Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-11-20T01:53:52+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-776 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3761/b-776 B-776. TRIPLE CLAW HAMMER. Zimmerman Patent. Patented by William Zimmerman in 1868 and manufactured by Plumb, this one like most is unmarked. Head has some dings and scrapes but no damage; handle is old and looks original, worn but solid. 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-775 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3760/b-775 B-775. PLANISHING HAMMER. Unmarked with very decorative turned iron handle and brass knob, 9" long. 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-774 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3759/b-774 B-774. STRAPPED TACK HAMMER. 12" long, beautifully made with a bulbous rosewood handle. There's a stamp in very small unobtrusive letters that looks like "Carpani" but could be "Carpa NJ." One of those tools that's just plain pretty. 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-773 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3758/b-773 B-773. LOT OF TWO TACK HAMMERS. One by C.S. Osborne, 5-1/2" head, 11" handle with original label, faded and coming loose, and an unsigned one with a brass head with steel tips, one magnetized, 5-1/2" head with 11" handle. Fine 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-772 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3757/b-772 B-772. LOT OF TWO HAMMERS. A Cheney No. 777 adze hammer, based on Benson's 1924 patent, clearly marked and in near mint condition; original handle with lighter patch where the label was. And a very clean strapped tack hammer, unmarked, original handle. 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** B-771 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3756/b-771 B-771. CLAW HAMMER. Very unusual shape, unsigned and probably craftsman made, a large rectangular head with decorative grooving, face is diamond shaped, head 7-1/2" overall, good original 13" hickory handle with what looks like a lignum wedge. 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-770 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3755/b-770 B-770. BILL POSTER HAMMER. Robertson Patent. Patented in 1902 by Arthur Robertson of Somerville, MA, and described simply as a magnetic tack hammer, these were marketed as being particularly well suited for posting handbills in hard to reach locations. Sold in multiple parts that could be screwed together, this is an example of the two-part version. Wood is like new and it has both of its original marked clips with minimal surface corrosion; one of the nicest examples we've seen. Fine 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** B-355 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3290/b-355 B-355. DOUBLE CLAW HAMMER. Voight Patent. Marked with George F. Voight's November 4, 1902 patent date, very faint but just legible, head has some dings but nothing major, good clean handle with scored grip. 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-354 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3289/b-354 B-354. LOT OF FOUR SILVERSMITH'S PLANISHING HAMMERS. One with large round face and bulbous handle, all unsigned, longest has 10" handle, all clean and undamaged, two have screws acting as wedges. 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-353 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3288/b-353 B-353. ROSEWOOD MALLET. Beautifully made from very dark grained rosewood, head is 4-1/4" long and 2-1/4" in diameter, 9-1/2" handle. Unsigned. It's been used for it's intended purpose and the head has mild denting, plus there's a chip from the handle, but it's still a beautiful piece of work. 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-352 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3287/b-352 B-352. PLATED PLANISHING HAMMER. Silver plated, 1-1/2" diameter face, cross peen, 5" long head, 9" tropical wood handle, signed "C.W. Miller" on head in engraved script. Some very minor spots of loss to the plating but overall and exceptionally attractive hammer. 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-351 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3286/b-351 B-351. CLAW HAMMER. Very unusual shape, unsigned and probably craftsman made, with a larger attachment to the face presumably to give it greater mass. Head 3" long, original 10" hickory handle with crossed wedges. 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-350 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3285/b-350 B-350. LOT OF THREE HAMMERS. C.S. Osborne 5/8 upholsterer's hammer with strapped handle; cobbler's hammer marked "hand forged"; and long pick hammer. All with good tight original handles. 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-349 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3284/b-349 B-349. LOT OF TWO BILL POSTING HAMMERS. A.R. Robertson. Patented in 1902 by Arthur Robertson of Somerville, MA, and described simply as a magnetic tack hammer, these were marketed as being particularly well suited for posting handbills in hard to reach locations. These were typically sold in multiple parts that screwed together but these are both one-part versions, one with a 28" handle (maybe old replacement) and a fair amount of surface rust, and one with a 23" handle, clean but missing one screw that holds the bill holding clip. 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-348 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3283/b-348 B-348. BEATING HAMMER. Double-faced cast iron head, 3-1/4" in diameter and 4" across, good original 6" turned handle. Probably used by a saddler. Fine 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** E-251 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2861/e-251 E-251. LOT OF THREE COMBINATION TOOLS. All combinations of hammers with pliers and other tools. One 12" long and in very clean condition unmarked, one marked "Handy" and "Patent Applied For", the third with the curved head is unmarked but we've seen it around. Good better 60-120 E-250 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2860/e-250 E-250. LOT OF SEVEN TACK AND TACK PULLING HAMMERS. Various designs including Lindley and Erickson patents, both unmarked. Mixed condition with a fair amount of rust. Mixed 70-140 E-249 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2859/e-249 E-249. LOT OF THREE HAMMERS. A perfect handle claw hammer, a strapped cross-pein metal workers hammer, and a brass headed metal workers hammer with steel tips. Good better. 60-120 E-248 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2858/e-248 E-248. LOT OF THREE SPECIALTY HAMMERS. Candy hammer with log shaped head, covered by a 1917 design patent issued to Sprenger Sorensen of Indianapolis, nickel plating worn off, good handle; a kitchen tool that includes a hammer, jar opener, and other stuff, design patent issued in 1938 to Ernest Cullen of San Diego and manufactured in Buffalo, moderate surface rust; and a brass combination bottle opener and candy hammer advertising Alamo Iron Works. Good 50-100 E-247 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2857/e-247 E-247. COMBINATION FENCING TOOL. The Atomic. Manufactured by Glaskin Mfg. Co. and always marked Pat. Pending, this is a nice clean example with only traces of its original red paint. Good 60-120 E-246 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2856/e-246 E-246. BERYLIUM HATCHET. Berylco. Berylium (actually a berylium copper alloy) was used in environments where sparks could lead to explosions; its more commonly found in hammers rather than edge tools since it doesn't hold a very good edge. This one has a 3" blade and is marked "H74" and also "BE CU", the elements that make up the alloy. 12" original handle with some splintering. Good 50-100 E-245 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2855/e-245 E-245. STRAPPED HAMMER. Good age and unusual design with the claw cast into the side, square poll, original 12" handle with initials "KK" carved. Good 60-120 E-244 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2854/e-244 E-244. VENEER HAMMER. C. Hammond No. 4. 4-1/2" long head, some dinging, good 11" rosewood handle with hanghole. Good 50-100 E-243 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2853/e-243 E-243. LOT OF TWO CLAW HAMMERS. One hand wrought with sharply angled claw and square poll, the other looks manufactured but unsigned with one claw shorter than the other, looks like it was made that way, both handles look original, hang hole on the handwrought one. Good 50-100 E-242 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2852/e-242 E-242. FIGURAL HAMMER. Mitteldorfer Straus Patent Goat Head. Larger version of the brass figural hammer, original handle but no trace of red paint and tight crack, face has some dings. Good 75-150