Rare example of the No. 2 drill, released in 1910.
With this release, Millers Falls Co. made changes in
marking of the No. 2 drill. For the first time Star Logo
and script "Millers Falls Co., Millers Falls, Mass. USA"
was introduced. Markings on chuck, displayed on previous
releases was abandoned. It was still the same, Parsons
chuck, but without markings.
Falls catalog describes this drill as:
Rare tropical wood; malleable iron, black enameled
frame; large gear painted red; other metal parts
Hollow End Handle, with screw cap, shaped so tool may be
used as a breast drill, and spare bits. Removable side
grip handle. Cut Gears with adjustable friction roll to
equalize bearing. Pinion of Steel, Ball Thrust Bearing.
Reinforced spindle housing.
Chuck of Parsons' pattern with 3 jaws opening with springs,
which are Protected From Injury and Will Not Get Out of
Order, and Closing Evenly on, and Centering Accurately,
round shanks from 0 to 3/8 inch in diameter.
Item #: 210-No2-1910-01
This is nice, early hand drill with Cocobolo main and crank handles,
finished with Tru-oil.
International buyers will receive separate invoice with
S&H cost after purchase is complete.