Antique P. Lowentraut Patent Carriage Wrench / Bit Brace
Tool Type: Carriage wrench / bit brace
Brand: Peter Lowentraut
Materials: cast iron, steel, rosewood handles
Marks: P. LOWENTRAUT MANUF'R NEWARK, N.J. (worked circa 1869-1894)
Condition: handles are in good shape with no cracks, most of the original finish is present, jaws adjust fine, some dings on the wingnut. In much better shape than these tools are typically found.
Measurements: 11" long, 8" sweep
This box of James Swan ship auger bits came from a hardware store that closed its doors in the middle of the last century. Four of the five bits in this box are still in their original wrapping paper. Each bit is marked with a 14 on the base (for 14/16") and the pictoral swan logo surrounded by "THE JAMES SWAN CO. SEYMOUR, CONN. U.S.A." in an oval. Bits are approximately 9 3/4" long, screwtip pattern.
New Old Stock Columbia High Speed Drill Bits: 21/64"
These unopened packages of high speed speed twist drill bits were obtained from a hardware store in Boston that closed its doors in the 50's and warehoused its inventory. "Columbia Made in U.S.A.
High Speed Steel Twist Drills For Power Driven Tools" and "THREE 21/64" TYPE No. 200"
Drill bits in photograph are 7/16" bits from an opened pack for the purpose of showing what type of bits these are, not the size inside the packs. Price is per packet of bits. Combined shipping available!