|Originally a Preston design, this simplified small version of the Preston 1369 has no adjusters. However, it has a fence which is very useful and it still retains the detachable nose to allow for close work. This particular tool was purchased from a hardware store, new, still available in the middle 1970's|
|Front view. A practical design by practical men of the twentieth
century, this tool retains little of the charm of its predecessor but most of the
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|Record 2506 with original box and fence.
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|Front view with bullnose attachment separated. Two pins and a screw
keep the front nose attached and aligned.
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|Rear view with fence. You can see two vee grooves milled into the
back which guide the fence and keep it straight. It's not a critical feature but it's
still very elegant and shows careful design.
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|MATERIALS||Body||Nickel Plated Iron casting|
|Cost in 1909||Unknown|
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