Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 York2023-250 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9984/york2023-250 York2023-250 TRANSIT. C.L. Berger. 2-1/2" needle, marked with Berger's 4/28/69 patent, 4" vertical circle, 7" telescope with good optics and hanging level. Box is worn and dirty but intact with good leather straps and Berger label in lid. Good+ 200-300 York2023-249 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9983/york2023-249 York2023-249 PATENTED BEVEL. L.D. Howard. Good example of Howard's 1867 patent, the version manufactured by him in St. Johnsbury, VT, before Star Tool. 5-3/8" handle, brass with rosewood infill stamped with Howard's name and patent date, user initials punched into end. 8" blade. Stamp is light but legible. Missing its level vial but otherwise very clean. From the collection of Don Rosebrook. Good 80-150 York2023-248 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9982/york2023-248 York2023-248 BEVEL. J. T. Langlais Patent. Marked with maker name and 6/12/94 patent date, this unique bevel has rotating gears at joint which allow angle of blade to easily move into various positions and then be locked with two cam levers, or blade can be folded into body for storage or transport. Wood looks like mahogany with brass trim, one hole drilled in and some chips and dings. From the collection of Don Rosebrook. Good+ 120-240 York2023-247 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9981/york2023-247 York2023-247 COMBINATION LEVEL RULE. Lufkin No. 2062. Lufkin's threefold, two foot rule with level vial in the center section. Overall light wear and staining but straight and tight with good level vial. Good 60-120 York2023-246 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9980/york2023-246 York2023-246 LOT OF TWO SIXFOLD CARPENTER RULES. Stanley Nos. 58 and 58-1/2. Both sixfold, three foot. The No. 58-1/2 is the uncommon brass bound version. Neither signed by Stanley, some surface wear and missing pins, but straight and tight with no damage. Two of Stanley's least common rules. Good+ 150-300 York2023-245 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9979/york2023-245 York2023-245 PLUMB BOB WITH REEL. 2" long brass bob with three 3" brass arms protruding from it, it has a loop on both ends, cord is wound on a 1-1/2" brass reel. A couple of patches of greenish corrosion. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 100-200 York2023-244 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9978/york2023-244 York2023-244 PLUMB BOB WITH REEL. Solid brass bob with no steel tip, 3-1/2", dent in side but otherwise undamaged, with a carved wood reel. Good+ 80-150 York2023-243 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9977/york2023-243 York2023-243 ROPE GAUGE. Belfast Ropework Company. 4" long, boxwood with brass caliper marked by Belfast, lavishly covered with rope scales. Fine 60-120 York2023-242 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9976/york2023-242 York2023-242 LOT OF FOUR 6' TAPE MEASURES. All by Stanley, two No. 6386 "direct reading," one with square and one with round body, and two Farrand-types: a No. 5306, and a Foursquare No. 3306 with black enamel. Good & better 100-200 York2023-241 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9975/york2023-241 York2023-241 ULTIMATUM STYLE MORTISE GAUGE. Wm. Marples Patent. 6" square brass stem with ebony fill, square ebony head with brass plate, marked with Marples' 1848 patent for the point adjustment mechanism, one point worn flat, some overall wear. Good+ 60-120 York2023-240 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9974/york2023-240 York2023-240 ULTIMATUM STYLE MORTISE GAUGE. Thos. Ibbotson. 6-3/4" solid brass stem, brass plated square ebony head with sapwood streaks, Ibbotson mark faint but legible, points very sharp. One of the nicest examples we've ever seen. Fine 100-200 York2023-239 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9973/york2023-239 York2023-239 PLUMB SQUARE. Wrought iron and smith made. There are two legs that end in points, a plumb line in the middle (bob missing), an adjusting lever at the top and a locking thumbscrew on one of the legs. It looks like the idea is to place the legs on the surface, and adjust the sliding leg until the plumb shows that its level. The legs are 25" and the handle is 15", has the words "Destree No Finistre[?]" scratched into one leg. From the collection of John Sindelar. Good+ 80-150 York2023-238 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9972/york2023-238 York2023-238 T-SQUARE. Double head, one rotates to mark angles. Head is ebony and brass, 11-1/2" wide with locking brass screw, 18-1/4" steel blade. User name lightly marked but no maker's name. Fine 80-150 York2023-237 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9971/york2023-237 York2023-237 LOG RULE. Unsigned and hand ruled. 36" long, octagonal body, brass ferrule and cap, wood oxidized but markings clear. Fine 60-120 York2023-61 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9795/york2023-61 York2023-61 SLIDING T-BEVEL. 14" blade, 10" ebony and brass handle. Manufactured and looks familiar but no legible mark. Good+ 50-100 York2023-60 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9794/york2023-60 York2023-60 SET OF TRAMMEL POINTS. User made and marked by one J.L. Bowen, brass heads with decorative shape and cutouts, 4" by 1-3/4" long. Steel points and knurled locking screws, 5-1/2" long overall. On a 10" keeper bar. Good+ 60-120 York2023-59 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9793/york2023-59 York2023-59 CENTER FINDER SQUARE. Decorative cast iron, 6" across, on a 12" Lufkin No. 65 universal rule. Good+ 60-120 York2023-58 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9792/york2023-58 York2023-58 LOG CALIPER. Unsigned and user made, 31" with sliding lower jaw held by a clever leaf spring mechanism. Looks like maple, marking clear, well made and works smoothly. Fine 100-200 York2023-57 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9791/york2023-57 York2023-57 PANEL GAUGE. Craftsman made, 23" stem, decoratively carved head, 9" wide, locked with an ebony wedge, good sharp point. From the collection of Dennis Fisher. Fine 80-150 York2023-56 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9790/york2023-56 York2023-56 PLUMB BOARD. 27-1/2" wide and 14" high, original brass bob. Well made and functional. Good+ 60-120 York2023-55 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9789/york2023-55 York2023-55 BRASS PLUMB BOB. Onion shape, 5-1/2" overall with steel point and several knurled rings. Unmarked. Fine 60-120 York2023-54 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9788/york2023-54 York2023-54 BRASS PLUMB BOB. Cone shaped, 4-1/4" long with iron tip, stamped with the name "G.W. Stark." Good+ 60-120 York2023-53 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9787/york2023-53 York2023-53 BRASS HEADED MORTISE GAUGE. Ebony 6-1/2" stem, solid brass oval head, mortise point adjusted by end thumbscrew. Unsigned, both points very sharp. Good+ 60-120 York2023-52 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9786/york2023-52 York2023-52 SLITTING GAUGE. Ward and Payne. 9" stem, 2-3/4" wedge locked head, rosewood, original slitting blade held in a brass head. Marked by W&P of Sheffield and with a British patent number 14734, both marks faint but legible. Good+ 60-120 York2023-51 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9785/york2023-51 York2023-51 ULTIMATUM STYLE MORTISE GAUGE. All ebony, 6-1/2" stem with oval brass plated head, British locking screw. There's what looks like a maker's name stamped on it but it's too faint to read. Points still sharp, a few dings but no damage. Good+ 60-120