Oakum board

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Description

A strong, Binder's board that was made from Oakum fibers. Oakum board was made until the mid 1940s.

Synonyms and Related Terms

millboard, tar board

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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