Secondly, how was this anvil made? Interestingly, if you look closely you can see the well-known Billings B-Triangle logo on the handle, next to the patent date. Boker died in Philadelphia, January 2, 1890. The overall length is 7. The overall length is 6. The illustration shows the one of the company's socket wrench sets, and the text notes the company address as the Industrial Building in Syracuse. Go hit hot steel on it! The upper inset shows a profile view of the wrench.
Trademarks and patents are both issued by the U. Despite this, he had developed his diplomatic skills and shown a talent for cultivating personal contacts. The overall length is 7. Gripso 211 8 Inch Vise Pliers Fig. The members of the firm at this time were Caroline E. The overall length is 9. Barnes 5 Inch Adjustable Wrench, with Inset for Reverse Detail.
His father was Charles S. Bullard in 1903 and issued later that year. In addition to its wholesale distribution operations, the company was also a mail-order dealer and sometimes operated as a manufacturer. The patent date corresponds to patent , filed by F. There are two protrusions to help the barber's fingers hold the clippers as he works them. The sturdy steel box measures 11. Rare in the fact that most of them are not damaged that way.
I forgot to mention the best part. The company produced a variety of tools including pipe wrenches, monkey wrenches, and other adjustable wrenches, and was especially well known for their S-shaped adjustable wrenches. Given the proximity of the Ayer and Packer companies, the socket sets from either company may be found with sockets or tools from the other maker included. Brosnihan 8 Inch Pipe Wrench, with Inset for Reverse Detail. Boker Lineman's Pliers, with Inset for Side View. The company produced tools including the Victor quick-adjusting pipe wrench and Victor chain pipe wrench.
The overall length is 6. Roeblings Sons, according to an announcement in The Iron Age. Miller in 1905 and issued in 1907. Boker cut its teeth making sabers, swords, and other edged tools for use in military combat. The advertisement at the left was published on page 64 of the September, 1922 edition of Automobile Dealer and Repairer and shows a selection of Fawsco wrenches.
Two other tragedies from this time are Anne Boleyn 1850 and Leonor de Guzman 1853. Currently we don't have much information for California Tool beyond the historical connections outlined above, but will fill in more details when available. You can often tell where they learned from their conformation However in general there are only two types of anvils: Good Using Ones, and Un-good Ones; and the maker doesn't mean much as even a good brand can have face delamination or have lost its temper in a structure fire---which were fairly common back in the days of wood heat and wooden structures---not to mention thatched roofs! Note the details of the jaw construction, with the milled slot in the jaw running in the keyed opening. Beckley-Ralston Company 1914 Notice for Beckley-Ralston Exhibit. The finish is polished steel. The overall length is 8. The trademark was issued as 230,677 on August 2, 1927.
A former owner appears to have coated the wrench with a polyurethane sealer. My final question for now is, is this anvil rare? Currently the company is known only for the Woodworth patent chain repair pliers shown in the figure below, but we hope to locate other examples of their production. The head thickness was measured at 0. The overall length is 10. All of my handling holes match yours. The company was founded in the 1880s by Elbridge F. I thought I might have to defibrilate myself with my jumper cables but somehow I managed to pay the lady and not pass out.
Artisan Gambles Stores Artisan was a brand name used for tools sold by Gamble Auto Supply stores, a chain of retail stores operated by Gamble-Skogmo Inc. Ayer pressed-steel sockets were interchangeable with those supplied by the Frank Mossberg Company, the leading maker of pressed-steel socket sets. The first patent was , filed by C. The case is black with green inscriptions. The patent describes the design of a gearless ratchet, using a friction cam to alternately grip and release the drive wheel. The overall height is 2. The Syracuse Wrench Company is believed to have used the 1907 Miller patent for the ratchet in one of its socket sets.
He was left in easy circumstances, and was able to devote his time to literature, as well as boxing and dancing. The overall length is 8. This patent was filed by C. The patent pending notice corresponds to patent , filed by J. Boker and is marked as 234 pounds but I have a few questions. Eagle Claw 7 Inch Plier-Wrench Fig. The text notes that the pipe wrenches were available in four sizes up to 22 inches, and the alligator wrenches were available in five sizes, up to the 27 inch No.