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B 1 Brown Auction Catalog Mar-86

B 01"Piggyback" Plow Plane - marked P. Chapin and A. H. Siedenstricker $3,600, Bailey's Patent Iron Split-frame Plane $2,800, Phillips' Plough Plane in Bronze $1,700.

507 Lots.

40 Pages

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B 2 Brown Auction Catalog Jun-86

B 02The Robert Rittmann Collection featuring rare Stanley, L. Bailey's Victor and other Patented Metal Planes plus Wooden Planes by New Jersey makers, Foster's Turntable.

155 Lots with a fixed price listing.

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B 3 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-87

B 03Foster's Patent Turntable Plane $2,600, Stanley No. 164 Plane $2,400, L. Bailey Victor No. 1 1/2 Plane $2,200, Walkers Patent Plow $800.

580 Lots with prices realized noted for most lots.

44 Pages

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B 4 Brown Auction Catalog Nov-87

B 04Edward P. Hand tool chest containing 13 Moulding planes by J. A. King $4,250, Mockridge Rosewood Plow Plane $1,800, Pilkington, Pedigor & Storr Brace $1,600.

605 Lots with prices realized.

46 Pages

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B 5 Brown Auction Catalog Nov-88

B 05Stanley No. 64 Plane $1,600, J. Fuller Plane $1,400, Coachmaker's Plow Plane $1,325, Stanley Number 39 13/16 Dado Plane $1,000.

554 Lots with prices realized.

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B 6 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-89

B 06Crown Molder - I. Walton in Reading $5,000, Cornice Plane --A. Wheaton $3,000, Crown Molder T. Burley, Epping N. H. $2,700, Holly Patent Block Plane, $200.

627 Lots with prices realized and most prices are annotated.

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B 7 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-90

B 07Stanley No. 9 In Original Box $4,000, Foster's Patent Turntable Iron Plane $2,400, Four Rosewood Molding Planes by B. Shenemen & Bro. $2,000, Eagle Square Bridge Builder's Square $380, Disston Number 43 Combinaton Saw $525.
654 Lots with prices realized.
48 Pages

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B 8 Brown Auction Catalog Nov-91

B 08Phillips Gunmetal Prototype $7,200, Ohio Rosewood Center Wheel $4,500, Bailey Patent Split-frame Smooth Plane $2,700, H.S. Bench $1,950, Large selection of Stanley in the box.
738 Lots with prices realized.
48 Pages


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B 9 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-92

B 09Ebony Plow Plane unsigned $3,700, Ebony Plow Plane by B. Huff of Baltimore $3,100, Complex Molding Plane by John Pascull of Philadelphia $2,600.
575 Lots with prices realized.
56 Pages
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B 10 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-93

B 10Sandusky Rosewood Center Wheel Plow Plane $10,500, Ebony Plow Plane $5,500, Miter Gauge Thompson's Patent $4,200, Selection of Bookbinders tools.
761 Lots with prices realized.
68 Pages
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B 11 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-94

B 11Crown Molder F. Nicholson $15,500, Complex Molder C.E. Chelor Living in Wrenthem $9,000, Complex Molder - F. Nicholson Living in Wrenthem $8,000, Stanley 12 3/4 scraper $3,500, Selection of Birmingham Planes, Bailey Experimental Plane $4,900, Four Square Tools.
690 Lots with prices realized.
68 Pages
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B 12 Brown Auction Catalog Nov-95

B 12Sandusky Rosewood Center Wheel Plow Plane $12,000, Ebony Plow Plane $5,000, Miter Gauge Thompson's Patent $4,200.
761 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages

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B 13 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-96

B 13M. B. Tidey Prototype Double Beveling Plane $27,000, Sandusky Center Wheel Plow Plane $5,200, Patented Plow Plane E. W. Carpenter $5,200, Pretty Tools and Ivory Rules, Panther Saw $1,100, Greenleaf Log Caliper $1,800, Sargent Number 162 Scrub Plane $3,000.
760 Lots with prices realized.
92 Pages
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B 14 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-97

B 14Miller's Patent No. 50 Plow Plane $19,500, Sandusky Rosewood Center Wheel Plow Plane $16,500, Israel White Three-arm Plow Plane $12,500, Stanley Number 164 Bench Plane $3,600.

