Antique Trader Tools Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Oct 5, 2007 - Antiques & Collectibles - 304 pages
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Admired for their high-quality craftsmanship and beautiful engravings, many classic hand tools are as elegant as they are ingenious. Before power tools and machinery, all woodworking and carpentry was done by hand and this price guide celebrates the mastery of fine antique American hand tools.
 

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I have a hand plane by the union it's an x 5 with pat. Date 12 8 03 couragated bottom and a 2 screw vertical adjuster,I'm very interested in finding out what I have as far as value or rarity. If any body knows please call randy at 1231 5641302 thanks

Contents

Focusing a Collection
6
Values
7
Condition Grades
9
Trends
10
Building a Collection
11
Advertising Displays Salesmans Samples Ephemera
12
Art Books Catalogs Magazines Manuals Photos
29
Braces Bits
38
Levels Inclinometers
78
Machinery
105
Planes Scrapers
112
Rules Squares Gauges
215
Saws
248
Scientific Drafting Engineering Surveying Technical Instruments
257
Special Use Miscellaneous Tools
266
Tool Chests Benches
285

Drills
53
Edged Tools
60
Hammers
73
Glossary
294
Index
300
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About the author (2007)

Clarence Blanchard is the president of Antique & Collectible Tools Inc. and Brown Auction Services. His auction company currently holds the world record auction price for nearly every type of antique tool. He also is the author of Warman?s Tools Field Guide.

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