Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Linemans' pliers 072112T8
6 1/2" long, 1" wide
signed "THE WAYMOTH CORP., PAWTUCKET, R.I."
This company made only cutting pliers (http://home.comcast.net/~alloy-artifacts/other-makers-
p3.html).
Linemans' pliers 31611T8
8" long, 1 1/2" head
signed "FRANCE"
Mechanics' cold chisel 93011T8
18" long, 2" wide bio
signed "ATHA" "1470" and with a horseshoe enclosing an A
Pin vise 22612T7
4 1/2" long
unsigned
This tool was made in the late 1800s or early 1900s.
Pipe tongs 122913T1
11" long, 2" tall, 1/2" wide
unsigned
These tongs, sometimes called a pipe wrench, are used for pipes and pumps.
Pliers 102512T12
11 1/4" long, 2" wide
signed "PAT. JULY. 6. 75" "OUT>>>" "<<<IN" and with owner's mark "ANSON P. MORRILL"
stamped several times
Silas and John W. Sparks held the July 6, 1875 patent 165,266 for pliers
(http://www.google.com/patents/US165266?pg=PA2&dq=pliers+July+6+1875&hl=en&sa=X&ei
=FfePULSmLoa-
0QXT0oCoDg&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=pliers%20July%206%201875&f=false).
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Pliers 31011T6
8" long
signed "HUBER PHIL" "C STEEL"
The nose is made to grip round materials. DATM (Nelson 1999, 406) lists Huber H. F. & A. in
Philadelphia as manufacturers of leather-making tools in 1836 and Henry Huber of
Philadelphia in 1870-1871.
Pliers 6703T8
7" long, 1 1/2" wide, 3/4" thick
signed "PATENTED MAY 26-17"
These elaborate pliers have an unknown function.

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