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Original WWI 1917 Cogswell & Harrison Brass Signal Flare Pistol

Tool Type: Naval flare gun
Brand: Cogswell & Harrison
Materials: Brass, rosewood
Marks: COGSWELL & HARRISON LTD LONDON; '17 (for 1917); British armory marks
Condition:  Some light chips in the wood, dings in the bronze. Hammer and trigger work.
Measurements: 8" long, 5 1/2" tall, 1 1/4" diameter barrel

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $450.00


Antique 1879 Cast Iron J.J. Read Boston, MA Bridle & Reins Holder

Tool Type: bridle and rein holder
Brand: JJ Read
Materials: Cast iron
Marks: JJ READ BOSTON MASS BRIDLE REINS CRUPER PAT OCT 21 1879
Condition: still has a bit of original gold finish, in generally great shape
Measurements: 14 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 6"

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $75.00


Antique New York Knife Company of Walden NY Folding Timber Scribe's Raze Knife

Tool Type: Timber scribe race knife
Brand: Hammer Brand
Materials: Steel, rosewood
Marks: HAMMER BRAND (arm and hammer); NEW YORK KNIFE CO WALDEN
Condition: Dark old patina, folds and stays firmly open, signs of use
Measurements: 3 5/8" long handle, 2 1/2" long blade

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $65.00


Antique Millers Falls Dialable Bit Handle No. 188A Push Drill

Tool Type: automatic push drill
Brand: Miller's Falls
Materials: Aluminum, brass, nickel finish, compound
Marks: MILLERS FALLS CO GREENFIELD MASS. MADE IN U.S.A. NO. 188A
Condition: Has six bits, works fine
Measurements: 10" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $12.00


Antique Early Stanley No. 67 Universal Spoke Shave

Tool Type: Universal spoke shave
Brand: Stanley Rule & Level Company
Materials: Wood, cast iron, steel, nickel finish
Marks: STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO NEW BRITAIN CONN. U.S.A. NO 67
Condition: some finish wear, comes with the pictured fence and blade, one handle can be taken off and repositioned
Measurements: 1 7/8" edge, 9 3/8" long assembled

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5

Price: $75.00


Antique Art Deco Engraveable Brass Handle Two Blade Pen Knife Pocket Knife

Tool Type: monogrammed folding pocket knife
Brand: Colonial
Materials: brass, steel
Marks: COLONIAL PROV. R.I. U.S.A.
Condition: a little tarnish and wear
Measurements: 2 3/4" long closed, blades are 1 3/8" and 1 5/8" long

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $10.00


Set of 12 Antique Auto, Truck, Tractor & Machine Nut Wrenches

Tool Type: Various wrenches
Brand: Ford, Klein & Sons Bell System, International Harvester Company, Fits-all, Billings & Spencer
Materials: Steel
Condition: Dark old patina
Measurements: Wrenches range from 4" to 13" long

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $40.00


Antique H.D. Smith "Perfect Handle" Adjustable Nut Wrench

Tool Type: Nut wrench
Brand: H.D Smith
Materials: Steel, rosewood
Marks: THE H.D. SMITH & CO. PAT'D (DATES) mMADE IN U.S.A. PERFECT HANDLE
Condition: Dark patina, dings, adjusts fine
Measurements: 8 3/4" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $18.00


Antique Star Tool Company 12" Blade Adjustable Carpenter's Bevel Square

Tool Type: adjustable bevel square
Brand: star tool company
Materials: rosewood, brass, steel
Marks: faint star
Condition: wear, patina, lock works
Measurements: 12" blade, 7 3/4" handle

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5

Price: $50.00


Antique Steel Pocket Oil Can

Tool Type: oiler
Brand: unknown
Materials: steel
Marks: none
Condition: wear on finish, bottom doesn't click
Measurements: 2" diameter, 2 3/4" tall

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $8.00


Antique Yankee Handyman 2H ratcheting 4" Pocket Screwdriver

Tool Type: ratcheting pocket flathead screwdriver
Materials: wood, steel
Marks: YANKEE NO. 2H HANDYMAN MADE IN U.S.A.
Condition: tip is a little twisted, ratchet mechanism works, wear on the paint
Measurements: 4" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $15.00


Set of 10 Antique Cast Iron and Bronze Skeleton Keys

This set of 10 keys includes 9 cast iron and one cast bronze key. Sizes range from 1 7/8" to 3" long. All have some tarnish, some have a little twist to the handles, a couple have chips in the tip--see photos.

