Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info 2021-04-20T06:40:06+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7002-408 2021-01-06T10:26:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:26:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9260/7002-408 7002-408. Lot of three advertising rules. 12" straight edge rulers, painted yellow and black, advertising I & D SMALLWOOD with "Est. 1810" and listing of tools they sell, with drawings of measuring tools on backsides. Light wear but in nice condition. Good+ 60-120 7002-407 2021-01-06T10:27:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:27:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9259/7002-407 7002-407. RABONE & SONS No. 1370 combination level rule. Super clean inside leather sleeve. Has what looks like a user name scratched out on backside otherwise near mint. Good+ 50-100 7002-406 2021-01-06T10:28:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:28:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9258/7002-406 7002-406. E.T. BURROWES extensible rule. A four section rule that slides out to 48". Patented 3/24/91 by Edward Burrowes. A rare Burrowes tool. Good overall, slight scratching on backside. Good+ 40-80 7002-405 2021-01-06T10:29:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:29:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9257/7002-405 7002-405. Lot of three measuring tools. A 6" ivory parallel rule marked "BAKER, 244 High Holborn, London" and has brass hinges. Some wear and yellowing, a few rust stains on backside. Charles Baker was a maker of measuring tools and microscopes who supposedly established in 1765, but it first appeared in the London street directories for 1851. And a JOHN TAYLOR SONS & SANTO CRIMP 8-3/4" boxwood sliding engineer's rule marked with velocity, grade, and discharge with center sliding section, presumably for drainage calculations. Also marked Elliot Bros, light wear and a few checks. Plus a uncommon CHAPIN STEPHENS No. 79-1/2 board scale rule, heavily stained and worn especially on outside, missing pins and has crack in one arm. Good- & better 75-150 7002-404 2021-01-06T10:30:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:30:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9256/7002-404 7002-404. GREEN patent clamp on inclinometer IOB. Patented by Hiram Green and manufactured by Tower & Lyon, this is the brass model with the level vial canted forward. Marked with Green's 3/31/91 patent, vial wet, missing front screw, some tarnish to brass. Box has split seams in lid but labels mostly intact and state "Tower's Unique Pocket Level Patent Mar. 3 1891" on side lid and has incorrect patent date. Top label has description of tool. Good 60-120 7002-403 2021-01-06T10:31:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:31:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9255/7002-403 * 7002-403. Steel sliding calipers. 4" x 2" shovel shaped body with sliding jaws that extend to 2-1/2" and ruled on sliding section, locked with decorative thumbscrew, likely some specialty machinist tool but well made. Stamped "W.E.R 1905". Good 30-60 7002-402 2021-01-06T10:32:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:32:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9254/7002-402 * 7002-402. Brass plumb bob. 5" long with 1" steel tip and screw threads above it so it may have screwed into something else at some point. Unmarked, knurled thin screw off cap at top. Good 25-50 7002-401 2021-01-06T10:33:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:33:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9253/7002-401 7002-401. Lot of STANLEY No. 181 camera levels IOB. Seven in box that originally held a dozen, vials wet, inside sawdust in pasteboard box with two split seams on lid. Fine 35-70 7002-400 2021-01-06T10:34:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:34:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9252/7002-400 * 7002-400. Lot of two STANLEY 150th anniversary measuring tools. A bevel, slight tarnish on blade otherwise clean. And a pocket tape, clean and looks unused. Bevel box has one scuff otherwise boxes fine. Good+ 30-60 7002-399 2021-01-06T10:35:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:35:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9251/7002-399 7002-399. STARRET No. 98 machinist level IOB. 8", clean and looks slightly used with user name scratched into base and a few small paint splotches but vials and nickel plating pristine. Box has light wear. Good+ 40-80 7002-398 2021-01-06T10:36:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:36:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9250/7002-398 * 7002-398. Lot of two 50 foot LUFKIN steel tapes IOB. A HC253 and a H433, both look barely used, one includes original instructions. Boxes have some wear and some masking tape on one but generally good. Good+ 20-40 7002-397 2021-01-06T10:37:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:37:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9249/7002-397 7002-397. Lot of two 3" micrometers IOB. A BROWN & SHARPE No. 53, super clean, inside velvet lined case with broken hinge. And a STARRETT T436RL, japanning 95%, a few small rust spots otherwise super clean, pasteboard