Vintage tool - brace #23:
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
The ruler in the photos is for a size comparison only, not for sale.
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.
All of our items are genuine vintage - that means they have been used, and have the normal wear and tear associated with a genuine vintage item. Please check all photos carefully as the photos form a large part of the condition description, and ask any questions you may have prior to your purchase.