Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info 2021-04-20T06:39:23+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7002-224 2021-01-06T13:29:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:29:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9026/7002-224 7002-224. STRATTON BROS. No. 10 machinist's level. Type 4, 8", good vials, mild overall dinging and brass tarnished but no damage. Good+ 125-225 7002-223 2021-01-06T13:30:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:30:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9025/7002-223 7002-223. Lot of four string levels. Three "Octagon Line & Surface Levels" by FRANK B. HALL of Geneva, OH, and a STANLEY No. 187. All in their original metal boxes. All at least good, but some boxes have surface rust. Good 40-80 7002-222 2021-01-06T13:31:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:31:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9024/7002-222 7002-222. STANLEY No. 98 brass bound level. Stanley's top of the line brass bound rosewood level in the very rare 6" size. Early type with nailed-on brass strips before the Stratton patents expired. Unmarked but unmistakable. Wood has been cleaned and refinished. Fine 200-350 7002-221 2021-01-06T13:32:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:32:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9023/7002-221 7002-221. Lot of two British levels. Both 9", rosewood with full top plates, one by I. SORBY with "Punch" trademark, the other by I & D SMALLWOOD with patterned foil background to vial. Good+ 40-80 7002-220 2021-01-06T13:33:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:33:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9022/7002-220 * 7002-220. L.S. STARRETT No. 132 level IOB. 12" later version with crackle finish, user name scratched in side but otherwise very clean, box has tape but intact with good label. Good+ 30-60 7002-219 2021-01-06T13:34:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:34:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9021/7002-219 7002-219. Lot of two hand held sighting levels. A "Type CW Teleheight" by A. N. MATHEWS of St. Louis, near fine in a good leather case, and a SWIFT & ANDERSON 5" square-bodied level in original box with instructions, general wear but level ok, box missing lid and has taped seams. Good+ 60-100 7002-218 2021-01-06T13:35:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:35:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9020/7002-218 7002-218. Lot of three levels. A 10-1/2" rosewood level by JAMES HOWARTH of Sheffield with full brass top plate and feet, an unmarked British level that looks like Preston, 8" rosewood with elaborate vial cutouts, and an unusual model with a 1-3/4" vial holder marked "Graphic the F& S Mfg Co., NY" mounted on a 6-3/4" wooden base that looks like it may be part of a larger structure. Good 60-100 7002-217 2021-01-06T13:36:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:36:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9019/7002-217 7002-217. Machinist's level. Not marked and probably user made but very well done. 7-3/8" long, with vial carrier mounted on an angled base. Decorative vial cutouts. In a custom made sliding lid box. Fine 100-200 7002-216 2021-01-06T13:37:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:37:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9018/7002-216 7002-216. Lot of two L.S. STARRETT levels. Good clean example of the No. 133B, the longer of two engineer's and plumber's inclinometers offered by Starrett (a new one will run you $400); and a 9" No. 132 carpenter's level. Both could use a cleaning but intact and working. Good+ 100-150 7002-215 2021-01-06T13:38:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:38:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9017/7002-215 * 7002-215. Lot of two short wooden levels. Both 12'; a STANLEY No. 104; cherry with sweetheart mark and intact decal advertising "cat's eye" vial; and a SHAPLEIGH, red painted with porthole type level and plumb vials. Good+ 30-50 7002-213 2021-01-06T13:40:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:40:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9015/7002-213 7002-213. L.L. DAVIS No. 39-1/2 inclinometer. Unusual small wooden Davis inclinometer, 12" by 2-1/2". The shortest one in the catalog reproduced in Don Rosebrook's book is 18" and labeled the No. 40; this one has "39-1/2" stamped in the end. The wood is very rough with chips and dings, unreadable trace of the original label, but the center vial attachment is nice and clean. Good 150-250 7002-212 2021-01-06T13:41:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:41:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9014/7002-212 7002-212. WEBB patent cast iron level. 