Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-11-12T20:50:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-769 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3754/b-769 B-769. SMALL BRASS PLUMB BOB. 3-3/4" long with decorative beading near top and knurling near tip, slight wear and dinging in a couple of spots but overall an attractive plumb bob. Good+ 60 - 120 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-768 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3753/b-768 B-768. ULTIMATUM STYLE MORTISE GAUGE. A. Ridge & Sons. Brass stem with ebony head, faint maker mark with a few user stamps over it. A couple of tight cracks in wood around locking screw inlay, brass clean. Alfred Ridge & Sons is a Sheffield company dating back to the 1760s. Good+ 80 - 160 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-767 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3752/b-767 B-767. CAST IRON CARPENTER'S LEVEL. Davis Level & Tool. The 6" No. 5, type 3 with brass signature plate (user's name stamped) and turned finials on the level vial. Japanning 99%, mill marks on rails, all vials original. Fine 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-766 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3751/b-766 B-766. LOT OF TWO CAST IRON LEVELS. 12" level by Standard Tool Co. with its distinctive square webbing, based on Bellows' 1887 patent, mild pitting to vial cover, and a 9" level by Goodell-Pratt, mark light but legible, japanning 60%. Good & better. 60 - 120 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-765 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3750/b-765 B-765. SCOTTISH LEVEL. A. Mathieson & Son No. 014C. One of Mathieson's more attractive levels, 10" ebony stock with elaborate brass plates on top and sides. Wood and brass are both in nice condition noting a 1" shallow chip from one edge. The vial has the yellowish liquid and may be a replacement but well done. Good 60 - 110 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-764 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3749/b-764 B-764. BRASS BOUND LEVEL. Goodell-Pratt No. 1400 Series. After G-P bought the Stratton level company it continued the Stratton line using its own numbering system. This is an uncommon 24" version of the Stratton No. 10, with a narrow rosewood stock and single plumb. The brass has some corrosion but the rosewood is perfect, and the G-P decal is fully intact. Good+ 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-763 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3748/b-763 B-763. PLUMB SQUARE. Stained wood, 14-1/2" x 13-1/2", decorative iron escutcheon on base and line keeper, iron bob. Good+ 80 - 150 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-762 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3747/b-762 B-762. SLIDING T- BEVEL. L.D. Howard. Good example of Howard's 1867 patent, the version manufactured by him in St. Johnsbury, VT, before Star Tool. 4-1/2" handle, brass framed with rosewood infill, 6" blade. Not marked but unmistakable, very clean. Fine 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-761 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3746/b-761 B-761. COMMEMORATIVE STANLEY TAPE MEASURE IOB. Century of Progress. 6' tape with the cover engraved "1933 A Century of Progress Chicago" with a planet design. Marked with Eugene Witchger's patent that was originally assigned to Lufkin but is frequently found on Stanley rules as well. The box includes a flyer describing Stanley Push-Pull Rules, "The Rule of a Thousand Uses." Mint condition. Fine 200 - 400 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-760 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3745/b-760 B-760. CALIPER RULE. Stanley No. 39. Type 2, four-fold, one foot, ivory with German silver hinges and caliper. Light yellowed on outside, creamy white on inside, straight with crisp edges and all pins. Fine 150 - 300 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-703 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3688/b-703 B-703. MORTISE GAUGE. Stanley No. 60-1/2. The mortise gauge version of Stanley's oldest cast iron gauge, based on Justus Traut's 1874 patent and manufactured from 1874-1897. Like the No. 60 but with a sliding mortise point, and much less common. Japanning 60%, good sharp points. Good+ 80 - 150 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-702 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3687/b-702 B-702. SLIDING T-BEVEL. H. Adams. Unmarked, but we've seen at least one other example marked H. Adams, which could refer to New York hardware dealer J.H. Adams. A very uncommon and well made bevel, with a brass framed 5" handle with rosewood inlay and 8" blade; the locking screw is fitted into a brass depression in a unique design we haven't seen on any other bevel. Clean and rare. Fine 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-701 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3686/b-701 B-701. MORTISE GAUGE. Fenton & Marsden. One of the most attractive of the British style