Jewelry boxes were once like treasure chests for the royalty, priests, and aristocrats who could afford to own valuables worth being stowed away.But as fine jewelry became more affordable during the Industrial Revolution, jewelry boxes, too, were mass-produced for the middle class.This auction featured the woodworking tool collection of Bob Elgin, a long time M-WTCA member and avid bowl carver from St. In addition to Bob's tools, we sold a number of tools consigned by three different collectors from Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri & Illinois. There were tools & books in the auction to fit any budget. Starrett end cutters "FOR MUSIC WIRE" USMC (United Shoe Machinery Corp.) lasting pincer/hammer combo tool; SARGENT nippers; Unknown "Young's Patent" tool; & unknown saw set. We love sharing new ideas and educating our customers on the products we sell.Most of all we love building relationship with our customers!Believe it or not, they do keep us organized both in the shop and on the job site.
Plus, they come with a price tag that's all over the map.
(Because of its delicate condition, handling of this catalogue will not be permitted during the preview).
Starrett 20-page Catalogue / Price List, covers separated, but all pages there. Alphabets and Designs for Wood Signs, by Speelman; Canework, by Crampton; Cleaning Antique Tools, Southwest Tool Collectors; Of Plates And Purlins Grandpa Builds A Barn Complements of EAIA; and Woodworking Tricks of the Trade, edited by Wakeling.
Others contained mirrors, clocks, or mechanical music-makers.
And while many were sealed with a lock and key, some boxes were puzzles whose solution revealed the jewels inside.