Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2020-07-05T13:01:20+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6904-332 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7663/6904-332 6904-332 Lot of three small plumb bobs. Two brass with steel tips, one nickel plated iron with brass knob. All unsigned, longest is 2-3/4". Good & better (WOL1088) 40 - 80 6904-331 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7662/6904-331 *6904-331 STEPHENS & CO No. 36 combination rule. Original version of the No. 36 that would become the Stanley 036. The stock has been cut away to open the sights around the vial and it has a couple of cracks. Good- (WOL1087) 30 - 60 6904-330 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7661/6904-330 6904-330 Lot of four J. RABONE & SONS rules. Three with sliding brass calipers, Nos. 1460 (4") and 1462 (3"), plus a rope caliper rule and a four-fold, two-foot unbound carpenters rule. All at least good. Good & better (WOL1090) 40 - 80 6904-329 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7660/6904-329 6904-329 RABONE No. 1190 combination rule. Four-fold two-foot with intact integral level in one edge, wood nice with a couple of small stains on the outside. Slightly sprung. Good+ (WOL1082) 50 - 100 6904-328 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7659/6904-328 *6904-328 Lot of two LUFKIN tape measures. A "Universal" 100 foot tape in a leather covered case, cloth tape dirty but intact, good case; and a 50 foot No. 09503D metallic woven replacement tape in original box. Good & better (GRY029) 30 - 60 6904-327 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7658/6904-327 6904-327 Lot of two rules. An unusual all brass caliper rule, with the caliper controlled by a central slide with locking knob, unmarked except "32" and some solder where it may have been repaired, and a two-fold, two-foot carpenter's rule marked "U.W.W. Co. Sheffield", some stains. Good (WOL1091) 30 - 60 6904-326 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7657/6904-326 6904-326 Lot of two brass protractors. One made of sheet brass, 7" diameter, with steel arm 12" long but broken at end, stamped "J. Fowler"; the other is cast, 1/4 circle, stamped "Marcel Duparc." Good (WOL1085) 40 - 80 6904-322 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7653/6904-322 6904-322 Lot of three I & D SMALLWOOD rules. A No. 757 6" combination rule-level, some moderate staining but good decal; a 12" advertising rule with pictures of several Smallwood products on the reverse; and No. 191 caliper rule, four-fold, two foot with sliding brass caliper, slightly sprung, missing its face pins and one edge pin has broken through. Good & better (WOL1089) 40 - 80 6904-321 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7652/6904-321 6904-321 TOPPS framing tool. Patented by Thomas Cook in 1891 but universally known as Topps squares after their manufacturer, G.A. TOPPS. Type 1, good wood, metal blade has some discoloration where not protected by the wood handle but overall very clean. Fine (TBI403) 60 - 120 6904-319 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7650/6904-319 6904-319 Large T-bevel. User made, 13-1/2" mahogany handle with copper trim, including two inlaid stars, hand-forged brass wingnut, mild pitting and engraved signature on 23" blade. Nicely made. Good+ (SPM1221) 50 - 100 6904-318 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7649/6904-318 6904-318 Lot of two marking gauges. Both unmarked and user made. One with 11" stem and round head with and carved locking nut, single point, very nice. The other is a two-stem wedge locking grasshopper gauge, more wear but decent. Good & better (SPM1230) 50 - 100 6904-316 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7647/6904-316 6904-316 Wooden bevel. Unmarked and user made, mahogany, 14" long with 13" wooden blade. Fine (SPM1234) 50 - 100 6904-315 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7646/6904-315 *6904-315 Surveyor's steel tape. Unmarked but looks like 50' in a wooden handle. Good+ (DLY083) 30 - 60 6904-314 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7645/6904-314 *6904-314 Wooden framing square. User made and nicely done. 13" handle with bench rest, 16-1/2" blade with ogee end, some chips. Good+ (SPM1228) 30 - 60 6904-313 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7644/6904-313 6904-313 Lot of two plumb bobs. Both cone shaped, one 4", brass with steel tip, marked "GENERAL HARDWARE MFG. CO. N.Y, N.Y. MADE IN USA NO. 800", the other user made, 3", cast iron with decorative rings. Good+ (HSS271) 40 - 80 6904-312 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7643/6904-312 6904-312 Lot of two small adjustable try squares. A 4" STANLEY No. 14, one of Stanley's least successful and least common designs, Type 1 with some discoloration on blade but clear mark; and a LUFKIN with 4" blade, like new. Good & better (JSM044) 50 - 100 6904-310 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7641/6904-310 6904-310 Lot of two plumb bobs. Both unmarked, one 4" long with brass around iron core and steel tip, the other 3", brass with steel tip, some overall dinging but no damage. Good & better (HSS272) 40 - 80 6904-309 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7640/6904-309 6904-309 LUFKIN No. 4883 carriagemaker's rule. Lufkin's longest rule, four-fold, four-foot, fully brass bound, clean and straight with all pins. Fine (JSM045) 80 - 140 6904-308 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7639/6904-308 6904-308 Lot of two STANLEY sweetheart rules. A No. 53-1/2 architects rule, a little dirty on outside and missing one face pin; and a No. 18 two-fold, 24" carpenter's rule, like new. Good+ & better (JSM043) 80 - 140 6904-250 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7581/6904-250 6904-250 STANLEY No. 88 clapboard marker. Patented in 1886 and used to mark a line against clapboards so they could be cut to fit exactly; proof that Stanley truly did have a tool for every occasion and one of the less common gauges. A few spots of surface rust. Good+ (CVR349) 40 - 80 6904-227 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7558/6904-227 6904-227 Lot of three twist-lock marking gauges. Two example of Brodhead's patent marked by STAR TOOL CO., one rosewood and one boxwood, no brass. The third looks like a Brodhead patent also but is unmarked, the mark may have been polished out, rosewood with brass collar and wear strips in head. All three have single points, worn down on the marked ones. Good & better (JCI574) 60 - 120 6904-169 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7500/6904-169 6904-169 Two-pole surveyor's chain. Unsigned, comprised of 50 links with brass tally tags, held together with original leather strap. Good+ (GRY036) 60 - 120 6904-165 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7496/6904-165 6904-165 STANLEY No. 125 "All-in-One" layout tool. Introduced in 1962 and disappeared a few years later; one of Stanley's rarer layout tools, the square body is enameled blue and has two attached level vials and scratch awl. Very clean. Fine (TBI390) 80 - 150 6904-164 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7495/6904-164 6904-164 LUFKIN No. 590G plumb bob. Solid brass, 6 1/2" long; loop end, ruled body, like new. Fine (HSS268) 30 - 60 6904-163 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7494/6904-163 6904-163 Lot of two brass measuring instruments. Both user made, a cast brass inclinometer with hanging needle on an 11-5/8" rule, marked "J.F.", and a sheet brass protractor marked "D.N. Geiger." Good+ (SPM1224) 60 - 120