Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info https://www.finetoolj.com/ 2020-11-28T05:27:23+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B57-575 2020-10-05T12:12:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:12:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6290/b57-575 B57-575 UNHANDLED SCREW ARM PLOW PLANE. Ja. McKee. Body is a light wood, doesn't look like beech, possibly maple. Boxwood arms, nuts and fence. Some age checks and a chip from the leading edge of the fence, tight crack in one nut. Four star mark. Good+ 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-574 2020-10-05T12:13:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:13:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6289/b57-574 B57-574 SCREW ARM PLOW PLANE. D.R. Barton. Mahogany body, boxwood arms, nuts and fence, turned finials on arms. The wedge has a large chip, but otherwise clean with good threads. Middletown Tool cutter, E mark. Good+ 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-573 2020-10-05T12:14:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:14:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6288/b57-573 B57-573 IVORY NUT PLOW PLANE. H. Wells. Birch body and fence with boxwood arms and shoulder. Wood is near perfect and very clean except for chipping of the threads on the front inside arm. Having turned ivory nuts on a birch plane is certainly unusual, but the ivory is lightly yellowed and looks original. Wells' B mark, which is not unusual, but we've never seen a plow marked by Wells and certainly not one with ivory nuts. Very uncommon and attractive. Good+ 3000-6000 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-572 2020-10-05T12:15:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:15:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6287/b57-572 B57-572 IVORY TIPPED PLOW PLANE. Unmarked, but looks like L. DeForest. Ebony body, fence and wedge, boxwood arms and nuts, arms have turned ivory balls on the inside and caps on the outside, a couple of checks but nice and white. Some wear on the bottom of the fence but otherwise super clean. A stunningly beautiful plane. Fine 500-1000 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-571 2020-10-05T12:16:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:16:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6286/b57-571 B57-571 UNHANDLED SCREW ARM PLOW PLANE. J. Heisser. Solid boxwood throughout. There's a large chip from the edge of the fence, and a split in the wedge that's been repaired by a screw, and the plane could use a cleaning, but no other damage. Heisser was German-born New York hardware dealer whose mark rates three stars, the plane itself was probably made by one of the prison industry makers. Good+ 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-570 2020-10-05T12:17:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:17:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6285/b57-570 B57-570 SCREW-ARM PLOW PLANE. Ohio Tool Co. No. 104. Not marked by OTC so made for a retailer. Rosewood throughout, original finish. Threads almost perfect, holes drilled through end of arms, some damage to wedge and a couple of dings. Sandusky cutter. Good+ 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-569 2020-10-05T12:18:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:18:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6284/b57-569 B57-569 SCREW-ARM PLOW PLANE. Ohio Tool Co. No. 104. Solid boxwood throughout, body, fence and nuts near mint; one largish chip from the threads inboard of the body on the front arm and a couple of smaller chips. Original OTC cutter. Good+ 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-568 2020-10-05T12:19:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:19:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6283/b57-568 B57-568 SCREW ARM PLOW PLANE. Way & Sherman. Solid rosewood throughout, moderate thread chipping and some wear to wedge, and a couple of stains, otherwise very clean, Providence Tool Co. cutter, A mark, user names on toe. Good+ 80-150 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-567 2020-10-05T12:20:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:20:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6282/b57-567 B57-567 PLOW PLANE WITH BRASS ARMS AND NUTS. Auburn Tool Co. User modification to handled Auburn beech body, very well done. Several chips from fence but body nice and clean. OTC cutter, too short for wedge. Good 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-566 2020-10-05T12:21:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:21:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6281/b57-566 B57-566 IVORY TIPPED PLOW PLANE. G. Herder. Unhandled, solid boxwood, flat ivory tips on all four arms. Wood near perfect noting a couple of spots where there was a burl in the wood. Moulson Bros. cutter. Several user names and initials on toe. Herder was a Cincinnati hardware dealer, two stars, mark faint but legible, the plane was probably made by Ohio Tool. Fine 300-600 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-565 2020-10-05T12:22:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:22:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6280/b57-565 B57-565 BENCH LEVEL. Baker-McMillen Co. Based on James' 1904 patent, in which the vial is enclosed in a larger protective glass sleeve. Baker-McMillen used these vials in its wooden levels, but also sold them as stand alone bench levels with decorative fluted ends. Very clean with good label. Fine 200-400 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-564 2020-10-05T12:23:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:23:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6279/b57-564 B57-564 GRAVITY INCLINOMETER. Wm. Melick. The rare cast iron mantle clock style. Unfortunately the gold and red pinstriping is almost completely gone, but it has a good working dial, no damage to the cast iron, japanning 90%, and an almost complete label. Good+ 300-600 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-563 2020-10-05T12:24:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:24:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6278/b57-563 B57-563 ENGRAVED LEVEL. Buist. 