A Sweetheart era model with maybe 20% of the nickel remaining on the knuckle cap, and 75% of the japanning remaining. The iron is a Rev-O-Noc from HSB & Co. No eccentric lever. $20
You’ll find fewer than the usual toolbox dings on this rosewood mortise gauge, marked “New Britain, Conn. USA”. The rosewood is a nice burgundy color, not that “what-did-I-eat-for-dinner” orange. The pins have plenty of life left (the mortise-side pins need to be shaped), and the brass has an even patina. A bit of rosewood has chipped out near the hole for the stem, but that should not affect its use. One other apology: it’s missing the brass foot that backs the thumbscrew.
$45 Reduced to $30.
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These hand-crank grinders are offered as a pair.
On the left is a small grinder with a solid wheel. It’s functional, but no looker. There’s a brazed repair near the bottom that has not impacted the function. On the right is a nice little grinder. It comes with a two-part wheel that seems made for grinding a knife bevel. $15 for the pair.