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Larry and Carole
Meeker

Purveyors of Americana
Patented & Mechanical Antiques
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Misc. Antique Tools



19th Century Antique Carpenters Tool Box19th Century Antique Carpenters Wooden Tool Box  This is a great carpenter's tool chest.  It is very well constructed, and in great condition.  It has three sliding trays.  Each tray has multiple dividers and additional sliding trays within the different trays or drawers.  You could send years filling this box with treasures. 

This box measures approx. 40" across the front.  It is dovetail construction.  It has rolling casters under it.  The two top panels on the lid are covered in leather.  A super antique tool chest that looks great in our living room, but even better in yours. 

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AMN-TOOL-BOX

Fine   . . . . . . $795.00

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19th Century Antique Carpenters Work Bench19th Century Antique Carpenters Work Bench  This carpenter's work bench is approx.. 6 1/2' long and 2' deep. It has working vices at both ends. The one on the left is 18" wide. On the right the vise wraps the corner. The base is original and mortise and tenon construction. The top lifts off to make moving it easier. The only apology is the missing rods to operate the vices.

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AMN-TOOL-BNCH

Fine   . . . . . . $1295.00

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Boley Leinen Watchmakers Lathe w/ AccessoriesBoley Leinen Watchmakers Lathe w/ Accessories   Boley Leinen is a well known and respected German maker of watch makers tools, lathes, and accessories.  Their lathes are considered by many to be the Rolls Royce of Watchmakers Lathes.  This example is in virtually new unused condition.  The box seen is original and marked with the company name.  All of the additional pieces in the first pic are included and do not fit into the box, and do not have a box of their own.  I do not know the specific names of many of the pieces or their function.  We will let the pics tell that story. 

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DM-LATHE

Fine . . . . . $2495.00

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Starrett # 131 Cast Iron Level Sights in BoxStarrett # 131 Cast Iron Level Sights in Box  Look like Stanley # 1 Level Sights for metal levels.  Marked Starrett on back.  You do not see these often.

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TX-LVLS-STAR131

Fine  . . . . . $60.00

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Nestor's Patent Clapboard GaugeNestor's Patent Clapboard Gauge  An unusual brass and mahogany clapboard gauge patented on Dec 31, 1867 by John Nester of Portland Oregon. Features include a clapboard marker, marking gauge, level; and a 12 inch rule. Minor tool-box dings.  Fully functional. Lightly cleaned.   Nice condition.

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TXS-NESTOR

Good + . . . . . $150.00

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Small Boatbuilders / Shipwright Caulking MalletSmall Boat Builders / Shipwright Caulking Mallet  Marked with initials, but I do not see a maker name.  Very nice condition.  Good faces.  It is hard to see from the pic on the left, but this is about 50% smaller and lighter than typical full size mallet.  (See pic on right) Nice!!2 caulking mallets

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ALA-CAULK

Good + . . . . . $75.00

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Shipwright / Boat Builders Caulking MalletShipwright / Boat Builders Caulking Mallet  Unmarked.  Oak or Black Mesquite. Very nice condition.  Good faces.  The handle has a slight taper and was installed by me.  It is a dense dark hardwood that was a leg from a 19th century tripod.   Good fit and looks good.

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ALA-CAULK-2

Good + . . . . . $125.00

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Jaques Patent Direct Read MicrometerJaques Patent Direct Read Micrometer   This unusual micrometer was made by the Central Tool Co, of Auburn RI.  Its claim to fame is the window where the hundredths and thousandths numbers come up automatically as you turn the thimble. The numbers do change, but i am not sure that it is calibrated or correct.   Jaques held several patents for machinist tools and micrometers.  See pic for dates.     Different & Nice!!

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RNO-O-MIC

Good + . . . . . $50.00

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Cast Iron Cut - Out Tool or File HoldersCast Iron Cut - Out Tool or File Handles / Holders   Nice!! 

TX-HAND-CICO

Good + . . . . .  $24.00 / Each        Most SOLD!!

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Antique Hammer3 Small Antique Hammers Nice.

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TX-3HMRS

Good + . . . . . $10.00  Choice

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Patented Dec. 10 1867 Stanley # 5 Saddler's Hammer w/ Tack PullerStanley # 5 Saddler's Hammer w/ Tack Puller Patented Dec. 10 1867 & Feb. 13 1868.  Patent date markings on the side of head.  Walnut infill handle.

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CYN-HMR-S5

Good  . . . . . . $25.00

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Jeweler Silversmith Chasing Repousse HammerJeweler Silversmith Chasing Repousse Hammers Bulbous handle for balance. Tight handle crack on one. 

