Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 2019-09-17T10:59:44+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 E-291 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2901/e-291 E-291. POOL CUE TENONING MACHINE. Taylor Patent. Patented in 1911 by Henry Taylor of Rockford, IL, and manufactured by him. Intended to cut tenons on the end of pool cues to attach the ivory tips. Complete, functioning and clearly marked with the patent date and manufacturer; if you have pool cues that need new tips you're in business. Fine 80-150 E-290 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2900/e-290 E-290. BOOKBINDER'S PLOUGH. Traditionally used by bookbinders to trim the edges of pages. 9" x 6" and opens to about 15". Nicely turned central screw with elaborate finial end. Brass holder for cutter, but no cutter. Well preserved. Good 50-100 E-288 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2898/e-288 E-288. WHETSTONE. 7" by 1-3/" unmarked two part stone in well made ornate rosewood container. Good+ 50-100 E-287 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2897/e-287 E-287. MORTISING MACHINE. Holt Patent. Patented 7/29/1879 by Hiram Holt of Nashua, NH. The patent drawings are more elaborate, but looks like its all here. Has the patent date cast into the side. Good 100-200 E-286 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2896/e-286 E-286. COOPER'S TOOL. P. Gerlach. We don't know what this thing does but it's clearly marked as manufactured by the Gerlach company of Cleveland which made cooperage tools. Cast brass with a wooden handle and an iron insert that may have been used to set staves. Well made and unusual. Good+ 60-120 E-284 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2894/e-284 E-284. LOT OF TWO IVORY NOTEPADS. Also known as "aides memoir," these were used, usually by ladies, to record their daily activities and appointments. They consist of ivory covers with thin sheets that fan out and can be written on in pencil and erased. Both are 1-1/2" x 3" with German silver clasps, one has a cartouche on the cover and six sheets labeled Monday through Saturday (Sunday was typically omitted as the day of rest), there's a split in Friday. The other has four unlabeled sheets. Good+ 120-200 E-280 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2890/e-280 E-280. LOT OF TWO BOX SCRAPERS. Unusual type with tilting head and turned wooden handle by EC. Atkins of Indianapolis, 11" long, needs a cutter. And a Martin's brand manufactured by Samuel Tatum (Lamond Figure 8/28, top), 14" long. Good better 60-110 E-279 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2889/e-279 E-279. HAND SCRAPER. Unmarked but looks manufactured, cast iron hand with jaws that grip the scraping blade. 9" long. Well made and unusual. Good+ 50-100 E-276 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2886/e-276 E-276. NOVELTY SCREWDRIVER. Patented in 1884 by Captain Isaac Heysinger of Philadelphia as an early form of switchblade, with the knife blade concealed in the handle and extended with a flick of the wrist. It was subsequently adapted as a form of concealed blade screwdriver. Often found with vulcanized rubber handles, this is an unusual variant with a rosewood handle and the word "Novelty" and patent date on the blade. Fine 100-200 E-275 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2885/e-275 E-275. TOOL HANDLE. Millers Falls. Rosewood tool handle, 5" long, marked by Millers Falls and with the patent date for Charles Amidon's chuck mechanism, common in braces but rare in tool handles. The set includes eight tools with flat tangs which are unmarked but fit the handle, all in a sliding lid rosewood box. Fine 125-225 E-274 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2884/e-274 E-274. LOT OF SCREWDRIVERS. Millers Falls. Six total, two 8" No. 909 and four 8-1/2" No. 355. Like new. Fine 50-100 E-163 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2773/e-163 E-163. MACHINIST'S CHEST. Gerstner Bros. Oak, 9-1/2" x 26" and 16" tall, good felt lining, mirror, 10 drawers plus central compartment. Original hardware but leather handle reinforced. The lid has red felt that we haven't seen before, not sure if it?s a variation or replacement. Good+ 300-500 E-162 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2772/e-162 E-162. ANVIL. Cast iron, unsigned, 24-1/2" long x 10" x 12" high, one hardie hole and two pritchet holes, surface rust and well used. Good 60-120 E-161 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2771/e-161 E-161. BEAM DRILL. Unmarked and we're not sure who made it but we've seen several examples. Wooden base, 29" x 8", tilting upright that can be locked at different angles. The teeth are all intact and it works smoothly. The only apology is that the catch that should hold the drilling mechanism at the top has been replaced by a modern sliding bolt that works just as well. Good 80-150 E-160 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2770/e-160 E-160. BANDSAW SETTING MACHINE. Baldwin, Tuttle Bolton. Crank operated, cast iron, about 10" each side, with a plaque for the manufacturer. Baldwin, Tuttle Bolton manufactured saw fitting machinery in Grand Rapids, MI, around 1900. Good+ 60-120 E-159 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2769/e-159 E-159. CATTLE DEHORNER. Webster Dickinson. Improved Convex model marked "patent pending"; the patent was for the design of the curved blades and was received by George Webster of Christiana, PA, and manufactured by Webster Dickson, also of Christiana. The cutting head has been cleaned and oiled and in fine condition, the 25" original handles have some inactive worm. 40" long overall. Good+ 100-200 E-158 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2768/e-158 E-158. GRINDING WHEEL. Wheel is 13-1/2" in diameter, securely mounted in a well made wooden frame with dovetailed legs, cast iron hand crank with wood handle, 32" long by 24" wide (including handle), 38" tall. Talk with us before asking to ship. Good+ 80-150 E-157 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2767/e-157 E-157. CAST IRON BOOKBINDER'S PRESS. Unsigned, 12" x 18" and 13" tall. Black japanning is mostly gone and some surface rust, but works smoothly. Good 75-150 E-156 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2766/e-156 E-156. WALL MOUNTED DRILL PRESS. Champion Blower Forge Co. No. 92. 34" long overall, mounted on an old board, swiveling table, works very smoothly, keyed 1/2" Jacobs chuck. Good+ 100-200 E-155 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2765/e-155 E-155. BENCH VISE. Chas. Parker No. 106. 21" long closed, jaws are 5" x 1-1/2" and open 10". Black japanning, name, model number, and "Meriden, CT, USA" cast in raised yellow on sides. Very heavy, talk to us before asking to ship. Fine 100-200 E-154 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2764/e-154 E-154. WAGON JACK. Unsigned, wood body with cast iron straps, 36" high, the crank doesn't seem to work so it needs some work. Good- 60-120 E-110 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2720/e-110 E-110. PINKING MACHINE. Columbus Coated Fabric Corp. Pinking is the process of cutting scalloped or zigzag edges to cloth for decorative purposes or to prevent fraying. This one is cast iron, about 10" square and 8" high, clamps to a table and uses a hand crank to cut the edge. In near new condition with almost complete original decal. Fine 75-150 E-109 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2719/e-109 E-109. LOT OF TWO MINIATURE WHALEBONE TOOLS. A pick and a mattock or grubbing axe, heads about 3-1/2" and handles 5", unsigned but very nicely done. Fine 100-200 E-108 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2718/e-108 E-108. CHARCOAL SELF-HEATING IRON. Unmarked except for a "4" inside the lid, heating chamber is 8-1/2" long and 4" high with locking lid plus an elaborate iron and wood handle. Good+ 60-120 E-107 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2717/e-107 E-107. SAD IRON. Nelson Streeter No. 4. Part of Streeter's "Sensible" line, includes a 5" long cast iron block that was heated on the stove, and a detachable handle with a quick release latch. Good+ 60-120