Items available for Education Loans from The Davistown 07-Aug-
Tools
Adjustable wrench 072512T1
5" long, 1 1/2" wide, 7/16" thick bio
signed "Billings & Spencer Co." "Hartford, Conn" and "B" in a triangle; "C. E. Billings" "Pat'd
Feb. 18th 1879"; also "B" on the bottom section
Charles Billings was issued patent 212,298 for an improvement in wrench design. View it here:
http://www.google.com/patents?id=UJdOAAAAEBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Feb.+18+1879+
Billings&source=bl&ots=xnN2JWONAh&sig=ClThXq-
dPeZ90tctjaxTMrdFIo8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=sS4QUN3WKaaW0QX2yIDIAQ&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA
Alligator wrench and screw threader 101312T18
8" long, 2 1/4" wide, 1" and 1 1/2" jaws
signed "BONNEY VIXEN ALLENTOWN PA. MADE IN U.S.A."
The brand name Vixen was used by Bonney Vise and Toolworks of Philadelphia and
Allentown, PA., operating from 1886 to 1910.
Locking combination box wrench 6703T35
8 3/4" long, 1" square closed socket, 3/4" open square socket
signed "1" "HOOD" "PAT'D" (illegible)
Offset crescent wrench 121412T4
6 1/2" long, 1 3/4" wide
signed "THE HD SMITH & CO 6 IN" "PERFECT HANDLE PATENTED"
"The H.D. Smith Company was founded in 1855 in Plantsville, Connecticut. The company
operated as a foundry and merchant drop-forger, and in the latter role was possibly the first of
many such businesses. After 1900 tool production became an important part of the company's
business, and their best known products became a line of wood-handle tools sold under the
'Perfect Handle' brand" (http://home.comcast.net/~alloy-artifacts/other-makers-p3.html).
Pipe wrench 93011T10
6" long bio
signed "WALWORTH" "MADE IN USA" and their trademark "GENUINE STILLSON" in a
diamond shape, on jaw "STILLSON C1" "REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. C"
Pipe wrench 93011T9
7" long bio
signed "WALWORTH MFG. CO." "BOSTON, U.S.A." and their trademark "REGISTERED
STILLSON" in a diamond shape
Pocket wrench 31811T14
6 1/2" long, 1 1/2" x 1/2" head
signed "WORCHESTER" with two preceding lines that are obscured
This style of wrench is also called a screw wrench or monkey wrench.

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