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
Antique Craftsman No. 4193 Clark's Expasive Drill Bit
Tool Type: Clark's patent adjustable expansive drill bit
Materials: drop forged steel
Marks: ONE NO. 419E CRAFTSMAN EXPANSIVE BIT WITH TWO CUTTERS BORES FROM 7/8" TO 3 INCHES SOLD ONLY BY SEARS, ROBEBUCK AND CO. MADE IN U.S.A.
Condition: still hast he original box, looks like new old stock, wrench has begun to oxidize
Measurements: 8 3/4" long
Set of 4 Square Shank Gentleman's Bit Brace bits: Star Bits
Tool Type: star bits for brace Includes bits with the following sizes/marks:
* 5" long, 5 points, 11/16" wide
* 4" long, 8 points, 9/16" wide, marked I W WHITE HEBRON Ct
* 4 3/8" long, 8 points, 1/2" wide, marked BROWN & CASE FLATHER STEEL
* 3 3/8" long, 8 points, 3/8" wide
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!
Antique James Swan 1 1/4" Screwtip Ship Auger Drill Bit
This shipwright's auger drill bit is the single twist "American Ship Auger," L'Hommedieu' pattern, with the screw tip lead. Marked "THE JAMES SWAN CO EXTRA USA," indicating the premium product line. A hefty bit, weighing in at just over 10 ounces. 1 1/4" diameter, 9" long overall.