18" Fitchburg level based on Edward Webb?s 1886 patent. One of the most graphic of the cast-iron levels. The short versions are very uncommon, but the 18" version is genuinely rare. Faint and unreadable traces of the paper labels that are missing on most examples. Three original vials, light surface rust, a couple of tiny paint spots. Clean example of a rare level. Good+ 200-400 7002-211 2021-01-06T13:42:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:42:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9013/7002-211 7002-211. L.L. DAVIS iron spindle level. The very rare 18" version of Davis's earliest levels sometimes called the skeleton levels. Unsigned as they all were, some surface rust but cast iron fully intact, good original vials, faint traces of original good underpaint. Good 800-1500 7002-198 2021-01-06T13:55:00+01:00 2021-01-06T13:55:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9000/7002-198 7002-198. Lot of pocket levels. A couple STANLEY No. 31, some STANLEY No. 41, one with broken clamp area, an unmarked brass clamp on, a STARRETT No. 135, and an unmarked brass one. Nine total. Vials wet. Good- & better 50-100 7002-156 2021-01-06T14:37:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:37:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8958/7002-156 7002-156. STARRETT No. 101C transit level. No stand, some wear to nickel, good original vial and cross-hairs. Good 40-80 7002-155 2021-01-06T14:38:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:38:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8957/7002-155 * 7002-155. Metal bench level. Unmarked but we've seen them before. 9-1/2" long, low profile, green paper behind vial. Good 20-40 7002-154 2021-01-06T14:39:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:39:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8956/7002-154 * 7002-154. STANLEY No. 36 machinists level. 12" version with solid cast iron web and scalloped ends; no vial protectors; super clean early example of the workhorse of the Stanley line. Good+ 30-60 7002-153 2021-01-06T14:40:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:40:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8955/7002-153 7002-153. Lot of four specialty levels. A GAGNON & HAWTHERNE combination square and level, patented in 1917; a UNIVERSAL ANGELEVEL sheet metal mantle clock inclinometer; a PRECISION PITCH grade level; and a BUCKEYE PLASTIC Magno-Level. All could use a good cleaning but intact and working. Good 60-100 7002-152 2021-01-06T14:41:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:41:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8954/7002-152 7002-152. Lot of six torpedo levels. Four are aluminum, including one by EXACT LEVEL & TOOL, one marked only "94-9888", and two marked "Made in USA" with blue painted sides and magnets in bases. The other two are wood, one 12" by WILSON LOVATT & SONS with elaborate adjustment screws and the other 9" long and marked "Palco." All are at least good with original vials, a couple are near new. Good & better 60-100 7002-151 2021-01-06T14:42:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:42:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8953/7002-151 7002-151. Lot of three cast iron machinist's level. A STANLEY No. 36, 9" version with rotating vial covers, no shafting groove; on by ATHOL MACHINE CO., 9", shafting groove; and a C.F. RICHARDSON No. 5, 6". All have wear to japanning but are intact with good original vials. Good+ 60-100 7002-150 2021-01-06T14:43:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:43:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8952/7002-150 7002-150. Lot of four L.S. STARRETT No. 132 levels. Three are 12", including one later model with crackle finish, and an 18". All are intact with wear to japanning, original vials. Good & better 60-100 7002-149 2021-01-06T14:44:00+01:00 2021-01-06T14:44:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8951/7002-149 7002-149. Lot of three metal levels. A 12" machinist's level by EXACT LEVEL & TOOL of Highbridge NY, shafting groove, traces of red japanning; a 12" L.S. STARRETT No. 132, second version, some wear to japanning, in a heavy duty metal case; and a SOUTHINGTON HARDWARE No. 500 sheet metal level IOB, 18" long, metal has surface rust, box tattered but intact with good label. Good 50-100 7002-059 2021-01-06T16:14:00+01:00 2021-01-06T16:14:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8861/7002-059 7002-059. Engraved C.F. RICHARDSON No. 5 level. 6", japanning has some wear but clean with original vials. A prior owner's signature has been very neatly engraved in the vial cover plate. Good+ 60-120 7002-058 2021-01-06T16:15:00+01:00 2021-01-06T16:15:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8860/7002-058 7002-058. Lot of three metal machinist levels. A STANLEY No. 39-1/2, later version with pebbled sides, 6", sweetheart mark. A RABONE No. 1393, Rabone's version of the Stanley 38-1/2. And a PRESTON 6" level with shafting groove and trademarked "cat's eye" vial. The two British levels have some modest nickel loss along the edges but are otherwise clean, the Stanley is like new. Good+ & better 60-120 7002-057 2021-01-06T16:16:00+01:00 2021-01-06T16:16:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/8859/7002-057 * 7002-057. EDEN SPECIALTY CO. level attachment. Based on Samuel Roe's 1902 patent and one of a handful of assemblies sold separately to be attached to a wooden stock. Brass, 5-3/8" x 3-1/4", brass has some tarnish but undamaged with original vials. Good+ 30-60