Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Stone chisel 31112T4
6 1/2" long, 3/4" wide
signed "VAUGHAN & BUSHNELL MFG Co." "AL-O-ITE"
This company made various hand tools in Chicago and Hebron, IL, from 1873 to 1994.
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Brick chisel 31112T17
6 7/8" long, 2 7/8" wide cutting edge bio
signed "C. DREW & CO."
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Stone cutter or splitter 31112T6
6 1/4" long, 3/8" wide cutting edge bio
signed "C. DREW & CO."
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
Stone cutter or splitter 31112T5
7 1/4" long, 1/2" wide cutting edge bio
signed "C. DREW & CO."
Drew is not well known as a producer of stone-working tools. These are probably from around
1950 when Drew expanded into modern style tools such as cat's paws. Courtesy of Liberty Tool
Stone cutters' splitting chisel 31112T7
5 3/4" long, 1/4" wide cutting edge bio
signed "C. DREW & CO."
Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.
SubCategor Shipwrights', Sailmakers', and Mariners'

Tools
Belaying pin set 9912T2
Ranging from 10 3/8" long and 9/16" diameter to 19 1/2" long and 1 1/8" diameter
unsigned
This set of 13 pins includes a cast brass, a turned brass, a nickel-plated cast iron, and three
turned copper pins, as well as seven pins made of assorted woods. These pins originally
belonged to Joseph A. Pigeon (1908 - 1997). Pigeon was a US Navy Chief Carpenter's Mate
and a veteran of World War II. At some point, he did work on the USS Constitution, and owned
a boat shop at 58 High Street in Charlestown, MA, later moving to 38 Cottage St., Taunton,
Fid 31112T2
11 1/2" long, 2" wide
unsigned
Fids are used by mariners and others to separate strands of rope when splicing. See marlin
spike. Courtesy of Liberty Tool Co.

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