Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetoolj.com/ 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B59-636 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8046/b59-636 B59-636 CARPENTER'S ADZE. C.L. Anson. 4" blade, square poll, "W.W. Bryan" and "C.L. Anson, Maker" cast under blade. 23" original handle with a split in the end. There's a peg through the handle apparently intended to keep the head from sliding down the handle. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 100-200 B59-635 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8045/b59-635 B59-635 TWYBILL. Smith made with elaborate decoration. 2" blade, 18" long with original 6" socket handle. Surface oxidation but no pitting. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 150-250 B59-634 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8044/b59-634 B59-634 CARPENTER'S ADZE. H. Wing. 4-1/4" edge with "H. Wing Cast Steel" cast underneath, square poll, original 22-1/2" handle, chip from end. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 80-150 B59-633 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8043/b59-633 B59-633 FRENCH BROAD AXE. 13-1/2" blade, ground one side, 17" offset handle. Has "Delaye Ajullie" cast into the blade. Super clean. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 150-250 B59-632 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8042/b59-632 B59-632 MORTISE AXE. Smith made, 3" laid in edge, 20-1/2" long, with short wrought iron handle. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 80-150 B59-631 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8041/b59-631 B59-631 HAND FORGED FROE HEAD. 9" long, unsigned but well made. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 60-120 B59-630 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8040/b59-630 B59-630 SLITTING GAUGE. Massive user made gauge, 16" stem with iron blade and 10" curved head with handwrought locking thumbscrew and plates. Well made with serious age. From the collection of Dennis Fisher. Good+ 100-200 B59-629 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8039/b59-629 B59-629 HOLLOWING ADZE. 6" blade, square poll, original 4" handle with chip from end. Has the name "D.W. Va;" cast twice in blade, a name we have been unable to identify, but clearly old. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 100-200 B59-628 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8038/b59-628 B59-628 SHAPING HATCHET. 4-1/2" laid in edge, ground right side, 8" offset handle is an old replacement that looks proper. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 100-200 B59-627 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8037/b59-627 B59-627 FRENCH SABOTMAKER'S AXE. 8 1/2" edge, 13" original bulbous handle with some cracks and inactive worm. There are some markings cast into the blade, including "B. Costamms", the rest is illegible. Light surface pitting, good sharp edge. From the collection of Hank Allen. Fine 200-400 B59-308 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7718/b59-308 B59-308 BEARDED MORTISE AXE. 3-1/4" blade, 8" head with 1" step. It's manufactured, with a "Circle R" trademark and a name that is illegible. 20-1/2" handle that looks like it was made from a branch, splits in end. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 80-150 B59-307 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7717/b59-307 B59-307 FELLING AXE. Oliver Hunt & Co. 4-3/4" blade, with "O. Hunt & Co. Douglas" and "Warranted Cast Steel" cast by the poll. Hunt worked in Douglas, MA, from 1815 through 1830. 27" handle with a steel cap on the end and a rope through hole about 2/3 of the way down. Has "Henry McKenna's Axe" scratched in the handle. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 60-120 B59-306 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7716/b59-306 B59-306 MATTOCK. Also known as a grubbing axe. Smith made, unsigned. 2-3/4" edge, 15" head with unusual square poll, original 21" handle. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 80-150 B59-305 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7715/b59-305 B59-305 HAY OR PUMPKIN CUTTER. That's what Hank's tag says, and who are we to argue? Trident-shaped blade, 12" across the open end and ground along the inside. 17" D- handle with a forged foot step that slides along it so the user can step on it to force it down. Smith made and unsigned. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 150-225 B59-304 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7714/b59-304 B59-304 TURF AXE. 15-1/2" blade, a couple of touchmarks, original 27" handle. Good 80-150 B59-303 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7713/b59-303 B59-303 AGRICULTURAL KNIFE. Unusual design that we're not familiar with but clearly intended for some agriculture purpose, possibly in a vineyard. Unsigned, 12" head, original 17" tang handle with decorative carving, a little loose. Good+ 100-200 B59-302 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7712/b59-302 B59-302 HAND AXE. Stanley Foursquare. Good head with 3-1/2" blade, Foursquare mark on one side and sweetheart on the other, original solid 16" handle. Good+ 50-100 B59-301 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7711/b59-301 B59-301 DOUBLED-BITTED FELLING AXE. Hibbard, Spencer & Bartlett. Part of HS&B's "OVB" (Our Very Best) line, with the mark cast into one face, partly obscured. 4-1/2" edges. Original 31" handle with splits at end wrapped with tape. Both edges protected by metal guards held in place with a web belt. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good 80-150 B59-300 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7710/b59-300 B59-300 FIREMAN'S AXE. 9" blade and 4" spike, originally plated but mostly worn off, unsigned, 29" original handle. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 100-200 B59-299 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7709/b59-299 B59-299 BUZZARD WING SIDE AXE. Found in Buena Vista, CO, and presumably taken there by someone from Northeast Pennsylvania where this design was originated. 12" blade, ground right handed, original 15" offset handle. No marking, overall surface pitting. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good 80-150 B59-298 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7708/b59-298 B59-298 BOWL ADZE. Early, smith made with faint touchmark on underside, 3" blade, square poll, 19" handle that looks original. Light pitting consistent with age. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 80-150 B59-297 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7707/b59-297 B59-297 FELLING AXE HEAD. Bedford Lance Axe. Double bitted, 4" edges, 9-1/2" wide. Black paint nearly perfect, one small tear in the paper label. Fine 200-400 B59-296 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7706/b59-296 B59-296 1783 GOOSEWING AXE HEAD. 14" blade ground both sides. It has an "IHS" touchmark, which is a Christogram, or monogram for the Greek name of Jesus, as well as two additional "IH" touchmarks, the date 1783, and elaborate additional decoration, flat poll. No handle, and a chip from the edge of the socket. A very attractive axe head. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 200-400 B59-295 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7705/b59-295 B59-295 HAND AXE. Smith made, very unusual basket-weave type design fastening the handle. 3-1/4" blade, original 14-1/2' handle. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good 80-150 B59-294 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7704/b59-294 B59-294 VINEYARD AXE HEAD. Unsigned and smith made, 21" blade, folded socket, no handle, moderate pitting consistent with age. Good 80-150