Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Carriage spoke wrench 22311T8
5 1/2" long
signed "FORGED" "PORTLAND ME."
The trademark is obscured. Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
Offset open box wrench 8912T9
9 7/8" long, 5/16" thick, 1" and 1 3/16" ends
signed "W.C. HASLAM"
The mark probably belongs to an owner. This tool has obvious signs of file-finishing and
S-curve open box wrench 8912T2
8 3/4" long, 3/8" thick, 5/8" and 11/16" ends
signed "G. EDGCUMBE"
No Edgcumbe is listed in DATM (Nelson 1999).
Tap wrench 31811T32
19 1/4" long, 1/2" square hole in the center
unsigned
This handmade tool could be a bolt header, but more likely was used as a wrench.
Tap wrench 31811T8
6" long, 5/16" wide, the center is flattened to 1" x 1" with a 1/4" square hole
unsigned
It was hand-forged.
Category The Industrial Revolution (1865f.): Classic Period of American Machinists' Tools
SubCategor Machinists' Tools
Die stock 33112T1
7 3/4" long, 2 1/2" wide bio
signed "Wiley and Russell, MFG, CO." "Greenfield, MASS." "PAT. Aug 5, 1884" and "7/16,
The working dates for this company are from 1872 - 1912. Then they became part of the
Greenfield Tap and Die Corp. This patent was assigned to them by Albert J. Smart of
Greenfield. It may be viewed at:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=LWZAAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA2&dq=Aug+5,+1884+die+stock&h
l=en&sa=X&ei=g6SZT7PxCMeZ0QWz_oDmBQ&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Aug%20
5%2C%201884%20die%20stock&f=false.
Machinists' precision angle square 81713T14
2 1/4" x 1 7/8" x 3/8"
signed "TAFT PEIRCE WOONSOCKET RI" "N-100094-G"
This square can be adjusted from 90 degrees minutely by two small-thread screws against the
blade. DATM (Nelson 1999) indicates this company's working dates were from 1915 to 1925.
SubCategor Measuring Tools

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