760 Lots with prices realized.
90 Pages

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B 15 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-98

B 15Falconer Carriage Maker's Plane $22,500, M. B. Tidey Double Beveling Plane $11,500, Pennsylvania Dutch Thread Cutting Engine $8,000, Bailey Victor Number 14 Combination $3,000, Ken Roberts Collection - 1724 Stake Anvil $775, Melick Level $2,300, Lee's Stop Chamfer Plane $6,200.
762 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages

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B 16 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-99

B 16Miller's 1872 Patent Plow Plane $23,500, Sandusky Three Arm Plow Plane $9,500, Jacob Siegley's Wooden Patent Model $8,500, Rare Hammers, Fale's Patent Plane $975.
800 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages

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B 17 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-00

B 17Sandusky Center Wheel Plow $20,000, Disston World War One handsaw $3,600, Charles Stites Patented Brace $7,000, Large Selection of Keen Kutter, Bundy's Patent Plane $17,500, Bailey's Split Frame $14,500, Bookbinder's Tools.
759 Lots with prices realized.
92 Pages

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B 18 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-01

B 18Dan Connoly Collection, Miller's Pat. No. 42 Gunmetal Plow $17,600, Stanley No. 164 Low Angle $6,050, Cast Iron No. 50 Light Plow $20,350, Disston Number 43 Hand Saw $3,410.
733 Lots with prices realized.
76 Pages

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B 19 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-01

B 19Ohio Tool Co. Center Wheel $15,950, Stephens No. 036 Inclinometer $10,120, Stanley Dorn's Patent Dado $12,650, Tiger Maple Tools, Panther Saw $3,300.
816 Lots with prices realized.

92 Pages

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B 20 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-02

B 20Dr. Michael Jenkins Collection. Handled 3-Arm Israel White $21,450, Bailey Vertical-Post $5,500, Rodier's Patent Block $3,520, Stanley Boxed items, Inclinometers.
758 Lots with prices realized.
80 Pages

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B 21 Brown Auction Catalog Nov-02

B 21Israel White 3-Arm Plow $31,900, Lamb & Brownell Plow $7,260, Stanley Plumb Bob $2,310, Large selection of Stanley Planes, Patent Models.
798 Lots with prices realized.
96 Pages

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B 22 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-03

B 22Hannagan's Collection, Bailey's Split Frame Jointer $19,800, Panther Saw $3,520, Rufus Porter Inclinometer $8,800, Bean Drills, Nicholson Plow Plane, $2,860.
783 Lots with prices realized.
92 Pages

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B 23 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-03

B 23Loughborough's Patent Plane $13,750, Bundy's Patent Plane $18,700, E. W. Carpenter's Patent Plane $4,510, Davis and Cook corner level $2,310, Morris Patent Smoother $3,740, Shoof Patent Inclinometer $4,840.
809 Lots with prices realized.
96 Pages

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B 24 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-04

B 24Chelsea Disk Pencil Sharpener $17,050, Sandusky Center Wheel Plow $22,000, Victor No. 11 $8,800.
759 Lots with prices realized.
92 Pages

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B 25 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-04

B 25Sandusky Ebony & Ivory Self-Adjusting Center-Wheel Presentation Plow $114,400, Bailey's Square $22,550, Sargent Chuteboard & Plane $12, 650, Hardt Jack Plane $9,350, Tool Advertising.
800 Lots with prices realized.
100 Pages

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B 26 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-05

B 26Samuel Piper Dado Plane $24,750, Rufus Dorn's Patent Dado $22,000, Lee's Patent Chamfer Plane $17,325, Stanley in the Box, Ivory Tools, Holley Patent Brace $8,800, Zoar Plane $13,200.
798 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages

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B 27 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-05

B 27Miller's No. 50 Gunmetal $18,150, Chaplin No. 2 Plane $12,100, Dutcher Plow Plane $12,650, Patent Level Inclinometer $1,760, Knowles Jointer Plane $38,600, Melick Level $7,150.
797 Lots with prices realized.
100 Pages

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B 28 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-06

B 28Wood's Everlasting Chisels $13,750, Stanley Miller's No. 41 $18,150, Stanley Miller's No. 43 $22,550, Bailey Number 1 Vertical Post $28, 600, Inclinometer, Log Rules, Miller Hook Plane. 799 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages
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B 29 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-06

