Falls catalog describes this drill as:
Rare tropical wood; malleable iron, black enameled
frame; large gear painted red; other metal parts
nickeled. 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
Parsons' Spring Chuck 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.
Star log on crank handle plate. New and Improved
Friction Roll unit, custom design.