Vintage tool - brace T2495
Up for sale is a very early 7" Iron Framed Hand Brace with a Beech Pad Handle, it could even be 18th century.
It's of a very archaic construction, no locking mechanism for the chuck, just a square tapered hole, the frame has a simple bulge for the crank handle, the beech pad handle is held on simply by the frame being peened over.
Weight - 480g
This brace is in authentic vintage condition, wear to the pad handle consistent with it's age, it's a very very old brace.
Please check the photos as they are part of the description.