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276874 Kirk Eppler 2023‑01‑08 Re: Info request, Prentiss pipe vise No 100
Your problem is, it’s not a pipe vise, it’s a bicycle vise.


I doubt you can see the pix in the thread without joining GJ, but I can
send them to you (and other interested parties) off list.

Kirk in Half Moon Bay, CA, where we had a Reasonable amount of wind and
rain today, an rumor only one tree down.  More pix here if you care


On Sat, Jan 7, 2023 at 5:12 PM Christian Gagneraud  wrote:

> Hi Galoots,
> While on holiday, I visited the Geraldine Vintage Car & Machinery
> Museum here in New Zealand
> (
> https://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/collections/3233/geraldine-vintage-car-machinery-
> ).
> A Very interesting one.
> I met a guy over there, and he's looking for information about a pipe vise.
> N0 100, made by Prentiss Vise Co.
> I could not find much on google, and this model is not mentioned in
> the few catalogues available on internet archive.
> [1 hour later]
> I found this US patent from 1897 which seems to fit with that vise:
> https://patents.google.com/patent/US590385A/en
> If anyone has more information, please let me know.
> See pics here:
> https://groups.io/g/oldtools/photo/264875/3551264
> https://groups.io/g/oldtools/photo/264875/3551263
> https://groups.io/g/oldtools/photo/264875/3551262
> Happy new year everyone!
> Chris
> --
Sent from my iPad, apologies for the Auto Correct errors. Kirk

Kirk Eppler in Half Moon Bay, CA 

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