Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://finetoolj.com/ 2019-11-12T20:54:18+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B-599 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3584/b-599 B-599. YANKEE PLOW. F. Nicholson. 10" long with riveted iron skate, arms have both wedges which, uncommonly, are both on the front side of the arms and look original, and thumbscrews. Very clean, noting typical chips at both arm holes and old user initials stamped on right cheek. Very clear B mark. Extra nice. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 2000 - 4000 **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-598 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3583/b-598 B-598. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Pomeroy. 5/8" round, 9-3/4" by 3-1/2". Narrow flat chamfers, relieved wedge, clear A mark. Like new. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 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-597 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3582/b-597 B-597. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Branch. Cove and astragal with integral fence, 1" wide, plane is 10" by 3-3/8", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge, fluting. Super clean. Four stars in AWP. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 400 - 800 **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-596 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3581/b-596 B-596. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. I.B. Waltons. Very complex profile with ogee, fillet, astragal and beak, 1-1/2" wide, flat chamfers, relieved wedge. I.B. Waltons was the mark used by John and Benjamin Walton, the sons of John Walton, Jr., one of America's earliest planemakers. This is their A "In Reading" mark, very clear. 10-1/2" long, 3" high. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 400 - 800 **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-595 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3580/b-595 B-595. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. I. Walton. 3/8" side bead, 9-3/8" by 3", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge. Some chips that appear to result from the grain of the wood used to make the plane, but otherwise very clean. John Walton, Jr., was a maker in the second half of the 18th century in Reading, MA, who served as lieutenant in both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. A mark, faint but legible. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good+ 200 - 400 **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-594 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3579/b-594 B-594. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. C. Chelor. Half-lap or halving plane, designed to cut square rabbets for half-lap joints. See Whelan, Figure 6:23. Besides Chelor's A1 mark it is also marked by J. Biscos. Biscos was a cabinetmaker contemporary of Chelor whose mark is sometimes found on F. Nicholson and Chelor planes, and rates five stars in AWP. 9-3/4" x 3-1/8", flat chamfers, relieved wedge, like new. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 1000 - 2000 **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-593 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3578/b-593 B-593. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. F. Nicholson. 3/4" full round, 9-7/8" by 3", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge. B mark. A few scratches and dings, no real damage. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 600 - 1200 **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-592 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3577/b-592 B-592. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Pomeroy. 5/8" hollow, 9-5/8" by 3-1/4", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge. A mark. Simeon Pomeroy worked in Northampton and fought at Lexington. Like new; hard to believe its 25 years old. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 250 - 500 **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-591 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3576/b-591 B-591. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. I. Iones. Gunstocker's plane, 10" by 7/8" by 3-1/4". Narrow flat chamfers, relieved wedge, snail shaped escapement. A1 mark, plus "LG" user mark in circle in three places. Jethro Jones was an early black planemaker and associate of the better known Cesar Chelor, active in the 1750s and 1760s and a veteran of the Continental Army. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 500 - 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-590 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3575/b-590 B-590. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Dean. 5/8" side bead, 9-3/4" by 2-3/4", wide flat chamfers, unrelieved wedge, small hanghole at heel. Samuel Dean worked in Dedham, Mass, in the 1740s, this is his B mark (three stars), there's also a cartouche below it that appears to have been partially removed. Very clean. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 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-390 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3325/b-390 B-390. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY CORNICE PLANE. C. Chelor. Lying ogee, quirk bead and bevel, and lying ogee, 3-1/4" wide, integral fence, offset tote (loose with a crack), apprentice hole. 13" long, very clear A mark. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good+ 3000 - 6000 **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-389 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3324/b-389 B-389. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Dean. Recessed 1/4" quarter round, 10" by 3", wide flat chamfers with decorative fluting on toe and heel, unrelieved wedge. Dean worked in Dedham, Mass, in the 1740s, B mark (three stars). Old user name on toe. Very clean. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 250 - 500 **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-388 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3323/b-388 B-388. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY RABBET PLANE. N. Potter. 1-1/4" rabbet with 1/4" notch on side, 10-1/4" x 3", flat chamfers, relieved wedge, fluted toe and heel. Wood darkened in spots but very clean. