Fine Tool Journal Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetooljournal.net/ 2020-02-20T01:16:49+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 6902-330 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6790/6902-330 6902-330 PRATT patent ratchet brace. Patented by Henry Pratt on 2/26/78, marked "No. 31" but manufacturer unknown. Rated "A" in Pearson. 11" sweep, rosewood head and grip, works smoothly. Good+ (REW73) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-329 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6789/6902-329 6902-329 STREETER patent brace. Manufactured by H. Shepardson and marked on brace along with patent date, iron head with "No." cast inside, 9" sweep. Some minor surface pitting. Good (REW441) 30 - 60 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-328 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6788/6902-328 *6902-328 BARTHOLOMEW patent brace. 1870 patent chuck, hardwood head with brass collar and hardwood grip, 7" sweep. Good (REW440) 25 - 50 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-327 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6787/6902-327 6902-327 Lot of two braces. A PECK?S PATENT, marked ?E C Simmons, BB Braces 104", 10" sweep, ratcheting, rosewood head and split rosewood grip with pewter bands, and a MILLERS FALLS No. 1 with Barber improved chuck, 11" sweep, rosewood head, no grip. Good+ (REW71,75) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-326 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6786/6902-326 6902-326 Lot of two STREETER patent braces. One manufactured by Streeter and also marked with his 1857 patent for a folding stock although it doesn't include that feature, iron head with "No. 1" cast inside, 11" sweep; the other has a rosewood head on a brass stem, manufacturer not marked, 10" sweep. Some minor surface rust but work smoothly. Good (REW44, 443) 40 - 80 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-325 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6785/6902-325 6902-325 Lot of two ratchet braces. A NORTH BROS. No. 2100, 10" sweep, and a SARGENT No. 9510, 10" sweep. Both nice and clean and work smoothly. Good+ (REW63,77) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-324 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6784/6902-324 6902-324 Lot of two DRAPER braces. Two examples of the clamshell type chuck originally patented as a tool holder by William Draper and subsequently marketed by Quimby Backus. One is marked No. 8 and has an 8" sweep with rosewood head and grip, the other is marked No. 7 with a 7" sweep and beech head and grip, both nice and clean. Good+ (JCI85) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-323 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6783/6902-323 6902-323 BERGMAN TOOL CO. corner brace. Uncommon type of corner brace made by Bergman Tool of Buffalo, with a universal joint covered by a sleeve. According to an ad in the 1908 Iron Age, the sleeve is intended to keep grit out of the U-joint. Light rust but works smoothly. Good+ (KNT34) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-322 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6782/6902-322 6902-322 Lot of two braces. One is marked only "C. Foster & Co." but appears to be Streeter's 1855 patent, rosewood head with crack, 12" sweep. And an L.L. Davis with Bolens ratchet, brass collar on chuck and gutta percha grip. Both at least good. Good (REW29) 40 - 80 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-293 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6753/6902-293 6902-293 MILLERS FALLS No. 109 angular bit stock. Marked with patent dates, plating 95% and japanning 70%. Used with a bit brace or breast drill as an extension or angular borer. Good (AED79) 30 - 60 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-281 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6741/6902-281 6902-281 Lot of two patented braces. One manufactured by Streeter but doesn't look like any of his patents, chuck has a thumbscrew and cutaway portion, hardwood head and grip, 6" sweep. Other is is Daboll's 1867 patent chuck manufactured by Wilson Mfg. Co., steel head and rosewood grip, 8" sweep. Some surface rust spots. Good (REW33, 45) 40 - 80 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-280 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6740/6902-280 *6902-280 Lot of two braces. Both with Taylor-type locking chucks (one also has a thumbscrew, and "1-1/2" in the brass nut of the head). Both with metal heads and some surface rust. Good (CDE552, 553) 25 - 50 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-279 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6739/6902-279 6902-279 Lot of four metal braces. Unmarked but appear manufactured, two with thumbscrew chucks, one with spring-activated and ratchet, and one with cone-shaped chuck, all with surface rust, one with damage to grip. Good (GST1019,1020,1021,1023) 60 - 120 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-278 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6738/6902-278 6902-278 Lot of three SPOFFORD chuck braces. Two are Fray No. 110s, third has no discernible mark, all with split rosewood grips with pewter rings. Some surface rust spots, wood has some dinging. Good (CDE559, 563, 565) 35 - 70 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-265 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6725/6902-265 