55th Brown Tool Auction
November 1-2, 2019
Radisson Inn, Camp Hill, PA
Catalogs mail September 27th
Auction is online after September 30th
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THE TOOL SALE is on Friday, November 1st, a tradition for more than 34 years. Approximately 60 dealers filling nearly 80 tables with fine tools. Open 1 PM to 6 PM. No tool sale on Saturday.
THE AUCTION begins on Saturday at 9 AM and features the first installment from a legendary collection of infill planes, including a Type 1 Mathieson mitre plane and other rarities. Patented and metallic planes from several leading collections, including Lee stop chamfer, Sandusky scissor arm with floral decal, Birdsill Holly, Loughborough, Phillips and Mayo, and Leonard Bailey, as well as Stanley, Sargent, Metallic, and other makers. Plow planes, including unique examples from the Don Rosebrook and Tom Witte collections. Wrenches and planes from the Cecil Holmes collection. Eighteenth century wooden planes. Levels, rules, surveying and measuring instruments, saws, hammers, axes, chisels and edged tools, and much more. Over 750 lots of outstanding tools offered without reservations or reserves.

We have a new online bidding system! 

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Some things to note about our new online bidding system:
  • If you have not previously bid in our auctions starting in January 2019, you must create a new account and log in to bid.  If you bid on any previous auctions in 2019, you may use the account you previously registered. Please contact us if you have difficulty logging in.
    If you previously had an account on the old website, because this is a new system you will need to create a new account.
    How to create a new account:
  • Below the Login Form on the right side of the webpage, choose "Create an Account." Fill in the required information, and you can then log inwith that account going forward to place or review bids.
  • When logged into your account, the new system allows for a watch list and review of placed bids.
  • You will receive individual email confirmations for each bid placed. Please check your Spam folders and/or add finetoolj@gmail.com to your approved senders lists in your email settings if you are not receiving the confirmation emails. You can always check the "My Bids" section of the website to confirm or review any placed bids.
  • New search capabilities! You can search by keyword or browse by category.
  • Please feel free to email any suggestions you may have for the new system and we will look into it. We appreciate your patience as we transition to this new bidding platform.

We always recommend that you follow up with us to make sure we received your bid.

Brown Tool Auctions Information

Radisson Inn, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA.
(717) 763-7117 Radisson.com/camphillpa
Tool Auction room rate: $125.00

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55th Brown Tool Auction, November 1-2, 2019, Radisson Inn, Camp Hill, PA
56th Brown Tool Auction, April 3-4, 2020, Radisson Inn, Camp Hill, PA


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