Museum Trade Catalogs

If you have ever wondered about the ubiquitous file or rasp, from whence it came and how it was made, what types there are and to what purposes they were intended, here is your answer as a Free Download, or, if you so prefer, you can purchase the reprint which... Read more →

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For your edification and enjoyment, a free download of the complete C. E. Jennings & Co. Trade Catalog, August 1, 1901, also featured as a Toolemera Press reprint if you so desire a high resolution trade paper edition which also supports my publishing endeavors. Thank you. Download CEJenningsCat1901CSWebSec Purchase the... Read more →

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Trade Catalog / Broadside Joiners' Tools Manufactured By John J. Bowles, Main Street, Hartford, Conn. c1840. Wooden plane maker price list which I sold a year or so ago. You name it, he made it. Chimney plane, anyone? If it pleases you, a copy of this broadside as a sticker,... Read more →

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Herewith the complete though well worn 1858 trade catalog of The Baldwin Tool Co.: Illustrated Catalogue And Price List Of The Baldwin Tool Co's Premium Bench Planes And Moulding Tools: Also, A List of Boy's And Gentlemen's Tool Chests, And Superior Plane Irons, From W & S Butcher's Extra Cast... Read more →

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1867 Auburn Tool Co., 50 Owasco Street, Auburn, N.Y. Price List Of Bench Planes. The Auburn Tool Co. sub-contracted much of it's plane making to the New York State prison system. For a history of the Auburn Tool Co., see the Davistown Museum history. 1867 Auburn Tool Co. Price List... Read more →

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