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Atkins Patent Criterion #2 & #3 Robert Poindexter  Patent Aug 10, 1886 # 346,944 The top #2 is the more common.  The bottom #3 shows supporting arms                
S. C. Bemis

The predecessor of Bemis and Call

For more information on Bemis & Call

Bemis & Call

Made in Springfield, Mass

Bemis & Call

Made in Springfield Mass

Listed as new pattern in the 1876 Bemis & Call hardware catalog and the 1898 Orr & Lockett catalog

 

Light pattern

Advertisement from 1865 Russell and Erwin Catalog

 

Amos Call Patent Apr 30,1861 #32,179 rotating adjustable anvil

 

 

Woodcut from the 1876 Bemis & Call hardware catalog

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Information supplied by the Mechanick's Workbench Marion, MA

 

Roswell Cook's Patent Dec 23, 1873 #145,724

For more information on Cook

Roswell Cook's Patent Dec 23, 1873 #145,724 This example shows a different arrangement

 

 

Advertisement from The Charles A. Strelinger Company Catalog of 1895

Roswell Cook's Patent Dec 23, 1873 #145,724 This example shows a cast in square base for mounting to benches.

Picture supplied by Martin Donnelly Antique Tools

C. C. Spring Co. Worcester, Mass

Disston Star

Charles Shoemaker Patent Dec 24, 1872 #134,320

Advertisement from 1884 A. Hammacher & Co. Catalog

John T. East Patent Jun 12, 1883 # 279,140 hand cranked spring hammer set
Hand Forged Example
Hotchkiss pattern

The left represents the earlier design although the right is a Hotchkiss the design is similar to the Smith below. 

 

 

The bottom represents a third version

For more information on Seymour Smith

Seymour Smith Patent Mar 7, 1876 #174,585

Note threaded mount

John Johnston & James Crahan  Patent May 12, 1908 # 887,197 
John Johnston & James Crahan  Patent May 12, 1908 # 887,197  A hand held version by Atkins
Charley McDonner Patent    Jul 19, 1900 # 653,690

 

 

 

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