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $25.00


Antique Hand Forged Miniature Claw Tack Hammer

Tool Type: Claw tack hammer
Brand: hand forged
Materials: steel, wood (beech)
Marks: none
Condition: Dark old patina, some dings in the metal, head is firmly set
Measurements: 9 1/4" long, 4 1/4" head

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $15.00


circa 1805 Samuel Stetson Complex Crown Moulding Plane

This antique wooden complex crown moulding plane is marked, "SAMUEL STETSON; S. JOSLYN (on cutter)." Samuel Stetson is probably related to the Jonah Stetsons working out of Scituate and thereabouts circa 1700-early 1800's. http://www.ewellfamily.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I7909&tree=ewellcombo Seems to indicate that it was made by the Samuel Stetson born in 1679. 14 1/2" long, 4 1/4" wide, 3" blade. A lot of cracks, water damage. Hole drilled through front for two person use with a rope.

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Price: $2800.00


Antique Birmingham Block Plane

Tool Type: Adjustable block plane
Brand: Birmingham plane company
Materials: Cast iron, brass, steel
Marks: THE BIRMINGHAM PLANE COMPANY CONN
Condition: Dark patina, finish wear, scratches on sole
Measurements: 6 1/4" long x 2" wide, 1 3/4" blade

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $120.00


Antique 6" Sandow Tool Company U.S.A. Made Inside Diameter Calipers

Tool Type: Inside calipers
Brand: Sandow tool co
Materials: drop forged steel
Marks: SANDOW TOOL CO. U.S.A.
Condition: old tool patina, threads fine
Measurements: 6" long

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $10.00


Antique Miller's Falls no. 315 Screw Pitch Gage Gauge Tool in Box

Tool Type: Screw pitch gage gauge
Materials: Steel
Marks: MILLERS FALLS TOOLS 6 No. 315 SCREW PITCH GAUGE Made in U.S.A. by MILLERS FALLS CO., Greenfield, Mass.
Condition: in original box, still has factory grease on it, wrapped in tissue
Measurements: 2 3/8" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $12.00


Antique 18th Century I. Sym Wood Round Plane

Tool Type: Round plane
Brand: I. Sym (1700's, London)
Materials: Beech wood, steel
Marks: I SYM; H.L. HARRIS
Condition: Dark patina, various wear (see photos)
Measurements: 9" long, 3 3/16" tall, 5/8" wide overall, 7/32" wide blade

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $35.00


Antique E.T. Co. D.C. Woodworth 4-20 Patent Chain Fence & Bicycle Pliers

Tool Type: Combination fencing and chain pliers
Brand: E.T. Co. (D.C. Woodworth of Lewiston, Maine patent)
Materials: steel Marks: E.T. CO. NORWALK CT. PAT, MAY 4'20
Condition: dark patina, a little loose
Measurements: 7" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $15.00


Antique 1903 Pocket Book: Colliery Engineer Company, Mechanic's Pocket Memoranda

This antique 1903 printing of Scranton International Texbook Company's "Mechanic's Pocket Memoranda" has a loose binding. Measures 5 1/2" x 3 1/2". Full of useful engineering information.

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $8.00


Antique Cast Iron Knurled Knob Pistol Grip Saw Set

Tool Type: Saw set
Materials: Cast iron
Condition: Dark old patina, tarnish, threads and adjusts fine
Measurements: 6" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $8.00


Antique Set of 6 Silver Plated Rogers & Bro. A-1 Nut Picks in Original Box

Tool Type: nut picks
Brand: Rogers & Bro., A-1
Materials: Silver plated steel
Marks: 1-2 Doz. No. 12 SOLID STEEL SILVER PLATED NUT PICKS, ROGERS & BRO., A-1, WATERBURY CONN.
Condition: In original box (which is somewhat worn), see photos
Measurements: picks are 5" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $10.00


Set of 34 Antique Maine, Bar Harbor, Arcadia, Portland Lithograph Postcards

This set of 34 postcards includes lithograph postcards of various scenes around Maine including cards from Hugh C. Leighton of Portland (made in Germany); C.T. American Art; Colourpicture; Genuine Curteich; and others. Cards are 3.5" x 5.5". Varying condition and era, mostly early 1900's with postage stamps and marks.

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $60.00


Antique 1867 - 1880 Auburn NY Metallic Plane Co. No. 7 Block Plane

Tool Type: Block plane
Brand: Metallic plane co.
Materials: Cast iron, steel, hardwood
Marks: none
Condition: Dark old patina, some dings, finish wear, small white paint spots
Measurements: 6" long, 1 9/16" edge, 1 7/8" wide

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $325.00


Antique Ghallager Woodman Patent Ornate Filigree Dial Speed Indicator

Tool Type: Speed indicator
Brand: Woodman's patent
Materials: Brass, nickel finish, steel
Marks: MF'RS GALLAGHER LYNN MASS
Condition: A lot of wear on the finish, body is slightly warped, still turns but not easily
Measurements: 3 3/8" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $18.00


