Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Trowel 3312T4
10" long, 3 5/8" wide blade
signed "I.REED" "CAST STEEL"
It is unusual to encounter a mason's trowel made from cast steel. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Trowel 30911T9
6" long, 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" blade
signed "DDBCON"
The signature is hard to read. This may be a plasterers' trowel.
Trowel 30911T10
9" long, 5" x 1 1/2" blade
signed "W. Germany" "83" and "WAG___" "KONSTAN___" possible owner's marks
The signatures are partly obscured. This may be a plasterers' trowel and is probably made from
German steel.
Unidentified tool 102512T14
8" long, 2 1/2" wide
signed "W. GILPIN" "WEDGES MILLS" "WARRENTED"
DATM reports a tool made by W. Gilfin Wedge Mills (Nelson 1999, 314). It was a business in
England: "Wedges Mill is a hamlet in the south-west corner of the Urban District [of Cannock]
dating from the foundation of William Gilpin's edge-tool works in 1790."
(http://www.clickityworld.co.uk/cannock/localhistory/tabid/161/Default.aspx). Courtesy of Liberty
Tool Co.
Wagon jack 22512T3
30" high, 14" by 5" wide base
unsigned
This is a nice complete example of a wagon jack. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Wagon jack 2713T4
28" tall, 18" long handle, 5" x 12" base
unsigned
Wooden mallet 12613T4
15" long, 6" long head, 2 1/4" and 1 3/4" diameter faces
unsigned
Pry bar 31112T23
15 1/4" long, 1" wide bio
signed "C. Drew and Company"
This is another of the Drew Co.'s more modern tools. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.

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