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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 #: 113344
Patent Date: 04/04/1871
Patentee: Rand, W.H.
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Drill-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 1029028
Patent Date: 06/11/1912
Patentee: Redmon, Dillard
Location: Washington, DC
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Boring brace.
Comment: Leveling device for brace.

Patent #: 268460
Patent Date: 12/12/1882
Patentee: Reid, Alban H.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock ("Lightning" drill)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 884856
Patent Date: 04/14/1908
Patentee: Requillart, Edouard
Location: Levallois-Perret, France
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Folding bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 783895
Patent Date: 02/28/1905
Patentee: Ribert, Joseph M.
Location: New York, NY
Manufacturer: assignee
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: assigned to National Novelty Corp.

Patent #: 122652
Patent Date: 01/09/1872
Patentee: Rice, James
Location: Prairie Creek, IN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 83410
Patent Date: 10/27/1868
Patentee: Richards, George
Location: Richmond Centre, WI
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock, takedown
Comment: assigned to self and Dexter E. Pease.

Patent #: 813586
Patent Date: 02/27/1906
Patentee: Richards, Hubert P.
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: Stanley Rule and Level Co.
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet mechanism for tools.
Comment: Assignor to Stanley Rule and Level Co., New Britain, CT.

Patent #: 268284
Patent Date: 11/28/1882
Patentee: Richardson, John D.
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Tool-stock.
Comment: Assignor 1/2 to Francis L. Manchester, NYC.

Patent #: 292587
Patent Date: 01/29/1884
Patentee: Richardson, John D.
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit and drill brace
Comment: assigned 1/2 to F.L. Manchester, New York, NY.

Patent #: 55364
Patent Date: 06/05/1866
Patentee: Richey, Cromwell O.
Location: Aurora, IN
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace for bits
Comment: Antidated May 16, 1866.

Patent #: 235380
Patent Date: 12/14/1880
Patentee: Rightmyer, Sherwood S.
Location: Buffalo, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 815381
Patent Date: 03/20/1906
Patentee: Robertson, Peter L.
Location: Canfield, Canada
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combination-tool.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 159119
Patent Date: 01/02/1875
Patentee: Robinson, Sylvanus E.
Location: Marshfield, WI
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Wrenches (brace-wrench)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 198685
Patent Date: 12/25/1877
Patentee: Robinson, Sylvanus E.
Location: Newark, NJ.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Improvement in wrenches.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 44047
Patent Date: 08/30/1864
Patentee: Rodier, Louis C.
Location: Springfield, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit holder for bit-stock.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 82251
Patent Date: 09/15/1868
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Sunderland, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock; revolving wrist or handle.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 44823
Patent Date: 10/25/1864
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Sunderland, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes (davis brace).
Description: Method of securing bits in braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 63944
Patent Date: 04/16/1867
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Sunderland, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stocks
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Mfg. Co.

Patent #: 44822
Patent Date: 10/25/1864
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Sunderland, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Mode of securing bits in braces.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 192018
Patent Date: 06/12/1877
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Miller's Falls, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet bit-stock
Comment: Bowdoin S. Parker, administrator.

Patent #: N/A
Patent Date: 01/05/1875
Patentee: Rose, Clemens B.
Location: Sunderland, MA.
Manufacturer: Assignor by mesne to Millers Falls Mfg. Co, Miller's Falls, MA.
Source: yes.
Description: Improvement in bit-stocks.
Comment: reissue of Patent No. 63,944, April 16, 1867.

Patent #: 275860
Patent Date: 04/17/1883
Patentee: Rose, Elmore E.
Location: Springfield, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace fastening
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 684722
Patent Date: 10/15/1901
Patentee: Rose, Eugene S.
Location: Stockbridge, MI
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace for suger-bits and augers.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 868812
Patent Date: 10/22/1907
Patentee: Ruegg, Louis
Location: Lewiston, MT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit holder
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 77219
Patent Date: 04/28/1868
Patentee: Rundlett, Samuel C.
Location: Portland, ME
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

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Patent #: 17395
Patent Date: 05/26/1857
Patentee: Saladee, Cyrus W.
Location: Columbus, OH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit for cutting cylindrical plugs of wood.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 38633
Patent Date: 05/19/1863
Patentee: Sanderson, Burton
Location: Derby Lane, VT.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit or boring tool
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 118058
Patent Date: 08/15/1871
Patentee: Sawyer, Samuel
Location: Erving, MA
Manufacturer: Miller's Falls Mfg. Co.
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Mfg. Co.

Patent #: 981693
Patent Date: 01/17/1911
Patentee: Schade, Edmond A.
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: Stanley Rule and Level Co.
Source: yes
Description: Connection for bit-brace bows
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 1188363
Patent Date: 06/20/1916
Patentee: Schade, Edmund A.
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: Stanley Rule and Level Co.
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 967837
Patent Date: 08/16/1910
Patentee: Schade, Edmund A.
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: Assignor to Stanley Rule and Level Co.
Source: no
Description: Bit brace chuck.
Comment: Ratchet mechanism

Patent #: 890801
Patent Date: 06/16/1908
Patentee: Schmidt, John A.
Location: Buffalo, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace attachment
Comment: Modification of Haeberle-Schmidt brace.

