Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2019-12-06T20:05:50+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6901-411 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6447/6901-411 6901-411 Lot of two MILLERS FALLS drills. A No. 718 chain drill attachment, designed to be used with drills that didn't have integral chain drill; you loop the chain around the wood being drilled and it helped force the drill through the work. In above average condition, japanning about 50%, some surface rust, Leland's patent Holdall chuck. Plus we're throwing in a No. 303 eggbeater drill, very clean, no bits in handle. Good & better (REW115,356) 50 - 100 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-405 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6441/6901-405 6901-405 JOHNSTON combination brace wrench. Samuel Johnston received three patents for this combination tool which was manufactured by Peter Lowentraut of Newark, NJ. This is the earliest, least common version based on the original 1894 patent. Overall light pitting and surface rust and someone used pliers on the tightening ring but its all there are working. Good (CDE483) 60 - 100 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-404 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6440/6901-404 6901-404 Lot of two ELLRICH patent ratcheting braces. Two examples of Robert Ellrich's 1884 patent ratcheting mechanism with the "flip-out" pawls; originally classified "NS" by Pearson, and still uncommon. Both made by P S & W, one has Peck & Power's 1879 patent chuck rosewood head with babbit bearings and rosewood grip, 10" sweep, the other has H.V. Smith's 1895 chuck (A rating), rosewood head and grip, 10" sweep. Both very clean. Fine (REW60,65) 100 - 180 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-403 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6439/6901-403 6901-403 Fulton ratcheting brace. Shell is marked with the Fulton name and also the March, 6, 1906, patent date, which is the date of three patents granted to William Peck, for brace head, ratched, and jaws. It appears to incorporate at least the jaw patent. An exceptionally attractive brace with a cocobolo head with prominent sapwood streak, some very light surface rust but otherwise like new. 10" sweep. Fine (HSS165) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-402 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6438/6901-402 6901-402 C.E. JENNINGS ratcheting brace. Based on Albert Goodell's 1892 patent for the spring-loaded chuck jaws and ratchet mechanism activated by a loop. Super clean and attractive with a slight trace of easily cleaned surface rust on the chuck sleeve, 10" sweep. Fine (HSS) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-401 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6437/6901-401 6901-401 Mephisto ratcheting brace. 10" sweep, rosewood head and grip, in like new condition with auger bit also marked Mephisto. See Jim Schoenky's article in the Spring FTJ for more information on these very uncommon braces. Fine (HSS) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-345 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6381/6901-345 6901-345 Archimedean drill . Unsigned, 16" long, single twist shaft, wooden head and sliding grip with remnants of ebonizing. Good+ (DGO17) 50 - 100 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-342 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6378/6901-342 *6901-342 Lot of two YANKEE push drills. A No. 30 and No. 130A, both with about half nickel plating, light wear and chipping to wood, one flathead bit. Good (AED71) 15 - 30 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-313 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6349/6901-313 *6901-313 Armorer's brace. Unmarked, good rotating beech head, 9" sweep. Good+ (WOL431) 20 - 40 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-312 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6348/6901-312 6901-312 E.C. ATKINS "Pribnow" A-2 saw swaging tool. John F. Pribnow of Mellen, WI, was the Justus Traut of saw swaging and sharpening tools, with over two dozen patents to his credit, many of which were manufactured by Atkins. This one is marked with two of his patents (11/17/1891 and 9/17/1918), as well as the Atkins name and a serial number (12320). There's some minor nickel loss, but it appears to be complete and working. Good+ (TBI) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-311 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6347/6901-311 6901-311 Lot of four ratcheting braces. A STANLEY No. 965-10, sweetheart mark, 10" sweep; two examples of MILLES FALLS No. 1662 with the Barber's improved chuck and Dolins' patent half-boxed ratchet, both with 10" sweep and stained hardwood head and grips, marketed as the "Mohawk" line, this was MF's best selling ratcheting braces in in 1920s. Plus an ARNZ FLOTT example of the German practice of using US patent designs after the patents expired, 10" sweep, super clean. Good & better (REW438,439,442,445) 90 - 150 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-310 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6346/6901-310 6901-310 Lot of four ratcheting braces. Four examples of unusual ratchet mechanisms. One by WILLIAM IVES with Pfleghar's 1876 patent, rosewood head and grip, 8" sweep; a STANLEY No. 921 with Richards' 1906 patent concealed ratchet; rosewood head and grip, 10" sweep; a GOODELL TOOL CO. with Goodell's 1892 patent ratchet, rosewood head and grip, 10" grip, super clean; and a PS & W with