Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info 2021-09-22T22:59:12+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7004-342 2021-07-13T11:31:00+01:00 2021-07-13T11:31:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10549/7004-342 7004-342 STANLEY No. 813G ratcheting brace. 8" sweep, new old stock. Fine 30 - 60 (TVZ015) 7004-341 2021-07-13T11:32:00+01:00 2021-07-13T11:32:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10548/7004-341 7004-341 STANLEY No. 923 ratcheting brace. 10" sweep. The paper label on the head is faded but intact, otherwise it might just have come off the hardware store shelf. Fine 40 - 80 (TVZ014) 7004-338 2021-07-13T11:35:00+01:00 2021-07-13T11:35:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10545/7004-338 7004-338 STANLEY No. 982 corner brace. Designed to fit between joists and in other tight spaces.? Like new. Fine 50 - 100 (TVZ019) 7004-336 2021-07-13T11:37:00+01:00 2021-07-13T11:37:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10543/7004-336 7004-336 MILLERS FALLS No. 503 corner brace. 8" sweep, early type with hardwood grip and head, equipped with Leland's universal chuck; near mint condition. Fine 80 - 150 (TVZ016) 7004-303 2021-07-13T12:10:00+01:00 2021-07-13T12:10:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10510/7004-303 7004-303 Lot of two PECK, STOWE & WILCOX ratchet braces. A No. 1000 with 14" sweep and flip-out pawl ratchet, and a No. 3001 with 12" sweep, both with good rosewood heads and grips, nickel is worn but work. Good+ 40 - 80 (HSS277) 7003-282 2021-05-03T12:31:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:31:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9896/7003-282 7003-282 Surgical brace. Brace has mark of letter S with crown on top, tag says it is made by Pilling in Philadelphia. 12" long, nickel plated, ball grip, has integral 1/4" bit at end. Some flaking to plating but overall in decent shape. Good 40-80 (SCA1358) 7003-281 2021-05-03T12:32:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:32:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9895/7003-281 * 7003-281 MILLERS FALLS No. 112 breast drill. Japanning 80%, two jaw chuck, wood good, mild wear. Good 25-50 (MGE74) 7003-280 2021-05-03T12:33:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:33:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9894/7003-280 7003-280 MILLERS FALLS No. 199A ratcheting breast drill. Two-jaw chuck, 80% japanning and may be repainted, some dinging to chuck in the lower knurled area, wood ok, works smoothly. Good 60-120 (MGE37) 7003-279 2021-05-03T12:34:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:34:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9893/7003-279 7003-279 Bow drill. Wood head could be ebony, has brass collar and caps on pulley, which is also made of ebonized wood. Friction chuck. 13" long total, some dinging and wear to wood, crack through handle, casting flaw in brass collar. Good 45-90 (MGE120) 7003-278 2021-05-03T12:35:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:35:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9892/7003-278 7003-278 Gentleman's ball brace. 3-1/2" tall wood head and 2" grip, square friction chuck has replacement screw, unmarked. Good 35-70 (DLY) 7003-277 2021-05-03T12:36:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:36:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9891/7003-277 7003-277 Irrigation drill. The tag specifies this is a specialty drill press used to drill out irrigation pipes for sprinkler heads and it looks to be accurate but this is the first one I've seen. Brass frame with lever at the base, another lever moves shaft up and down on frame, has two semicircular guard plates that curve around the drill bit which is turned by solid drive wheel with red paint and large wood handle. Different. Good 50-100 (MGE26) 7003-276 2021-05-03T12:37:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:37:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9890/7003-276 7003-276 E.C. STEARNS hollow auger. Traces of nickel plating, good cutter, could use a cleaning. Good 35-70 (MGE51) 7003-275 2021-05-03T12:38:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:38:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9889/7003-275 7003-275 INTERNATIONAL MFG CO. drill. Two jaw chuck, 17" long body with wood head, large drive wheel with removable wooden handle and wooden knob on stem, marked on lower