Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2020-01-27T21:22:02+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Y-341 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4846/y-341 Y-341. LOT OF TWO WAGON WRENCHES. European double-jaw types. One 9" long, marked by Peugeot Fr?res and ?Tout Acier Fondu" (cast steel); the other 11" long and unsigned, both with good hexagonal wooden handles and work smoothly. From the Cecil Holmes collection. Fine 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-339 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4844/y-339 Y-339. MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Campfield Patent. 4-1/4" model of Campfield's 1887 patent for a quick-adjusting nut wrench produced by the Brown Specialty Co. of Etna, PA. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 350-700 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-338 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4843/y-338 Y-338. MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Walton Patent. 3-1/2" model of Phillip's 1871 patent for a quick-adjusting nut wrench produced by the Walton and Girard wrench companies of Pennsylvania. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 350-700 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-337 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4842/y-337 Y-337. LOT OF TWO BICYCLE WRENCHES. Two uncommon wrenches with sliding quick adjust jaws. One is marked Henry Boker & Co., 5-1/2" long, the other is unmarked with spring-loaded jaws, 4-1/2". Both very clean and not your average bicycle wrench. Fine 60-120 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-336 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4841/y-336 Y-336. ADJUSTABLE NUT WRENCH. C. Nurse & Co. Jaws close with a twist handle attached with a yoke to the lower jaw. Also has a hammer peen on the head. Solid metal handle, 13" long. Marked with the C. Nurse ?Invicta" mark, faint but legible. Charles Nurse was well known for planes and edge tools but this is the first wrench we've seen. Jaws a little dinged but close smoothly. Good 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-542 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3527/b-542 B-542. CHAIN WRENCH. Vulcan No. 13-1/2. Patented by George Amborn in 1896 and manufactured by the J.H. Williams Co., 45" long with patent and manufacturing information cast into head. In good clean working condition, but very heavy. Inquire about shipping before bidding absentee. 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-541 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3526/b-541 B-541. MODEL WRENCH. Jim Keats Model of Archey Patent. 4" model of Cleveland Archey's 1914 patent with its spring-loaded pawls, which doesn't appear to have ever been manufactured. Jim Keats' models are not as well known as those by Hilary Klein but equally well made and prized by collectors. In original oak box with floral design. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-540 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3525/b-540 B-540. BRIGGS PATENT NUT WRENCH. Original Wrench and Hilary Klein Model. Albert Briggs' 1859 patent was for the sleeve that projects from the bottom of the adjusting nut and protects the threads. It was used by Bemis & Call on a variety of wrenches. This example is a 10" nut wrench with wooden handle and the only marking legible is "Springfield Mass", some minor dinging but the jaws work smoothly and are not sprung. Plus the lot includes the Klein model, in its original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 600 - 1000 **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-539 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3524/b-539 B-539. RATCHETING ADJUSTABLE WRENCH. Wizard. Patented in 1907 and manufactured by Richards Mfg Co. of Aurora, IL. (Schulz #156). Double screw crescent type adjustment on ratcheting head. 8", works smoothly and clearly marked. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 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-538 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3523/b-538 B-538. QUICK ADJUST MONKEY WRENCH. Boston Wrench Co. Very uncommon example of the spring-loaded adjustment mechanism patented by Alphage Gagnon on 10/2/06 (Schulz #479). 6-1/4" long, super clean, very clear mark. 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-537 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3522/b-537 B-537. COMBINATION WRENCH. Morris Patent. Patented 3/7/11 by John Morris and manufactured as the "Morris Wrench" by Marshalltown Drop Forge of Marshalltown, IA. Includes three sets of jaws, one a screw-adjust nut wrench, five dies, and a screwdriver. 15", super clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-536 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3521/b-536 B-536. ADJUSTABLE RATCHET WRENCH. The Anderson. Patented 7/22/13 and 6/23/14 by Anton Anderson of Okmulgee, OK, and marketed as "The Anderson"; featuring a complicated set of ratchet type teeth that doesn't look like it would have worked very well, and adjustable jaws with a worm gear that's hard to get at. Probably explains why its pretty rare. 9" long, marked with the 1914 patent date, clean and working. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-535 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3520/b-535 B-535. QUICK ADJUST PIPE WRENCH. Alarm 13000. Lever activated jaws with knurled adjustment wheel. Marked "Alarm 13000" which we don't recognize, and "Chrom-Vanadium." 10" long, mild surface pitting but works smoothly. 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-534 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3519/b-534 B-534. PIPE WRENCH. Phillips Patent. Patented in 1859, and manufactured, by George Phillips of Albany (Schulz #6140. 12", name just barely readable, wooden handle has a crack and couple of chips but jaws work smoothly. A very rare example of a pre-Civil War patent. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 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-533 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3518/b-533 B-533. MONKEY WRENCH. Helwig Manufacturing. Patented 7/22/1924 and manufactured by John Helwig of St. Paul (Schulz #457). 12", works smoothly but jaws don't quite close. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-207 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3142/b-207 B-207. MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Talney Patent. 4" model of Joseph Talney's 1867 patent with two separate sets of jaws. DATAMP says it wasn't produced but there must be at least one for Hilary to use as a model, since its simpler than the patent drawing. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 400 - 700 **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-206 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3141/b-206 B-206. MODEL WRENCH. Jim Keats Model of Coes Patent. 4" model of Coes' original 1853 patented double-screw mechanism by Jim Keats, whose models are not as well known as those by Hilary Klein but equally well made and prized by collectors. In original oak box with floral design. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-205 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3140/b-205 B-205. LOT OF TWO PATENTED HAND VISES. Uncommon example of Charles Billings' 1894 patent manufactured by Billings & Spencer, super clean with good marks (patent date overstamped); plus Pollard's 1875 patent manufactured by Lowell Wrench Co. of Worcester, MA, and marked only by Lowell, a little surface rust but works smoothly. Good+ & better 150 - 250 **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-204 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3139/b-204 B-204. SAW WREST. Simonds. Large two-sided saw wrest patented in 1925 by Onesime Racine of Gwinn, MI. 18" long with slots on both sides and rotating adjustable stop, some light surface rust. Very uncommon. 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-203 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3138/b-203 B-203. NAIL PULLER. Bulldog. Patented originally in 1891 by Charles Spencer, and covered by an improved patent in 1898 by Charles Doebler, both of Connecticut, and manufactured by L.F. Grammes of Allentown, PA, one of the more elaborate nail pullers with a sliding hammer to pound the jaws shut around the nail head. 18" long, marked simply "Bulldog" and "Pat", light surface rust but works smoothly. 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-202 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3137/b-202 B-202. ADJUSTABLE ALLIGATOR PIPE WRENCH. McKibbon Patent. Patented in 1929 by Joe McKibbon and manufactured by the McKibbon Universal Wrench Co. of Nashville, TN (Schulz #693). This is the 18" version, and is marked with the patent number and "Genuine McKibbon." A very uncommon and gizmoish wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-201 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3136/b-201 B-201. COMBINATION TOOL. Never-Stall. Patented in 1909 and manufactured by Mathews of Dayton, OH (Schulz # 818), with an adjustable nut wrench grafted to the side of pliers, and with a pry bar and screwdriver at ends of handle. Unusual and graphic combination tool in good condition. 10". From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-200 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3135/b-200 B-200. QUICK ADJUST PIPE WRENCH. Taylor Patent. Patented 12/1/1891 by James Taylor of Memphis and manufactured by the C.H. Redman Mfg. Co. of Newark (Schulz #558). Some mild pitting on one side of the handle just below the sliding jaws; otherwise very clean. 12". A very rare wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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-199 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3134/b-199 B-199. COMBINATION PIPE AND NUT WRENCH. Rouse's Combination. Patented 7/18/1882 by J. E. Sanders of Indianapolis and manufactured by the Rouse Mfg. Co. (Schulz #618). 14" with wood handle, unmarked as most examples are, a couple of chips from the pipe wrench side and some dinging. A very rare wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. 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** E-074 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2684/e-074 E-074. LOT OF TWO SELF-ADJUSTING PIPE WRENCHES. Magnum Tool Co. Two examples of the design patented in 1959 by Carlos St. Claire of San Bernadino and marketed by the Magnum company of Houston. In the 14" and 10" size. Both marked "Pat. Pending", nice and clean with red japanning mostly intact. Good+ 60-120