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 400 - 800 **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-387 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3322/b-387 B-387. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. C. Chelor. 2-3/8" table round flat chamfers and relieved wedge. "Living in Wrentham" A mark. Decent example with wear and one chip near heel. 10" long by 3" high. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good 600 - 1200 **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-386 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3321/b-386 B-386. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. F. Nicholson 1-1/2" hollow with "Living in Wrentham" B mark, very clear, cutter is bent, heavy flat chamfers, some damage to left cheek. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good+ 800 - 1600 **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-385 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3320/b-385 B-385. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Dean. Astragal and cove with integral fence, 3/4" wide, 9-5/8" by 3-1/8", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge, decorative fluting at toe and heel. Samuel Dean worked in Dedham, Mass, in the 1740s, this is his A mark (four stars), there's also a cartouche below it that appears to have been partially removed. There's a little wear to the wedge but it's otherwise like new, very clear stamp. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 350 - 650 **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-384 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3319/b-384 B-384. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Doggett. 1-1/4" hollow, 10" by 3". Doggett's A mark (four stars) with some initials stamped under it, wide chamfers and flutes, relieved wedge. Wood darkened and some scratches on sole, otherwise very clean. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good+ 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-383 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3318/b-383 B-383. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. C. Chelor. Very uncommon profile, it cuts a 1" round but with an integral fence cocked at an angle. It may be a planemaker's mother plane. 10" by 3-1/4", wide flat chamfers, relieved wedge, decorative fluting at toe and heel. A mark, very clear, with an "HR" cartouche under it. Dark oxidized birch, very clean noting a small hole, too small for a hanghole, directly ahead of the wedge. A very nice and unusual Chelor. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Fine 900 - 1800 **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-382 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3317/b-382 B-382. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. Ion Ballou. 1/2" table hollow, 10" by 3-1/4". Heavy flat chamfers, decorative fluting at toe and heel, unrelieved wedge with small finial. Scratches on right cheek, tight crack in wedge, toe dented. Ballou was one of the earliest planemakers in Providence who fought in the French and Indian War and died in 1760. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 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-381 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3316/b-381 B-381. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. S. Dean. 1" ogee, 10" x 3". Samuel Dean worked in Dedham, Mass, in the 1740s, this is his B mark (three stars). Wide flat chamfers, unrelieved wedge, decorative fluting on toe and heel. Like new, noting a couple of scratches on the right cheek that may have been intended as a "W." From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. 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-380 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3315/b-380 B-380. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. Elisha Kilborn. Complex pattern with Bolection, 3/4" wide, plane is 10" by 3", wide flat chamfers, wedge is missing its finial, otherwise very clean noting some dents on the heel. Kilborn's mark is unrated in the latest edition of AWP but he is listed as working as a cabinetmaker in Wethersfield in the 1750s. From the collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson. Good+ 200 - 400 **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-235 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3170/b-235 B-235. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY RABBET PLANE. Tho Grant. 7/8" wide sole, 11-1/8" long and 3-1/4" high, wide flat chamfers, deeply oxidized wood has some scrapes and gouges but nothing serious. Mark resembles the B mark but with the "New:York" underneath Grant's name as in the A mark and with crowned "A B" owner initials. From the collection of Tom Witte. Good+ 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-096 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3031/b-096 B-096. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY MOLDING PLANE. Richard Elsmore. Recessed quarter round, 1/2" diameter, with two applied fences, 10-1/2" by 3-5/8", wide flat chamfers. Marked both "Elsmore" and "RE." Elsmore was a member of the Tallow Chandlers Company who was apprenticed to William Reynolds in 1701. See Don and Anne Wing's Early Planemakers of London. Darkly patinated red beech, very clean. Good+ 200 - 400 **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-092 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3027/b-092 B-092. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY PLANE. I. Small. Panel raiser with 9" sole, 2-1/4" skewed cutter, wooden depth stop. The "I Small" mark is noted but unrated in AWP but the appearance is definitely eighteenth century, and the cutter is by Robert Moore who worked in Birmingham from 1750-1770. Good clear mark, user stamp, wood well patinated but undamaged. 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** E-193 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 2019-04-19T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/2803/e-193 E-193. CORNICE PLANE. Eighteenth Century. Quirk and lying ogee, 3-1/2" total. Definitely eighteenth century with wide flat chamfers, the mark is very faint and obscured by wormholes but may be L. Ames. Darkly patinated beech, full of inactive worm, offset open tote, applied fence, apprentice hole with original handle. Good 100-200