DEAD MINT! in Wrapper JAMES SWAN 1/8 x 14 inch Tang Firmer Gouge - 81640M

$ 49.00
  • DEAD MINT in Wrapper! JAMES SWAN 1/8 x 14 inch Socket Firmer Gouge - 81640M

DEAD MINT! in Wrapper JAMES SWAN 1/8 x 14 inch Tang Firmer Gouge - 81640M

$ 49.00
Item #: 81640M

1877-1951. The single-most respected name for edge taking and holding of all time! James Swan emigrated from Scotland in 1854 and worked at the Bassett Iron Works in Birmingham, CT, the Farrel Foundry & Machine Co in Ansonia, CT, and for Oliver Annes before buying Annes' business in 1877. He acquired Douglass Mfg. Co. and changed its name, but apparently still used its name in 1894. Upon Swan's death, the company passed to his son William, followed by his brother John, followed by James, son of John. The company headquarters were located in Seymour, CT.

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1877-1951. The single-most respected name for edge taking and holding of all time! James Swan emigrated from Scotland in 1854 and worked at the Bassett Iron Works in Birmingham, CT, the Farrel Foundry & Machine Co in Ansonia, CT, and for Oliver Annes before buying Annes' business in 1877. He acquired Douglass Mfg. Co. and changed its name, but apparently still used its name in 1894. Upon Swan's death, the company passed to his son William, followed by his brother John, followed by James, son of John. The company headquarters were located in Seymour, CT.