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 Antique & Vintage
Squares / Bevels / Angle Dividers / Marking Gauges & More


Squares
by Stanley Rule & Level Co. / Starrett / Brown & Sharpe
Bridge City Tool & Others


Bridge City Tool CT-2 SqueveLevelBridge City Tool CT-2 SqueveLevel This is in very nice condition.  It is Bridge City Tool's 2nd Commemorative Tool issued in 1994.  It is a discontinued tool, and considered scarce.   It combines a square, bevel & level into one tool.  It is in the original box. The certificate of authenticity is included.   Super!!   

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Fine . . . . . $150.00

RB-BCT-CT-2

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Brown & Sharpe / Ames Patent Center SquareBrown & Sharpe / Ames Patent 6" Center Square This square w/ center head was patented in 1852.  Some light pitting, but good stamp and readable 12ths & 16ths increments. An interesting and early measuring tool. Nice!!

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Good  . . . . . $30.00

CHC-AMES-SQ

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Carpenters Try Squares3 Carpenters Try & Miter Squares  OK.  Good users

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CHC-TRY-SQ

Good  . . . . . $10.00 / Choice 

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Stanley Try Square2 Stanley Try Squares  One is a #12 and the other a #14.  Kind of rough, but OK.   

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CHC-2STAN-SQ

Good  . . . . . $15.00 / Pair 

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Stanley No. 12 TS8M Metric SquareStanley No. 12 TS8M Metric Square   A later model in like new condition.  All metric.  USA made.  Pardon my photography.

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ALA-STAN-MSQ

Fine  . . . . . $40.00

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Millers Falls No. 363 12 Inch Combination SquareMillers Falls No. 363 12" Combination Square  NOS.  With center head and scribe.  Some rust inhibitor remains that will wipe off.    Nice!

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ALA-MF-363-SQ

Good +  . . . . . . $45.00

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Patented Oct 2 1888 P. L. Fox Square / BevelPatented Oct 2 1888 P. L. Fox Square / Bevel   The Fox patent square / bevel / angle layout tool was patented in 1888. The patent number is 390,470 and can be found and viewed using Google Patent search.  This example is in fine condition, and the stamp is still readable on the blade. The bevel portion has graduations marked on it as well.

The collector, true to form, put a coat of his protective lacquer on it. It will wash off.   The tags indicates he bought it from Roger Smith in 1979 and that this was his 3959 tool out of over 15,000 that he cataloged in the tool collection he amassed.   Nice!!

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CYN-FOX-SQ

Good + . . . . . .  $75.00

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Disston # 9 Square w/ BevelDisston # 9 Square w/ Bevel  The overall condition is nice.   It is faintly marked with increments, but I see no maker name or info.  Nice!!

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CHC-D9SQ

Good + . . . . .  $45.00

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2 Large Carpenters Squares2 Large Carpenters Squares  I see no maker names on these.  The larger one measures 18" across the top / outside.  Some light pitting, but all in all pretty Nice!!

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RB-LCS-18                RB-LCS-12

Large 18" . . . . . . . Good  . . . . . .  $30.00     SOLD!!

12" . . . . . . . Good  . . . . . .  $20.00

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Tidgewell / Middletown CT Carpenters SquareTidgewell / Middletown CT 18" Carpenters Square  It is straight with little or no rust or pitting. Good stamp.   Very Nice!!

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CHC-TIG-SQ

Fine . . . . . $75.00 

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Keen Kutter / Simmons Hardware Carpenters SquareKeen Kutter / Simmons Hardware 12" Carpenters Square  Most examples of Keen Kutter tools are beat up and about used to death.  Not so here.  This is about as nice as I have seen.   Good clear stamp and note the fine lines still present in the handle groove.   Very Nice!!

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CHC-KK-SQ

Fine . . . . . $35.00 

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Rosewood Carpenters Square w/ Level in HandleRosewood Carpenters Square w/ Level in Handle  Well used, but a kind of rare variation with a factory level built into the handle.  I see no maker marks.   Nice enough.

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AMN-SQ-LVL

Good  . . . . . $45.00 

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Bevels / Angle Dividers
by Stanley Rule & Level Co. / St Johnsbury Tool Co. & Others



Stanley # 30 Angle Divider5 Stanley # 30 Angle Dividers   All but one have their original bars.  First three are in very nice condition.  Two of them are sweetheart era.  From the left.

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CHC-30D-1            CHC-30D-2             CHC-30D-3              CHC-30D-4             CHC-30D-5

Left . . . . Fine . . . . . . . $75.00

Left 2 . . . . Fine . . . . . . . $75.00

Middle . . . Fine   . . . . . . . $75.00

Right . . . Good   . . . . . . . $50.00

Far Right . . . Good   . . . . . . . $30.00

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1st Model Stanley #31 Angle Divider w/ Rosewood Handle1st Model Stanley #31 Angle Divider w/ Rosewood Handle   About as nice as one could ask for.   These never had the bottom plate that the later all metal # 30 angle divider has.  Proper as shown, and very nice!! 

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CCC-S31

Fine  . . . . . .  $125.00

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St. Johnsbury Double Blade Brass Body Bevel W/ Diamond PatternSt. Johnsbury Double Blade Bevel W/ Diamond Pattern Brass Body  The patent for this design bevel was granted on June 14 1870 to Isaiah J. Robinson.  This bevel was made and sold by the St. Johnsbury Tool Co. located in Vermont  The condition is good with normal wear.  The blades are dirty, but not pitted. The brass body is 5 3/4" long and the blades are 9" long.  The workmanship of this companies tools is unsurpassed and world renowned.  This is a rare variation of one of the many bevels this company offered.  A Super Piece!!

