Datamp.org Patents http://www.datamp.org/ Recently added patents en-us US Patent: 481,389 http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?id=41547&pn=481,389 Wrench Patentee: Edward A. Cochran - Oak Park IL Granted:1892-08-23
Manufactured by Tower and Lyon - New York NY

Quick adjusting nut wrench, described as an improvement on the wrench function in combination tool patent no. 461,402. An 8 inch wood handle example is known. A 5 inch version was produced as the T&L EXPERT bicycle wrench.
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US Patent: 250,493 http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?id=29830&pn=250,493 Lubricating Wrench Patentee: Oliver Brothers Jr. - Hartland VT Granted:1881-12-06
Manufactured by Frank L. French - Meriden NH
Assigned to John H. French - Hartford VT

The oiler with spring-loaded internal plug is on the back side of a screw-adjusted axle nut wrench. One known example has a threaded stud on the back side; the oil can was absent. Another has a plausible oil can braze welded to the frame. A blank letterhead gives the maker name as Wagon Wrench Co. of Hartford, VT.
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US Patent: 140,853 http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?id=7714&pn=140,853 Improvement in miter-boxes Patentee: Grenville M. Stevens - Portland ME Granted:1873-07-15
Manufactured by Grenville M. Stevens - Portland ME

An example is reported with this patent date and that for patent 126,588, plus "G. M. Stevens Portland, ME".
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US Patent: 170,964 http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?id=9524&pn=170,964 Improvement in Siding Gages and Brackets Patentee: William S. Payn - Neillsville WI Granted:1875-12-14

When applying the gage to the clapboard, a spring under the handle is pulled up tight, allowing a sharp point to be driven into the underside of the clapboard. When the spring is released, the combination of the point and the spring will hold the tool securely.
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US Patent: 232,892 http://www.datamp.org/patents/displayPatent.php?id=40680&pn=232,892 Vise Patentee: George A Hickcox - Brooklyn NY Granted:1880-10-05
Manufactured by Stephens Patent Vise Company - New York NY
Assigned to Stephens Patent Vise Company - New York NY

A Spring is used to draw the movable jaw toward the object.
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