Misc. Tool Literature, Advertising & Store Displays

Diamond Edge Sign



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A DAY WITH LEATHER WORKERS: THE WORLD AT WORK 1917. London. Hardbound. 80 pgs. Finely illustrated, showing different aspects of leather working and products made. Minor separation of text from spine. O/W VERY RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 79.95
THE AMERICAN BLACKSMITH MAGAZINE November, 1915Buffalo, NY. 50+ pgs.   Some great advertising and articles, including one that encourages blacksmiths to get with the automobile revolution and its opportunities. Minor tears on spine. O/W VERY RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 79.95
AUDELS ANSWERS ON BLUEPRINT READING 1941352 pgs.+  Well illustrated manual.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 39.95
AUDELS PLUMBERS AND STEAMFITTERS GUIDE 2 19381950 pgs.+  Vol 2 of a total of 2. Well illustrated book manual- a must have for working with vintage plumbing, etc.  RARE & LIKE NEW   *COVER PIC* 39.95
BLACK & DECKER - 1929 TOOL CATALOG 43 pgs.  Towson, MD.  Some of the earliest portable electric power tools, etc.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 59.95
BUCK & RYAN - 1954 TOOL CATALOG 102 pgs, London, England.  Wide variety.  VERY SCARCE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 39.95
BUCK & RYAN - 1975 TOOL CATALOG 121 pgs, London, England.  Wide variety.  VERY SCARCE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 35.95
THE CARPENTER October, 1939. 62+ pgs. 6" x 9". Trade magazine with tool advertisements, photos of strikes, union gatherings. RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 49.95
COLLINS POSTER c.1925. Collins 10" x 20" heavy stock full color poster.  Minor abrasion on left corner.  Hanging cord.  VERY RARE & EXC   *PIC* 98.95
DIAMOND EDGE SIGN c.1920. Nicely made by Shapleigh Hardware, St. Louis, MO; 9-1/4"L x 6-1/4" x 1/16" thick hanging metal sign with cardboard backing. EXTREMELY RARE & EXC  *PIC* 129.95
DELTA - GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ABRASIVE TOOLS 1939.  40 pgs. Well illustrated reference manual.  RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 39.95
DELTA - GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DRILL PRESS 1937.  48 pgs. Well illustrated reference manual.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 39.95
DELTA - GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR LATHE 1935.  48 pgs. Well illustrated reference manual.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 39.95
DELTA M2 - 1936 TOOL CATALOG 47 pgs.  Classic woodworking machines and accessories.  RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 59.95
ELEMENTARY WOODWORK 1906. Clothbound. 206 pg. 5" x 7". Textbook used in early school manual training classes. Profusely illustrated. RARE & VG+ *COVER PIC* 49.95
FORTY YEARS AT CAST STEEL AND TOOL MAKING 1896. 247 pgs. Clothbound. 5" x 7-1/4". Illustrated + tool advertisements in back of book. All you ever wanted to know about the subject!  VERY RARE & VG+  *COVER PIC* 98.95
HAHN BRUSH CATALOG 28 pgs.  c.1940.  New York.  Household variety brushes.  *COVER PIC* 25.95
HARTNESS SCREW THREAD COMPARATOR - 1921 46 pgs., Cloth.  Springfield, Vermont.  Published by Jones & Lamson Machine Co.  Everything you wanted to know about screw threads.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 29.95
HUNT'S No.13 - 1940 CATALOG FOR WOODWORKERS 136 pgs. Some handtools, mostly wood, parts and hardware.  Some wear and soiling on covers.  O/W SCARCE & VG+   *COVER PIC* 25.95
HUTHER SAWS No.54 - 1934 CATALOGUE 114+ pgs.  Mostly circular, industrial and mill saw blades and related equipment.  RARE & LIKE NEW  *COVER PIC* 49.95
IRON HORSE ANTIQUES, INC. TOOL CATALOGS Bomoseen, Vermont.  Lot of 19 Tool Catalogs & 5 Book Catalogs; 1972-1981.  Tool Catalog Nos.3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, & 23.  Published by Vernon Ward, a pioneer mailorder antique tool dealer.  Iron Horse was one of the first which later became The Fine Tool Journal.  All catalogs aver. 50-60 pgs.  Invaluable references.   VERY SCARCE & EXC  *COVER PICS* 98.95
LUFKIN No.8 TOOL CATALOG c.1940. 160 pgs. Paper. 5-1/2" x 7-5/8". Precision  calipers, micrometers, rules, etc. Quality items. Profusely illustrated. *COVER PIC* 59.95
MAY HARDWARE CO. - 1944 50 pgs.+  Portland, OR. Illustrated.  Many Stanley items.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 29.95
NICHOLSON FILES c.1940. Tin sign: 12" x 19". VERY RARE & EXC  *PIC* 129.95
NORTON ABRASIVES No.18 - 1939 CATALOG 29 pgs.  Troy,  New York.  Illustrated.  Oil stones and other abrasive products.  RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 29.95
PACIFIC MILL & MINE SUPPLY CO. CATALOGUE 254 pgs.  c.1917 Illustrated.  San Francisco, Los Angeles & Portland.  Valuable reference of materials and  including No.11 Plane.  VERY RARE & EXC   *COVER PIC* 79.95
P.S. & W MECHANICS' HANDY LIST - 1911 (catalog) 171 pgs. 4-1/2" x 6-3/4". Paper. Finely illustrated listing of numerous  The company later was renamed PEXTO. VERY RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 79.95
RUBELMANN HARDWARE CO. No.43 - 1923 TOOL CATALOGUE 179 pgs.  Profusely illustrated St. LouisGood selection of tools, including Stanley.  ORIGINAL MAILING ENVELOPE.  VERY RARE, NEW & UNUSED   *COVER PIC* 129.95
SARGENT No.1080/1085 COMBINATION PLANES 20 pgs. How to use booklet - ORIGINAL. Some staining and tears. O/W VERY RARE & VG  *COVER PIC* 29.95
SIMONDS GUIDE FOR CARPENTERS 1926.  63 pgs.  A little booklet with a lot of information, mostly about saws. RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 59.95
STARRETT No.25-1935 TOOL CATALOG 383+ pgs. Paperbound. 5-1/4" x 7-1/2". Profusely illustrated, important reference for what Starrett made in 1935. VERY RARE & VG+  *COVER PIC* 79.95
STARRETT No.26A-1953 TOOL CATALOG 334 pgs. Paperbound. 5" x 7". Profusely illustrated, important reference for what Starrett made in 1953. RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 59.95
STARRETT TOOLS FOR AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR WORK AND HOW TO USE THEM 1932. 23 pgs. Paper. 4-7/8" x 6-3/4". Excellent illustrations of and how to use these tools. VERY RARE & EXC  *COVER PIC* 59.95
SOUTH BEND LATHES No.93 - 1933 CATALOG 72 pgs.  South Bend, IN. Nicely illustrated with South Bend  Lathes and parts; excellent reference.  VERY RARE & EXC+   *COVER PIC* 89.95
UNION No.38 TOOL CATALOG 20 pgs.  c.1944.  Spiral bound.  Machinist's toolsSCARCE & VG   *COVER PIC* 35.95
WHITE SOCKET CHISEL BOX Hinged lid; oak, 16-5/8" x 5-1/2" x 3-1/4", finger jointed corners,  condition) originally contained 12 chisels, 1/8" to 2". VERY RARE & EXC  *PIC* 129.95