Antique E.C. Stearns & Co. Syracuse NY Cast Iron Nickel Finish Saw Set

Tool Type: Saw set
Brand: E.C. Stearns
Materials: Cast iron with nickel finish
Marks: E.C. STEARNS & CO. SYRACUSE NY U.S.A.
Condition: Very little wear on the finish, spring is strong. Best condition I've ever seen one of these in.
Measurements: 6 1/2" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $10.00


Antique Curve Edge Jeweler & Blacksmith's Pliers

Tool Type: pliers
Brand: unknown
Materials: Steel
Marks: 9
Condition: Dark old patina
Measurements: 8" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $12.00


Antique Jewell Electrical Instrument No. 74 AC Voltmeter Instrument Dial Gauge

Tool Type: voltmeter dial gauge
Brand: Jewell Electrical Instrument Co.
Materials: Glass, steel Marks: PATTERN No 74 ALTERNATING CURRENT VOLTS JEWELL ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CO.
Condition: some light wear, works (exact accuracy unknown)
Measurements: 3 3/4" diameter, 1 5/8" thick

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $25.00


Antique Beech Wood & Brass Gentleman's Bit Brace

Tool Type: gentleman's bit brace
Brand: unknown
Materials: beech wood, brass
Marks: none
Condition: Nide dark old patina, some wear, chuck lock works
Measurements: 14" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Price: $125.00


Antique Imperial 4 Blade Folding Pocket Knife

Tool Type: Four blade pocket knife
Brand: Imperial
Materials: Bakelite, steel
Marks: IMPERIAL PROV R.I.
Condition: a little stubborn opening, age patina.
Measurements: 3 5/8" long closed, main blade is 2 5/8"

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Price: $12.00


Vintage Kingston US Folding 2 Blade Pocket Knife

Tool Type: 2 blade pocket knife
Brand: Kingston
Materials: Steel, bakelite or phenol compound handles
Marks: KINGSTON US
Condition: signs of sharpening, blades have good snap and stay in place
Measurements: 3 5/16" long closed, main blade is 2 1/4" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $10.00


Antique Billings & Spencer 4" Graduated Adjustable Pocket Bicycle Nut Wrench

Tool Type: adjustable nut wrench
Brand: Billings & Spencer
Materials: Cast steel
Marks: BILLINGS & SPENCER CO. HARTFORD CT. U.S.A. C.E. BILLINGS PAT'D FEB'Y. 19 1879
Condition: dark old patina, adjusts open and shut, some light wear
Measurements: 4 1/4" closed

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $15.00


Vintage Japanese Black Leather & Brass 4x50 High Power Marine Binoculars

Tool Type: marine binoculars
Materials: brass, leather, black finish, glass
Marks: HIGH POWER MARINE 4x50; MADE IN JAPAN
Condition: some light wear, see photos
Measurements: 4 1/4" to 3 3/4" long, 5" wide

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $25.00


Vintage Baby Alphabet Building Block Piggy Bank

This vintage piggy bank is modeled after a child's alphabet block and has 3 1/8" sides.

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $10.00


Antique Blue Bird No. 11 Automotive Car & Truck Battery Pliers

Tool Type: battery pliers
Brand: Blue Bird
Materials: steel
Marks: BLUE BIRD - U.S.A. FORGED ALLOY NO. 11
Condition: Tarnish and pitting
Measurements: 7 1/2" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $10.00


Antique Cast Iron Handle Heller Bros. Newark Farrier's Hoof Crooked Knife

Tool Type: Farrier's hoof knife
Brand: Heller Brothers
Materials: Cast iron, steel
Marks: HELLER BROS. CO. NEWARK N.J. U.S.A.
Condition: Dark old patina, blade is a little wobbly
Measurements: 9" long, 4 3/4" handle

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $16.00


Antique 1878-1928 E.T. Burrowes of Portland, Maine 12" Wooden Level

Tool Type: wooden level
Brand: E.T. Burrowes
Materials: wood, steel, glass
Marks: E.T. BURROWES CO. PORTLAND, ME
Condition: Wear on the plaque, glass is intact
Measurements: 12" long, 2" tall, 1" wide

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $16.00


Antique Curved Blade Solid Steel Equestrian Horse Fetlock Shears

Tool Type: Curved fetlock shears
Brand: Solid Steel
Materials: Solid Steel
Marks: Solid Steel
Condition: A little wear, dark patina on the solid steel
Measurements: 8" of solid steel

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $12.00


Antique 50 Pound Landers Improved Spring Balance

Tool Type: Hanging produce scale
Brand: Lander's
Materials: Brass, cast iron
Marks: LANDERS IMPROVED SPRING BALANCE WARRANTED (graduations 0 to 50)
Condition: Some wear, tarnish, etc.
Measurements: 12 1/2" long overall

