Current Auction: Indianapolis Catalogue - October 19, 2019

Indianapolis Fall International Catalogue Antique Tool Auction

Lot: OC19-575
Maker: Silsby, Race & Holly, Seneca Falls, New York
Length: 9.750 Inches
Condition: GOOD+
Estimate: $1000.00 - $2000.00
A RARE LARGE SIZE HOLLY PATENT BLOCK PLANE by Silsby, Race & Holly, Seneca Falls, New York. This extra clean oversize plane retains its original turned front knob and the brass screw that secures the cutting iron in the plane. The only example of this plane in this size that we have seen or offered for sale. Rare. There is a chip from the casting that holds the front knob, but the plane is otherwise in excellent condition. From the Collection of John and Janet Wells, Berkeley, California. In an unprecedented act of generosity, it was the express wish of John and Janet Wells that the proceeds from the sale of their extraordinary collection be divided equally between the Early American Industries Association and the Mid-West Tool Collectors Association. Please bid generously. All M-WTCA and EAIA members who attend the auction and register for a bid card will receive a free copy of the auction catalogue.
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This tool will be sold at public auction on October 19, 2019 in Indianapolis , Indiana.

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