Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 7102-110 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11226/7102-110 7102-110 Rosewood level. Unsigned but clearly old, resembles those made by J H.M. Pool based on the vial covers and lack of side views. Brass has been polished which may have eliminated the mark. 24", rosewood, both vials original and wet, super clean. From the collection of Bud Steere. Fine (BUD283) 60-120 7102-107 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11223/7102-107 7102-107 H.M. POOL wooden level. 30" mahogany stock with overall wear but no damage, brass vial surround and side views oxidized and dented but undamaged with all screws intact, level vial dry. Good (HNL934) 30-60 7102-106 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11222/7102-106 7102-106 STANLEY No. 98 brass bound level. Stanley's premier brass bound level, 28" laminated rosewood stock, early type with nailed on brass strips and brass tips, scratch on top vial surround and some minor dinging to stock but overall a nice example of one of Stanley's most attractive levels. Good+ (HNL587) 100-200 7102-105 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11221/7102-105 7102-105 DAVIS COOK wooden level. Cherry, 26', second type vial surrounds with no rust, very slight chipping to one cover, wood has wear but no damage, illegible partial label. Good (HNL935) 30-60 7102-104 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11220/7102-104 7102-104 DAVIS COOK No. 1 wooden level. Early version with first type vial surrounds and top plate with Cook's original patent, 26" mahogany stock with scratches and dings but no major damage, slight chipping to one vial cover, nickel plating worn. Good (HNL597) 30-60 7102-103 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/11219/7102-103 7102-103 DAVIS COOK wooden level. Cherry, 28', second type vial surrounds, very clean, hanghole in one end. Good+ (HNL595) 30-60 7101-159 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10904/7101-159 7101-159 French artillery clinometer. Marked "Niveau de Pointage" and No. 28401, nickel plating good, traces of red paint in a few spots, vial wet. Good 50-100 (RRT614) 7101-158 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10861/7101-158 7101-158 DISSTON & SONS wooden level. Has 85% of original label, 30" long stock, vials wet, wood has mild dinging and scratching. Marked with 1912 patent date on top plate. Good+ 75-150 (JCI860) 7101-157 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10860/7101-157 7101-157 DAVIS & COOK level. 28" wood stock is relacquered, second type patent, no top plate, hanghole on one end and some dings and scratches to wood. Vials wet, small chip to glass on one of the assemblies. Good- 60-120 (WHE153) 7101-156 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10859/7101-156 7101-156 DAVIS & COOK level. 26" rosewood stock, marked with Dec 7 1886 patent on top plate, nickel plating worn on plate and vial containers, vials wet, some dinging and wear to wood. Rosewood Davis & Cook examples are uncommon. Good 100-200 (JCI861) 7101-155 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10858/7101-155 7101-155 H.M. POOL level. Has Pool's distinctive double level sights on one side only and marked "H.M. Pool, Easton, Mass." 30" long, mahogany, vials wet. Some dinging to wood, some tarnish to brass. Good 75-150 (JCI863) 7101-060 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10763/7101-060 7101-060 PAUL HAMLER miniature reproduction of Stratton No. 10 level. Faithful reproduction of Stratton Bros. signature machinist's level, brass bound with plumb vial in the end. Unfortunately a groove across the base has loosened and bent one of the brass straps and some minor tarnish to level plate, otherwise very clean. 4-5/8" long, vial wet. