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 Star 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.