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $12.00


Antique Heavy Cast Iron 9" Saw Set

Tool Type: Saw set
Materials: Cast iron
Condition: Dark old patina, everything still adjusts and works fine
Measurements: 9" long

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $15.00


Antique Herring Bros. Crook Neck Curved Patternmaker & Detailing Chisel

Tool Type: Chisel
Brand: Herring brothers
Materials: Steel, wood
Marks: PRIZE MEDALS HERRING BROS LONDON
Condition: Original octagon handle, dark old patina, some wear
Measurements: 1/16" edge, 8" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $10.00


Antique Early Latin Lignum Vitae Gregorian Chant Print

This antique early copper plate print is framed in rich hardwood. Print itself measures 6 1/2" x 4", frame is 12 1/2" x 10 1/2". Titled, "LIGNUM VITAE." Has script in what appears to be Latin, Dutch and obsolete French, the latin seems to be some kind of prayer, maybe a Gregorian chant.

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $50.00


Antique John M. Taber of New Bedford, Massachusetts 3" Complex Moulding Plane

Tool Type: Complex moulding plane
Brand: John Marshall Taber (1820-1872)
Materials: Wood (beech), steel
Marks: JOHN M TABER NEW BEDFORD; BC; H.M. ALLEN
Condition: Some cracks, tarnished blade
Measurements: 3" wide, 9 1/2" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Price: $165.00


Antique Boulet's Fine Tool Works Inc. Sebago, Maine Boulet's Machine Indicator

Tool Type: Test indicator
Brand: Boulet
Materials: Drop forged steel
Marks: BOULET'S FINE TOOL WORKS, INC. SEBAGO LAKE, MAINE; PAT. OCT. 2, 1900 PAT. SEPT. 16, 1901 PAT. FEB. 23, 04
Condition: Comes only with what's shown, no box or accessories. Patina, age-wear. See photos.
Measurements: 7 3/8" long, 1 3/8" wide, 7/8" tall

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $40.00


Antique William Schollhorn Bernard Patent 1/8" Leather Punch

Tool Type: Leather punch
Brand: William Schollhorn
Materials: Steel Marks: W. SCHOLLHORN CO. NEW HAVEN,CONN. BERNARD'S PAT. MAY 6, 1880 JAN. 1. 1901; HAWKES-JACKSON CO. NEW YORK THE "SOLIDHED"
Condition: wear on the nickel finish, spring works well
Measurements: 4 1/2" long

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $10.00


Rare WWII era Japanned Stanley Rule & Level Company No. 49 Drill Bit Gauge

Tool Type: Drill bit depth gauge
Brand: Stanley Rule & Level Company
Materials: Steel, cast iron, japanned finish Marks: C575; STANLEY; MADE IN U.S.A.
Condition: Wear on the japanning
Measurements: 2 1/2" x 3 1/4"

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $20.00


Antique Dean Foster 14 Blackstone St Boston 2 Gallon Stoneware Jug

This ceramic jug is marked "Dean Foster & Co. 14 Blackstone St. Boston. 2" and holds 2 gallons. 14 1/2" tall, 8" diameter. Chip in the lip, smells old.

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5

Price: $375.00


Antique Kraeuter 1 1/8" No. 1580-7 End Cutters End Cut Nippers

Tool Type: end cutters for fencing, etc.
Brand: Kraeuter
Materials: Cast steel
Marks: 1580-7 K NEWARK, N.J. U.S.A.
Condition: dark old patina, some edge wear
Measurements: 7" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4

Price: $12.00


Antique Cast Steel Pocket Cabinet Screw Driver Screwdriver Turnscrew

Tool Type: cabinet screwdriver
Brand: unknown
Materials: cast steel, wood, brass
Marks: CAST STEEL
Condition: age patina, blade is firmly set, some paint spots, edge is worn
Measurements: 7 1/2" long, 1/4" edge

Additional Photos: 1 2

Price: $10.00


Antique 1873 Cast Iron Hill's Hog Tongs

Tool Type: Hog tongs
Brand: Hill's
Materials: cast iron
Marks: PAT DEC 2 1873; HILL'S HOG TONGS
Condition: Dark old patina
Measurements: 14" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $20.00


Type 2 Stanley Rule & Level Company No. 36 Boxwood & Brass Calipered Rule

Tool Type: Folding carpenter's caliper rule
Brand: Stanley Rule & Level Company
Materials: Boxwood, brass
Marks: STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO No 36
Condition: Dark old patina, locking pin is present
Measurements: Unfolds to 6" long

Additional Photos: 1 2 3

Price: $32.00


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