain the names painted on them a great deal longer; and their superiority to wooden ones consists in their being much more durable.