B 29Porter Patent Brace $17,050, Bundy Patent Plane $19,800, Dorn Patent Plane $12,650, E.W. Carpenter Tools, English Bit Brace.
799 Lots with prices realized.
100 Pages
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B 30 Brown Auction Catalog Mar-07

B 30Falconer Carriage Maker's Plane $31,900, Chaplin No. 1 Plane $21,450, E. W. Carpenter Plow Plane $11,550, Stanley Planes.
789 Lots with prices realized.
88 Pages
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B 31 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-07

B 31Roger K. Smith's Collection, Stanley Planes, Philip's Patent Plough in Gunmetal $39,600, Ohio No. 113 Ebony and Ivory Plow $34,100, Miller's Patent No. 50 Plow $15,400, Sweet Hart Stanley Tool Box $990, Surveying Instruments, Ivory Rules.
793 Lots with prices realized.
98 Pages
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B 32 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-08

B 32Ohio No. 113 Ebony and Ivory Plow $29,150, E. W. Carpenter Handle Improved Plow $12,100, Bundy Combination Plane $19,800, Chaplin No. 1/2 Bench Plane $28,600, Victor Planes, Stanley Planes.
748 Lots with prices realized.
92 Pages
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B 33 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-08

B 33
All color format with all tools photographed.

 

Sandusky Tool Co. No. 140 Rosewood center wheel plow plane, Barnes Patent Foot and Steam Power Machinery from the Doug and Lorene Cunningham Collection including aditions by Greg Bruck. Items incude a No. 4/5 Scroll saw, Velocipede saws, Formers and Grinders,Mortising Machine, Table saws. E. W. Carpenter handled plow plane, Melick level, Bailey planes, Stanley No. 1 and other planes.
791 lots.

76 pages. Full color.

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B 34 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-09

B 34All color format with all tools photographed.

Lew McDonald's Davis Level & Tool Co. Collection. Mike Armstrong Collection. The Davis items include several rare levels and a full set of planes. Plus, a Bailey split frame plane, Lee's chamfer plane and additional patented planes by Bailey, Holly, Rodier, Chaplin, Miller, Phillips, Davis, Hardt, Rust, Mayo, Bee, Meriden, Hahn, Standard Rule, Boston Metallic, Foster, Morris and many others. Ohio No. 1 plane. Stanley planes including Nos. 1, 2, 41, 42, 45, 55, 72, 85, 87, 164, and many others. Stanley advertising. Stanley tool chests with the original tools. Four Square tools and bench. F. Nicholson plow plane plus 18th century wooden planes by Nicholson, Phillipson, Ionson, Briggs, Norcross, Wooding and others. Large selection of complex molders and selected wooden planes. Gauges, squares, and special layout tools. Chamberlin patent inclinometer. Boxwood and ivory rules by A. Stanley, Stanley, Stearns, Rabone, and others. Surveying tools and equipment. Harmon sighting level. Good selection of hammers, axes and adzes. Double lid tool chest. Fancy tool chest. Two smaller chests. Log caliper. And, as always, a good selection of high-quality box lots.

719 lots. 76 pages. Full color.

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B 35 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-09

B 35All color format with all tools photographed.

E. W. Carpenter Improved Arms and Handled Plow. Sandusky center-wheel plow planes with ivory tips. Dorn's Patent Plane. Dirigo Jig Saw. Beck Binocular. Spiers Gunmetal Panel Plane. Bailey Split Frame and Vertical Post Planes. Mint Union No. X 0 smoother. Holley Patent Turret Head Brace. Patent Models. Salesman's Samples. Planemaker's Chest with many tools. Stanley planes including many items in the original boxes. Inclinometers and levels. Plow planes in rosewood, boxwood, and ebony; many with ivory. Large selection of ivory rules. Patented planes by Bailey, Holly, Gage, Phillips, Rust, Boss, Morris, Phelps, Sargent, Traut, Miller, and many others. Patented braces and drills including unusual brace wrench. Large selection of infill planes including several rare examples. Goosewing axes. Log calipers and rules. And, as always, a good selection of high-quality box lots.

727 lots. 76 pages. Full color.

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B 36 Brown Auction Catalog Apr-10

B 36All color format with all tools photographed.