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CYN-2J-HMR

Good . . . . . . $25.00 / Choice

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Gillett's Novelty Bluing Cast Iron Cut-Out Handle Advertising HammerGillett's Novelty Bluing Cast Iron Cut-Out Handle Advertising Hammer From what I read Mr. Gillett's idea was to stuff .10 worth of Bluing, a laundry additive, into the handle of a hammer that probably cost him close to a $1.00 to have made and see if he could become rich and famous. He went out of business shortly after. There is a 1882 patent date on one side, and the name on the other. A neat hammer!!

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CYN-BLUE-HMR

Fine . . . . . . $65.00

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Diminutive Antique Wood Carver's MalletDiminutive Antique Wood Carver's Mallet Much smaller and lighter duty than typical.   It weighs a bit under 1/2 lb.  The head measures 3 3/4" x 2 1/2 at the largest points.  The ends show wear consistent with light use.  A neat tool!! 

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CYN-CARVE-MALLET

Fine . . . . . . $45.00

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Antique Brass Faced MalletAntique Brass Faced Mallet Small and light duty. A different tool!!

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CYN-B-MALLET

Good + . . . . . . $15.00

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Banner Buggy WrenchBanner 2813B Buggy Nut Wrench Nice original condition.  It is marked on the inside patented and 2813B . 

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CYN-BAN-BW

Good + . . . . . . $15.00

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Blade-Aid Swivel Knife SharpenerBlade-Aid Swivel Knife Sharpener in Box  This guide is for use to help sharpen a swivel knife leather tool.

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TX-BLADE

Fine  . . . . . $12.00

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Antique Wrench3 Small Wrenches   On top is a tiny Alligator. In the middle is a very small Rolls Royce open end wrench.  Below is a marked small S open end.  Overall very nice condition.

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RNO-3TWRNCH

Good + . . . . . $40.00 / Lot

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Sand Casting ToolsSand Casting Molders Spoons / Tools Nice!

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CYN-3-SAND

Good + . . . . . . $12.00  / Lot

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Rex Ed Wusthof Soligen Food Masticator"Rex" Food Masticator by Ed Wusthof Soligen   Nice original condition.  They still offer these today for 80 pounds.  Aimed at folks who have a Dentist phobia and few molars left or others that have problems chewing their food.

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CYN-REX

Good + . . . . . . $25.00

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Antique Brass Pistol Grip MeasureAntique Brass Pistol Grip Measure  Unmarked as to maker and purpose or use is unknown to me.  A brass measure for fingers or other body parts perhaps? Glove maker, saddle maker, or ? The steel pin is adjustable for some reason.

Seems a bit small for a penis / pecker measure, at least for me,  but could be just the thing to see how or if you measure up

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CYN-FINGER

Good + . . . . . . $45.00

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Archimedes Counter Weighted Hand DrillArchimedes Counter Weighted Hand Drill  Unmarked as to maker.

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CYN-ARCH-DRILL

Good + . . . . . . $15.00

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Osborne Latta Patent Draw Gauge / Leather Tool  Rosewood Handle Patented Twist lock adjusting feature.  Has trigger.  Note marked blade "P. Goesser Grass Valley Cal" who was an early California cutlery & Bowie knife maker.

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JF-LATTA

Good + . . . . . . $89.50

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T.F. Vandegrift Patented Sept 7 1897 Cast Iron Nut WrenchT.F. Vandegrift Patented Sept 7 1897 Cast Iron Nut Wrench   Nice original condition. 

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CYN-WRNCH

Good + . . . . . . $20.00

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Frictionless Metal Co. CollectionFrictionless Metal Co. Collection   The Frictionless Metal Co was based in Richmond VA and made Babbitt bearing metalFrictionless Metal Advertising for use in large machinery prior to widespread availability of ball bearings.

What I am offering here is a collection Frictionless Metal Co. pieces assembled over the years by a collector of levels.  One of the products Frictionless Metal Co put out were small decorated advertising levels produced for them by Starrett.  They are considered hard to find.  They are on the left below 2 examples of the product they made, Babbitt ingots.

Buying one level probably lead to the start of this collection which includes two Babbitt ingots, 2 of the levels,  2 blotters, numerous used letter envelopes with advertising graphics, a 1901 poster calendar, and the very rare good luck horseshoe advertising clock seen in the last pics.  The clock is not working.  Check all the pics. 

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TX-SHANDL

Good  . . . . . $495.00 / Lot

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We buy quality Antiques in this and other categories of Antiques.

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