$75.00

SKU: GB11007 Categories: , Product ID: 5130

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VICE – BRASS: THIS IS A SPECIALTY TOOL IN ALL BRASS WITH IRON THUMB SCREW DESIGNED TO COMPRESS OR HOLD A “V” SPRING OF SOME SORT. MARKED “BUCK & HICKMAN/ WHITECHAPEL/ LONDON”. HICKMAN IS LISTED IN LONDON, 1738-65; BUCK IN PLO STREET IN WHIECHAPEL, 1713. HICKMAN WAS AN INSTRUMENT MAKER. THE LETTERING ON THIS SEEMS TO BE A LATER PERIOD (BLOCK) SO PERHAPS THE FAMILIES WORKED TOGETHER INTO THE 1800’S.