Item B3 - Millers Falls  No. 33 Ratchet Bit Brace.   

This brace is noteworthy for its nice condition, with faultless cocobolo handles and much remaining original condition.  But also for its scarcity.  Marked “No. 33 the brace conforms to descriptions of that number except for the handle wood.  This is a fairly early of this model brace, having the half boxed ratchet that became fully boxed in 1894..  It is marked with two patent dates:  Aug. 17, 1871 and Aug 15, 1871.  The brace is a 8” sweep one with half-boxed ratchet.  With about 70 percent nickel and handsome handles it is a pretty tool.  It has Amidon’s patent jaws, and so is best suited to use with the common auger pits having square taper tangs.  It is easily Good+

Price - $30.00

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