Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 2021-05-08T19:15:37+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B58-600 2021-04-18T11:42:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:42:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7177/b58-600 B58-600 BALANCE BEAM SCALE. E. & T. Fairbanks. Solid brass, 11" beam with sliding weight stamped "41." Marked in Winchester Bushels, which were used in England to measure grain. Three separate scales, marked in "Lbs per bushel", "Labs & Oz", and "% of 4 ibs." The point at which it hangs has a threaded rod screwed into it,probably not original. No basket. Fairbanks, of St. Johnsbury, VT, was founded in 1823 and was one of the best known manufacturers of scales in the nineteenth century. Good 100-200 B58-599 2021-04-18T11:43:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:43:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7176/b58-599 B58-599 MACHINIST'S SQUARE. Disston & Morss. 3" ruled blade, 2" handle with owner's mark. Stamped on blade. Fine 100-200 B58-598 2021-04-18T11:44:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:44:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7175/b58-598 B58-598 LOT OF TWO PATTERNMAKER'S MARKING GAUGES. Stanley Nos. 197 & 198. Good clean examples of two of Stanley's nicer and less common gauges, with oval rosewood heads and steel stems (one on the 197 and two on the 198) with pie cutter wheels on one end and points on the other. Both have script marks on the stem, the 198 has a vee mark on one locking screws and both screws have corrosion. Good+ 150-250 B58-597 2021-04-18T11:45:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:45:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7174/b58-597 B58-597 MARKING GAUGE. Stanley No. 60. Stanley's oldest cast iron gauge, manufactured from 1874-1897. Super clean example of the older version without the hump, japanning 95%, some point left. Fine 60-120 B58-596 2021-04-18T11:46:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:46:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7173/b58-596 B58-596 SET OF TRAMMEL POINTS. An unusually elaborate and decorative set, cast brass bodies with elaborate cutouts, 2" in diameter, knurled locking screws , steel points, cast brass shoes. 7" long, on an exotic wood keeper bar. One of the nicest sets we've seen. Fine 150-300 B58-595 2021-04-18T11:47:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:47:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7172/b58-595 B58-595 TRY SQUARE. C.T. Skelton "Goat's Head.". 6" ruled blade with 4-1/2" brass framed rosewood handle. Blade has some light surface rust but no pitting, handle has some wear but no damage, light mark. Skelton was a Sheffield firm founded in 1859 that made edge tools but factored other tools; this is the first square marked by them we've seen. Good+ 100-200 B58-594 2021-04-18T11:48:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:48:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7171/b58-594 B58-594 LOT OF THREE SLITTING GAUGES. One by D. Flather & Sons, the other two unmarked but definitely English. Two have 9" ebony stems, the other 10", all with brass tips and original slitting blades. The Flather has a tombstone shaped ebony head with a crack, the other two are oval with brass facing. All in good clean condition, except for the crack. Good & better 150-250 B58-593 2021-04-18T11:49:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:49:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7170/b58-593 B58-593 FOLDING INCLINOMETER RULE. Chapin Stephens No. 036. Super clean example of the tool originally patented in 1858 and sold by L.C. Stephens, that would become the Stanley 036. Good original finish, boxwood very crisp, brass has oxidized but undamaged. Fine 150-250 B58-592 2021-04-18T11:50:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:50:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7169/b58-592 B58-592 ARCHITECT'S RULE. Stephens & Co. Unusually narrow at 3/4" and not numbered, but clearly marked by Stephens. Two-fold, two foot, unbound. Missing its face pins, very slightly sprung, boxwood darkened but clearly marked, one small chip near the center hinge and user initials carved in face. A very uncommon form of architect's rule. Good+ 80-150 B58-591 2021-04-18T11:51:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:51:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7168/b58-591 B58-591 ENGLISH & METRIC RULE. Stanley No. 68 E&M. Four-fold, two-foot unbound rule marked up to 60 cm on the reverse. Sweetheart mark. Not listed in Scott Lynk's book. Like new. Fine 300-600 B58-590 2021-04-18T11:52:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:52:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7167/b58-590 B58-590 CARPENTER'S RULE. Belcher Bros. Very early four fold, two-foot boxwood rule with steel arched hinges and tips. Marked "Belcher Brothers Maker" along edge. Hand marked divisions. Significant staining particularly around the interior hinges, but straight and undamaged, has its face pins. Good 100-200 B58-589 2021-04-18T11:53:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:53:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7166/b58-589 B58-589 INCLINOMETER RULE. Lufkin No. 863L. Super clean example of Lufkin's fourfold, two-foot folding rule with a level in the edge. Boxwood like new with original finish and crisp edges, brass slightly oxidized but undamaged. Fine 150-250 B58-588 2021-04-18T11:54:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:54:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7165/b58-588 B58-588 COMBINATION LEVEL RULE. Two fold, two foot, with brass plated steel hinges, steel tips and brass level vial with green fluid. Marked only "Warranted" and "Best Box"; probably English. Slightly sprung and some small stains but overall clean and clearly legible. In an old soldered steel case. Good+ 100-200 B58-587 2021-04-18T11:55:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:55:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7164/b58-587 B58-587 COMBINATION LEVEL RULE. E.P. Preston & Sons. Four fold, four foot rule with level vial in one edge. Ruled in millimeters on the inner faces. German silver hinges. Straight and clean, noting some light staining, mostly at the inner tips, has its pins and boxwood worn around the pin holes. Good+ 150-300 B58-586 2021-04-18T11:56:00+01:00 2021-04-18T11:56:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7163/b58-586 B58-586 ROUTLEDGE ENGINEER'S RULE. I. Aston. Invented in 1811 and described by Phil Stanley as "probably the most elaborately marked and graduated boxwood rules ever made." A two fold, two foot rule with a brass slide and with extensive tables used to perform common engineering calculations of the nineteenth century. Marked "I. Aston Original Maker" and engraved "T.H. Campbell 1845" around the hinge. There were two Isaac Astons, based on the date this was the father. Very slightly sprung, but clean and very clear markings, hard to believe its 175 years old. Fine 300-600 B58-420 2021-04-18T14:42:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:42:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6957/b58-420 B58-420 DADO PLANE. Ohio Tool Co. No. 47. 3/4" sole, original cutter and nicker, C mark. Good+ 30-60 B58-419 2021-04-18T14:43:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:43:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6956/b58-419 B58-419 ENGLISH CORNICE PLANE. Richard Routledge. Lying ogee and bevel, 2-3/4" profile, spring marked, 13" long. Cutter has slight skew. The body is stepped and there are two screw holes on the lower part where a tote may have been attached. Very clean. Good+ 100-200 B58-418 2021-04-18T14:44:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:44:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6955/b58-418 B58-418 COME-AND-GO DOUBLE MATCH PLANE. Ohio Tool Co. No. 75. Tongue and groove cutters in opposite directions in same body, sized for 5/8" boards. OTC made this available either as a pair or single plane. Both ends have been dinged but otherwise very clean; an uncommon OTC special purpose plane. Good+ 80-150 B58-417 2021-04-18T14:45:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:45:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6954/b58-417 B58-417 LOT OF TWO ENGLISH MOLDING PLANES. Quirk ogee by Christopher Gabriel, boxed quirk, old price marked on cheek with pencil, and a bead and scotia, spring marked, by Benjamin Frogatt. Wood very clean, user name and initials on both. Good+ 80-150 B58-416 2021-04-18T14:46:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:46:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6953/b58-416 B58-416 LOT OF MULTIFORM PLANES. The third version of Thomas Worrall's patented interchangeable tote planes, with a single slot and steel base, single handle with some rust and nine soles, including adjustable plank match set (one has improper wedge, two boxed side beads, two skew rabbets, two skew dados, and a panel raiser. From different sets with different degrees of patination but all in good clean condition marked with Worrall's patent on toe. Good+ 250-500 B58-415 2021-04-18T14:47:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:47:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6952/b58-415 B58-415 SET OF "BADGER" RABBETING PLANES. Rosewood with partial steel sole and low-angle cutter that extends 7/8" in from side. No fence. We've seen a few of these, and they're always found in left and right handed sets, marked with maker's name. One cutter is down to it's last 1/4". Good 60-120 B58-414 2021-04-18T14:48:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:48:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6951/b58-414 B58-414 MODERN MAKER. HNT Gordon Smoothing Plane. Made of Gidgee wood with removable transverse handle, 8-1/8" x 2-1/2" body, 2" iron. There's some residue on the wedge where it looks like there was a label or something taped, otherwise like new. A new one by this Australian maker would run you close to $220 US dollars. Good+ 120-240 B58-413 2021-04-18T14:49:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:49:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6950/b58-413 B58-413 SET OF CURVED SASH MOLDING PLANES. John Veit. Set of three planes with the same profile designed to make the molding around an arched window. Includes two 8" unhandled with matching left and right handed curves and a 13" handled plane to do the straight uprights, all with matching bevel, lying ogee, and quirk 2" profile. A mark. There are a few checks, but overall an exceptionally rare set by one of Philadelphia's premier planemakers. From the Carl Bopp collection. Good+ 400-800 B58-412 2021-04-18T14:50:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:50:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6949/b58-412 B58-412 TRANSITIONAL FORE PLANE. Stanley No. 28. Type 10 with 1892 patent date on cutter, "S" mark on lever cap. Japanning 95%, wood like new. Fine 80-150 B58-411 2021-04-18T14:51:00+01:00 2021-04-18T14:51:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6948/b58-411 B58-411 SOLID EBONY JOINTER. . Unsigned, razee body, 21-1/2" long, relatively narrow for a jointer with a 2" Berg Eskiltuna cutter. The closed tote has sapwood for the upper half giving it a striking appearance. The cap iron has very elaborate engraving announcing in Swedish that the steel in the cutter received a gold metal ("guldmedalier") in Paris in 1900 and Stockholm in 1897. Fine 200-400