>>All books, catalogues, manuals and other paper items are ORIGINAL EDITIONS, unless indicated as reprints<<



The following condition ratings are used to qualify and describe items in a general manner.  In addition,  most items are described with remarks in respect to percent of original finish (including re-paints); pitting; chips; breaks; repairs, owner's marks; missing, replaced and/or non-vintage parts, etc.  My perception of condition is conservative and hopefully you will be pleased with receiving an item that will be better than your expectations.
N (NEW & UNUSED) Never been used. May or may not have original box and/or packaging.  **I prefer not to use the term "mint" in describing tools - a word more suitable in discussions of coins and stamps**.
LN (LIKE NEW) Little or no use.  May have had "shelf" wear or tarnish from improper storage.
EXC++-LN (EXCELLENT++-LIKE NEW) Very light use.  Retains most of the original finish.  All parts vintage correct and functional, complete.
EXC, EXC+ (EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT+) Has had careful, moderate use. Better than 75% original finish.  All parts vintage correct and functional, complete.
VG, VG+ (VERY GOOD, VERY GOOD+) Shows use.  Finish less than 75%.  May have minor cosmetic defects.  All parts may or may not be vintage correct but will be functional, complete.
G (GOOD) Heavy use.  Finish spotty.  Some parts may be worn, replaced and/or repaired and may need to be replaced for item to be functional.
F (FAIR) May or may not be suitable for restoration and mostly useable for parts.
P (POOR) Every aspect of the item in poor repair with major defects, missing parts, etc.


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RETURNS- Any item may be returned, in the same condition as it was received, within 7 days of receipt, for a refund.  Please contact me by Email or phone for return authorization.  Purchaser pays return shipping costs.  Original shipping costs non-refundable.

**All items subject to prior sale**

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