Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetoolj.com/ 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B60-527 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8717/b60-527 B60-527 ADJUSTABLE WAGON WRENCH. Oliver No. 3. Patented in 1907 by William Oliver and manufactured by the Oliver Mfg. Co. of Chicago. This one is marked "Pat. Apl'd For" so early. Schulz #205. 20" long, nice and clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60-120 B60-526 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8716/b60-526 B60-526 MONKEY WRENCH. Robinson Patent. Patented in 1885 by Squire Robinson of Southington, CT. They were manufactured by Peck, Stowe & Wilcox but this one is marked just "Robinson Patent." 18", wooden handle, nice and clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60-120 B60-525 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8715/b60-525 B60-525 NUT WRENCH. Trimont Manufacturing. 18" version of the wrench based on Vinton's 1911 patent for the nut guard intended to prevent inadvertent changes in the setting. Very clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60-120 B60-524 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8714/b60-524 B60-524 WAGON WRENCH. Joy No. 1. Patented 1898 by Aden Joy of Rockingham, NH, and first manufactured by him; later manufactured as the Safety Wrench by E.R. Klemm of Chicago. This is the early pre-Klemm version with the patent date and Joy's name and address cast into the handle. Some loss of nickel plating and wooden handle is worn. Schulz ##220, 221. 10" long. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 60-120 B60-523 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8713/b60-523 B60-523 LOT OF TWO QUICK ADJUSTING NUT WRENCHES. Gellman Wrench Corp. Two examples of the uncommon "Polly" wrench, patented in 1923 by Israel Gellman and manufactured in Rock Island, IL, in the 9" and 12" sizes. The 12" is like new, the 9" has more wear but still works smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good & better 60-120 B60-522 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8712/b60-522 B60-522 BASIN WRENCH. Trimont Manufacturing. Marked with Trimont's "Trimo" trademark and also marked "Pat. Apl'd For." Trimont was known for its line of pipe wrenches but we've been unable to locate the patent for this basin wrench. 10" long, closes with a knurled knob. Japanning about 50%. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 60-120 B60-521 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8711/b60-521 B60-521 LOT OF TWO PIPE WRENCHES. Trimont Manufacturing. Two examples of Trimont's original "Trimo" brand, based on Vinton's two 1889 patents. In the 10" and 8" sizes; the 10" is like new. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good & better 60-120 B60-520 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8710/b60-520 B60-520 LOT OF TWO MONKEY WRENCHES. L & A.G. Coes. Two early examples of the screw wrenches that were the foundation of the Coes empire. One is 21" and marked with the 12/28/75 and 5/2/77 patents, wood handle, the other is 18" and marked only "Manufactured under Coes Patents", perfect style wood handle. Good & better 100-200 B60-519 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8709/b60-519 B60-519 MONKEY WRENCH. H.D. Smith & Co. "Perfect Handle." 22", long stamped with four patent dates and company name. Metal has been cleaned but not overpolished, wood handle very clean, works smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60-120 B60-518 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/8708/b60-518 B60-518 LOT OF TWO WRENCHES. A ratchet socket wrench, patented by George Wright in 1914 and manufactured by Chicago Mfg. & Distributing Co., 11". Plus a combination pipe, nut and wagon wrench, unmarked but well made, 11". From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good & better 60-120 B59-532 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7942/b59-532 B59-532 MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Jackson Patent. 4-1/2" model of Joel Jackson's 1866 patent for an adjustable nut wrench. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 200-400 B59-531 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7941/b59-531 B59-531 MODEL WRENCH. Jim Keats Model of Iverson Patent. 4" model of John Iverson's 1891 quick adjust nut wrench with its spring-loaded mechanism by Jim Keats, whose models are not as well known as those by Hilary Klein but equally well made and prized by collectors. In a mahogany and oak box with floral design. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 200-400 B59-530 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7940/b59-530 B59-530 WRENCH. Bonney "Masterpiece". Double headed combination nut and pipe wrench originally patented by Charles Bonney in 1902 and improved by Joseph Baker's 1904 patent, marketed by the Bonney Vise and Tool Works of Philadelphia. 11" long, unmarked but very clean, with wooden handle. Unlike most, still has its original pipe wrench jaw insert with the pipe cutter. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 100-200 B59-529 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7939/b59-529 B59-529 WRENCH. Diamond Wrench Co. Patented 10/16/83 by Henry Thompson of Farmington, ME, and manufactured by the Diamond Wrench Co. of Portland, featured a wingnut on shaft to close the double jaw head, one with nut wrench jaws and one for buggy or wagon nuts. 15" length, wooden handle, dinged up and nut jaws slightly sprung. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 50-100 B59-528 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7938/b59-528 B59-528 COACH WRENCH. All metal coach wrench, single jaws, 14" long with hexagonal handle. No marking except for a very faint "Highgate." From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 50-100 B59-527 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7937/b59-527 B59-527 COACH WRENCH. All steel with checked handle, 12" long, marked "Stahl Geschmiedet" (forged steel), so German. Some dinging, jaw closing is stiff. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 50-100 B59-526 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7936/b59-526 B59-526 RAPID ADJUSTING WRENCH. King Patent. Patented 6/24/90 by Erasmus King of Lee's Summit, MO, and manufactured by King & Hough. Unmarked but clearly corresponds to the patent drawing, except that the patent shows a double headed nut and pipe wrench and the handful of known examples are just nut wrenches. Schulz No. 498. Spring-loaded sliding lower jaw locked by a lever just above the wooden handle in the rear. 10-1/2" long, works smoothly, jaws very slightly sprung. A very rare wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 150-300 B59-525 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7935/b59-525 B59-525 WRENCH. Shaffer No. 2. Double-headed nut and pipe wrench, all steel, with adjusting nut at the end of the handle. Marked "Pat. Pending", it was subsequently patented on 10/26/09 by Daniel Shaffer of Chattanooga, OK, who also manufactured it. Tight crack in the head, damage to one of the guides for the head. 12-1/2" long. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 60-120 B59-524 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7934/b59-524 B59-524 LOT OF TWO SELF-ADJUSTING PIPE WRENCHES. Not marked but we've seen them around. One 13-1/2", one 15", some overall dinging but no serious damage. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 80-150 B59-523 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7933/b59-523 B59-523 LOT OF TWO CUTOUT WRENCHES. One marked 'Blackhawk", four square wrench jaws and a hammer head, 8" long, remnants of yellow paint; the other 5" long and marked "Granite State." From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 80-150 B59-218 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7628/b59-218 B59-218 MODEL WRENCH. Jim Keats Model of Houlehan Patent. 4" model of James Houlehan's 1891 quick adjust nut wrench, sold by Toledo Wrench Company, by Jim Keats, whose models are not as well known as those by Hilary Klein but equally well made and prized by collectors. In is original oak box with floral design. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 200-400 B59-217 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7627/b59-217 B59-217 MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Quick Adjust Monkey Wrench. 4" all brass model. Unlike most of Klein's models, it doesn't include a copy of the patent, and the only other one we've seen was also missing the patent. It looks like Schulz No. 513, which also was unidentified. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 200-400 B59-216 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7626/b59-216 B59-216 WRENCH. Campbell Patent. Patented 8/27/78 by Peter Campbell of Carrollton, PA, and manufactured by Benton Mfg. Co. of New York. An open end box adjustable box wrench locked by a sliding collar, and with a pair of crimping jaws at the other end designed to crimp the bolt threads so the nut can't vibrate off. 9-1/2" long, metal has significant pitting, but a complete example of a rare wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 80-150 B59-215 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7625/b59-215 B59-215 PLIERS. L.S. Starrett Expansion Pliers. Patented by Laroy himself on 1/3/11. Basically a pair of pliers with expanding nut wrench type jaws activated by a worm gear. 7" long, jaws open to 1-3/4". One of Starrett's less common tools, in like new condition. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 120-240 B59-214 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/7624/b59-214 B59-214 ADJUSTABLE NUT AND PIPE WRENCH. Champion. Patented 3/15/21 by Paul Tumulla of Chicago. Nut and pipe jaws in head with lower job that slides and is locked by squeezing the handle. The Champion Wrench Co. was formed the following year to market "the greatest improvement since the monkey wrench" but it sank without a trace. A rare wrench in very clean condition. 8" long. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 100-200