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New Tools Were Last Added: 2017-11-21 (newest items on top)

Update 2017-11-21 Hi everyone- a small update tonight with more coming tomorrow before the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanks for looking!


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Measuring, Marking and Layout Tools For Sale



Bemis & Call 8in Square-Leg Outside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent working order. They are marked with an owner's name and the date 1880. They are high quality square-leg calipers in a useful 8in size. Ideal for gauging turning stock on the lathe and a variety of other uses
$25
Item Number mml3030
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Starrett no. 29 Machinist Marking Gauge.
This is a vintage example in near-mint condition. It works perfectly in every way. Still made today, these sell for $114 if purchased new today
$45
Item Number mml3031
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English Boxwood Mortise Gauge.
This gauge is marked "Chas. Fernyhough, London." It's made of deep golden boxwood with some light figure along the beam. It works well and has reasonably long marking pins. It's a lovely, useful gauge
$30
Item Number mml3032
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Excellent Small Quirk Ogee Bevel Molding Plane by Union Tool, MA.
The Union Tool Co. made planes in Goshen, MA from 1852-54 according to AWP-IV. This plane cuts a gorgeous quirk ogee and bevel molding 1 1/2in wide and 1/2in deep, a nice smaller size than is usually found. The plane is in excellent condition all around and has no flaws I can see. The blade is especially clean which will make it an easy plane to tune and put to work. An exceptional example.
$55
Item Number mml3033
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Super Clean Stanley no. 36 9in Machinist Level.
This is an excellent example with all original finish and three good vials. The vials have covers that rotate into place to protect the vials when it is stored. An excellent example to use or add to a collection.
$35
Item Number mml3029
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Starrett 36-8 8in Lock-Joint Caliper.
This is an excellent example in perfect working order. This model features a transfer arm, a fine-adjustment screw, and a locking joint. this model is no longer made by Starrett, but retailed for $160 when bought new from Starrett. It's a top quality tool in excellent condition.
$30
Item Number mml3022
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Starrett 3in Universal Machinists Bevel.
This bevel is in excellent to near-mint condition and works perefctly
$25
Item Number mml3024
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6in Machinists Rule.
Marked "B & S CO BOSTON TEMPERED" good conditiion
$10
Item Number mml3025
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Marples Rosewood Mortise Gauge.
This is a well-used but excellent mortise gauge with two long, sharp pins. The adjustable pin moves easily and stays put. It's a good, usable gauge that looks good and works well.
$30
Item Number mml3026
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Stanley no. 61 Beech Marking Gauge.
This gauge is as simple as they come and in excellent working order. The pin is fat enough to be sharpened to a knife edge to make a cheap cutting gauge.
$12
Item Number mml3028
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6in Spring Dividers.
These dividers were made for Craftsman, probably by Union. They aren't the prettiest but they work just fine.
$15
Item Number mml3011
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Rosewood Mortise and Marking Gauge.
This is an English-made gauge in perfect working order. It has a plastic locking screw which isn't the sexiest but it works just fine. The gauge has no wear and perfect pins
$12
Item Number mml3012
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Chapin-Stephens 5/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This plane was made by C-S near Hartford, CT at the Union factory. It's in average conditon and is one of the most commons sizes I find. It's usable and completely ordinary.
$15
Item Number mml3015
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Starrett 6in Flat-Leg Lock-Joint Hermaphrodite Caliper .
These calipers are model 42-6 and are in excellent condition. They are sold today by Starrett and retail for $149 new.
$28
Item Number mml3018
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Starrett no. 186 Drill and Wire Gauge.
This is an especially clean vintage example. It's still sold today and retails for $76 new
$24
Item Number mml3019
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Early British Style Wing Dividers.
These dividers are 6.5in long. They are chunky and well-made with a thick brass wing nut to lock them in place. They aren't as refined as some of the dividers I've had listed this month, but they do the job well.
$40
Item Number mml3002
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Starrett no. 50A Trammel Set Mint IOB.
This trammel set is complete in its original box with the original packing paper and the original wooden beam. The beam has a threaded hole to hold the adjustable point when the pencil socket is in use. These retail for $140 new today from Starrett
$60
Item Number mml2984
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Stanley no. 0 24in Plumb and Level.
This level has both vials intact and is only missing some small bits of finish. It's perfectly usable.
$20
Item Number mml2986
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Well-Done Hand-forged Wheelwrights Traveler.
This traveler has a 7in wheel. It's in good working order and completely unmarked. It's a super cool early hand-forged tool..
$26
Item Number mml2991
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12in Inside Caliper.
This is a well-made caliper in perfect working order
$10
Item Number mml2992
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British 9in Bevel Gauge.
This gauge was made by Footprint and is in perfect working order.
$15
Item Number mml2995
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Starrett no. 132 6in Machinists Bench Level.
This 2 1/2in level is in excellent conditon and has all original nickel
$20
Item Number mml2982
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Brown and sharpe 4 1/2in Machinists Square.
This square is a model no 166 as marked on the blade. It has some discoloration and pitting but is dead on straight and square. It was made in Providence, RI by B&S.
$28
Item Number mml2972
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Outstanding 10in British Mitre Square.
This square was made by Colquhoun & Cadman of Sheffield. It's in excellent condition with much of the original bluing on the blade. The stock was stamped 6 times by an F.BROOK who was very proud of this tool. I believe the stock is ebony- it's jet black and has no visible color difference I can see. It's an excellent example of this beautiful tool