Patent #: 903011
Patent Date: 11/03/1908
Patentee: Schtabe, Ferdinand
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Level.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 978066
Patent Date: 12/06/1910
Patentee: Schucker, Alvin B.
Location: Reading, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Carpenter's brace.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 802713
Patent Date: 10/24/1905
Patentee: Scott, Zaccheus
Location: West Newton, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Auger-brace.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 729426
Patent Date: 05/26/1903
Patentee: Scott, Zaccheus
Location: Blythesdale, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Coal-digger.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 67139
Patent Date: 07/23/1867
Patentee: Seavey, William F.
Location: Portland, ME
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 606395
Patent Date: 06/28/1898
Patentee: Shaw, Elver H.
Location: Sedalia, MO.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combination-tool.
Comment: Assignor 1/2 to W.A. Fraser, Sedalia, MO.

Patent #: 465542
Patent Date: 12/22/1891
Patentee: Shell, John E.
Location: Monticello, AR.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Wrench.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 309887
Patent Date: 12/30/1884
Patentee: Shepard, Amos
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: P,S & W
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet brace with side levers
Comment: assigned to Peck, Stow and Wilcox, Southington, CT.

Patent #: 100458
Patent Date: 03/01/1870
Patentee: Shepardson, H.E.
Location: Shelburne Falls, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace; curved or segmental sliding jaws
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 921171
Patent Date: 05/11/1909
Patentee: Shortt, Prince E.
Location: Floyd, VA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Combination tool (brace-wrench)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 87715
Patent Date: 03/09/1868
Patentee: Sible, William H.
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 545827
Patent Date: 09/03/1895
Patentee: Silcott, Louden
Location: Mount Vernon, OH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: "Screwing and boring hand tool"
Comment: three-chuck geared attachment for brace.

Patent #: 1171670
Patent Date: 02/15/1916
Patentee: Sisk, Ira E.
Location: E. St. Louis, IL
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 128430
Patent Date: 06/25/1872
Patentee: Sloan, T.J.
Location: New York, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Drilling Machine, hand.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 376557
Patent Date: 01/17/1888
Patentee: Smiley, Henry
Location: Boston, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit holder for bit stocks
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 356214
Patent Date: 01/18/1887
Patentee: Smiley, Henry
Location: Boston, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 51874
Patent Date: 01/02/1866
Patentee: Smith, Aaron W.
Location: Manchester, NH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit stock; divisable bow accepting tubular handpiece.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 901395
Patent Date: 10/20/1908
Patentee: Smith, Alfred E.
Location: Kelso, WA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 549661
Patent Date: 11/12/1895
Patentee: Smith, Allan A.
Location: Grand Island, NE
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet-drill (engineer's)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 17770
Patent Date: 07/07/1857
Patentee: Smith, Amos J.
Location: Lynn, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: no
Description: Bit or drill holder
Comment: Assigned to himself and George W. Otis

Patent #: 9209
Patent Date: 08/17/1852
Patentee: Smith, Erasmus
Location: Norwich, Chenango County, NY.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: "Fastener of bitts to braces"
Comment: assigned to David Maypole

Patent #: 501110
Patent Date: 07/11/1893
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Hartford, CT
Manufacturer: Holt Mfg. Co. Serial No. 456,630
Source: yes
Description: Tool holder
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 274042
Patent Date: 03/13/1883
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Convertible screwdriver and borer
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 274040
Patent Date: 03/13/1883
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned 1/2 to E.G. Cruttenden.

Patent #: 274041
Patent Date: 03/13/1883
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 505611
Patent Date: 09/26/1893
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Hartford, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 542448
Patent Date: 07/09/1895
Patentee: Smith, Henry V.
Location: Hartford, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 82041
Patent Date: 09/08/1868
Patentee: Smith, Robert D.O.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: *

Patent #: 488701
Patent Date: 12/27/1892
Patentee: Smith, Theophillis O.
Location: Oxford, England
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace, bit attachment
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 319430
Patent Date: 06/02/1885
Patentee: Snedekum, Charles
Location: Bat City, MI
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: brace or drill with alternating rotation.
Comment: *

