Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-03-20T09:42:52+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-660 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2227/b-660 B-660 PATENT MODEL? No tags so we're not sure, but looks like one. It has two curved toothed jaws that are obviously supposed to grip something and a spring operated slide. All wood, including the jaws that you would expect to be metal. 14" by 5" wide. Well made, whatever it is.Good+ 200-400 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-659 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2226/b-659 B-659 PATENT MODEL. Stove. Patent No. 37,416, issued 1/13/1863 to William Wheeler of Poultney, VT. The model is comprised of three stacking sections and a base, 7-1/2" in diameter at the base and 16" high. Each section is tin lined with soapstone plates that are intended to provide a radiating surface for the heat. There are some cracks in the stones but they're all there. The original tag has become detached and is on a later ribbon, but present.Good+ 300-500 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-658 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2225/b-658 B-658 TRADE SHOW MEDAL. E.C. Atkins Co. Awarded to Atkins in 1874 by the Indiana State Board of Agriculture for its crosscut saw. Silver plated, 2" in diameter, good detailed casting and engraving. Nice. From the Don Rosebrook collection.Fine 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-657 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2224/b-657 B-657 LEATHER CREASING WHEEL. R. Hoole. Brass head, 3" in diameter, with decorative pattern, mounted on a 15-1/2" handle with a split but still solid. Hoole was a New York based manufacturer of bookbinders and leatherworking tools in the mid 1800s.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-656 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2223/b-656 B-656 LETTER HOLDER. K Diamond. Two decorative cast iron legs, black japanning, with 3-1/2" spring between them to hold snail mail. Marked "K Diamond" and "Pat'd 4/3/1886" but we weren't able to locate the patent.Fine 50-100 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-655 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2222/b-655 B-655 PENCIL SHARPENER. F. S. Webster Co. Clearly marked with patent date of June 21, 1892, some loss of japanning retouched but otherwise very nice example.Good+ 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-654 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2221/b-654 B-654 PENCIL SHARPENER. Climax No. 2. Introduced in 1912 by the Automatic Pencil Sharpener Co. of Chicago and covered by several patents, it featured a sliding spring powered plate that would hold the pencil and feed it into the sharpener, ideal for the person too lazy to hold the pencil while sharpening. This is a clean and working example, with its original shavings drawer and good clear label, minor paint loss.Good+ 150-300 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-653 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2220/b-653 B-653 PENCIL SHARPENER. Pointmaster. Patented in 1936 and marketed by the Marble Co. of Chicago, this is the less common chrome plated version. Beautiful art deco design, complete and functional.Fine 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-652 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2219/b-652 B-652 PENCIL SHARPENER. Dandy. Introduced in 1915 by the Automatic Pencil Sharpener Co. of Chicago and covered by several patents, it featured a sliding spring powered plate that would hold the pencil and feed it into the sharpener, ideal for the person too lazy to hold the pencil while sharpening. This is a clean and working example, with its original shavings drawer and label, faded but intact.Good+ 150-300 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-651 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2218/b-651 B-651 PENCIL SHARPENER. Chelsea Technically known as the "Standard" pencil sharpener but usually referred to as the Chelsea after its manufacturer, this very rare sharpener, sold only for a few years at the dawn of the last century, used a circular sheet of sandpaper rather than blades. This one doesn't have the sandpaper disk but is otherwise complete and working, with remnants of its original silver paint. One of these set the world's record for an antique pencil sharpener sold at auction.Good+ 2000-4000 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-650 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2217/b-650 B-650 LOT OF TWO ANTIQUE PENCIL SHARPENERS. An early Roneo with cast iron top and original shavings drawer, missing the front assembly that would have held the pencil and unreadable label, and a "Wizard" manufactured by the Automatic Pencil Sharpener Co. of Chicago, one of the first sharpeners to have a rotating wheel to accommodate different diameter pencils.Good better 125-250 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-649 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2216/b-649 B-649 GARDENING TOOL. Star Patent Daisy Grubber. Used to dig up dandelions and other long-rooted weeds. The spoon shape behind the fork rests on the soil and provides leverage. 