6902-265 PASSAIC MFG. CO. No. 140-9 auger bit set IOB. Complete set of nine bits, all original and in immaculate condition, held by springs in complete original wooden box with label pasted inside. Very uncommon maker. Good (DJS337) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-198 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6658/6902-198 6902-198 Lot of two A.H. REID "Lightning" braces. Two nice clean examples of the Archimedean screwdriver/drill based on Reid's 1882 patent, both with good rosewood knobs (one cracked), both have original bits. Good & better (DLY149,425) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-096 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6556/6902-096 6902-096 YANKEE No. 2191 brace. Heavy duty brace manufactured by North Bros. prior to its acquistion, based on Leopold & Fegley's 1923 and 1925 patents for the construction and push-button ratchet. Clearly marked and in near mint condition. Fine (HSS85) 50 - 100 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-095 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6555/6902-095 6902-095 WILLIAM MARPLES ebony framed Ultimatum brace. Ring pad chuck, Hibernia Works medallion, 2/3 ivory ring, tight crack in head, brass tarnished and wood dirty but no major damage. Would clean up to a nice example of the classic Marples Ultimatum. Good (PLH573) 100 - 200 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-094 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6554/6902-094 6902-094 STANLEY No. 929 aluminum handled brace. One of Stanley's rarer braces, with aluminum head and grip, manufactured only from 1926-33. Some light surface rust, ratchet works smoothly, 10" sweep. Good+ (TBI417) 60 - 120 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6902-093 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 2019-12-12T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6553/6902-093 6902-093 Lot of three patented braces. Backus's 6/24/79 wrench brace, 9" sweep, head has major chips, Holt's 12/14/80 ball-head chuck, No. 9 with 9" sweep, crack in head, and Stackpole's 4/2/67 with the steel rather than brass shell, 12" sweep, iron head with small chip. Good (GST1020,1024) 80 - 150 **LOTS WITH ASTERISK (*) HAVE $1 MINIMUM BID, ALL THE REST HAVE $20 MINIMUM BID. INITIAL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE PLACED BY END OF DAY, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4th. BIDS MAY BE RAISED OR HIGH BIDS OBTAINED UNTIL 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th BY CALLING (800) 964-9036. AUCTION ENDS 10PM EST, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5th.** 6901-411 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6447/6901-411 6901-411 Lot of two MILLERS FALLS drills. A No. 718 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. In above average condition, japanning about 50%, some surface rust, Leland's patent Holdall chuck. Plus we're throwing in a No. 303 eggbeater drill, very clean, no bits in handle. Good & better (REW115,356) 50 - 100 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-405 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6441/6901-405 6901-405 JOHNSTON combination brace wrench. Samuel Johnston received three patents for this combination tool which was manufactured by Peter Lowentraut of Newark, NJ. This is the earliest, least common version based on the original 1894 patent. Overall light pitting and surface rust and someone used pliers on the tightening ring but its all there are working. Good (CDE483) 60 - 100 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-404 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6440/6901-404 6901-404 Lot of two ELLRICH patent ratcheting braces. Two examples of Robert Ellrich's 1884 patent ratcheting mechanism with the "flip-out" pawls; originally classified "NS" by Pearson, and still uncommon. Both made by P S & W, one has Peck & Power's 1879 patent chuck rosewood head with babbit bearings and rosewood grip, 10" sweep, the other has H.V. Smith's 1895 chuck (A rating), rosewood head and grip, 10" sweep. Both very clean. Fine (REW60,65) 100 - 180 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-403 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6439/6901-403 6901-403 Fulton ratcheting brace. Shell is marked with the Fulton name and also the March, 6, 1906, patent date, which is the date of three patents granted to William Peck, for brace head, ratched, and jaws. It appears to incorporate at least the jaw patent. An exceptionally attractive brace with a cocobolo head with prominent sapwood streak, some very light surface rust but otherwise like new. 10" sweep. Fine (HSS165) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~ 6901-402 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 2019-08-23T00:00:00+01:00 /current-auction/viewbids/6438/6901-402 6901-402 C.E. JENNINGS ratcheting brace. Based on Albert Goodell's 1892 patent for the spring-loaded chuck jaws and ratchet mechanism activated by a loop. Super clean and attractive with a slight trace of easily cleaned surface rust on the chuck sleeve, 10" sweep. Fine (HSS) 60 - 120 ~~ INITIAL BIDS must be placed by end of the day on Saturday, September 14, 2019. PLACED BIDS may be raised until 10PM EST on Sunday, September 15, 2019 by calling (800) 964-9036. To see current high bid, please call (800) 964-9036 between 10am-5pm EST as we also get bids via phone, mail, and fax ~~