This recently published antique tool value guide is, without question, the most comprehensive sourcebook to the value of antique and collectible tools ever published. The author, a prominent international dealer and auctioneer of antique tools, has distilled his more than thirty years of experience into this handy sized publication. Copiously illustrated with photographs and period engravings, this book provides detailed pricing information for virtually every category of antique hand tools. Organized into sections by category of tools, the book includes tremendous information on market leader Stanley Tools and offers, for the very first time, value information about rare tools from Sargent, the Ohio Tool Company, the Union Tool Company, Sargent & Company and many more prominent Nineteenth Century American makers. The author, a citizen of the United Kingdom, also includes much valuable information on British planemakers Norris, Preston, Spiers and a pioneering section on obscure patented planes of England and Scotland. In addition to detailed sections on metallic planes, braces and levels, the book includes a large number of maker imprints and value information for American and British Wooden Planes. Finally, this book is more than just a series of photographs and lists of values. Interspersed among the value guide sections are a series of brief articles by prominent antique tool collectors and researchers that provide great insight into the areas of their particular expertise. If you have a chest of antique tools and have no idea where to start, we can assure you that this new guide will get you further down the road to sorting out what you have and what it is worth than any other publication available on the market.
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Book Description The Tool Shop, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110953372111
Book Description The Tool Shop, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0953372111