Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-03-20T08:59:21+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-638 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2205/b-638 B-638 AUTOMATIC NUT WRENCH. Pollock Patent. Manufactured by Wisconsin Stamped Steel of Madison. Spring-operated rack adjustment. Includes the attachment to convert it to a pipe wrench which is frequently missing, the upper jaw is formed of four sheets of steel instead of a single piece. Invented by Charles Pollock of Galesburg, IL, and marked "Patent Pending"; it was patented in Canada in 1908 but the US patent is unknown. A very uncommon wrench in perfect working condition.Fine 80-150 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-637 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2204/b-637 B-637 PIPE WRENCH. Edisona No. 2. Unusual design that we couldn't locate in any reference work, with a spring-adjusted rotating head. Marked "Edisona"; looks like all one word. 9-1/2" long, one broken tooth in jaw but otherwise very clean.Good+ 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-636 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2203/b-636 B-636 DOUBLE-ENDED WRENCH. Baxter Patent. Unmarked as many are but clearly an example of William Baxter's first 1856 patent, comprised of two sliding plates so that tightening the central screw simultaneously closes the 1-1/4" jaws on one end and the 1/2" jaws on the other. 13" long, no rust, works smoothly.Good+ 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-635 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2202/b-635 B-635 ADJUSTABLE BUGGY WRENCH. Looks manufactured and probably patented but unmarked and we couldn't find it in any reference work. Spring powered jaw that can be locked closed with a nut. Clean and works smoothly.Good+ 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-634 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2201/b-634 B-634 PIPE WRENCH. Reed Manufacturing. Manufactured by Reed of Erie, PA, under Albert Katzki's 1897 patent (Schulz 334). 11", marked with the patent date and Reed's name. Mild surface pitting but works smoothly.Good 40-80 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-633 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2200/b-633 B-633 LOT OF TWO "GEM" POCKET WRENCHES. Tower Lyon. One is marked "GEM T L" on the head, 3" long; the other is unmarked and 3-1/4", locking screw different. Both clean, rust free, and work smoothly.Fine 100-160 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-632 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2199/b-632 B-632 MINIATURE CRESCENT WRENCH. Blue Grass Hardware. 4" long, marked "Blue Grass" on the handle and with its original hardware tag.Fine 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-631 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2198/b-631 B-631 PIPE WRENCH. Reif Patent. Based on two 1908 patents by Joseph Reif of Hebron, IN, and manufactured by him, marked Reif C2-16". Schulz #712. Clean and working. A very uncommon wrench.Good+ 80-150 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-630 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2197/b-630 B-630 LOT OF TWO COACH WRENCHES. Double headed French style wrenches, one is 10" marked "Goldenberg", presumably the Goldenberg Foundry of Alsace, founded in 1835, that is known for its plane irons, and an unmarked 8" example. Both have original octagonal walnut handles with some minor cracks, the jaws on the shorter one slightly sprung.Good better 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-371 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1938/b-371 B-371 DOUBLE ENDED PLIERS. Two set of jaws, the handles rotate to switch between them. Unsigned and not a great design because the swiveling handles don't work to open the jaws. Could use a little 3-in-1 oil. First one we've seen.Good 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-370 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1937/b-370 B-370 COMBINATION TOOL. Longshore Patent. Patented in 1866 by J.C. Longshore of Mansfield, OH, as a "lid lifter" for kitchen use, also including tack hammer and puller, pliers and carpet stretcher. According to a report of the Iowa State Agricultural Society, 200 were sold at the 1868 Iowa State Fair. Marked with patent date.Fine 80-150 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-369 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1936/b-369 B-369 ADJUSTABLE WRENCH. Taft Patent. George C. Taft of Worcester, MA, received 15 wrench patents between 1857 and 1872. Some he sold to Coes and some he manufactured himself. This may be an example of his 1/4/70 center nut patent, which was not produced commercially, although it doesn't have the enclosed jaw shown on the patent. It is marked very faintly "Taft's Patent" and "Pat Apd For." 12", good walnut handle, head dinged up and jaws slightly sprung. A rare wrench from one of the unsung geniuses of early wrench design.Good 100-200 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-368 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1935/b-368 B-368 QUICK ADJUSTING NUT WRENCH. Gellman Wrench Corp. An example of the uncommon "Polly" wrench, patented in 1923 by Israel Gellman and manufactured in Rock Island, IL. This is the shortest 6" size, nice and clean.Good+ 60-100 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-367 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1934/b-367 B-367 QUICK ADJUSTING PIPE WRENCH. Quist Patent. Marked by the Powergrip Tool Co. of Mountainair, NM, and "patent pending", this thing was patented in 1901 by John Quist of Mystic, IA (Schulz No. 709). Today Mountainair is an artist colony with a vintage hotel not known for tools (we've stayed there). 9" long, clean and works smoothly.Good+ 60-120 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-366 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1933/b-366 B-366 BUGGY WRENCH. Star Buggy Oiler. Patented in 1906 by Thomas O'Hora of Avoca, WI, and manufactured in Rockford as the "Star Carriage and Buggy Oiler", you place it against the rim and tighten the faucet handle. Has the patent date cast into the handle, paint 90%. A very rare wrench.Good+ 200-300 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-365 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1932/b-365 B-365 LOT OF TWO COMBINATION TOOLS. Combination pliers and nail puller marked "ICI Handy" and "Pat. pending"; we've seen them around (Schulz No. 813) but don't know if it was ever patented, decent as found condition; plus a combination hammer, hatchet, pliers, screwdriver and nail puller marked "Solingen Germany", nickel plated and like new.Good better. 150-250 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-364 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1931/b-364 B-364 BRASS NUT WRENCH. Unmarked, solid brass and probably made for use in a non-sparking environment, handle rotates to close jaws, 7" long, jaws very slightly sprung.Good+ 80-150 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-363 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1930/b-363 B-363 LOT OF TWO WRENCHES. A combination wrench and hammer, patented in 1954 by George Iskyan and manufactured by the GM Co. of Long Island City, 8-1/2", works smoothly. Plus a "HUF Normal Patent"; instead of movable jaws, this thing has 13 metal shims that swivel into place to change the jaw size; there's some discussion on the internet that it was used on U-boats but we can't prove it. A silly idea but a rare wrench.Good+ 60-100 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA. B-362 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1929/b-362 B-362 NUT WRENCH. Center nut type, marked "War Finish", "1945" and "No. 93", 7" long, could use some oil.Good 30-60 NOTE: Absentee bidding ends 5:00pm EST on Friday, March 29, 2019. Live auction is at Camp Hill Radisson, 9:00am, March 30, 2019, Camp Hill, PA.