Patented and Distinctive Bit Braces & Augers, a Research Study
by
George Langford, Sc.D.
Updated December 20, 2016
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Vaughan & Bushnell
Vaughan & Bushnell's claim to fame is its line of hammers, but they also made woodworking planes with forged steel bodies and some well made, heavy duty carpenter's braces like the three seen here.

Patentee/
Associate
Representative Images
(right-click & view image)
Examples
Found by GB

Patents
Patent Dates
Directory of American
Toolmakers: active years
Edward Graham/
Vaughan & Bushnell
Chuck apart
128
  
No444VandB857.JPG
1,017,408
1,100,070
February 13, 1912
June 16, 1914
1873-1994 (Vaughan & Bushnell)
Edward Graham/
Vaughan & Bushnell
Chuck apart
129 1,017,408
1,100,070
February 13, 1912
June 16, 1914
1912-1914 (Edward Graham,
according to the Directory of
American Tool & Machinery Patents
)