box dirty with wear. Good & better 40-80 7002-396 2021-01-06T10:38:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:38:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9248/7002-396 7002-396. Lot of two micrometers IOB. One by TUMICO, Feather Touch label inside lid, 1-1/2"-2-1/2", super clean and shiny, missing one attachment otherwise good. And one by FLEMING MACHINE CO., Worcester, MA, No. 1204RL, looks to be all there and in good shape. Both wood boxes have staining but good labels. Good & better 50-100 7002-395 2021-01-06T10:39:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:39:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9247/7002-395 7002-395. User made rule. Roughly 14-1/2" long, red stained hardwood, marked in 10ths with small brass tacks with decorative diamonds in center. Good+ 30-60 7002-394 2021-01-06T10:40:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:40:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9246/7002-394 7002-394. H. CHAPIN Union Factory engineer's slide rule. Not marked with a number but looks to be a No. 48, boxwood with brass slide. Some dinging and a couple chips in wood, brass lightly tarnished, slightly sprung. Good 60-120 7002-393 2021-01-06T10:40:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:40:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9245/7002-393 7002-393. STANLEY No. 6 engineer's rule. Super clean, good pins, mild wear to brass finish. Two small hangholes through body. Two-fold, two-foot, brass slide, one of Stanley's rarer rules in crisp condition. Good+ 150-300 7002-392 2021-01-06T10:41:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:41:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9244/7002-392 * 7002-392. Lot of two STANLEY measuring tools. A No. 18 bevel and No. 90 marking gauge, both super clean with nearly complete nickel plating. A few spots of orange paint on marking gauge. Good+ 20-40 7002-391 2021-01-06T10:42:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:42:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9243/7002-391 * 7002-391. Small steel square. 1-1/2" edge, unruled, decorative 2-1/8" handle with church window style cutouts and ridges at top. Unmarked but nicely made. Good+ 25-50 7002-390 2021-01-06T10:43:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:43:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9242/7002-390 7002-390. STANLEY No. 1 odd-jobs with original rule. Missing scribe tip and its locking screw so it could be either Type 2 or Type 3. Rule is unmarked but has hole for point (missing), some staining on front side. Odd-jobs has 90% plating, vial wet. Good- 75-150 7002-389 2021-01-06T10:44:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:44:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9241/7002-389 7002-389. FISHER patent bevel. Good example of the rosewood version of W.T. Fisher's 1868 patent, as manufactured by Disston & Morss. All complete, including the often replaced cast brass wingnuts. Wood near fine, brass has a few small spots of tarnish, does not have D&M stamp in the wood but has W.T. Fisher and 6/23/68 patent date on brass, blade has a few spots of mild pitting. Good+ 175-350 7002-388 2021-01-06T10:45:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:45:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9240/7002-388 * 7002-388. LUFKIN No. 137C double steel square IOB. All parts present and clean, box has light wear. Good+ 20-40 7002-387 2021-01-06T10:46:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:46:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9239/7002-387 7002-387. Ebony slitting gauge. 10" stem, ultimatum style inlay in the ebony head, brass end cap with slitter through it held by brass wedge. Some dinging to wood, a few user stamps. Nicely made. Good 50-100 7002-386 2021-01-06T10:47:00+01:00 2021-01-06T10:47:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9238/7002-386 7002-386. Ultimatum style mortise gauge. Brass stem, unmarked oval boxwood head with inlay around locking screw. Some tarnish to brass, wear to lacquer on boxwood, one large crack on bottom side of head. Good 35-70 7002-313 2021-01-06T12:00:00+01:00 2021-01-06T12:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9115/7002-313 7002-313. Lot of three measuring tools. A 10" mitre square marked only "Philada Warranted" with quatrefoil inlay in what looks like mahogany handle, surface pitting and discoloration on blade. A 6" DISSTON & SONS No. 10, clearly marked on blade along with patent date, wood good with mild surface rust spots. And a JOHNSON, Sheffield, locking bevel with near complete decal on handle along with gramophone stamp as it's part of their Gramophone Brand. Johnson sold joiners tools in the first part of the 20th century. Clean with mild wear. Good & better 40-80 7002-312 2021-01-06T12:01:00+01:00 2021-01-06T12:01:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9114/7002-312 * 7002-312. Lot of two spring calipers. L.W. POND patented outside calipers, marked Worchester, MA, and 9/24/1867 date, 6" legs. And 5" inside calipers by UNION CALIPER CO., Orange, MA, which came earlier than Union Tool Co., and roughly dates to 1911-1916, with unusual notched screw controlled locking mechanism. Good 30-60