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Beginning Patent Date: 1820 1860 1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 through 1930
Beginning Patent #: 0.347 30487 98933 223484 421420 643120 947002 to 1805330
Patentee: A to C D to G H to J K to M N to Q R to S T to Z

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Patent #: 838118
Patent Date: 12/11/1906
Patentee: Karlson, Julius H.
Location: Chicago, IL
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet-drill.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 1339958
Patent Date: 05/11/1920
Patentee: Karlsson, Karl W.
Location: E. Boston, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Feeding attachment for bit-stocks
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 757315
Patent Date: 04/12/1904
Patentee: Keables, Charles F.
Location: Indianola, IA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Balance-weight for braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 37196
Patent Date: 12/16/1862
Patentee: Kelly, Daniel
Location: Grand Rapids, MI.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Securing bits in stock: recessed bit shank.
Comment: Assignor to self and Jacob A. Smith.

Patent #: 417564
Patent Date: 12/17/1889
Patentee: Kent, Artemas A.
Location: San Jose, CA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned 1/2 to H.C. Pfister and J.D. Signart. Unusual gearing.

Patent #: 1341180
Patent Date: 05/25/1920
Patentee: Kern, William L.
Location: Alameda, CA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: ?
Description: Manufacture of Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 618512
Patent Date: 01/31/1899
Patentee: Kerry, Aaron
Location: Marysville, MI.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace and Drill (chain vise).
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 39151
Patent Date: 07/07/1863
Patentee: King, Samuel U.
Location: Windsor, VT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Head bearing surface on bit stock,
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 20495
Patent Date: 06/08/1858
Patentee: King, Samuel U.
Location: Windsor, VT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit to brace, device for attaching.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 242656
Patent Date: 06/07/1881
Patentee: King, W. Haskell
Location: Athol, Ma
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit gage
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 205400
Patent Date: 06/25/1878
Patentee: Knowles, Charles M.
Location: New London, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 210335
Patent Date: 11/26/1878
Patentee: Knowles, Charles M.
Location: New London, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 998534
Patent Date: 07/18/1911
Patentee: Knuckles, Jacob C.
Location: Ferndale, Kentucky
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combined auger and reamer
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 487123
Patent Date: 11/29/1892
Patentee: Knudsen, Andrew
Location: Tucson, AZ
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 947002
Patent Date: 01/18/1910
Patentee: Koerner, Ferdinand H.
Location: Newark, NJ
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combination-tool.
Comment: N/A

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Patent #: 544411
Patent Date: 08/13/1895
Patentee: Landfair, Herbert D.
Location: Westminster, CA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Drill chuck
Comment: assigned to Goodell Brothers, Greenfield, MA.

Patent #: 863927
Patent Date: 08/20/1907
Patentee: Larsen, Anton
Location: Racine, WI
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace (geared)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 1133046
Patent Date: 03/23/1915
Patentee: Larson, Frank W.
Location: Hartford, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 468771
Patent Date: 02/09/1892
Patentee: Larson, Gustav
Location: Alexandria, MN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace
Comment: assigned to W.C. Smith and F.T. Moore, Waldena, MN.

Patent #: 878404
Patent Date: 02/04/1908
Patentee: Larson, Israel
Location: Sandy, UT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 773576
Patent Date: 11/01/1904
Patentee: Leblanc, Adolphe D.
Location: Montreal, Canada
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Handle for carpenter's braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 811305
Patent Date: 01/30/1906
Patentee: Leblanc, Adolphe D.
Location: Montreal, Canada
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Head for carpenter's braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 935266
Patent Date: 09/28/1909
Patentee: Leland, John A.
Location: Montague, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet-brace.
Comment: Assignor to Millers Falls Co.

Patent #: 14876
Patent Date: 05/13/1856
Patentee: Lettington, Horace
Location: Norwich, NY.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bits, fastening
Comment: N/A

Patent #: N/A
Patent Date: 12/13/1870
Patentee: Levi J. G unn and Charles H. Amidon
Location: Greenfield, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: ?
Description: Bit stock
Comment: Reissue of patent No. 16931 of A.C. Moore, using No. 4199.

Patent #: 654012
Patent Date: 07/17/1900
Patentee: Lewis, Robert
Location: Chihuahua, Mexico
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: 1900

Patent #: 50480
Patent Date: 10/17/1865
Patentee: Lombard, C.E.
Location: Springfield, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 426827
Patent Date: 04/29/1890
Patentee: Long, Thomas C.
Location: West Chester, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet attachment for bit stocks.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 480666
Patent Date: 08/09/1892
Patentee: Louden, George W.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Adjustable bit holder
Comment: probably for major machinery

Patent #: 1186670
Patent Date: 06/13/1916
Patentee: Lovering, John W.
Location: Sandown, NH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit-stock or brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 113680
Patent Date: 12/05/1871
Patentee: Lyman, John T.
Location: Jeffersonville, IN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 30487
Patent Date: 10/23/1860
Patentee: Lyon, Wallace
Location: Deep River, CT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Variable speed bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 250670
Patent Date: 12/13/1881
Patentee: Lyon, Wallace
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Manufacturer: Assignee
Source: N/A
Description: Bit and drill stock
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Co.

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Patent #: 114314
Patent Date: 05/02/1871
Patentee: Manson, Charles
Location: Boston, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 147851
Patent Date: 02/24/1874
Patentee: Manuel, Warren
Location: Boston, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 957696
Patent Date: 05/10/1910
Patentee: Marks, Edward S.
Location: Auburn, NY
Manufacturer: assignee
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: assigned to Ohio Tool Co.