Collection of Doyle & Agnes McCullar of Shawnee, OK. The collection includes an extensive selection of plow planes, many with ivory, a large selection of inclinometers, rare hammers, foot-powered equipment including two tablesaws, along with many rare and unusual tools. Patented planes include a mint Lee's chamfer plane, Union No. X 0, and others by Bailey, Holly, Chaplin, Miller, Phillips, Davis, Rust, Mayo, Meriden, Hahn, Standard Rule, Ohio, Sargent, Morris, and many others. Stanley planes include Nos. 1, 2, 9, 41, 42, 45, 52, 55, 64, 72, 85, 87, 164, 444, Bed Rocks, and many others. C. Chelor hollow and round pair plus other selected 18th-century wooden planes. Large selection of complex molders. Gauges, squares, levels, and many other rare and unusual layout tools. Boxwood and ivory rules. Double-lid tool chest. And, as always, a good selection of high-quality box lots.

754 lots. 72 pages. Full color.

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B 37 Brown Auction Catalog Oct-10

B 37All color format with all tools photographed.

From the Ed Mills Collection we are offering an outstanding collection of Stanley-in-the-box items. The David Fessler Collection will feature a wide selection of great and unusual tools from all the trades. And the Bill Phillips Collection has contributed world-renowned Pennsylvania ironwork including 15 goosewing axes all by different Pennsylvania makers. Some of the highlights: Lee's stop chamfer plane in gunmetal. F. Nicholson crown molder. Bailey split frame and vertical post planes. Plus a large selection of inclinometers and levels. Many point-of-sale advertising displays. Plow planes in rosewood, boxwood, and ebony. Boxwood and ivory rules. Patented planes by Bailey, Bladin, Gage, Phillips, Sandusky, Morris, Mayo, Sargent, Rodier, Star, Traut, Miller, and many others. Patented braces and drills. Goosewing axes. Early ironwork and kitchen wares. Log caliper with wheel. And, as always, a good selection of high-quality box lots.

829 lots. 72 pages. Full color

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B 44 Brown Auction Catalog Spring-14

B 44Features choice selections from several fine collections. Williams Patent Circular Plane, Knowles Patent smoother and Munks Patent smoother. Center-wheel plow planes by both the Ohio and the Sandusky Tool companies. Early phonographs. Adjustable wrenches. Patent Models. Salesmans Samples. Stanley boxed items including a No. 1, 2, 72 1/2 and many others. Patented planes include Traut, Bailey, Miller, Sargent, Morris, and many others. Very large selection of Stanley tools including 1, 2 C, 10 ¼ C, 11 Rabbet, 602 C to name a few. Model Shop Tools including the Stanley 145 Combination Plane. Bed Rocks. Infill planes by classic and modern makers. I. Nicholson and other 18th century makers. Gauges, squares, levels, and many other rare and unusual layout tools. Boxwood and ivory rules. Great selection of miniatures both old and modern. Chisels and slicks. Advertising and point of sale items. And, as always, a good selection of high-quality box lots.

753 lots.

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B 45 Brown Tool Catalog Oct-14

October 31-November 1, 2014
Choice selections from several fine collections.  Union No. 0 plane in fine condition.  Plow planes including, solid body, mint J.H. Lamb silver-mounted, Greenfield with solid nuts,  Sandusky boxwood center wheel.  Unique Cheney adjustable wrench with both original patent papers.  Only known example of H. Porter ratchet brace.  G. Cuppers mantle clock inclinometer, one of only two known.  Patented planes include Silcock, Fales, Birmingham, Eclipse, Sargent, Bowden.  Set of Hilary Klein miniature wrenches.  Several L. Bailey planes, including Victor and Defiance models.  Large selection of Stanley planes in original boxes.  Wooden planes including rare and early makers.  Boxwood rules in mint condition.  Gauges, squares, levels and many other rare and unusual layout tools.  Wrenches, drills, aws, hammers, wrenches, chisels, and slicks.  Tools boxes and benches.  Typewriters, pencil sharpeners, and other office items.  Surveying and scientific instruments.  Patent models and salesman’s samples.  Advertising and point of sale items.  And, as always, a good selection of high quality box lots.

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B 46 Brown Tool Catalog Feb-15

Both auction catalogs for the 45th and 46th International Auctions.

All tools fully described and fairly graded with estimates. Prices Realized mailed promptly after auction. All items illustrated in full color. US and Canadian mailing addresses.

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