Antique Trader Tools Price Guide

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The Most Valuable Tool in Your Toolbox

Lacking the edge on tool information? Cut through the competition and hammer home deals like a pro with Antique Trader Tools Price Guide. Featuring 700 color photos, thousands of listings with current values, market trends, and collecting advice, it's the definitive reference on antique tools. This book features:

  • 700 color photos, with actual prices received at auctions...
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Overview


The Most Valuable Tool in Your Toolbox

Lacking the edge on tool information? Cut through the competition and hammer home deals like a pro with Antique Trader Tools Price Guide. Featuring 700 color photos, thousands of listings with current values, market trends, and collecting advice, it's the definitive reference on antique tools. This book features:

  • 700 color photos, with actual prices received at auctions
  • 2,000 listings covering planes, braces, drills, saws, hammers, levels, rules, squares, gauges, scientific instruments, patented tools, advertising, and much more
  • Information on building a collection, condition grading, market trends, and investing

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  • Chapter on collecting Stanley tools
  • Condition grading photos
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440205538
  • Publisher: KP Books
  • Publication date: 3/8/2010
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 695,030
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Clarence Blanchard, a leading expert in antique tools and their value, is the president of Antique & Collectible Tools, Inc., the corporation that owns Fine Tool Journal and Brown Auction Services. Blanchard's auctions hold every world record price realized for nearly every type of antique tool.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

Focusing a Collection 8

Values 10

Condition Grades 11

Trends 12

Building a Collection 13

Collecting Stanley Tools 14

Pricing 14

Type Studies 15

Type and Value 15

Trademarks and Logos 15

Condition 17

Original Boxes 20

Listings

Advertising, Displays, Salesman's Samples & Ephemera 22

Books and Catalogs 30

Braces & Bits 32

Drills 43

Edged Tools 46

Hammers & Mallets 55

Levels & Inclinometers 59

Machinery 71

Planes, Routers & Scrapers 73

Rules, Squares & Gauges 231

Scientific, Drafting, Engineering, Surveying & Technical Instruments 264

Special Use & Miscellaneous Tools 270

Tool Chests & Benches 285

Clubs and Organizations 292

Glossary 293

Bibliography 299

Index 300

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