Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Punch 31011T4
5 5/8" long, 1/2" wide bio
signed "C. DREW & CO." "CAST STEEL"
Hand vise 22411T21
6" long and 2" wide head bio
signed "P S STUBS"
SubCategor Cobbler and Saddler Tools
French pattern cobblers' hammer 92112T9
6 3/8" long, 1 5/8" diameter face, 1 1/2" edge
signed with a lion touchmark
SubCategor Coopers' Tools
Chamfer knife 22311T19
15" long, 5" long blade
signed "L. & I. J. WHITE" "BUFFALO, N.Y." in an oval shape with "1837" in the center, "5"
above the trademark, and "A" on the inner handle
This is also called a howelling knife. Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Coopers' side ax 121311T1
17 1/2" long handle, 9" long and 6" wide blade
signed "J. F. Staples"
This broad ax shows distinct evidence of iron steeling. James Forest Staples worked in
Portland, ME, 1849 - 1856.
Drawshave 120907T3
15" long, 1 5/8" long blade, and 4 1/2" handles
signed "L & T WHITE" "18*7" and "BUFFALO N.Y." in an oblong oval with "6" on the other
This coopers' shave shows evidence of either a weld or a differential temper line on the
End shave 31808SLP28
7 1/2" long, 4 5/8" wide photo photo
Shave 31808SLP29
11 1/2" long, 4" long blade photo photo
Shingle knife 121311T2
8 3/4" long, 2 3/4" wide bio
signed "Higgins & Libby" "8" "Portland"
It is likely to be made of local forged puddled or German steel. Higgins & Libby worked in
Portland, ME, in 1856.

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