Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://finetooljournal.net/ 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7104-250 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13110/7104-250 7104-250 TOWER & LYON involute wrench. Patented in 1900 by Maschil Converse and marketed by Tower & Lyon in two sizes; this is the No. 1 (5-1/2" long). The term "Involute" refers to the shape of the curve of the jaw which supposedly assured that it could grip a nut of any size. Clearly marked. From the collection of Carl Bopp. Fine (BOP221) 80-150 7104-227 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13087/7104-227 *7104-227 Lot of two BILLINGS & SPENCER bicycle wrenches. Both 4" with ruled markings on inner stem, one marked with letter A, other has patent date 2/18/78 and user name scratched into it. Good (LYN142) 15-30 7104-225 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13085/7104-225 *7104-225 Lot of three small bicycle wrenches. All 3" with center adjusting wheel, unmarked but likely Billings & Spencer. One might be replated. Good+ (LYN143) 20-40 7104-224 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13084/7104-224 *7104-224 Lot of two small bicycle wrenches. 4-1/2" one by COES, other is 5" L&S Co. Both with good wood handles, L&S has "Steel Bicycle" stamped on backside of head. Good (LYN141) 20-40 7104-223 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13083/7104-223 *7104-223 Lot of three 6" small adjustable pipe wrenches. One by ERIE TOOL WORKS with some green paint, one by STILLSON/WALWORTH with red paint on handle, and a STILLSON that says it was made for Moore Drop Forging Co., wood handle and welded repair on collar. Good- & better (LYN139) 20-40 7104-222 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/13082/7104-222 *7104-222 Lot of four wrenches. 3 adjustable jaw including 9" by WINDSOR, 6" BOHN "Quick Fit" with sliding collar, and 5" by MOSSBERG WRENCH CO. Plus unmarked 5" one with jaws that hinge open like pliers with curved handles. Good (LYN079,144) 25-50 FTJWEB02-315 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12848/ftjweb02-315 FTJWEB02-315 HOWELL'S NO. 2 (GRY30) 7103-140 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12274/7103-140 7103-140 WHITMAN & BARNES adjustable wrench. 6-1/2" long, rather than the typical "perfect" wood handle it has metal and can't determine if this was original by manufacturer or the the wood handle was replaced with metal at some point. A few dings and mild surface rust. Good (KNT326) 30-60 7103-136 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12270/7103-136 7103-136 Primitive wrench. 13" long with the bottom 3-1/2" threaded with large square bolt that pushes adjustable jaw up and down as it is moved along threads. Unmarked, some mild dinging, different and looks early. Good (CLY) 50-100 7103-135 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12269/7103-135 7103-135 lot of three wrenches. 10" and 8" HEIMBACH patent nut wrench, patented in 1915 and sold by the LEVER WRENCH CO. of Duluth. Lift the lever on the back to slide the jaws and press down to lock, jaws a little dinged, traces of japanning. Plus a WIZARD No. 120 adjustable double ended wrench, 8" long, early version marked Patent Pending, some dinging. Good (JMC468) 40-80 7103-134 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12268/7103-134 7103-134 Lot of two pipe wrenches. A 12" one, patented 2/15/10 and manufactured by HARVEY'S SONS MFG CO. of Detroit (Schulz #731). And a 10" Long's 6/2/25 patent manufactured by WINNER TOOL CO. of Puyallup, WA. Both use springs to hold the sliding collar against teeth on the handle and are kind of stiff. Good & better (OMN218) 30-60 7103-132 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12266/7103-132 7103-132 Lot of two beryllium tractor wrenches. Both double headed, a 7" long one by RITTER and 7-1/2" long one that is unmarked. Some dinging on both. Good (SKS274) 30-60 7103-131 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12265/7103-131 7103-131 AMPCO W-212 beryllium pipe wrench. 15" long, jaws good, minor dinging. Good+ (SKS276) 35-70 7103-130 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12264/7103-130 7103-130 Lot of three beryllium tools. A BRIGGS & STRATTON No. 19114 starter wrench, 13" long with 2-1/2" internal head measurement. Plus A FOSTER ENGINEERING CO. ratcheting socket head with beryllium body but inner socket head and ratchet mechanism is cast iron. And a DOMEL threading tool marked "Pat Pending, Denver, CO." Hinged legs with hex jaws and depth stop screw through one leg. Good+ (SKS272) 50-100 7103-129 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12263/7103-129 7103-129 Lot of two beryllium wrenches. A 14-1/2" long BERYLCO W-150 bung wrench with socket heads and a hammer. And a 11" long tractor wrench with 5 different heads and a diamond shape stamp on backside, each head labeled with measurements. Good+ (SKS269) 40-80 7103-127 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12261/7103-127 7103-127 Lot of two AMPCO W-74 beryllium adjustable wrenches. 15" long, one with diamond Ampco logo and rounded end of handle, other has simple Ampco letter stamp with squared off end. Both with mild dinging, jaws ok. Good+ (SKS273) 40-80 7103-126 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/12260/7103-126 7103-126 Lot of two AMPCO W-223 beryllium wrenches. 18" long with 1-7/16 heads (marked), pointed handles, one is also marked "ALBR" on backside. Good+ (SKS271) 50-100 FTJWEB01-175 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11964/ftjweb01-175 FTJWEB01-175 LOT OF WRENCHES (MKJ) FTJWEB01-174 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11963/ftjweb01-174 FTJWEB01-174 LOT OF SEVEN ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES (SWR422) FTJWEB01-173 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11962/ftjweb01-173 FTJWEB01-173 LOT OF TWO ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES (HNL421) 7102-301 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11417/7102-301 7102-301 Lot of two TRIPLET patent wrenches. Two examples of the pocket or bicycle wrench with alligator jaws on one end and bolt-adjusted wrench on the other and two tap holder. One marked patent applied for and other has John Anderson's 1913 patent mark on it. These were manufactured by G.L. HOLT of Hartford, and briefly by Stanley but never listed in their catalogs. Uncommon. Good (HNL427) 60-120 7101-041 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10744/7101-041 *7101-041 J.H. WILLIAMS & CO. No. 4 bull dog alligator wrench. 22" long and massive, some dinging to wood and some Xs carved on one side. Good 30-60 (KNT296) 7002-338 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9140/7002-338 7002-338. COES knife-handled wrench. 10", moderate surface oxidation but no pitting, jaws clean, handle near fine with complete oval Coes decal. Good+ 60-100 7002-337 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9139/7002-337 7002-337. COES knife-handled wrench. 18", surface oxidation but no pitting and jaws are very clean, 80% old style oval decal, some water staining and one gouge on the reverse side of handle. Good+ 60-100 7001-314 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8677/7001-314 7001-314 Lot of six wrenches. Four farm equipment wrenches, one crank-type, and an unusual design with sockets on both ends and a box wrench that swivels out from the center. Good & better (SWR424) 60 - 120