This specimen of MF No. 2 - 1929 is unusual. It
is most likely produced after 1938, after a new, two pinion
model was introduced.
First, the tigerwood is used for the main handle and
crank handle. This wood was never used before 1938 and was
introduced with two pinion model. Second, the crank plate is the same
shape as on 1938 model.
Rare find and interesting addition to any toolbox or
Millers Falls Hand Drill No 2 - 1929 Edition.
catalog describes this drill as:
Rosewood handles; 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 Thrust Bearing. Reinforced
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