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This chest and the tools within it belonged to Frances Cleveland Bert (1892-1984), the grandfather of one of Ron's coworkers. He made his living in the steel mills before becoming a high-school industrial arts teacher. Click the links below to see "before" and "after" pics.

Before: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

After:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


6.5" Barn latch (slides up and turns to unlatch). Marked "188" - Patented July 7, 1891.

No longer available



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22" Hand-forged barn strap hinges (female). Circa 1880.

$25 (pair) + shipping



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17" Pipe cutter, stamped "S1" with a capital "T" inside a circle

$17 + shipping



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Babbitt bearing cast-iron pot (4 3/4" x 3 1/2"). Stamped "5482 A.L."

$14 + shipping


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Alemite 5" D-handle grease gun, "Reg US Pat Off, Hydraulic Gun Model 6556, Stewart Warner Corp, Made in Chicago"
 
$16 + shipping

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14" Machinist's oil can (no markings)

$10 + shipping




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Fire hose nozzle, circa 1940.
No markings. Solid cast brass. Measures 10 1/8" (fits 1 5/8" hose).


No longer available


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9" Vintage curling iron with oak handle (no markings)

$6 + shipping



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8" Steel wall bell by Wall Supply Co. Copper striker. Base measures 11"x 9"



Not for sale




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FYR-FYTER 2.5-gallon, fire extinguisher (Dayton, OH). Classification A-1 No. 8747, tested to 350 lbs. Underwriters' Laboratories inspected. Nipple on hose missing.


$125 + shipping







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