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  Goodell-Pratt Hand Drill No 5.5B Toolsmiths c. 1935  

This version of the drill was produced by Millers Falls Company after acquisition of Goodell-Pratt in 1931.

In the Goodell-Pratt catalog No. 7 it is described as: This tool is intended to fill a long-felt want for Combination Hand and Brest Drill, the shape of the handle admitting of its use the latter way.  Its capacity is to 3/8 inch; and it has 2 speeds, facilitating the use of large size drills. It has double gear, Two speeds, and a chuck, with capacity to 3/8 inch, as noted below.

  • Frame - Malleable Iron, Japanned.

  • Handle - Polished Hard Wood, Large Head.

  • Gears - Cut Teeth.

  • Speeds - It has Two Speeds, changed by turning the nut on the frame marked "F" and "S".

  • Chuck - Three-jawed, capacity 0 to 3/8 inch.  It has Knurled Nut, Nickel Plated, well made and accurate.

  • Spindle runs in a hardened steel cone bearing."

The frame is malleable iron, black enameled. All gear teeth are accurately cut by automatic machinery. Pinions are steel. Large Gear is finished with red enamel. The accurately turned steel spindle runs in Ball Bearings.

Capacity 3/8 inch
Length 14 inches
Weight 2 3/4 lbs.


Price:  $265.00
Item#:  554-GP-5.5B-1935








International buyers will receive separate invoice with S&H cost after purchase is complete.

Fully restored: 

Main frame and gear fully stripped, re-painted and baked. All handles sanded and polished, treated with Red Mahogany and lacquer. Chuck disassembled, cleaned inside and out. All inside surfaces polished, including jaws for smooth operation.

All gear tight and smooth. Super nice! Great addition to your toolbox. Lovely Tool! Ready for work.


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