Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetoolj.com/ 2020-09-23T12:38:39+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B56-520 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5461/b56-520 B56-520. COMBINATION RATCHET WRENCH. Keystone "Nonpareil." Patented in 1883 by Charles Myers (Schulz 153 154) and sold by Keystone Mfg. 8-1/2", works smoothly, very clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-519 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5460/b56-519 B56-519. MONKEY WRENCH. Manvel Lindsay. Patented in 1865 by John Lindsay and manufactured first by Manvel Lindsay of New York, subsequently by Coes. The patented feature is a strengthening rib along the back side of the stem. 15", wooden handle, threads slightly chipped but still works. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 50 - 100 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-518 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5459/b56-518 B56-518. COMBINATION WRENCH. Boardman Patent. Actually originally patented in 1865 by A.W. Park, but improved and marketed in 1866 by Byron Boardman, subsequently sold by Tower Lyon. Combination nut and pipe wrench and hammer. Marked with the patent dates and originally with Boardman's name although all but the "B" is obscured. Has the often-missing insert in the pipe jaws. Owner initials punched in side, otherwise very clean. 6". Good+ 50 - 100 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-517 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5458/b56-517 B56-517. LOT OF THREE DOUBLE-ENDED WRENCHES. Baxter Patent. Unmarked as many are but clearly examples of William Baxter's 1868 patent, comprised of two sliding plates so that tightening the central screw simultaneously closes the jaws on either end. One 11", like new, the other two are 8" with some pitting but still work smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good better 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-516 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5457/b56-516 B56-516. ADJUSTABLE WRENCH. Pollock's Automatic. Nut wrench with a spring-loaded head and thumb lock. It's marked "Pollock's Automatic" and "Patent Pending." Charles Pollock, of Galesburg, IL, received both British and Canadian patents (in 1906 and 1908), but apparently never received a US patent although he manufactured his wrench in Galesburg and subsequently in Madison, WI. 9" long, works smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-515 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5456/b56-515 B56-515. PIPE WRENCH. Lownes Mfg. Co. Covered by several patents issued to Phineas Lownes and others. The basic gimmick is that you can remove the jaw, rotate the central adjusting knob, and re-insert the jaw from the side. The version shown in Schulz No. 623, 12-1/2" long, very clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good better 100 - 180 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-514 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5455/b56-514 B56-514. WRENCH. Bristol Patent. Patented June 26, 1855, by Charles Bristol of Naugatuck, CT, it features five different size box wrenches on a rotating iron head, locked in place by a sliding pin on the handle. 10" long overall, marked just with the patent. It was described in Scientific American at the time as "Bristol's Rotating Wrench", but the manufacturer is unknown. Part of the central nut appears to have chipped off but it doesn't affect the function. From the collection of Bud Steere. Good+ 80 - 150 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-513 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5454/b56-513 B56-513. TOOLMAKER'S VICE. Norris. Besides infill planes, Norris of London also made a few other tools, including very well engineered precision toolmaker's vises. Complete examples are very rare. This one is complete with bench clamp and adjustable head, 9" long overall, and in near mint condition, stamped with "Norris London." Fine 100 - 200 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-512 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5453/b56-512 B56-512. KNIFE HANDLE WRENCH. Coes Wrench Co. 12", marked with the 4/30/95 and 5/15/00 patents. Wood handle fine, nickel plating on head is near perfect, some pitting on shaft, jaws close smoothly. Fine 50 - 100 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-511 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5452/b56-511 B56-511. ADJUSTABLE CARRIAGE WRENCH. Remington Patent. Patented 5/21/78 by George Remington of Exeter, RI, and manufactured by Reed Co. of Higganum, CT (Schulz #226). S-shaped wrench with jaws closed by wingnut,9" long. Clean and working. From the collection of Bud Steere. Fine 100 - 200 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-224 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5165/b56-224 B56-224. QUICK ADJUSTING WRENCH. Lagripper Wrench. Patented in 1898 by George Van Schick of Coldwater, MI, and manufactured by the Lagripper Wrench Co. of Battle Creek. Schulz # 687 and 688. This is the pipe wrench version, 17". A few spots of surface rust but otherwise clean and working. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 70 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-223 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5164/b56-223 B56-223. PIPE WRENCH. Eagle Grip. Patented by Ernest Olson in 1953 and manufactured by Mid-America Products of Omaha (Schulz No. 598). 14" version, like new. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 50 - 100 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-222 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5163/b56-222 B56-222. COMBINATION TOOL. Never-Stall. Patented in 1909 and manufactured by Mathews of Dayton, OH (Schulz # 818), with an adjustable nut wrench grafted to the side of pliers, and with a pry bar and screwdriver at ends of handle. Unusual and graphic combination tool in good condition. 10". From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-221 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5162/b56-221 B56-221. LOT OF TWO COACH WRENCHES. Both French with octagonal walnut handles. One is the typical double-jawed pattern, marked only with the numbers 18 and 20, 7" long. The other has an uncommon single jaw design and a screwdriver blade at the end of the shaft, marked by Peugeot Fr?res, 6". Both clean and work smoothly. