Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 2020-09-24T00:56:30+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7001-306 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8669/7001-306 7001-306 GOODELL-PRATT hand cranked drill press. Bench mounted, 17" tall. Gears work smoothly, original brass G-P tag, japanning mostly intact (about 50% red on gear). Foot on bench clamp missing. Good (JMC343) 80 - 150 7001-305 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8668/7001-305 7001-305 GOODELL-PRATT hand cranked drill press. Bench mounted, 17" tall. Gears work smoothly, original brass G-P tag, japanning mostly intact (about 50% red on gear) Features an unusual built-in vise with spring-mounted jaws. Good+ (JMC343A) 120 - 240 7001-304 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8667/7001-304 7001-304 MILLERS FALLS 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. Typical worn condition but still works, two jaw chuck with chip. Good (COL159) 30 - 60 7001-302 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8665/7001-302 7001-302 Lot of two drills. A STANLEY No. 984 ratcheting corner brace, wood has fair amount of dinging but nickel is good and works smoothly, and a CRAFTSMAN aluminum eggbeater drill, plug for drill compartment has an internal chip and no bits. Good+ (JMC344) 80 - 150 7001-291 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8611/7001-291 7001-291 Chain drill attachment. Unmarked but clearly manufactured and probably patented, very gizmoish, designed to be chucked into a brace or drill, two different speeds, looks like part of the chuck is missing and pretty dirty. Different. Good- (RRT167) 50 - 100 7001-237 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8557/7001-237 7001-237 Lot of four drills. Two by MILLERS FALLS, a No. 1 with early frame and Pratt's chuck, grungy and worn but works smoothly, and a No. 5, rosewood handle with six bits. Plus a STANLEY No. 610 "Hundred Plus" and an unmarked with red japanned drive wheel, lacquered wood handle with two bits stored. All except the No. 1 are nice and clean. Good & better (MSV045) 80 - 150 7001-236 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 2020-09-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8556/7001-236 7001-236 Lot of two FLOTT breast drills. Two speed drills by German firm FLOTT, speed is changed by moving the handle to a different spindle. One has its name plate but the side handle has been replaced by what looks like a gear shift knob, the other is missing its plate but has original handles. Japanning worn, buth work smoothly. Good (JMC340) 40 - 80 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.