Current Auction: Nashua Catalogue - May 4, 2019

Nashua Spring International Catalogue Antique Tool Auction

Lot: SC19-564
Maker: Tower & Lyon, New York, New York
Length: 10.000 Inches
Condition: GOOD+
Patent Paper: 126519
Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00
An example of CHAPLIN' S PATENT TRANSITIONAL PLANE, No. 75, by Tower & Lyon, New York, New York. This example of the May 7, 1872 U.S. Patent of Orril R. Chaplin retains fully 85% of its original black japan and lacquer finishes. 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 May 4, 2019 in Nashua , New Hampshire.

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