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 80 - 140 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-220 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5161/b56-220 B56-220. QUICK ADJUSTING WRENCH. Myers Patent. Patented by William Myers in 1922. Marked "Myers Combination Wrench Milwaukee Wisc." but the actual maker is unknown. The lever under the jaw allows for quick adjustment, and then you can squeeze the handle for extra pressure. Sheet steel construction, 8-1/2" long, surface oxidized but no rust. A very uncommon wrench. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 80 - 140 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-219 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5160/b56-219 B56-219. COACH WRENCH. Typical French pattern with double jaws and octagonal walnut handle, but the largest one we've ever seen, 14-1/2" long with 6" head. Marked only "Acier Fondu" (cast steel). There are some minor dings in the head and a tight check in the handle. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-218 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5159/b56-218 B56-218. LOT OF TWO QUICK ADJUSTING WRENCHES. Atwater Tiger Wrench. Two examples of the wrench patented in 1878 and 1883 and manufactured first by him as the Tiger Wrench and subsequently by the Utility Wrench Co. It uses an eccentric cam to wedge against the stem. 12" version, very clean and clearly marked, and a 7" version with chipping to the wood handle, patent dates only partially readable and jaws slightly sprung. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good 60 - 120 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** B56-217 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 2020-03-04T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/5158/b56-217 B56-217. LOT OF TWO WRENCHES. One with an 11" long curved steel handle marked "Weston England France Patent" and "Timmins and Sons Manufacturers." The other is a pipe wrench hinged at the end of its 6" handle, similar to the Eagle Grip design manufactured by Frank Mossberg, but marked "Tiger Grip" and "MPLS Minn", also marked patent applied for. Both very clean. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Good+ 80 - 150 **ALL ABSENTEE BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED BY END OF DAY FRIDAY JUNE 26, 2020. CURRENT ABSENTEE HIGH BIDS MAY BE OBTAINED BY CALLING (800) 248-8114 UNTIL 5:00PM, FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020. AUCTION TAKES PLACE LIVE AT THE CAMP HILL, PA, RADISSON INN AT 9:00AM, SATURDAY, JUNE 27TH, 2020. SEE AUCTION RULES OR CURRENT AUCTION DETAILS FOR MORE INFORMATION** Y-341 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4846/y-341 Y-341. LOT OF TWO WAGON WRENCHES. European double-jaw types. One 9" long, marked by Peugeot Fr?res and ?Tout Acier Fondu" (cast steel); the other 11" long and unsigned, both with good hexagonal wooden handles and work smoothly. From the Cecil Holmes collection. Fine 100-200 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-339 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4844/y-339 Y-339. MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Campfield Patent. 4-1/4" model of Campfield's 1887 patent for a quick-adjusting nut wrench produced by the Brown Specialty Co. of Etna, PA. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 350-700 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-338 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4843/y-338 Y-338. MODEL WRENCH. Hilary Klein Model of Walton Patent. 3-1/2" model of Phillip's 1871 patent for a quick-adjusting nut wrench produced by the Walton and Girard wrench companies of Pennsylvania. Mint condition in original walnut casket. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 350-700 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-337 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4842/y-337 Y-337. LOT OF TWO BICYCLE WRENCHES. Two uncommon wrenches with sliding quick adjust jaws. One is marked Henry Boker & Co., 5-1/2" long, the other is unmarked with spring-loaded jaws, 4-1/2". Both very clean and not your average bicycle wrench. Fine 60-120 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** Y-336 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 2020-01-03T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/4841/y-336 Y-336. ADJUSTABLE NUT WRENCH. C. Nurse & Co. Jaws close with a twist handle attached with a yoke to the lower jaw. Also has a hammer peen on the head. Solid metal handle, 13" long. Marked with the C. Nurse ?Invicta" mark, faint but legible. Charles Nurse was well known for planes and edge tools but this is the first wrench we've seen. Jaws a little dinged but close smoothly. Good 50-100 **All absentee bids must be placed by end of day, Friday, January 24, 2020. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-542 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3527/b-542 B-542. CHAIN WRENCH. Vulcan No. 13-1/2. Patented by George Amborn in 1896 and manufactured by the J.H. Williams Co., 45" long with patent and manufacturing information cast into head. In good clean working condition, but very heavy. Inquire about shipping before bidding absentee. Good+ 60 - 120 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information** B-541 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 2019-09-28T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/3526/b-541 B-541. MODEL WRENCH. Jim Keats Model of Archey Patent. 4" model of Cleveland Archey's 1914 patent with its spring-loaded pawls, which doesn't appear to have ever been manufactured. Jim Keats' models are not as well known as those by Hilary Klein but equally well made and prized by collectors. In original oak box with floral design. From the collection of Cecil Holmes. Fine 300 - 600 **All absentee bids must be submitted by end of day Friday, Nov. 1st. Current high bids can be obtained by calling our office at (800) 248-8114. See Auction Rules page for more information**