Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2020-07-05T12:45:31+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6904-221 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7552/6904-221 6904-221 Lot of two A.H. REID "lightning" braces. Both work smoothly with rosewood heads, one has original bit and locking ring, nickel decent. Good & better (TBI380,437) 60 - 120 6904-218 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7549/6904-218 6904-218 Lot of three drills. Two MILLERS FALLS hand drills, a No. 2 and a No. 5, both missing side handles but otherwise decent, the No. 5 has a set of five bits in the handle, and a DUNLAP two-speed breast drill, grimy but working. Good (GRY028) 50 - 100 6904-209 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7540/6904-209 6904-209 Lot of two jeweler's drills. Similar to the Whitney drills sold by Tower & Lyon but without pinstriping. 8" long, different chucks. Good+ (CBM890,893) 60 - 120 6904-208 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7539/6904-208 6904-208 Jeweler's drill. Resembles the Whitney drills sold by Tower & Lyon, but without the pinstriping. Japanning 50%. Good (HSS265) 30 - 60 6904-207 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7538/6904-207 6904-207 WHITNEY PATENT jeweler's drill. TOWER & LYON advertised these drills as the Whitney patent, but the patent date given is actually for a method of making drill bits. The drills are highly prized for their elaborate red and gold pinstriping, which on this example is 90% complete but faded. Good (CBM891) 60 - 120 6904-205 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7536/6904-205 6904-205 Lot of four eggbeater drills. A MILLERS FALLS No. 2, early type with egg-shaped side handle, and three GOODELL-PRATT'S, Nos. 4, 49 and 52. All at least good with intact gears, no bits. Good & better (CBM889) 80 - 150 6904-204 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7535/6904-204 6904-204 Breast drill. Not marked but clearly manufactured and looks familiar, two speed with sliding drill, tubular body, super clean. Fine (HSS257) 50 - 100 6904-203 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7534/6904-203 *6904-203 GOODELL-PRATT No. 1616 hand drill. Red paint and decal are about 90%, nickel plating and japanning mostly intact. Chuck jaws are out of alignment. Good- (KNT046) 20 - 40 6904-202 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7533/6904-202 6904-202 YANKEE No. 550 ratcheting breast drill. One of Yankee's most elaborate and versatile drills, works smoothly and original japanning fully intact. Fine (HSS238) 60 - 120 6904-199 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7530/6904-199 6904-199 O.W. BULLOCK eggbeater drill. 10-1/2" solid cast iron drill with distinctive "O.W.B." mark cast into stippled background on handle. Bullock, of Springfield, MA, primarily manufactured watchmaker's tools. Very clean example, japanning 95%, good rosewood head. Fine (CBM892) 60 - 120 6904-170 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-26T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7501/6904-170 *6904-170 MILLERS FALLS No. 4 ratcheting auger bit handle. Logo worn off and surface discoloration but still works smoothly. Good (GRY032) 20 - 40 6904-096 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7427/6904-096 *6904-096 NORTH BROS. "Yankee" No. 1530A hand drill. Ratchet works, still has most red and gold trim. From the Bud Steere collection. Good+ (BUD162) 30 - 60 6904-061 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 2020-05-27T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/7392/6904-061 6904-061 NORTH BROS. "Yankee" No. 131A reciprocating screwdriver IOB. Made by the North Bros. division after its acquisition by Stanley. These workhorses tend to be pretty beat up, but this one is immaculate, with its set of three screwdriver bits in the original envelope and the No. 319 set of eight drill bits with the adapter in the original wooden box. Box is fully intact with good label. Far and away the nicest example we've ever seen. Fine (HSS230) 80 - 150 6804-262 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4804/6804-262 6804-262 Lot of three hand drills. Two by MILLERS FALLS, a No. 2AG and a No. 5 and a STANLEY No. 624, all in clean working condition with good paint (red paint on MF 2AG redone), all have bit compartments in handles and the MF 5 and Stanley each have bits (5 and 7). A little surface rust, good rosewood handles on all. Good+ better (CBM111) 60-120 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-261 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4803/6804-261 6804-261 Lot of two breast drills. A MILLERS FALLS No. 112 single-speed, one of MF's less common drills intended for light use, clean with nearly intact red enamel and decal on drive wheel; and an unmarked one by PECK, STOWE WILCOX with Smith's 1895 patent chuck marked with patent date, works smoothly. Good better (CBM92) 60-120 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-092 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4634/6804-092 6804-092 Lot of two CHICOPEE DRILLS. Two examples of Archimedean drills with reversing mechanism that allows it to turn the same direction on the up and down strokes, patented in 1881 by George Belcher. J.H. Hoague of Chicopee, MA, named them the Chicopee drills and manufactured a variety of sizes and styles. These two are 12" and 13" long, with wooden heads and grips and no bit storage. The longer one has a brass collar marked with Belcher's patent and the word "Chicopee", both have Hoague's own patent chucks. Wood has some wear but both work. Good (CBM53) 80-150 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-091 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4633/6804-091 6804-091 Lot of push drills. Five including three YANKEE archimedean, Nos. 131A, 30A, and 20-2, wear to handles but No. 131 pretty clean. A YANKEE No. 41 with 8 bits in handle, clean, and one marked DECATUR COFFIN CO. with patent date 10/7/84, wear to wood handle. Plus throwing in a DURO METAL No. 411 hand crank valve grinder, traces of red paint, works fine. Good (ECN38, 201, 203, 207 ) 50-100 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-090 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4632/6804-090 6804-090 Brass gear drill. Cast iron frame with 4-1/2" brass gear, mushroom shaped 3" wide wood head, screw locking chuck, some surface rust. Good (NW928) 30-60 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-089 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4631/6804-089 6804-089 Bow drill. Steel body with 3" wide steel ring and 5" wood bow shaft with leather strings, some surface rust. Good (ECN241) 25-50 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-088 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4630/6804-088 6804-088 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 good condition including often-broken sliding handle catch. Surface rust, light wear to wood. Good (GRY) 30-60 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-087 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4629/6804-087 6804-087 Brass breast drill. Someone concocted this thing together with various parts. 10" long with 1-3/4" long brass gear in a brass frame with cast iron breast plate. Crank arm iron with wood handle, other stationary handle looks like replacement from pad saw. 1/4" round friction chuck. Crack in frame. Good- (NW936) 20-40 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-086 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4628/6804-086 6804-086 AYERS patent breast grinder. Intended to be a portable device for grinding the knives of the sickles of grain and grass-harvesters. 24" long with 12" wide gear, two wood handles, hourglass shaped grinding stone at end. Clearly marked with Ayers and 6/23/68 patent date. Good (JMC104) 80-160 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-085 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4627/6804-085 6804-085 Small bench mounted drill press. 9" tall with 4-1/2" x 2-1/2" base, drill has partial decal with letters "AA" and is adjustable with locking thumbscrew on stem. Could use a cleaning but still works. No bit. Good (ASY93) 30-60 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16. 6804-084 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 2019-05-23T05:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/4626/6804-084 6804-084 Lot of two GOODELL-PRATT Nos. 245 and 677 breast drills. The 677 is one of G-P's less common drills, with two speed reversing mechanism housed in a cast aluminum housing, and an intact leather strap. Red paint on both drive wheels crackled as usual, decal barely legible. Good (HZA) 60-100 NOTE: Initial bids accepted until 5pm EST Saturday, June 15. Bids may be raised by phone until 10pm EST on Sunday, June 16.