Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
SubCategor Hammers
Hammer head casting 123012T2
6 1/2" long, 1 1/2" wide, 1" face
signed "5"
This appears to be a half-finished hammer head casting.
SubCategor Machinists' Tools Peter Stubs Tools
Inside/outside calipers 22411T24
5" long and 2" wide closed bio
signed "P S STUBS"
SubCategor Measuring Tools
Calipered wire gauge 42012T4
8 5/16" long, 4" wide
This unusual tool was made by George Partridge & Sons of Darlastown, England. They
operated circa 1816 to 1950 (
SSW_2_GP/). Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Level 101113T1
28" long, 3 1/4" wide, 1 1/2" high
DATM (Nelson 1999, 642) lists Philip Quigley as a maker of levels, marking gauges, and
wooden planes. He was born in Ireland in 1824. He started working in Newark, NJ, in 1847. He
moved to San Francisco, CA in 1852 and died in 1871.
Try square 31611T3
6" long, 2" blade, 4 1/4" wooden leg
signed "W. MARPLE"
William Marples is listed in DATM (Nelson 1999) as a wooden planemaker, 1828-1856.
William Marples & Sons, 1833 - 1983 made planes, edge tools, and files. It is unknown if this
tool was made by them, it could be an owner signature.
SubCategor Measuring Tools (Except Machinist Tools)
Tenon gauge 22612T6
8" long, 5/8" square track, 2 3/8" by 1" block bio
signed "*WATTS Boston*"
Joseph Watts made marking gauges in Charleston, MA and marked them Boston from 1834 to
1849 (Nelson 1999, 833).
SubCategor Miscellaneous Items

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