Auction Date: May 13, 2023
Auction Time: 9:00 AM
Auction Type: Tool Auction
50 Durlach Road, Ephrata PA 17522
SPRING TOOL SALE
Saturday, May 13th, 2022 At 9:00 AM
Preview – Friday, May 12, 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Sale to be held at the Horst Auction Center, located at the corner of Rt. 322 & Durlach Rd.
(approx. 2 ½ miles west of Ephrata), Ephrata, Lancaster Co., Pa.
Over 580 Lots of Antique Tools – In Main Auction Hall
Edge Tools: Lg. collection Axes, Hatchets & Adze – Hand wrought: Massive collection of over 20 – Goosewing, many Broad, Felling, Mortise & Posthole axes, Twibils, carpenter’s & other adze (many signed by documented Central Pa. makers); rare, hurdle-maker’s twibils; Cooper’s & other drawknives; Slicks, firmer, bench, carving other Chisels (several matched sets); Butcher’s cleavers; Wooden Planes – Fine collection of Central Pennsylvania wooden molding planes (many museum quality): E.W. Carpenter, Lancaster: Rare matched pair double-patented handled screw-arm panel tongue & groove planes; Complex crown molding planes; Screw-arm sash molding; Screw-arm moving fillisters; Screw-arm adjustable panel & field raising planes, Fenced mitre plane; simple & complex fixed blade molding planes; other molding planes by: J. Stamm; F. Dallicker; I. Schauer; Samuel Auxer; Auxer & Remley; D. Heiss; J. Strode; Fine “Masonic-type” relief carved wooden block plane; Dated 1780, carved block plane; Whale shaped compass block; David Kimberly Patent 3-arm plow plane; two-way handled mitre plane; Metal Planes: Stanley: Bailey series bench planes; Bedrock & Gage series bench planes; Transitional bench planes; #45, #55, combination planes; #41 combination w/ fillister bed; #57 core box; #51 chute board plane; #9 mitre plane; #192 improved rabbet; #148 T&G; #113 Compass/circular; #112 & #12 Veneer scrapers; Routers; & Specialty planes; English type: Brass frame infill shoulder rabbet; Spiers infill bench jack; “Muskgrave” chariot block; Measuring devices: Wooden marking gauges (several Lancaster Shop); metal marking gauges; Folding & straight rules; Squares; Wooden & iron Levels; Calipers; Plumb bobs; Wheel travelers; Machinist Tools: 19th Century Watchmaker’s mandrel lathe; Cooper’s tools: Stave flagging iron; Hoop drivers; Scorps & shaves; Augers & reamers; Hammers: wooden mallets; carpenters & variety of metalworking hammers; Saws: Collection of handsaws – Lg. collection of wooden frame Pit, Veneer & fellow saw; Back saws, Fellow & Bow saws; Disston & Sons: #42 combination, #9 & many others; Star Brand “Will Pay” handsaw; Medical & Copings saws; Drilling tools: Rare, E.W. Carpenter, Lancaster, bit-stock brace; early wrought iron sweep brace; Bow drills; Wooden & metal braces; Right-angle drills; Breast drills; T-handled augers; Wheel hub reamers; Primitives: Fine E.W. Carpenter, Lancaster, wooden work bench; Conestoga wagon jacks (1 – dated 1812, w/ floral vine tool decoration); Collection of reaping sickles (most with maker’s strikes); Dengelstock-field anvils; Timber scribes; Dbl.-horn stake anvil; Small bench-top stake anvils; Wrought iron hardware; Carpenter’s tool chests; Oak bench-top 4-door tool cabinet; Oak “Cleveland Twist Drill Co.” trade-advertising store cabinet; etc.
Garage Area: starts at 10:00 A.M. – Antique tool parts, user tools & repair projects: carpentry tools; Blacksmith tools; Wrenches; Misc. hardware; etc.
*Note – This is just a partial listing items for these sales. See our website for a more complete listings & photos.
Bidding available on-line as well, information on our website.
Accepted Payments: Cash, PA checks, credit cards, and debit cards. No out of state checks without prior approval.