$40
Item Number mml2976
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Exceptional Starrett 24in Lock-Joint Inside Calipers.
This is the largest size caliper made by Starrett. They are 24in long and in near-perfect condition. The joint locks via the big knurled wheel at the hinge. A smaller wheel is used to make fine adjustments. They are exceptionally clean and crisp and have no flaws I can see. Calipers this size retail for $300+ if bought new from Starrett today. These are offered at a slight discount off life. An amazing tool in top condition
$75
Item Number mml2978
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Excellent Mahogany & Rosewood Marking Gauge.
This gauge is clean and works perfectly. The beam is mahogany, graduated in inches, and has a brass wear plate beneath the marking pin. The head is rosewood with two vertical brass strips. The locking thumbscrew is boxwood. It works perfectly and looks fantastic. It has a light mark on the head I cannot make out.
$28
Item Number mml2963
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Disston & Morss Mortise Gauge.
This gauge has a mahogany beam and rosewood head. It has a crisp Disston mark. The marking points are short, but usable. It was made in Philadelphia by Disston & Morss.
$18
Item Number mml2964
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Rosewood Mortise Gauge by D.M. Lyon, Newark, NJ.
This is an early mortise gauge dating to around 1853-54 according to the EAIA DAT. It's been used quite a bit and the pins are on the short side. It still works well, locking tight and adjusting easily enough via the thumbscrew at the end of the beam
$20
Item Number mml2965
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Rosewood Mortise Gauge by S.S. Norton, Colchester, CT.
This is an early American mortise gauge made by SS Nortin in Colchester, CT. It's been used quite a bit and the pins are on the short side. It still works well, locking tight and adjusting easily enough via the thumbscrew at the end of the beam
$20
Item Number mml2967
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12in British Try Square.
This square has a lovely rosewood stock. The blade is dead on square as checked against my Starrett master square. It's not the cleanest blade but it's straight and square- a perfect user
$20
Item Number mml2969
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Excellent British Wing Dividers.
This is a classic British wing divider with stout legs and a nicely shaped hinge. They work perfectly, locking tight and adjusting easily. They are unmarked and in excellent working order. Ideal for layout or design work at the bench.
$45
Item Number mml2959
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Stanley Boxwood Marking Gauge.
This rule is unmarked by clearly Stanley. It's in very good working order with little wear and no damage. It has a long, thick marking pin that could be sharpened to a knife edge to make a cheap slitting gauge. It's clean and useful
$28
Item Number mml2954
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Stanley no. 62 Marking Gauge.
this is the simplest Stanley gauge, just a plain beech head and beam with a single marking pin. It works perfectly. The pin on this model is thick enough to sharpen to a knife edge to make a cheap slitting gauge.
$10
Item Number mml2958
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Stanley no. 2 Trammel Set.
This is a good, usable trammel set that's seen some use. It's aged to a nice patina and still has long points. The points are marked with the Stanley logo. These work just like dividers, but on a larger scale
$30
Item Number mml2941
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Stanley no. 1221 12in Combination square.
This square was part of Stanley's "Defiance" line of tools and thus did not have a scribe or level. It still works perfectly and is dead on square when checked against my Starrett master square.
$25
Item Number mml2947
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Starrett 4in Hermaphrodite Caliper .
This caliper is in very good working order
$10
Item Number mml2953
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Massive, Well-Made 18in Outside Caliper.
This is a beautiful machinist-made caliper in excellent working condition. it has two different owner's marks, but no maker's mark.
$25
Item Number mml2928
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7in Mahogany Bevel Gauge.
This gauge has a maker's mark on the blade I can't read but it's definitely British. It's in excellent conditon and works perectly.
$20
Item Number mml2921
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Stanley no. 21 Combination square.
This square has its original vial and scribe. The rule is quite clean. It's not terribly old I don't think, but it's straight and square and works well
$20
Item Number mml2924
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Union Tool Co 12in Combination Square.
This square was made in Orange, MA by Union. It's clean and works perfectly.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $30
Item Number mml2741
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Clean & Excellent Griffiths 5/8in Side BEad.
This is a nice usable plane with no damage or flaws. It's a good size for larger casing and base moldings, and other medium scale work. A top quality tool in good usable condiiton
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number mml2790
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Scarce & Excellent Kraeuter & Co., Newark, NJ Leg Calipers.
These 4in leg calipers were made in Newark, NJ by Kraueter & Co which operated from 1879-1931. They are in excellent working order and have a very small, but perfectly clear mark. I've seen other marked leg calipers made by another Newark, NJ maker Lowentraut, but never one by Kraeuter before.
$45
Item Number mml2901
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Stanley No.16 8in Try&Mitre Square.
This is a good-looking mitre square with a nice walnut infill. The infill has no chips or cracks. The blade is clean, straight, and square. A nice-looking, usable mitre square.
$30
Item Number mml2852
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Mathieson 9in Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This gauge has seen a bit of use but works perfectly. IT was made in Glasgow by Mathieson. The screw-lock might not be as fast as some of the fancier designs, but once this one is set, it stays set.
$24
Item Number mml2821
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Stanley no. 93 Butt & Mortise Gauge.
This is an nice clean example with all original shiny nickel plating. IT's in perfect working order. This example was probably made in the 1910s based on the logo. It's an interesting and perfectly usable multi-tasker in good usable condition
$25
Item Number mml2815
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