10" rosewood level by Buist of Edinburgh, vial surround nicely engraved with the name "D. Woods" and vinelike decoration, brass tarnished and wood a little dirty but undamaged and would clean up well, original vial. Good+ 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-562 2020-10-05T12:25:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:25:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6277/b57-562 B57-562 ENGLISH LEVEL. Colqhoun & Cadman. These levels, by Sheffield maker Colquhoun & Cadman, are among the more unusual English levels, with square ebony bodies, full brass top and bottom plates, and a "C&C" medallion in the end. A little dirty, but undamaged, and would clean up well. Good+ 60-120 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-561 2020-10-05T12:26:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:26:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6276/b57-561 B57-561 PRECISION LEVEL. Gray Instrument Co. Heavy 18" cast iron level with precision vial in brass vial surround. Marked with serial number 19903. In original wooden box with metal label that includes Model No. A-1653 and the serial number. Like new. Fine 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-560 2020-10-05T12:27:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:27:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6275/b57-560 B57-560 FLAT STOCK LEVEL. Fox Patent. Philo Fox of Southington, CT was known for his patented squares and bevels, but also had two level patents. This one, an example of his first, 1887, patent, is actually marked with his name and the patent date, which is quite rare. 24" long, with three original vials in brass holders. The hang holes in the ends are shown in the patent and are original. Nicest example we've seen. From the Don Rosebrook collection. Fine 600-1200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-559 2020-10-05T12:28:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:28:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6274/b57-559 B57-559 ENGLISH LEVEL. Preston. 24" rosewood level, very graceful and unusual shape, brass vial surround and decorative brass feet. It's stamped "Preston London" on the vial cover, and since E.P. Preston was in Birmingham this presumably is another Preston, possible either John or William, both of whom worked in London. An uncommonly attractive level. Fine 150-300 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-558 2020-10-05T12:29:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:29:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6273/b57-558 B57-558 PROTRACTOR LEVEL. Loeschner Patent. Patented in 1921 by Henry Loeschner of Fredericktown, MO, and features a central compartment that can be popped out of the stock and used separately as a gravity inclinometer. In addition to the hanging indicator, the central compartment featured four level vials glued to the edges that in many examples have become loose or broken, but here are intact. 24" long with a scaled ruler on the top rail. An exceptionally clean example of a very rare level. Fine 1000-2000 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-557 2020-10-05T12:30:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:30:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6272/b57-557 B57-557 ROSEWOOD LEVEL. Davis & Cook No. 7. Type C, 30" with nickeled trim, intact stenciled label, marked "Top" on top rail. Davis & Cook's rosewood line is uncommon, and this is the nicest example we've seen. Fine 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-556 2020-10-05T12:31:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:31:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6271/b57-556 B57-556 INCLINOMETER. Kern Patent. Patented in 1906 by Bernard Kern, Jr., of Toledo, but marked only with the patent year like all known examples. This is one of the most attractive and gizmoish of the patented inclinometers with its adjustable central vial assembly and mantle clock shape. They used common softwood for the body, and many of them have significant wear, but this one has an attractive reddish finish and is one of the cleanest examples we've seen. Fine 500-900 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-555 2020-10-05T12:32:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:32:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6270/b57-555 B57-555 WOODEN LEVEL. Akron Spirit Level Works. Most of these levels, with the characteristic protective tube around the vial, were manufactured by the Baker McMillen Co. of Akron and are marked with James' 1904 patent. This is one is marked with Jasper's 1887 patent, which covered a predecessor vial structure, and was made by Akron Spirit Level Works, which was a predecessor to Baker-McMillen. 26" long, cherry, and in immaculate condition with original finish and a perfect paper label. From the Don Rosebrook collection. Fine 250-500 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-554 2020-10-05T12:33:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:33:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6269/b57-554 B57-554 INCLINOMETER. Disston & Morss. This rotating brass inclinometer dial was sold by Disston & Morss as an accessory that could be attached to any Disston level; this one is attached to a 24" cherry level marked by Disston & Sons. Very clean, looks like one screw is a replacement. One of Disston's rarest levels. Good+ 150-300 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-553 2020-10-05T12:34:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:34:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6268/b57-553 B57-553 ADJUSTABLE LEVEL. Disston & Morss No. 111. Very uncommon example of Morss and Abel's 1871 vial adjustment mechanism, in which the plumb vial is moved by a wheel mounted in the top rail. 26" laminated cherry level with brass tips, wood refinished, some tarnish to brass. Good+ 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-552 2020-10-05T12:35:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:35:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6267/b57-552 B57-552 PATENTED INCLINOMETER. Pittsburg Novelty Co. Patented in 1887 by Oscar Fuller of Burlington, KS and manufactured in Pittsburg, KS, this level's rotating pendulum compartment, that folds flat for transport or storage, makes it one of the most unusual and collectible of patented inclinometers. 28" rosewood version, very clean noting a missing screw on one end and a small diameter hanghole. Good+ 800-1500 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114** B57-551 2020-10-05T12:36:00+01:00 2020-10-05T12:36:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/6266/b57-551 B57-551 WOODEN LEVEL. Ruleta Level Co. 12" red wooden stock with nailed on brass binding strips and end caps, facing double level vials. Fully intact paper label. The first example I've seen in years of level obsession. Fine 100-200 **All bids must be placed by end of day Friday, October 30, 2020. Auction takes place live-in-person at the Wyndham Garden, York, PA, at 9:00am, Saturday, October 31. Successfully placed bids will be found under My Bids. Current high bids may be obtained by emailing finetoolj@gmail.com or calling (800) 248-8114**