Patent #: 635902
Patent Date: 10/31/1899
Patentee: Snow, Levi T.
Location: New haven, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 492118
Patent Date: 02/21/1893
Patentee: Snyder, John T.
Location: N/A
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Drilling machine (for mining coal, but brace configuration).
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 234624
Patent Date: 11/16/1880
Patentee: Spofford, Nelson
Location: Haverhill, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 225768
Patent Date: 03/23/1880
Patentee: Spofford, Nelson
Location: Haverhill, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 25984
Patent Date: 11/01/1859
Patentee: Spofford, Nelson
Location: Haverhill, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock with clam-style chuck
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 237780
Patent Date: 02/15/1881
Patentee: Spofford, Nelson N.
Location: Haverhill, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 246233
Patent Date: 08/23/1881
Patentee: Spofford, Nelson N.
Location: Haverhill, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Ratchet bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 63438
Patent Date: 04/02/1867
Patentee: Stackpole, Greenleaf
Location: New York, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 36538
Patent Date: 09/23/1862
Patentee: Stackpole, Greenleaf
Location: Portland, ME.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes; two different
Description: Bit braces
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 97455
Patent Date: 11/30/1869
Patentee: Stanley, Augustus
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: Stanley Rule and Level Co?
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: Antidated to November 20, 1869.

Patent #: 168933
Patent Date: 10/19/1875
Patentee: Stanley, Henry
Location: Johnsbury, VT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Improvement in handles for boring tools.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 294413
Patent Date: 03/04/1887
Patentee: Stanton, Judson A.
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Wrench.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 625209
Patent Date: 05/16/1899
Patentee: Stear, Elmer E.
Location: Millstone, PA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace-wrench.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 887708
Patent Date: 05/12/1908
Patentee: Stearns, Samuel H.
Location: New Britain, CT
Manufacturer: assignee
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace handle
Comment: assigned to Stanley Rule and Level Co.

Patent #: 229197
Patent Date: 06/22/1880
Patentee: Stevens, Henry L.
Location: Miller's Falls, Ma
Manufacturer: assignee
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: assigned to Miller's Falls Co.

Patent #: 460256
Patent Date: 09/29/1891
Patentee: Steward, John F.
Location: Chicago, IL
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Handle for rotary tools.
Comment: Assignor 1/2 to Elias M. Watson, Beloit, WI.

Patent #: 790086
Patent Date: 05/16/1905
Patentee: Stites, Charles W.
Location: New York, NY
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Folding bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 84015
Patent Date: 11/10/1868
Patentee: Stockbridge, Charles H.
Location: Northampton, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-holder
Comment: assigned to self and Osmore C. Roberts.

Patent #: 62232
Patent Date: 02/19/1867
Patentee: Stockbridge, Charles H.
Location: Whately, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Brace, boring bit
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 218593
Patent Date: 08/12/1879
Patentee: Stow, Orson W.
Location: Plantsville, CT
Manufacturer: Peck, Stow and Wilcox
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned to Peck, Stow and Wilcox.

Patent #: 81031
Patent Date: 08/11/1868
Patentee: Stratton, O.G.
Location: Greenfield, MA
Manufacturer: Bit-stock
Source: N/A
Description: N/A
Comment: N/A

Patent #: N/A
Patent Date: 02/22/1881
Patentee: Stratton, Oscar G.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock and shank
Comment: assigned by Mense to J.W. & J.C. White and H.M. Lewis. Reissue.

Patent #: 512237
Patent Date: 01/02/1894
Patentee: Strayer, George D.
Location: Stroudsburg, PA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Angling boring brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 16938
Patent Date: 03/31/1857
Patentee: Streeter, Abel W.
Location: Shelburne Falls, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Method of constructing bit stocks
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 12289
Patent Date: 01/23/1855
Patentee: Streeter, Abel W.
Location: Shelburne Falls, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: "Centre-fastening bit"
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 61113
Patent Date: 01/08/1867
Patentee: Streeter, Abel W.
Location: Shelburne Falls, MA
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 40652
Patent Date: 11/17/1863
Patentee: Streeter, Abel W.
Location: Shelburne Falls, MA.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Head screw at top of brace socket.
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 722332
Patent Date: 03/10/1903
Patentee: Stump, Ira E.
Location: Cleveland, OH
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-stock
Comment: assigned 1/2 to E.E. Crook.

Patent #: 609478
Patent Date: 08/23/1898
Patentee: Sturgis, Francis M.
Location: Shelbyville, IL
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Bit-brace
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 163856
Patent Date: 07/01/1875
Patentee: Sutton, Delay F.
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Manufacturer: Mfg. by Diamond Wrench & Tool Co. Portland, ME
Source: yes?
Description: Bit-stock with single jaw in rotating chuck.
Comment: Takedown frame.

Patent #: 520502
Patent Date: 05/29/1894
Patentee: Swan, James
Location: Seymour, CT
Manufacturer: James Swan Mfg. Co.
Source: yes, boxed.
Description: Hollow auger
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 337888
Patent Date: 03/16/1886
Patentee: Swan, James
Location: Seymour, CT
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: yes
Description: Bit holder (Wooden Case)
Comment: N/A

Patent #: 819817
Patent Date: 05/08/1906
Patentee: Sweeney, Patrick L. and Jahn, Leo C.
Location: Jasper, IN.
Manufacturer: N/A
Source: N/A
Description: Combined wrench and bit-stock.
Comment: N/A


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