The Davistown Museum
Center for the Study of Early Tools
Scattered throughout The Davistown Museum are tools by important manufacturers who are also the subject of
information files compiled by the museum. This is a listing of our holdings for:
L.S. Starrett Co.

Status Location
The Industrial Revolution (1865f.): Classic Period of American Machinists' Tools
Hammers
9416LTC1 Toolmaker's hammer and magnifying glass DA TT (Pub)
Tool steel, glass, rubber, 7" long, 2 7/16" long, 3/4" diameter face, signed "THE L.S. STARRETT CO. ATHOL, MASS. U.S.A. No. 815".
Machinists' Tools
5915T1 Speed dial indicator bio DTM TT
Steel, nickel, 5 1/8" long, 1 7/8" tall, 5/8" thick, signed "THE L.S. STARRETT CO. ATHOL, MASS. U.S.A.".
Measuring Tools
111900T14 Center finder bio DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 6 5/8" long with a 6" pivoting arm, signed "The L S Starrett Co Athol Mass USA".
DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co.
32708T46 Compass bio photo DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 7 1/2" long, 8" wide, signed "THE L S STARRETT Co" and "ATHOL MASS U.S.A.".
Laroy S. Starrett Co.'s working dates were from 1880 to the present day.
111900T12 Dividers bio DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 3 13/16" long, signed "Starrett Athol Mass".
DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co.
111900T9 Double square bio photo DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 4" rule, signed "No 13", "The L.S.S. CO.", and "HARDENED NO 1".
The accompanying bevel blade is not available. DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co. of Athol, MA.
72002T4 Height gauge bio LPC MH-I
Steel, 10" high, 6" scale, signed "L S Starrett Co. Athol Mass USA" "Athol Mass" "Made in USA" "No 354", 1900.
This is a fine boxed example of a late classic period machinist tool formerly owned by the Raytheon Co.
111900T5 Inside calipers bio DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 5" long, signed "STARRETT ATHOL MASS USA".
DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co.
041712T1 Level bio DTM TT
Tempered alloy steel, glass, 12" long, 3/4" wide, 1 7/8" high, signed "THE L.S.S. Co. ATHOL MASS U.S.A.".
This machinists' level dates from 1940 - 1950.
22311T1 Level bio DTM TT
Drop-forged tempered alloy steel, 12 1/4" long, 2 3/4" wide, 1 1/2" deep, signed "THE L.S.STARRETT Co" "ATHOL, MASS. U.S.A." with a
border.
Part of the Robert Sullivan Collection donation.
71903T9 Level bio DTM MH
Drop-forged iron, brass, 9" long, signed "L. S. Starrett & Co Athol Mass Pat Applied For".
This appears to be the first model of this particular size level.
111900T4 Outside calipers bio DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 5" long, signed "L S S Co. ATHOL MASS USA" with an owner's signature "M. E. Weed".
DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co.
111900T1 Rule bio DTM MH
Tempered alloy steel, 12" long, signed "L.S. STARRETT ATHOL MASS USA TEMPERED No 4".
DATM (Nelson 1999, 751) contains historical information on L. S. Starrett Co.

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