15-1/2" long, turned walnut handle with a tight crack and some inactive worm, with "Star Patent" and a star cast into the reverse. Lee Valley was sufficiently impressed by the design to produce a modern reproduction, but this is the original.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-648 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2215/b-648 B-648 OIL CAN. Jos. Lucas No. 40. Solid brass, with a thumb operated pump, 8" long. Jos. Lucas of Birmingham was founded in 1860 by an unemployed paraffin seller and grew into an industrial giant. Very clean and never polished, a few small dents.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-647 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2214/b-647 B-647 PATENT MODEL. Pot Cover. Patent No. 173,766, issued 2/22/1876 to George Clements of New Milford, PA. The claimed improvement is for the design of the vent on the side to allow steam to escape and permit draining of liquids. 12" in diameter, with the tag attached by its original ribbon (there's a chunk missing but most of the name and the patent number are present, and it's broken in half but both halves included) plus a second tag that has picture glued to it and a third showing that it was part of the collection auctioned by O. Rundle Gilbert.Good+ 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-646 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2213/b-646 B-646 TOOL HANDLE. Keen Kutter. Super clean 6" rosewood tool handle with eight original tools in handle. Like new with original KK hardware tag.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-645 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2212/b-645 B-645 TOBACCO CUTTER. Holmes Patent. Patented in 1866 by Elijah Holmes of Lynn, MA. Unmarked but matches the patent description. 10" long with "Peace And Good Will" cast in one side and highlighted in gold paint, typical surface rust, mounted on a wood base.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-265 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1832/b-265 B-265 HAND VISE. Avery Patent. Patented in 1890 by Frederick Avery of Chicago. 2" long with different sized notches on each side tightened by a thumbscrew. It was designed as a pocket tool for tightening bicycle spokes, but could also be scaled up to use as a pipe wrench. Marked with the patent date and "Avery Jenness, Chicago"; Charles Jenness was an assignee of the patent. According to an ad reprinted in the Missouri Valley Wrench Club newsletter this thing was advertised as "The Chicago Grip." Only one we've ever seen.Fine 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-264 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1831/b-264 B-264 INK BOTTLE. Carter Ink Co. Cobalt blue cathedral style bottle, six sides with quatrefoil design, 9-1/2" tall. In like new condition.Fine 75-150 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-263 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1830/b-263 B-263 RAILROAD SIGNAL LANTERN. Dressel. Produced by the Dressel Railway Lamp Co. for the Reading railroad and marked by Reading, 9-1/2" tall plus handle, clear glass globe, clean and complete.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-262 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1829/b-262 B-262 SAW SET. Otis Smith. Otis Smith, maker of the Fales patent plane, also made a wide variety of tools and firearms. This saw set was introduced in 1912; nickel plated with a rosewood handle, it's widely considered one of the prettiest of sawsets. It didn't sell well and is also among the rarest. Nickel plating complete, a few flecks of rust.Fine 150-300 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-261 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1828/b-261 B-261 SURVEYOR'S CROSS STAFF. Used primarily in Europe and sometimes called a French staff. You mount it on a Jacob's staff and sight through the slits in the body. Unsigned, solid brass, 2-5/8" in diameter and 6" long with mount.Fine 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-260 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1827/b-260 B-260 COMBINATION INK STAND AND POSTAGE SCALE. Engraved metal with a cast angel, two glass inkwells with lids, postage scale graduated to 8 oz. 6" x 4" base, 6" high. In beautiful condition.Fine 300-500 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-259 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1826/b-259 B-259 BUTTER CHURN. Dazey Patent. Model 180B with half gallon tin container, works perfectly, still has much paint and crank and paddle work perfectly. A rare size and type.Good+ 200-400 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-258 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1825/b-258 B-258 DOUBLE SNAIL INKWELL DESK SET Unsigned, engraved metal with two molded glass snail-shaped inkwells on rotating arms. Also has a pen wiper and second compartment. 9-1/2" x 4-1/2" base. Marked on base with two 1879 patent dates we were unable to locate. One minor chip from the end of one cutout in the base, otherwise beautiful condition.Good+ 200-400 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-257 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 2019-02-26T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/1824/b-257 B-257 WHIP HANGER. Cast iron, 13" in diameter and suspended from a chain in a harness shop, whips can be hung from it. Whips not included.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.