of gauge, and a rare British patent, solid brass stem brass plated rosewood head, adjusted by a screw in the end of the stem, with a brass medal with the patent information. Mortise point is adjusted by a screw in the other end of the stem. Wood has some dinging and user name; brass has a nice mellow glow, good points. Good+ 100 - 180 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-700 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3685/b-700 B-700. IVORY CARPENTER'S RULE. A. Mathieson & Sons. Four-fold, two-foot, unbound, arched joint. Lightly yellowed, straight with intact pins, user name and date (11/16/14) lightly punched into inside face. Fine 300 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-699 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3684/b-699 B-699. HATTER'S RULE. Stanley No. 212. Manufactured only from 1862 through 1865 and never marked by Stanley, but unmistakable. One of Stanley's rarest rules. Like new. Fine 200 - 300 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-698 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3683/b-698 B-698. LOT OF FOUR CALIPER RULES. All boxwood with brass caliper slides. A 6" rule by Kerby & Bro., very clean; two wire gauges, one by Roebling and the other unsigned with very dense tables; and a Stanley No. 13-1/2 with sweetheart mark. Good+ 100 - 180 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-697 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3682/b-697 B-697. IVORY CARPENTER'S RULE. Stanley No. 87. Four-fold, two foot ivory rule with full German silver binding, Type 2 mark, lightly yellowed, missing face pins. Good+ 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-696 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3681/b-696 B-696. COMBINATION TOOL. Stanley No. 1 Odd-Jobs. Stanley's iconic combination level, bevel, marking gauge and square. Type 2 with proper rule and marking point. The tool itself has 90%+ nickel plating, vial wet, scribe at the peak of the triangle worn pretty flat. Rule very clean with a couple of stains. Good+ 80 - 160 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-695 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3680/b-695 B-695. LOT OF TWO GAUGES. Stanley Nos. 70-1/2 and 72. The 70-1/2 is one of Stanley rarer gauges, with a knob to allow the user to bear down to mark hardwood or for use as a veneer slitter, mustache plate, nice and clean. The No. 72 is a double beam beech gage, not as rare but this one is like new with sweetheart mark. Good & better 100 - 150 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-694 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3679/b-694 B-694. ADJUSTABLE BEVEL. St. Johnsbury Tool Co. Good example of the 5-3/4" brass and rosewood model of the "diamond bevels" patented by Isaiah Robinson and manufactured in St. Johnsbury, VT. There are a few dings in the handle and surface rust spots on the blade. Good 200 - 300 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-693 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3678/b-693 B-693. TAKE-DOWN SQUARE. Stanley No. R100. Nickel plated version with sweetheart mark. In its original canvas case with tear in seam, working snap and 75% label, stained and brittle. A little surface corrosion and chip from the tongue that doesn?t affect appearance or use. Good+ 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-692 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3677/b-692 B-692. SLITTING GAUGE. John Williams. An exceptionally attractive gauge, very dark rosewood (at first we thought ebony), 6" long with square brass plated head, good sharp blade. It's faintly marked "Williams Longacre." There was a John Williams listed as a lathe and toolmaker on Longacre Road in central London, which was dominated by the coachmaking trade in the nineteenth century. An uncommon mark, the gauge itself is like new. Fine 100 - 200 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-691 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3676/b-691 B-691. COMBINATION SQUARE. Standard Tool. Ornate combined square and center finder patented by O.R. Chaplin in 1866 and manufactured by Standard Tool Co. This is the uncommon larger model, 6" across the base, mounted on a replacement 12" rule. Japanning 80%. Good + 80 - 150 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-690 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3675/b-690 B-690. BRASS PLUMB BOB. 6" long, unusual hexagonal shape with knurled rings on each end, bottom one locks on the cone that holds the sliding steel tip, which has some numbers stamped on it but no name. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 200 - 400 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-689 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3674/b-689 B-689. PLUMB BOB. Cast iron with heavy steel tip, globular with a slot through the center, the end of the hook that holds the line is secured in the slot. Unsigned, surface clean. Good+ 75 - 150 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information**