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Millers Falls 190 level 8in

Her we have a nice as new Millers Falls 8" aluminum magnetic level.
$30. USD




Stanley No36 6" level

The 6" size is the rarest of the series. This cast machinist level is in very good condition.
$75.00




Stanley No36 12" level

Just a great 12" machinist level ready for the shop. In very good condition with no apologies.
$45.00





Stanley No36 18" level

Another great machinist's level. This  level is 18" in length and in great condition. Ready to help with the shop work.
$55.00




Stanley No39 1/2 Machinist level

A very rare find here. This gem is a 9.5 on anyones list. Just 8" in length with all the adornments only a type 1 tool can have. The rich scroll work' Great glass vials. A treasure for those that appreciate fine craftsmanship.
$65.00 SOLD Thanks




Starrett 12" machinist's level #98

Looking for a good Starrett machinist's level. Here it is.  Convenient 12" size and in great condition.
$85.00




Kaye and sons 12" level

A great little pocket level from Kay & Sons of  Hull & Goole.Made of  mahogony and brass. This is in excellant condition no chips or dings. It comes fitted in a craftsman made wooden   box.
$45.00 SOLD Thanks






12in Disston Level (Cherry)?

A bit of a treasure for the shop. I believe it's made of Cherry and probably from the 1930's or 40"s. In good condtion the vial is clearand wood is good too.
$25.00






Ebony & Brass Marking guage

Just a very nice adjustable Ebony marking gauge with brass inlays. Smooth working and in great condition. Ready to use and cherish.
$45.00 SOLD Thanks




Stanley No 18 8" bevel square

A nice pocket size bevel guage from Stanley.

$24.00 Sold thanks




Some nice caliper rules

I always get inquiries about small pocket size rules. Here are 3 nice caliper rules and an aluminum advertising 12" rule from Lufkin.

Calipers your choice at $19.00

Lufkin advertising rule  $15.00

 

  Left Lufkin 388 12"       Right J. Rabone & Son 1483 6"                                   Lower  J. Rabone & Son 1406 4"

                                                  

                                                          




Rabone Rule 1157 4 fold 3ft

Nice wooden rule here but it has somme damage as seen in the picture. Still useable in the shop.

$12.00




Rabone No1575 4 fold 3ft rule

A nice Rabone 4 fold 3ft. rule in very good++ condition.

$22.00




Rabone Blindman's Rule

A nice vintage Rabone Boxwood 3 foot 4 fold Blindman's Rule in very good condition. Good markings and brass fittings.

$18.00 SOLD

    




12" Machinist squarel by Union Tool

A handy square for the shop made by one of the best tool makers. In clean legible condition glass vial is intact ready to use.

$17.00  SOLD Thanks




Hoppe Torpedo Level 9"

A handy little level for the shop apron.

$8.00




Unmarked Brass level

A nice unmarked level with brass top & bottom plates. Made of Beech and in very good condition. All bubbles intact. A great find for the collector at Christmas.

$55.00




Simmons Keen Kutter Level

This is the first Keen Kutter I have found. A 28" level with tons of brass. In verry good condition with no chips or breaks. A great user or collectible

 $48.00




Stanley No5 28" level

I have 2 of these for sale both are in very good condition and ready for use or the collection. Brass top & end plates.

$35.00 per




Stanley No 3 Level 30in. VGC

I have a wood (cherry)? & brass level from Stanley. It is marked No3 and is 30" in length. All bubbles are intact and the level is in very good condition. A few mandatory tiny paint splatters but lacking any hang me up holes.

$24.00




Sands M45 4ft level

Originally made to be used by a bricklayer or mason this vintage 4ft level is in good condition. All vials are complete and visible. There is some damage to the plastic vial covers but doesn't affect use.

$28.00




Stanley 03 level

A nice Stanley level with all the desirable features. Nice brass end caps and top plate, all vials intact and a great patina. It appears to be cherry and is 26 in. in length.

$22.00




Stanley No.0 level

Stanley No.0 30" level. Made in Canada. The level is marked Genuine Cherry Best Wood for Levels In very good condition.

$28.00




Starrett Exact Plumb Bob

A precision Bob made by Starrett this is a model PB-8 in excellent condition.

$20.00




L.S. Starrett Machinist square

A great vintage square from America's premiere maker.

$24.00 SOLD




Unmarked Beechwood Marking Gauge

This Beechwood marking gauge has a Brass "moustache" wear plate. In good+ condition with legible markings.

$16.00




Taylor & Forbes Plum Bob?

An acquaintance of mine is a descendent of one of the partners and I was lucky enough to copy some pages of their tool catalogue. Although unmarked it fits the description of a number 3 bob. In good++ condition.
Taylor & Forbes Guelph Ont. early 1900's Iron implements and tools.
$16.00
 





Unmarked Brass Bob Hercules?

 A beautiful little unmarked bob. Identical in design to a Hercules 8 but about 1/4" longer.
$17.00



Stanley No 172 Bob

I can't find any mark on this one but I'm sure any collector will know it. In good++ condition with only paint loss.
I have had a viewer email me that this is a Stanley No172 Bob and weighs 12oz.
$27.00



Starrett 5150 Brass Plumb Bob

This thing is massive and in great condition.

$55.00




Rosewood & Brass Bevel Guage 6"

Sorry but the blade was too rusted to get a makers name but I believe it's a Stanley. The Rosewood and brass are in very good condition. The blade is badly pitted but I managed to buff it to a usable state. With a short 6in blade this is a very handy bevel for the shop.

$19.00




Craftsman made Plumb Bob

This appears to be a shop made Bob possibly a high school machine shop project. In good condition.
$12.00



Just a plain old red bob

Older unmarked cast iron plumb bob in good condition. It has a newer paint job but is in good++ condition. I believe it may be from Taylor-Forbes of Guelph Ontario.

$14.00




W Marples&sons level

Stamped W Marples&sons sheffield Eng  Very nice $37.00




Exact folding rule 6'

Nice and clean 6 foot folding ruler.

$8.00




Stanley 41 level

A great Stanley #41 level. This little beauty is 3 1/2" long made of cast iron with a decorative brass top plate. It is made to be used screwed to a square. The vial is intact and the lever in excellent condition.

$35.00




Brass Bob

Beautiful little unsigned plum bob probably craftsman made 3 1/2"x7/8" solid heavy brass.

 $17.00




General Hardware Plumb Bob

Great find here a #800 brass plum bob from General Hardware. Overall length 5 5/8" with a taper of approx. 4 1/4"x 1 3/8" in diameter with a weight of 16 oz. A rare and collectible tool.

$65.00




Task? T23147-8oz. Plumb Bob

This Bob has an odd logo etch it appears to be Task or Thsk. It weighs 8oz and is 4" in length either nickle plated or stainless.

$14.00




Hercules No8 Plumb Bob

A vintage Hercules No8 Brass Plumb Bob in very good condition.

$19.00





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