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Good . . . . . $1595.00

CON-JOHN-3BBVL

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Adjustable Gauge Co., Lexington, KY. Angle Divider / 2 Arm Bevel Adjustable Gauge Co., Lexington, KY. Angle Divider / 2 Arm Bevel  The patent # is 895,560.  It was granted in 1908. 2 blades connected by gears similar to Langlais Patent Angle Divider. The finish on the body is like new and original.  The condition is second to none.  The body is 8 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide.  Nice uncommon gauge

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Fine . . . . . $125.00

RT-1908-BVL

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Smiths 1900 Patent Automatic Framing SquareSmiths 1900 Patent Automatic Framing Square  This Framing tool / square is years ahead of its time using Aluminum for the main body.  Aluminum was a new and strange material at this time.  It was brittle and this square is oftentimes found damaged.  What is here is very nice and damage free!! 

It does have an apology, or make that 2.  It should have 3 steel blades and 2 are missing.  The owner it seems just needed a bevel, not a complicated 3 blade calculator.  A picture of a complete one can be seen in the sales archive of my other website.  A Google search should find that one. 
 

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SBRG-SMITH-SQ

Good - . . . . . .  $40.00

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Stanley #18 BevelsStanley #18 Bevels  6" and a 10".  Used and still usable.

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RB-18BVL-6                RB-S18BVL-10

6". . . .Good + . . . . . .  $15.00 

10". . . . Good + . . . . . .  $20.00

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Stanley #18 BevelStanley #18 Bevels  2- 6", 3 - 8", and a 10".  Some hardly used, some well used and all still usable. The larger one at the bottom is a nice earlier japanned version. 

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S-18BVL-6                 SBRG-S18BVL-8              SBRG-S18BVL-10

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6". . . .Fine  . . . . . .  $24.00       SOLD!! 

6". . . . Good -  . . . . . .  $12.00       SOLD!!

8". . . . Good + . . . . . .  $15.00 / Choice

10". . . . Good + . . . . . .  $20.00

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Stanley # 18 BevelsStanley # 18 Bevels  The overall condition is nice. 

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SR-S18-BVL-8F       SOLD!!             SR-S18-6BVL             SR-S18-8BVL      SOLD!!

Fine 8". . . . .  $20.00      SOLD!!

Good 6  . . . . .  $15.00

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Antique Disston Bevels2 Henry Disston Made Bevels  8" and a 10" Rosewood handle bevels.  The large one is stamped Henry Disston.  It is very nice.  The smaller on on the bottom carries the name branding of Stiletto, the house brand for the California based Baker Hamilton Co. a large Hardware & Tool distributer who started in California during the Gold Rush era.  

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RB-D-BVL-6             RB-2D-BVL-10

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8". . . .Good + . . . . . .  $20.00       SOLD!!

10". . . . Good + . . . . . .  $15.00

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Stanley Type 2 # 25 BevelStanley Type 2 # 25 Rosewood Bevel  The 1877 patent date is boldly stamped on the rosewood handle.  That patent is Traut's for the flush mounted locking lever.  It is otherwise unmarked making it a type 2 manufactured between 1877 & 1897.  Nice!!

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AMN-S25-BVL

Good + . . . . . $25.00

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Marking / Mortise & Butt Gauges
by Stanley Rule & Level Co. / Stearns / Millers Falls & More


Stearns # 85 Marking Guage / Butt GageStearns # 85 Marking Gauge / Butt Gage    Both are nice enough.  The equivalent to the Stanley #95.  A handy tool if you are still hanging doors and setting strike plates the old way. 

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RB-STN85-MG-1                   RB-STN85-MG-2

Good + . . . . . .  $10.00 / Choice

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Antique Stanley Sweetheart Era # 93 Butt GagelStanley # 93 Butt Gage / Marking Gauge   This is nice.  One small dent that has no effect on useability.  Sweetheart vintage.

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RB-S93-MG

Good   . . . . . $10.00

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Stanley # 93 Butt Gage / Marking GaugeStanley # 93 Butt Gage / Marking Gauge   This is nice.  Nicer and earlier than the above one.

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GG-S93-MG

Fine  . . . . . $15.00

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Stanley 91 Double Stem Marking GaugeStanley 91 Double Stem Marking Gauges    One nickeled, one japanned. Might need new points.   Nice!!

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AMN-S98G

Good  . . . . . $12.00 Choice

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Stanley # 198 Double Stem Rosewood Head Marking GageStanley # 198 Double Stem Rosewood Head Marking Gauge   Nice condition.  Has good points and rollers.  Minor lines in Rosewood head. Stanley in script on one stem, and one screw is marked.

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SC-S198-MG

Good + . . . . . $60.00

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Stanley # 65 Boxwood Marking Gauges3 Stanley # 65 Boxwood Marking Gauges   Good points. Nice. 

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CHC-S65

Good + . . . . . $18.00 Choice      Top & Bottom SOLD!!

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Wm. Koenig / Troy NY 3 Bar Depth GuageWm. Koenig / Troy NY 3 Bar Depth Gauge / Gage    Wm. Koenig was written up and pictured in Popular Science back in the 40's and was awarded a prize for his wartime money saving ideas.  This unusual piece is  nice & different!! 

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RB-KOEN-DG

Fine . . . . . $75.00

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