Patent #: 596604
Patent Date: 01/04/1898
Patentee: Marlin, Kemuel L.
Location: Theta, TN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 305090
Patent Date: 09/16/1884
Patentee: Marr, William C. and Maughlin, Albert J.
Location: Onawa, IA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock (unusual, geared)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 191540
Patent Date: 06/05/1877
Patentee: Matthews, James T.
Location: New Berne, NC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratcheting bit-stock with pivoting head.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 650795
Patent Date: 05/29/1900
Patentee: Maxwell, William T. and Spahn, George J.
Location: Baltimore, MD
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Boring implement.
Comment: 1900

Patent #: 1218429
Patent Date: 03/06/1917
Patentee: McCann, James T. & Roberts, William H.
Location: Tuolumne, CA
Manufacturer: ?
Source: no
Description: "Woodworking Tool" - a combination tool with brace, saw, etc.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 583922
Patent Date: 06/08/1897
Patentee: McCellan, Stephen
Location: San Marcos, TX
Manufacturer: Miller's Falls Tool Co.
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace with right-angled "V" guide frame.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 714939
Patent Date: 12/02/1902
Patentee: McClellan, Stephen
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combined bit-brace and chain and bench drill
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 661419
Patent Date: 11/06/1900
Patentee: McClellan, Stephen
Location: NYC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Universal brace and drill.
Comment: 1900. Assignor 1/2 to Dennis Nunan, NYC.

Patent #: 585531
Patent Date: 06/29/1897
Patentee: McClellan, Stephen
Location: San marcos, TX
Manufacturer: Miller's Falls Tool Co
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace (cornering)
Comment: assignor of 2/3 to T.H. Wheless, Austin, TX and D. Nonan, NYC

Patent #: 661418
Patent Date: 11/06/1900
Patentee: McClellan, Stephen
Location: NYC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Universal brace and drill.
Comment: 1900. Assignor 1/2 to Dennis Nunan.

Patent #: 421420
Patent Date: 02/18/1890
Patentee: McCoy, William H.
Location: Erving, MA
Manufacturer: Miller's Falls Tool Co.
Source: N/A
Description: jaws of bit-braces and tool holders
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Co.

Patent #: 118039
Patent Date: 08/15/1871
Patentee: McCoy, William H.
Location: Erving, MA
Manufacturer: Miller's Falls Mfg. Co.
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Mfg. Co.

Patent #: 820814
Patent Date: 05/15/1906
Patentee: McGinnity, Joseph P. and Winkler, Elisha H.
Location: New York, NY and Krebs, Indian Territory
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combination-tool.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 9939
Patent Date: 08/16/1853
Patentee: McKinley, Arshal H.
Location: Higginsport, OH.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Socket for auger handles or braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 108374
Patent Date: 10/18/1870
Patentee: McLaughlin, I.
Location: East Arlington, VT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Drill and holder
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 935047
Patent Date: 09/28/1909
Patentee: McLaughlin, Joseph H.
Location: Millers Falls, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet-brace.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 413203
Patent Date: 10/22/1889
Patentee: McMarsh, Leonard
Location: Spaulding, NE
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 847596
Patent Date: 03/10/1907
Patentee: McMurtry, Alden L.
Location: NYC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Nut-wrench.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 720950
Patent Date: 02/17/1903
Patentee: McWeeny, John H.
Location: New Haven, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace guide
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 514127
Patent Date: 02/06/1894
Patentee: Meahl, Jacob
Location: Cleveland, OH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Double-acting ratchet drill
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 273122
Patent Date: 02/27/1883
Patentee: Merryman, Edward Clinton
Location: New Freedom, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 208623
Patent Date: 10/01/1878
Patentee: Merryman, Edward Clinton
Location: Monkton, IN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 869639
Patent Date: 10/29/1907
Patentee: Michaud, Joseph O.
Location: Fort Kent, ME
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 460922
Patent Date: 10/06/1891
Patentee: Minnich, Simon B.
Location: Landisville, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit holder, compensating
Comment: assigned to M.C. Minnich.

Patent #: 157212
Patent Date: 11/24/1874
Patentee: Mitchell, John S.
Location: Newark, NJ
Manufacturer: bit-stock
Source: N/A
Description: N/A
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 35618
Patent Date: 06/17/1862
Patentee: Mix, John
Location: Chesire, CT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Securing bits in braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 589608
Patent Date: 09/07/1897
Patentee: Mohr, William H.
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit holder
Comment: assigned 1/2 to I.S. Bailey.

Patent #: 16931
Patent Date: 03/31/1857
Patentee: Moore, A.C.
Location: Wilmington, VT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Method of securing bits in their stocks
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 156370
Patent Date: 10/27/1874
Patentee: Moore, William R.
Location: Burton, OH.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Improvement in wrenches.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 355276
Patent Date: 12/28/1886
Patentee: Morgan, Alfred W.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 361227
Patent Date: 04/12/1887
Patentee: Morgan, Alfred W.
Location: Washington, DC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned to T.E. Morgan.

Patent #: 33899
Patent Date: 12/10/1861
Patentee: Morrill, Charles
Location: New York, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit brace with clam action chuck to engage bit recess.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 598382
Patent Date: 02/01/1898
Patentee: Morrison, John H.
Location: Prescott, Arizona Territory
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Brace (multispeed)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 862838
Patent Date: 08/06/1907
Patentee: Murray, Edward T.
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit holder and extender
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 221971
Patent Date: 11/25/1879
Patentee: Murry, John H.
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Cartridge-loading apparatus based on brace.
Comment: N/A


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