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good 200-400 (SLR083) 7101-054 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10757/7101-054 *7101-054 English level. Stock looks like rosewood, 13" long, brass end caps and brass vial cover. Likely user made but well done. A few small chips in wood. Good 20-40 (KNT368) 7101-049 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10752/7101-049 7101-049 SCHULTES LEVEL INC. bench level. Schultes, out of Detroit, is more known for manufacturing aluminum levels in the early-to-mid 1900s. This one is a machinist level that looks similar to a Starrett with 12" japanned base and good vial with rotating vial cover marked with the Schultes name. Not sure if fixed phillips screw is original or replacement, has some chips to japanning. Rare. Good+ 60-120 (KNT369) 7101-048 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/10751/7101-048 7101-048 Bench level. Trapezoid shaped with 15" base and triangle shaped webbing, looks manufactured but not sure by who. 12-1/2" face plate screwd on with slotted screws, vial wet, one hole in bottom of base, some surface rust. Good 50-100 (KNT367) 7003-232 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9831/7003-232 7003-232 STRATTON BROS. No. 1 level. Stratton's top of the line full sized brass-bound level; 26"; mahogany stock has significant wear but could be refinished. Mahogany examples of the No. 1 are rarer than the rosewood. Good 50-100 (CAL325) 7003-231 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9830/7003-231 7003-231 AKRON ECLIPSE No. 5 1/2 level. Manufactured by BAKER MCMILLEN of Akron, OH.? 28" rosewood stock with only minor scratching; fully brass bound; all three glass-enclosed vials are good.? A very nice example of this uncommon and attractive level. One Mr. W.C. Fowler stamped his name repeatedly in the stock. Good+ 60-120 (CAL325) 7003-230 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9829/7003-230 7003-230 STRATTON BROS. No. 10 machinist's level. Type 1 of Stratton Bros. signature brass-bound rosewood level with no sideviews or adjustment on the level vial and marked with just the original 1870 patent.? This is the 6-1/2" version, which didn't have a plumb vial.? The brass is very tarnished but could be polished if you desire; looks like someone already did a little polishing. Also, the bubble is too large, indicating a hairline crack and loss of fluid. Good 80-150 (CAL330) 7003-229 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9828/7003-229 7003-229 DUNLAP "3-Way" plumb and level. One of the level assemblies made to be attached to a wooden stock; this one was marketed by Sears Roebuck. Brass and 6" x 3"; this one is shiny and brand new. Fine 80-150 (CAL336) 7003-228 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9827/7003-228 7003-228 BRASS INCLINOMETER. Unmarked, 4-1/4" square, precision level, well made. Fine 80-150 (CAL?) 7003-227 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9826/7003-227 7003-227 STANLEY No. 13 cast iron level. Shortest of the three levels Stanley produced based on William Nicholson's 1860 patent.? Japanning nearly complete, good brass medallions. Fine 80-150 (CAL093) 7003-226 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9825/7003-226 7003-226 Lot of four wooden levels. 24" BEDORTHA BROS., with "Chromex" trademarked glass; a 30" STANLEY No. 4; a 30" STANLEY No. 3; and a 28" DISSTON MORSS with Morss's 1878 patent. All brass-tipped with a single plumb. All in good used condition with original vials; the D M has a user name carved in the side and what looks like varnish on the brass; the Bedortha Bros. looks like the metal may have been painted. Good better 100-200 (CAL326,327,329,331) 7003-225 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9774/7003-225 7003-225 Lot of two L.S. STARRETT levels. Near mint example of No. 133B engineers and plumber's level, the 15" version of Starrett's classic inclinometer,? early type marked "Pat'd Apl'd For" with only minor damage to japanning. Starrett is still making these and you can buy a brand new one for around $400. Plus a 12" example of the No. 132 bench level, vial possibly replaced but otherwise near fine. Good+ 120-240 (CAL094) 7003-224 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9773/7003-224 * 7003-224 MILLERS FALLS No. 25 level. 18", Type 2 with top mounted vial, one plumb vial broken (and holder chipped), has been given a coat of silver paint. Good- 20-40 (CVR048) 7003-196 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/9695/7003-196 7003-196 Lot of three levels. A STANLEY No. 36, 18" long with good japanning and wet vials. And two by STARRETT, including a 10" inclinometer that looks like the 700EU with one plumb vial screw missing and the vial is dry but other two vials wet, and 12" machinist bench vial with all three vials wet, japanning good. Good- better 40-80 (CWL207)