pinion. Rusty and would need cleaning and greasing to get moving again. Good- 40-80 (PLH2578) 7003-274 2021-05-03T12:39:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:39:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9888/7003-274 7003-274 Lot of two JEREMY TAYLOR type braces. Jeremy Taylor's 1836 patent is the second oldest American brace patent and his design was copied by other makers. One of these is marked "Hebron Mfg. Co."; Hebron, CT was the home of Taylor himself and other brace makers, 9" sweep. The other one is unmarked and missing the spring-actuated lever that locks the bit, 8" sweep. Good better 60-120 (MGE077) 7003-273 2021-05-03T12:40:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:40:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9887/7003-273 7003-273 CLEMENS ROSE patent brace. No visible mark but clearly based on Rose's 4/16/67 patent, looks like the type manufactured by the Bit Stock Company before its acquisition by Millers Falls. Cast iron head, 8" sweep. An uncommon brace. Good+ 50-100 (MGE084) 7003-272 2021-05-03T12:41:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:41:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9886/7003-272 7003-272 Metal brace. Unsigned and looks user made, cast iron head and rotating brass sleeve at grip, uncommon triangular chuck with locking thumbscrew, 9" sweep. Good+ 40-80 (MGE098) 7003-271 2021-05-03T12:42:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:42:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9885/7003-271 7003-271 Lot of two English metal braces. Both unsigned with 8" sweep, metal grip, bulbous wood heads. One has a brass sleeve on the chuck with a hole in it, looks like something may be missing, the other a typical hexagonal Scottish chuck with thumbscrew. Good better 50-100 (MGE096,097) 7003-270 2021-05-03T12:43:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:43:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9884/7003-270 7003-270 Lot of two metal braces. A DUNLAP No. 10 ratcheting brace, 10" sweep, and a German non-ratcheting brace with uncommon nine-sided chuck shell, 5" sweep. Good+ 50-100 (MGE096,097) 7003-269 2021-05-03T12:44:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:44:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9883/7003-269 7003-269 Lot of two metal braces. A VAUGHN BUSHNELL ratchet brace with Sampson chuck, and a STANLEY No. 966, early non-ratchet. Both with rosewood heads and grips, 8" sweep, very clean. Good+ 50-100 (MGE079,080) 7003-268 2021-05-03T12:45:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:45:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9882/7003-268 7003-268 BLUE GRASS No. 5712 ratchet brace. Rosewood head and grip, 12" sweep, marked by BH M on body and with good clean Bluegrass mark on head, works smoothly. Good+ 40-80 (MGE081) 7003-267 2021-05-03T12:46:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:46:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9881/7003-267 7003-267 JOSEPH MARPLES ebony framed Ultimatum style brace. Unmarked brace designed to be sold as a trade brace but has Marples' registered design mark and slip ring chuck. Big chip from head and some checks in wood, brass dinged. Good 100-200 (CBM346) 7003-266 2021-05-03T12:47:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:47:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9880/7003-266 7003-266 F. WALTER CO. plated Sheffield brace. Edge of head badly chipped, otherwise clean. Good 30-60 (CHS056) 7003-265 2021-05-03T12:48:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:48:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9879/7003-265 7003-265 WM. HARGREAVES CO. plated Sheffield brace. Minor surface corrosion to brass and missing button in head. Good 40-80 (JCI030) 7003-264 2021-05-03T12:49:00+01:00 2021-05-03T12:49:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9878/7003-264 7003-264 Lot of two Sheffield plated braces. One by T.E. WELLS and one by D. FLATHER SONS with "Improved Registered" mark. The Flather has a paint splotch and small chip on the head and there's some light surface corrosion, good pushbutton chucks on both. Good 80-150 (GRG036,038) 7002-362 2021-01-06T11:11:00+01:00 2021-01-06T11:11:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9214/7002-362 7002-362. MILLERS FALLS No. 1950 "Buck Rogers" brace. Later type with red plastic ratchet selector as well as handle and grip; like new. Fine 60-120