Reising's 1884 patent, rosewood and brass head and rosewood grip, 10" sweep, moderate surface pitting. Good & better (REW59,64,66,74) 120 - 180 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-309 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6345/6901-309 6901-309 Lot of iron braces. Seven total, all unmarked with different variations on the spring catch type chuck. Most have cast iron heads, three have hardwood, none have grips. All at least good. Good & better (REW89,90,91,93,98,99,447) 70 - 140 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-308 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6344/6901-308 6901-308 Lot of four MILLERS FALLS braces. All with the "Barber's improved" chuck patented by Charles Amidon in 1868; one with rosewood grip and rotating solid head, 10" sweep; one with Rose's 1868 solid rosewood grip, non-rotating, and rosewood head, 10" sweep; one with rosewood head and grip, 14" sweep; and a No. 2 with no grip and what looks like a lignum head, 10" sweep. Good & better (REW57,58,437,444) 120 - 180 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-039 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6075/6901-039 6901-039 McCLELLAN patent corner brace. Stephen McClellan received four patent for variations on this pattern - two in San Marcos, TX, in 1897 and two after he moved to New York. All are rated either A or B in Pearson. This is the version with the v-shaped guide, sliding breast plate, and McCoy's patent date on the chuck. Minor surface rust but works smoothly. Good+ (REW86) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-038 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6074/6901-038 6901-038 NOBLES patent brace. Patented in 1865 by Milton Nobles of Rochester with sliding ring chuck. Modest surface rust but patent date and manufacturer clearly visible, small chip from edge of rosewood head, 11" sweep. Good+ (REW448) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-037 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6073/6901-037 6901-037 Marked TAYLOR patent brace. Jeremy Taylor received his patent in 1836, the only earlier brace patent was destroyed in the patent office fire of 1836 and no examples are known. Taylor-pattern braces are frequently found, but this one is actually marked "J. Taylor Patent" which is uncommon. It's also marked by Increase Wilson who manufactured many of Taylor's braces, cast iron head, 8" sweep. A nice and uncommon example of the earliest American patented brace. Good+ (REW105) 80 - 150 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-036 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6072/6901-036 6901-036 STACKPOLE patent brace. Stackpole's 1867 patent with the rotating collar; the less common and more attractive brass collar version. Light surface rust and a repaired crack in the steel head but the chuck is very clean. 10" sweep. Good+ (REW40) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-035 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6071/6901-035 6901-035 Lot of iron braces. Six total, all unmarked and smith made, various lengths and sweeps, with either friction fit or thumbscrew chucks, all but one have wooden heads. All at least good. Good & better (REW100,106,107,109,110,111) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-034 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6070/6901-034 *6901-034 MILLERS FALLS No. 4 ratcheting auger bit handle. Has 95% japanning, handles have light wear, good plating. Good (HSS27) 30 - 60 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-031 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6067/6901-031 *6901-031 Pump drill. 12" steel shaft with brass flywheel, four jaw chuck, unmarked. Some tarnish to brass. Good (HAN677) 30 - 60 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-030 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6066/6901-030 6901-030 HILL & ADAMS corner bit holder. Patented in 1858, one of the earliest and scarcest of the devices intended to allow drilling into corners. Complete with often missing bracket, japanning 95%, tang a little chewed up. Good+ (CBM89) 80 - 150 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-029 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6065/6901-029 6901-029 RUSBY patent extendible drill. One of the most gimmicky of the breast drills with its extendible neck to fit into tight locations; breast pad is missing as it almost always is but otherwise in decent condition with about 70% red pinstriping, a few spot of surface rust, wood has some wear. Includes often-broken sliding handle catch. Good (HNL924) 30 - 60 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-028 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6064/6901-028 *6901-028 Lot of miscellaneous tools. Two bung augers (one missing wood handle), an aluminum dibbler with red plastic handle marked Made in Canada, two spoke augers, and an unmarked tool with rolling attachment that looks like a scraper missing a blade or maybe a cutter sharpener. Good- & better (RPT67, 71, 72, 75, 76, 80, ) 30 - 60 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ TC-198 2019-06-27T00:00:00+01:00 2019-06-27T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/5470/tc-198 TC-198. Lot of two cage head braces. One clean with traces of japanning with 5" wide head, missing chuck screw, and rusty one with 3-1/2" wide head. Good- 50-100 (GST172) **LIVE AUCTION IS AT 10AM ON SATURDAY, JULY 20TH. ABSENTEE BIDDING ENDS AT 5PM JULY 19TH. CALL (800) 248-8114 FOR HIGH BIDS**